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Early Childhood Teacher
Hollywood Schoolhouse is looking for a full-time Early Childhood Teacher for the 2019-20 school year.
Hollywood Schoolhouse knows, values, and encourages fearless curiosity. Through a blended program of innovative academics and structured learning, our diverse community inspires students to be academically strong, artistically proud, physically active, and socially grounded.
Hollywood Schoolhouse is a community that nurtures, supports, and inspires students throughout their journey in primary education by balancing the best of progressive and traditional instruction. Our focus on academic excellence through a multifaceted curriculum creates students who thrive – with minds nourished, bodies solid, and voices strong.
We are a community of engaged students, passionate educators, bold leaders, and invested parents who celebrate diversity and the everyday accomplishments that mark each individual’s growth. We work in concert to instill the joy of learning by providing students a safe place to take risks. At Hollywood Schoolhouse, we measure success not only by our graduates’ confidence, poise, and academic strength but by the truly exceptional citizens they become.
Teaching at Hollywood Schoolhouse
Hollywood Schoolhouse seeks dynamic educators to teach our students and be a part of the HSH community.
With Respect to Children
Is responsible for the learning process, the instruction of curriculum, and all student evaluations at the level assigned.
Understands the school’s Mission.
Teaches in accordance with the school’s Mission and educational philosophy.
Guides and counsels children individually and as a class as necessary.
Confers with appropriate school personnel when issues of student concern arise.
Is familiar with the academic, social-emotional, and health history of each child.
Instructs students in fire, earthquake drills and any other emergency procedures as needed.
Seeks helpful input from appropriate school personnel regarding the needs of students.
Helps students develop socially and emotionally, as responsible, respectful persons.
With Respect to Parents
Communicates regularly with parents, keeping them informed of changes in a child’s performance and behavior.
Treats families as people first and works to make them feel known, valued, and encouraged.
Prepares report cards (bi-annually)
Conducts scheduled parent conferences according to the school calendar and other conferences as necessary.
Communicates via email (kaymbu), daily / weekly emails and/or class newsletter as expected per division.
Returns emails within 24 hours.
With Respect to Classroom and Supervision
Creates a classroom environment conducive to learning; an atmosphere where creativity, mutual respect, and self-esteem are valued and modeled.
Develops a classroom management plan that is aligned with the school mission.
Posts class schedules and notices for student viewing, providing verbal explanations as necessary.
Maintains a clean and organized classroom.
Regularly updates bulletin boards and student work in accordance with the curriculum.
Supervises children in and outside of the classroom as required.
With Respect to the School and Administration
Role models clarify and enforce philosophy, standards, and regulations as outlined in the Handbook.
Fulfills additional duties as assigned by the administration.
Prepares for and attends all scheduled divisional meetings and all school faculty meetings.
Shows continued growth and enhancement of skills and knowledge through professional development.
With Regard to the Staff Handbook
Reads and understands the Staff Handbook.
Follows the policies and procedures outlined in the Staff Handbook.
- Child Development Teacher permit (BA in Child Development preferred)
- Two years of successful, full time, lead teaching experience in Early Childhood program
- Demonstrated success working with students
Hollywood Schoolhouse is looking for a full-time Music Teacher for the 2019-20 school year.
The Music Program at Hollywood Schoolhouse is an integral part of our curriculum. We believe that all arts hold an important part of a child’s learning.
We are looking for a teacher that is motivated and comfortable teaching music to young children. We would like this person to be professional and open to the unique aspects of the community. Arts are a vital component to our curriculum and therefore we are looking for a strong leader and open-minded individual willing to jump in and get creative. The following are key components to the job description:
* Maintain a classroom of students who are able to perform in different scenarios throughout the year.
* Follow Common Core and California State Standards in Music for 5-12-year-olds.
* Work closely with teachers to develop curriculum unique to each year.
* Work with both early childhood and elementary coordinators to develop many curriculum related productions throughout the year
* Help Direct and Produce our Spring Musical with the Performance teacher
* Collaborate with Performance teacher for Community Circles
* Maintain positive connections with students, families, and staff
* Maintain professional relationships in the arts community. Look for opportunities for our students to perform and be a part of the bigger art community in our neighborhood.
The ideal candidate should possess, at minimum, a Bachelor’s Degree in Music or a related field of study, and have at least 2 years teaching music. The candidate should have experience teaching children ages 3-12, putting on performances with this age group and able to integrate core classroom curriculum into production pieces for learning. The candidate should be familiar with Common Core standards, Responsive classroom (or related discipline philosophy), be a team player, be open to diverse learners and comfortable in an independent school setting.
It is our responsibility to employ a diverse group of educators who exemplify excellence in teaching and leadership and teach by example, as well as by pedagogy.