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Early Childhood Lead Teacher

Mission

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.

Philosophy

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.

Position Requirements

  • Child Development Lead 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

This position is salary based with benefits.


Spanish Teacher

Hollywood Schoolhouse is looking for a full-time Spanish Teacher for the 2021-22 school year.

Mission

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.

Philosophy

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.  

The Spanish teacher position at Hollywood Schoolhouse encompasses the instruction of the following age groups: Early Childhood (Junior Kindergarten), Elementary (K-5), and early Middle School (6th grade). Children at HSH learn Spanish through the Communicative Approach to foreign language acquisition, in conjunction with TPR, and Task-Based Learning—with as much exposure to the language as possible. Grammatical concepts are introduced with increasing difficulty throughout the duration of the program, culminating with the 6th grade curriculum being grammar based.

As so many age groups are attended to, this position requires the ability to quickly change teaching methods, and energy levels based upon the age groups being instructed.

Responsibilities include:

  • Implement classroom management techniques to create a nurturing and structured classroom environment
  • Develop and implement lesson plans and classroom activities aligned with California State Standards and World Language Content Standards
  • Use an assortment of teaching methods to address the needs of a variation of grade levels, and learning styles
  • Use TPR and TPRS instruction to facilitate language acquisition
  • Develop and administer a variety of assessments to measure student growth towards goals
  • Assess students regularly and refine and differentiate classroom instruction based upon assessment data and student needs
  • Communicate and collaborate professionally with teammates, parents, and community members
  • Participate in staff development workshops periodically.

Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Education and a valid California teaching certificate in the area of Spanish (preferred)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a Spanish teacher (preferred)
  • Knowledge of encouraging students to be global citizens and active members of our local communities, linguistically and culturally.
  • Desire to continue professional development
  • Excellent organization skills and an ability to coordinate multiple tasks and activities
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and an ability to keep multiple stakeholder groups, including parents, teachers, staff, volunteers and partners, informed of critical issues, activities and schedules.
  • An ability and enthusiasm for promoting the school and its mission to a broad and diverse group of people.
  • Excellent work ethic, positive attitude, flexibility and willingness to perform tasks assigned