Providence High School, Burbank, is a Catholic, independent, co-educational, college-preparatory institution which endeavors to serve students of varied academic backgrounds. The school carries the mission of the Catholic Church within the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Providence High School was founded in 1955 by the Sisters of Providence and is governed by Providence St. Joseph Health. Providence graduates are Faith-Filled Persons, Effective Communicators, Responsible Citizens, and Life-Long Learners. Providence serves an ethnically diverse student population who live within 75 different zip codes. Providence High School enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year was 500. www.providencehigh.org
Qualifications and Description:
It is preferred that applicants have teaching experience and a bachelor's degree in Special Education or a related field. A master’s degree and/or Educational Therapist certification or coursework is preferred.
Candidates preferably have experience serving as a learning specialist in a high school. It is also preferred that candidates have experience reviewing psychoeducational testing, developing student accommodation plans, and tracking progress over time. This role will also lead professional development for teachers to support student learning and potentially small groups of students in workshop format.
The candidate should be a self-starter, very knowledgeable in his/her teaching field, flexible, and passionate about educating young adults. The candidate should be a skilled communicator in guiding the student support team towards determining shared goals: students, parents/guardians, teachers, counselors, administration, and outside experts. The candidate should be committed to developing and practicing cultural competence in their role.
To apply, please upload the following documents by clicking on the link listed below:
Cover letter explaining both interest in and qualifications for the position. Specifically address your practical and philosophical approaches to supporting students during the current global crisis of the pandemic.
Resume or CV
Names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references. References should include at least two direct supervisors.
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skill required of employees so classified.
Work Environment: At Providence High School, equity, inclusion, and social justice are core to our mission. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and embrace difference for the benefit of our students, families, faculty, and staff. Our goal is to create a diverse learning community where every employee is known, cared for, supported, and retained. As such, Providence is committed to maintaining a responsive and inclusive workplace free of discrimination, harassment, violence, and any other abusive conduct. Mindful of our mission to be expressions of God's healing love, we employ and support people of any race, ancestry or national origin, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, religion, disability, veteran or military status, citizenship, or any other applicable legally protected status with all the rights and privileges generally accorded or made available to all employees of the school.