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English Teachers 2018-2019 School Year

Leadership Public Schools is seeking applicants interested in teaching 

English for openings for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year.


About Our Organization:

Leadership Public Schools (LPS) is a network of urban charter high schools whose mission is to create educational equity. We empower students for college, career, and community leadership and share our practices on a national scale. LPS has been recognized for closing the achievement gap and fostering a culture of innovation.

LPS values the role teachers play in supporting student achievement and personal development. Our teachers value collaboration, celebrate diversity in perspective and background, take risks, and show flexibility to continuously improve instruction and student learning.

LPS is seeking English Teachers

LPS is seeking talented high school English teachers who are energized by the LPS  mission and are committed to educational equity for historically underserved youth.  Our English program:

  • Encourages students’ fluid and growing identities as active readers, writers, and thinkers.
  • Engages students to think deeply, critically, and purposefully about the world, a wide variety of texts, others, and themselves.
  • Cultivates students’ abilities to form and articulate their own arguments and opinions on real-world issues based on evidence.
  • Supports students in developing the confidence and skills to express themselves both verbally and in writing in various ways for various contexts.
  • Builds skills through peer and teacher feedback, self-reflection.
  • Believes that knowledge is constructed and shared with others, in a social context; develops critical discussion skills with peers and teachers.
  • Cultivates research skills through collaborative and personal inquiry.

If you are a dynamic English teacher who inspires students -

We would like to meet you!  


Essential Qualifications:

  • B.A., or B.S required; Master’s Degree desirable
  • Two or more years teaching experience, particularly in a school serving low-income students and students of color
  • Appropriate CA Teaching credential with EL authorization (strongly preferred)
  • Commitment to achieving equitable educational outcomes with strong cultural competency and cross-cultural communication skills
  • Deep content knowledge and enthusiasm for English Language Arts within and beyond the classroom
  • Experience using assessment and data to refine curricula and inform instruction
  • Evidence of professional reflection and collaboration
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Able to leverage educational technology including the Google Suite
  • Willingness to participate in shared leadership and student support beyond the classroom
  • Comfort working in a charter environment that includes ongoing iteration and flexible roles
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus


This is a full-time position of 190 days including 8 days of professional development. There are seven optional additional instructional collaboration/ professional development days and many opportunities for stipended curriculum work and teacher leadership.


Compensation is commensurate with experience and education. We offer a generous benefits package that includes:

  • Choice of Kaiser or Anthem Healthcare plans
  • Vision and dental coverage
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for  unreimbursed medical, dependent care  
  • State Teachers’ Retirement (STRS)
  • Option to participate in voluntary benefits: Aflac, Commuter Checks, LifeLock

To Apply:

Interested candidate should submit:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

** In-person interview and performance tasks will take place on school sites.

Leadership Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity at all levels

Why We Work at LPS: 

LPS is driven by a deep respect for our teachers and staff, and a commitment to the professionalization of teaching. We embrace collaboration, risk-taking, and flexibility in order to improve instruction and student learning.




If you think you would make a positive and lasting difference in
our student's lives we want to hear from you! 


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