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de Toledo High School is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, the presence of mental, physical, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law.

We admit students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at de Toledo High School. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Current Position Available

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  • ENGLISH TEACHER

    de Toledo High School in West Hills, CA, is a vibrant, innovative, and academically-rigorous independent high school community, where intellectual imagination and ethical action are inseparable.  We are seeking an experienced and dynamic English teacher, beginning in August 2021.
     
    A strong candidate must be an enthusiastic, energetic, and collegial individual who wants to work with high school students in a collaborative and inclusive academic setting.  The de Toledo English Department’s mission is to expose students to a wide variety of texts in an effort to promote close reading and critical thinking, and to foster an understanding of the moves writers make to create meaning. To that end, the candidate will facilitate deep inquiry and support students in seeking answers; nurture an appreciation for literature's ability to imbue a deeper understanding of the human experience; strive to expose students to impactful writing from around the world to help them develop a broad cultural literacy; aim to produce college ready writers and speakers, confident of their clarity, purpose and voice, in hopes that they may advocate for themselves and others.
     
    Responsibilities:
    • Teach four classes in the English Department.
    • Demonstrate an overall knowledge of one's discipline(s) to build curriculum in order to reach students’ diverse ability levels and learning styles.
    • Develop curricula and activities to meet academic standards, and design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards.
    • Participate in ongoing reflection of lessons, evaluations, curricula, course content, and course materials.
    • Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records.
    • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interest of the students.
    • Communicate expectations, criteria for assessment, student progress, and student strengths/weaknesses to parents/guardians and students.
    • Demonstrate high standards of professionalism.
    • Embody the characteristics that the school wishes the students to uphold, especially but not limited to respect, excellence, authenticity, curiosity, hard work, and professionalism.
    • Develop in students the skills, interests, and abilities necessary to be lifelong learners and engaged civic participants.
    • Be flexible, motivated, confident, professional, and eager to evolve as an educator and to work in a highly collaborative environment.
    • Participate in community events and contribute to the school culture.
    • Participate in grade-level activities and school-wide functions.
     
    Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s in English or related field; Master’s in English or related field; or M. Ed. with BA in English (or related field) preferred.
    • Minimum three years of experience teaching English to grades 9-12.
    • Deep knowledge of: English grammatical concepts, the recursive writing process, different genres of student writing, canonical literature and contemporary and post-colonial literature.
    • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication (oral and written) abilities.
    • Ability to work collaboratively and independently.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with a grade-level team within the department to develop grade-level curriculum that is consistent and coordinated across the four-year English curriculum.
     
    About de Toledo High School
    Founded in 2002, de Toledo High School (formerly New Community Jewish High School) is an independent Jewish community high school located in West Hills, CA. It is a vibrant and academically rigorous school community where intellectual imagination and ethical action are inseparable. We seek to shape students into persons of character who will be respectful, knowledgeable, and collaborative leaders who conduct themselves in accordance with ethical standards. At dTHS, every student may strive to be both an A+ student and an A+ human being. Our mission is to raise a new generation of Jewish leaders for whom Jewish values and tradition shape and guide their vision and for whom knowledge creates possibilities for moral action, good character, and shalom. For more information, please visit www.dths.org.
     
    Qualified candidates, regardless of faith, are encouraged to email a cover letter and resume to careers@dths.org.
  • GIRLS VOLLEYBALL PROGRAM DIRECTOR/VARSITY HEAD COACH

    de Toledo High School, a vibrant and innovative independent high school, is looking for an experienced Girls Volleyball Program Director/Varsity Head Coach to join our team for the 2021-2022 school year.  Head coaches are key individuals in our school’s athletic program and are selected because of their ability to accomplish the aims of the overall program.  This is a part-time position and reports to the Athletic Director.
     
    The Girls Volleyball Program Director/Varsity Head Coach:
     
    • is responsible for maintaining, building, and providing direction in the sport, as well as monitoring the behavior, safety, and welfare of the participants.
    • is expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times
    • is responsible for fielding teams which our school and community can be proud of, both on and off the field
    • teaches the value of good conduct, attitude, sportsmanship, responsibility, and competitive mindset, which are important as win-loss records in determining the success of our student-athletes and program.
     
    Please send your resume and cover letter to Alvin Castro (Athletic Director) acastro@dths.org and Steven Deutsch (Associate Athletic Director) stevedeutsch@dths.org.
     
    About de Toledo High School 
    Founded in 2002, de Toledo High School (formerly New Community Jewish High School) is an independent Jewish community high school located in West Hills, CA. It is a vibrant and academically rigorous school community where intellectual imagination and ethical action are inseparable. We seek to shape students into persons of character who will be respectful, knowledgeable, and collaborative leaders who conduct themselves in accordance with ethical standards. At dTHS, every student may strive to be both an A+ student and an A+ human being. Our mission is to raise a new generation of Jewish leaders for whom Jewish values and tradition shape and guide their vision and for whom knowledge creates possibilities for moral action, good character and shalom. For more information, please visit www.dths.org.
  • SPANISH TEACHER

    de Toledo High School, a vibrant and innovative independent high school, is seeking an experienced and dynamic Spanish teacher for a full- or part-time teaching position beginning in August 2021.  The candidate must show excellent skills as a teacher, and passion for teaching the Spanish language and the culture of different Spanish-speaking regions.  A strong candidate will have the heart of a teacher, the passion for igniting teenagers’ curiosity, and the love for inspiring students to move outside of their comfort zones.
     
    Responsibilities:
    • Teach three classes
      • Anticipated levels of instruction include level 4, AP Spanish Literature, and AP Spanish Language; we highly value candidates who are able to teach multiple levels and learning styles.
    • Ongoing reflection on lessons, evaluations, curricula, course content, and course materials.
    • Integrate technology to support students learning.
    • Participate in community events and contribute to the rich school culture.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Enthusiasm for mission and vision of De Toledo High School and strong commitment to embrace and promote its culture.
    • Native or near-native fluency in Spanish.
    • 3+ years teaching advanced Spanish levels; experience teaching AP classes preferred.
    • Experience in a fully immersed classroom setting required.
    • Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent degree in Spanish, Education, Linguistics, or related field; master’s degree preferred.
    • Must be flexible, highly professional, eager to evolve as educators and enjoy working in a highly collaborative environment.
    • Demonstrate proficiency (ACTFL) in developing student’s proficiency in the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, within a relevant and culturally appropriate context.
    • Demonstrate ability to teach with a variety of modalities to reach different learning styles.
    • Ability to communicate with high school students.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with people at all levels and in all settings.
    • Self-motivating, self-confident.
    • Willing communicator and collaborator; enthusiastic team player.
    • Unquestionable personal integrity, excellent judgment, sound instincts, diplomacy and patience.
    • Flexibility is key!

    About de Toledo High School
    Founded in 2002, de Toledo High School (formerly New Community Jewish High School) is an independent Jewish community high school located in West Hills, CA. It is a vibrant and academically rigorous school community where intellectual imagination and ethical action are inseparable. We seek to shape students into persons of character who will be respectful, knowledgeable, and collaborative leaders who conduct themselves in accordance with ethical standards. At dTHS, every student may strive to be both an A+ student and an A+ human being. Our mission is to raise a new generation of Jewish leaders for whom Jewish values and tradition shape and guide their vision and for whom knowledge creates possibilities for moral action, good character, and shalom. For more information, please visit www.dths.org.
     
    Qualified candidates regardless of faith are encouraged to email a cover letter and resume to careers@dths.org.


Located in the San Fernando Valley portion of the City of Los Angeles in Northern Los Angeles County. de Toledo High School is accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and Builders of Jewish Education (BJE,) and financially supported by the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and the Jim Joseph Foundation.