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Transitional Kindergarten teacher for the 2018-2019 school year

Dolores Mission School

Posted 3/1/2018 until 4/13/2018


Dolores Mission School is seeking a qualified educator to provide instruction in a Transitional Kindergarten classroom.


Dolores Mission School was founded in 1952 and has been supported by the Jesuit order since 1980. Located in the “flats” of Boyle Heights, which historically has been known as the most impoverished area in Los Angeles, Dolores Mission church and school stand as strong pillars in the community who walk along with the neediest members of our community. Dolores Mission School currently enrolls over 240 students in transitional kindergarten through eighth grade. Our student population is 99% Latino, about 65% of our students live in monolingual homes and 40% of our students would be classified as English Language Learners.


The successful candidate must be someone who:

·       Is a faithful Catholic and a man or woman for and with others who embodies the values of Jesuit education and Ignatian spirituality (and/or is willing to learn)

·       Is prepared to serve as an academic leader

·       Is capable of inspiring excellence in teaching and learning Understands that excellence requires an absolute commitment to educational quality

·       Is willing to work as a team and collaborate around best teaching practices

·       Wants to make a difference in the lives of our students Dolores Mission School

·       Is seeking an individual that is committed to supporting and sustaining an excellent academic program in an urban environment.

The successful applicant will have a Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) granted by an accredited U.S. college or university. Experience in early education and progress towards a teaching credential is preferred, but not required. The successful applicant will demonstrate a commitment and enthusiasm to the students, parents, community, and profession. Additional duties may be required.

Hours: Full Time Position

Compensation: Salary based on the Archdiocesan pay scale

Please send cover letter, resume and a one page essay describing why you want to teach in an urban setting to: Miss Melissa Jara, Principal of Dolores Mission School via email at:

Information/Application Contact:

Dolores Mission School
Dolores Mission School
Attn: Miss Melissa Jara, Principal
170 S. Gless Street
Los Angeles CA 90033
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