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Lead First Grade Teacher
Tony Reyes

Brentwood School inspires every student to:
Think critically and creatively.
Act ethically.
Shape a future with meaning. 

Lead First Grade Teacher

Brentwood School, a vibrant and diverse K-12 independent school, is looking for a First Grade Lead teacher beginning in August 2022. We are seeking individuals from independent, public, private, or charter schools, with prior experience in and a passion for teaching lower school students. A minimum of a college bachelor’s degree is required, however, a master’s degree is preferred.

It is expected that a successful candidate would:

  • Support the school’s educational mission by challenging, engaging, and nurturing students
  • Have experience in Readers and Writers Workshop, guided reading, and phonics instruction
  • Demonstrates proficiency with conceptual mathematics teaching and learning
  • Demonstrates an understanding of student-centered, interdisciplinary, and differentiated learning
  • Create lessons and projects that are inclusive of the diversity and multiculturalism in our community
  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Engages and supports students of varied identities, lifestyles, and beliefs
  • Creates an environment that fosters open discussion with the freedom to express varied points of view
  • Perform additional duties and participate in the life of the school
  • In addition, a candidate should possess the following personal qualities:
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • An interest in and openness to professional growth and development
  • Commitment to equity and inclusion
  • A sense of humor, the warmth of personality, and energy
  • Flexibility

Brentwood School is dedicated to the creation of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and the city of Los Angeles.  Information about our school can be found at

Please submit a letter of interest and a resume. In your letter, highlight your education and experience specifically related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Holly Briner
Lower School Receptionist

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