Careers at WNS

Discover a school carving a new path in education

Taking inspiration from our neighbors in Silicon Beach, WNS faculty and staff are innovators and leaders in their practice. We seek out the highest level of professionals to be a part of the magic that is WNS. Our faculty and staff are world-class, and we invite you to join us.

Perks of working at WNS

Inclusive Community

New team members are greeted by our Welcoming Committee – A group that meets throughout the year to connect, learn and occasionally indulge in sweet treats!

Comprehensive Benefits

A comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision care. WNS also offers a TASC flexible spending account, Life/AD&D coverage, long term care coverage, 403(b) retirement plan with matching, and tuition remission.

Commitment to Diversity

WNS makes a commitment to ensure all forms of diversity throughout both the faculty/staff and student population. We strive to represent the diverse community of Los Angeles in which we live.

Collaborative Leadership

Be a part of a highly collaborative professional team! There are many opportunities for teachers and staff to assume leadership roles in addition to their daily work.

Current Openings

Westside Neighborhood School is an equal opportunity employer. WNS is dedicated to excellence and the creation of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and the city of Los Angeles.

Opportunities to join one of the top teams in education are listed below. Letters of interest and resumes may be emailed to Mrs. Dylan Anglin, Human Resources Manager, at DAnglin@wns-la.org. No phone calls please.

Faculty Positions

Admin & Staff Positions

K-8 After Care Enrichment (ACE) Staff Member

Job Details

  • Posted: March 6, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately
  • Please email resume and cover letter to Brooke Lyon at blyon@wns-la.org.

Job Description

WNS has an immediate opening in our K-8 After Care Enrichment (ACE) Program for a part time position. The hours range between 11:00am-6:00pm Monday-Friday.

Ideal candidates should have experience working with children in either an aftercare or camp experience setting. The ACE program’s goal is to provide high quality and reliable after-school care to the families of Westside Neighborhood School. Our group of staff coordinate everything from supervised homework time to leading structured activities such as art and crafts and creative projects. ACE is viewed as an extension of the WNS school day and ACE staff are an essential part of the supervision team.

Westside Neighborhood School is private independent school with over 500 students in Preschool- 8th grade. WNS is dedicated to excellence and the creation of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and the city of Los Angeles. WNS is located adjacent to Playa Vista and Loyola Marymount University about one mile from the Pacific Ocean.  Westside Neighborhood School is an equal opportunity employer.

Please email resume and cover letter to Brooke Lyon at blyon@wns-la.org.  More information about our WNS can be found at www.wns-la.org.  

Inside Information

What do we look for in prospective employees?

Must love kids and be open to co-parenting 35-54 kids. WNS offers a co-teacher model per classroom, with two classrooms per grade level. Collaboration is key.

WNS faculty and staff are lifetime learners – professional development opportunities abound.

If you are interested in working in an environment that expects collegiality and cooperation, stresses teacher and student growth, and offers classes within a dynamic, diverse and supportive community of students, parents/caregivers, and fellow educators, we want to meet you!

What will you find at WNS?

A thriving community of diverse learners and explorers! We think outside the sandbox and have fun while doing it. We are innovative, and stubbornly refuse to be pigeon-holed. We are family-orientated, adventurers, real and down to earth and love to eat good food!

Our educators understand their responsibility to keep learning as they grow and develop alongside their students. Instead of aspiring to be a community of the learned, we strive to be a community of learners. Along with Reading and Writing Workshop, Primary Mathematics, and Scottish Storyline, teachers are invited to explore various collaborative project based experiences.

How do Diversity, Equity and Inclusion factor into WNS culture and curriculum?

Our faculty and staff engage students in questions and actions focused on environmental responsibility and stewardship.
 They create multicultural units of study and model a respect for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
 The WNS community employs a growth mindset to create an ethos fostering intrinsic motivation, where we all model and teach ethical values and character.

Does WNS have you covered?

You bet we do! WNS offers a wide array of comprehensive benefits, starting with medical, dental and vision care – paying 100% of full-time employee coverage. WNS also offers a TASC flexible spending account, Life/AD&D coverage, and Long term care coverage.

There is a 403(b) retirement plan where WNS contributes dollar-for-dollar matching contributions of up to 6%, paid semi-monthly.

WNS also provides tuition remission and discounts for employees with children at the school.

“I love the community feel of WNS, getting to know the teachers, students, and their families. It is a warm and supporting environment.”

– Catherine Davis, Director of Innovation

EXPLORE WNS

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The Early Childhood Center – where the journey begins

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Elementary School – the wonder of an empowered childhood

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Middle School at WNS – inspiring tomorrow’s leaders