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
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!
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.
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.
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.
- Posted: March 14, 2019
- Starting Date: Mid-August 2019
- Please email resume and cover letter to Kelly Massey, ECC Director, at email@example.com. Please include your full name and position in the subject line of the email. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.
This is a full time position that begins in mid-August, 2019; some summer hours will be required for professional development, classroom prep, and home visits to your students.
Ideal candidates should hold a B.A. or M.A. degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field and significant preschool classroom experience. In addition to classroom duties, all faculty share in the daily supervision duties at the school and participate in care of our communal environment. A commitment to professional development, good sense of humor, creativity and strong interpersonal skills are essential.
Candidates for our Preschool Teaching positions should have knowledge of and experience in play-based, social constructivist practices and the Reggio Emilia approach. Candidates must have a deep understanding of the cognitive and social-emotional development of children ages 2-5 years, and be a strong collaborative leader in the field of early childhood education.
Teachers at WNS are expected to design engaging hands-on learning experiences that will enhance meaning-making opportunities for children. We are looking for candidates who are collaborative, flexible, compassionate, demonstrate a strong passion for early childhood education and a love of working with young children and families.
Strong communication skills with parents and students and the ability to collaborate with other members of the faculty, are a must. In addition, teachers must be comfortable and highly skilled writers as daily documentation is a requirement of this position. Teachers will need to have strong writing and speaking skills and be computer literate.
Hours are minimally 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., although team planning meetings often require additional time. Occasional evenings and weekends will be required throughout the school year, as well. These positions include benefits and compensation is very competitive.
Please email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your full name and position in the subject line of the email. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered. More information about our WNS can be found at www.wns-la.org.
Admin & Staff Positions
- Posted: March 6, 2019
- Starting Date: Immediately
- Please email resume and cover letter to Brooke Lyon at email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. More information about our WNS can be found at www.wns-la.org.
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!
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.
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.
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.