Safe School Demonstration Teacher - Elementary
University of California Los Angeles
UCLA Lab School seeks passionate and dedicated teachers who can inspire and nurture a love of learning through inquiry and project-based learning. UCLA Lab School is an inclusive school where diversity and equity drive our mission and vision.
We are currently seeking demonstration teachers for our inquiry-based educational program for children ages 4-12 (the equivalent of Pre-Kindergarten through grade 6). Teachers at the UCLA Lab School are considered demonstration teachers, where they are expected to collaborate, engage in research and share their practices with others by participating in public engagement.
Part of the UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, UCLA Lab School has established a reputation for innovative practice over its 140-year history and provides a stimulating and supportive working environment for teachers.
Selected candidates will be invited for an interview, and may be asked to conduct a demonstration lesson. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. Questions regarding the application process may be directed to Renata Gusmão-Garcia Williams, Assistant Principal.
Responsibilities will work to build and deepen a positive school climate and culture by working with students and training faculty and staff in our approach to understanding and managing emotions, strategies for conflict-resolution and setting expectations based on our Safe School guidelines.
Ability to differentiate response to students and situations depending on the needs and understanding of each individual student and their respective environmental contexts
the ability feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.
facilitation of conflicts while identifying the age-appropriate learning opportunities for all students involved in order to foster life-long emotional and social competencies and experiences.
Work with the Child Support Team Support, faculty and staff in identifying root causes of student behavioral issues and ways to meet students social and emotional needs.
Display ethical and professional behavior in working with students, parents, school personnel, and outside agencies associated with the school.
help foster the attitudes and values needed to help students acquire life skills and become more thoughtful human beings, helping set them up for future success.
To work with students, proactively and reactively to support their social and emotional development, and to work with classroom teachers to develop plans/strategies for student success in the classroom.
Collaborate with classroom teachers and other school staff members to implement suggestions/strategies for the student's daily activities in classrooms and outside.
Team with other school specialist teachers.
Provide information and support to parents and families when appropriate.
Teach SEL lessons across levels, as needed
Co-teach social science with teachers
Develop lessons for SEL and social science.
Lead the Safe School Vision Committee.
Continue to develop and adapt Cool Tool lessons.
Provide student lunches as needed to support social interactions, conflict resolution etc.
Member of Child Support Team and Coordination of Services Team.
Provide parent education on our approach to social-emotional competencies, learning and our mediation process when solving conflicts and setting behavioral expectations.
BA or BS (Required)
Teaching Credential (Required)
Three-five years of teaching experience
Experience teaching SEL (Required)
Experience with conflict resolution (Required)
Experience with Cool Tools (Preferred)
Experience with inclusion (Preferred)
Experience with Cognitive Guided Instruction (Preferred)
Experience with Reader's and Writer's Workshop (Preferred)
Experience with an inquiry approach to teaching and learning (Preferred)
5 or more years of teaching experience (Preferred)
Current teaching credential
Cover Letter with Educational Philosophy
Letters of Recommendation (3) or contact information for 3 references
Upon hiring: Fingerprint Clearance TB Screening
“Mandated Reporter” for Child Abuse
Salary Information: Based on years of experience and units completed.
To apply, please visit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07473
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction