English Teachers

Green Dot Public SchoolsLos Angeles, CA
Paid Internship

4 months ago


Job Title

  • CA: 2023-24 English Teacher (current openings may also be available)

Job Location

  • Los Angeles

Job Overview

  • Green Dot recognizes that high-quality instruction is central to the academic success of students. Our teachers effectively deliver a superior education built on the rigorous requirements of Common Core State Standards and the expectations of the state college systems. Simultaneously, the collaborative and flexible nature of Green Dot's curriculums encourage teachers to develop creative lesson plans to engage each student personally and thoroughly in their classrooms. We are committed to ensuring that every student, regardless of background or circumstance, is not only provided with the opportunity to succeed, but empowered with the self-confidence and support networks necessary to transform opportunities into accomplishments. This mission has fueled our thriving professional development and growth programs, which support and challenge teachers to maximize their impact in the classroom and advance their careers as leaders in education. Recognizing the importance of professional empowerment, teachers are represented by the Asociación de Maestros Unidos (AMU), an affiliate of the California Teachers' Association, and the National Education Association. Visit to learn more about what it is like to be a teacher at Green Dot, and to view our Los Angeles locations.
  • We're excited for you to apply!


  • Our current step and column teacher salary scale ranges from $56,938 - $108,518, based on education and experience. (Visit to learn more, as well as to obtain an estimate of your potential salary.) In addition, Green Dot offers one of the most robust and comprehensive benefits packages in the industry (for both you and your dependents):
    • PPO, EPO and HMO choices for medical, dental and vision coverage - including a 100% employer-paid option (visit for more information).
    • Employee Assistance Program (100% employer-paid)
    • Life and AD&D Insurance (100% employer-paid)
    • Optional Term Life & AD&D Insurance
    • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance (100% employer-paid)
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (health and dependent care)
    • A CTC-approved mentor-based Teacher Induction Program (), which is 100% reimbursable
    • Wellness programs and resources
    • Financial planning/coaching access
    • Student Loan forgiveness access
    • Asociaci--n de Maestros Unidos (AMU) membership, an affiliate of the CTA and NEA
    • California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS) participation, with both employee and employer contributions
    • Higher 'longevity' salary step increase in years 4, 8 and 12
    • Annual 'exemplary attendance' bonus
    • Potential 'returning teacher' bonus
    • Potential 'new hire' signing bonus
    • Potential opportunities for paid stipend work (as needed by each school site)
    • Approved family care and/or medical leave (unpaid)
    • 198-day work year
  • Green Dot also offers generous paid time off for an overall work-life balance, while giving employees the opportunity to impact a growing, mission-driven organization that is committed to the success of all students:
    • 10 days of paid time off during the school year for personal illness/injury (a portion of which may be used for personal necessity)
    • 25 days of paid time off during the school year for our Fall, Winter, and Spring breaks (which include the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's holidays) as well as an additional 6 annual paid holidays (MLK Day, President's Day, Cesar Chavez Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day and Veteran's Day)
    • 3-5 days of paid bereavement leave (if needed) subject to change


  • Exhibit and uphold Green Dot core values
  • Create a culture of learning in your classroom
  • Engage in data-driven planning and assessment of student learning
  • Establish a culture of respect and rapport with the students which supports the students' emotional safety
  • Facilitate rigorous learning by delivering cognitively engaging lessons that incorporate our instructional methodologies
  • Engage in critical reflection, constantly revising practice to increase effectiveness
  • Participate in a professional community across your school site and the Green Dot network
  • Develop partnerships within the community by communicating with families and bringing to bear resources that support student success in college, leadership, and life


  • As an ideal candidate, you:
    • have a bachelor's degree (required)
    • have a growth mindset and love of learning
    • have met the California Basic Skills requirement
    • hold (or will hold by July 2023) a valid California Preliminary or Clear Multiple Subject or Single Subject credential OR you are eligible (or will be eligible by July 2023) for a CA Single Subject Intern credential
    • Applicants with a preliminary or clear multiple-subject credential are eligible for hire. However, Green Dot will require that you obtain a Single Subject credential/authorization by June 30, 2024.
  • NOTE: Before applying, those with an out-of-state credential or no credential should visit the to determine their eligibility to teach in a California public school as of July 2023.
  • have strong content knowledge, pedagogical understanding, and the capacity to plan and deliver instruction to meet the needs of students
  • display a relentless commitment to and high standards for high quality execution
  • are passionate and demonstrate a high level of personal responsibility towards ambitious goals
  • have excellent collaborative and organizational skills
  • have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • have a strong ethical base and self-awareness
  • are dependable, humble, have a sense of humor and a rock-solid commitment to Green Dot's mission and the communities we serve
  • will need to pass a TB test and background check at the time of offer
  • will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (submission of proof of vaccination will be required)
  • The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to perform the job.

We're excited for you to apply!

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Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Education39%

  • English Language And Literature5%

  • Psychology4%

  • Elementary Education And Teaching3%

  • History3%

  • 58 other majors43%

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Relocation Assistance




Housing Assistance

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Travel Stipend

(avg. $978)




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Medical Insurance




401(k) Company Match




Paid Holidays


Average internship hourly pay

For West region

Education Management

Typical pay range:

$20.14 - $25.90

Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Los Angeles, CA | $5,264/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,180

  • Miscellaneous$950

  • Food$486

  • Transportation$339

  • Utilities$309


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