Transitional Kindergarten Teacher

New Los Angeles Charter SchoolLos Angeles, CA

9 months ago


Job Title

Passionate Teacher for Transitional Kindergarten

Job Location

Los Angeles, CA

Job Overview

New Los Angeles Elementary Charter School (New LA) is seeking a passionate and well-organized teacher for Transitional Kindergarten. As a teacher at New LA, you will have the opportunity to teach in a small school environment and contribute to the school's leadership and future. We are looking for educators who are experienced in play-based education and committed to anti-racist, culturally responsive pedagogy.

At New LA, teachers play a vital role in shaping the school's culture. You will participate in school decision-making, collaborate on curriculum, scheduling, and programs, and be deeply invested in the mission, culture, and success of the school community.

This position requires in-person teaching, and New LA Charter School has a COVID vaccine mandate for all employees, contractors, providers, and visitors on campus. Unvaccinated individuals are not eligible for this position.


  • Competitive salary ranging from $60,000-$99,000 for fully credentialed teachers
  • Generous package of medical benefits
  • Enrollment in the California State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) retirement plan
  • Optional participation in a 403b plan


As a teacher at New LA, your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing a supportive, student-centered learning environment
  • Guiding students to mastery of the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards and California Frameworks
  • Using data to inform practice, including participation in school-wide benchmarking and intervention
  • Creating a nurturing and caring classroom environment for all students
  • Communicating effectively with parents about student academic progress and social-emotional needs
  • Participating in social justice and community engagement activities
  • Participating in outdoor education programming, including multiple-day and overnight camping trips
  • Working well as a team player to prepare students for success
  • Serving as a positive role model
  • Collaborating with co-teachers and colleagues in grade levels, committees, and full faculty
  • Providing accommodations and support in accordance with IEPs and 504 plans when applicable
  • Providing scaffolds for all learners, including multilingual learners through iELD and dELD
  • Demonstrating a commitment to the whole child, with concern for each student's academic and social-emotional well-being
  • Facilitating an "open door classroom" to share best practices with colleagues and visitors, where all staff members embrace their role as learners


  • California Multiple Subject Credential (or be enrolled in a university program and intern eligible)
  • Child Development Permit OR at least 24 units in early childhood education or child development
  • Professional experience in a classroom setting with preschool-age children comparable to 24 units
  • Enjoy working with 4 and 5-year-olds (preschool experience is a plus)
  • Demonstrated classroom excellence, differentiated instruction, and student-centered methodologies
  • Commitment to the mission and values of New LA
  • Actively engage with and support the school's social justice mission and demonstrate a commitment to intersectional, anti-racist education
  • Be flexible and a team player
  • Have a positive outlook, enjoy collaborating with colleagues, and appreciate different points of view
  • Bilingualism is a plus

We're excited for you to apply!

Ad image

Get email updates for the latest Transitional Kindergarten Teacher jobs in Los Angeles, CA


Understand more about this internship and other internships like this

Career Paths

People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Education32%

  • 21 other majors67%

Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

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

  • Housing/Rent$3,180

  • Miscellaneous$950

  • Food$486

  • Transportation$339

  • Utilities$309


Learn how to get your resume noticed and nail that interview.

Your Internship Checklist


Recruiters spend an average of six seconds on each resume?


Why do you want to work here?

Employers want to see that you’ve done your homework and are excited about the company. 

Other essential interview questions:

  • Tell me about yourself.
  • What are your greatest strengths/weaknesses?
  • Tell me about a difficult experience or conflict you had at work. How did you deal with it?
  • Where do you see yourself in five years?
  • Do you prefer to work independently or on a team?
  • Why do you want to work here?
  • What do you consider to be your greatest achievement?
  • How would your colleagues and manager describe you?
  • Why should we hire you?
  • Do you have any questions for me?

Learn more

You're ready for this

Always be on the alert for potentially fraudulent job postings online. Report potential fraud to us if you're unsure about the legitimacy of a job posting or employer on Chegg Internships.

  • Never accept a check or other funds from a company to purchase materials necessary for your position.
  • Avoid and report situations where employers require payment or work without compensation as part of the application process.
  • Avoid corresponding with anyone who reaches out via text or email or outside of the Chegg Internships platform that you don't recognize.
  • Be wary of Google Hangout or Skype interviews as these are not publicly-listed numbers that can be used to verify the legitimacy of the interviewer.
Ad image
other relevant jobs
Middle School Humanities Teacher
New Los Angeles Charter School
Los Angeles, CA
8th Grade History Teachers
Bright Star Schools
Los Angeles, CA
English Language Development Teacher
Alliance College-Ready Public Schools (Educators)
Los Angeles, CA
Japanese preschool teacher
Niko Niko Music
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Preschool Teacher
Beverly Glen Playgroup
West Los Angeles, CA
High School Math/Science Teachers
Los Angeles, CA
Lead Teacher
Susana Wesley Children's Center
Glendale, CA
Mandarin Teacher
Chia Seed Mandarin/STEAM Learning Center
Redondo Beach, CA