Camino Nuevo Charter Academy
Camino Nuevo Charter Academy (CNCA) is a community of high-performing public schools that utilizes a comprehensive approach to prepare students from preschool through high school for success in college and in life. We integrate academic rigor, community, family, and wellness to empower students to thrive in a culturally connected and changing world. Founded in 2000, Camino Nuevo Charter Academy students represent the neighborhood of MacArthur Park west of downtown Los Angeles, a community that is one of the most under-resourced and densely populated neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Currently, CNCA has eight campuses that serve over 3,500 students from pre-K through 12th grade.
CNCA is currently seeks candidates who are committed to serving in under-resourced communities. We are seeking teachers who embrace research-based, innovative curricular frameworks such as a balanced literacy approach and conceptual based math. Our approach to teaching and learning involves a deep commitment to ongoing teacher professional development, and collaboration. Teachers must be visionaries, eager to be in the forefront of educational practices and must embrace the challenge of demonstrating that public education in a low-income, primarily immigrant, multilingual community can succeed. Teachers will receive a competitive salary, healthcare and retirement benefits.
Teachers will perform a full range of duties, including but not limited to:
Preparing/implementing lesson plans that lead to student mastery of curriculum content, including Art.
Developing /implementing integrated curriculum units, differentiating and scaffolding as needed
Regularly assessing student progress to refine instruction and meet student needs
Participating regularly in professional development opportunities and collaborative meetings
Communicating frequently with students, students' families, colleagues and other stakeholders
Working closely with children and their families to promote personal growth and success
Maintaining regular, punctual attendance
Applicants who possess the following skills will make the strongest candidates:
California Teaching Credential or equivalent, meeting all NCLB "highly qualified" standards
Demonstrated ability to implement varied classroom instructional strategies
Educational vision for and experience with low-income and /or minority students
Demonstrated track record with English language learners
Commitment to preserving the cultural heritage of students
Passion for working with children and their families
To apply please send resume and letter of interest to:
For more information www.caminonuevo.org and www.pueblonuevo.org
Camino Nuevo Charter Academy intends that all qualified person shall have equal opportunities for employment and promotion.
Camino Nuevo Charter Academy prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying in educational programs, activities, or employment on the basis of actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, parental, pregnancy, family or marital status, military status or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Camino Nuevo Charter Academy requires that school personnel take immediate steps to intervene when safe to do so when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.
Questions or complaints of alleged discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying, equity or title IX equity and compliance concerns should be directed to Margarita Domingo at (213) 417-3410 or 3435 W Temple St. Los Angeles, CA 90026
Camino Nuevo Charter Academy