The middle school substitute teacher will be part of the 6th grade team which meets weekly and collaborates on planning for advisory, class calendared events, and student support. As with any teacher at Mayfield Junior School, there is an expectation that this person will be open to peer feedback, creative discussion, and child-centered in their approach. All teachers at Mayfield Junior School should familiarize themselves with the mission and vision statement and be prepared to actively teach with Holy Child goals in mind.
Demonstrates a desire to meaningfully integrate technology into the classroom
Employs a variety of teaching methods to engage different learning styles and ability levels in the classroom
Prepares motivating and stimulating lessons that reflect knowledge of the curriculum, child development, and student abilities
Encourages an inclusive classroom that accepts the different perspectives and backgrounds of the students and elicits a greater understanding of the world around them with a global perspective
Utilizes a variety of assessments and uses the data from the students to develop lessons and instructional activities as needed.
Implement and adhere to all lesson plans created by the teacher.
Maintain and update gradebooks.
Partner with the Dean of Student Life and division director as needed.
Creates a learning environment that is motivating and age appropriate.
Seeks to actively know students’ strengths and weaknesses and responds promptly and with care to parent concerns
Communicates effectively with parents, colleagues, and administrators.
Uses the LMS and SIS systems in place to accurately reflect student progress and mastery and keeps it up to date
Meets reporting deadlines and requirements and follows school-wide procedures for reporting progress, grades, and mastery
Thank you for your interest in joining the Mayfield Junior School community. We welcome qualified candidates in the areas of academics, administration and operations to join our team.
Who We Are | Founded in 1931 by the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, Mayfield Junior School is a leading independent, Catholic school serving students in kindergarten to eighth grade. Mayfield is distinguished by the Holy Child educational philosophy of Cornelia Connelly, the Society’s founder. Connelly’s pioneering belief of developing the whole child as an intellectual, spiritual, creative and athletic person set the standard for Mayfield 89 years ago. This belief guides the innovative educational program we provide and inspires our vision into the future.
Mayfield Junior School, a Catholic independent school founded and sponsored by the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, implements the philosophy of the Holy Child Schools which is based on trust and reverence for the dignity of every person. We are committed to the religious and educational development of each child and to maintaining a sense of community and family spirit that welcomes people of diverse backgrounds. At Mayfield ea...ch child is challenged to reach his or her potential. We encourage our students to respond to the needs of our time with compassion, integrity and confidence in God and in their own gifts.
Educational Vision Statement
Guided by our Holy Child heritage, we provide a distinctive educational experience that balances tradition and innovation in an intellectually challenging and creative environment. Students discover their best selves as they question, collaborate, and connect in a joyful community.
Who You Will Be Partnering With | Mayfield’s dynamic and inclusive community—students, faculty, staff, administration, parents and alumni—is one of faith-in-action wrapped in a spirit of joy. Contributing to the lives of others is a tangible expression of God’s love for one another.
Our ‘One Mayfield’ culture fosters respect, excellence and meaning. The school community values its rich tradition and purposefully sets its sight on defining what is best for students. Faculty and staff are called to implement the school’s Mission every day by nurturing the growth of each student through dynamic learning opportunities.
What You Will Be Receiving | Mayfield Junior School offers a competitive compensation package and wide-ranging professional development opportunities. In a collegial and supportive environment filled with forward thinkers, faculty and staff are provided the tools and resources enabling each the opportunity to thrive.
Where You Will Be Working | The San Gabriel Mountains provide a picturesque backdrop to our neighborhood campus located in the vibrant city of Pasadena. Mayfield Junior School is just 10 miles north of Downtown Los Angeles, south of the world-famous Rose Bowl, east of bustling Old Pasadena and west of the California Institute of Technology. Get to and around Pasadena thanks to Mayfield Junior School’s close proximity to convenient transit and light rail options.