Thank you for your interest in working at The Pegasus School. We recruit exceptional faculty and staff who believe in a solid education, are passionate about working with bright and motivated students, and are committed to the School's mission. 

HOW TO APPLY FOR A POSITION
If you are interested in an open positions listed below, or serving as a substitute teacher, 
please click here to complete the online form and indicate the position you are applying for. You will need to attach your cover letter and resume at the end of the form. Due to the number of applications we receive, no phone calls, please.


Current Job Openings

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  • A/V and Helpdesk Support

    This position is responsible for promoting the mission of the school by assisting with marketing and production efforts.  This occurs by providing audiovisual media and lighting setup and teardown needed for various school functions as well as documenting various activities on campus.  Additionally, this position supports students, faculty and staff through with accurate and efficient support for Apple/Mac and Windows environments.  This may include maintenance, installation, configuration, training, and troubleshooting.
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  • Instructional Coach

    An instructional coach is someone whose chief professional responsibility is to bring evidence-based practices into classrooms by working with teachers and other school leaders. This is achieved through one-on-one and small group support for teachers, specialists, and school leaders around evidence-based strategies and the instructional coaching process with the goals of increasing student engagement, improving student learning, and building teacher capacity.

    The basic purposes of this job are to:
    1. Grow and support an existing instructional coaching model and professional development program that matches the school’s initiatives for excellence in teaching and learning
    2. Co-teach, provide model lessons, and/or push into classroom to provide teacher coaching and support
    3. Provide recommendations and strategies to the Lower School faculty on how to meet the needs of all learners in the classroom through differentiated instruction, accommodations, and best practices
    4. Work with individual teachers and teaching teams to develop and enhance curriculum
    5. Lead and support curriculum documentation; support teachers in refining, updating, and evaluating learning objectives and curriculum
    6. Support, monitor, and grow student assessment systems and engage with teachers and administrators on using the data to inform instruction and intervention

    Examples of Essential Functions:

    Coaching Teachers:
    The Instructional Coach, having both content expertise and teaching experience, as well as instructional coaching training, in order to collaborate with classroom teachers and learning specialists to support improved student learning and teacher practice. The
    Instructional Coach will provide differentiated individual and group professional learning that will expand and refine teachers’ understanding of classroom management, content, effective instruction, and assessment. This role provides personalized, ongoing support based on school goals and identified needs of individual teachers in a way that is different from an administrator conducting a more formal evaluation. As a skilled communicator
    and motivator, the instructional coach will encourage teachers to reflect on classroom practices and will assist teachers in developing and attaining professional goals, all with a focus on improved student learning. Duties include, but are not limited to, observing
    instruction and providing feedback, modeling effective instructional strategies, offering and recommending resources, sharing research and emerging trends, collecting and analyzing data, assessing existing practices and matching needs with supports, and providing individual and group professional development.

    Administration:
    The Instructional Coach will work with the Lower School Director to support and develop curriculum initiatives, participate as a member of the Instructional Leadership Team, and serve as a leader of the Lower School Curriculum Committee. As a member of the learning support team, they will provide insight and direction for teachers in
    supporting students with learning differences and bring recommendations to the Lower School Director on initiatives that may better support classroom learning. This individual will lead and oversee programming for associate teachers and actively support the new hire mentorship program, providing specific training for new faculty. The Instructional Coach works closely with the Technology Coach in supporting the intersections between instructional practice and student engagement using technology, especially in the age of
    distance learning. Office duties include, but are not limited to administrative tasks, documenting and monitoring curriculum, completing reports and maintaining accurate records.

    The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that the qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.

    Qualifications Guidelines

    Experience/Training/Education:
    Required – Bachelor’s degree, a minimum of five years’ classroom experience working with Lower School students, and training and/or experience in teacher mentorship, adult learning theory, or providing professional development.

    Desirable – Master’s degree in Education or a related field, teaching credential, ten years of teaching experience, experience working with gifted learners, training in reading and/or math instruction and knowledge of programs such as Readers/Writers Workshop, Fundations, successful experience as an instructional coach in an independent school environment.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
    Duties include, but are not limited to, observing instruction and providing feedback, modeling effective instructional strategies, offering and recommending resources, sharing research and emerging trends, collecting and analyzing data, assessing existing practices and matching needs with supports, and providing individual and group professional development. Requires knowledge and understanding of elementary education; reading and language methodologies; principles and methods for curriculum and training design; correspondence techniques and English composition, grammar, spelling and punctuation; knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Apps for Education and/or equivalent programs. Skills required include instructing others; monitoring and assessing performance; using training and instructional methods appropriate for the situation; use of standard office equipment and educational tools. Ability to motivate and inspire teachers; communicate
    information clearly both orally and written; analyze assessment data; provide effective coaching and feedback; able to prioritize tasks and communicate effectively with teachers, students, parents and other employees.

    Physical and Environmental Elements:
    This is both a sedentary office classification and outside environment classification. Employees may work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may have exposure to extreme heat or cold, wet or humid conditions, excess noise or other conditions when working in the outside environment. Employees have occasional exposure to irate parents, staff and public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

    Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter and retrieve data using a computer keyboard, typewriter keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. The position occasionally bends, stoops, reaches, pushes, and pulls drawers to retrieve and file information and lifts and carries reports that typically weigh less than 20 pounds.

    Please click here to complete the online form and indicate the position you are applying for. You will need to attach your cover letter and resume at the end of the form. Due to the number of applications we receive, no phone calls, please.
  • Middle School Counselor (Grades 4-8)

    The basic purpose of this job is to provide a comprehensive counseling program that includes educational, social, behavioral and personal support and instruction for children at all school levels, with an emphasis on upper elementary and middle school. The counselor will consult with administration, teachers, parents and staff to enhance their effectiveness in helping students through SEL programming, including direct instruction in the classroom. Working closely with the Middle School Director, the counselor will also employ leadership, advocacy, and collaboration to promote student success, provide preemptive services, and respond to identified students’ needs by implementing a comprehensive school counseling program that addresses academic and personal/social development for all students. 
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  • Part Time Middle School Oratory and Debate Teacher & Assistant Debate Coach

    The Middle School Oratory and Debate Teacher & Assistant Debate Coach will teach middle school oratory and debate classes on a part time basis, as well as serve as an assistant coach for the Pegasus debate team.

    Examples of Essential Functions:

    Oratory and Debate:
    1. Develop a curriculum that fosters an innovative mindset while encouraging training on how to craft and organize different speech types (story, oratory, extemporaneous, impromptu speeches) as well as adaptation of messages to the audience.
    2. Demonstrated knowledge of fundamentals of the Middle School Public Debate Program, as well as advanced techniques of Speech and Debate.
    3. Ensure students understand components of speech writing, researching topics to present both sides of an argument, awareness of relevant topics in society, and formal presentation. 
    4. Teach, enforce, advocate, and model appropriate behavior, character traits, and educational values to students and team members. 
    5. Incorporate language and speaking skills into the curriculum, including, but not limited to public speaking, interpersonal communication, small group communication, intercultural communication, and argumentation/debate for Grades 6–8.
    6. As directed by the lead coach, attend (chaperone, judge, coach) weekend tournaments throughout the school year.
    7. As directed by the lead coach, attend (chaperone, judge, coach) any travel tournaments throughout the school year.
    8. In the event the lead coach is unavailable,  will serve as the Pegasus representative at league coaches meetings. 
    9. Work with the lead coach to coordinate all logistics related to debate tournaments, including assigning debate teams, preparing students, arranging parent volunteers, securing judges, and communicating information about tournaments to students and parents.
    10. Be available to meet as well as correspond with students for debate work outside of class, including reviewing of students’ debate arguments. 
    11. Participate and provide supervision for all speech and debate activities, including practices, meetings, tournaments, on-campus events, and middle school workshops.

    Convey a positive image of the Pegasus School at all times when working with students, parents, employees and the public.
     
    The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that the qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.
     
    Experience/Training/Education:
    Required – Employee should have a teaching credential and Bachelor’s degree, ideally in English, communication studies, social studies, and/or organizational communication. Experience working with both large and small groups of students, delivering knowledge of the best practices of public speaking.
     
    Desirable – Five or more years teaching experience teaching English, Social Studies, Public Speaking, and/or debate; master’s degree in English, social studies, communication studies, organizational communication or similar field. Experience teaching or coaching students at the middle school level.
     
    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
    Committed to the highest intellectual, artistic, and ethical standards, excellent interpersonal communication skills, a knowledge and lively interest in pedagogy, and the ability to collaborate with all members of the community, especially other grade level teachers. Ability to design, plan, develop, implement and evaluate curriculum and its effectiveness in the classroom. Knowledge related to current speech practices, types, language and speaking skills. Possess effective communication both orally and in writing, and meet schedules and timelines.   

    Physical and Environmental Elements:
    This is primarily a sedentary office classification and employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees have occasional exposure to irate customers, staff and public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.
     
    Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter and retrieve data using a computer keyboard, typewriter keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. The position occasionally bends, stoops, reaches, pushes, and pulls drawers to retrieve and file information and lifts and carries reports that typically weigh less than 20 pounds. This position requires near vision (ability to observe details at close range, typically within a few inches or feet from the observer).
     
    Special Requirements/Certification (travel, extended hours)
    Attendance (chaperone, judge, coach, etc.) at weekend tournaments, travel tournaments and league meetings throughout the year.
  • Teaching Assistant(s)

    Teaching assistant positions at Pegasus are ideal for someone in the early stages of his or her teaching career or someone considering a teaching career. These positions allow those with limited or no experience the opportunity to build their resumes, be mentored by veteran teachers, and observe various classrooms at the school.

    Rate of pay for all positions is $15.50/hr. Hours are estimated at 6 - 7.75 per day, Monday through Friday.

    The following Teaching Assistant positions are available:
     
    Lower School Teaching Assistant
     
    This individual will provide support in the Lower School classroom.  Examples of support include working with small groups of students, responding to student questions and general clerical tasks. In addition to assisting in the classroom, teaching assistants are also responsible for assisting with student supervision during non-instructional times such as lunch, recess, and morning break.  
    This individual may also work in specialized classrooms, such as the Art or Spanish departments. Experience or knowledge of Google Suite for Education is preferred.

    Middle School Social Studies Teaching Assistant

    This individual will provide support to the Social Studies department. Examples of support include working with small groups of students, responding to student questions and general clerical tasks. In addition to assisting in the classroom, teaching assistants are also responsible for assisting with student supervision during non-instructional times such as lunch, recess, and morning break.  Experience or knowledge of Google Suite for Education is preferred.
     
    Activities Coordinator Teaching Assistant

    This individual will provide support to the Middle School Activities Coordinator. Examples of support include assistance with coordination of sports schedules, middle school field trips, dances, activities and the like. In addition to assisting in the classroom, teaching assistants are also responsible for assisting with student supervision during non-instructional times such as lunch, recess, and morning break. Experience or knowledge of Google Suite for Education is preferred.
     
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The Pegasus School

19692 Lexington Lane, Huntington Beach, CA 92646
Tel: 714-964-1224 |  Fax: 714- 962-6047
info@thepegasusschool.org
The Pegasus School is a coed, non-profit, nonsectarian day school in Huntington Beach, California, that serves students in pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8. A Pegasus education equips bright, motivated students to achieve future academic success and make a positive impact on society.