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Lick-Wilmerding High School currently seeks a dedicated educator to join our English Department as a short-term substitute for approximatley six weeks, beginning in late April until the send of the school year. The selected candidate will play a crucial role in maintaining the continuity of the academic program and ensuring a positive learning experience for students during this period.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate a strong practice of and commitment to anti-racist and identity-inclusive pedagogy that supports students of all backgrounds to succeed academically, collaborate, and develop self-reflection tools for personal growth. Applicants must also be able to demonstrate a strong practice of and commitment to collaboration with colleagues and a deep love for teaching writing, critical thinking, and appreciation of literature.

The substitute will be responsible for the following:

1. Teaching two sections of 10th-grade as part of a teaching team with a pre-established curriculum.

2. Teaching two sections of a 12th-grade seminar based on the novel Crime and Punishment.

3. Administer and grade final exams for both 10th and 12th-grade classes.

As an institution committed to educating the whole child, we both invite and expect teaching faculty to participate fully in the academic and co-curricular life of the school. This includes, but is not limited to, furthering the mission of the school through participating in our Advisory, Public Purpose, and DEI Programs; as well as routine attendance in all curricular team meetings, department meetings, faculty meetings, and office hours to support students when needed.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in teaching and grading in English courses at the high school level.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a teaching team and follow a set curriculum.
  • Ability to adapt to an existing curriculum, as needed. Familiarity with the novel Crime and
  • Punishment is a plus.
  • Strong collaboration, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Degrees in English and Education preferred.


  • Fierce advocacy for students and their needs
  • A willingness to engage across difference with empathy and understanding
  • Social and emotional acuity
  • An understanding of your own identity and related positionalities
  • The ability to nurture and encourage life-long learning through joyful, authentic, and rich learning experiences
  • A profound openness to feedback and improvement, modeling lifelong learning of practice as well as subject area

To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references, one of whom should be a direct supervisor to Also complete the online application through this link, on Paycomonline ( Should you have any clarifying questions or comments, please email Alegria Barclay at


Reports to: Dean of Faculty

Status: Part-time, Exempt

Salary Range: Full time salary scale is $72,500 to $152,200; Leave Replacement is up to 80% time and salary is based on years of experience and length of term.

LWHS prohibits in all its programs, including hiring and employment practices, discrimination or harassment against any member or group based upon age, gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, and any other category protected under California or federal law, except in the case of a bona fide occupational qualification.

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