Westridge is honored to have been selected as one of the Metro Los Angeles Top Workplaces in April 2013, determined solely on employee feedback.
The employee survey was conducted by a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement, which conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 37 major publishing partners and recognizes a list of 150 National Top Workplaces.
Westridge School is an independent day school for college-bound girls located in Pasadena, California. Founded in 1913, the school has an enrollment of approximately 480 girls in grades 4 through 12 and has a long-standing reputation for the excellence of its academic program. The student/faculty ratio is 6:1.
Why Work at Westridge:
Westridge is located 15-minutes from downtown Los Angeles. The Southern California region is home to several world-class museums and restaurants, and includes excellent outdoor opportunities for the biking, swimming, surfing, and hiking enthusiast.
Salaries are competitive. Employment at Westridge includes excellent health benefits including full medical, dental, and vision coverage and participation in an ample retirement plan with TIAA-CREF. After working at Westridge full-time for one year, employees who contribute a minimum of two percent of their salary to retirement receive an additional seven percent of salary, contributed by Westridge, to their retirement account.
Other benefits include a generous holiday schedule, disability insurance, group life insurance, workers’ compensation insurance, a flexible spending plan, and a rideshare/public transit/bike-walk incentive program.
Current Job Openings:
- Human Development Coordinator. Reporting to the director of upper school and working in close collaboration with the lower/middle school student support team and the upper school student support team, the human development coordinator oversees the creation, implementation, maintenance, and delivery of the School’s human development curriculum, grades 4 through 12. Leading a team of human development teachers, this person is responsible for ensuring that Westridge continues to deliver to its students a human development program grounded in current research, employing best practices, and facilitating the continued development of a strong program, with a commitment to developing in students a combination of confidence, self-awareness, self-care, thoughtfulness, and courage. Click here to learn more.
- Upper School Chemistry Teacher. Westridge is seeking an experienced upper school chemistry teacher to join our team of dedicated faculty members. S/he will have an approach that differentiates levels of challenge and that also builds confidence in our students. S/he will focus on the process on science, incorporating skills essential to scientific methodology. In addition to teaching chemistry, this position will also teach an environmental engineering class. The ideal candidate will have an interest and skill in collaborating with colleagues as well as the potential and willingness to contribute beyond the classroom. The upper school chemistry teacher will inspire and challenge our students through the mission of the school. This position reports to the director of upper school. Click here to learn more.