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Goethe International Charter School (GICS) : Classroom Teacher (German) Full Time



Goethe International Charter School (GICS) is an independent charter school currently serving grades TK-8 based on the International Baccalaureate Primary Years, International Baccalaureate Middle Years, and a dual language immersion program (German/English), preparing its students for life in a global society. We are serving over 400 students in a happy, healthy, small yet academically rigorous learning environment. Our students are proud to perform on a high academic level and our team has been honored with multiple awards over the years.

For the 2023-2024 school year, we continue to co-locate with the Marina del Rey Middle School in Del Rey. GICS strives to establish itself as the most internationally minded school choice in Los Angeles for a continued K-8 education following the International Baccalaureate Primary and Middle Years programs. Our team currently consists of 38 members of faculty and staff, led by the Executive Director.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Implement GICS educational model.
  • Implement CA State Common Core Standards.
  • Coordinate and plan instruction with grade-level teams.
  • Analyze student data to inform instruction.
  • Work collaboratively with the Principal, Assistant Principal, Coordinators, and staff.
  • Communicate with families about academic and behavioral progress.
  • Participate in all school-funded professional development.
  • Follow all policies and procedures as outlined in the GICS Employee Handbook.


  • Fluent in German
  • A German 2nd State Examination and 3 years of teaching experience OR
  • A bachelor’s degree
  • A California multiple-subject teaching credential
  • CLAD or BCLAD certificates
  • Hold “highly qualified” NCLB status or evidence of achievement
  • Demonstrate subject competency through appropriate examination or coursework
  • A commitment to team-teaching in a German language immersion or German language acquisition program
  • A commitment to training in the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme
  • DOJ Clearance from FBI/DOJ
  • TB Clearance


  • Competitive compensation
  • Strong benefits package

Start Date

  • August 7, 2023

Application Process

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Current letters (3) of recommendation
  • Transcripts (all undergraduate and graduate coursework)
  • Credential copy
  • Please apply through the Edjoin online application system.

Application Deadline

  • Until Filled


Goethe International Charter School is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status, mental or physical disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state or federal law.  Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in the application and/or interview process should indicate during the time of submitting an application or prior to the interview so that we can make proper arrangements.  It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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