The mission of Citizens of the World Los Angeles (CWC LA) is to provide a socio-economically, culturally, and racially diverse community of students in Los Angeles with an intellectually challenging, experiential learning environment that develops each student's confidence, potential, and individual responsibility as citizens of the world. CWC schools:
The CWC LA network is growing at a rapid rate and currently enrolls 1,900 students in three high-performing schools, growing to well over 2,000 students over the next several years. CWC LA's schools rank in the top 8% (English) and 7% (math) out of 758 LAUSD, magnet, and charter elementary schools, and all subgroups outperform the district and state. Our schools include
CWC LA has a Regional Support Office that supports all CWC LA schools. We work with our network partners at Citizens of the World Charter Schools (CWC Schools), linking the schools in Los Angeles to our schools in Kansas City.
Our core values are embraced by the entire community:
CWC teachers are driven and innovative educators who are energized by a unique charter school environment. Teachers implement a high-quality, rigorous, and engaging academic program and have a passion for pedagogical practices grounded in constructivism, project-based learning, and the multiple intelligences theory. CWC fosters a creative and collaborative environment in which teachers grow as educators while providing excellent education to their students. Each Lead Teacher is joined in the classroom by a Teaching Associate who provides behavioral and instructional support.
A Lead Teacher’s responsibilities include:
The ideal candidate will have:
The candidate must have: