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LMU Students and Alumni: Help Wanted

LMU School of Education students are in strong demand in Los Angeles and beyond. Below are area employers seeking applicants. Please follow the instructions about how to submit your application.

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  • The Orange County Department of Education is seeking an enthusiastic professional to serve as Speech and Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) for the Alternative Education Division's Special Education Unit. This position will serve at-risk students in an alternative education program that spans across Orange County. With the direction and oversight of the Speech Pathologist, and in conformity with student IEP goals and objectives, the SLPA follows and implements screening, therapeutic plans, and protocols to improve students' speech/language development, skills, and abilities in the classroom.
  • Do you enjoy teaching Math to 8th graders who are motivated to learn? Well, this is the job for you! Come be a part of a team who will support you every step of the way. Apply now.

  • The Community Navigator educates families about resources based on current needs, and assists in the development of community support systems and networks. Community Navigators empower families, and individuals as they learn to navigate the systems that serve them. They are individuals with lived and/or 3 years of professional experience in the areas of social services, mental health, special education, Regional Center services, and related fields. Community Navigators use their experience and knowledge to assist with planning, problem solving, education and empowerment.

    Community Navigators are involved in the operations and development of trainings, and educational and professional community engagement activities. The Community Navigator works to increase awareness and improve effectiveness of parent-professional partnerships and collaboration.

     For more information- WFREC Community Navigator


  • Holy Trinity School in Santa Cruz is seeking a part-time PE Teacher for K-8, 28-29 hours a week.

    PE and Health Teacher

  • Environmental Charter Schools in Redondo Beach is seeking a mild/moderate Ed Specialist.

    To Apply:

  • Coeur d'Alene Avenue School is seeking instructional aids and teacher assistants.


  • Westside Neighborhood School is seeking team members for their After Class Enrichment program and Associate Teachers.


    WNS After Class Enrichment

    WNS Associate Teachers

  • Los Angeles Leadership Academy has multiple teacher openings.

    Los Angeles Leadership Academy- Teacher Openings

  • We are looking for a hard-working, punctual, reliable, enthusiastic team player to join our committed and collaborative staff at an LAUSD Elementary School in San Pedro, CA!

    Duties include, but not limited to:
    -Teach self-contained 5th grade class
    -Plan and implement rigorous lessons and activities to engage students in cognitively challenging work aligned to California standards
    -Establish a classroom environment that is safe and supportive
    -Closely monitor student learning and progress through assessments and data
    -Communicate with families to create a partnership around student learning
    -Cooperate with colleagues in order to promote a professional school culture

    -An earned Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally-accredited college or university
    -Valid California Credential
    -English Learner Authorization

    Apply here!
  • Applicant must hold an Education Specialist Instruction Credential or credential that authorizes the teacher of special education students with mild/moderate disabilities with an English Learner authorization and Autism authorization. We will consider an intern teacher for this position.

    Board Approved Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Certification are highly recommended.

    Duties to include, but not limited to:
    • Develop and implement Individual Education Plans for students that are services in the district’s Behavior Clinic;
    • Collaborate closely with the general education teacher to align and implement current curriculum
    • Progress and monitor goals and objectives

    Physical demands:
    • Must be able to assume and maintain a variety of postures (kneeling, squatting, sitting, sitting on the floor, standing) for extended periods of time;
    • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


    To Apply:

  • Working under the direction of the Executive Director of Special Education, the Program Specialist has advanced training in the education of individuals with exceptional needs and with specialized knowledge of the programmatic needs of the communicatively handicapped, physically handicapped, learning handicapped, or severely handicapped pupil. In addition, this person may have training in early childhood education for the handicapped or special training and/or experiences in vocational education for the handicapped. Program Specialists assist special day class teachers and consult with and facilitate services connected with the resource specialist program, designated instructional services, and special classes and centers in planning and conducting instruction for individuals with exceptional needs.

    To Apply:

  • Research Assistant Position

    Ethnic Studies Research Project

    Supervisor:  Kyo Yamashiro, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education


    We are in search of a research assistant (undergraduate or graduate) to support our mixed methods, cross site research project examining ethnic studies in local secondary schools.


    Overview of the Position:

    The Research Assistant will support research related to the implementation of Ethnic Studies courses in local secondary schools. The research aims to investigate how Ethnic Studies course participation may reduce inequities for students from marginalized backgrounds. We are interested in candidates who will be available 10-15 hours per week (hours negotiable) starting August 2022 thru the academic year.



    • Data collection: assist with conducting in-person and virtual interviews, document collection, and classroom observations
    • Data management: assist with cleaning interview transcripts and maintaining organized project folders
    • Data analysis: assist with coding interviews, fieldnotes, and relevant documents
    • Provide operational and administrative support for the research team
    • Attend weekly research team meetings



    • Current LMU undergraduate or graduate student
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on a research team
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Some research experience preferred
    • Interest in education equity, K-12 education, and/or ethnic studies education


    Application Instructions:

    To apply, candidates should submit a resume and a cover letter expressing their interest in the position, which should include what course work or work experience they have had that may be relevant to this position.  Submit application materials to Professor Kyo Yamashiro ( and place in the subject line, Research Assistant Application.


    Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Please apply as soon as possible.




  • Loyola High School in Los Angeles is undergoing a search for a new principal.  Please view the opportunity statetment from the school for more information.

  • New LA is seeking  high energy, well-organized Middle School Math and Humanities Teachers (two roles) who have proven success at the middle school level and is seeking a small school environment where they have the ability to shape the school's culture and future. New LA is looking for teachers that have a desire to become a teacher/leader and the ability to teach in accordance with the Common Core State Standards.

    Guide students to mastery of the Common Core State Standards in their subject;
    Use data to inform practice, including participation in school wide benchmarking and intervention;
    Serve as a student advisor; includes following the advisory curriculum, monitoring social, emotional, and academic progress
    Participate in social justice and community engagement activities;
    Work to prepare students for success in high school, college and the world beyond;
    Serve as a positive role model;
    Collaborate with colleagues

    Visit for more information and to apply.