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Certificated: G.A.T.E. Teacher, Part-Time

Certificated: G.A.T.E. Teacher, Part-Time
Application Deadline: 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 30, 2022

La Cañada Unified School District has a vacancy in school year 2022-2023 for a 0.6 FTE (60%) G.A.T.E. teacher at the elementary and middle school sites. The G.A.T.E. teacher works under the supervision of the Associate Superintendent of Educational Services to teach students in the G.A.T.E. program.

1. Credential: Valid California Multiple Subject Credential, including a certification to teach English Language Learners. Preferred: Specialist Instruction Credential in Gifted Education.
2. Education: Bachelor’s Degree or higher
3. Experience: At least 3-5 years of successful teaching experience. Previous experience working with gifted students.

Work Year: This is a part-time position (0.6 FTE or 60%); August through early June (10 months); 186 contracted workdays. The first day of paid service is Thursday, August 11, 2022. A new teacher orientation day has been scheduled for Wednesday, August 10, 2022. The first day with students will be Monday, August 15, 2022, and the last day of the teacher work year is Monday, June 5, 2023. A probationary contract will be offered, leading to tenure.
Salary Range: Placement on the certificated salary schedule is dependent on education and years of employment in a public school district. No cap on years for public school experience. The starting annual salary range for a fully credentialed teacher at 0.6 FTE is $34,923 to $67,105. Teachers are paid over 11 months, August through June.

Benefits: This position is eligible to participate in the District’s medical benefit plans. Currently the District’s maximum contribution to an employee’s benefits package is $15,930 per year. Premiums for a part-time employee are prorated based on the employee’s full-time equivalent (FTE) percentage.
Application Procedure:

1. Applicants may submit a District certificated application (available to print from the “Human Resources, Applications” page at or submit an electronic application through the posting on EdJoin ( For either application, please attach a cover letter, resume with references, copy of a valid California multiple subject credential, copies of transcripts and at least three (3) current Professional Reference Forms/letters of recommendation. Printed applications may be addressed and mailed to:

Dr. Debra Cradduck, Chief Human Resources Officer
La Cañada Unified School District
4490 Cornishon Avenue
La Cañada, CA 91011

2. After initial paper screening, candidates will be contacted for a personal interview as soon after the application deadline as possible. It is expected that interviews will be conducted via an online platform, such as Zoom or Google Meet.
Contact Danielle Newcom
Phone: (818) 952-8300
Fax: (818) 952-8309
4490 Cornishon Ave., La Canada, CA 91011