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Certificated: AP Psychology Teacher (one-year temp contract)

Certificated: AP Psychology Teacher (one-year temp contract)
La Canada High School
Application Deadline: 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 30, 2022

La Cañada Unified has a vacancy for an AP Psychology teacher in the 2022-23 school year. This is a full-time position (1.0 FTE or 1.00%) that is covering a one-year leave of a tenured teacher. A temporary contract will be offered for the 2022-23 school year. At this time, it is expected that the teacher will carry a full course load of AP Psychology.

1. Credential: Valid California Single Subject Credential in Social Science, including a certification to teach English Language Learner students.
2. Education: Bachelor’s Degree or higher

Work Year: This is a full-time position (1.0 FTE or 100%); 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. The temporary contract will span the dates of August 11, 2022 to June 5, 2023.
Salary: 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 is $58,205 to $111,841, corresponding to $5,291.36 to $10,167.37 per month. 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 Education single subject credential in social science, 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