Employment

Equal Opportunity

Marlborough School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, place of national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability or other legally protected category in its employment practices. Marlborough School is a diverse, inclusive community that strives to maintain diversity in all areas of employment. 

Working at Marlborough

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What are the responsibilities of a teacher at Marlborough School?

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Full-time faculty members at Marlborough School teach, supervise grade level class activities, serve as advisors, and support a variety of extracurricular activities.

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What is the full-time teaching load?

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A full-time load is five classes in the Mathematics, Foreign Languages, Social Sciences, Fine Arts, and Physical Education Departments. A full-time load is four classes in the Science and English Departments. New teachers work closely with a faculty mentor, Department Head, the Dean of Faculty, and the Division Directors who provide professional guidance and support. Typically faculty teach two or three different courses and work with a team of teachers who provide instruction for the same course and coordinate assignments, test dates, and work load. Average class size is 13 students. The student to teacher ratio is 8:1.

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What can you tell me about Marlborough's academic program?

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The School enrolls 530 students from over 100 different public and independent elementary schools in the greater Los Angeles area. Students of color represent nearly 40% of Marlborough’s student body. Committed to a rigorous curriculum within traditional core subject areas, Marlborough offers 318 different classes with 155 different course offerings, which include 19 Advanced Placement courses and 19 Honors courses.

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What role does an advisor play in a student’s life?

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Each faculty member is an advisor to a group of students, serving as another adult on campus for a student to look to for support. The advisor is a communication link for the student, teachers, and family. Advisors meet regularly with advisees to discuss their academic progress, extracurricular activities, and any other concerns that arise during the year. In the spring, they oversee the Course Selection process for the following year.

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What types of extracurricular activities do faculty supervise?

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Faculty members advise School publications, community service activities, and other programs that enhance the educational experience of our students. Some faculty also coach in the School’s athletic program.

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What can you tell me about the faculty?

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Over three-fourths of Marlborough faculty members hold advanced degrees, including 18 with Ph.D.s. Close to 75% of the teachers bring over 10 years of teaching experience to the classroom.

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What kinds of benefits does the School offer its employees?

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Marlborough is committed to offering its employees a wide range of competitive benefits. The School's employee benefits package includes a health benefits package, which includes medical (choice of two plans), dental (choice of two plans) and vision care. Other benefits provided include a retirement plan, long-term disability, life insurance, and a flexible spending plan. Health benefits are also available for spousal and dependent coverage. Faculty salaries are in the top 10% of NAIS schools and LA area peer independent schools.

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Are there any special opportunities for faculty?

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The endowed Teaching Fund supports Marlborough’s commitment to providing professional development opportunities to faculty for their training, education, and well-being. Faculty are encouraged to apply for funding of coursework, conference attendance, and summer work.