Marlborough School - An independent day school for girls grades 7-12

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Marlborough School, founded in 1889, is an independent, college-preparatory day school for girls in grades 7-12, and enrolls students from over 100 different public and independent elementary schools in the greater Los Angeles area. Students of color represent nearly 40% of the student body. With 64 full-time and 13 part-time faculty members, the student-teacher ratio is 8:1 and the average academic class size is 13.

Sitting on a verdant four-acre campus in Hancock Park, one of Los Angeles' most beautiful residential areas, central location makes for easy access to the many activities in metropolitan Los Angeles, ranging from world-class museum collections to lively ethnic dining. Conscious of the opportunities at its doorstep, Marlborough sees the city as an extension of its classrooms.

The School offers a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, and the opportunity to affect the lives of Los Angeles' most talented students. The endowed Teaching Fund supports Marlborough’s commitment to providing professional development opportunities to faculty for their training, education, and well-being. We seek highly motivated, talented candidates to join our staff and offer a competitive benefits package to our employees.

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Our EEO Policy

Marlborough School is an equal opportunity employer (M/F/D/V). We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Marlborough School is a diverse, inclusive community that strives to maintain diversity in all areas of 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

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

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.

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

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.

What types of extracurricular activities do faculty supervise?

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.

What can you tell me about the faculty?

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.

What kinds of benefits does the School offer its employees?

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.

Are there any special opportunities for faculty?

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.