Mar 10, 2023

CA: 2023-24 Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Teacher (current openings may also be available)

  • Green Dot Public Schools
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA

Job Description

Thank you for your interest. If you are a Green Dot employee, please apply using the Career Worklet on the Workday Home Page.

Green Dot recognizes that high-quality instruction is central to the academic success of students. Our teachers effectively deliver a superior education built on the rigorous requirements of Common Core State Standards and the expectations of the state college systems. Simultaneously, the collaborative and flexible nature of Green Dot's curriculums encourage teachers to develop creative lesson plans to engage each student personally and thoroughly in their classrooms. We are committed to ensuring that every student, regardless of background or circumstance, is not only provided with the opportunity to succeed, but empowered with the self-confidence and support networks necessary to transform opportunities into accomplishments. This mission has fueled our thriving professional development and growth programs, which support and challenge teachers to maximize their impact in the classroom and advance their careers as leaders in education. Recognizing the importance of professional empowerment, teachers are represented by the Asociación de Maestros Unidos (AMU), an affiliate of the California Teachers' Association, and the National Education Association. Visit to learn more about what it is like to be a teacher at Green Dot, and to view our Los Angeles locations.

If you are/will be eligible for a California Single Subject Intern credential by July 2023, please apply now for our 2023-24 teaching positions.

Exhibit and uphold Green Dot core values
Create a culture of learning in your classroom
Engage in data-driven planning and assessment of student learning
Establish a culture of respect and rapport with the students which supports the students' emotional safety
Facilitate rigorous learning by delivering cognitively engaging lessons that incorporate our instructional methodologies
Engage in critical reflection, constantly revising practice to increase effectiveness
Participate in a professional community across your school site and the Green Dot network
Develop partnerships within the community by communicating with families and bringing to bear resources that support student success in college, leadership, and life

As an ideal candidate, you

have a bachelor's degree (required)
have a growth mindset and love of learning
have met the California Basic Skills requirement
hold (or will hold by July 2023) a valid California Preliminary or Clear Multiple Subject or Single Subject credential* OR you are eligible (or will be eligible by July 2023) for a CA Single Subject Intern credential
*Applicants with a preliminary or clear multiple-subject credential are eligible for hire. However, Green Dot will require that you obtain a Single Subject credential/authorization by June 30, 2024.
NOTE: Before applying, those with an out-of-state credential or no credential should visit the to determine their eligibility to teach in a California public school as of July 2023.
have strong content knowledge, pedagogical understanding, and the capacity to plan and deliver instruction to meet the needs of students
display a relentless commitment to and high standards for high quality execution
are passionate and demonstrate a high level of personal responsibility towards ambitious goals
have excellent collaborative and organizational skills
have excellent verbal and written communication skills
have a strong ethical base and self-awareness
are dependable, humble, have a sense of humor and a rock-solid commitment to Green Dot's mission and the communities we serve
will need to pass a TB test and background check at time of offer
will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (submission of proof of vaccination will be required)

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to perform the job.

Our current step and column teacher salary scale ranges from $56,938 - $108,518, based on education and experience. (Visit to learn more, as well as to obtain an estimate of your potential salary.)

In addition, Green Dot offers one of the most robust and comprehensive benefits packages in the industry (for both you and your dependents):

PPO, EPO and HMO choices for medical, dental and vision coverage - including a 100% employer-paid option (visit for more information).
Employee Assistance Program (100% employer-paid)
Life and AD&D Insurance (100% employer-paid)
Optional Term Life & AD&D Insurance
Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance (100% employer-paid)
Flexible Spending Accounts (health and dependent care)
A CTC-approved mentor-based Teacher Induction Program (, which is > > 100% reimbursable
Wellness programs and resources
Financial planning/coaching access
Student Loan forgiveness access
Asociación de Maestros Unidos (AMU) membership, an affiliate of the CTA and NEA
California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS) participation, with both employee and employer contributions
Higher 'longevity' salary step increase in years 4, 8 and 12*
Annual 'exemplary attendance' bonus*
Potential 'returning teacher' bonus*
Potential 'new hire' signing bonus*
Potential opportunities for paid stipend work (as needed by each school site)
Approved family care and/or medical leave (unpaid)
~198-day work year*

Green Dot also offers generous paid time off for an overall work-life balance, while giving employees the opportunity to impact a growing, mission-driven organization that is committed to the success of all students:

10 days of paid time off during the school year for personal illness/injury (a portion of which may be used for personal necessity)
25 days of paid time off during the school year for our Fall, Winter, and Spring breaks* (which include the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's holidays) as well as an additional 6 annual paid holidays (MLK Day, President's Day, Cesar Chavez Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day and Veteran's Day)
3-5 days of paid bereavement leave (if needed)

*subject to change

Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted and we hire on a rolling basis. We are looking to fill positions for the 2023-24 school year.

Green Dot California Home Office, Los Angeles, CA

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