About

Careers at Archer

Empower Girls to Change the World



Empowering young women to discover their passions and realize their true potential is at the core of what we do.

Archer is nationally recognized for its ambitious, joyful approach to teaching and learning through future-facing education. Join our faculty and you will benefit from and contribute back to the latest research on how girls learn and thrive. Our professional culture is supercharged with ongoing professional development, access to cutting-edge technology, and an abiding optimism and innovative spirit. We were founded to reflect the face of greater Los Angeles, and we fundamentally believe that our diversity is our strength. We have 41% students of color, and we are equally committed to reflecting this same diversity among our faculty and staff, as well. 
 

Contact

List of 1 members.

  • Photo of Jessica McCullagh

    Jessica McCullagh 

    Director of Human Resources/Flexible Tuition Specialist
    (310) 873-7018

New to Teaching?

If you are an aspiring teacher who is inspired by our girl-centric mission and eager to join a vibrant professional learning community, consider applying for an Apprentice Fellowship in the Archer Institute for Teaching and Learning. Every year, we invite promising new teachers to work with our expert educators in a laboratory of inquiry-driven curriculum and instruction. Teaching Apprentices enjoy a year-long partnership with a master Archer teacher to build their teaching repertoire, including: co-teaching in the classroom, ongoing curriculum and lesson design experience, and ample focused feedback.
 

Humans of Archer

The individuals who make up the Archer community are unique in their stories and contributions. Collectively, they bring the Archer mission to life, empowering the next generation’s leaders and change-makers. Learn more about some of Archer's faculty and staff by clicking on their images below. 

Our Professional Culture

Archer’s robust professional culture is collegial, student-centered, and mission-driven. Teachers are lead learners who engage in ongoing, internal professional development, including: 
  • Edtalk Forums
  • Instructional rounds
  • StrategyLabs
  • Innovative Pilot Programs
New teachers join a special faculty cohort that meets throughout the year, and all teachers receive up to $750 a year for outside professional development opportunities. Moreover, we offer summer grants for interested teachers to go on learning experiences that enhance their work in the classroom.

List of 3 items.

  • Our Inclusive Culture

    At Archer, we work to actively sustain and safeguard our healthy, inclusive community where students and faculty can bring their whole, authentic selves to their work.

    We believe that Archer’s kind and inclusive culture is due in large part to our focus on equity-centered teaching and commitment to ongoing cultural and community engagement.


  • Our Benefits

    We believe that healthy, happy teachers create healthy, happy students. We offer competitive compensation, a robust employee wellness program, and a full range of benefit options. To this end, we offer competitive compensation, a robust employee wellness program, and a full range of benefit options including medical, dental, vision, life/AD&D, long-term disability, long-term care, flex plans, an employee assistance program, supplemental coverage, flexible spending accounts, a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, and group and individual financial planning sessions. 
    • Our Focus on Wellness

      Our Employee Wellness Group offers faculty and staff a variety of opportunities to support well-being. Mindfulness, convenience, and fitness all factor into our approach to wellness. From on-campus workouts and meditation sessions to book discussions and social events, our Employee Wellness Group offers faculty and staff a variety of opportunities to support well-being so they can give their best to their students. Wellness at Archer includes our healthy, happy professional culture, employee fitness classes, a dog-friendly campus, optional car washes and massages, financial wellness workshops, meditation sessions, and off-campus social events. 

    List of 3 items.

    • Our Beautiful Campus

      Archer’s campus, located in beautiful West Los Angeles, is a vibrant blend of historic and modern. Just six miles from the ocean, our 1931 iconic building is a Cultural Historic Monument and considered a jewel of California architecture. The new Diana Meehan Center complements the historic campus and offers flexible, future-facing learning spaces equipped with cutting-edge educational technology. Our stunning architecture, welcoming classroom, and idyllic courtyard reflect the value and beauty of the learning that happens here.
    • Breaks & Holidays

      Employees are given well-earned time off for all school holidays, including one week for Thanksgiving, 2 weeks for Winter Break and 2 weeks for Spring Break. All employees enjoy well-earned time off during the summer.

      Full-time exempt administration and staff have 4 weeks, and full time non-exempt staff receive 3 weeks paid time off.
    • Lunch Program and Food Perks

      Archer’s new kitchen and servery offer faculty and staff healthy and delicious breakfasts and lunches. Employees receive daily lunch allowances for eating on campus and take-out dinners as helpful time savers. Students fondly refer to their school as The Archer School for Food, so expect to be inundated with tasty treats.

    Take a Tour

    Humanities at Archer

    STEM at Archer

    The Archer School for Girls admits students of any race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation or other legally protected status to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation or other legally protected status in its hiring or in the administration of its educational policies and programs, admissions policies, financial aid programs or other school-administered programs. SBA Equal Opportunity | Title IX Facts