Careers at Westlawn Middle
We Supply the Classroom. You Change the Future.
Located in the heart of Tuscaloosa's West End, Westlawn Middle School serves as an anchor to a community. Teachers at WMS are able to connect with families due to the school's close proximity to nearby neighborhoods, making Westlawn a second home to students and teachers alike. Here, new teachers are welcomed into the Falcon Family.
It's part of the school's belief that it should serve the whole child and the whole employee while maintaining a positive culture and atmosphere that is conducive to optimal learning.
Here's why you should choose Westlawn!
School CultureThose who join the Westlawn Middle School faculty and staff should know that they will be cared about as a person first, and then as a professional. Celebrations are a regular thing here, where the Care Committee honors birthdays, anniversaries, and other major holidays. Employees have even been known to support coworkers' outside-of-work pursuits, too. You just might see your Falcon Family in the crowd cheering you on after work as you pursue your hobby, passion project, or another degree!That's why it should be no surprise that Westlawn holds as its core values: Integrity, Kindness, Perseverance, and Service. We believe it's the secret to success!
LocationWestlawn Middle is truly a community school where neighborhood businesses and faith-based partners play a valuable role in strengthening the school. Located between The University of Alabama and Stillman College, Westlawn Middle School teachers are able to connect with these higher education partners to the benefit of students. In fact, both institutions have developed formalized tutoring programs to support students during and after-school. The school also has key partnerships with its local Adopt-A-School partner, Phifer, Inc. as well as various community partners including the Pi Tau Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.For those looking to relocate to Tuscaloosa, the school is minutes from downtown Tuscaloosa and the interstate, making weekend trips after work to see family and friends back home a breeze.
School LeadershipA new administrative team offers a new vision to move the school forward in every aspect. Teachers are supported with feedback to improve their instructional practices through daily classroom visits. The school's focus on high expectations for all provide ample opportunities to celebrate all successes no matter how big or small! The regular, ongoing support and encouragement to all faculty and staff mean that students benefit academically, behaviorally, emotionally, socially.