Website Park Day School
Helping children understand their own power to make + change
Overview of School
Park Day School offers an outstanding co-educational K-8 program to over 300 students. The school community embraces the ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic diversity of Oakland, is rooted in the tenets of progressive education, and reinforces collaborative, interdisciplinary learning in context. Our student-centered approach cultivates deep thinkers and compassionate and courageous citizens who shape a more equitable and sustainable world. Park Day’s community outreach program collaborates with public schools and community groups to create meaningful service-learning opportunities for our students. Our historical and park-like four-acre campus is located in the vibrant Temescal neighborhood of Oakland, CA.
Overview of the Position
Reporting to the Lower School Director, the school seeks vibrant teachers who bring creativity and innovation to their teaching practice. This person will join a growth-oriented and collaborative learning community committed to the school’s mission and core values. Class size is between 16-18 students, and there is a part time Assistant Teacher supporting the class. The hiring process will include a screening interview with two administrators, with finalists returning for a second round demonstration lesson and interview with the full interview committee.
In the Lower School self-contained classroom the lead teacher is responsible for:
The ideal candidate will:
Salary and benefits will be based on qualifications and experience. Benefits offered include employer-paid medical with Kaiser, dental insurance, a generous retirement plan and more. We also have a calming, beautiful campus where you can enjoy a discounted lunch from our school caterers.
How to Apply
Submit cover letter and resume with 3-5 professional references to: https://form.jotform.com/90749053101147.
Park Day School believes strongly in the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. We seek to identify and hire a greater number of faculty of color to serve as role models for all students. We strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender and gender expression, sexual orientation, family-care status, marital status, veteran status, disability or socio-economic background.
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