Teaching at Blue Oak School

Blue Oak School seeks creative, hands-on, and skilled teachers who want to work in a highly collaborative progressive school. Blue Oak teachers have a deep commitment to the well-being of children, and they take joy in spending full days in the company of exuberant young people.

Blue Oak teachers look for ways to extend learning into the community. They are confident about authentic assessment strategies, masters of disciplinary knowledge, and they embrace a “teaching for understanding” approach. They are devoted to a developmental approach to children, and they respect the importance of play in a child’s day. Blue Oak teachers are also life-long learners who model curiosity and intellectual engagement in their own lives.

Current Openings

Blue Oak is seeking dynamic and warm substitute teachers to fill in and support our program when needed. Please see the attached job description below. Applicants should submit a résumé and cover letter to: jobs@blueoakschool.org. We look forward to learning about you!

Fractional CFO

Blue Oak School is seeking a part-time (60% fte) Chief Financial Officer (CFO) who will serve as the school’s fiscal leader, responsible for financial management, and short- and long-range financial planning. The person will ensure the continued excellence of all financial aspects of the school and provide leadership and counsel to the Head of School and to the Board of Trustees that will enable Blue Oak School to achieve its educational mission and future goals. Serving as a mentor and resource to the senior administrative team, the CFO will participate in strategic planning and high-level decision making to ensure that the school’s finances are managed in a way that optimizes its organizational objectives. The CFO will join a highly collaborative, innovative, and competent senior administrative team as part of a dynamic, mission-driven organization that is constantly evolving. The CFO supervises the controller and reports to the Head of School.


Substitute Teacher Elementary and/or Middle School

We are seeking dynamic and warm substitute teachers to fill in and support our program when needed. The substitutes will provide day-long academic, socio-emotional, organizational, and behavioral support in the classroom assigned. Qualified candidates will have had some prior classroom or camp experience and possess the desire to take an active role in working with teachers and children. Although specific requirements and duties vary slightly by grade and day, there are several common requirements and responsibilities for substitute work at Blue Oak School


Lead Teacher K-5

We are seeking a warm, experienced, and innovative homeroom teacher to join our teaching team, working as a teaching/learning partner with our students and families. The successful applicant will enjoy working in a collaborative environment and embrace an inquiry-based and developmental approach to teaching children. The ideal candidate will understand how to provide differentiated and extended learning experiences within the context of a progressive school and use a variety of teaching strategies to engage students in learning. Classroom management skills are a must. A love of learning and love of school, and a willingness to suppor