EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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!

Employment Opportunity – Spanish Teacher

We are seeking a dynamic Spanish teacher to join our middle school team. The ideal candidate will infuse creativity and fun into their classrooms and understand how to provide rigor and extended learning experiences within the context of a progressive environment. Blue Oak teachers bring positivity, collegiality, strong work ethic, and a commitment to building warm and supportive relationships with children into the school each day. Providing differentiated and extended learning experiences is essential. The goal of our Spanish language program is to graduate students with solid Spanish language proficiency, and with a passion and ability to meaningfully engage with people of many cultural backgrounds. The successful candidate will provide support for our Spanish speaking families, including translation (written and verbal), regular outreach and relationship building, and weekly differentiated curricular experiences for Heritage students, both in and out of the classroom. This position also includes teaching quarterly elective classes and is scheduled five days per week.

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Elementary and Middle School Teaching Assistants

We are seeking a dynamic and warm teaching assistant to support our elementary program. The teaching assistant will provide ongoing academic, socio-emotional, organizational, and behavioral support at the direction of the homeroom teacher. This position is ideal for individuals beginning a career in education. 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. This is a full-time, benefited position that pays $20/hr.

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After School Program Coordinator

We are seeking a thoughtful and organized person who enjoys working with kids to manage our after school program. The After School Program Coordinator assumes responsibility for day-to-day operations, supervision, and monitoring of all after school activities. The role includes supervising students, overseeing dismissal and pick-up throughout the afternoon, logging check-in and check-out times for billing purposes, managing activity sign-ups, and supporting parents, after-school staff, securing the school building and grounds at the end of the day. This is an hourly position and requires 20 hours per week. The work day is from approx 2:00 – 6:00 daily. There are approximately 10, pre-scheduled, full “camp” days that are supported by this position.

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Employment Opportunity – Substitute Teacher

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.

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