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Flex Teacher K-8

The Flex Teacher is responsible for providing K-8th grade curriculum and program support. This position will report directly to ­­­­­­­­­­­­­the Lead Teacher of the Elementary School and will collaborate with Beacon Day School teachers. The primary responsibilities includes supporting the social and academic well-being of all elementary school students by collaborating with classroom teachers in the planning and teaching of specific lessons. This position is designed to support students in learning, practicing, reviewing and mastering the skills taught in the program.  The Flex Teacher supervises students on the playground and at lunch time and may accompany classes to the specialist subjects. This teacher also helps to cover K-8th grade classes when the lead teacher is out.


The successful applicant will have at least a Bachelor’s degree.

The candidate will possess knowledge of and experience in child development and teaching techniques and skills. Hold effective instructional delivery techniques and student management. The School seeks applicants who have a strong academic background, experience in multicultural education, an understanding and a genuine fondness for working with students.

Candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with diverse student body, parents, teachers and staff.

This position is ideal for an individual who is considering a career working with children in the education field. Please list hobbies and interests.


Beacon Day School is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding employees. The salary is based on 25-40 hours of work a week October-July and is based on education and experience.


Application Process

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and three references to Suzanne Abbey, Head of School, 2101 Livingston Street, Oakland, CA 94606 or  Beacon Day School is an equal opportunity employer.  Please visit to learn more about the School.

About Beacon Day School

Beacon Day School is an independent, coeducational, K-8 grade school. The school’s mission is to provide the highest quality developmentally responsive education for children and young adolescents that promotes the growth of all students, and inspires, challenges and nurtures their love of learning. Learn more:

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