4th Grade Teacher

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Redwood Day

Redwood Day is a vibrant K-8 school with over 385 students and 80+ faculty and staff all learning together on our four-acre campus in the heart of Oakland. Everything we do is designed to keep every child engaged and growing. Academically, that means a world-class curriculum, the best teachers, and a focus on the individual student. Socially and emotionally, we teach students to work through challenges, respect each other’s differences, and honor their diverse community. We find great strength in multiple perspectives and embrace every opportunity to weave diversity in thought and action into our social, emotional, and academic lives.

Job Description and Desired Qualifications

The 4th grade teacher is a dynamic educator who has experience in planning and integrated curriculum. This teacher will cover curricular components as defined by the 4th grade teaching team, and will work closely with his/her grade-level partner. The ideal candidate is committed to academic excellence and multiculturalism and understands the social and emotional growth and development of children. This individual will have a strong commitment to meeting the learning needs of each student, a teaching style that supports differentiation of instruction, a collaborative spirit, and an interest in building community in and outside of the classroom. Responsibilities will include teaching language arts, math, and history. (Students also attend P.E., music, art, Spanish, library, science, and computer classes away from the classroom.) Average class size is 18-22 students. This position begins in August 2018.

This is a full-time position, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. on Wednesdays)
Perform all other assigned school-related duties (e.g. recess supervision, meetings, etc.)

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience
  • Candidate must have a natural rapport with children and effective classroom management skills
  • Candidate has strong communication and organizational skills, and is motivated to work with a strong existing team

Desired Qualifications and Traits:

  • Teaching credential or Masters Degree (MM) (preferred)
  • Integration of technology in curriculum

Redwood Day offers highly competitive compensation and benefits.

Limitations and Disclaimer:
The above job responsibilities are meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities associated with the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with federal and state laws. Employment at Redwood Day is “at-will”. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Offers are contingent on passing a background check and TB assessment.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and Redwood Day Application Form and submit it electronically by Friday, May 25th to fourthgradeteacher2018@rdschool.org, Attn: Kelly Nelson, Lower School Director.

Non-discrimination Policy:
Redwood Day is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. School policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, religion, color, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, transitioned, transitioning or perceived to be transitioning),  sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality), marital status, domestic partner status, pregnancy and breastfeeding, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information, military and veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. In addition, Redwood Day does not permit discrimination based on dressing consistently with one’s gender identity or gender expression, or preferred gender, name or pronoun usage.

To apply for this job email your details to rdenison@rdschool.org

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