• Part Time
  • Oakland

Bentley School

Status:                        Substitute; On-Call; Non-exempt, hourly

Pay Rate:                   $35.00 per hour


Bentley School is a K-12 co-educational, independent day school located on two campuses in Oakland (K-8) and Lafayette (9-12), California. Founded in 1920, Bentley School’s legacy of excellence in teaching and learning maximizes student success in college and throughout their lives. Bentley is an inclusive community that shares a vision of academic achievement, balance, and the cultivation of character.

Engaging in continual reflection, re-assessment, and pursuit of mission-driven pedagogical practices, Bentley faculty members maintain a growth mindset by observing and learning from each other and participating in robust professional development. Teachers are expected to align unequivocally with student growth and success, establishing pedagogical objectives that are consistent with students’ development, reflecting high expectations along with demonstrated flexibility based on student achievement. Beyond the classroom, Bentley faculty members participate meaningfully in aspects of student and campus life serving as role models of compassion, respect, justice, and inclusivity as citizens of the world.


Responsibilities (including but not limited to):


Bentley School seeks substitute teachers to teach on an as needed basis across subjects. The ideal candidate is committed to academic excellence and understands the social and emotional growth and development of 6-8th graders.  They will bring strong cultural competency and the capacity to work with students, families and colleagues, as well as experience teaching in elementary and/or middle school with solid classroom management skills, are capable of teaching in core subjects, and hold a Bachelor’s degree or more.  The 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.

In addition to classroom teaching, the teacher will support additional duties for the wellbeing of students, including assisting with lunch and/or recess supervision or pick up/drop off duties.  A typical day starts at 8:00am and ends at 4:00pm.

Preferred Qualifications:


●      Bachelor of Arts or greater

●      Minimum of 3 years teaching experience and/or experience working with children in an educational setting


How to Apply:


Please submit a letter of interest, a CV/resume, and a statement of teaching philosophy that addresses both your approach to working with students and how you approach your classroom practice.  A list with the names and contact information of three (3) references should also be included. No phone calls, please.


Qualified, interested candidates may apply for the position through online application at https://bentleyschool.bamboohr.com/careers/176


Bentley School is an equal opportunity employer and seeks rich diversity among faculty and administration. Bentley School offers equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and all employees without regard to sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, race, color, caste, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, religious creed, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic characteristic or genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, citizenship, medical leave or other types of protected leave, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  An applicant who does not meet the minimum qualifications of the position(s) for which the applicant applies will not be considered for employment. If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply or interview for the position, or otherwise participate in the hiring process, please notify Human Resources.

Tagged as: Middle School

To apply for this job please visit bentleyschool.bamboohr.com.