• Full Time
  • Oakland

Website Head-Royce School

Full-Time beginning August, 2023



Head-Royce School is seeking a culturally-responsive, dedicated, Upper School Mathematics teacher who is ideally able to teach across the math curriculum, from Algebra 1 through Multivariable Calculus and Data Science.  We seek teachers who are excited by the content they teach and who are actively engaged in evolving their classroom pedagogy to reflect the needs of diverse, 21st-Century learners by being culturally responsive in their teaching practice, curriculum, and pedagogy. We want teachers who are excited to join our community of learners and collaborate with us on meeting our Teaching and Learning Goals. Head-Royce teachers participate beyond the classroom as advisors, club leaders, and committee members. The School seeks applicants who have a strong academic background, experience in culturally responsive education, an understanding of adolescents, and a demonstrated genuine fondness for working with students of high-school age.



Demonstrated knowledge and practice of culturally responsive teaching and learning.
Collaborative, flexible colleague with Upper School teaching experience;
Clear communicator with students, colleagues, and parents;
Demonstrated knowledge of a child’s social/emotional development and developmentally appropriate curriculum;
Demonstrated understanding of and curiosity regarding curriculum design, varied pedagogical approaches as well as different styles and types of assessment.

Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in related field;
Understanding of and experience in applying best practices in anti-racist education;
Knowledge of appropriate use of technology to enhance the learning experience;
2-5 years teaching experience, and demonstrated desire to teach in the Upper School.
Additional Qualifications we hope to find, but not required:

Advanced degrees/certification are desirable, in Math or Education related fields

Head-Royce School Overview
Located on a 22-acre campus in Oakland, California, Head-Royce is a pre-eminent, co-educational, independent, K-12 day school with a 135-year history. Our mission is to inspire in our students a lifelong love of learning and pursuit of academic excellence, to promote understanding of and respect for diversity that makes our society strong and to encourage active and responsible global citizenship.


Head-Royce enrolls 900 students in the three separate divisions — Lower, Middle and Upper Schools — and provides a dynamic, whole-child education to every student. With our Strategic Plan, Bridge to 2022, the school’s current initiatives include advancing an innovative, student-centered program, promoting an inclusive community, driving deeper civic engagement, sustaining a culture of balance and well-being and carefully stewarding our resources.


Other Considerations

Compensation: Range $73,000-$122,000*.

*Dependent on Years of Experience Teaching and Education Level

Location: Oakland, California
Education: Bachelor’s degree required
Start Date: August 2023
Website:  headroyce.org

Application: Submit Application materials (resume & letter) through our website.

* Please note – the School does not provide for immigration sponsorships such as H1B Visas.

To Apply

Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest and a current resume. If you have an experience or desire to work with a particular age group, please indicate that in your applications materials.  Application materials should be submitted through our website.


Head-Royce School is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available person in every job. School policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on age, color, creed, disability, gender, marital status, national origin or ancestry, race, religion, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, a medical condition including genetic characteristics, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. Head-Royce School seeks to be a community in which every individual is treated with sensitivity, courtesy and respect.

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