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Redwood Day

Redwood Day
3245 Sheffield Avenue * Oakland, CA 94602

Redwood Day’s K-8 program includes over 380 students all learning together on our 4-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.

We are looking for substitute teachers to support the Redwood Day program. Responsibilities may include daily assignments teaching any of the following:

  • K-5 grade core (including language arts, math, history),
  • K-5 specialist subjects (art, computers, garden, music, library, physical education, science, Spanish),
  • 6th-8th single-subject classes (art, drama, design & innovation, English, health, history, math, music, physical education, science, Spanish)
Class size is approximately 20 students.

Job Description and Desired Qualifications
We are seeking dynamic substitute teachers with classroom teaching experience and strong classroom management skills, to add to our substitute teacher roster. Substitute teaching assignments are based on need; no one is guaranteed an assignment, even if selected for our teacher roster. Ability to accept an assignment on short notice is ideal. Bachelors degree required. Credential preferred, but not required.

Limitations and Disclaimer:
The above job responsibilities are meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; they are 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 (available at and submit it electronically to Please make note of any preferences regarding grade levels and/or subjects in your cover letter.

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, color, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, and breastfeeding), religion, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information, military and veteran status, or any other unlawful consideration under 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.

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