Overview of school:
Seven Hills School, founded in 1962, offers an outstanding PS-8th grade program for approximately 400 students. The beautiful campus is located on 9 acres of former ranch land near Heather Farm Park in Walnut Creek, CA (approximately 35 miles from downtown San Francisco), and offers students and teachers the daily opportunity to move freely from engaging classrooms to expanses of outdoor space. The school is committed to building an inclusive community with class sizes that allow for greater differentiation, building strong partnerships with parents, and employing passionate teachers who love what they do and bring creativity and innovation to their teaching practice. Seven Hills School is a learning community whose mission is to develop the intellect, engage the spirit, and foster respect for and responsibility to our world.
Overview of position:
The On-site Guest Teacher is responsible for providing classroom coverage where needed, across a variety of grade levels and academic areas. The individual in this position works closely and collaboratively with all Seven Hills teachers in a role that is designed to help provide consistency in the day-to-day learning environment for students, even when a lead teacher is unavailable. This is a full-time position with competitive salary and excellent benefits, commensurate with experience.
Successful candidates will:
Hold a Bachelor’s degree (required)
Have the ability to teach multiple grades/subjects (credential preferred)
Be committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Be punctual, reliable and flexible
Have knowledge of developmental stages of children ages 5-14
Have experience with inquiry-based teaching strategies and real-world applications
Have a demonstrated ability to establish a classroom culture that is built on strong teacher-student relationships and encourages risk-taking
Have a demonstrated ability to provide a differentiated program addressing various skill levels and learning styles
Have a demonstrated proficiency with the use of technology for teaching and learning
Have a demonstrated ability to initiate, fully participate in and foster strong collegial relationships
Be self-aware and able to build on others’ ideas, capitalize on others’ strengths and effectively share responsibility
Have a demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and improvement
Have a growth mindset, active sense of humor, warm personality, and excellent organizational and communication skills
Please complete the online application found at:
After you submit the application, please follow the directions on the screen to email your resume and transcripts. No calls.
Screening and invitation for interviews will begin immediately.