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The Seven Hills School


On-site Guest Teacher

The Seven Hills School (

FTE 1.0 (full-time)

Salary: $50,000-$55,000 (w/ benefits)

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


Application Process

Please submit your resume and a cover letter via email to Lower School Head, Jennifer Arnest, at In your cover letter, please explain your interest in this position, including in what ways your background has prepared you for this role, and what draws you to Seven Hills school and mission.

As an equal opportunity employer, Seven Hills School recruits, hires, and promotes without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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