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Long-Term Substitute Kindergarten Position

Redwood Day School is an East Bay leader in developmentally grounded education that prepares students for high school, for college, and for life. Established in 1963, RDS is an independent, diverse K-8 school that combines challenging academics, small classes, differentiated instruction, and a keen awareness of children's social and emotional development — allowing students to discover and build on their strengths as individual learners. Our learning community is closely connected to our Oakland neighbors through an ethos of service, diversity, and sustainability. Our students develop into self-aware and confident young people who advocate for themselves and others, throughout school and beyond.

Position closed after October 31, 2014

We are seeking a dynamic, long-term substitute Kindergarten teacher who has experience planning an integrated curriculum, is committed to academic excellence and multiculturalism, and who understands child growth and development. Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching language arts, math, history and science. Students also attend science, P.E., music, art, Spanish, library, and computer classes away from the classroom. Class size is 16 students.

We are looking for a long-term substitute, full-time teacher and prefer a minimum of five years experience as a lead Kindergarten teacher. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of the social needs of kindergartners, strong communication and organizational skills, and a motivation to work with a strong existing team.

Schedule
This is a long-term substitute position, beginning December 1, 2014 and ending June 16, 2015. The teaching work day is 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (5 p.m. on Wednesdays).

Compensation / Benefits
Redwood Day School offers a competitive compensation package. Teachers are eligible for medical, dental, life insurance, and retirement benefits.

Apply
Candidates should submit a letter of intent and resume by email to: ltkinderjob@rdschool.org. Resumes received after October 31, 2014 will not be considered.

Redwood Day School is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, creed, gender, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity and expression, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, or any other unlawful consideration.

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Redwood Day School
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