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PreK-12 Equity and Social Justice Coordinator

This is a unique opportunity for a visionary educator to help develop a PreK-12 program that complements the school’s strong social-emotional learning and design thinking programs. You will help lead equity and justice education throughout the school, working with other faculty on incorporating lessons within a rich cross-disciplinary, project-based learning environment, reporting directly to the head of school.
 
The successful candidate will have a strong teaching background, a passion for creating curricula, and an ability to work skillfully with students, faculty, parents, and area organizations. The ability to differentiate, support, and carry good ideas to fruition is essential.
 
General Responsibilities:
 

  • Teach expertly your course of study, Social Justice Leadership or Inequality in the United States, as examples, with the highest standards for our students
  • Lead social justice programming schoolwide, working closely with division heads, social-emotional learning faculty, student leaders, and the Board’s Diversity Committee
  • Promote awareness and support Diversity Committee initiatives
  • Bring related speakers/programs throughout the year
  • Advise formal affinity groups
  • Work with division heads and deans to coordinate service opportunities
  • Collaborate with colleagues to enrich curriculum and instruction
  • Support the well-being of all students
  • Demonstrate interest in and ability to lead student activities, coach, and contribute beyond the classroom
  • Lead by example in your commitment to Nueva’s mission

Position Qualifications:
 An undergraduate degree in social justice, psychology, and/or education or equivalent experience

  • A minimum of three years successful teaching experience in primary / secondary school and / or college / university
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A desire to integrate curriculum with other subjects and to teach collaboratively
School
The Nueva School
Contact Phone Number
650-350-4540
Amy
Sorensen