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Applying for Position:
LOWER SCHOOL TEACHER
St. Paul's Episcopal School,
Oakland, CA

This opening calls for specific teaching qualifications set by the school.

St. Paul’s Episcopal School

located across from Lake Merritt in Oakland, enrolls 380 students from diverse backgrounds in Kindergarten-Grade 8. St. Paul’s provides an education that is intellectually challenging, culturally pluralistic, and morally and spiritually enriching. Caring, committed faculty members, in partnership with parents, serve as role models, mentors, and guides. St. Paul’s has an academically talented and ethnically diverse student body and seeks the same in its faculty. 

St. Paul’s looks to fill a Lower School Teacher position for the 2019-2020 school year. The successful candidate will have a collaborative spirit, an interest in building community within and beyond the classroom, a strong commitment to nurturing children’s individual talents and passions, and a commitment to our St. Paul’s values. The position begins in August 2019.

Qualifications:

  • has attained a BA degree and credential (mandatory)
  • can create a developmentally appropriate cooperative learning environment
  • has experience integrating thematic units across the curriculum
  • has 3-5 years experience teaching K-5 (preferred)
  • has experience working in a private/independent school setting
  • can provide opportunities for sharing knowledge with others
  • can expose students to a multicultural perspective of universal human experience
  • has excellent communication skills with both children and adults
  • able to handle transitions effectively
  • has Responsive Classroom training (preferred)
  • values collegiality with other teachers and administrators
  • has a warm and energetic personality and a good sense of humor


The students are supported by specialists in physical education, music, Spanish, and art.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and references in PDF Format.

This is a full-time position with competitive salary and excellent benefits, commensurate with experience.

We fully and actively support equal opportunity for all people, regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation.

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