Junior High Math, Science and 8th Grade Homeroom Teacher
Oak Grove School
March 16, 2018
49750.00 - 57000.00
Full Time - Faculty
4 Year Degree
Oak Grove School, a small pre-K through 12th grade progressive college preparatory school with a small boarding program in Ojai, California is seeking an experienced and accomplished Junior High Science, Math and 8th Grade Homeroom Teacher, who can teach pre-algebra, algebra, life science, and physical science.
The goal of our Junior High School program is to offer an inclusive, integrated, challenging, and highly engaging academic experience that also reflects the philosophical underpinnings of the school as expressed in the Arts of Living & Learning (inquiry, communication, academia, engagement, aesthetics, and care/relationship to self, others, the environment, and the world), which inform both curricula and classroom practice.
Oak Grove School does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, creed, religion, national origin, cultural heritage, age, gender, marital status, political beliefs, disability, sexual orientation, or family style in its admissions and employment policies and procedures. Please send a cover letter and resume including three references to Carrie DeVaney, Administrative Coordinator to the Head of School Office, firstname.lastname@example.org
Multi-subject Teaching Credential and/or MA in Education
3 years teaching experience at the Junior High School level (6th, 7th, 8th Grades)
Desire and knowledge of working with JH-aged students and their unique social and emotional developmental stage
Familiarity with growth mindset, responsive classroom, project-based learning, and authentic assessment
Self-motivated, self-disciplined, professional, enterprising, and energetic
Highly organized and able to clearly plan and map curricula and articulate student expectations
Excellent oral and written communication skills with students, parents, and colleagues
Ability to differentiate in the classroom
Active enjoyment of the outdoors, ability to plan and coordinate camping trips
Ability to work as part of a close-knit team
Familiarity with the philosophy of the school (amongst other things, an inquiry-based approach to education in a non-competitive atmosphere) and an understanding of progressive education will be an asset
Internal Number: JH8-2018/19
About Oak Grove School
Oak Grove School is a Pre-K through 12th grade, progressive day and boarding school in Ojai, California.
The mission of Oak Grove School is to assist students in developing those qualities of mind, heart, and body that will enable them to function with excellence, care, and responsibility in the modern world. In addition, it is the intention of the school to offer a place where the whole community can inquire together into the perennial questions of humankind and explore an approach to life that is whole, mindful and intelligent.