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K-8 Substitute Teacher/After School Activity Leader

  • 30 Aug 2023 9:44 AM
    Message # 13247902

    K-8 Substitute Teacher/After School Activity Leader

    Redwood Day

    3245 Sheffield Avenue

    Oakland, CA 94602


    Redwood Day is a vibrant K-8 school where students, faculty, and staff all learn together on our four-acre campus in the heart of Oakland. Everything we do is designed to keep every child engaged and growing. Academically, that means a world-class curriculum, the best teachers, and a focus on the individual student. Socially and emotionally, we teach students to work through challenges, respect each other’s differences, and honor their diverse community. We find great strength in multiple perspectives and embrace every opportunity to weave diversity in thought and action into our social, emotional, and academic lives.

    Job Description and Desired Qualifications

    The K-8  Substitute Teacher/After School Activity Leader is a dynamic and flexible educator who has experience in executing lesson plans and teaching across grades. The ideal candidate is committed to academic excellence and diversity and understands the social and emotional growth and development of children in Kindergarten - 8th grades. This individual will have a strong commitment to meeting the learning needs of each student, a teaching style that supports differentiation of instruction, a collaborative spirit, and an interest in building community in and outside of the classroom. Responsibilities as a substitute teacher will include teaching language arts, math, history, P.E., music, art, garden, cooking, Spanish, library, and/or science. Average class size is 18-22 students.  Activity leader duties include planning, developing and facilitating creative clubs and recreational activities for participants in our after school day care program.


    This is a full-time, non-exempt 10–month position, 8:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., beginning in August 2023.  Summer work may be available in 2024 for summer camp activities. Perform all other assigned school-related duties (e.g. recess supervision, meetings, etc.)

    Essential Requirements:

    -          Bachelor of Arts

    -          Minimum of 3 years’ teaching experience and/or experience working with children in an educational setting

    -          Candidate must have effective classroom management skills

    -          Candidate has strong communication and organizational skills and is motivated to work with a strong existing team

    -          Candidate must have an understanding of the social and emotional needs of K-8 students

    Desired Qualifications and Traits:

    -          Teaching credential

    -          Integration of technology in curriculum


    Limitations and Disclaimer:
    The above job responsibilities are meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities associated with the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with federal and state laws. Employment at Redwood Day is “at-will”. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Offers are contingent on passing a background check and TB assessment.

    Pay Scale:

    The anticipated salary range the school reasonably expects to pay candidates for the position of K-8 Long Term Substitute Teacher/Activity Leader is $27 to $31 per hour, depending on factors such as experience and education.

    Please submit a cover letter, resume, and
    Employment Application and submit it electronically by September 8, 2023 to


    Non-discrimination Policy:
    Redwood Day School is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available person in every job. School policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, religion, color, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, transitioned, transitioning or perceived to be transitioning), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy and breastfeeding, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information, military and veteran status, and physical or mental disability, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful. In addition, Redwood Day does not permit discrimination based on dressing consistently with one’s gender identity or gender expression, or preferred gender, name or pronoun usage.

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