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Visual Arts Temporary Full-Time Position Spring 2025

  • 23 Jan 2024 4:05 PM
    Message # 13305063

    The College Preparatory School

    Visual Arts Temporary Full-Time Position

    Spring 2025

    The College Preparatory School, an independent high school in Oakland, California, seeks a temporary full-time Visual Arts teacher beginning in January 2025 and ending in June 2025. This position entails teaching four sections of visual arts. Candidates should be eager to embrace spirited intellectual challenges in a rich academic environment that highly values equity and inclusiveness.

    To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter on Applicant Pro.

    Qualifications and desired characteristics:

    • Bachelor's or graduate degree in the Visual arts
    • Three to five years experience teaching at the secondary or college level
    • Passion for working with high school students
    • Strong organizational and communication skills
    • Patience, flexibility, and a good sense of humor
    • A strong interest in working in a multicultural community


    The College Prep Arts Department offers a variety of courses in the Visual, Musical, Vocal, Dance, and Dramatic Arts. Students are required to take a minimum of two years of arts courses for graduation; the majority take more. Other than in Orchestra and Jazz Band, student enrollment in Arts classes is kept low in order to maximize student participation and engagement. The Arts Department actively cultivates and enjoys a culture of innovative collaboration and collegiality among its members and students.

    Faculty at College Prep are compensated according to a step scale based on years of experience that ranges from $72,500/year for teachers with no prior relevant experience to $143,700/year for teachers with 44 years of prior experience. Temporary or Part-time teachers are compensated on the same scale, prorated for their percentage or term of employment.


    Founded in 1960, The College Preparatory School is an independent coeducational secondary school created for intellectual risk-takers who want to pursue a purposeful education with kindred peers. Faculty and staff thrive at College Prep when they engage in the rich opportunities of its many co-curricular programs and the School's growing ties to greater Oakland. Salary and benefits are competitive, and include a prepared lunch every day. As an equal opportunity employer, College Prep welcomes candidates representing diversity of all kinds. We celebrate the inclusivity of our community regarding race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

    College Prep typically does not sponsor applicants for work visas. For more information about our school, visit our website at

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