Employment Opportunities

High School Math Teacher

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 HS Math Teacher, who can teach geometry, algebra II, pre-calculus, and calculus.

The goal of our college preparatory 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.

Qualifications:

  • BA and/or MA degree in mathematics or related subject
  • Multi-subject Teaching Credential and/or MA in Education
  • 3 years teaching experience at the High School level

Qualities:

  • 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
  • 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

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.

TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter and resume including three references to Carrie DeVaney, Administrative Coordinator to the Head of School Office.

6th Grade Homeroom Teacher

Oak Grove School is seeking an experienced and accomplished Sixth Grade Homeroom Teacher, who can teach all academic subjects, starting August 2018.

The goal of our elementary 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.

Qualifications:

  • BA and/or MA degree
  • Multi-subject Teaching Credential and/or MA in Education
  • 3 years teaching experience at the Elementary School level

Qualities:

  • 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
  • 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

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.

TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter and resume including three references to Carrie DeVaney, Administrative Coordinator to the Head of School office, carriedevaney@oakgroveschool.org

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