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Full-time History Teaching Position Starting August 2021

Company: The College Preparatory School
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The College Preparatory School

History

Full-time Teaching Position Starting August, 2021

The College Preparatory School, an independent high school in Oakland, California, seeks a full-time History teacher starting Fall semester 2021. This position entails teaching four sections of about 16 students in each, and two preps. Candidates should have a strong interest in working in a multicultural community and be eager to embrace spirited intellectual challenges in a rewarding academic environment. College Prep is a community of life-long learning and actively encourages and supports the professional development of all of its members. .

Qualifications and desired characteristics:.

  • Bachelor's or graduate degree in History or related field
  • Experience and/or interest in teaching across our core curriculum
  • Interestindevelopinga12thgradeelectiveseminar(such as Ethnic Studies, Environmental History, Latin American History, or other)
  • 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 history program is unique, innovative and rigorous, and includes three required year-long courses: Asian Worlds (in the 9th grade), The Atlantic World (in the 10th grade), and The U.S. and the World, taken in the junior year. History teachers work closely with one another, honing and reshaping the curriculum. Beyond required courses, the vast majority of our students choose to take one or more history electives their senior year. These include Constitutional Law, Ancient and Medieval History, Gender History, and Linguistics. History section sizes average 16 students. Students use both texts and teacher-produced material in classes.

The school's mission is to prepare students for productive, ethical lives in college and beyond by fostering a stimulating education within an atmosphere of consideration, trust, and mutual responsibility. College Prep students are engaged and motivated learners who help create a kind, intellectual, and equitable community. Faculty and staff thrive at College Prep when they engage in the rich opportunities of its many co-curricular programs. College Prep actively designs programming and curricula that seek to strengthen the school's ties to Oakland and to the greater Bay Area.

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. 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 Please include a cover letter with your application.



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Keywords: The College Preparatory School, Oakland , Full-time History Teaching Position Starting August 2021, Other , Oakland, California

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