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Wellness and Belonging Educator Starting July 1, 2021

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

Job Description:

The College Preparatory School

Wellness and Belonging Educator

July 1, 2021

The College Preparatory School in Oakland, California, seeks a dynamic educator to help develop and teach a Wellness and Belonging curriculum to 10th and 11th graders. Part of the four-year Compass program, the Wellness and Belonging curriculum integrates social justice education with personal decision-making and individual and interpersonal health. This educator reports to the Dean of Equity and Belonging, and works closely with the School Counselor, and Director of Experiential and Community Based Learning, and the Dean of Students to develop, deliver, and refine this new program offering.

As a member of the faculty, the Wellness and Belonging educator will also have the duties of a full-time faculty member, including participating as an advisor and helping with other Student Life and chaperoning duties as needed.

Essential Functions:

  • Work with the Dean of Equity and Belonging and School Counselor to develop and refine 10th and 11th grade Compass Program (Wellness and Belonging curriculum)
  • Lead weekly Compass classes for 10th and 11th graders
  • Support individual students with tools and strategies related to health and belonging
  • Coordinate with Recreational Health and Fitness program lead to integrate with Compass Program
  • Support Dean of Equity and Belonging in implementing other student-facing equity, inclusion and belonging initiatives
  • Co-design and participate in sophomore and junior retreats

Qualifications and desired characteristics:

  • Background and experience teaching health, wellness, human development, equity and belonging or related subjects
  • Passion and experience working with adolescents on sensitive issues of mental health, identity, positive sexuality, substance use, and other topics
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain appropriate boundaries and commitment to supporting student wellbeing
  • Collaborative worker who is enthusiastic about working with multiple administrators and teaching partners
  • Strong cultural competency skills and experience working with families from diverse backgrounds
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Bachelor degree required, specialized training in relevant fields preferred

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 www.college-prep.org

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Keywords: The College Preparatory School, Oakland , Wellness and Belonging Educator Starting July 1, 2021, Other , Oakland, California

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