Redwood Day's K-8 program includes over 400 students all learning together on our 4-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.

Open Positions:

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  • Activity Leader

    Job Description
    We are seeking dynamic, energetic, playful, responsible activity leaders to cultivate and develop the inquisitive minds of a diverse student body in our after-school program. Join our dedicated team in providing a fun, innovative, quality program where children build their confidence through creative clubs, physical activities, and free play. Activity Leaders are committed to working in a multicultural learning environment, demonstrate flexibility, have a positive attitude, and a professional demeanor. Ideal candidates will have experience working with children in a school or camp setting, an understanding of the social and emotional needs of K-8 students, strong communication and organizational skills, and a motivation to work with a strong existing team.

    Essential Responsibilities
    • Supervise, interact with and engage students
    • Plan, develop, and facilitate creative clubs and recreational activities
    • Help to ensure the safety and hygiene of students by following all School policies and procedures, including those related to COVID-19 health and safety
    • Set up and clean up all program areas in compliance with the School’s COVID-19 health and safety protocols
    • Communicate program needs to Director
    • Attend regular staff meetings and professional development
    • Assist with other School duties, including lunch and recess supervision, as requested
    • Attend and/or help staff School events as requested
    Desired Qualifications
    • A love of working with children
    • An understanding of the developmental needs of K-8 students
    • High energy and creativity
    • Excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills
    • Flexibility and patience
    COVID Vaccination:
    • Must be able to show proof of vaccination upon hire
    Schedule and Hours
    These are part-time (50%), non-exempt positions beginning as soon as possible. The after-school schedule is Monday-Friday, 2:00-6:00 p.m., with bi-weekly meetings at 1:30 p.m.  Additional hours are available during in-service days and school breaks.

    Compensation/Benefits
    Redwood Day offers competitive compensation based on education and experience.

    Apply
    Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and completed Redwood Day Employment Application to activityleader2022@rdschool.org, Attn: Momo Maumalanga, Director of After-School & Summer Programs, by September 30, 2022.

    Limitations and Disclaimer
    The listed 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. Continued employment remains on an "at-will" basis. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Offers contingent on passing background checks and TB tests.

    Non-Discrimination Policy
    Redwood Day 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 (including traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion (including religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices), 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. 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.

    Authorized Employment Status
    As required by federal law, all offers of employment are contingent on verification of an applicant or employee’s authorization for lawful employment in the United States at the start of their employment. Please note that the School does not sponsor applicants for employment-related visas.
  • Long-Term Substitute K-5 Grade Teacher

    Job Description and Desired Qualifications
    The LT substitute teacher is a dynamic and flexible educator with experience 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 - 5th 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 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. This position is tentatively scheduled to begin on September 1 and continue through June 2023, but these dates are subject to change.
     
    This is a full-time position, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. on Wednesdays)
    Perform all other assigned school-related duties (e.g., recess supervision, meetings, etc.)
     
    Essential Requirements:
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience
    • Candidate must have effective classroom management skills
    • Candidate has strong communication and organizational skills and is motivated to work with a strong existing team
    Desired Qualifications and Traits:
    • Teaching credential or Master's Degree
    • 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.
     
    Compensation/Benefits:
    Redwood Day offers highly competitive compensation and benefits.
     
    Apply
    Please submit a cover letter, resume, and Redwood Day Application Form and submit it electronically by Friday, October 14th, to longtermsubteacherjob@rdschool.org.

    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.
  • Part-Time Interim K-8 Education Technology Specialist

    Job Description and Desired Qualifications
     
    The Interim K-6 Education Technology Specialist will teach specific computer-based classes to students in Grades 2-6, including, but not limited to, foundational computer skills, digital citizenship, digital responsibility, information, and media literacy. The Interim K-8 Education Technology Specialist will also prepare a mini-series of technology readiness classes for incoming 6th-grade students to our Middle School program. If the individual has the skills and knowledge necessary, they may also assist the Technology Team with projects related to configuring software, evaluating existing hardware and software, and recommending new programs. Additional responsibilities include supervisory duties, active involvement in collaborative divisional meetings, and participation in various student and community activities as schedule permits.
     
    This part-time position is flexible in nature. Redwood Day will work with the right candidate to develop a schedule that meets the needs of our students, teachers, and the candidate.
     
    This is a part-time position that is currently expected to last through at least November 18, 2022, and may extend beyond this date. The start date for this position is August 11, 2022.
     
    Essential Requirements:
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Minimum of three to five years teaching experience either in core classroom or technology-related discipline
    • A natural rapport with children; understanding of developmental needs of 5-14-year-olds
    • Strong understanding of the evolving educational technology landscape
    • Experience with Chromebooks, Google apps, Macintosh, and various educational software to support curriculum and instruction
    • Highly effective classroom management skills
    • Strong communication and organizational skills
    • Strong collaboration and teamwork skills
    • Demonstrated commitment to creating diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning environments for all students
    Desired Qualifications and Traits:
    • Teaching credential or Masters’ Degree in Technology Education (preferred)
    • Experience with project-based learning, STEAM integration, and interdisciplinary teaching
    • A growth mindset and flexibility to adapt as the technology landscape evolves
     
    Compensation/Benefits:
    Redwood Day offers highly competitive compensation and benefits.

    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.

    Apply
    Please submit a cover letter, resume, and Redwood Day Application Form electronically by Friday, October 14, 2022, to InterimEducationTechSpecialist@rdschool.org. Attn: John Loeser. No phone calls, please.
     
    Non-discrimination Policy:
    Redwood Day 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 (including traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion (including religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices), 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. 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.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Redwood Day 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 (including traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion (including religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices), 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. 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.

Limitations and Disclaimer

The listed job responsibilities are meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; they are 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, state and local 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.

Authorization Employment Status

As required by federal law, all offers of employment are contingent on verification of an applicant or employee’s authorization for lawful employment in the United States at the start of their employment. Please note, the School does not sponsor applicants for employment-related visas.