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English Teacher .6 FTE / Bilingual Resource Teacher .4 FTE at Sequoia Union High School District

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About the Employer

The Sequoia Union High School District serves more than 9,000 students in grades 9 through 12 from multiple diverse communities on the mid-Peninsula region between San Francisco and San Jose. . Its location, coupled with its diverse student population, allows students the opportunity to learn to excel in a global society and interact effectively with people of all backgrounds, races, and ethnicities. The student population in the district is reflective of the diversity in California, with 45% who identify as Hispanic/Latino, 8.2% as Asian, 2.4% as African-American/Black, 2.1% as Pacific Islander, .2% as Native American, and 34.9% as White. SUHSD is committed to ensuring that all students are welcomed in a safe environment that values diversity and multicultural backgrounds. The district seeks to hire, support, and retain staff members that reflect the diversity of its student population. SUHSD is seeking educators with personal or professional development experience/training in identifying, learning, facilitating, and/or implementing best practices related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Multilingual educators and those with experience teaching in diverse and underserved communities are strongly encouraged to apply. SUHSD is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity at all levels.

Job Information

Date Posted: 3/18/2021 Application Deadline: Until Filled
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 2021-2022 School Year - 187 Days
Salary: $70,979 to $125,133 plus $1,427 stipend for Masters, Doctorate, National Board Certification Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Amika Guillaume Email: aguillaume@seq.org
Phone: 650839-8900
Location: East Palo Alto Academy
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   
Brief Description of Position: The District Classroom Teacher develops and teaches skills and knowledge in one or more courses and/or grade levels Administrative Relationship: The District Classroom Teacher is directly responsible to the Principal, through the Department Chair and Instructional Vice Principal Minimum Degrees/Credentials/Experience Required for Position: B.A. (B.S.), and valid Teaching Credential Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Be aware of and conform to state, county, district, and school regulations which affect him/her 2. Utilize course(s) of study adopted by the Board of Trustees 3. Instruct students in citizenship, basic communication skills, and other general elements of the course(s) of study specified in state law and district regulations and procedures 4. Seek to teach students the proper function and value of education in American society 5. Identify student needs, cooperate with professional staff to help students solve health, learning and attitude problems, and actively seek to help each student succeed in class 6. Develop, implement, assess, and revise lesson plans and instructional materials 7. Provide a wide range of teaching strategies as one element of implementing individualized instruction 8. Seek to create an environment for learning that is functional and attractive 9. Evaluate academic growth of students and record and report this evaluation, and evaluate social growth 10. Interpret the school program and specific elements of it to parents and report the progress of individual students to parents 11. Establish and maintain standards of student behavior consistent with district and school behavior policies 12. Supervise a fair share of other than classroom activities 13. Cooperate in the selection and/or development of books, AV aids, pamphlets, learning units, equipment, etc., necessary to implementation of the learning function 14. Plan and coordinate the work of paraprofessionals 15. Participate in programs designed to improve human relations and the teaching function 16. Perform other related duties as assigned by the principal 5/7/79

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Minimum requirements: B.A. (B.S.) Valid California Credential - Single Subject English

Letter of introduction that speaks to the candidate’s equitable teaching practices and anti-racism by addressing the following prompts: Please provide an example of a school policy you’ve experienced/are familiar with that needs to be examined and updated in order to foster equity and inclusion. Please explain your ideal role in this process. Describe practices, policies, and curriculum that you implement in the classroom that provides a safe, equitable, and uplifting learning environment for BIPOC students. Three letters of recommendation (no more than two years old) Please include one reference who was/is an administrator in a supervisory role for you Official transcripts of degrees CBEST/CSET/PRAXIS/RICA (all that apply)

  • Copy of Transcript
  • Credential Copy
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (3 letters)
  • Resume


    Minimum requirements: B.A. (B.S.) Valid California Credential - Single Subject English

    Letter of introduction that speaks to the candidate’s equitable teaching practices and anti-racism by addressing the following prompts: Please provide an example of a school policy you’ve experienced/are familiar with that needs to be examined and updated in order to foster equity and inclusion. Please explain your ideal role in this process. Describe practices, policies, and curriculum that you implement in the classroom that provides a safe, equitable, and uplifting learning environment for BIPOC students. Three letters of recommendation (no more than two years old) Please include one reference who was/is an administrator in a supervisory role for you Official transcripts of degrees CBEST/CSET/PRAXIS/RICA (all that apply)

    • Copy of Transcript
    • Credential Copy
    • Letter of Introduction
    • Letter(s) of Recommendation (3 letters)
    • Resume

      Comments and Other Information

      The Sequoia Union High School District serves more than 9,000 students in grades 9 through 12 from multiple diverse communities on the mid-Peninsula region between San Francisco and San Jose. Its location, coupled with its diverse student population, allows students the opportunity to learn to excel in a global society and interact effectively with people of all backgrounds, races, and ethnicities. The student population in the district is reflective of the diversity in California with 45% who identify as Hispanic/Latinx, 8.2% as Asian, 2.4% as African-American/Black, 2.1% as Pacific Islander, .2% as Native American, and 34.9% as White. SUHSD is committed to ensuring that all students are welcomed in a safe environment that values diversity and multicultural backgrounds. The district seeks to hire, support, and retain staff members that reflect the diversity of its student population. At SUHSD, we are committed to racial equity, dismantling bias and stereotypes, disrupting and changing oppressive structures, and employing curriculum and instruction that supports these commitments. Our goal is to create an equitable school system, from the learning environment to the curriculum to the extracurricular activities, which provides our traditionally excluded communities with the same opportunities afforded to others.

      Comments and Other Information


      The Sequoia Union High School District serves more than 9,000 students in grades 9 through 12 from multiple diverse communities on the mid-Peninsula region between San Francisco and San Jose. Its location, coupled with its diverse student population, allows students the opportunity to learn to excel in a global society and interact effectively with people of all backgrounds, races, and ethnicities. The student population in the district is reflective of the diversity in California with 45% who identify as Hispanic/Latinx, 8.2% as Asian, 2.4% as African-American/Black, 2.1% as Pacific Islander, .2% as Native American, and 34.9% as White. SUHSD is committed to ensuring that all students are welcomed in a safe environment that values diversity and multicultural backgrounds. The district seeks to hire, support, and retain staff members that reflect the diversity of its student population. At SUHSD, we are committed to racial equity, dismantling bias and stereotypes, disrupting and changing oppressive structures, and employing curriculum and instruction that supports these commitments. Our goal is to create an equitable school system, from the learning environment to the curriculum to the extracurricular activities, which provides our traditionally excluded communities with the same opportunities afforded to others.

       


      Application Deadline

      Until Filled

      Date Posted

      3/18/2021

      Contact

      Amika Guillaume
      650839-8900

      Number of Openings

      1

      Salary

      $70,979 to $125,133 plus $1,427 stipend for Masters, Doctorate, National Board Certification

      Length of Work Year

      2021-2022 School Year - 187 Days

      Employment Type

      Full Time

      Location:

      East Palo Alto Academy