1st Grade Elementary Teacher at North Oakland Community Charter School (NOCCS) | EDJOIN

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1st Grade Elementary Teacher at North Oakland Community Charter School (NOCCS)

About the Employer

NOCCS is a progressive, community-driven school serving students from kindergarten through 5th grade. We emphasize arts integration and intentional diversity as part of our rigorous and inclusive approach to education. Our mission is to educate thoughtful, informed, and inquisitive citizens.

Job Information

Date Posted: 6/14/2021 Application Deadline: Until Filled
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 180 Days
Salary: Oakland Unified Salary Scale plus additional stipends and protected prep time Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: D.M. Kloker Email: kloker@noccs.org
Phone: 510-655-0540

Job Summary

Job Summary

We seek one Lead Teacher to teach all core subjects (ELA, Math, Social Studies and Science / STEAM) to a class of approximately 25 students. Social Students and Science are taught via in-depth and often arts-integrated units. This teacher collaborates with grade level lead teacher and shared assistant teacher. This teacher would then begin a new kinder-1st loop with a group of students in the 2022-2023 school year. We are looking for excellent teachers and leaders with a passionate and relentless commitment to equity and to the academic achievement and social-emotional development of traditionally underserved students. NOCCS educators are innovators who possess strong content knowledge and the ability to teach Common Core and California Standards with depth and creativity. Our teachers have a special ability to teach to the whole child while developing a community of scholars in each classroom and throughout the school. Our ideal colleagues are positive, hard-working, self-reflective learners. They are professionals, eager to collaborate and energized by working in a team environment to develop curriculum, refine grade-level systems, support the needs of students, and communicate with families. Each NOCCS teacher holds a deep understanding of and appreciation for the developing social, emotional and educational needs of her/his/their age group.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

-California Multiple Subject Credential, demonstrating compliance with highly qualified teacher status as defined by the California Department of Education. -A minimum of one year of teaching experience in the classroom. -Knowledge of different units of study and interest in designing rich and rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum using a backwards-planning framework (Teaching for Understanding, Understanding by Design, etc.) to address a range of diverse learners. -Experience in implementing an array of best practices related to inquiry and workshop-based instruction. -Knowledge of the Common Core and California State Content Standards. -Ability to design and/or use a variety of assessment tools and techniques to guide instruction. -Demonstrated success in differentiating instruction in public school classroom settings. -Interest and skill in working as part of team to develop and implement a state-of-the-art curriculum as well as rich outdoor education and technology integration. -Interest in working in a school community with a high degree of parent/family participation. -Commitment and ability to attend committee meetings, lead school-wide initiatives, utilize parents as volunteers in the classroom, and attend occasional evening meetings. Our ideal colleagues are positive, hard-working, self-reflective learners. They are professionals, eager to collaborate and energized by working in a team environment to develop curriculum, refine grade-level systems, support the needs of students, and communicate with families. Each NOCCS teacher holds a deep understanding of and appreciation for the developing social, emotional and educational needs of her/his/their age group.

The above are required experience and certifications. Also desired and valued are: -Master’s Degree or Higher -National Board Certification -Bilingual (Spanish) -We are strongly committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff and strongly encourage candidates of color to apply -Experience with and/or interest in blended learning and/or technology integration



      -California Multiple Subject Credential, demonstrating compliance with highly qualified teacher status as defined by the California Department of Education. -A minimum of one year of teaching experience in the classroom. -Knowledge of different units of study and interest in designing rich and rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum using a backwards-planning framework (Teaching for Understanding, Understanding by Design, etc.) to address a range of diverse learners. -Experience in implementing an array of best practices related to inquiry and workshop-based instruction. -Knowledge of the Common Core and California State Content Standards. -Ability to design and/or use a variety of assessment tools and techniques to guide instruction. -Demonstrated success in differentiating instruction in public school classroom settings. -Interest and skill in working as part of team to develop and implement a state-of-the-art curriculum as well as rich outdoor education and technology integration. -Interest in working in a school community with a high degree of parent/family participation. -Commitment and ability to attend committee meetings, lead school-wide initiatives, utilize parents as volunteers in the classroom, and attend occasional evening meetings. Our ideal colleagues are positive, hard-working, self-reflective learners. They are professionals, eager to collaborate and energized by working in a team environment to develop curriculum, refine grade-level systems, support the needs of students, and communicate with families. Each NOCCS teacher holds a deep understanding of and appreciation for the developing social, emotional and educational needs of her/his/their age group.

      The above are required experience and certifications. Also desired and valued are: -Master’s Degree or Higher -National Board Certification -Bilingual (Spanish) -We are strongly committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff and strongly encourage candidates of color to apply -Experience with and/or interest in blended learning and/or technology integration

          Comments and Other Information

          Required Application Materials Application packets must include the following: 1. Resumé 2. Photocopy of California teaching credential(s) 3. Reference sheet with three professional references Please provide the name, position, contact information, and how long and in what capacity you know/worked with each person. Application Process 1. Submit all required application materials listed above via a single email, as Word or PDF attachments, to D.M. Kloker, Head of School kloker@noccs.org (please no calls) 2. Application packets will be accepted on a rolling basis until positions are filled. 3. Promising first round candidates will be contacted for a phone interview. 4. Finalist candidates will (1) plan and conduct a 30-45 minute demonstration lesson, (2) participate in an interview with the staff hiring team. See our website for more detailed information regarding our school: www.noccs.org

          Comments and Other Information


          Required Application Materials Application packets must include the following: 1. Resumé 2. Photocopy of California teaching credential(s) 3. Reference sheet with three professional references Please provide the name, position, contact information, and how long and in what capacity you know/worked with each person. Application Process 1. Submit all required application materials listed above via a single email, as Word or PDF attachments, to D.M. Kloker, Head of School kloker@noccs.org (please no calls) 2. Application packets will be accepted on a rolling basis until positions are filled. 3. Promising first round candidates will be contacted for a phone interview. 4. Finalist candidates will (1) plan and conduct a 30-45 minute demonstration lesson, (2) participate in an interview with the staff hiring team. See our website for more detailed information regarding our school: www.noccs.org

           


          Application Deadline

          Until Filled

          Date Posted

          6/14/2021

          Contact

          D.M. Kloker
          510-655-0540

          Number of Openings

          1

          Salary

          Oakland Unified Salary Scale plus additional stipends and protected prep time

          Length of Work Year

          180 Days

          Employment Type

          Full Time