Reports To: Head of School and Middle School Director
Position Type: Full-Time, Faculty, Exempt
Established in 1920, Bentley School is a K-12 co-educational, independent day school located on two campuses in Oakland and Lafayette. Bentley is an inclusive community that shares a vision of transformative learning and respect for the individual. Bentley seeks a sixth-grade Humanities teacher at the Middle School campus in Oakland.
Responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:
Teaching two sections of sixth-grade Humanities
Attending regular grade-level team meetings and History and English department meetings
Participating in various aspects of student life at Bentley such as advisory, study hall, student organizations, and other duties as assigned
Degree in History, English, and/or a related field that requires significant coursework in Humanities, advanced degree preferred
Experience teaching Humanities, History, or English
Experience in an interdisciplinary environment with an emphasis on group collaboration and use of technology
Experience in teaching study skills in addition to traditional core content
Ability and willingness to work with students in large and small group settings using multiple teaching methods to reach a broad range of students
A desire to collaborate in a dynamic community of teachers
Excellent interpersonal, writing, and communication skills
Experience in working with middle school students in an academic setting
Experience in innovative course design, planning, implementation, and assessment
Bentley School is an equal opportunity employer and seeks rich diversity among faculty and administration. The School offers competitive compensation and benefits.
How to Apply
Please send a letter of interest, CV/resume, and a statement of teaching philosophy that addresses both your approach to working with students and how you approach your classroom practice. A list with the names and contact information of three (3) references should also be included. Materials may be sent to email@example.com. Include “Middle School Humanities Teacher” in the subject line. No phone calls please.