Head-Royce School seeks Teaching Interns to support Lower School classroom teachers. We expect that Teaching Interns intend to pursue a career in teaching, and are interested in learning about classroom teaching practices and strategies. Teaching Interns are responsible for supporting the lead teachers’ curriculum and disciplinary procedures and general classroom atmosphere and style established by the lead teacher.
The School seeks applicants who have a strong academic background, experience in multicultural education, an awareness of ecological literacy, an interest in project-based learning, an understanding of children and a genuine fondness for working with students.
Skills, Attitudes, and Mindsets
A desire to support lead teachers and assist specialist teachers, and to teach students collaboratively
Ability to learn and apply classroom and school yard management strategies
Demonstrated desire to support the whole child, including identified school values, social and emotional curriculum and disciplinary procedures
Demonstrates a desire to seek teaching/education as a career
Classroom experience (volunteering or teaching) is preferred
Additional Qualifications: a bonus, but not required:
Enrollment in a Teacher Credentialing or Education program
Experience with progressive educational pedagogies (e.g. Project Based Learning, Social/Emotional curriculums, performing arts, etc.)
An appreciation for individual and cultural differences
Head-Royce School Overview
Located on a 12-acre campus in Oakland, California, Head-Royce is a pre-eminent, co-educational, independent, K-12 day school with a 132-year history. Our mission is to inspire in our students a lifelong love of learning and pursuit of academic excellence, to promote understanding of and respect for diversity that makes our society strong and to encourage active and responsible global citizenship.
Head-Royce enrolls 890 students in the three separate divisions — Lower, Middle and Upper Schools — and provides a dynamic, whole-child education to every student. With our Strategic Plan, Bridge to 2022, the school’s current initiatives include advancing an innovative, student-centered program, promoting an inclusive community, driving deeper civic engagement, sustaining a culture of balance and well-being and carefully stewarding our resources.
Compensation: Competitive among comparable schools Location: Oakland, California Travel:(minimal) Education: Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree(s) a plus Start Date: August, 2020 Website: headroyce.org
Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest and a current resume. Files should be sent via email to LSJobs@headroyce.org with the subject line “LS Teaching Interns.”
Head-Royce 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 age, color, creed, disability, gender, marital status, national origin or ancestry, race, religion, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, a medical condition including genetic characteristics, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.