Oak Grove School, a small pre-K through 12th grade progressive college preparatory school with a small boarding program in Ojai, California, is seeking an experienced Fifth Grade Homeroom Teacher, who can teach all academic subjects, starting August 2020.
The goal of our elementary program is to offer an inclusive, integrated, challenging, and highly engaging academic experience that also reflects the philosophical underpinnings of the school as expressed in the Arts of Living & Learning (inquiry, communication, academia, engagement, aesthetics, and care/relationship to self, others, the environment, and the world), which inform both curricula and classroom practice.
Oak Grove School does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, creed, religion, national origin, cultural heritage, age, gender, marital status, political beliefs, disability, sexual orientation, or family style in its admissions and employment policies and procedures.
TO APPLY Visit https://oakgroveschool.org/employment-opportunities/
QUALIFICATIONS: BA and/or MA degree Multi-subject Teaching Credential and/or MA in Education Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience at the upper Elementary School level
QUALITIES: Familiarity with the philosophy of the school (amongst other things an inquiry-based approach to education in a non-competitive atmosphere) and an understanding of progressive education will be an asset Familiarity with growth mindset, responsive classroom, project-based learning, and authentic assessment Self-motivated, self-disciplined, professional, enterprising and energetic Strong skills in supporting social-emotional growth and facilitating conflict resolution with students, and being in respectful partnership with parents Highly organized and able to clearly plan and map curricula and articulate student expectations Excellent oral and written communication skills with students, parents, and colleagues Ability to differentiate in the classroom Active enjoyment of the outdoors, ability to plan and coordinate camping trips Ability to work as part of a close-knit team
Internal Number: ELEM52020
About Oak Grove School
Oak Grove School is a Pre-K through 12th grade, progressive day and boarding school in Ojai, California.
The mission of Oak Grove School is to assist students in developing those qualities of mind, heart, and body that will enable them to function with excellence, care, and responsibility in the modern world. In addition, it is the intention of the school to offer a place where the whole community can inquire together into the perennial questions of humankind and explore an approach to life that is whole, mindful and intelligent.