Crystal Springs Uplands School, a coeducational independent day school in Hillsborough, California serving students in grades 6-12 on two campuses is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, dynamic, and collaborative part-time middle school teacher to teach drama and dance at its new campus in Belmont, California. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of middle school teaching experience, knowledge of the middle level learner, and interest in being part of a dynamic group of teachers who will be part of our middle school expansion.
More specifically, we are looking for candidates who are middle school centric, that is, candidates who:
Love working with middle school-aged children
Possess demonstrated success/effectiveness with 11-13 year olds
Are able to differentiate and teach to multiple learning styles
Have a sense of playfulness and are eager to collaborate with a grade-level team
Have experience with meaningful tech integration for this generation of learners
See connections between disciplines for cross-curricular lessons
Are excited to work with students outside of the classroom by leading an advisory
Have sponsored clubs, coached a sport and/or lead local/international trips
Incorporate teaching practices and curriculum development, which are developmentally appropriate and culturally responsive and competent
We are also looking for candidates who:
Can direct both plays and musicals
Have experience both directing shows and teaching classes, including acting and dance
Have some experience in technical theater
Possess a college degree in a related discipline
Have 3-5 years of teaching experience
Have an understanding of and appreciation for the unique qualities of an independent school, and a willingness to be involved in all aspects of the CSUS community.
Attend faculty meetings, school assemblies and community events as scheduled
Please submit cover letter and résumé to Christy Dillon, Assistant Head of School (email: firstname.lastname@example.org by mail: Crystal Springs Uplands School, 400 Uplands Drive, Hillsborough, CA 94010. No phone calls please.
Additional Salary Information: based on years of experience and educational degrees
About Crystal Springs Uplands School
Crystal Springs Uplands School, a coeducational independent day school in Hillsborough, California, located on the Bay Area Peninsula serving 350 students in grades 6-12. As an institution committed to diversity we encourage minority candidates to apply.