Responsibilities 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.
Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree 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 Multilingual
Head-Royce School Overview Located on a 14-acre campus in the hills of Oakland, California, Head-Royce is a preeminent, co-educational, independent, K-12 day school with a 129-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 875 students in three separate divisions — lower, middle and upper schools — and provides a dynamic, holistic education to every student. Students enjoy rich cultural experiences because of both the breadth and diversity of the student population. In the upper grades, there are numerous opportunities to engage with peers around the world through online courses and trips. There are 160 Professional Community members (faculty and staff) who are creative, dedicated leaders in their respective fields. Admission is highly competitive with students coming from a wide range of geographic locales.
Other Considerations Compensation: Competitive among comparable schools Location: Oakland, California Travel: (minimal) Education: Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree(s) a plus Start Date: August, 2018 Website: headroyce.org
To Apply 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.