Carondelet High School is seeking visionary educators with a desire to work collaboratively to help implement our vision of becoming the leading high school in Northern California providing a truly interdisciplinary and relevant education for our community of learners. Carondelet is in the process of revamping its entire curriculum and the department chair is a leader and visionary who will guide their faculty in the development of innovative student-centered curriculum. Carondelet’s Academic Department Chair serves as an instructional leader for fellow faculty members and plays a key role in the stewarding instruction and learning in their respective departments.
The Academic Department Chair will be responsible for organizing the faculty in an academic subject area to oversee its development, coordinate the delivery of the curriculum using innovative, student-centered instructional practices, and identify areas of improvement. Department chairs work collaboratively to ensure the academic program aligns with the mission of the school. The Academic department chair will play a key leadership role in their department as they fulfill the role of teacher and administrator simultaneously. This valuable, middle-level leadership is crucial in establishing open communication between and among departments and between administration and faculty.
Experienced teacher with a valid credential in the subject area
Minimum of five years of experience teaching the subject at the high school level
Knowledge of the CDE Frameworks and Content Standards for the subject area
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
Commitment to staying current with research, reform efforts, curriculum changes and the latest trends in educating students in this subject area.
Ability to analyze and present assessment and other data on student achievement.
Seven to ten years of experience teaching the subject at the high school level
Experience in a leadership role
Experience with implementation of curricular change and innovative practices
About Carondelet High School
Carondelet High School is an outstanding college-preparatory high school in the East Bay area dedicated to excellence in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. We are committed to serving all young women who seek to grow in heart, faith, courage, scholarship and leadership through educational excellence that integrates intellectual, moral, physical, psychological, social, and spiritual development.
Carondelet High School models collaboration among students, faculty, parents, alumnae, Board, and the greater community that integrates a global perspective and a call to service.
In partnership with our brother school, De La Salle, located directly adjacent to our campus, our students share classes, activities and social events with their brothers as they continue to develop and strengthen their own sisterhood and the confidence to lead lives of purpose, in college and beyond.
For more information on Carondelet High School, please visit www.carondeleths.org.