About Us


Nothing is more important to us than the teaching and learning that takes place at our school. Every member of our professional staff plays a role in fulfilling the promise and potential of each child. We do this by employing passionate, curious, and engaged thought leaders in differentiating instruction and progressive education techniques. Holding true to our school values, we actively seek to promote diversity and inclusion in our administration, faculty, and student body.
From our collaborative co-teaching model in lower school to our commitment to ongoing professional development and shared expertise at all levels, we pride ourselves on every employee’s enthusiasm for being a lifelong learner. Our rich curriculum engages students in hands-on learning and balances academics, arts, and athletics with equity and social justice education. Our mission reflects the importance of knowing each student well and responding accordingly, a responsibility shared by every member of our school community.

Current Openings

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  • Upper Elementary Teacher

    Live Oak is accepting resumes for an Upper Elementary Teacher to begin in August, 2023. Applicants should have experience as head teachers, professional training, enjoy collaborative work on curriculum development, demonstrate a commitment to issues of equity and social justice, and feel a resonance with the school’s mission, vision, values, and educational philosophy. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and statement of educational philosophy.

    Live Oak School supports the potential and promise of each student. We provide a strong academic foundation, foster skills to effect change, and develop courageous and conscientious learners from all backgrounds. We inspire students to advance equity and inclusion, to act with compassion and integrity, and to pursue a lifelong passion for learning.
    Lower School Teachers at Live Oak work in a team teaching structure, collaborating with a co-lead teacher in each classroom of 22-24 students.  
    Primary Responsibilities and Duties
    • Collaborate with the grade level teaching team teacher to plan, consistently document, and implement the grade-level curriculum in accordance with the school’s educational philosophy, established scope and sequence, and adopted resources.
    • Develop and implement robust assessment practices; provide regular and individualized feedback to students.
    • Manage student behavior with the use of classroom and management strategies that are structured, consistent, respectful, responsive to student needs to build a safe, orderly, inclusive classroom community, and aligned with the adopted resources.
    • Understand and model the school’s mission, vision, and values in relationships with students, colleagues, and families, including the school’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
    • Create a classroom community that thrives in constructivist practices.

    Read the full job description and requirements.

    Please apply here.  

    Seeking an experienced After School Program Leader for an Independent K-8th grade School. We are located in sunny Potrero Hill of San Francisco. Our school's mission is to support the potential and promise of each student. We provide a strong academic foundation, develop personal confidence and the ability to collaborate with others, inspire students to act with compassion and integrity, and nurture a passion for learning to last a lifetime. The primary duty of the After School Program Leader is to help facilitate the well being of the students in a fun, structured and supportive after school environment. The position is part-time.

    Please apply here.

    Live Oak is always interested in educators who want to learn more about professional opportunities at Live Oak School. Share your resume and letter of introduction if you would like us to get in touch with you as positions open that may be a fit for your interests and expertise.

    Please apply here 

    Live Oak School is seeking candidates to work as a substitute teacher. Experience in teaching is preferred.

    Please apply here.
Live Oak School welcomes and admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, citizenship status, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and faith to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities of Live Oak School. Live Oak School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, citizenship status, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and faith in administration of its educational policies and programs, admissions policies, Adjusted Tuition program, and athletic and other school-administered programs.