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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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  • Database and Events Manager

    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.

    The Database and Events Manager reports to the Director of Advancement and is full time. The Database and Events Manager is a member of Live Oak’s administrative team who collaborates with faculty and staff to develop and execute initiatives that cultivate inclusive, positive relationships within the school community. 

    The Role: 
    Database Management: You understand that all organizations rely on data to drive growth.

    • Manage all gift and data entry in Raiser’s Edge NXT, process and acknowledge donations, generate queries for mailings and stewardship, and maintain accurate records. 
    • Collaborate on data analysis and report production for the school’s development program.
    • Conduct and report on prospect research while maintaining the highest level of confidentiality, including support for new family and solicitation meetings with scheduling and communications. 
    • Work with the Business Office on gift processing reconciliation and audit.

    Event Coordination: You know that joy and community are powerful motivators. 

    • Manage advancement events including: Grandparents and Special Friends’ Day, grade level receptions, Eighth Grade Legacy party, Changemaker Day, the After Party, and other celebrations and stewardship events.
    • Collaborate on the development of new events to engage and steward donors and communicate the impact of philanthropy at Live Oak. 

    Alumni Relations: You want to cultivate the power of stories to strengthen connections.

    • Act as primary alumni contact and respond to all inquiries/requests from alumni and alumni families. 
    • Work with the Director of Communications to produce alumni content for newsletter, magazine, social media, and other mediums as identified. 
    • Coordinate and implement alumni activities and events (reunions, Alumni Changemaker Award) to engage alumni and increase their connection to and knowledge of the school.  

    General Expectations:
    • The Advancement team operates with an all-hands-on-deck approach to community events, large projects, and creative problem-solving; a true love of team collaboration is essential.
    • Perform other duties consistent with the above responsibilities and in conjunction with the overall goals of the Advancement Office; no task is too big or too small.
    • Promote positive relationships between the Advancement Office and all internal and external constituents of the school by being professional, maintaining the highest level of confidentiality, and remaining present and responsive in formal and informal settings.
    • Support everyday needs of the school by being present for administrative duties and attending evening and weekend community events as required.
    • Commit to ongoing professional development and growth to reflect the demands of the position and the strategic priorities of the school. 

    Experience:
    • 2+ years of experience in administrative role with a track record of growth; progressive experience in fundraising and knowledge of annual giving a plus
    • Customer service or related experience interacting with multiple stakeholders and constituents
    • Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge or other database management experience preferred
    • Previous school experience a plus
    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

    Skills:
    • Strong project management skills and ability to execute independently on tasks are essential
    • Superb organization and administrative skills, including working knowledge of Word, Excel, Google Suite products. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite preferred.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    Ability to juggle long-range strategic planning while prioritizing and completing multiple tasks simultaneously

    Please apply here
  • Director of Enrollment Management and Admissions

    Live Oak School invites applications, nominations, and inquiries as it embarks upon a search for a dynamic and visionary Director of Enrollment Management and Admissions who can build upon Live Oak’s many successes since its founding in 1971. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and innovative enrollment management leader with an entrepreneurial spirit, an eye for creativity, fresh thinking, and a proven record of implementing best practices.

    The Director of Enrollment Management and Admissions is responsible for creating and leading a strategic and comprehensive admissions and enrollment program. They are one of the key ambassadors for Live Oak and provide leadership on issues related to student recruitment, admissions, and enrollment management. Serving as a chief strategist to all matters related to enrollment management, the successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to building a mission-aligned, diverse, and inclusive community that is reflective of the socio-economic, racial, ethnic, varied family structure, and gender diversity of the Bay Area.

    We welcome initial inquiries, nominations, recommendations, and individual applications for the Director of Enrollment Management and Admissions role. Evaluation of candidate materials will begin immediately and continue until a permanent Director of Enrollment Management and Admissions is named.

    View the full position description here.

    The start date for this opportunity is July 1, 2023.

    Inquiries, nominations, and letters of interest with a resume may be sent in confidence to LiveOakEMA@storbecksearch.com.
  • AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM LEADER

    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.
  • FUTURE EDUCATORS

    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 
  • SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS

    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.