Employment

Employment

Live Oak School is an independent, coeducational day school with an enrollment of 336 students in grades K-8. We actively seek to promote diversity and inclusion in our administration, faculty, and student body.

Nothing is more important to us than the teaching and learning that goes on 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.

From our collaborative co-teaching model in the 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.

To apply for an open position or to indicate your interest in working at Live Oak send a resume and cover letter to:

jobs@liveoaksf.org

or

Live Oak School
Attn: Jobs
1555 Mariposa Street
San Francisco, CA 94107


Open Positions

After School Program Coordinator

Job description:

The Program Coordinator reports to the Extended Care Director and Assistant Extended Care Director. Program Coordinator supports after school Program Leaders and the after school program. Program Coordinator will act as the liaison between school staff and faculty, parents, and students with regard to after school programming. Program Coordinator supervises student activities, attendance, consistently and confidently draws the behavior for students in the program, enforces rules, and disciplines accordingly. Program Coordinator establishes that Extended Care and Live Oak School expectations are used to guide planning and behavior management in creating classroom community.

Duties and Responsibilities: Essential Job Functions include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Is present during the academic school year and all school working days, including holiday care days.
  • Arrives two to three hours (as scheduled) before student dismissal, in order to prep for programming and meet with Extended Care Director and Assistant Director.
  • Occasionally assist in the lunchroom with food service and student supervision.
  • Program logistics/coordination for the organization of after-school courses including scheduling, preparation, and follow up.
  • Assist in management of staff schedules and calendars for programming. Distribute duties, such as, setting up for program, art/games schedule, clubs, and outside play.
  • Assist in setting up and monitoring Kinderlime website (attendance management system) and provide support to staff/faculty and parents for using the system.
  • Monitor daily attendance. Manage signing in of students to program, confirm students are accounted for and properly signed in.
  • Model appropriate behaviors. Track student behavior, and feedback from faculty/staff – send regular reports and emails to Extended Care Director.
  • Be sure sufficient snack is provided and distributed for K-8.
  • Track tutoring schedules…. outside tutors, in-school tutors, and peer to peer tutors.
  • Be aware of all after school Live Oak activities and where they take place, including sports, drama, and school meetings; parent/guardian, faculty, and administrators.
  • Maintain after school message board including but not limited to: holiday care days, Roots & Branches enrichment classes, clubs, program schedule, and other day-to-day events.
  • Maintain daily communication with Extended Care Director and Assistant Director regarding all aspects of program.
  • Communicate with parents regarding student injuries and behavior.
  • Advise and assist students with various issues, ranging from enrichment to academic.
  • Check email daily and respond within 36 hours.
  • Working directly with the Assistant Director including Roots & Branches instructors on:
  • Class schedules
  • Room Assignments
  • Regular communication with instructors
  • Student Attendance
  • Student behaviors
  • Communication between parents and instructors

QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge, Skills and Experience

The requirements in duties and responsibilities listed are a representation of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Two year proven experience working with school age students (5-14 yrs).
  • Understanding of youth development principles.
  • Able to work independently, take initiative, be flexible and adaptable to a variety of jobs.
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively in collaboration with others.
  • Tutoring experience.

Compensation for this position: DOE

  • This is a part-time job.
  • This is at a non-profit organization.

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. Position is Part-Time with potential for advancement.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two year proven experience working with school age (K-14 yrs) students.
  • Understanding of youth development principles.
  • Able to work independently, take initiative, be flexible and adaptable to a variety of jobs.
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively in collaboration with others.
  • Tutoring experience a plus

RESPONSIBILITIES of AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM LEADER:

  • Lead daily academic and enrichment activities for 20-25 students.
  • Facilitate after school homework assistance that build upon the school day learning objectives.
  • Plan and facilitate activities, including: games, arts and crafts projects, sports, etc.
  • Cultivate an active, ongoing communication with parents and school community.
  • Mediate disputes and conflict resolution.
  • Maintain school facilities in an orderly and well-kept manner.

Compensation for this position: $18 per hr
Monday through Friday 2 PM- 6 PM
Wednesday 1-6 PM
Including Holiday Care days

  • This is a part-time job.
  • This is at a non-profit organization

Fourth and Fifth Grade Spanish Teacher

Live Oak is accepting resumes for a part-time Lower School Spanish Teacher to begin in August 2019. Applicants should have professional training and experience as head teachers, they should enjoy collaborative work on curriculum development, and feel a commitment to the school’s Mission and Educational Philosophy.

The Lower School Spanish Teacher is responsible for the planning, consistent documentation, and implementation of the Spanish program for students in grades four and five, in accordance with the school’s educational philosophy and established scope and sequence.

This is a part-time position and reports to the Assistant Head of School.

Primary Responsibilities of the Lower School Spanish Teacher:

  • Estimated course load: Teach the equivalent of 10 periods a week.
  • Engage in self-reflection and professional growth through goal setting, participation in the PGP program, attending professional development opportunities, and ongoing dialogue with the Assistant Head of School. Use Folio to document growth.
  • Collaborate with Lower School Learning Specialist, Lower School Counselor, Assistant Head of School, and Dean of Student Life in providing students with academic and social support.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in lower division, Spanish department, lower school grade-level, and staff meetings as needed to accomplish the goals of the program.
  • Develop and implement robust assessment practices; provide regular feedback to students.
  • Prepare trimester report cards.
  • Guide student portfolio work.
  • Communicate regularly with families (write posts to class websites and Family Tree articles).
  • Supervise students during lunch and recess.

Additional Program Expectations:

  • Supports admissions’ work through tours, as well as participating in one of the Admissions Open Houses.
  • Participate in Lower School Back to School Night.
  • Participate in Camp Live Oak, if necessary.

Lower School Art Assistant Teacher

This is a part-time position and reports to the Assistant Head of School. The assistant collaborates with the lead teacher in the art room.

Primary Responsibilities of the Art Assistant:

  • Collaborate with the lead teacher to implement lesson plans and accompanying material when possible, and to support with classroom management.
  • Help to implement assessment practices by observing and documenting student growth.
  • Use classroom and behavioral management strategies that are structured, consistent, respectful, and responsive to student needs to build a safe, orderly, and inclusive classroom community.
  • Understand and model the school’s mission, vision, and values in relationships with students, colleagues, and families.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in staff, lower school division, grade-level meetings, as needed to accomplish the goals of the program.
  • Uphold professional standards of punctuality, discretion, and professionalism.
  • Proofread and edit report card narratives and help to enter report card numbers.
  • Supervise students during lunch, recess, and lower school assemblies.

Additional Expectations:

  • Support admissions work through tours and visits.
  • Participate in Lower School Back to School Night.
  • Attend the Corporation Meeting/Art Show.

Substitute Teachers

Live Oak School is seeking candidates to work as a substitute teachers. Experience in teaching is preferred. Please email a letter of interest and resume to jobs@liveoaksf.org.