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

Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Live Oak is accepting resumes for a Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to begin on July 1, 2019. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and leadership statement to jobs@liveoaksf.org by Feb. 25.

The Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is a full-time administrative position at Live Oak School. The Director of DEI is a member of the Leadership Team and reports to the Head of School. They partner with and advise upon the work of Live Oak’s faculty and administrative staff, Parent Guardian Association, and Board of Trustees.

Primary Responsibilities

Lead Live Oak through the implementation of the school’s Strategic Directions as they pertain to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  • Coordinate work of board and staff committees to identify priorities from emerging recommendations and establish implementation schedule to advance initiatives.
  • Participate in ongoing research to promote school-wide best practices in diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Identify and secure needed resources to advance the school’s DEI initiatives.
  • Monitor and communicate school-wide progress on DEI initiatives to internal and external constituents of the school.

 

Promote, advise upon, and support the implementation of an educational program for Live Oak students that supports diversity, equity and inclusion at Live Oak.

  • Act as advocate for and expert on Live Oak’s multicultural, equity, and social justice curriculum standards in working with faculty and program administrators to ensure their implementation.
  • Oversee schedule and programming of affinity events for students, staff, and families at the school.
  • Plan and implement events that advance the school’s values of diversity, equity, and inclusion including but not limited to student assemblies, family events, and neighborhood community activities.
  • Provide support to staff who work in after-school programming as they plan and implement extra-curricular programs for students.

Develop social and cultural competencies of the adult community at Live Oak in order for them to advance academic excellence and a sense of belonging for all Live Oak students.

  • Lead programming that supports Live Oak’s faculty in achieving established standards of practice as articulated in the Professional Growth Program
  • Actively research best practices in diversity, equity, and inclusion in K-8 school environments and provide training to faculty and administrators at the school to implement these practices.
  • Participate in the planning of the Parent Enrichment Program to ensure parents are supported in promoting a sense of belonging for all Live Oak students and families.
  • Develop and implement training for the Board of Trustees to enable them to implement governance practices and establish strategy that advances and addresses issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Represent Live Oak’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to external audiences.

  • Advise on best practices in the recruitment, hiring, and support of faculty and staff in order to achieve greater diversity amongst Live Oak’s professional community.
  • Advise on best practices in the recruitment and enrollment of students in order to achieve greater diversity amongst Live Oak’s student body.
  • Provide leadership presence to outreach, recruitment, and admissions activities for prospective students and employees to communicate Live Oak’s institutional vision for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
  • Participate and present at regional and national conferences to enable educators outside of Live Oak to learn from our successes and challenges in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in our school community.

Desired Qualifications and Characteristics

  • Demonstrated commitment to and professional expertise in diversity, equity, and inclusion goals in a school setting.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability with adults and students, including facilitation and communication skills.
  • Teaching and/or training experience in the k-12 or university setting.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and advanced degree coursework or professional training in the field of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
  • Capacity to work with others in a way that contributes to a high-functioning, collaborative, and innovative educational setting.
  • Strategic orientation as a leader with the capacity to effectively lead individuals and groups through change processes.
  • Understanding and commitment to Live Oak’s mission, vision, values, and educational philosophy.

Middle School Humanities Teacher

Live Oak is accepting resumes for a Middle School Humanities Teacher to begin in August 2019. 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 to jobs@liveoaksf.org.

This is a full-time position and reports to the Middle School Head.

Fifth Grade Teacher

Live Oak is accepting resumes for a Fifth Grade Teacher to begin in August 2019. 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 to jobs@liveoaksf.org.

This is a full-time position and reports to the Middle School Head. The teacher collaborates with a second lead teacher in the classroom.

Lower School Teachers

Live Oak is accepting resumes for Lower School Teachers (grades K-4) to begin in August 2019. 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 to jobs@liveoaksf.org.

Lower School Teachers at Live Oak work in a team teaching structure, collaborating with a second lead teacher in each classroom of 22-24 students.

Advancement Associate

The Advancement Associate reports to the Director of Development, supports the Advancement Manager, and is a member of the Administrative Team.

Primary Responsibilities:
Manage donor data and generate reports from Raiser’s Edge.
Lead processing, generation, and mailings of all solicitation and gift acknowledgment letters.
Maintain confidentiality.
Conduct and report on prospective donor research.
Schedule, prepare research, communicate with volunteers, and set up for solicitation meetings.
Oversee Live Oak’s presence in social media outlets.
Execute and build upon Live Oak’s Alumni Strategic Plan.
Write appeals, social media posts, articles for “What’s Brewing”, invitations, and volunteer briefs.
Collaborate with colleagues to advance department and administrative goals.
Promote a positive relationship between the development office and all constituents of the school.
Commit to ongoing professional development.

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:

  • One year proven experience working with school age students (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

RESPONSIBILITIES of AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM LEADER:

  • Lead daily academic and enrichment activities for twenty 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

This is a part-time job.

Mid-day shift 2 PM- 6 PM

Salary: $18.00 /hour

Experience:

  • working with school age students (K-14 yrs) students: 1 year (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

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.