High School Teacher


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


1215 O'Brien DriveMenlo Park, CA 94025


OMS is looking for a high school teacher available to work part time (Fridays).


*Lead a small mixed-age class with a student-teacher ratio of no more than 3:1; along with other classroom support professionals

* Design experiential, project-based learning activities for the class by using local resources to create an experience that's relevant and real-world

* Curate individual learning activities for personalized learning time based on each student's abilities, needs, and learning style

* Determine students' academic and social emotional learning objectives and ensure that they're met

* Commit to building a community of child-centered educators by mentoring other educators, making regular contributions to the network, including contributing curriculum as well as sharing best practices and research findings, etc.

* Collaborate with researchers, designers, technologists, and other educators to design and refine an innovative model for education

* Communicate learning targets and outcomes to colleagues, parents, and students

* Partner with parents in optimizing and evolving their student's whole child, personalized learning experience throughout the year

* Use the resources of the city and community to create an education that is relevant and real

* Be a role model for on-site team of educators to positively contribute to the culture, schedule, processes, and procedures

* Nurture the professional development of the school site team members

*Build and maintain positive, transparent relationships with the school’s parents, and support other educators to do the same * Implement strong behavior support management systems and foster strong student advocacy in social emotional growth

* Hold ultimate responsibility for your classroom’s performance

Basic Qualifications

* Presume competence in all students

* Prior experience working with multiple grade levels

* Passion for working with and engaging children in student driven learning experiences

* Belief in fostering children's social emotional capabilities

* Commitment to continuous improvement

* Experience working with the special needs population, preferably those who have an Autism and Apraxia diagnoses

* Entrepreneurial mindset and customer service orientation

Preferred Qualifications

* Credential in special education/Experience with CCSS

* Prior experience as a founding teacher for a new school or new school site

* Experience in different methodologies (ABA, DIR, RDIPRT, RPM)


  • Special Needs
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • General Education
  • Tutoring

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