Middle School Reading and Forensic Science Teacher - Summer Academy
Bishop O'Dowd High School
Location: Oakland, California
Type: Part Time
Salary: $80 per class
Summer Academy Teacher
Bishop O’Dowd’s Mission/Charism
Mission: Bishop O’Dowd High School is a Catholic college-preparatory community, guided by the teachings of Jesus Christ, that educates its diverse student body to build a more just, joyful, and sustainable world.
Finding God In All Things Calls Us to:
Community in Diversity
Strength of Character
Kinship With Creation
Bishop O’Dowd High School is seeking excellent candidates for middle and high school Math, English, Science, and Dance teachers for the Summer Academy program. This is a summer position, from June 5 to July 21, 2023, ranging from 6th-12th graders, and participating in the O’Dowd community. The candidate would be able to masterfully teach different levels of middle and high school classes and actively engage students in the learning process.
Teachers at Bishop O’Dowd High School are responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing an appropriate instructional program in alignment with Bishop O’Dowd High School’s Integral Student Outcomes. The individual in this position will collaborate most closely with their respective department team, ensuring consistency across grade levels and content areas.
Job requirements may include but are not limited to:
Plan, prepare, and deliver expected outcomes in accordance with the school mission and charism
Maintain restorative and collaborative dialogue with colleagues, students, parents, and the greater Bishop O’Dowd community
A successful candidate will:
Communicate effectively orally and in writing
Articulate and skillfully promote equity and justice work
Establish a culture that is built on strong relationships and allows for risk-taking
Have comfort and skill in personal inquiry and reflection of anti-racist practices and racial consciousness
Provide differentiated access and engagement opportunities to meet our diverse community
Be coachable and open to constructive feedback from peers, supervisors, and the greater school community
Initiate, fully participate in, and foster strong collegial relationships across diverse backgrounds
Have a growth mindset, positive attitude, flexibility, and passion for working in a high school setting
Support the Catholic mission and charism of the school
Have familiarity with classroom-based strategies for classroom instruction and student learning
Have knowledge of the developmental stages of adolescents ages 13-18
Work with pride and enthusiasm as a member of the O’Dowd community
A demonstrated understanding of and passion for middle and high school education and adolescent development.
A nuanced understanding of DEI from a personal and/or professional perspective
Bachelor’s degree and/or related education or experience applicable to the responsibilities of the position
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Additionally, all personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Pre-employment background screening is required for all positions.
Bishop O’Dowd High School is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its employment policies and procedures. It follows the Diocese of Oakland's policies prohibiting illegal harassment, retaliation, or discrimination. However, as a Roman Catholic high school with a stated mission, goals, and objectives that clearly reflect the teachings and educational philosophy of the Diocese of Oakland, Bishop O’Dowd High School reserves the right to require all current and prospective employees to commit to carrying out their duties and responsibilities in a manner that clearly and unconditionally demonstrates support of and respect for the school’s mission and Catholic identity. Persons who in good conscience are unable to agree to this commitment should not seek or accept employment at Bishop O’Dowd High School.
Founded in 1951, Bishop O'Dowd High School is a Catholic college preparatory high school serving 1,250 diverse students in grades 9-12 who come from all parts of the East Bay and beyond. Informed by Catholic values, the mission of O'Dowd is to educate and inspire its students to build a more just, joyful, and sustainable world. For more information, visit the school's website at www.bishopodowd.org.