Orff and Kodaly Teachers Preferred This posting is for candidates who would like to be considered for any and all Music Teacher openings at OUSD. This is not an advertisement of a current vacancy at OUSD but rather an opportunity to submit applications to be screened for current and unanticipated vacancies. You should also still apply to any site specific positions you may be interested in. Provide general classroom music instruction to students in grades K-5. Training in Orff Schulwerk, Kodaly, Dalcorze, or other general music instructional approach is preferred. This position is not instrumental (band/orchestra). _______________________________________________________________________ If you are a motivated, certified teacher, we invite you to join a team of professional educators that have a daily impact on the lives of their students and the Oakland community. Who we are: OUSD is a diverse urban school district that is intensely focused on student achievement. A national model of urban reform and a living example of multiculturalism in action, OUSD has strong community relationships and a variety of schools to meet our students' needs. Where we are located: OUSD is located within the vibrant and ever growing city of Oakland. Oakland is a rising economic center, chosen by Forbes magazine as one of the "ten best places in the United States for businesses and careers." The city of Oakland is a great place to live, work, play, and explore! What we offer teachers: We provide extensive professional development and training for teachers, innovative curricula, ongoing mentoring and advancement opportunities. Our teachers are also given abundant opportunities to work together in Professional Learning Communities within and across schools in the District. In addition to professional development and training, we offer a comprehensive compensation package that includes:
- Competitive salaries determined by experience, education level, and credentials
- Full medical, dental, and vision benefits that can be extended to an unlimited number of dependants
- Retirement benefits through the CALSTRS Retirement System
Who we're looking for:
Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree, must be eligible for employment in the US and pass a criminal background check. Candidates must possess, or be eligible to receive, a California teaching credential authorizing instruction in core curriculum.
- Completed online application
- Resume Cover
- Letter Proof of passing CBEST and CSET
- Two professional references
The Oakland Unified School District does not discriminate in any program, activity, or in employment on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, gender, sex, or sexual orientation.
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