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Part-time After School Instructor

Oakland, CA
East Bay Innovation Academy
After School Instructor

Are you interested in preparing students to be innovators and leaders? East Bay Innovation Academy is seeking a dynamic, innovative, and passionate After School Instructor for our program.

East Bay Innovation Academy is a 6-12 college preparatory public charter school in Oakland, CA with a mission of preparing a diverse group of students to be successful in college and to be thoughtful, engaged citizens who are leaders and innovators in a 21st century global world.  Through personalization and project-based learning, social-emotional learning and design thinking, and by leveraging best practices in curriculum design and technology, EBIA engages students in rigorous, 21st Century work.  We serve a diverse population of students, representing the racial, cultural, and socio-economic diversity of the Bay Area.

  • INNOVATIVE: Design and run the after school a drop-in space for 6th through 8th grade, including: creating a program of outdoor activities that is organized, exciting, and provides variety. establish rapport with students and promote inclusion, good sportsmanship, and a love for physical challenges.
  • ENTREPRENEURIAL: Be a key player in the development of the school, including being a leader and assisting in the development and implementation of school policies and programs.
  • COLLABORATIVE: Be a true partner alongside school staff and families in the academic and social-emotional success of students Build a culture of high expectations offering differentiated support for all learners. 
  • OPTIMISTICS:  Assist in administrative duties as requested by the After School Coordinator. Act as an after school instructor, supporting the after school coordinator in developing a robust program that enriches the student experience.
  • ENGAGING: Be ready to bring your passions, projects and skills to EBIA. Demonstrate excitement about learning and engaging children in learning; attempt to know every student at EBIA and establish rapport with students and promote inclusion, good sportsmanship, and a care to every student in the After Care program.

  • Highly competitive compensation.
  • An emphasis on depth over bread – more time teaching fewer students with a block schedule.
  • Student and staff technology access supporting communication, student progress monitoring and differentiation.
  • An engaged, supportive and connected community of families, colleagues and partner organizations.

  • Ability to work successfully with heterogeneous groups of students and an ethnically & economically diverse student body.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to change; ability to work in a dynamic, creative and demanding learning environment.
  • Experience creating and engaging in variety  programs, with structured and unstructured projects, and offerings suited to many skill levels with an emphasis on middle school aged students.
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues and to adapt projects and classroom structures to the needs of the program with a welcoming and sunny disposition.
  • Highly organized, resourceful, and self-starter.  Ability to problem solve, prioritize, and multi-task.
  • Excellent communication skills; you will be communicating with parents, faculty, students and other community members.
  • Working knowledge of another language.
  • Knowledge of project based learning, social-emotional learning, and blended/optimized learning.
  • BA/BS in Education, Recreation or Subject Area

We are strongly committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff. Please send a resume, two letters of reference and a compelling letter of interest via email to jobs@eastbayia.org. Thank you for your interest in this position.

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