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Oakland Unified School District

Work in an intentional and caring community

We are looking for passionate and dedicated educators, classified staff, and leaders to join us in creating joyful, healing and liberatory spaces of learning for Oakland students, families, and communities. 

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We are seeking staff who:

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Build and maintain caring relationships with students and families in order to create a safe academic environment.

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Create and support inclusive learning environments by focusing on students’ strengths. 

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Maintain high expectations to create improved outcomes for students.

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Believe our actions as individuals directly impact equitable conditions for students.

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Know our work is most effective in collaboration with colleagues, families, and students.

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Practice anti-racism because it is critical to the educational success of all students.

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Invest in self-reflection and incorporate feedback in order to continuously grow.

Create an impact in a variety of career paths

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Teach in a community dedicated to the success and well-being of Oakland students.

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Lead communities dedicated to the growth and success of Oakland students, families, communities and staff. 

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Community Support Staff

Whether you’re a counselor, custodian, nurse, or accountant, you can use your specialized skills towards building a nurturing and safe environment for Oakland’s youth.

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Temporary & Substitute Opportunities

Substitutes play a critical role in maintaining the continuity of students’ learning environment, and OUSD is always looking for qualified and interested candidates.

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Not finding what you're looking for or need help? Fill out the interest form or contact us to get support. 

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For your housing needs, TRiO Plus is OUSD's nonprofit partner, facilitating  discounted rents available just for educators like you. They also offer wrap-around  financial services, including free financial coaching. Fill out the interest form for TRiO Plus!