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Lower Elementary Teacher, Second Grade

  • Job Title: Lower Elementary Teacher, Second Grade
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Start Date: 2022–23 School Year (August 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023)

About Richmond College Prep Schools:

Richmond College Prep (RCP) is a K-8 charter school serving children in Richmond and the surrounding neighborhoods. Our vision is to close the achievement gap by eliminating education inequalities in Richmond, Coronado, and Santa Fe neighborhoods. Academic excellence, strong moral character, and cultural enrichment are the core values of our school. RCP has ranked #1 in Richmond for many years.

We are currently seeking highly motivated credentialed teachers to join the RCP team as a Lower Elementary teacher. Each new teacher is provided with one hour of daily prep time, one hour of daily lunch, a full-time instructional aide to support the classroom and a $2,000 signing bonus. Please visit our website for more information about RCP: https://www.rcpschools.org or email your resume to Maria Trejo at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement lesson plans and instructional activities in all content areas aligned to the CA Common Core State Standards.
  • Assess students regularly and analyze student results; refine and differentiate classroom instruction based on assessment data and student needs.
  • Implement IEPs for students receiving Special Education services, and participate in Student Success Team meetings for students who need additional academic or behavioral support.
  • Evaluate students' academic, behavioral, and social‐emotional growth and keep appropriate and accurate records.
  • Create an effective environment for learning and hold all students accountable to the school community's high academic and behavioral expectations.
  • Communicate regularly with students and their families. Hold conferences to discuss individual student progress.
  • Collaborate with grade‐level partners, other staff members, and the school administration to improve instructional practices and develop and implement data‐driven plans to best support the needs of students.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities provided by the school. Create professional growth goals and work to meet these goals throughout the school year.
  • Collaborate with and support an instructional aide daily in the classroom.
  • Support the mission, vision, and core values of Richmond College Prep.
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Valid California Multiple Subjects teaching credential with English Language Learner (ELL) authorization
  • Prior elementary classroom teaching experience is preferred

Benefits:

  • Salary compensation is competitive with nearby districts
  • A $2,000 signing bonus
  • Health and Dental Coverage
  • One hour of prep and one hour of lunch each day
  • Each teacher has an Instructional Aide to support with daily instruction
  • You will be a part of a nurturing school family

How To Apply

Application Materials:

  • Resume
  • In lieu of a cover letter, please answer all of the following questions:
    • Why do you want to teach the students of Richmond College Prep and what connection do you have to our community or other communities of color?
    • If someone were to visit your classroom, what three words would you want him/her to use to describe it and why?
    • What book are you currently reading?

Submitting Your Application:

  • You may apply directly through our website: Apply now
  • In case of technical difficulties, you may also email the above application materials to our Business Manager, Maria Trejo (mtrejo@rcpschools.org)

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