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ELA/Social Studies Upper Elementary Teacher - Grade 6

  • Job Title: ELA/Social Studies Upper Elementary Teacher
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Start Date: 2022–23 School Year (August 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023)

About Richmond College Prep Schools:

We are a high-performing charter school in Richmond. We started with a preschool in 2004, and we now serve preschool students and students in TK through 8th grades. We’re currently looking for teachers who love middle school-age students and are eager to help our school leaders create an enriching, rigorous, and culturally responsive program for our middle school students.

Each teacher is provided with a daily one hour of prep time, a full-time instructional aide to support in the classroom, and a $2,000 signing bonus. Please visit our website for more information about RCP: 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 ELA and Social Studies that are aligned to the California Common Core State Standards and relevant to our students' cultures.
  • Create a warm and age-appropriate classroom culture for middle school students that fosters strong learning and strong social-emotional relationships.
  • Evaluate middle school student's academic, behavioral, and socio-emotional growth, and keep appropriate and accurate records.
  • Implement IEPs for students receiving Special Education services, and participate in Student Success Team meetings for students who need additional academic or behavioral support.
  • 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 to develop and implement data-driven plans to best support the needs of students.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities provided by the school. Create individual professional growth goals and work to meet these goals throughout the course of the school year.
  • Collaborate with and support an instructional aide on a daily basis in the classroom.
  • Support the mission, vision, and core values of Richmond College Prep.
  • Assess students regularly and analyze student results; refine and differentiate classroom instruction based on assessment data and student needs.
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.


  • Must be excited about working with middle school age students
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Valid California Single-Subject teaching credential with English Language
  • Learner (ELL) authorization<
  • Prior middle school classroom teaching experience is highly preferred


  • 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 (

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