Spanish Teacher

Design Tech High School - Redwood City, CA - Full time

Design Tech High School - Redwood City, CA - Full time

Apply for this job

 Design Tech High School (d.tech) is a public charter school located on the Oracle Headquarters in Redwood Shores. Design Tech High School’s mission is to develop students who believe that the world can be a better place and that they can be the ones to make it happen.

d.tech is seeking entrepreneurial teachers who will thrive in a dynamic startup environment.

d.tech teachers embrace a design-thinking mindset; they must have empathy for students, colleagues and parents and a willingness to rapidly prototype solutions to help all students. They possess strong content knowledge, a track record of leadership, and the ability to mentor students toward high performance. They are hard working, punctual, flexible, energetic, risk-takers with a spirit of self-reflection and a constant desire to improve. d.tech teachers also believe that students learn best when their education is personalized.

d.tech teachers are:

  • OPTIMISTIC: d.tech teachers have a relentless optimism; they believe that the world can be a better place and they can be the ones to make it happen.
  • ENTREPRENEURIAL: d.tech teachers have a bias toward action, constantly refining their skills by trying new ideas based on data, and constructive criticism.
  • COLLABORATIVE: d.tech teachers engage in regular problem solving and curriculum construction. They demonstrate strong communication and relationship building with students, families, and colleagues.
  • FLEXIBLE: d.tech teachers adapt to meet the needs of students and a startup work environment.

Teacher Responsibilities

  • Designing and implementing curricula aligned to Common Core standards
  • Mentoring students in the @d.tech class
  • Teaching design thinking in a design lab class
  • Reflecting regularly on teaching practice and acting on constructive feedback
  • Using assessment data to refine curriculum, inform instructional practices, and drive

progress towards academic standards.

  • Engaging in collaborative curricula development, data analysis, and problem solving
  • Developing positive relationships with students, families, and colleagues.
  • Participating in an annual two-week staff training and weekly professional development
  • Conversational Spanish a plus.

What d.tech offers its teachers

As a teacher at d.tech, you will have the opportunity to change the lives of students by giving them the skill sets necessary to design their futures. You will also work with the d.school at Stanford to learn design thinking and help change the educational landscape by redesigning high school

You will significantly and directly impact the success and direction of a startup charter school, and have the opportunity to advance into a leadership role within a rapidly growing organization.

You will also have the opportunity to work at the first public high school located on a corporate campus.

d.tech offers:

  • Competitive starting salaries
  • Excellent medical benefits
  • Pathways to leadership and specialization
  • Frequent instructional coaching and administrative support
  • A safe, engaging, dynamic work environment
  • A remarkably supportive staff and mission-driven organization
  • Access to a state of the art building located in a natural setting
  • Access to all of the perks offered to Oracle employees, such as the Oracle fitness

center, pool, and gym. Meals at one of the five Oracle cafes at a discounted price, and

take-home meal service.

Apply for this job

Apply for this job

Role

Teaching

Experience Level

Mid Level

Design Tech High School

Our school mission is to develop students who believe that the world can be a better and that they can be the ones to make it happen. We do this is through a personalized learning experience and teaching students to put their knowledge into action.

Apply for this job

Share this job

Find your

Dream job in edtech

EdSurge Connect Beta matches talented educators, technologists, and business leaders with amazing edtech companies.

Get Matched

STAY UP TO DATE ON EDTECH
News, research, and opportunities - sent weekly.
STAY UP TO DATE ON EDTECH
News, research, and opportunities - sent weekly.