US Math Long Term Substitute
Job Details
Upper School - Oakland, CA
4 Year Degree
US Math Substitute


(Long Term Sub: Full/Part Time Beginning August 2021-Dec 2021)


Head-Royce School is seeking a culturally responsive, flexible, and enthusiastic educator to join our Math and Computer Science Department. Ideally, the candidate will have experience teaching from Algebra 1 through the upper level math classes,  We seek teachers who are not only excited by the content they teach, but who are also actively engaged in evolving their classroom pedagogy to reflect the needs of 21st Century learners.  We want teachers who are excited to join our community of learners and collaborate with us on meeting our Strategic Plan Goals. 

Head-Royce teachers serve as advisors, club sponsors and participate in the life of the community.  We seeks applicants who have a strong academic background, experience in anti-racist pedagogy, an awareness of ecological literacy, an understanding of adolescents, and a genuine fondness for working with students at this specific age level. 



  • Demonstrated knowledge and practice of culturally responsive teaching and learning. 

  • Expertise in teaching Mathematics - problem solving, graphical analysis, algebraic fluency, statistics. 

  • Collaborative, flexible colleague with high-school teaching experience

  • Clear communicator with students, colleagues, and parents

  • Demonstrated knowledge of a child’s social/emotional development and developmentally appropriate curriculum for culturally responsive teaching and learning. 

  • Demonstrated understanding of and curiosity regarding curriculum design, varied pedagogical approaches as well as different styles and types of assessment 

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Knowledge of appropriate use of technology to enhance the learning experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree; Ideal candidates will have an academic background in Mathematics

  • Knowledge of appropriate use of technology to enhance the learning experience

  • Demonstrated desire to teach in the High School 

  • 2-5 years minimum teaching experience

  • Understanding and support of Head-Royce’s core values with strong emphasis on equity and social justice

Additional Qualifications (preferred, not required)  

  • Advanced degrees/certification are desirable in Math, Computer Science, or Education

  • Experience teaching Statistics


Head-Royce School Overview 

Located on a 22-acre campus in Oakland, California, Head-Royce is a pre-eminent, co-educational, independent, K-12 day school with a 134-year history. Our mission is to inspire in our students a lifelong love of learning and pursuit of academic excellence, to promote understanding of and respect for diversity that makes our society strong and to encourage active and responsible global citizenship.

Head-Royce enrolls 900 students in the three separate divisions — Lower, Middle and Upper Schools — and provides a dynamic, whole-child education to every student. With our Strategic Plan, Bridge to 2022, the school’s current initiatives include advancing an innovative, student-centered program, promoting an inclusive community, driving deeper civic engagement, sustaining a culture of balance and well-being and carefully stewarding our resources. 


Other Considerations

Compensation: Competitive among comparable schools
Location: Oakland, California
Education: Bachelor’s degree required
Start Date: August 2021


To Apply

Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest and a current resume via our website. If you have an experience or desire to work with a particular age group, please indicate that in your applications materials.  Application materials should be submitted through our website.  


Head-Royce School is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available person in every job. School policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on age, color, creed, disability, gender, marital status, national origin or ancestry, race, religion, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, a medical condition including genetic characteristics, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. Head-Royce School seeks to be a community in which every individual is treated with sensitivity, courtesy and respect.