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Biology Teacher

Envision Education
Oakland, California, US
Closing date
Jul 12, 2024

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Job DescriptionJob Description
Envision Education seeks Biology Teachers at our Bay Area schools rooted in ethnic studies, content standards, and our graduate profile.Reporting to the school Principal, Science Teachers will lead students in an academic vision of success that focuses on Envision's graduate profile rooted in ethnic studies, content specific standards, and college/career readiness.

This opportunity may include a $3,500 Annual MA supplement, $5,000 Annual Salary Supplement, and/or a one time $5,000 Signing Bonus in addition to the base salary range depending on school location and assignment.

Who We Are

Our mission is to transform the lives of students - especially those who will be the first in their family to attend college - by preparing them for success in college, career, and life. Envision Education currently operates four small schools in San Francisco, Oakland, and Hayward, as well as a national educational consulting firm called Envision Learning Partners. Envision Education has made an explicit commitment to becoming an exemplar network of schools with an instructional and cultural vision rooted in an anti-racist and pro-Black framework. The following represents Envision Schools' vision for 21st-century skills, character traits, and cognitive and social-emotional skills that learners need for success in college, career, and life.
  • Knowledge and Love of Self and Land
  • Collectivism
  • Critical Thinking
  • Self Determination
  • Criticality
  • Leadership

Who You Are
  • You are equity-focused. You are unapologetic about your deeply held belief that all children can achieve. You believe that anti-racist and pro-Black practices and frameworks are essential to change the status quo for all students.
  • You are collaborative. You make decisions in partnership with others, focused on what is best for the students.
  • You are invested in our core values. You hold high expectations for the entire school community. You examine your own biases in your pursuit of equity for all.

Key Responsibilities
  • Adapt, Internalize, and Develop lesson and unit plans aligned to network curriculum.
  • Participate in regular professional development and coaching cycles.
  • Develop a strong sense of community and belonging in the classroom .
  • Leverage student-facing data to differentiate for diverse learners.
  • Serve as an advisor and teach daily advisory curriculum.
  • Collaborate in grade level and department teams.
  • Build strong relationships with families.

  • A Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree.
  • Valid California Teaching Credential or out of state equivalent with ability to transfer required.
  • Demonstrated success working with parents and families, especially Black, African American, Latine/a/o/x, and immigrant families.
  • Bilingual Spanish speakers preferred.

Compensation & Benefits

This opportunity may include a one-time $5,000 signing bonuses for hard-to-fill roles.

Fact Sheet

Compensation, Pay, and Benefits

Total Compensation Package 1-pager

Annual starting salary range of $62,424 - $100,604 dependent upon years of aligned experience and credentials.
  • Additional Supplements for:
    • Special Education: $5,000
    • Second Credential: $500
    • Masters Degree: $3,500
    • Doctorate: $2,000
    • Board Certification: $5,000
    • Lead Learning Specialist (SPED): $10,000
  • Additional Leadership Stipends for:
    • Instructional Lead Team: $5,000
    • Grade Level Lead Team: $5,000
    • Summer Professional Development: $250/day
  • Access to ongoing opportunities for learning, professional, and leadership opportunities throughout the calendar year.
  • Optional Flexible Benefits Plan, including dependent care, medical care, parking, and commuter benefits.
  • Excellent health benefits package with employer contribution to benefits.
  • Paid sick and personal necessity leave.
  • Life Insurance at no cost to the employee.
  • Retirement system from CalSTRS.
  • 403b Plan.

As an equal opportunity employer, we believe deeply in diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all people. Envision Education recruits, employs, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, and the many other characteristics that make us diverse.

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