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    2008-2009 Elementary Teaching Positions in Oakland, CA (Kindergarten – 5th Grade) Think College Now! Elementary School Think College Now (TCN) is a Small
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      Elementary Teaching Positions in Oakland, CA
      (Kindergarten – 5th Grade)

      Think College Now! Elementary School

      Think College Now (TCN) is a Small School within the Oakland Unified
      School District founded by David Silver and a group of committed
      Oakland parents, community members, and educators. The school's
      vision is to ensure that all TCN students will have the tools to
      choose their life's path and desired occupation with an equitable
      opportunity to attend college and pursue their dreams. Next year,
      our "college prep" public elementary school will continue to serve
      250 students (90% of whom are from low-income backgrounds), and their
      families in grades K-5.

      Teaching Positions Available:
      • Kindergarten – 5th grade teaching positions
      • After-school Academic Intervention Teachers (2nd-5th grades –
      • Other grades or positions - TBD

      We seek diverse teachers who have produced dramatic gains in student
      achievement and are driven to go above and beyond to meet the needs
      of all students and their families. We have ambitious goals for our
      school and a strong culture of collaboration and ongoing professional

      As a teacher at Think College Now you can expect:
      • A staff that is highly collaborative
      • A strong parent network that works as partners to support
      teachers towards school goals
      • A community of supportive parents, principal, teachers, and
      students with common principles, values, and vision
      • Students eager to learn, achieve academic success, and attend
      • Paid extra time (i.e., potentially for collaboration, longer
      day, and/or retreats)
      • Stipends for materials and resources
      • A classroom & shared office space in the first new school
      building in Oakland in 30 years
      • Skilled intervention specialists to support teachers and
      students to meet academic goals (i.e., math, reading, after-school)
      • Opportunities and support to develop and maintain
      professional goals

      To apply, please submit a cover letter & resume to David Silver:
      If possible, please include at least one reference.

      For more information please visit our website at
      www.thinkcollegenow.org and/or contact Principal David Silver at
      David@.... Please feel free to email any questions
      to info@....

      Applications are accepted on a rolling basis: Positions to be filled
      as soon as possible.
      Priority Deadline: March 31, 2008. Secondary deadline: April 15,
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