Job Opening: Elementary Teacher (4th – 6th)


Salary range: $62,400.00 – $82,393.00

Job Function

We are looking for a teacher who has the ability, skills, and right attitude to help us implement the Yav Pem Suab Academy (YPSA) Charter. Candidates selected for these positions should have the ability to think outside the box and have the dedication and perseverance to help each and every student succeed and be teacher leaders.

Under the direction of a site principal, the principal’s designee or other appropriate administrators, plan, implement, monitor, and assess a classroom’s instructional program as appropriate for the assigned grade level and subject area(s).

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, including courses needed to meet credential requirements and student teaching classroom experience. Demonstrated success in prior teaching, student teaching, and/or related experiences, in meeting the intellectual, emotional, and physical needs of pupils, preferable.

Valid California Teaching Credential, valid English Language Learner Authorization required, and No Child Left Behind (NCLB) compliant, if applicable.

Knowledge of:
• Principals, theories, practices, methods, and techniques used in curriculum development and classroom instruction.
• Classroom procedures that promote appropriate student conduct and motivation for student learning
• Child guidance principles and practices.
• Principles of training and providing work direction
• Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy
• Applicable sections of the State Education Code and other applicable laws
• Research methods and report writing techniques
• Current trends and research concerning the growth and development of children


Ability to:
• Adapt plans to meet different needs, learning.
• Create an instructional program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth.
• Establish effective rapport with pupils.
• Motivate pupils to develop skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for education in accordance with each pupil’s ability.
• Monitor children in classrooms.
• Display the use of good judgment in making decisions.
• Maintain professional relationships with pupils, parents, colleagues, and supervising staff members.
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• Maintain acceptable standards of physical health, energy, and emotional adjustment to the job environment.
• Maintain consistent, punctual, and regular attendance.


For more information on the position, please download and review the job description below. If you’re interested in the position, follow the steps in the job description by filing out the application form and sending it back to staff@urbancsc.org.

Application and Full Job Description