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Teach diversity, justice, and joy. 

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Live in Oakland, where culture and sunshine come together.

Oakland is one of the most diverse cities in the country, with a deeply rooted commitment to equity and social justice stretching back decades. Oakland educators share that commitment to equity across a diversity of school models.

Apply here to 2018-2019 teaching roles with district and charter schools across the city.

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Click below to apply to the TeachOakland candidate pool for 2018-2019 teaching positions with local district and charter schools. If you’re coming from out of state, get information about transferring your credential. If you’re not yet a teacher, learn about pathways to become a teacher in Oakland in the coming years.

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Connect with organizations and resources to support your work and development as Oakland educators including fellowship and grant programs, professional development, housing, and credential information.

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Our Beginnings

Oakland attracts brilliant, hard-working, and deeply committed educators. We’ve come from many backgrounds, worked at every level of the public education system from the classroom to administrative leadership, taught in both school district and public charters, from grassroots to national networks.

In 2015, OUSD, local charter organizations and the County came together to form the Oakland Public Schools Equity Pledge, a city-wide partnership to create a public education system that works in the best interests of all students and their families, by disrupting inequity and cultivating excellence in our schools.

As part of this partnership, a Talent Working Group formed, which led a pilot unified marketing and recruitment campaign in 2017 to recruit the best from within and to Oakland, as well as support those in the profession who want to grow and improve.

We worked with Oaklandish to develop the brand with input from diverse teachers across the city. That is how TeachOakland was born.

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