Job Listing
January 12, 2022
Middle School Social Studies (Long term replacement)

Employee Type: Part-time (0.5 FTE)

Direct Supervisor: Middle School Head

Location:Middle School, Grayson Campus, Berkeley, California - USA

Minimum Educational Requirement:Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Studies or related fields (Teaching credentials preferred).

Work Experience Requirement: 3-5 years experience

Start & End date: March 21 - June 10 (Appx. 3 months)

Application Deadline: February, 5 2022
Position description

Ecole Bilingue of Berkeley seeks an experienced, enthusiastic and highly motivated Middle School Social Studies teacher for a long term replacement starting on March 21. Under the supervision of the Head of the Middle School, the Middle School Social Studies teacher is a key partner in creating an environment where each student can be engaged in collaboration, critical thinking, integrity, empathy, and creativity. The Middle School Social Studies teacher has the opportunity to build supportive, trusting relationships to further this mission of cultivating a positive student culture that aligns with Ecole Bilingue's values.

The Middle School Social Studies teacher will be responsible for developing, planning and teaching Social Studies courses to eighth grade students and integrate a range of resources, including technology, to engage, enhance and extend learning goals. The Middle School Social Studies teacher will teach 5 classes of 8th grade social studies along with once a week Debate and Current Events classes and one Middle School Elective class. Other responsibilities include communication with parents, contribution to narrative student evaluations, and collaboration with the Middle School teaching team.

Candidates from independent, public, private, or charter schools with prior experience and a passion for teaching are highly encouraged to apply.

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Teach and collaborate effectively with students, teachers, and parents
Model flexibility in implementing best learning practices
Support the well-being of all students
Build skills and provide opportunities that help recognize, respect and embrace the diversity of all kinds, and contribute to a culture of inclusion
Participate in the greater life of the division and school
Establish and maintain a safe and orderly classroom environment with clear expectations.
Generate a classroom culture that is engaging, student-focused and effectively managed.
Be a positive collaborator and a strong team player.
Non-teaching responsibilities as part of the team may include but are not limited to: Lunch table and recess supervision and afternoon car pool supervision
Take on other duties as needed

Qualifications and desired personal qualities:

Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Studies or related fields
3-5 years of classroom teaching experience in teaching Social Studies
Previous experience working with middle school students
Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
Collaborative and collegial attitude
Diligent and well-organized work habits
Solid organization and communication skills
An ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Possess a strong commitment to the mission and vision of Ecole Bilingue
Excellent recommendations

The above responsibilities are subject to the general duties and responsibilities contained in the employee’s Conditions of Employment. This job description allocates duties and responsibilities but does not direct the particular amount of time to be spent carrying them out and no part of it may be so construed. This job description is not necessarily a comprehensive definition of the post. It also requires the ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 30 pounds unassisted. It may be subject to modification or amendment at any time after consultation with the holder of the post.
Application Process and Required documents:
In order to complete the application process, interested candidates must provide the following documentation by February 5, 2022.
A resume
A cover letter
Teaching credential (if it applies)
A completed and signed EB job application with a minimum of three references (name, address, phone number and email address). The application form can be found at

Please send documentation to [email protected] (Attn: Richard Lyon, Head of the Middle School) please mention “Middle Social Studies Teacher” in the subject line. No phone calls please. You may visit our website at to learn more about our school and programs.

Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley

Mission Statement: Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley nurtures creative, multilingual learners, equipped to confidently embrace the delights and challenges of an interconnected world.

Founded in 1977, Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley has a long history of excellence in bilingual education in the Bay Area. EB is a preschool to 8th grade French-American school located in West Berkeley. As a recognized leader in international bilingual education, EB integrates the rigor and excellence of a French curriculum into a dynamic, whole-child education, imbuing students with tenacity, cross-cultural fluency, a deep intellectual capacity and vast stores of kindness. EB’s immersion program is taught by caring and committed teachers, supported by a dedicated staff. EB’s core values are Unity, Reflection, Integrity, Zeal, and Endeavor.

Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, generic information or any protected class prohibited by law.
Richard Lyon
[email protected]