High Tech High (HTH) is a successful charter school organization in San Diego County. HTH's instructional design emphasizes hands-on, project-based learning with adult-world connections. We are committed to building a school culture where there is respect and cooperation among every student, adult, and family. Candidates should be open to a dynamic, collaborative, teacher-driven school where teachers have the freedom to design their curriculum and innovate. We are looking for dynamic hands-on educators who may or may not be credentialed teachers. As part of our innovative team, we have the capability of taking an individual with extensive experience in a field outside education and giving the necessary training to qualify for a CA teaching credential.Certificated teaching openings:
For the 2013-2014 school year, we anticipate the following...
Elementary school (K, 1, 2)
Middle school & high school humanities
Middle school math and science
High school physics, chemistry, biology, engineering
Academic Coaches* (all locations):
*Academic Coaches assist within the classroom, full/part time, as well as facilitate small group and individual instruction. Academic Coaches are essential to maintaining our low student-teacher ratio and ensuring all students get the individualized attention requisite for success. Academic Coaches are asked to commit for one school year and are paid hourly ranging from $12-$15/hour depending on experience. For positions as an Academic Coach, please email your resume and cover letter specifying your subject and location preferences to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once we receive your application, if we are interested in following up for an initial twenty minute screening interview, we will contact you. We try to provide information to candidates in a timely manner. However, if you are a teacher of humanities, art, or biology, please understand that we will get many, many applications. We may not get in touch with you unless you appear to be a very strong candidate with a strong cover letter. If you have difficulty filling out the application, please email: email@example.com.
High Tech High is the first charter school that has been authorized by the state of California to fully credential its own teachers. Only people who have been hired as teachers at High Tech High can earn a credential. To enter the teacher credentialing program, it is necessary to first obtain a teaching position at High Tech High. For more information on the HTH teacher credentialing program, click here.
High Tech High anticipates hiring both full time and part time teacher Interns for the next school year. Teaching Internships are available in K-12th grade humanities, math, science, Spanish, and the arts. Full time Interns teach full time and are the teacher of record, while part time Interns teach 2 sections per day (a 50% teaching load). Both types of Interns have an advisory, teach an x block club, attend all faculty meetings, and are at school all day. Full time Interns receive full, first year, pay. Part time Interns are paid a $20,000 salary. Interns are concurrently enrolled in the HTH teacher credentialing program, a free, two year program. Presuming the teacher Intern is offered a contract at an HTH school for the second year and completes all requirements for the teaching credential, they can earn a California Preliminary teaching credential. In California, this credential is exactly the same as a credential earned through a university. To view the site for current credentialing students, click here.
Are you working in a math, physics, chemistry, or engineering related field? Do you have an interest in teaching math, physics, or chemistry? We are always on the lookout for teachers of those disciplines. If you are currently living in San Diego, there are opportunities at High Tech High to get on a teaching career path. For the current school year, you could volunteer in a classroom occasionally, or get hired on an hourly basis to tutor students and/or to work in classrooms alongside an experienced math or science teacher. This type of volunteer/paid experience will give you exposure to what it is actually like to be a teacher while offering you a flexible schedule while you are still working at your current job. Further, if in the future you are hired as a teacher at a HTH school, you are automatically enrolled in our free, two-year credentialing program while you are teaching at one of our schools.
Fill out an application if you would like to earn a teaching credential while working as a teacher.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
HTH is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of HTH to afford equal employment and advancement opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, medical condition, or any other classification that is protected under applicable local, state or federal law.