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The Preuss School K-12 Instructor - English/Drama

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 25th, 2018
Last review date: October 9th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: March 1st, 2019
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Position: K-12 Instructor – English/Drama (2441)
Opening: 1 position
Appointment: 75%
Annual Salary Range (based on education and credentialed teaching experience): $40,624.50 - $74,824.50 – salary reflect the 75% appointment
Representation: Unit IX – Non-Senate Instructional American Federation of Teachers

The Preuss School at UC San Diego ( is a charter middle and high school dedicated to providing a rigorous college prep education for low-income students who will become the first in their families to graduate from college. As a department within UC San Diego Academic Affairs, The Preuss School also serves as a model school to study and develop best practices in the preparation of low-income, urban students for college admission.

Preuss School teachers focused on the attainment of the California standards for the teaching profession:
a. Engaging/supporting all students in learning;
b. Creating/maintaining an effective environment;
c. Understanding/organizing subject matter;
d. Planning instruction;
e. Designing learning experiences;
f. Assessing student learning;
g. Developing as professional.

All applicants are required to possess the following basic qualifications:
Required - Bachelor's degree
Required - Current California Teaching Credential
Required - Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) compliance
Preferred – Experience in teaching Drama and English

Applicants Required must pass Live Scan background check and Tuberculosis (TB) screening

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity ( All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

San Diego, CA

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More information about this recruitment:


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - “Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process.”

  • Copy of Degree - Please include a copy of your transcript to determine level of education for salary column placement.

  • Copy of Teaching Credential - California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

  • Evidence of Teaching - Please provide evidence of teaching, such as lesson plans, evaluations, and curriculum

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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  3. If any, provide required reference information
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