Join Our Team

Now hiring for 20/21 school year!

Credentialed Positions:

* Elementary School Teacher
* Middle School Teacher
* High School Teacher

Classified Positions:

* Paraeducator
* Tk/K/1st grade Tutor
* Office Support
* Afterschool Instructor

Special Education Positions:

* Education Specialist
* School Psychologist
* Speech Language Pathologist
* Occupational Therapist

Hiring all year-round:

* Substitute Teacher ($200/day)
* Substitute Paraeducator ($160/day)


We’re looking for passionate, thoughtful, and driven staff who are committed to excellent educational outcomes and opportunities for students in East Oakland. We welcome candidates who are credentialed teachers and career switchers who want to bring their passions and interests to our students.

The ideal candidate:

  • Builds strong, supportive relationships with students, families, and community
  • Creates joyful and rigorous learning environments
  • Collaborates on a team of designers and changemakers in education
  • Is reflective and thoughtful about their practice, seeks feedback, and is excited to grow as educational leader





Our Approach

EFC is committed to serving ALL students, regardless of need. Our approach addresses the diverse needs of our students by offering a myriad of program designs to meet individual need.  We offer inclusion, resource instruction, combined programs that include both inclusive and small group instruction, and specialized programs for students with autism, those in need of emotional supports, and students with more moderate needs. Utilizing a Multi-Tiered System of Supports, our multidisciplinary team works collaboratively to analyze and problem solve around student and staff needs. We employ a whole child approach that not only meets the basic needs of our students, but also takes into consideration their socio-emotional, academic and behavioral needs.

Questions? Please contact our recruitment team at with your questions regarding the application process. We appreciate your interest and look forward to assisting you!

Equal Opportunity Employer Education for Change Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit.  EFC strives to hire the best available people for each job.  EFC cultivates a work environment that encourages fairness, teamwork and respect among all employees.  EFC is firmly committed to maintaining a work atmosphere in which people of diverse backgrounds and lifestyles may grow personally and professionally.  EFC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, citizenship, gender, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientations, family care status, sex, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws. For question or concern/complaints, please contact Title IX Compliance Officer Hae-Sin Thomas, 333 Hegenberger Road, Suite 600, Oakland, CA 94621, 510-568-7936.