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A Job That Will Influence The Future

Here in Oakland, we believe that quality educators make a world of difference in a child’s life. That’s why we are dedicated to discovering exceptional talent and creating the conditions needed for our employees and their students to thrive. By bringing our passion and inviting others to bring theirs, we will make a genuine and powerful connection with our community and truly influence the future.

A Challenge That Will Help You Grow

We are seeking highly motivated individuals who have a genuine desire to unleash potential of the children of OUSD. If you lack experience or if you’re new to the area and you have a fierce commitment to see every child succeed, you can excel here. Check out other traits of a successful employee below.

You understand our students’ diverse needs

Engage successfully with students by understanding that every child who walks through our doors has a unique story.

You went into education for this reason

Your desire to make a difference is at the root of everything you do and guides your career.

You are bilingual

Develop meaningful relationships with students by communicating with them in their first language.

You want to learn and grow

Driven to make a difference, you are excited to take advantage of all opportunities to grow as much as you can.

A City You Will Love

With a spirit of change and a bright future, Oakland is quickly becoming a great place to live and work for young people. Come here and you will discover what Oakland residents have known for a long time: this city is truly a treasure.

More affordable than San Francisco

We have the same great features as San Francisco but with a lower cost of living.

Beautiful weather

You won’t find harsh weather here. Every season is mild and absolutely stunning.

Beautiful city

Nestled into the hills of the beautiful Bay Area, the surrounding sights will take your breath away.

Commuter friendly

Lots of convenient transportation makes commuting very easy.

Delicious food scene

Foodies love our fantastic local restaurants and food trucks.

Great sports city

We are proud to be the home of three awesome professional teams: the Raiders, the Athletics, and the Golden State Warriors.

Convenient to other popular destinations

With nearby attractions like national parks, ski resorts, San Francisco, and more, you will never be bored.

Seeking Special Education Professionals

We are in need of leading minds to join our special education team. If you don’t have experience in special education, OUSD’s Grow Our Own initiative provides individuals with the opportunity to become full-time teachers and obtain Special Education teaching credentials. Check out our resources below for more information.


We invite you to browse our open positions below. If you do not find the ideal role, submit your information to our Talent Community to be considered for future roles.

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