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The Saklan School, founded in 1954, offers an outstanding coeducational Pre-K through 8th program to over 130 students. The school community embraces the ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic diversity of the Lamorinda area and well beyond. The school’s educational program is driven by its mission of thinking creatively, acting compassionately, living courageously, and fosters all of the skills of 21st century pedagogy. Our small class size and student-centered approach cultivates confidence, self-esteem and leadership skills. The Saklan School places much emphasis on the arts, a strong sense of community, responsibility, personal growth and balance. 


The Saklan School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply. 

Current Openings

Third Grade Teacher (Start Date August 2017)

Job Description

The Saklan School in Moraga, CA is a small Pre-K through 8th Grade Independent School with one class per grade level. The Saklan School is non-profit and is accredited by WASC and CAIS. We are looking for an outstanding, experienced teacher to take over our Third Grade class in August of 2017.


The Saklan School offers a competitive compensation package, small class size, supportive and enthusiastic colleagues, a positive working atmosphere which promotes creativity and compassion, and a pleasant work environment.


The successful candidate will have the following characteristics and skill set:

  • At least three years of exemplary classroom teaching experience and a valid teaching qualification
  • A visible love and respect for children
  • Experience in designing and teaching an integrated curriculum
  • Experience in adapting curriculum to different learning styles
  • A creative, compassionate, and courageous thinker and doer
  • A team player able to collaborate with colleagues and parents
  • A good listener and communicator
  • A good sense of humor
  • Comfortable with the use of technology

How to Apply 

Please submit letter of interest and a current resume to Peter Metzger, Head of School at