OUSD is a diverse urban school district that is intensely focused on student achievement. A national model of urban reform and a living example of multiculturalism in action, OUSD has strong community relationships and a variety of schools to meet our students’ needs.
OUSD is located within the vibrant and ever growing city of Oakland. Oakland is a rising economic center, chosen by Forbes magazine as one of the "ten best places in the United States for businesses and careers." The city of Oakland is a great place to live, work, play, and explore!
We provide extensive professional development and training for educators, innovative curricula, ongoing mentoring and advancement opportunities. Our teachers are also given abundant opportunities to work together in Professional Learning Communities within and across schools in the District.
In addition to professional development and training, we offer a comprehensive compensation package that includes:
- Competitive salaries determined by experience, education level, and credentials
- Full medical, dental, and vision benefits that can be extended to an unlimited number of dependants
- Retirement benefits through the CALSTRS Retirement System
The Oakland Unified School District does not discriminate in any program, activity, or in employment on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, gender, sex, or sexual orientation.