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High School Support & Substitute Teacher (2023-2024)

Gateway High School

Gateway High School is committed to helping each student—regardless of learning style or previous academic achievement—gain the skills, habits and knowledge necessary for post-secondary success. Foundational to our approach is a commitment to anti-racist practices that address white supremacy in our society and in our institutions.

Key Characteristics of Gateway High School:

  • A small school where all students are known well and supported to achieve at high levels
  • A diverse student body that is supported to be active partners in their education
  • A strong commitment to and respect for diversity and difference
  • An innovative and challenging curriculum that engages students and excites them about learning
  • A supportive adult community characterized by continuous learning, reflection and collaboration-- particularly around anti-racist and culturally response practices.
  • A faculty who believe that all students learn differently and who vary their approaches to meet individuals’ needs

Support & Substitute Teacher Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide support and/or coverage for classes around the school
  • Bring a mission-consistent, warm demander approach to each environment
  • Build relationships with students and staff


  • Commitment to Gateway's mission, including a desire to work with a diverse student body
  • Desire to be part of building the larger school culture and community
  • Current California substitute or emergency substitute teaching permit, or eligibility to receive one (at least 90 college units) 
  • Bilingual and BIPOC candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


  • Salary range begins at $50,000 plus full benefits, 10-month schedule
  • Opportunities for advancement 

To apply: Please email the following information to [email protected]

  1. Your resume and a cover letter commenting on your understanding of and commitment to Gateway's mission
  2. Contact information for three professional references
  3. Proof of a CA substitute teacher permit or information indicating your eligibility to receive one

Gateway’s Mission: Gateway High School is a model, college preparatory charter school committed to academic excellence through personalized, student-centered learning. Gateway combines a rigorous academic program with an approach where the individual talents and strengths of its students are identified and supported. Working with teachers committed to our mission, Gateway students will acquire the skills, habits, and knowledge necessary for academic and personal success in college and in adult life.

For more information about Gateway High School, please visit our website at