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Interdisciplinary Project Teacher

San Jose, California
Upper Division (Silicon Valley)

Interdisciplinary Project Teacher (San Jose, CA)


  • Co-design, co-teach, and co-assess interdisciplinary projects that integrate coursework in English, History, Science, and Art & Design for students in grades 6-9. 
  • Curate texts that complement projects and provide frameworks for engaging critically with global topics, local issues and year-long themes. 
  • Design and deliver projects, lessons and activities outside of comfort zone and content area. 
  • Help form community partnerships and develop authentic, real-world applications for student work and engagement. 
  • Facilitate student-centered discussion in which students share ideas and present solutions. 
  • Prepare, administer and grade assignments and examinations. 
  • Introduce students to project, problem, and discussion-based experiential learning and focus on developing skills and habits of mind. 
  • Design student activities to connect them with organizations throughout the Bay Area with a focus on Sustainability, Community, Identity, and Diversity.
  • Collaborate with colleagues during weekly meetings to promote curriculum development and to support campus events.


  • Minimum of a Master's degree in Education, Bilingual Education, International Education Policy or a closely related technical field, plus one academic year of experience teaching interdisciplinary project-based instruction in an immersion setting required.

How to apply:

Please apply by email to Avenues Silicon Valley School at peopleandculture@avenues.org with "Interdisciplinary Project Teacher" in the subject line.

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