What Do We Stand By

    We empower each other to follow our passions and lead purposeful lives

    Collaboration and Continuous Learning, Adaptability, 
    Innovation, Diversity, Drive

    Collaboration and Continuous Learning|The MCS team works together to co-create engaging and inspiring learning opportunities for kids. We are a community of learners who celebrate success and use constructive feedback and data to reflect on our practices and continuously improve. We are optimistic about public education and its role in breaking down barriers lifting up individuals.

    Adaptability | As we continue to learn more at mcs as well as in the broader education community, we need to be adaptable and open to changing not only approaches to education, but also to changing our learning environments.

    Innovation | We support team members to be creative innovative as they develop learning opportunities to help all students find their passions and lead purposeful lives. We provide coaching and collaboration time for teachers to support one another.

    Diversity | Diverse perspectives and ideas help us solve complex global and local challenges. We build from each other's strengths, and value multiple pathways for success.

    Drive | We believe that all students can achieve at high levels and that it is our responsibility to ensure that they do. We are driven to relentlessly pursue more equitable out comes for all kids, which means supporting the whole child.

Join Our Team!

  • Marin’s Community School (MCS) believes in the power of educators to be innovative and creative so that all students are supported and prepared to succeed. As a member of our team, your ideas and experiences will shape the future of education. Are you ready for the challenge? We are always looking for team members for our alternative school. We serve students in grades 7 through 12 who have been referred to us by their schools for non-attendance or expulsion, referred by their probation officers directly, or who have chosen to attend our school. Our team works together to support the social and emotional well-being of students so that they can flourish in their academic pursuits and be prepared to succeed in college, career, and life.

    Our teachers use problem and project-based learning, competency-based learning, and blended instruction to differentiate academic instruction for students. In addition, we use a wide variety of strategies to support the social and emotional development of students, including relational and restorative practices. We collaborate and communicate with each other, students, families, and community partners to support our students and to create and maintain a safe learning environment.

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  • Position Open: Substitute Teachers and Paraeducators for Alternative Education

    We are in need of substitute teachers and paraeducators. Our district is the Marin County Office of Education - you will need to register with them first in order to be in our substitute pool. 

    For Substitute Teaching - If you haven't done so, you will need to be registered in the Countywide Substitute Pool. You can specify for which programs you would like to cover. If you are a returning substitute teacher, please connect with Amy Ridings to make sure all your paperwork is completed.

    For more information, please visit the Personnel Website

    For Substitute Paraeducator - If you are not already a substitute paraeducator for MCOE, you will need to apply via Edjoin. The application will be submitted for the department of Alternative Education and Special Education. You may specify if you would like to be available for both or one. If you are a returning substitute paraeducator, please connect with Amy Ridings to make sure all your paperwork is completed.

    To view the job posting, please visit the Edjoin Posting

     If your applications are set to go and would like to be on our list of substitute (we will communicate with you first about availability before using frontline) - please call our office at 415-491-0581 or send an e-mail at mcsinfo@marinschools.org.

    For any questions in regards to your status or credentialing please contact sub@marinschools.org or call (415) 499-5863. You can also schedule a meeting with the Credential Analyst via Calendly

     You may also like to look at positions available with the Marin County Office of Education Job Seeker.

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