• Full Time
  • San Francisco
  • This position has been filled

Website Drew School

Drew School is an independent, urban high school in San Francisco enrolling 280 students in grades 9 through 12. Drew knows and believes in teenagers. Drew engages each student in a process of intellectual discovery to develop an individual voice, the confidence to express it, and the empathy to understand its impact. Drew combines a student-centered curriculum with a dedicated, passionate faculty committed to best practices in their disciplines, equity and inclusion, social-emotional learning, and differentiated instruction. We believe that teenagers need a safe haven and meaningful relationships to open their minds to possibilities, emphasizing their unique journey of defining success on their own terms. The faculty meets weekly to engage in discussion and professional development with a focus on best practices in education, such as equity and inclusion, social-emotional learning, and adolescent development.

More information about Drew is available on our website: www.drewschool.org.

Position Overview

Drew School seeks a full-time English teacher for the current 2023-24 school year. Full-time faculty teach four sections and actively participate in departmental and curricular planning meetings. Typically, teachers are able to teach at any grade level, including honors. There are well established learning outcomes and team materials to draw from, but also flexibility with the curriculum. We are looking for someone who can independently design curriculum and employ a variety of pedagogical approaches. We seek an educator who is familiar with the culture of independent schools and will be a collegial, collaborative, and supportive school community member.

Salary range: $72,000-100,000

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach four sections of English
    Serve as a student advisor
  • Design and lead Experiential Electives
  • Lead an Drew Education for Active Lifelong Learning (DEALL) week experience
  • Mentor a student club activity
  • Maintain high standards of professionalism
  • Work in alignment with the mission of Drew School

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • B.A. in English (graduate degree preferred)
  • Knowledge of and experience with recent best practices in English instruction
  • Curriculum development with attention to multiple perspectives and diverse voices
  • Best practices for teaching students with learning differences
  • Differentiates instruction

Ideal Dispositions

  • Culturally competent and committed to equity and inclusion
  • Enjoys working with teenagers
  • Self-reflective and growth-minded
  • Collaborates with adults and students

To apply, please submit a cover letter and résumé.

Drew School is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an identity-safe school, where all members of the community find opportunities for belonging and growth. Drew School offers a competitive compensation package. We strongly encourage candidates of color to apply.

NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY Drew School of San Francisco admits students of every race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin, or handicap to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities of the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, scholarship programs, athletic and other school administered programs.