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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.

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Position Overview

Drew School seeks a full-time Science teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. We seek a teacher who has experience teaching Physics including Advanced Physics, Engineering, or other advanced elective courses. We seek an educator who will be a collegial, collaborative, and supportive school community member.

This position requires someone to teach four classes. We are seeking an experienced science educator with teaching experience across all levels of high school.

Our science program places a strong emphasis on inquiry-based, hands-on learning, and we value creativity and real-world application of scientific principles. We want to ensure that a new leader in our school also shares these values.


Salary range:
$75,000 – $105,000 DOE


Teaching Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach 4 sections of science classes
  • 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 Physics or associated field (graduate degree preferred)
  • Teaching courses in Physics and may include Advanced Physics and Engineering
  • Knowledge of and experience with recent best practices in science instruction
  • Curriculum development
  • Best practices for teaching students with learning differences
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Experience with Understanding by Design for curriculum review

Ideal Dispositions

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


Drew offers a supportive working environment; a competitive salary; a complete health benefits package, including 100% employer paid health coverage for the employee’s base plan and 40% employer paid coverage for dependents in the base plan; and a 403(b) retirement savings plan with matching contributions of up to 6% of employee’s salary.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter telling us about yourself and why you are interested in this position.

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. 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.

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