Math Teacher for 4th & 5th Grades

  • Anywhere

The San Francisco School


The San Francisco School                                                                                  

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4TH and 5th Grade

Starts August 15, 2018, 100% FTE

Come cultivate and celebrate the intellectual, imaginative and humanitarian promise of each student.


Overview of Position

The San Francisco School seeks a 4th & 5th Grade Math and Science Teacher who is experienced in math programs such as Bridges and/or Contexts for Learning as well as Common Core Math and NextGen Science standards.  This teacher will typically teach daily math classes for both 4th and 5th grade (approximately 22 students per grade), as well as science classes for each grade.  The Math/Science teacher will collaborate with the 4th & 5th Lead teachers as well as the Lower Elementary and Middle School Math teachers to ensure program alignment. The Math and Science Teacher also works cooperatively as part of the Elementary School team, and responsibilities outside the classroom include recess and lunch duties; conducting parent-teacher conferences; participating in outdoor/travel education trips; and beginning an after school STEM club. Teachers  come together on a weekly basis to collaborate as an Elementary School team, discuss best teaching practices, support students, and engage in professional development opportunities. Teacher will partner with parents/guardians too!


Qualifications sought

We seek a team member who is a(n):

  • talented, entered + inspiring educator
  • mathematician and scientist with a passion for these subjects
  • inquiry-based classroom teacher + practiced in differentiated instruction
  • innovator in an iPad learning environment
  • culturally competent, engaged community member
  • excellent communicator + collaborator
  • compassionate + energetic guide for students
  • stand-up comedian…or at least has a good sense of humor

Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate innovation, creativity, integration between
disciplines and the integration of technology. 
Experience with Bridges or Contexts for Learning a plus


Overview of School

The San Francisco School is an independent school, pre-K through eighth grade, with a commitment to a multicultural and inclusive community.  Suitably characterized by one parent as an “urban school with a village atmosphere,” The School embraces San Francisco’s ethnic, cultural, and economic diversity.  Our progressive approach to education encourages children to develop self-reliance, solid academic skills, creativity, and a sense of social justice. They graduate academically prepared, inquisitive, courageous, and eager for the challenges ahead.


If you are ready to join us, send a single document by 3/9/18 with your letter of interest, resume and 3 references directly to


See us + how we will grow Strategic Plan.


The San Francisco School is committed to increasing staff diversity,

both to reflect the high value SFS places on a multicultural understanding,

and for the direct benefit of each student.

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