Middle School Visual Art Teacher @ The San Francisco School

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The San Francisco School


Starts August 2019, Part-time – 40% FTE



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


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

  • Talented, student-centered + inspiring teacher + artist
  • Passionate educator experienced in guiding students to develop artistic skills (3-5 years experience in Grades 6-8 preferred)
  • Experience with or interest in learning maker, media + electronic arts
  • Experienced creating classroom environments with structure + emotional safety for students to take creative risks
  • Culturally competent, engaged community member
  • Excellent communicator + collaborator
  • Stand-up comedian…or at least has a good sense of humor


The Work

  • Teach 9 hours of art weekly to 6th to 8th Grades through 90-minute classes to each MS section
  • Collaborate with the DDET (Director of Design, Engineering & Technology) and Lower School Art Teacher to implement visual art program
  • Collaborate + co-teach with DDET to integrate maker, media + electronic arts
  • Collaborate with Middle School teachers to continue interdisciplinary project opportunities
  • Inspire, promote, + develop the artistic, creative + expressive potential that exists in every student
  • Maintain a program that includes two-dimensional fundamentals + three-dimensional mixed media concepts
  • Develop in students an enjoyment of + appreciation for visual arts
  • Sustain SFS artistic traditions


The San Francisco School

An independent school, pre-K through eighth grade, with a commitment to a multicultural + inclusive community The School embraces San Francisco’s ethnic, cultural + economic diversity.  Our progressive approach to education encourages children to develop self-reliance, strong academic skills,  creativity, + a sense of social justice. They graduate academically prepared, inquisitive, courageous, + eager for the challenges ahead.


We are committed to increasing staff diversity, both to reflect the high value SFS places on multicultural understanding + for the direct benefit of each student.


If you are ready to join us, send a single document by 6/21 with your letter of interest, resume + 3 references to: jobs@sfschool.org


See us today:  www.sfschool.org

How we will grow:  Strategic Plan – www.sfschool.org/our-story/strategic-plan/

Questions?  Just give us a call: 415.239.5065

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@sfschool.org