Preschool Kindergarten Teacher Assistant @ The San Francisco School

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The San Francisco School

The San Francisco School Job Announcement

Preschool Kindergarten Teacher Assistant

Starts June 8 through August 6 with summer camp,
Year-long position begins August 7, 2020 – 100% FTE

Overview of Position

The San Francisco School seeks a Preschool Teacher Assistant to assure students are joyfully engaged in classroom activities and outdoor yard play. Ideal candidates are eager to work with lesson plans based on a multicultural, unbiased and meaningful curriculum. The candidate should be comfortable stepping in with a teaching team, following instructions from a Head Teacher and taking initiative. Duties include work with individual children and small groups, overseeing class activities, setting up equipment and materials for nap, games, arts, crafts and activities outdoors, and managing children during nap, yard, class, meal and Extended Day. Responsibilities also include communicating observations and insights to Head Teachers, laundering nap sheets, organizing classroom materials and equipment, and collaborating with Extended Day team.


Qualifications sought

We seek a talented Teacher Assistant who can inspire students. Candidates must have successful teaching experience and exhibit excellent communication skills.  Cultural competence and the ability to collaborate in a teaching team are essential. Candidates should be student-centered. A minimum of 12 ECE credits is required, and an Associate Degree with three years of successful work as a Teacher Assistant are recommended. Montessori training is a plus but is not required. Spanish speaking is a plus!


Interested candidates may apply by sending:  3 references, resume, cover letter, and how you learned of job in one document (pdf) by March 12, 2020 to
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Interviews week of March 16, 2020


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 anurban 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.  Students learn to think like disciplinarians in a field, consider big and central ideas, and can find and develop their own passions.  They graduate academically prepared, inquisitive, courageous, and eager for the challenges ahead.


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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