F/T Lower School Teacher

  • Full Time
  • San Anselmo
  • July 31, 2021

Website San Domenico School

F/T Lower School Teacher

Academic Year 2021-2022

(Full-Time 1.0 FTE)

Who we are

At San Domenico, we believe that what students do with their education is as important as their academic performance. Every day we encourage our students to not just study, but also to reflect on their learning, find their purpose, and celebrate in community, because an exceptional education, where values and academics join together, creates more than just great students – it develops great people. San Domenico is a K-12, co-ed school, with international boarding and day students in our Upper School.

Purpose Statement

A Lower School Teacher is responsible for the instruction and care of our students, as well as the advancement of programs. This person must be a versatile and experienced teacher with the ability to teach across multiple subjects including Reading, Writing, Math, and Social Studies. This teacher must have excellent communication and organizational skills in order to meet the standards of excellence we hold at San Domenico School as well as the ability and desire to work in a collaborative and team-oriented environment.

Job Responsibilities of Lower School Teacher:

A Lower School Teacher at San Domenico will be responsible for the following:


Planning, supervising and implementing the program for the class in accordance with the curriculum, student learning objectives, policies, and philosophy of the school.
Gearing the program to the needs of individual children with concern for their interests, special talents, and individual style and pace of learning.
Following the curriculum subject outline.
Curriculum development, assessment, activities, and instruction in multiple subjects.
Maintaining classroom management & guidance with Responsive Classroom.
Lucy Calkins Reading and Writing, Second Step, Zearn Math.
Consistently recording anecdotal notes on students for use in progress reports and conferences.
Partnering and collaborating with colleagues.

Planning & Supervision:

Field trip coordination and special schedules.
In-class and school celebrations, events, performances including a winter performance in December.
Conducting Back to School Night.
Conducting bi-annual parent-teacher conferences.
Preparing report cards and narrative reports.
Being available for prompt and daily parent contact; email, phone call, in person.
Being well-versed and interested in the use of technology and attentive to email and document sharing accounts.
Ensure proper dismissal protocol using an online format.
Attending professional development and prep/closing before and after the school year as dictated by the school calendar.
Attending weekly faculty meetings, in-service training, and other meetings as scheduled.
Maintain updated website and individual or grade level communication on a regular basis.
Weekly assigned duties-student supervision.
Work closely with Lower School Admin, as well as other grade levels and departments to seek community-building activities, ensure curriculum development, as well as document and report possible opportunities for press releases and events within the Marin Community.


An ideal candidate will have most of the following qualifications:

K-5 Multi-Subject California Credential – required
At least 2 years teaching experience in self-contained classrooms required, (experience with 4-6 program and students preferred)
The ideal candidate will have experience in the following:
Reader’s Workshop
Writer’s Workshop
Zearn Math
Singapore Math Philosophy
Trained in Responsive Classroom
Experience in team teaching; problem-solving, collaboration, shared responsibilities, communication
Willing to learn technology programs essential to differentiating student learning


Salary commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/matching 403b retirement plan and daily lunch.

How to apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to hr@SanDomenico.org describing how your experience and skills will contribute to the position, along with your salary requirements.  Please put the title of the position in the subject line of your email.

Or mail to:

San Domenico School

1500 Butterfield Road

San Anselmo, CA 94960

Attn: Lower School Teacher position

San Domenico School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, age, disability, medical condition, religion, veteran status, marital-status or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.

No phone calls please.




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