Upper School 5th Grade Teacher

SF Day School

Full Time: 2021-2022 school year

Join our team at SF Day! We are seeking a talented individual to join our teaching team.

At San Francisco Day School, we believe that when intellect and imagination are intertwined, students delight in the discovery of connection: in their academic and creative pursuits, in their relationships, and in all that they experience here. Every day we help our students emerge as flexible and resourceful learners. Because when we do, our students light up with the call and capacity to take on the complexities of their day and of a diverse world.

SF Day Fast Facts

Independent, co-educational school
Founded in 1981
Serving 400 students
Located in the heart of SF

Are you…

A compassionate educator and role model?
A curious and creative teacher excited to bridge intellect and imagination in your classroom?
Adept at designing curriculum around inquiry-based learning?
Excited to learn, teach, and grow in a 1:1 iPad learning environment?
Willing to work with instructional coaches as part of a Professional Learning Community?
An effective communicator and thoughtful listener?
An engaged and inclusive community member eager to partner with families, students, and colleagues?

Yes? Then read on!


Bachelor’s degree in elementary education or related field, Master’s preferred
Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience and a strong curricular background
Proficient technology skills including, but not limited to, taking attendance digitally, Microsoft Office and Google Suite (docs, sheets, drive, etc)
Experience with Universal Design for Learning framework a plus
Strong verbal and written communication skills


Ideal candidates possess extensive knowledge of curriculum design for fifth-grade students and are comfortable collaborating with colleagues across teams, and demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including cultural competency skills and social justice.

Additional responsibilities:

Teach an upper elementary class of approximately 24 students with a Teaching Fellow; cover subject areas including language arts, social studies, science, mathematics
Collaborate with teams to design and implement an interdisciplinary, thematic-based, experiential curriculum
Participate in all aspects of faculty life, including outdoor education and service-learning
Foster a love of learning in every student
Must be able to work in-person with students

Ready to Join SF Day?

SF Day celebrates and welcomes faculty and staff who reflect the broad range of diversity in the Bay Area. We encourage people of color and LGBTQ+ applicants to apply. SF Day offers excellent benefits and a competitive salary. Please apply online:

Tagged as: K-6

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