6th-Grade English Language Arts Teacher

SF Day School

Full-time- Immediately Spring 2021

Join our team at SF Day! We are seeking a talented individual to join our in-person 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 passionate and empathetic educator and role model?
A responsible and creative educator ready to support in various grades and subject areas?
An effective communicator and thoughtful listener, both online, and in-person?
An inclusive community member who sees and appreciates the diverse fabric of our city and community?

Yes? Then read on!


Bachelor’s degree required
3-5 years of experience teaching English, preferably in middle school
Ability to develop inquiry-based lessons
Ability to work with multiple stakeholders (students and colleagues) in a warm and empathetic manner
Technical proficiency with demonstrated experience utilizing Zoom, Google Docs, and Google Classroom

Previous experience with Universal Design for Learning is desired but not required


The Upper School English teacher reports directly to the Upper School Division Head and works collaboratively with core grade-level teachers to design a theme-based, enriching curriculum. The English teacher provides timely feedback to students on writing assessments and cultivates a joy for literature and literary analysis through a variety of genres. As an advisor, the teacher helps provide connections with students and their families.

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.

To apply for this job please visit sanfranciscodayschool.bamboohr.com.