SF Friends School SF Friends School

SF Friends School

Job Class:  Full-time, non-exempt, January thru end of school year

Reports to:  Head of Lower School

Pay range:  $30.50 per hour, overtime eligible. Hours following the school calendar.  This is a full-time, non-exempt position, through the end of the 2023-24 school year.

Benefits include:  medical, dental, vision, and term life insurance of $50,000 subsidized at 100% for employees; life insurance; long-term disability insurance; sick leave and personal time, academic vacations; professional development.

The San Francisco Friends School (SFFS), located in the heart of the Mission District in San Francisco, educates K-8 students in the tradition of Quaker learning. By example and commitment, we hope to inspire all connected with our school to work together toward a peaceful and caring society. For further information about San Francisco Friends School’s beginnings, mission and philosophy, please visit our website at www.sffriendsschool.org.

We seek a Classroom Teaching Aide for the remainder of the 2023-24 school year. The position is a full-time, non-exempt, fully in-person role.  Classroom Teaching Aides are important members of the San Francisco Friends School teaching team. In our effort to address learning loss and the social/ emotional needs of our students and community following the pandemic, this position will play an integral role supporting students both in the classroom, at break periods and in the transition to after-school programming, tending to their social and behavioral needs.

Job Responsibilities

Classroom Teaching Aide will be involved in the following duties:

Supervising children, including recess, lunchtime, arrival and dismissal
Maintaining classroom spaces, and preparing materials for lessons
Attending training sessions and calls with outside specialists such as OTs and PTs
Working with individual, small and large groups of children in a variety of subjects
Accompanying students and attending specialist classes, as needed
Assisting students as needed during field trips, service learning and outdoor education
Serving as bridge between the regular school day and the after-school program
Supporting the Director of Extended Day in communicating important information regarding students between the regular day staff and after-school staff
Transitioning students to ED/A3, enrichment classes, clubs, music lessons, and tutoring
Monitoring homework
In partnership with the Director of Extended Day and in collaboration with the after school team, helping with managing student conflicts, health, wellness and safety, and emergencies
Maintaining a safe and positive learning environment, both emotionally and physically
Helping with programming and support for student care during parent/teacher conference days and opening school year meetings
Fostering positive relationships with parents/guardians, students, and school staff on a daily basis that is aligned with our school’s Quaker values, philosophy, and approach
Opportunity for over time by acting as substitute ED/A3 teachers as necessary; on occasion may be asked to work overtime by attending selected evening events
Other duties as assigned by the Academic Leadership Team
Overview of Qualifications
Successful applicants will possess a sense of commitment to the school’s mission and eagerness to participate in a learning community. We seek applicants who are able to joyfully adapt to the needs of a range of students and teachers. Qualified applicants will possess a talent for working with and supporting children in an educational setting.

Specific qualifications required include:Strong communication skills
Ability to work in Google Docs and to quickly learn a wide variety of education specific technologies
Ability to work across a broad range of teams, ages and personalities
Prior experience working with the relevant age group
Reliable and timely
Spanish language preferred
Candidate working towards an AA or BA in an education related field preferred
Employment Clearances required:Livescan Background
US Employment eligibility
TB Clearance certificate
COVID Vaccination status
Physical requirements:
Regularly required to sit, talk, run, move equipment, hear and visually interact with students.  Reach with hands and arms, and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

$30.50 per hour, overtime eligible. Hours following the school calendar. SFFS will provide paid sick time, personal days and employer funded health coverage for the employee.

EEO Commitment:
The San Francisco Friends School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law. The school also makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants with disabilities; candidates who need accommodations in order to apply for this position should request an accommodation as part of the submission of interest.

For more information about San Francisco Friends School or Quaker education, please visit our website at http://www.sffriendsschool.org or The Friends Council on Education at www.friendscouncil.org.

Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter and 3 employment references for consideration.

Tagged as: K-6

To apply for this job please visit www.sffriendsschool.org.