3rd Grade Head Teacher @ The San Francisco School

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Teach with us at The San Francisco School!

Come cultivate + celebrate the intellectual, imaginative + humanitarian promise of each student.


Position Available:

Lower School Head Teacher for 3rd Grade

Starts August 20, 2021 – One 100% FTE position


We seek a team member with a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Education or a subject area field who is:

·       Eager to implement lessons based on SFS Mission and SFS Educational Philosophy

·       Passionate about and enjoys working with children

·       Ready to collaborate on a teaching team

·       Ready to assure students are joyfully engaged

·       Responsible, adaptable, creative, flexible, and takes initiative

·       A talented, student-centered + inspiring educator

·       A culturally competent, engaged community member

·       An excellent communicator

·       Reflective and committed to growth-mindset

·       Trained or experienced with Contexts for Learning Mathematics and Writers Workshop (a plus but not required)


The Core of the Work:

·       Plan and manage a dynamic classroom environment where all students feel seen and valued

·       Collaborate with Lower School colleagues to assure coherence, relevance and vibrancy of program

·       Work with Learning Specialist for appropriate accommodations and differentiation for all learners

·       Communicate regularly with parents/guardians via emails, calls and ParentSquare posts, including and at minimum three conferences across the year

·       Supervise and support inclusive + fair play

·       Maintain fluency with technology and digital citizenship

·       Continue to develop relevant professional knowledge and skills, particularly as related to academic and cultural competencies


About Us:

The San Francisco School:  An independent school, pre-K through eighth grade, with a commitment to a multicultural + inclusive community.  The San Francisco School embraces San Francisco’s ethnic, cultural + economic diversity.  Our progressive approach to education encourages children to develop self-reliance, strong academic skills, creativity, + a sense of social justice. They graduate academically prepared, inquisitive, courageous, + eager for the challenges ahead.


We are committed to increasing staff diversity, both to reflect the high value SFS places on multicultural understanding + for the direct benefit of each student.


How to Apply:

If you are ready to join us, send a single document by April 21, 2021 with your letter of interest, resume + 3 references to: jobs@sfschool.org. Also, please let us know where you heard about the position.

For more information see us at www.sfschool.org or call us at 415.239.5065

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