The Science Support Teacher will be partnered with both our 5th and 6th Grade Science Teacher and our 7th and 8th Grade Science Teacher. By observing and working with our experienced teachers and participating in the life of the school, the Science Support Teacher will gain valuable experience as well as an opportunity to develop as a teacher. Having a Support Teacher allows us to increase the individual and small group attention that we can offer in Upper School Science classes. This is a two-year position.
Work collaboratively to plan, prepare, present and facilitate lessons in 5th through 8th grade science
Help plan, set up, supervise, clean up, and assess lab activities and projects
Assess student work using rubrics
Collaborate with Lead Teachers to continue updating materials, resources, and technology
Research appropriate technology tools and resources for instruction
Participate in faculty meetings and other division-wide professional work
Participate in other supervisory roles such as recess, lunch, field trips, carpool, and outdoor education trips
Perform other duties consistent with the above responsibilities
Participate in routines of either or both Science teachers’ advisory groups
We are seeking responsible, mature, nurturing, enthusiastic, and dedicated people with a strong desire to teach and to learn from a Lead Teacher. We require a B.A. degree and welcome candidates who hold or are working toward a teaching credential or masters degree. We look for candidates who possess a commitment to girls’ education and multicultural education. Prior classroom experience is desired.
Additional Salary Information:
The school offers competitive compensation based on prior experience and position requirements. This is a non-exempt position. Comprehensive benefits are provided.
About Katherine Delmar Burke School
Katherine Delmar Burke School is an independent K-8 all girls’ school located on a 3.5-acre campus in San Francisco. Burke’s is one of California’s leading elementary schools with a 100-year tradition of educational excellence. The school combines strong academic and co-curricular programs with an emphasis on project-based learning and personal growth in a diverse and inclusive community. We emphasize the development of fundamental and higher level critical thinking skills in an atmosphere of creativity, exploration, academic rigor, and joyful learning.