The New Teacher Institute at Town School for Boys is seeking full-time Lower School Resident Teachers to join our collaborative, vibrant, and joyful faculty.
Our two-year internship program emphasizes daily teaching, curriculum planning, and professional development. The NTI provides structured training for beginning teachers including frequent observations and feedback, meetings and workshops with the cohort, support from the Head Teacher, and total immersion in the school community. A full description of the New Teacher Institutecan be found on the Town School for Boys website.
Collaborate with the Head Teacher to implement curriculum and manage the classroom
Exercise sound judgment and decision-making
Apply feedback to teaching practice
Maintain established school procedures and a positive learning environment
Collaborate with other grade level classroom teachers
Perform other school related duties such as lunch and recess supervision
Attend grade level, faculty, and professional growth meetings
Report to the Director of the New Teacher Institute
Lower School applicants:
Bachelor’s degree required
Experience working with children (informal or volunteer work is welcomed)
Strong communication and collaboration skills
Two-year, full-time commitment
Individuals with a strong interest in a teaching career are encouraged to apply. Resident Teachers are paired with experienced Head Teachers for a rich learning experience. The Director determines placement for the first year. Resident Teacher roles are full-time, paid positions.
Each Lower School Resident Teacher teaches in one grade for the entire year, and there is a change in grade placement after the first year. Grade options are K-4.
Town School seeks faculty and staff that reflect the wide range of diversity in the San Francisco Bay Area. We embrace and support equal opportunity for all people and encourage diverse candidates to apply. Our school commits to learning about and promoting cultural competency and cultural responsiveness.
Please note a complete application includes all of the following:
Resume: include education and relevant work experience
Academic Transcript(s): unofficial copies are fine
Cover letter/Personal Statement: Describe your reasons for applying, including why you want to become a teacher and how you could contribute to the New Teacher Institute (1-2 pages typed).
Two Letters of Reference
You may submit two academic/professional reference letters OR one academic/professional reference letter and one personal reference letter.
The letters may be emailed or mailed directly by the references to: Ms. Jennifer Liu, Director of New Teacher Institute, 2750 Jackson Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, firstname.lastname@example.org OR the letters may be submitted online.
Our preference is that all materials are submitted at the same time through the online platform. Please make sure that reference letters are submitted in a timely manner if you do not submit them through the online form. Thank you.
Additional Salary Information: Resident Teacher roles are full-time, paid positions. Salary updates will be posted to the New Teacher Institute webpage on the Town School for Boys website in February. All Resident Teachers receive full medical and dental benefits. Coaching and tutoring opportunities are available for supplemental income.
About New Teacher Institute at Town School for Boys
Since its founding in 1939, Town School for Boys has specialized in educating, nurturing, and celebrating boys. Town provides a rich, challenging, and rigorous educational experience that directly serves the distinctive learning styles, energy levels, and developmental needs of boys in grades K-8. The school cultivates integrity, sensitivity, empathy, and respect in its boys; values diversity, equity, and inclusion; and prepares students to become productive citizens of a constantly evolving world. Town’s faculty and staff are dedicated to advancing the school’s mission, philosophy and core values. Distinguishing features of Town School include its engaging curricula, warm faculty and staff, supportive parent network, and the diversity of interests and backgrounds represented in its student and alumni bodies.