The Brandeis School of San Francisco seeks an outstanding general studies teacher for our students. This position is for the 2020-2021 school year beginning in mid-August 2020. The Brandeis School of San Francisco inspires students to lead lives of learning and purpose. We provide a challenging academic environment and a welcoming, inclusive community, each deeply enriched by Jewish thought, values, and traditions.
Position Title: General Studies Teacher – Lower School (Upper Elementary) FLSA Classification: Full-time, exempt position Reports To: Director of Lower School Position Purpose: Teach General Studies - 3rd Grade
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include: • Planning and teaching a challenging course of study in a developmentally appropriate manner, with an emphasis on differentiating instruction and using assessments effectively. • Engaging children in project work that is an in-depth investigation of a particular topic as part of an emergent curriculum. • Teaching Singapore Math. • Teaching leveled reading – Calkins reading and writing workshop approaches. • Using the Responsive Classroom approach. • Creating an inclusive classroom environment through regular class meetings, supportive exchanges with students and clear expectations for community behavior. • Collaborating with other general studies teachers, educators and specialist teachers to develop curriculum, plan trips and special projects and solve problems. • Working and communicating effectively with parents in formal and informal conferences, written reports and newsletters. • Other duties as assigned. • Supporting and follow the School Policies and Procedures • Being a positive and contributing member of the professional community.
Position Qualifications: • B.A. and teaching credential • Minimum four years experience as lead teacher in early elementary teaching required • Excellent verbal and written communications skills • Good sense of humor and warm demeanor
Physical Qualifications: • Regularly sit, talk, run, move equipment, hear and visually interact with students • Be able to occasionally lift up to 25 lbs • Regularly use close and distance vision • Work at a desk and computer screen • Turn, bend, reach and occasionally use a ladder
Work in a traditional climate controlled office environment and outside in both hot and cold climates
The school offers competitive compensation based on prior experience, education, and position requirements. Medical, dental, life, long-term disability, and retirement benefits are provided. To apply, send resume and cover letter, including details of your experience, to email@example.com.
The Brandeis School of San Francisco believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state, or local laws.
Citizenship, residency, or work VISA in United States required.
The Brandeis School of San Francisco inspires students to lead lives of learning and purpose. We provide a challenging academic environment and a welcoming, inclusive community, each deeply enriched by Jewish thought, values, and traditions.