San Francisco Friends School, a Quaker school located in the Mission District of San Francisco, seeks an experienced, full-time, in-person middle school Spanish teacher for the second semester of the 2020-2021 school year.
The school seeks an experienced middle school Spanish teacher who connects with the Friends school mission, which provides an exemplary education in a community dedicated to problem-solving, service to others, simplicity, social justice, and quiet reflection. Our Quaker mission also compels us to create a diverse and inclusive community; we seek a person who will thrive and contribute to such a community, both within and beyond the walls of the school. San Francisco Friends School has vibrant and creative programs in the arts, service learning, technology, social justice, and social emotional learning, as well as the core academic subjects, mindfully choosing projects that meet our goals for student learning.
Spanish language and Latino culture are important elements of our academic program for all students, grades K-8. We offer Spanish language classes emphasizing communication and literacy for both heritage speakers and second language learners; we make frequent cultural and service-oriented field trips in our Mission District neighborhood. The middle school Spanish teacher will join a Spanish department of four.
Preferred Qualities: - Three or more years’ experience teaching middle school Spanish - Knowledge of current pedagogy for second language acquisition - Native speaker - Openness to Quaker philosophy - Collaborative and creative team player - Experience teaching on zoom and use of Google Classroom
This role requires consistent collaboration with other teachers and teams throughout the school in integrated and transdisciplinary work in support of various efforts and projects in the core classes—a willingness to collaborate is essential.
The candidate will manage both in-person classes as well as remote classes via Zoom. Use of masks and/or face coverings is a required element of this role.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please email a cover letter in both Spanish and English, a current resumé and three references to:
Clarke Weatherspoon San Francisco Friends School 250 Valencia Street San Francisco, California 94103 firstname.lastname@example.org
*In lieu of an onsite sample lesson, candidates will be invited to share a VIDEO sample teaching lesson from your current classroom.
The San Francisco Friends School welcomes all students and staff and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability in administration of its educational policies, enrollment or hiring policies, and other school-administered programs. For further information about San Francisco Friends School’s beginnings, mission and philosophy, please visit our website at www.sffriendsschool.org