Position Title: Teacher – Middle School Humanities FLSA Classification: Full time, exempt position Term of Position: Job begins August 2021 Reports To: Director of Middle School Position Purpose: Teach Humanities to 7th and 8th grade students
San Francisco independent school seeks an outstanding middle school Humanities teacher for our students. This position is for the 2021-2022 school year beginning in mid-August 2021.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Planning and teaching a challenging course of study in a developmentally-appropriate manner, with an emphasis on differentiating instruction and using assessments effectively.
Following, developing, and enhancing existing English and Social Studies curricula, which includes engaging students in multiple modes of class activities such as in-depth investigation of a particular topic.
Creating an inclusive classroom environment through regular class meetings, supportive exchanges with students, and clear expectations for community behavior.
Generating lessons with multiple entry points.
Collaborating with other middle school 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.
Working as an advisor in the middle school advisory program
Planning and staffing student educational trips (including overnight stay).
Supporting and following the school policies and procedures.
Being a positive and contributing member of the professional community.
B.A. degree and teaching credential.
Middle school English teaching experience (3 years documented).
Social Studies teaching experience (3 years documented preferred).
Regularly sit, talk, run, move equipment, hear, and visually interact with students.
Ability 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.
Details The school offers competitive compensation based on prior experience, education, and position requirements. Medical, dental, life, and long-term disability and retirement benefits are provided. More information about the school can be found on our website at www.sfbrandeis.org. The Brandeis School of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Instructions for applying Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a resume and cover letter, including details of your experience relevant to teaching English, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.