The San Francisco Schoolhouse is conducting a search for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and collaborative flex teacher to join our new and growing school community.
Do you have the leadership skills to work with students who love to learn, and who have a high sense of social responsibility?
The Schoolhouse is a growing, independent, K-8 school located in the Richmond District of San Francisco. The School’s intentionally small size, experienced and passionate teachers, experiential curriculum, and active parent participation model provide a unique opportunity for families seeking a community-minded progressive education that challenges and supports their child. Founded in 2011 by a small and dedicated group of teachers and parents and two students, the Schoolhouse now enrolls 80 students.
Teachers at the Schoolhouse lead mixed-grade classes. Currently the school is configured with a mixed Kindergarten/1st grade class, a mixed 2nd/3rd grade class, a stand alone 4th grade class, and one class that mixes students in 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade. As we grow, middle school will be a 6th/7th/8th mixed-grade class.
The position is 10-20 hours/week and reports to the Head of School and the Director of Operations and Outreach.
Responsibilities May Include
During the school day, when not attending to other responsibilities, teach and or substitute teach in classrooms. Provide support for teachers and students as needed, including snack and lunch times. Uphold COVID safety measures as articulated in Schoolhouse Pandemic Handbook.
Mountain Lake Park
Support daily all-school recess at Mountain Lake Park in the Presidio. Assist with the walk to MLP (about a half-mile), recess at the park, and the walk back to campus. Take responsibility for student safety on the walk and at the park, as well as supporting recess activities at the park.
After-school program responsibilities
During the pandemic, teachers may run independent after school activities once the school day and duties at school have concluded. During non pandemic times, starting at 2:00pm or 3:00pm, flex teachers teach in the after-school program, including supporting free-play and snack.
The San Francisco Schoolhouse is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all quali?ed individuals regardless of age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, transgender status, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws.
To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for 3 references to email@example.com. Be sure to mention any specific training in physical education, language arts, math, technology or any other subject in your cover letter.
Must have experience working with elementary age children. Also, must have strong speaking and listening skills, able to supervise students, and interact with parents, other teachers and school administrators. Preferred, an individual seeking a career in education.
About San Francisco Schoolhouse
The Schoolhouse is a new, independent, K-8 school located in the Richmond District of San Francisco. Our intentionally small size, experienced and passionate teachers, experiential curriculum, and active parent participation provide a unique opportunity for families seeking a community-minded progressive education that challenges and supports their child. Founded in 2011 by two teachers and two parents with two students, the Schoolhouse now enrolls 70 students.
San Francisco Schoolhouse is an intentionally small school community where young people are deeply known as individuals; where the academic, social, and emotional development of students is paramount; and where children are encouraged, and empowered to realize their full creative and engaged selves. At Schoolhouse, talented and dedicated teachers foster students’ agency, nurture their curiosity, and ignite their passions through meaningful experiential learning.
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