Join our team at SF Day! We are seeking a talented individual to work with our lower school students and teaching teams.
At San Francisco Day School, we believe that when intellect and imagination are intertwined, students delight in the discovery of connection: in their academic and creative pursuits, in their relationships, and in all that they experience here. Every day we help our students emerge as flexible and resourceful learners. Because when we do, our students light up with the call and capacity to take on the complexities of their day and of a diverse world.
SF Day Fast Facts
Independent, co-educational school
Founded in 1981
Serving 400 students
Located in the heart of SF
A curious and creative teacher excited to bridge intellect and imagination in your classroom?
A compassionate and passionate educator and role model for students and adults?
An enthusiastic community member eager to collaborate and build relationships?
Yes? Then read on!
We are seeking someone who enjoys thinking deeply and creatively about innovation and its intersection with technology. This individual is passionate about fostering student learning in solving complex problems through design thinking.
As the Tech & Innovation teacher, you will:
Curate and Lead student-centered learning experiences that foster the connection between intellect and imagination, grounded in real life experiences (Gr. K-4 = Innovate & Create Classes ~10 hrs/week + Gr. 5-8 = ~4 hrs/week)
Coach students in various tech-related concepts such as digital citizenship, design thinking, coding, robotics, and engineering
Coach colleagues in using technological tools and resources to enhance and enrich student learning and computational thinking
Build deep and meaningful relationships with students and families throughout their years and be able to see progress and growth
The ideal candidate demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including cultural competency skills.
The Innovation Teacher will report directly to the LS & US Head and partner with the K-8 Instructional Coach and the Dean of Faculty.
Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree preferred
Minimum of 3-5 years of classroom teaching experience (specifically in technology, innovation, design-thinking, and/or coding) in a K-8 setting
Experience working with a wide range of students, teachers, and families of diverse backgrounds
Strong knowledge of technology,
Strong analytical, problem-solving, and computational skills
Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team; work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines
Work directly with students in a classroom setting to curate learning experiences that foster and further innovation and technology interests and passions
Collaborate with teachers and teaching teams, including co-planning, co-teaching, and thinking deeply about how to integrate innovation and technology cross curricularly
Attend grade-level, departmental, division, and school-wide meetings
Attend professional development conferences
Ready to Join SF Day?
SF Day celebrates and welcomes faculty and staff who reflect the broad range of diversity in the Bay Area. We encourage people of color and LGBTQ+ persons to apply. SF Day offers excellent benefits and a competitive salary.
Please apply online with your resume, salary expectations, and a thoughtful cover letter explaining why your experience is appropriate for this position. No phone calls, please.
About San Francisco Day School
SFDS is an independent, co-educational, K-8 school. SFDS educates, nurtures and inspires girls and boys of diverse backgrounds to achieve their highest academic and creative potential, to embrace ethical values and to become active contributors to their communities. San Francisco Day School welcomes and celebrates children, families, faculty, and staff that reflect the broad range of diversity in the Bay Area. The school values the strengths and accomplishments of the individuals who are part of the community and takes pride in and celebrates the diversity and special character of the community as a whole. Therefore, San Francisco Day School encourages people of color and LGBT applicants to apply.