Middle School Math Teacher in San Francisco

Job Title: Middle School Math Teacher in San Francisco
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: San Francisco
Start Date: 8/1/18
Reference: P0022
Contact Name: Margo Hohsfield
Contact Email: [email protected]
Job Published: August 09, 2018 14:30

Job Description

We're searching for an innovative and progressive educator to teach middle school math for the 2018-19 school year. The position is at a 6-8 co-educational independent middle school that serves a diverse population of students in San Francisco. 

Position Requirements
  • At least 3 years’ experience leading Math-related learning experiences for middle or high school students, in classrooms or other venues.
  • Experience designing curricula for adolescents.
  • (Preferred) Experience in seminar and/or project-based learning.
  • (Preferred) Experience with mindfulness or social-emotional learning

Salary: competitive with other independent schools in the bay area
Type: Full-time
Benefits: This is a full-time faculty role, including health, retirement, and commuter benefits.

Their aim is to re-imagine middle school for the 21st century. Instead of seeing the middle school years as “awkward” and “difficult,” they think they’re the most important years to prepare students for the path to happy and successful adulthood. They've built a team of leading educators, researchers, and adolescent development psychologists, and together they're designing a new model for middle school: one that combines highly engaging academics with an approach that is social, personal, and rooted in the real world.

At the heart of this environment are their teachers, who they call Guides. The Guides embody the values they seek to model for each student. The design of the curriculum, the schedule for each day, the size of the learning groups and of the whole school (75-80 total students) all flow from this focus. Guides are as much mirrors, models and mentors as they are instructors of content, and the school is designed to optimize their personal coaching relationships with students.