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Last update: November 5, 2019

San Francisco Day School
Human Resources
350 Masonic Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94118

415.931.2422 phone
415.931.1753 fax
hr@sfday.org

4th Grade Teaching Fellow (Maternity Leave)

Position: 4th Grade Teaching Fellow (during a maternity leave)
Position status: Full-time
 

Position Summary

The role of a Teaching Fellow is a collaborative one. While the Lead Teacher shoulders primary responsibility for a class, both teachers are expected to plan together to deliver whole and small-group instruction across content areas. The Teaching Fellow participates actively in teaching and assessment, attends team and faculty meetings, supports parent-teacher conferences and report-writing, and substitutes for the Lead Teacher. The Teaching Fellow will partner with the Lead Teacher to provide classroom instruction in a fourth-grade classroom and help to:  

  • facilitate small-group instruction  
  • support integration across Lower School curriculum areas and collaboration between teachers  
  • work with colleagues to design meaningful learning experiences for students  
  • foster communication and a respectful partnership between teachers and parents/guardians

Essential Functions

  • Establish a safe and inclusive environment where students feel comfortable taking risks through self-discovery, collaboration, and community engagement  
  • Communicate and collaborate with other faculty and staff regarding each student   
  • Participate in 4th grade events such as field trips and outdoor education overnight
  • Partner and support the Lead Teacher to provide whole-group, small-group, and individual instruction in language arts, mathematics, social studies, and social/emotional curricula.  
  • Assess student progress using a variety of formal and informal data collection tools and methods  
  • Supervise students in other roles such as recess, lunch, specials classes, dismissal, etc.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree  
  • 1-2 years of supervision experience  
  • Curriculum development experience  
  • Ability to work with children and parents in a warm, confident, empathetic manner  
  • Have experience working with children, preferably in a group setting  
  • Ability to work in a loud, lively, fast-paced environment  
  • Have a flexible, positive, and can-do attitude  
  • Be willing to jump in wherever you are needed with enthusiasm  

About San Francisco Day School

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. 

San Francisco Day School is an independent, co-educational school serving approximately 400 students in grades K-8. 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 LGBTQ+ applicants to apply.

To Apply

Please apply online with a cover letter and current resume.

No phone calls please.

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After-School Program Staff

Position: After-School Program Staff
Position status: Part-time (non-exempt)
Hours: Monday-Friday, 2:00-6:00 p.m.
Rate:  $18.00-$20.00 Hourly

About the After-School Enrichment Program (AEP)

The San Francisco Day School After-School Enrichment Program serves 100+ students each day between the hours of 2:00-6:00 p.m. Our focus is to provide a safe space after school to allow children the freedom to create, to explore their world through play in an open-ended way, and learn to become good community members. Our primary goal is to be a service to our community and help students transition between their school day and home.  We are responsible for supporting students in their homework, providing a regular healthy snack, and offering meaningful enrichment opportunities to help students continue to learn, develop, and grow during after-school hours.

Position Summary

The After-School Program Staff are vital to supporting the students at San Francisco Day School when school is not in session.  This position involves: regular lesson planning, delivering lessons to groups of students, supervising safe play, helping resolve student conflicts, and keeping our students and community safe.  This position is designed for someone with classroom or after-school experience that is passionate about youth development and willingness to grow and develop programming.

Essential Functions

  • Develop and maintain a safe and respectful classroom environment.
  • Create and implement lessons for students daily.
  • Monitor students in the AEP room, playground areas, and other areas of the school as assigned.
  • Communicate regularly with supervisor.
  • Ensure student behavior is consistent with the school day expectations of stewardship, responsibility for one’s actions, respect for all, and being a caring member of the community.
  • Assist teachers with preventive discipline by explaining school rules to students and parents.
  • Assist in resolving student conflicts after school using principles and practices of Restorative Justice.
  • Communicate effectively with parents, families, and other SF Day after-school staff members.
  • Observe health and safety regulations.
  • Maintain consistent, punctual, and regular attendance.
  • Use consistent language and care as school day educators.
  • Set up and clean up classroom and play spaces.
  • Facilitate homework assistance activities that build upon school day curriculum objectives.
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
  • Lesson planning experience
  • Ability to work with children and parents in a warm, confident, empathetic manner
  • Arrive on time to work
  • Be able to lift 20 pounds
  • Be able to stand outside for hours at a time
  • Have experience working with children, preferably in a group setting
  • Must be fingerprinted
  • Obtain proof of TB test
  • Have a flexible, positive, and can-do attitude
  • Be willing to jump in wherever you are needed with enthusiasm
  • Ability to work in a loud, lively, fast-paced environment 

About San Francisco Day School

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. 

San Francisco Day School is an independent, co-educational school serving approximately 400 students in grades K-8. 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 LGBTQ+ applicants to apply.

To Apply

Please apply online with a cover letter and current resume.

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=sfds&jobId=85559&lang=en_US&source=CC236280

No phone calls please.