Associate Teacher 2013-14 School Year
San Francisco Day School | San Francisco CA 94118 USA | Full Time | Posted: 01/20/2013
The Associate Teacher Program provides an opportunity for individuals who are interested in exploring a career in education. Associate Teachers experience, in a mentor relationship with a Lead Teacher, the day-to-day workings of a K-8 independent school. Associate Teachers are assigned to one classroom for the school year; San Francisco Day School hires Associate Teachers at every grade level, K-5, as well as for the Science Department.
San Francisco Day School (www.sfds.net) has made an explicit commitment to diversify its faculty, and provides specific training and support to enable individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds to explore teaching at an independent school. The philosophy of the program is that, through observing and participating in the life of the school and under the guidance of Lead Teachers, Associate Teachers will gain valuable practical experience as well as opportunities to develop their own philosophy and style of teaching. Below is a summary of the description and expectations of the Associate Teacher position.
The Associate Teacher works as a professional assistant to the Lead Teacher by:
Specific expectations of Associate Teachers are to:
Associate Teachers may expect to receive:
Yearly contracts for Associate Teachers will begin mid-August of each school year. A New Teachers’ Orientation, required for all teachers new to San Francisco Day School, is held the week before full faculty meetings begin. Associate Teachers will also attend an in-house Faculty Retreat with the permanent faculty and administrators. The Associate Teacher Program is considered a one-year position, however Associate Teachers may apply for a second and third year..
San Francisco Day School is an independent, co-ed day school serving approximately 400 students in grades K-8. 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. We fully and actively support equal opportunity for all people and encourage people of color and LGBT applicants to apply. SFDS offers excellent benefits and a competitive salary.
Associate Teachers must have a Bachelor’s Degree, an interest in exploring the teaching profession, and some experience working with children.
Please complete the application form by following this link:https://docs.google.com/a/sfds.net/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dHhNSlJ1U2xpWDdjOS1mX2t4TXR0RkE6MA#gid=0
|Location||San Francisco, CA, 94118, United States|
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