FLSA Classification: Full time, exempt position Reports To: Director of Middle School Position Purpose: Teach math to 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students
The Brandeis School of San Francisco inspires students to lead lives of learning and purpose. We provide a challenging academic environment and a welcoming, inclusive community, each deeply enriched by Jewish thought, values, and traditions.We are seeking an outstanding middle school math teacher for our students. This position is for the 2018-2019 school year beginning in late August 2018.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Planning and teaching a challenging course of study in a developmentally-appropriate manner, with an emphasis on differentiating instruction and using assessments effectively.
Following, developing, and enhancing existing math curriculum, which includes engaging students in multiple modes of class activities such as in-depth investigation of a particular topic.
Creating an inclusive classroom environment through regular class meetings, supportive exchanges with students, and clear expectations for community behavior.
Collaborating with other middle school teachers, educators, and specialist teachers to develop curriculum, plan trips and special projects, and solve problems.
Working and communicating effectively with parents in formal and informal conferences, written reports, and newsletters.
Working as an advisor in the middle school advisory program.
Planning and staffing student educational trips (including overnight stay).
Supporting and following the school policies and procedures.
Being a positive and contributing member of the professional community.
B.A. degree and teaching credential.
Middle school math teaching experience preferable (3 years documented).
Regularly sit, talk, run, move equipment, hear, and visually interact with students.
Ability to occasionally lift up to 25 lbs.
Regularly use close and distance vision.
Work at a desk and computer screen.
Turn, bend, reach, and occasionally use a ladder.
Work in a traditional climate-controlled office environment and outside in both hot and cold climates.
The school offers competitive compensation based on prior experience, education, and position requirements. Medical, dental, life, and long-term disability and retirement benefits are provided. More information about the school can be found on our website at http://www.sfbrandeis.org. The Brandeis School of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Instructions for applying
Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a resume and cover letter, including details of your experience relevant to teaching math, to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Brandeis School of San Francisco at a Glance
The Brandeis School of San Francisco, an independent Jewish day school in San Francisco, seeks an outstanding Associate Teacher for high achieving students. Our school program is designed to provide a supportive, creative and stimulating environment where students strive for social and emotional well-being and academic excellence. This position is for the 2015-2016 school year beginning mid-August 2015.
The Brandeis School of San Francisco located in San Francisco serving nearly 400 students in grades K-8. We offer an engaging, integrated and rigorous curriculum that includes a strong foundation in core academic disciplines: English, with an emphasis on writing, reading and public speaking, mathematics, science, social studies, Hebrew, and Judaic studies
In addition, art, athletics, drama, music, technology, service learning, and outdoor education are important components to enhance the development of our students’ hearts, minds and souls. Strengthening social and emotional skills are an important part of our program as well and are critical in our positive school culture.
The Brandeis School of San Francisco has an overa...ll student-teacher ratio of 9:1; our low student to teacher ratio enables each child to reach his or her full potential. Our instructional philosophy reflects standards developed by the State of California, national teachers’ organizations and our own faculty. The Brandeis School of San Francisco’s faculty follow the best practices set by experience, a collaborative approach and the most recent findings of educational research.
The Brandeis School of San Francisco values the full development of each child within an atmosphere of intellectual inquiry, creative expression and social and emotional support. We strive to create an ethical school community of children and adults with active involvement in making our world a better place for all. See us on the web at www.sfbrandeis.org.