The Brandeis School, an independent Jewish day school in San Francisco, seeks substitute teachers for our 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.
FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt Reports To: Assistant Head of School Position Purpose: Substitute teachers for grades K-8
Essential Functions: • Teach a creative course of study in a developmentally appropriate manner. • Follow, develop and enhance existing curriculum. • Create an inclusive classroom environment through regular class meetings, supportive exchanges with students, and clear expectations for community behavior. • Collaborate with other teachers, educators, and specialists. • Be a positive and contributing member of the professional community. • Support and follow the school policies and procedures.
Qualifications: • B.A. degree. • Must be at least 18 years of age. • Have a current TB Assessment. • Must take and clear a fingerprint test and background check. • Must have demonstrated abilities to supervise and guide multi-level aged students. • Must have a ready smile and enjoy working with school-aged youth. • Possess a working knowledge of libraries and resources. • Must be responsible, calm, and assertive while supervising youth ages 6-15, and setting strong boundaries regarding their safety, well being, and interactions with other students. • Recent experience working with kindergarten to eighth grade students in a classroom setting. • Ability to follow and implement lesson plans. • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively with others. • Demonstrated classroom management skills. • Flexible about working with elementary and/or middle school children. • Hebrew language skills a plus. • Teaching credential preferred.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment: • Regularly sit, stand, talk, and listen • Visually intercept visitors • Regularly use close and distance vision • Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs • Turn, bend, reach, and occasionally use a ladder • Must be able to work in an outdoor west San Francisco environment (often foggy and cold) and a climate-controlled classroom
Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. We respectfully ask that you do not contact the school directly.
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 i...s 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 overall 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.