The San Francisco School Job Announcement
Preschool Teacher Assistant
August 15, 2017 through June 12, 2018
Hours 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Overview of Position
The San Francisco School seeks a Preschool Teacher Assistant to assure students are joyfully engaged in classroom activities and outdoor yard play. Ideal candidates are eager to work with lesson plans based on a multicultural, unbiased and meaningful curriculum. The candidate should be comfortable stepping in with a teaching team, following instructions from a Head Teacher and taking initiative. Duties include work with individual children and small groups, overseeing class activities, setting up equipment and materials for nap, games, arts, crafts and activities outdoors, and managing children during nap, yard, class, meal and Extended Day. Responsibilities also include communicating observations and insights to Head Teachers, laundering nap sheets, organizing classroom materials and equipment, and collaborating with Extended Day team.
We seek a talented Teacher Assistant who can inspire students. Candidates must have successful teaching experience and exhibit excellent communication skills. Cultural competence and the ability to collaborate in a teaching team are essential. Candidates should be student-centered. A minimum of 12 ECE credits is required, and an Associates Degree with three years of successful work as a Teacher Assistant are recommended.
Overview of School
The San Francisco School is an independent school, pre-K through eighth grade, with a commitment to a multicultural and inclusive community. Suitably characterized by one parent as an “urban school with a village atmosphere,” The School embraces San Francisco’s ethnic, cultural, and economic diversity. Our progressive approach to education encourages children to develop self-reliance, solid academic skills, creativity, and a sense of social justice. Students learn to think like disciplinarians in a field, consider big and central ideas, and can find and develop their own passions. They graduate academically prepared, inquisitive, courageous, and eager for the challenges ahead.
PLEASE DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE NAIS SITE
Interested candidates may apply by sending a resume, cover letter (noting how you heard about this position), and three references in one document by May 30, 2017 to firstname.lastname@example.org. (Attach a pdf to an email - please do NOT apply through the NAIS site.)
The San Francisco School
Attn: Preschool Teacher Assistant Position
300 Gaven Street, San Francisco, CA 94134
Check out our website: www.sfschool.org
The San Francisco School is committed to increasing staff diversity, both to reflect the high value SFS places on a multicultural understanding and for the direct benefit of each student.