Marin Preparatory School (MPS) is a TK – 8, co-ed elementary and middle school with approximately 200 students. We offer a Spanish Infused, rigorous academic program with an equal emphasis on the social/emotional well-being of our students. We are located in San Francisco, CA.
Our Middle School is comprised of grades 5-8 and offers a departmentalized approach to academics. The Middle School Language Arts Teacher is a full-time position, teaching three separate sections of language arts (grades 6, 7 and 8). In addition, the person will serve as an advisor to a group of approximately 6-8 middle school students and participate in the broader life of the school including offering elective courses, conducting parent/teacher conferences, chaperoning field trips, other student life activities, and more. We seek a candidate with an understanding of the Lucy Calkins Readers and Writers Program.
The successful candidate will have a proven record of collaborative teamwork together with an understanding of interpersonal relations, strong verbal and written communication skills, and a healthy sense of humor. A minimum of three to five years of teaching experience in independent schools and a graduate degree in a related field are preferred. Spanish language ability is a plus.
Bachelor’s degree in a language arts field and experience with Middle School students;
Experience utilizing content delivery technology;
Teaching credential preferred;
Three – five years teaching experience in Independent schools preferred;
Prefer Spanish language ability
Additional Salary Information: Full Benefits Package
About Marin Preparatory School
Marin Preparatory School is an independent, non-profit, co-educational school offering classes from Transitional Kindergarten currently through sixth grade. MPS will add one grade per year through 8th grade. Our mission is to provide opportunities for students to achieve their personal best, become positive and responsible community members, and to embrace learning, all in a warm and cheerful environment. We provide a progressive, Spanish-infused educational program that embraces interactive thinking with an experiential academic curriculum. Our goal is to support a child’s curiosity, stimulate a life long desire to seek knowledge, and to build a strong sense of community among students, faculty, and parents. At Marin Preparatory, we strive to make the ordinary, extraordinary.