Drew School is looking for a full-time Social Studies teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. A full-time teacher is expected to teach four classes and participate in all departmental and curricular planning meetings. We are seeking an educator with teaching experience in US History and comfortability with World History. We are also seeking an educator who has familiarity with the culture of independent schools and wants a supportive school community. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching a wide range of abilities. The Drew faculty is collegial and collaborative, and we look to bring in candidates who are interested in working with the Social Studies Department on developing curriculum and cross-disciplinary projects.
Duties and Responsibilities
Teach 4 classes
Lead Tuesday and Thursday Experiential Electives
Advise a student advising group
Lead an approved Drew Education for Active Lifelong Learning (DEALL) week experience
Lead or actively participate in a student club activity
Has a commitment to the mission of the school
Has at minimum a B.A. in History or a B.A. in the Humanities with significant coursework in history
Has experience teaching courses in World or US History
Has experience teaching at an independent high school
Knowledge of and experience with recent best practices in history instruction
Comfort with integrated humanities/cross-curricular collaboration
Experience in curriculum development
Has experience working with students with learning differences and has the ability to work and differentiate within the classroom
Enjoys working with teenagers
Is self-reflective and growth-minded
Has the ability to collaborate with adults and students
Is culturally competent and a practitioner of equity and inclusion
Has the ability to maintain standards of professionalism
Drew School offers a competitive compensation package. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourage candidates of color and candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.
NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY Drew School of San Francisco admits students of any race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin, or handicap to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities of the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, scholarship programs, athletic and other school administered programs.
About Drew School
Drew School is an independent, urban high school in San Francisco enrolling 280 students in grades 9 through 12. Drew engages each student in a process of intellectual discovery to develop an individual voice, the confidence to express it, and the empathy to understand its impact.
Our school community is centered on experienced, dedicated, and passionate faculty, and engaged, committed students. Drew combines its student-centered curriculum with a focus on experiential learning, global awareness, and local community involvement.