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2023-2024 Lower School Associate Teacher - Multiple Positions SK-Grade 5 (Full-Time, One Year Assignment)

  • 13 Nov 2023 2:19 PM
    Message # 13278970

    Exciting Opportunity at Francis Parker School in San Diego, California 

    Francis Parker School is seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated, and passionate educator who shares its core values: Students First, Academic Excellence, Global Perspective, Strength of Character, Inclusive Community, and No Limit to Better. Collegial and collaborative, Parker faculty create a learning environment that is dynamic and engaging. Parker faculty are content and pedagogical experts who invest in professional growth generously supported by the School. Importantly, Parker’s unswerving commitment to being a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community creates a culture of respect for all.  

    If Parker’s values and school culture resonate with you, we encourage you to consider this opportunity.

    About Francis Parker School:

    Francis Parker School is a coeducational independent day school in San Diego, California with 1315 students in grades JK-12. Founded in 1912, the school’s mission is to create and inspire a diverse community of independent thinkers whose academic excellence, global perspective and strength of character prepare them to make a meaningful difference in the world.” Francis Parker School has two campuses in close proximity. One in Mission Hills (Lower School JK-5), and a second in Linda Vista (Middle and Upper School 6-8 and 9-12, respectively).

    Job Description:

    Associate Teachers will work in the elementary classrooms as a support to the Lead Classroom Teacher.  This is a full-time, temporary (one-year assignment) for the 2023-2024 school year: Monday - Friday (7:45 am – 4:15 pm). Employees will have the opportunity to re-apply from year-to-year.

    Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

    ·         Instructional responsibilities, including planning, prepping, and contributing to and teaching lessons one-on-one and in small group instruction 

    ·         Working closely with the classroom teacher and grade-level team to coordinate curriculum and instruction

    ·         Understand and implement all school safety and security practices

    ·         Supervising the playground in a manner consistent with school program

    ·         Communicating closely and effectively within the school community

    ·         In addition to their teaching responsibilities, Associate Teachers provide supervision for carline, lunch duty and recess

    ·         In addition to their teaching responsibilities, faculty members, including Associate Teachers, may participate in other components of the life of the school, including committees and duties

    ·         Participation in regularly scheduled professional learning and goal setting activities

    ·         Occasionally acting as the lead for assigned homerooms or other classes to support the effectiveness of the school program


    ·         Bachelor's degree; teaching credential is desirable

    ·         Prior elementary school experience is essential

    ·         Up to date with technology skills (preferably Google Suite)

    ·         Possess excellent writing skills

    ·         Must possess excellent organizational skills

    ·         Collaborate well with school staff

    ·         Be willing to collaborate and be flexible

    ·         Have an abiding interest in helping young people experience success in school

    ·         Be capable of and willing to embrace Parker’s unswerving commitment to being a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community that creates a culture of respect for all

    Salary and Benefits:

    Francis Parker School is committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff through a substantial compensation plan, including competitive salary, TIAA retirement benefits and full medical/dental coverage.

    This Full-Time Associate Teacher position is paid on an hourly basis, pay ranging from $22.50 - $25 per hour.


    Francis Parker School values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds. All employment decisions are made without regard to unlawful considerations of race, color, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, creed, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.   

    Application Process:

    If interested in the position, please fill out the electronic Francis Parker School Employment Application HERE. You will need to upload the following documents during this process: a cover letter, resume and transcripts.


    If you CANNOT or DO NOT wish to submit your application through the link above, a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and a completed employment application should be submitted electronically to:


    Please find the PDF of our employment application here: find it here


    Please indicate which position you are applying for in the subject line.

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