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About Francis Parker School:
Francis Parker School is a coeducational independent day school in San Diego, California with 1300 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”.
Overlooking Mission Valley, two separate campuses serve students in Lower School – junior kindergarten through 5th grade; Middle School – 6th grade through 8th grade and Upper School – 9th grade through 12th grade. As a college preparatory school Parker offers a comprehensive program that includes twenty-five advanced placement courses as well as a rich palette of electives – all designed to meet the individual needs of our students.
This opening is for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. Lower School teachers report to the Head of Lower School. Their responsibilities include: classroom management; collaboratively designing lessons for multiple grade levels (K-5); attending staff development in-services, faculty meetings, grade-level and other departmental meetings as required; communicating students' progress to parents in a timely manner and as required by grade reporting protocol; keeping current with required technology tools and safety practices; updating and refining scope and sequence documents; managing classroom resources; attending duties as scheduled; and setting, reviewing, refining and achieving professional goals.
Applicants should have a bachelor's degree, a teaching credential and an advanced degree is desirable. Prior teaching experience is required. The successful applicant will: 1) possess excellent speaking, writing, and interpersonal skills; 2) demonstrate strong instructional and classroom management skills; 3) be familiar with multi-media production, coding and robotics, and learning management systems; 4) have a clear understanding of the ISTE scope and sequence for the elementary level; 5) be familiar with common technology software and apps appropriate for the elementary years; 6) be computer literate and fluent with Google apps; 7) be adept with hand tools; 8) have a clear understanding of the design process and an abiding interest in using it to help students learn new skills, create and innovate, solve problems and develop increasingly sophisticated projects; 9) be successful in working collaboratively within teams; 10) be willing to contribute to school activities outside of the design/tech lab; and 11) genuinely love to work with children and educators at the elementary level. Additionally, candidates should 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:
The long-term sub rate is $225 per day. This position is not eligible for benefits.
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.
A cover letter, resume, transcripts, and completed employment application should be submitted electronically to:
Quoc Vo, Director of Technology
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