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2020-2021 Lower School Associate Teacher (Temporary One-Year Assignment, 2nd Grade)

  • 13 Oct 2020 2:49 PM
    Message # 9301916

    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.

    Job Description:

    This opening is full-time, temporary (one-year assignment) for the 2020-21 school year: Monday - Friday (8:00 am - 4:30 pm). The School is seeking an Associate Teacher with experience working in elementary schools.  Instructional responsibilities will involve contributing to and teaching lessons, working closely with a classroom teacher and grade level team to coordinate curriculum and instruction, and communicating closely and effectively within the school community. 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.


    Applicants should have a bachelor's degree, and a teaching credential is desirable. Prior elementary school experience is essential. The successful applicant will be computer literate, possess excellent writing skills, be willing to work as a strong team member, and have an abiding interest in helping young people experience success in school. Additionally, an understanding of Singapore Math and Balanced Literacy is also desirable.

    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. 

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

    Salary and Benefits:

    This temporary Full Time Associate Teacher position is eligible for full medical/dental benefits coverage. This position is paid hourly with pay ranging from $14.50 - $17.50 per hour, depending on experience and educational background.


    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, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.

    The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the School’s non-discrimination policies, including its Title IX policy:

    Name: Katharine Wardle

    Title: Assistant Head of School for Finance and Operations

    Office Address: A114, Francis Parker School, 6501 Linda Vista St., San Diego, CA 92111

    Telephone Number: 858 / 775-0430

    Email Address:

    For assistance related to Title IX or other civil rights laws, please contact OCR at or 800-421-3481, TDD 800-877-8339.

    Application Process:

    A cover letter, resume, transcripts and employment application should be submitted electronically to:

    Heather Gray, Interim Head of Lower School

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

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