(2014-2015) Head educator for innovative, child-centered middle school

AltSchool (www.altschool.com) is seeking an innovative and experienced educator to help pioneer a community-based, technology-supported, child-centered school model.

AltSchool is opening a middle school program next year focused on blending rigor with a truly personalized learning experience that meets each student where they are. AltSchool prioritizes social and emotional development alongside academic growth.

Responsibilities:
Work closely with parents, students, and teachers to design and deliver a personalized, child-centered learning experience to our first middle school class.
Help build a community of child-centered educators and mentor other educators.
Work with researchers, technologists, designers and other educators to design and refine an innovative model for middle school education.
Use the resources of the city and community to create an education that is relevant and real.

Required qualifications:
Passion for and experience with child-centered learning.
Experience in fostering social and emotional capabilities in middle school-age children.
5+ years teaching experience.
Comfortable as a leader and mentor.
Commitment to continuous improvement.

Compensation:
Bay Area competitive salary
Health, dental and vision benefits
401(k) with matching
Monthly fitness stipend
Free lunch in the classroom
Professional development budget

Please send your CV and a statement of teaching philosophy tojobs@altschool.com

San Francisco, California
2013-12-31
AltSchool
Anna Cueni
jobs@altschool.com

450 9th St, First Floor
San Francisco, California 94103
United States
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