Co-Teaching Position

Co-Teaching Position

Fall 2013

Currently Accepting Applications

(Assistant position open for remainder of this school year with opportunity to move into teaching position for the 2013-2014 school year)

Are you a creative, caring, early childhood educator who is seeking a position that is not bound by the expectations of traditional education?

Helios New School is an innovative, private school community for gifted children in grades K-5 on the San Francisco Peninsula.  We are seeking flexible, high-caliber educators who have:

  • Early childhood teaching experience and knowledge for promoting literacy across the disciplines
  • A desire toward life-long learning
  • A commitment to meet the needs of gifted children in an authentic and developmentally appropriate learning environment
  • Flexibility and commitment to creating a nurturing, creative and experiential environment that reinforces academic skills
  • Ability to motivate and challenge students while maintaining a focused, orderly environment
  • Ability to use an interactive, hands-on project based approach promoting self-discovery and critical thinking
  • Ability and interest to design and implement theme-based curriculum that engages children
  • A positive, passionate attitude with demonstrated professionalism, responsibility, and work ethic


  • At least 2 years teaching experience in K-4 grades
  • A BA/BS in education or related degree preferred
  • A strong understanding of gifted learners or willingness to learn
  • Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills with children and adults

Compensation: Benefits and competitive salary commensurate with education and experience.

Please submit a resume with a short cover letter expressing why you are seeking this position.  Please include a brief description of your educational philosophy.

Send to:

San Francisco, California
Helios New School
Human Resources