Fifth/Sixth Grade Co-Teaching Position

Currently Accepting Applications

Fifth/Sixth Grade Co-Teaching Position

Are you a creative, innovative and caring educator who is seeking a position that

is not bound by the expectations of traditional education?

Helios New School is an innovative, independent school community for gifted children in grades K-6 on the San Francisco Peninsula. We are growing to K-8, with plans to graduate our first class in 2017. We are seeking flexible, high-caliber educators who have:

• Math and science background

• Teaching experience and knowledge for promoting literacy across the disciplines

• A practice of life-long learning and continual professional development

• A desire to work collaboratively with colleagues

• A commitment to meet the needs of gifted children in an authentic and developmentally appropriate learning environment

• Flexibility and commitment to fostering 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 while promoting self-discovery and critical thinking

• Ability to use formative assessments to guide instruction and expectations

• Ability and interest to design and implement theme-based curriculum that engages young adolescents

• A positive, passionate attitude with demonstrated professionalism, responsibility, and work ethic

• At least 2 years teaching experience in grades 3-7. (4-8)

• A BA/BS in education in math/science field.

• A strong understanding of gifted learners or willingness to learn.

• Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills with children and adults.

• Credentials and Visa to teach in California, USA.

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.

Note: Only those who meet the requirements need apply.

San Francisco, California
Helios New School