Children’s Day School (CDS) is looking for an enthusiastic educator to support a Head Teacher as an Associate Teacher in one of our K-4 classrooms, starting August, 2019. CDS is a co-educational preschool through eighth grade serving over 470 students in the Mission Dolores neighborhood of San Francisco. Spanning two campuses, and home to a diverse community of students, faculty and families, CDS is a vibrant learning community. Our teachers practice constructivist teaching; born of “learning by doing,” it is how we achieve excellent academics. We believe by encouraging children to fully engage in complex topics, and in myriad ways, we are giving them tools to become lifelong learners and passionate citizens of the world. To learn more about CDS, visit our website at www.cds-sf.org.
Team: Collaborate, problem-solve and communicate with classroom teaching team members and assist in planning and implementing a rigorous, child-centered, developmentally appropriate curriculum.
Children: Encourage children to take initiative to solve problems and pursue their own educational interests. Help children think, investigate and ask questions as part of the educational process. Strive to meet each child’s individual needs.
Families: Support a physically and emotionally safe environment that nurtures and facilitates the development of both children and families.
The ideal candidate will:
Successful candidates will have:
Salary will be based on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits offered including medical, dental and vision insurance and a retirement plan.
**CDS is an equal opportunity employer. Our community is diverse in many ways, inclusive of race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender spectrum, age, ability, and more. We welcome and value the same in our faculty and staff.**