Children’s Day School (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.
We are seeking an experienced, talented, and energetic Fifth Grade Humanities Teacher to cover a family leave from late November through the end of February. This person is responsible for teaching and overseeing two sections of 5th grade Humanities. The ideal candidate will bring middle school and subject matter expertise, rigor, excellent communication skills, and passion to our academically challenging and socially responsive program. The successful candidate will prepare and inspire all students to be lifelong readers and writers, while developing a critical eye for human history. Children’s Day School uses class novels, Spelling Connections, and “History Alive!” as teaching resources.
The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and qualities:
Work with students
Curricular content and instruction
Other responsibilities may include:
Your application should include:
Statement of philosophy and beliefs
Salary will be based on qualifications and experience.
CDS is an equal opportunity employer.
Candidates with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.