Job Opening: San Francisco Unified Seeks Teachers Committed to Social Justice
San Francisco Unified School District
Classroom Teacher � All Grades
Teach in San Francisco!�
As a San Francisco public school educator you�ll have the opportunity to work with a diverse group of students alongside supportive and talented colleagues.� You will be an integral part of the district�s effort to close the achievement gap and achieve social justice for all of San Francisco�s students.
We are hiring in the following credential areas:
- Biology and Chemistry (both credentials)
- English and Social Studies (Core)
- FL: Spanish
- Foreign Language
- Math and Science (Core)
- Multiple Subject
- Multiple Subjects, BCLAD: Cantonese/Mandarin
- Multiple Subjects, BCLAD: Spanish
- School Nurses
- School Psychologists
- Social Work
- Special Education: Mild/Moderate
- Special Education: Moderate/Severe
- Speech Language Therapists
The San Francisco Unified School District�s strategic plan, Beyond the Talk: Taking Action to Educate Every Child Now, emphasizes making social justice a reality by diminishing the predictive power of demographics.� SFUSD hires teachers and other credentialed professionals who are committed to closing the existing achievement gap and promoting the success of all students through focused attention on three core areas: Access and Equity, Achievement, and Accountability. We look for teachers committed to delivering rigorous instruction to all students, creating a culturally responsive classroom environment, and building connections with families and the community.
The Superintendent�s Zone is a key part of the district�s strategic plan, keeping our promise to ensure educational equity and the achievement of underserved students.� Superintendent�s Zone Teachers are committed to raising the academic excellence of African-American, English Learner, Latino, Pacific Islander, Samoan, and Special Education students through focused attention on the same three core areas: Access and Equity, Achievement, and Accountability. For more information about the Superintendent�s Zone schools in SFUSD, please visit www.sfusd.edu and search, �Where We Need You Most�.
SFUSD is committed to attracting and retaining the best educators in the nation.� Benefits of teaching in San Francisco include:
��������� Competitive salaries determined by experience, education level, and credentials
��������� Comprehensive medical, vision, and dental insurance for teachers and their eligible dependents
��������� City and state programs for housing assistance:�
o�� Teacher Next Door Program: http://sf-moh.org/index.aspx?page=287
o�� Extra Credit Home Purchase Program: http://www.treasurer.ca.gov/cdlac/applications/applications.asp?app=ecthpp
��������� Additional salary stipend of $5000 for National Board Certified teachers and
��������� Additional salary stipend of $2000 for credentialed teachers teaching in high need schools and $500 stipend for teachers teaching high need subject areas.
Classroom teachers are responsible for classroom instruction in the areas in which they are assigned. Teachers must set clear short-term and long-term goals to drive instruction. Teachers deliver a standards-based curriculum and assess student needs consistently in relation to the curriculum objectives. Ongoing pupil progress must be recorded and used to prepare meaningful reports that inform parents of progress. Teachers must maintain a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and implement the school's student management policies and procedures. Teachers are held accountable for the safety and welfare of all students. Teachers are expected to work with other teachers and administrators to address and resolve student issues, and the necessary accommodations and modifications for growth and success of all students must be provided.�
- A Current California Teaching or Pupil Personnel Services Credential or an out-of-state equivalent by July 2013.
- Authorization to work with English Language Learners, commonly known as CLAD, ELA (English Learner Authorization) or BCLAD Certification (Out-of-state applicants may be granted one year to earn their CLAD certification in California).
- Legal authorization to work in the U.S. (SFUSD does not sponsor H1B Visas)
If you are interested in teaching but do not currently have a credential, click the following link to learn about intern programs: http://portal.sfusd.edu/template/default.cfm?page=employees.teacherinterns
Please note that the first day of work for teachers is August 12, 2013.
- Go to www.sfusd.edu/jobs
- Create an account and complete a certificated application. Applications generally take 1-2 hours to complete. SFUSD looks very carefully at the entire application, including the 3 short answer questions.
- Go to the �Jobs� tab to view and apply for specific openings.
- Please check back often to connect your application to specific openings as they are posted.
- Applicants will be contacted based on the needs of the district and current selection criteria.
For more information about SFUSD�s mission and Strategic Plan please visit www.beyondthetalk.org
San Francisco Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person�s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
If you believe you have been discriminated against, immediately contact the school site principal and/or Executive Director of the Office of Equity, Ruth Diep, at (415) 355-7334 or diepr@.... A copy of SFUSD�s uniform complaint policy is available upon request.
Human Capital Specialist
SFUSD Human Resources
555 Franklin Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
T: (415)-241-6101 x3282, F: (415) 241-6147