Elementary Extended Care Teacher

  • 3250 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
  • Part-time

Company Description

La Scuola International School is a private, Preschool - Grade 8 independent school in San Francisco soon to be expanding to the Peninsula with the opening of a new Campus in East Palo Alto in February 2022. 

The school founded its preschool, La Piccola Scuola Italiana,  in 2002 and has earned awards and accolades for its work with Reggio Children in Italy as a leading example of the Reggio Emilia pedagogy in North America.  In 2012, the school expanded its curriculum through grade 8 and is the only school in San Francisco to offer the International Baccalaureate program for the elementary and middle school years as well as the only school in the world to offer a program that blends Reggio Emilia, the International Baccalaureate and Italian language immersion. 

The mission of the school is to inspire brave learners to shape the future. The school does this by believing steadfastly in children’s innate ability to learn and by challenging them academically, creatively and innovatively in an environment that is intentionally designed to elicit creativity and curiosity from those that work there. 

Its language immersion program helps children to develop cognitive skills as well as empathy and awareness of the world around them. The school’s  multicultural and diverse community esteems different perspectives and experiences and strives to educate the global citizens and leaders of tomorrow.

La Scuola International School is accredited by NAIS, CAIS, WASC and CIS and is one of two  Italian schools recognized by the Italian government in the United States.

We believe our community thrives through diversity of backgrounds, perspectives and realities. Only through a persistent drive to listen and learn from one another, create and promote equitable opportunities and to continue to reflect and evolve will we be able to establish systems which will address the needs of the one and the many.

Job Description

We are seeking an Extended Care Teacher for our Elementary School Campus for the 2021-22 Academic Year, beginning immediately.

The position hours are Monday through Friday from roughly 2:30-6:00pm, with a 1:30pm start-time on Wednesdays only.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Leading and participating in games and activities
  • Monitoring behavior both in a classroom and outside
  • Planning and implementing special activities
  • Responding to incidents and emergency situations quickly and calmly
  • Enforcing school policies and safety regulations

Qualifications

Required Skills

  • Enthusiastic, child-oriented, and creative individuals with a desire to work in a bilingual environment
  • Problem solving, creativity, multitasking skills
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality records
  • Italian language proficiency preferred but not a requirement

Qualifications Required

  • Previous experience working with children required
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Prior to beginning work and as a condition of employment in order to comply with the law, all employees must provide documentation to prove eligibility to work in United States. In addition, the final candidate will need to pass Criminal Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation Fingerprint Clearance, a physical exam, and provide recent copy of a negative TB test and other immunization records.

Pay will depend on qualifications and experience.

To be considered for the position, please apply here with a cover letter, resume and a minimum of three references.  To learn more about us, visit www.lascuolasf.org Grazie!

Additional Information

Non-Discrimination Policy:

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at La Scuola will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities. La Scuola does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability (actual or perceived), medical condition, genetic characteristics, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including hiring, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, layoff, promotion, transfer and access to benefits and training. If you feel you may have been discriminated against on the basis of sex or would like more information, please contact Dani Sollberger, Director of Administration, by email or 415-558-9006 or by mail at 728 20th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107.

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