Middle School Science Teacher

Job Type

Part Time



Start Date:


Application Deadline:



250 Valencia Street
San Francisco
United States


San Francisco Friends School, a Quaker school located in the Mission District of San Francisco, seeks an experienced, part time middle school science teacher starting April 17, 2018 - June 8, 2018.

The school seeks teachers who resonate with the Friends school mission, which provides an exemplary education in a community dedicated to problem-solving, service to others, simplicity, social justice, and quiet reflection. Our Quaker mission also compels us to create a diverse and inclusive community; we seek a person who will thrive and contribute to such a community, both within and beyond the walls of the school.

San Francisco Friends School seeks an experienced middle school teacher who is compelled by the school’s mission and committed to science education. The science curriculum is inquiry-based; often beginning with a central question, it is driven by curiosity. Students seek answers through research, experimentation and data. Candidates need to have a strong science background and be invested in collaborating with colleagues and working closely with students.  

Part time responsibilities include teamwork for curriculum development, student assessment, supervising an advisory group, and supervision of students at lunch and recess.


April 17, 2018 - June 8, 2018; Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Preferred Qualities:

-       Three or more years of experience teaching science (Physics or Physical Science a plus)

-       Knowledge of current pedagogy and facility with hands-on and project-based instruction

-       Openness to Quaker philosophy

-       Collaborative and creative team player

The San Francisco Friends School welcomes all students and staff and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability in administration of its educational policies, enrollment or hiring policies, and other school-administered programs.

For further information about San Francisco Friends School’s beginnings, mission and philosophy, please visit our website at www.sffriendsschool.org

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply



Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and three references to:

Tracie Mastronicola, Academic Dean

San Francisco Friends School

250 Valencia Street

San Francisco, California 94103