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Teaching Assistant (Lower Elementary or Middle School)

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The Mission Preparatory School
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San Francisco, CA
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Published 25 days ago

The Mission Preparatory School, a TK-8, college-preparatory, tuition-free, public charter school in San Francisco’s Mission District, is accepting applications for Teaching Assistant positions for the 2021-22 school year.

 Mission Preparatory School (Mission Prep) is a single-site public charter school located in the Mission District of San Francisco that serves nearly 500 students in grades TK-8, centered on a core belief that all children can achieve at the highest levels regardless of background or circumstance. The school is designed to enable students to become self-motivated, competent, and lifelong learners armed with the knowledge, skills, and strength of character needed to succeed in college and become leaders in their communities. With an uncompromising commitment to upholding the highest academic and behavioral expectations for all children, Mission Prep is designed specifically to address the learning needs of an underserved student population. Through an intensive focus on literacy and the implementation of strategic academic support structures, the school ensures mastery of essential skills and content knowledge, accelerates student achievement, supports student acceptance to top high schools, and lays the foundation for every child to excel in and graduate from college. 

 In its first decade, Mission Prep has established itself as one of the leading single-site charter schools in the region and the country. With results that regularly surpass the most well-funded charter networks, Mission Prep has received recognition for being within the top public schools in the Bay Area. Mission Prep seeks teacher leaders and administrators who embody our PREP values of being prepared, respectful, engaged, and persevering. If you are a committed, kind, and hard working leader who wants to make a difference in the lives of our students in the Mission District of San Francisco, we encourage you to consider a position with our passionate and innovative team. We strongly encourage people of color and bilingual people to apply. For more information, please visit www.missionpreparatory.org

 Responsibilities:

  • Uphold the mission and vision of Mission Prep
  • Provide small-group and individual instruction under the direction and supervision of classroom teachers
  • Supervise and support students during independent work and non-instructional times (snack, lunch, free play, etc.)
  • Assist teachers and administrators with assessments, classroom technology, and preparing materials
  • Maintain student performance data in school tracking systems
  • Analyze and use data to inform and adjust instruction
  • Teach and enforce school-wide systems, routines, and expectations
  • Participate actively in professional development and professional learning communities
  • Use feedback and observations to improve performance
  • Complete administrative and operational duties in accordance with school needs and deadlines
  • Provide coverage for teachers and teaching assistants as needed
  • Participate in school-wide events, including community meetings, field trips, and other activities

Qualifications:

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience working with children in a school setting
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong organizational capacity
  • Experience analyzing and using data to inform practice
  • Openness to feedback and commitment to developing continually as a professional educator

Preferred

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) 

Start Date:

Late July 2021

Time Commitment:

This position is 1.0 FTE (full-time exempt) and follows a 11-month work year with significant student-free days for professional learning and collaboration with colleagues and interaction with families. All instructional staff will report in late July/early August, 2021 (exact calendar TBD).

Common Teacher Hours: All teachers and teaching assistants are expected to maintain hours of 7:40 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. M, Tu, Th, Fri and 7:40 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. on Wednesdays for Professional Development, with occasional needs during evenings and weekends (e.g., Parent-Teacher Conferences, Community Events). 

The Mission Preparatory School, a TK-8, college-preparatory, tuition-free, public charter school in San Francisco’s Mission District, is accepting applications for Teaching Assistant positions for the 2021-22 school year.

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Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

Salary scales are based on years of experience and expertise. Scales are competitive with other charter school organizations and local districts.

Location

On-site
San Francisco, CA

How to Apply

People of color and/or bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.  

If you are interested in a full time teaching or teaching assistant position at Mission Prep, please submit the following application materials at www.missionpreparatory.org/work.

  1. Resume 
  2. Cover letter. In addition to telling us about your experience, please address the following questions in your letter: Over 84% of our students and families identify as Black or Latinx and 83% of our students receive free lunch. Why do you want to work in a school with this student population?
  3. Professional references. Please submit a separate document with three names, as well as their email address, and phone number. 

Mission Preparatory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

People of color and/or bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.  

If you are interested in a full time teaching or teaching assistant position at Mission Prep, please…

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