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2023-2024 Lower School Junior-Kindergarten Associate Teacher (Full-Time, One Year Assignment)

Francis Parker School

Exciting Opportunity at Francis Parker School in San Diego, California
Francis Parker School is seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated, and passionate educator who shares its core values: Students First, Academic Excellence, Global Perspective, Strength of Character, Inclusive Community, and No Limit to Better. Collegial and collaborative, Parker faculty create a learning environment that is dynamic and engaging. Parker faculty are content and pedagogical experts who invest in professional growth generously supported by the School. Importantly, Parker’s unswerving commitment to being a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community creates a culture of respect for all.

If Parker’s values and school culture resonate with you, we encourage you to consider this opportunity.

About Francis Parker School:
Francis Parker School is a coeducational independent day school in San Diego, California with 1315 students in grades JK-12. Founded in 1912, the school’s mission is “to create and inspire a diverse community of independent thinkers whose academic excellence, global perspective and strength of character prepare them to make a meaningful difference in the world.” Francis Parker School has two campuses in close proximity. One in Mission Hills (Lower School JK-5), and a second in Linda Vista (Middle and Upper School 6-8 and 9-12, respectively).
Job Description:
The Junior-Kindergarten AT will work in cooperation with 3 junior-kindergarten teachers and 3 additional associate teachers to ensure the safety and security of students; operate within licensing requirements; provide instruction in support of the classroom curriculum; and assist the teacher in all classroom- and program-related duties. Assist with playground duties and, as necessary, provide rotating relief for other JK support staff.

This Full-Time position is a one-year assignment. Employees will have the opportunity to re-apply from year-to-year.

Francis Parker Lower School is seeking Full Time Junior-Kindergarten Associate Teacher for the 2023-2024 school year. The Junior-Kindergarten Associate Teacher must be available to work Monday through Friday from 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Applicants must have earned a minimum of 12 units of Early Childhood Education credit and hold current CPR/First-Aid certification. Prior experience working with preschool-aged children, preferably in a school setting, is essential. The successful applicant will possess excellent organizational skills; collaborate well with school staff; be willing to work as a proactive team member; communicate well with parents and manage their concerns effectively; understand and implement all school safety and security practices; manage the playground in a manner consistent with school program; and have an abiding interest in helping young people experience success in school.

Salary and Benefits:
Francis Parker School is committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff through a substantial compensation plan, including competitive salary, TIAA retirement benefits and full medical/dental coverage.
This Full-Time Associate Teacher position is paid on an hourly basis starting at $18 per hour.

Francis Parker School values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds. All employment decisions are made without regard to unlawful considerations of race, color, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, creed, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.

Application Process:
If interested in the position, please fill out the electronic Francis Parker School Employment Application HERE (https://hipaa.jotform.com/220168382646156). You will need to upload the following documents during this process: a cover letter, resume and transcripts.

If you CANNOT or DO NOT wish to submit your application through the link above, a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and a completed employment application should be submitted electronically to: [email protected]

Please find the PDF of our employment application here: find it here (https://www.francisparker.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Parker-Employment-Application-Revised-1-22.pdf)

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2023-2024 Lower School Junior-Kindergarten Associate Teacher (Full-Time, One Year Assignment)
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