The Bay School of San Francisco

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Together our open-minded, collaborative faculty members shape our close-knit community and democratic learning environment. Over 80 percent of our teachers hold advanced degrees. They value individual learning styles and demonstrate variety, adaptability, and innovation in their teaching and assessment methods. In pursuit of fulfilling the school’s mission, they help students explore issues of ethics and spirituality and discuss complex questions surrounding science, technology, culture and religion in the contemporary world.
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Ideal faculty candidates have experience
  • in a progressive, constructivist and student-centered classroom;
  • working effectively with a range of students;
  • thinking broadly and innovatively about curriculum and pedagogy;
  • weaving mindfulness and ethical/spiritual considerations into the curriculum and classroom.
They also
  • find resonance with the school’s mission and philosophy;
  • demonstrate variety and adaptability in teaching and assessment methods;
  • value individual learning styles;
  • bring a diversity of teaching and life experience;
  • value collegial collaboration as a means to improve the curriculum and student experience as well as their own craft;
  • dedicate themselves to anti-bias and equity work;
  • commit to pedagogy development, innovation, professional growth, and reinvention;
  • demonstrate a passion for subject matter as well as for teaching and learning;
  • enjoy working with high school learners.