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Employment Opportunities

Mission: Drew knows and believes in teenagers. We engage each student in a process of intellectual discovery to develop an individual voice, the confidence to express it, and the empathy to understand its impact.
 
Drew School is an independent, urban high school in San Francisco enrolling 280 students in grades 9 through 12. Drew engages each student in a process of intellectual discovery to develop an individual voice, the confidence to express it, and the empathy to understand its impact.

Our school community is centered on experienced, dedicated, and passionate faculty, and engaged, committed students. Drew combines its student-centered curriculum with a focus on experiential learning, global awareness, and local community involvement.

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  • Science Department Chair and Faculty

    Position Overview
    Drew School is looking to fill a full-time Science faculty and Department Chair position for the 2019-2020 school year.

    The Department Chair is responsible for overseeing their department’s curriculum and teaching to the school’s mission. Working with the Academic Dean and the Dean of Faculty, the Department Chair will develop and articulate a clear vision for the department and manage its continual growth and self-reflection - both curricular and professional.

    This position requires someone to teach four classes and lead all departmental and curricular planning meetings. We are seeking a science educator with at least eight years teaching experience across all levels of high school. We are also looking for someone who either aspires for leadership roles, or who is currently serving as a Department Chair or other supervisory administrative role within an independent high school.

    We are in year two of a five-year curriculum review, and are looking for someone with the skill-set to lead their department in engaging with fundamental questions of what and how we teach. Our science program places a strong emphasis on inquiry-based, hands-on learning, and we value creativity and real-world application of scientific principles. We want to ensure that a new leader in our school also shares these values.

    The Drew faculty is collegial and collaborative. We are looking for someone familiar with the culture of independent schools who wants to work within a supportive and collaborative school community.

    Essential Duties and responsibilities
    • Provides mentorship and support for teachers in the department, including class observations and meetings to discuss teaching methodology and professional development opportunities
    • Works with the Dean of Faculty to mentor and evaluate new teachers
    • Works with the Academic Dean to build a curriculum that aligns with the school’s mission and fosters individual growth in every student
    • Sets departmental goals and plans meetings to improve programming
    • Leads hiring of new teachers for the department
    • Manages department budget
    • Serves as primary spokesperson for the department Is a leader who embraces the direction and mission of the school
    • Is a member of the Academic Council, meeting every two weeks
    Qualifications and Skills
    • Has management or supervisor experience of at least two years
    • Has experience in an independent school setting
    • Has experience working with students with learning differences Is self-reflective and growth-minded
    • Has the ability to collaborate with adults and students Is culturally competent and a practitioner of equity and inclusion
    • Has the ability to maintain standards of professionalism

    Duties and Responsibilities Outside of the Department
    • Lead bi-weekly Experiential Elective classes
    • Advise a student advising group
    • Lead a Drew Education for Active Lifelong Learning (DEALL) week experience

    Please submit a cover letter and résumé to jobs@drewschool.org.
  • Director of STEAM Innovation

    Position Overview
    Drew School is looking to fill a Director of STEAM Innovation position beginning in the 2019-2020 school year. We are looking for someone eager to collaborate with teachers and students on curricular development, both within Drew’s Maker Space and within classrooms, helping to make our Maker Space a central hub of innovation on campus. We also seek a Director who can inform the school’s conversations about the growth of STEAM programming during the school’s ongoing Curriculum Review and upcoming Strategic Planning, helping the school situate design, technology, and innovation at the center of Drew’s institutional priorities.

    Responsibilities
    • Develop and teach two STEAM-focused course offerings
    • Manage Maker Space and Learning Commons, working to develop integration of the spaces, and/or helping school envision renovations to existing spaces
    • Work with Director of Experiential Education to build out STEAM opportunities within Experiential Education structures
    • Develop and teach Experiential Elective blocks and DEALL programs with STEAM focus and using school’s Maker Space
    • Consult with faculty members on STEAM project opportunities for their classes, and act as visiting teacher to facilitate projects
    • Partner with Academic Dean to enhance STEAM focus within Drew’s curriculum, and particularly on the development of STEAM-focused performance tasks
    • Collaborate with Dean of Faculty to train faculty to enhance project-based learning opportunities in their classrooms and in use of the Maker Space

    Ideal Qualifications
    • Has a commitment to the mission of the school
    • Has a Bachelor’s degree minimum in the discipline
    • Has experience in an independent school setting
    • Has experience working with students with learning differences
    • Enjoys working with teenagers
    • Is self-reflective and growth-minded
    • Has the ability to collaborate with adults and students Is culturally competent and a practitioner of equity and inclusion
    • Has the ability to maintain standards of professionalism

    Please submit a cover letter and résumé to jobs@drewschool.org.
  • Biological Sciences Faculty

    Position Overview
    Drew School is looking to fill a full-time life-science position for the 2019-2020 school year. A full-time teacher is expected to teach four classes and participate in all departmental and curricular planning meetings. We are seeking an educator with teaching experience in high school biological sciences ranging from 9th grade introductory biology to advanced courses. Our science program places a strong emphasis on inquiry-based, hands-on learning, and we value creativity and real-world application of scientific principles.

    The Drew faculty is collegial and collaborative, and we look to bring in candidates who are interested in working with the Science Department on developing curriculum and with other teachers in cross-disciplinary projects. We are also looking for someone familiar with the culture of independent schools and wants a supportive school community.

    Duties and Responsibilities Outside of the Department
    • Lead Tuesday and Thursday Experiential Electives
    • Advise a student advising group
    • Lead an approved Drew Education for Active Lifelong Learning (DEALL) week experience
    • Lead or actively participate in a student club activity

    Ideal Qualifications
    • Has a commitment to the mission of the school
    • Has a Bachelor’s degree minimum in the discipline
    • Has experience in an independent school setting Has experience working with students with learning differences
    • Enjoys working with teenagers
    • Is self-reflective and growth-minded
    • Has the ability to collaborate with adults and students
    • Is culturally competent and a practitioner of equity and inclusion
    • Has the ability to maintain standards of professionalism

    Please submit a cover letter and résumé to jobs@drewschool.org.
  • Chemistry Faculty

    Position Overview
    Drew School is looking to fill a full-time Science Faculty position for the 2019-2020 school year. A full-time teacher is expected to teach four classes and participate in all departmental and curricular planning meetings. We are seeking an educator with high school teaching experience in Chemistry. Ability to teach applied Chemistry or Engineering classes strongly desired. We are also looking for someone who is familiar with the culture of independent schools and who wants a supportive school community.

    Our Science program places a strong emphasis on inquiry-based, hands-on learning, and we value creativity and real-world application of scientific principles. The Drew faculty is collegial and collaborative, and we look to bring in candidates who are interested in working with the Science Department on developing curriculum and other teachers in cross-disciplinary projects.

    Duties and Responsibilities Outside of the Department
    • Lead Tuesday and Thursday Experiential Electives
    • Advise a student advising group
    • Lead an approved Drew Education for Active Lifelong Learning (DEALL) week experience
    • Lead or actively participate in a student club activity

    Ideal Qualifications
    • Has a commitment to the mission of the school
    • Has a Bachelor’s degree minimum in the discipline
    • Has experience in an independent school setting
    • Has experience working with students with learning differences
    • Enjoys working with teenagers
    • Is self-reflective and growth-minded
    • Has the ability to collaborate with adults and students
    • Is culturally competent and a practitioner of equity and inclusion
    • Has the ability to maintain standards of professionalism

    Please submit a cover letter and résumé to jobs@drewschool.org.
Drew offers a competitive compensation package including health and retirement benefits. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourage candidates of color and candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.
Drew knows and believes in teenagers. We engage each student in a process of intellectual discovery to develop an individual voice, the confidence to express it, and the empathy to understand its impact.
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