Summer School Enrichment Teacher

The Bishop's School
San Diego, CA United States

About The Bishop’s School 

Founded in 1909 and affiliated with the Episcopal Church, The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory day school for 800 students in grades six through twelve located on a historic campus in the heart of La Jolla, just 10 miles north of downtown San Diego. With a student-teacher ratio of approximately 9 to 1, Bishop’s is known for academic, artistic, and athletic excellence while celebrating character development, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. Last year’s applicant pool drew from 72 zip codes and 168 middle and high schools throughout San Diego County and beyond. Fifty-one percent of the student population self-identify as students of color. Additionally, over $4 million in need-based grants is awarded annually.

What is Essential about Being a Teacher at Our School

The Bishop’s School seeks engaging, collaborative, dynamic, and learner-centered teachers. We seek candidates who hold high expectations for students, design learning experiences that prioritize adolescent well-being and belonging, are enthusiastic about working on teams, and are eager to pursue growth in their teaching practice.

Summary Description

The Enrichment Teacher is responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, and presentation of classroom instruction and related activities. Enrichment classes are engaging and interactive academic classes for elementary (4-5th) and middle school-aged (6-8th) students. These classes are hands-on and fun opportunities to explore student interest. Interested teachers should view our website to view classes that have been offered in the past to get a sense of the program. Teachers are responsible for development of course materials and get approval from the Director regarding course subject material. We are looking for content that will expand enrichment class offerings and opportunities in a variety of disciplines.

The Bishop’s Summer program runs from June 3 to July 12 and enrichment sessions span from June 17-July 12 (Session A from June 17-June 28 and Session B from July 1-12). Candidates must be available for the duration of one or both sessions pending class offering.

Compensation Based on Experience: $30-70/hour

Essential Functions and Specific Duties

  • Effectively coordinate, plan, organize and instruct classes at levels assigned.
  • Knowledge of curriculum design and implementation.
  • Flexible with teaching different age groups and differentiation of instruction.
  • An unequivocal passion for working with adolescents
  • Commitment to exemplary attendance without absenteeism.
  • Strong advocate of the School’s mission and school values of integrity, compassion, inclusion, intellect, excellence and justice.
  • Maintain accurate records including attendance records.
  • Provide all necessary communications and information to the Department Chair and/or Division Head regarding class syllabi and course materials.
  • Be present on campus on scheduled School at least 10 minutes prior to first class or meeting until the end of the academic day, and hold assigned classes as scheduled.
  • Complete class preparation, assessment design and grading in a timely and efficient manner if applicable.
  • Adhere to professional standards when communicating with parents and students regarding academic progress of students.
  • Provide extra assistance to students as needed to facilitate and maximize learning opportunities.
  • Keep students informed and updated in a timely manner concerning course content, requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements.
  • Maintain accurate and complete scholastic records, including attendance records.
  • Be present on campus on scheduled School at least 10 minutes prior to first class or meeting until the end of the academic day, and hold assigned classes as scheduled.
  • Utilize available School online resources, including but not limited to, updating the faculty and class web pages and online student information system.
  • Stay abreast of current trends and new approaches to instruction via professional development activities and incorporate instructional technologies in instructional delivery.
  • Demonstrate a genuine concern for each student through personal conferences and the full use of the faculty advisement system.
  • Assist in recruitment and retention of students.
  • Strive for the qualities delineated in the criteria for faculty evaluation used by the School;
  • Submit required reports to the appropriate School personnel and comply with all School policies and procedures.

An Ideal Candidate Will Have

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • High level of expertise in the subject(s) taught.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience as a teacher or in a similar role.
  • CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Core Competencies

  • Uphold the School’s Core Values.
  • Demonstrate professionalism, tack and an unwavering positive attitude.
  • Stay up to date on industry standards, trends, developments and legal updates.
  • Make timely and ethical decisions both systematically and under pressure.
  • Comply with School’s reporting policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a clean, safe and organized work area.

Role Specific Competencies

  • Positive Attitude
  • Communication Skills
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking
  • Dependability
  • Adaptability and Flexibility

Application Deadline

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

Please do not email or call the school directly.

EEO
The Bishop’s School is an equal opportunity employer. We are a diverse community of professionals that broadly reflects the people of the San Diego area and the United States at large. We aim to align our hiring process with our mission and institutional goals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion or religious practices, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, ability status, military status, unemployment status or any other category protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. The Bishop’s School takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance all qualified candidates.

Contact Information

hr@bishops.com

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