Substitute Teachers (K-8th Grade)

San Francisco, CA

About Town School: Town School for Boys is a K-8 all boys' independent school located in San Francisco with approximately 400 students, of whom 46% come from self-identified families of color, and a faculty:student ratio of 1:11. Our diverse faculty and staff can be characterized by their warmth, collegiality, and dedication to our mission and values. At Town, learning is prized, love of school is essential, and boyhood is celebrated. For more information, please visit our Town Facts page, read about "Why a Boys' School," or learn about our community of belonging

Position Description:

Town School for Boys seeks Substitute Teachers for the 2023-24 school year starting in September 2023. Employment will be either on a daily basis or span a period of time. In the absence of the teacher, the substitute would manage a class, teach or co-teach with other team members, transition students from one class to another, and may include recess/lunch duty coverage.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Job Include:

  • Teaching in a grade-level homeroom including transitioning students from class to class (Lower School, grades K-4)

  • Teaching in a specialist’s classroom (P.E., Art, STEM, etc.)

  • Teaching in a departmentalized classroom (Upper School, grades 5-8) such as Math, STEM, Humanities, Literate Writer, Spanish, etc.

  • Coverage of a teacher’s assigned duties

  • Active engagement with students

  • Communicate and follow up with teachers about student behavior and any incidents

  • Intervene to assist students with conflict resolution as needed

Desired Qualifications and Skills Include:

The ideal candidate will have at least one to two years of teaching experience (in either traditional or non-traditional environments) working with elementary-age students. The candidate will have knowledge of the instruction of reading, math, science, and social studies.

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States, be able to pass a criminal background check, and provide a TB Risk Assessment Questionnaire completed by a licensed health care provider

  • Experience working with school-aged children

  • B.A. in Education or a similar field

  • Enjoys working with and has knowledge of basic needs and developmental characteristics of students K-8

Non-Discrimination Policy: Town School for Boys admits students of any race, color, religion, or national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, or national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship programs, athletic and other school-administered programs.

Town School for Boys is an equal opportunity employer. Salary and benefits are commensurate with our peer schools in the San Francisco Bay Area and with similar NAIS schools. Please see the employment section of our website for additional information. 

Salary information: Pay is $35 / hour.

To Apply:

Please submit:

  •  Cover letter addressing qualifications and interest in the position

  • A resume that includes all employment and education information