Urban School of San Francisco, an independent high school with 420 students located in the heart of the historic Haight Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco, is seeking a Dean of Faculty for the 2021-2022 school year. Urban is known for its innovative and progressive curriculum; deep commitment to equity and inclusion; service learning; the joyous engagement of its students and faculty; and an enviable reputation as one of the city’s strongest schools. For more information see www.urbanschool.org.
The Dean of Faculty mentors and supports teachers; partners with the Academic Dean and Department Chairs to support innovative pedagogy and curriculum; fosters exemplary teaching consonant with Urban’s critical priorities and core values; and manages the recruitment, hiring, evaluation, and professional development of the faculty. This position reports to the Head of School, is a member of the administrative team, and works closely with other administrators in the overall leadership and management of the school.
Successful candidates will have a proven record as an exceptional classroom teacher and model of professional responsibility; a devotion to the art and craft of teaching; and a deep commitment to furthering and deepening equity and inclusion as a defining core value among, and in support of, faculty, both within and beyond the classroom. They will also have proven organizational and administrative skills, supervisory experience in an educational setting, and the energy, contagious enthusiasm, emotional intelligence and gravitas to recruit, support and lead a dynamic, talented faculty.
Urban is an equal opportunity employer with an institutional commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice. We actively encourage applications from candidates of color and others historically underrepresented at independent schools.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to jobs [at] urbanschool [dot] org.
Additional Salary Information: A comprehensive benefits package is provided, which includes medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance and the TIAA retirement program.