Counselor – Galileo Academy of Science & Technology (22-23 SY) Jobs in San Francisco, CA at San Francisco Unified School District

Title: Counselor – Galileo Academy of Science & Technology (22-23 SY)

Company: San Francisco Unified School District

Location: San Francisco, CA

Who We AreThe San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is the seventh largest school district in California, serving more than 57,000 students who speak more than 44 documented languages across 132 schools in the city of San Francisco every year. We aim for every student who attends SFUSD schools to discover his or her spark, along with a strong sense of self and purpose. Our goal is that all students graduate from high school ready for college and career, equipped with the skills, capacities and dispositions outlined in SFUSD’s Graduate Profile. Every day in our quest to achieve this mission we provide each and every student the quality instruction and equitable support required to thrive in the 21st century.

What It Means To Work HereWhen you join our team at SFUSD you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused organization that approaches public education as a social justice movement, requiring broad collaboration across an array of strategic partners. In 2014, SFUSD created an inspiring statement, Vision 2025, which captures our aspirations and vision for the future of public education in San Francisco. Alongside the District’s strategic plan,Transform Learning. Transform Lives.SFUSD is reimagining how public education will change over the next decade to meet the dynamic future of San Francisco. As aCORE district, SFUSD is also a leader in critical systems change for more comprehensive school accountability and innovations that help strengthen the instructional core, which is the foundation of our strategic plan and Vision 2025.

Who We WantWe want talented people with diverse backgrounds and experiences, who are inspired by our mission steeped in equity, and who are motivated to unleash our children’s potential. We want people who are strong collaborators, skilled communicators, and problem solvers comfortable in a community of continuous learning. A school counselor provides a comprehensive counseling and guidance program, based on the ASCA National counseling standards, ensuring that academic, career, and personal/social services are offered to all students. The school counselor assumes a leadership role in the development of an appropriate program of guidance for the school site. A school counselor works in collaboration with school staff, administrators, parents and community members to be an advocate for students in order to maximize student potential and academic achievement, so that students may be healthy and productive members of society.

Minimum QualificationsSFUSD requires all counselors to hold a valid California Pupil Services Credential in School Counseling and a Masters Degree in School Counseling.

What We OfferDesired QualificationsSFUSD is committed to attracting and retaining the best educators in the nation. Benefits of teaching in San Francisco include:

Competitive salaries determined by experience, education level, and credentials

Comprehensive medical, vision, and dental insurance for teachers and their eligible dependents

City and state programs for housing assistance:

Teacher Next Door Program: https://sfmohcd.org/teacher-next-door

MyHome Assistance Program: https://www.calhfa.ca.gov/homebuyer/programs/myhome.htm

Additional salary stipend of $5000 for National Board Certified teachers

Additional salary stipend of $2000 for credentialed teachers teaching in high potential schools and a $1000 stipend for teachers teaching hard to fill subject areas

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