Mission Prep, Middle School Science Teacher 2022-23 (San Francisco, CA)

San Francisco, CA, United States


Date published: 13-May-2022

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Middle School Teacher


The Mission Preparatory School, a TK-8, college-preparatory, tuition-free, public charter school in San Francisco’s Mission District, is accepting applications for the role of middle school teacher for the 2022-23 school year.


Mission Preparatory School (Mission Prep) is a single-site public charter school located in the Mission District of San Francisco that serves nearly 500 students in grades TK-8, centered on a core belief that all children can achieve at the highest levels regardless of background or circumstance. The school is designed to enable students to become self-motivated, competent, and lifelong learners armed with the knowledge, skills, and strength of character needed to succeed in college and become leaders in their communities. Mission Prep is designed specifically to address the learning needs of an underserved student population. Through an intensive focus on literacy and the implementation of strategic academic support structures, the school ensures mastery of essential skills and content knowledge, accelerates student achievement, supports student acceptance to top high schools, and lays the foundation for every child to excel in and graduate from college. 


In its first decade, Mission Prep has established itself as one of the leading single-site charter schools in the region and the country. With results that regularly surpass the most well-funded charter networks, Mission Prep has received recognition for being within the top public schools in the Bay Area. Mission Prep seeks teacher leaders and administrators who embody our PREP values of being prepared, respectful, engaged, and persevering. If you are a committed, kind, and hard working leader who wants to make a difference in the lives of our students in the Mission District of San Francisco, we encourage you to consider a position with our passionate and innovative team.  We strongly encourage people of color and bilingual people to apply.  For more information, please visit www.missionpreparatory.org


Responsibilities & Mindsets 




  • Uphold the mission and vision of Mission Prep

  • Create and implement rigorous, standards-aligned, objective-driven instructional plans and assessments

  • Maintain student performance data in school tracking systems

  • Analyze and use data to inform and adjust instruction

  • Provide individualized, differentiated support to ensure all students reach mastery

  • Teach and foster school-wide systems, routines, and expectations

  • Implement classroom and school-wide family communication systems

  • Participate actively in professional development and professional learning communities

  • Use feedback and observations to improve performance

  • Complete administrative and operational duties in accordance with school needs and deadlines

  • Coordinate and participate in school-wide events, including community meetings, field trips, and other activities

  • You think strategically, always Prepared and present

  • You build systems, knowing that structures aid accountability and foster greater learning.

  • You believe in Persevering and know its potential for enhancing learning & fostering new learning.

  • You are excited by collaboration and know that the best outcomes come from a group of people, not just the mind of one.

  • You have a heart for our Prepsters and your approach is grounded in diversity, equity and inclusion.

  • You are actively Engaged in deconstructing systems of oppression and committed to always keep learning.

  • You have high regards and Respect for the work. Your students and colleagues love to learn from you.

  • You are committed and know that providing high quality, culturally and rigorous instruction is a pathway to equity and liberation for our students.





  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Appropriate CA teaching credential or verified enrollment in teacher credentialing program

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Strong organizational capacity

  • Experience analyzing and using data to inform practice

  • Openness to feedback and commitment to developing continually as a professional educator

  • Accountability for student achievement outcomes

  • CLAD/BCLAD certification 

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) 

  • Urban teaching experience 


Start Date:

Late July 2022

Time Commitment:

This position is 1.0 FTE (full-time exempt) and follows an 11-month work year with significant student-free days for professional learning and collaboration with colleagues and interaction with families through nightly events, overnight field trips, and weekend activities. All instructional staff will report in late July (exact calendar TBD).

Salary and Compensation:

Salary scales are based on years of experience and expertise. Scales are competitive with other charter school organizations and local districts. 

How to Apply: 

People of color and/or bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

If you are interested in applying for a  position at Mission Prep, please submit the following application materials to jobs@missionpreparatory.org.


Cover letter.  

In addition to telling us about your experience, please address the following questions in your letter:

How does race & equity inform your work? Why? 

What interests you most about a role at Mission Prep? 

Professional references: Please submit a separate document with three names, as well as their email address, and phone number. 

Mission Preparatory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

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