Middle and high school Science instructor

St. John of San Francisco Orthodox Academy, a small co-ed college preparatory K-12 Orthodox Christian school, has existed for 27 years by the mercy of God and thanks to the intercessions of our patron saint, St.John of Shanghai and San Francisco. We are a not-for-profit educational institution with class sizes ranging from 3-5 students and we are currently hiring qualified teachers for the upcoming school year starting onAugust 23rd.

Our mission is to provide a rigorous Classical education in a loving Orthodox Christian environment.

We have a part-time position open for Middle School/High School Science instructor. We are looking for an instructor to teach middle school Earth Science, middle school Physical Science, high school Biology 1 andBiology 2. The total number of teaching hours per week is 19 45-minute classes.

Qualifications for this teaching position

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Teaching experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to communicate with a variety of stakeholders, including children and adults with limited English

Job Functions

  • Prepare and implement engaging lessons in Earth Science, Physical Science, and Biology for middle
  • school and high school levels using the St. John’s Mathematics curricula
  • Think creatively and be resourceful in the implementation of labs and science experiments using limited
  • resources
  • Assess student achievement using a variety of assessment tools
  • Provide feedback to students about their progress in a timely, supportive manner
  • Differentiate instruction for students with a variety of modes of learning
  • Communicate progress with students and their parents/guardians

Preferred Personal Characteristics

  • Be a role model in attitude, speech and actions toward others
  • Have the spiritual maturity and leadership abilities to align with St. John’s Academy’s mission of
  • providing a rigorous Classical education in a loving Orthodox environment
  • Exemplify a dedication to the Transcendentals--Truth, Goodness, and Beauty--and demonstrate
  • additional character qualities such as servant leadership, humility, integrity, courage, enthusiasm,
  • strength, courtesy, flexibility, gratitude, and wellness qualities such as energy, grit, and perseverance
  • Meet everyday stress with emotional stability, objectivity and optimism
  • Maintain a personal appearance that is consistent with the level of the position within the organization
  • and a Christian role model of cleanliness, modesty, good taste and in agreement with Church and
  • school policies
  • Respectfully submit and be loyal to constituted authority, while appropriately questioning the status quo
  • Refuse to use or circulate confidential information inappropriately
  • Maintain appropriate professional relationships with students, parents and colleagues
  • Refrain from gossip of all natures
  • Make an effort to appreciate and understand the uniqueness of the community of St. John’s Academy


  • Dependent upon experience

Part-time teachers are not eligible for medical or dental benefits from the Academy

For any inquires and to apply, please contact Julia Paramonov, Principal at (415) 221-3484 or by e-mail jparamonov@stjohnsacademysf.org.

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St. John of San Francisco Orthodox Academy

6210 Geary Blvd., San Francisco, CA, 94121

Phone: 415-221-3484
Website: www.stjohnsacademysf.org


Posted on: July 13, 2021