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Elementary Floater Teacher

Category: Elementary Education
School: Stratford School
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Date Opened: Aug 21, 2023
Job ID: 2900

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The Elementary Floater Teacher will be responsible for assisting the classroom teachers in the general supervision and management of a classroom of children, or provide assistance to the campus as required. Floaters play a critical role within Stratford School. Any time a vacancy in the classroom occurs, the floater position may be required to fill these job duties. The floater teacher will work under direct supervision of the assigned campus principal.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the classroom and/or office as needed.
  • Special duties as assigned by the supervising principal.
  • Responsible for supervising, and implementing the curriculum in accordance with Stratford School policies and procedures.
  • Being responsible for the appearance and d├ęcor of the classroom environment. This will include sharing the joint housekeeping responsibilities of the staff.
  • Attend staff meetings and in-house training programs as required.
  • Participation in all school events as needed, including but not limited to; Parent/Student Orientation, Winter Programs, Spring Open House, Fall Open House, Student Back-to-School Night, Parent Workshops, Stratford School's Annual Family Event, and Parent Conferences.
  • Maintain close communication with the principal regarding student issues
  • Establish a non-punitive method of classroom discipline, seeking positive rather than negative methods to correct student behavior.
  • Display energy and enthusiasm, maintaining evident interest in the job.
  • Contribute and share ideas freely with other staff members.
  • Use appropriate language in and out of the classroom.
  • Appropriately dressed, well groomed, and neat.
  • Maintain professional attitude and loyalty to the school at all times.
  • Maintain a friendly and positive attitude toward parents, students, and administration.
  • Cooperate in the maintenance of interpersonal relationships, refrain from complaining and gossiping.
  • Alert to the needs of others, students, and co-workers.
  • Punctual and reliable. Absence from work is limited only to emergencies and illness.
  • Perform daily tasks and responsibilities with integrity, making effective use of time schedules and not requiring constant reminders to complete tasks.
  • Treat all children with dignity and respect.
  • Demonstrate patience and self-control in dealing with students and staff.


Strong customer service skills, both external and internal
Builds interpersonal relationships
Alert to the needs of others, students, and co-workers
Punctual and reliable
Excellent oral and written communication skills


An official transcript from the approved university/college must verify the coursework.
The teacher shall also have a BA or BS degree from an accredited or approved college or university.
A transcript and/or copy of the degree from the approved university/college must verify the coursework.
Prior work experience in an elementary classroom setting preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Position requires a high level of energy with the ability to move from a sitting to standing position frequently. Must be able to bend, stoop, and perform extensive walking. B

Other details

  • Job Function: Elementary Education
  • Pay Type: Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate: $58,000.00
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