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The French American International School and International High School is a PK-12 independent school in San Francisco.  Founded in 1962, the school has grown from a small French bilingual academy to a multicultural, multilingual educational institution with over 1,100 students across an urban campus in the heart of the City. Guided by the principles of academic rigor and diversity, the French American International School offers programs of study in French and English to prepare its graduates for a world in which the ability to think critically and to communicate across cultures is of paramount importance. Our international community brings together people from many backgrounds. Together we strive to create a shared culture that develops compassionate, confident and principled people who will make the world better. We base our community on these values: Respect, Integrity, Inclusion, Collaboration, Curiosity. 

Associate Director of Annual Giving

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Director of Advancement, the Associate Director is a high-profile position that offers an opportunity for close, collaborative work and problem-solving with a small team of dedicated and dynamic development professionals. The position centers around annual giving: Annual Fund, Auction, volunteer management, problem-solving, and donor stewardship comprise key responsibilities. Additionally, the position encompasses close involvement with all work undertaken by the Advancement team, including events, parent relations, alumni relations, communications, and major giving planning and execution. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with current annual giving plan for FY 2017/2018 and develop a detailed and strategic operational plan for the annual giving programs for inclusion in the overall Advancement plan
  • Maintain the Annual Fund calendar for all annual fund solicitations by targeted constituency
  • Implement best practices and innovative tactics to improve annual giving among parents, alumni and other supporters
  • Solicit and secure gifts from individuals at leadership levels
  • Create Annual Fund guides and training material for volunteers
  • With Annual Fund Chairs, work with Annual Fund Volunteers to increase parent and alumni participation and size of gifts
  • With Auction Chairs, set fundraising goals for the annual gala
  • Work with Auction Chairs, and volunteers to secure gifts and items for the auction
  • Coordinate with the Director of Advancement to set the overall advancement goals
  • Actively manage a portfolio of leadership level Annual Fund donors
  • Train and educate parent and alumni volunteers on the Annual Fund Committee
  • Monitor and report on annual giving progress and provide evaluation and analysis of current solicitations, pipeline cultivation and stewardship in association with annual giving
  • Work with the communication team to create annual giving documents and collateral
  • Coordinate pledge fulfillment and gift acknowledgments with the advancement team
  • Additional responsibilities as required

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 3-4 years of professional work experience required, development/fundraising experience preferred
  • Experience with  Raiser’s Edge preferred, database management software required
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Available for occasional travel, night and weekend events
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, flexible, team environment
  • Long-range strategic thinking skills
  • Optimistic attitude, positive spirit and professional demeanor
  • Discretion while working with confidential and sensitive information
  • Proficiency with Excel and other Microsoft applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), and basic office equipment

Please send your cover letter and resume to advancement@frenchamericansf.org

Advancement Associate - Database Manager

Position Overview:  

The Advancement Associate -Database Manager role is a full-time, 12-month position with benefits. Reporting to the Director of Advancement, the Advancement Associate role offers an opportunity for close, collaborative work and problem-solving with a small team of dedicated and dynamic development professionals. The position centers around constituent data: research, prospecting, gift processing, problem-solving, and donor stewardship comprise key responsibilities. Additionally, the position encompasses close involvement with all work undertaken by the Advancement team, including events, parent relations, alumni relations, communications, and Annual Fund planning and execution.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain Advancement Database – Work in Raiser’s Edge database to maintain system and ensure that all donor records are up to date
  • Gift processing – Process all school gifts in the advancement database system in a timely manner
  • Gift reporting – Generate reports as needed for the advancement office, finance office, board of trustees and leadership team
  • Donor Stewardship and recognition – Process thank you and acknowledgments for donors
  • Prospect research – Identify, qualify and research potential major and annual fund donors
  • Maintain a small portfolio of annual fund donors and work to cultivate their annual giving through traditional fundraising moves management
  • Special Events – Provide planning, administrative, logistical and day of support for school events throughout the year
  • Parent Relations – Work with the Parents’ Association as needed throughout the year
  • Alumni Relations – Assist with alumni identification, research, and stewardship
  • Annual Fund – Work with the head of the Annual Fund as needed throughout the year
  • Additional responsibilities as required 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 2-3 years of professional work experience required, development/fundraising experience preferred
  • Experience with  Raiser’s Edge preferred, database management software required
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Available for occasional night and weekend events
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, flexible, team environment
  • Long-range strategic thinking skills
  • Optimistic attitude, positive spirit and professional demeanor
  • Discretion while working with confidential and sensitive information
  • Proficiency with Excel and other Microsoft applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), and basic office equipment

Please send your cover letter and resume to advancement@frenchamericansf.org

Librarian / Library Media Specialist (1 year contract)

Position Overview: 

As a leader and an excellent communicator the school librarian creates an environment that is inviting, safe, and conducive to active and participatory learning, resource-based instructional practices, and collaboration with teaching staff.

Key Responsibilities:

Instructional Partner

  • Participating in the curriculum development process to ensure that the curriculum include the full range of literacy skills (information, media, visual, digital, and technological literacy) necessary to meet content standards and to develop lifelong learners
  • Collaborating with teachers and students to design and teach engaging inquiry and learning experiences and assessments that incorporate multiple literacies and foster critical thinking
  • Joining with teachers and others to plan and implement meaningful experiences that will promote a love of reading and lifelong learning
  • Providing and planning professional development opportunities within the school
  • Perform an integral role in promoting the effective use of educational technologies in the school by working closely with the school's technology coordinator

Information Specialist

  • Developing and maintaining a wealth of resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, and the teaching styles and instructional strategies used within the school community (e.g. online databases; eBooks; audiobooks; online catalogs; creativity and research tools; and professionally vetted websites)
  • Cooperating and networking with other libraries, librarians, and agencies to provide access to resources outside the school
  • Connect the school with the global learning community
  • Understanding copyright, fair use, and licensing of intellectual property, and assisting users with their understanding and observance of the same
  • Organizing the collection for maximum and effective use

Teacher

  • Reading for understanding, exposure to diversity of viewpoints and genres, and for pleasure
  • Embracing the world of information and all its formats
  • Working with peers in successful collaboration for learning
  • Help students develop important information literacy and digital citizenship skills

Program Administrator

  • Aligning with school strategic plans and manage the continuous improvement of the library program
  • Collecting and analyzing data to demonstrate correlations between the SLP and student achievement
  • Remaining current in professional practices and developments, information technologies, and educational research applicable to school library programs
  • Maintaining frequent and timely communication to stakeholders through the school and library website, parent newsletter, email, and other formats.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum B.S. or B.A. in Education including library science/media hours to meet State Certification standards or equivalent experience
  • A master’s degree in library and information studies is preferred
  • A highly qualified candidate will also hold appropriate state certification as a school librarian and have completed a teacher preparation program and/or educational degree

Please send cover letter and resume to Dina Ghobashy at dinag@frenchamericansf.org.

Lower School Learning Specialist

Position Overview:

The Learning Specialist supports students encountering academic difficulties by working with students, teachers and families to devise and coordinate plans for accommodations, strategies and remediation using school and outside resources.

The Learning Specialist collaborates closely with the Student Support Services Department, classroom teachers, the counselor, the administrators and the parents. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Consult with teachers and parents to: interpret and report screenings/evaluation results, make recommendations for further outside evaluation or support, ensure adhesion to mandated accommodations, recommend additional strategies for the classroom or at home, and provide specific referrals, as needed; possible coordination and facilitation of Student Support meetings
  • Support teaching staff by offering resources, assistance, advice, and training to enable Faculty to better meet the needs of all learners
  • Work with students with academic difficulties on remediation and/or educational therapy
  • Work with students especially in study skills, organization, self-advocacy and writing
  • Administer initial psycho-educational screening of students referred by teachers or parents for academic concerns
  • Liaison between parents and outside support services
  • Manage all accommodation needs for standardized tests, notably ERBs and SSATs
  • Manage all accommodation needs for assessments
  • Advise Admissions department with applications of students with special academic needs.
  • Create, maintain and promote use of library of resources for student support, teachers’ professional development, parent education, including local events
  • Participate in departmental meetings, projects and initiatives

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree or Certificate required
  • Training and experience as a Learning Specialist or Educational Therapist
  • Experience working as a Learning Specialist in a school or in private practice
  • Experience with administering and interpreting screening/testing instruments
  • Knowledge of appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic support available (ideally, familiarity with resources in the San Francisco area)
  • Knowledge of laws concerning learning disabilities/differences
  • Ability to utilize computer technology 

Special Skills Required:

Ability to work in a team
Ability to work in and appreciate a diverse and dynamic environment
Excellent communication skills
Knowledge of French a plus
Ability to promote the French American International School philosophy and objectives

Please send cover letter and resumes to Marie-Pierre Carlotti, Lower School Principal at marie-pierrec@frenchamericansf.org

After School Program Monitors (Part-Time)

French American International School currently has two positions available for after school program monitors at both of our campuses – Page Street (Early Childhood Education Center) and Oak Street (1st – 8th grade). 

PAGE ST. CAMPUS POSITION 

Position Overview:

The monitor will supervise the exit door at dismissal and the children throughout the campus at our Early Childhood Center in lower Haight.

Qualifications:

  • Enthusiastic, fast learner, pro-active
  • Willing to work in a fast paced work environment
  • Experience working with children ages 3-6 years old preferred
  • Must have early childhood education units or willing to enroll.                                    

Hours:

The monitor will be Monday-Thursday from 3:15pm to 5:30pm and Friday from 2:15pm to 5:30pm. Additional hours available.

We offer $20/hr and a dynamic work environment. Background check is required including live scan and TB clearance.

Please send resume to Yseult Carlucci at yseultc@frenchamericansf.org

OAK ST. CAMPUS

The French American International School is looking for a person to work with our After School Program/Lunch team starting August 15. The ideal candidate will be adapt at working in a fast paced outdoor work environment, be enthusiastic, proactive and have experience working and developing age appropriate activities with children ages 6-12. Fluency in French is a plus.

The position available is for approximately 20 hours per week. We offer competitive pay rates ($20), a dynamic work environment.

Hours available: Lunch: 11:30-12:30, After School Program: 3:00-5:30 and possibility of additional recess shifts

Background checks including live scan and TB test will be required.

Please send resume and cover letter to Andrew Cohen at andrewc@frenchamericaninternational.org

School Supervisor (Part-Time)

Position Overview:

French American International School is looking for a monitor to supervise the exit door at dismissal and to supervise children throughout the campus at our Early Childhood Center in lower Haight. 

Qualifications:

Enthusiastic, fast learner, pro-active and willing to work in a fast paced work environment. Experience working with children ages 3-6 years old preferred. Must have early childhood education units or willing to enroll.                                     

Hours:

The hours are Monday-Thursday from 3:15pm to 5:30pm and Friday from 2:15pm to 5:30pm. Additional hours available.

We offer $20/hr and a dynamic work environment. Background check is required including live scan and TB clearance.

Please send resume to Yseult Carlucci at yseultc@frenchamericansf.org.

 

Substitute Teachers (English speaking)

The French American International School has openings for English-speaking substitute teachers in grades PK-5. 

Qualifications:  Previous experience working with elementary aged children in a classroom setting (desired); interest in pursuing education goals (preferred); excellent English language skills; ability to understand French is a plus.

This is an hourly position and benefits are not included.

Send resume and CV to: ellenb@frenchamericansf.org

High School and Middle School Coaches

Seeking positive, passionate and knowledgeable coaches for the following positions for the 2017-2018 academic year:

Fall:
- Middle and High School Soccer Coaches (boys)
- Middle School Girls Volleyball Coach

Winter:

- Middle School Girls and Boys Basketball

Spring:
- High School Assistant Swimming Coach
- High School Assistant Badminton Coach
- Middle School Baseball Coaches
- Middle School Girls Soccer 

 

All head coaches and assistant coaches report directly to the Athletic Director and have the primary responsibility for administering all levels of their sport. The successful candidate will be required to follow the procedures of the high school's athletic program, as well as those of the International and California Interscholastic Federation.

The ideal candidates will have experience coaching at the high school, college or club level and should have experience working, playing or coaching in a value-based athletic program. Select candidates will go through an interview process and full background check.

To apply, please submit a current resume, including three references, and a cover letter to athletics@internationalsf.org. The positions will remain open until the qualified candidates are hired.

The International Athletic Department operates within the pk-12 independent school setting, working with over 600 students enrolled in grades 5-12. In keeping with the Mission of the School, the Jaguar Athletic experience is a journey, which will be a source of growth, pride and enthusiasm for all members of our community. From the novice to the college-bound athlete, student-athletes have the opportunity to participate in competitive team and individual sports, developing healthy practices of mind, body and character for themselves, their teams and their school.

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.





International High School

150 Oak Street

San Francisco, CA 94102-5912

Phone: 415.558.2000

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An independent Pre-K through 12th grade co-educational day school in the heart of San Francisco. The school delivers a rigorous bilingual (French/English) immersion program through middle school, culminating in either French Baccalaureate or International Baccalaureate program in its International High School.

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