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The French American International School is a PK-12 independent school in San Francisco.  Founded in 1962, the school is 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.

Directeur/Directrice de la Maternelle—Early Childhood Center Principal

Position Overview:

French American is seeking a Principal for its Early Childhood Education Center. In this role, the dynamic person will be able to support the Mission and Values of the school and carry out, in good faith, the policies and programs as directed by the Head of School, and to oversee and supervise all operations of the Section, with full responsibility. Additionally, this role requires a deep passion for a multicultural, multilingual environment where they can think, operate and effectively communicate cross culturally with our students, faculty, staff and families.

Key Responsibilities:

To exercise responsibility together with the Head of School for the following:

  • Development, implementation and critical review of educational policy, bilingual programs, curriculum content and performance by the faculty and students at School;
  • Execution and oversight of the school’s strategic plan goals and accreditation recommendations, including those relating to curriculum scope and sequence in collaboration with Director of Teaching and Learning and French curriculum coordinator;
  • Supervision, development and recruitment of section faculty, including collaborating with the Principal of the Lower School and Head on hiring, support, and professional development, assignment to particular duties, review and dismissal as appropriate;
  • Supervision, development and recruitment of section administrative and support staff, including hiring, assignment to particular duties, review and dismissal as appropriate; 
  • Working with the Dean of Admission to ensure the recruitment and enrollment of an adequate and qualified student body, with specific attention to the recruitment and retention of French and francophone families;
  • Liaison with the the CFO and the National Center of International Schools Board and Staff, as needed;
  • Development and administration of the Section operating and capital budget and the maintenance of Section programs within reasonable budgetary limits established by the Head and the Chief Financial Officer;
  • Collaborate with members of Leadership Team to support the School’s strategic plan, programs and initiatives, including fundraising and parent engagement programs; 
  • Fostering effective relationships with parents/guardians, through orientation, education, and cultivation activities as well as individual support; and working in partnership with the Parents Association
  • Compliance (documentation, training, etc.) with Licensing requirements (Teacher-children ratio, faculty qualification, security and safety requirements, adequate documentation)
  • Collaboration with Lower School Principal to ensure vertical alignment between cycle 1 and cycle 2  and to facilitate student and family transition between both campuses

Qualifications / Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field (Master’s preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience in education and related management experience
  • Experience in  International or Independent School education and in French Education/Education Nationale
  • Proficiency in English and French language, including oral and written skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with School community - students, staff, parents 

If interested, please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@frenchamericansf.org.

High School Humanities/Psychology Teacher (Seasonal – January 29 to February 26, 2018)

Position Overview:

French American International School is seeking an experienced seasonal humanities/psychology teacher to teach in our High School from January 29-February 26, 2018. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Teach IB Psychology in grade 12
  • Teach Theory of Knowledge (TOK) in grades 11 and 12
  • Teach US History in grade 9

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years teaching experience
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Eligible to work in the U.S.

Please submit cover letter and resume to High School Principal, Joel Cohen: joelc@frenchamericansf.org.

High School Music Teacher

Position Overview:

French American International School is recruiting a Music teacher for the 2018 -2019 Academic year to teach in our High School.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Teach music grade 9 – 12, including IB Music
  • Manage student groups and organize concerts
  • Work with the theater department to produce the yearly musical and other productions

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years teaching experience
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Eligible to work in the U.S.

Please submit cover letter and resume to High School Principal, Joel Cohen: joelc@frenchamericansf.org

 

High School Mathematics Teacher

Position Overview:

French American International School is recruiting a Mathematics teacher for the 2018 -2019 Academic year to teach in our High School.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Teach mathematics grade 9 – 12, including IB Math
  • Prepare students for SATs

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years teaching experience
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Eligible to work in the U.S.

Please submit cover letter and resume to High School Principal, Joel Cohen: joelc@frenchamericansf.org.

High School Physics and Design Tech Teacher

Position Overview:

French American International School is recruiting a Physics and Design Technology teacher for the 2018 -2019 Academic year to teach in our High School.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Teach Physics grades 9 – 12, including Higher Level IB Physics
  • Teach the physics component of IB Design Technology which requires fundamentals of engineering. 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years teaching experience
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Eligible to work in the U.S.

Please submit cover letter and resume to High School Principal, Joel Cohen: joelc@frenchamericansf.org.

High School Learning Specialist

Position Overview:

French American International School is recruiting a High School Learning Specialist for the 2018 -2019 Academic year. The Learning Specialist supports students encountering academic difficulties by working with the students, teachers and families to devise and coordinate plans for accommodations, strategies and remediation using school and outside resources.

Key Responsibilities – including but not limited to: 

  • Consult with teachers and parents to: interpret and report screenings/evaluation results, make recommendations for further outside evaluation or support.
  • Work with students with academic difficulties on remediation and/or educational therapy, especially in study skills, organization, self-advocacy and writing
  • Manage all accommodation needs for standardized testing and for internal semester and end of year exams
  • Provide training and tools for teachers to help them work with students with learning differences

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years working as a Learning Specialist in a school or in private practice
  • Master’s degree (preferred). Relevant degree or certificate  required
  • Experience with administering and interpreting screening/testing instruments
  • Knowledge of laws concerning learning disabilities/differences
  • Ability to utilize computer technology

Please submit cover letter and resume to High School Principal, Joel Cohen: joelc@frenchamericansf.org.

Professeur des Ecoles

Position Overview:

French American International School is recruiting for an experienced Professeur des Ecoles to teach at the primary school level during the 2018 – 2019 academic year.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Teach in the primary school in a bilingual setting

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience
  • Professeur des Ecoles diploma, Master FLE, or similar diploma
  • Good command of English

Please submit cover letter, detailed resume and all relevant information to Lower School Principal, Marie-Pierre Carlotti: marie-pierrec@frenchamericansf.org

Substitute Teachers (French speaking)

L'Ecole primaire du Lycée International Franco-Américain de San Francisco recrute pour l'année scolaire 2017-2018 : Professeur(e)s remplaçant(e)s

Nécessité d'avoir en sa possession un permis de travail.

Le Lycée International Franco-Américain de San Francisco, établissement scolaire privé à but non lucratif, accueille des élèves de la maternelle à la terminale. Il offre un enseignement bilingue, conforme aux programmes de l'Education Nationale.

Les candidatures (lettre de motivation, CV complet) seront adressées par courriel à Frank Gendre, frankg@frenchamericansf.org

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

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

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 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@frenchamericansf.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.

 

High School and Middle School Coaches

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

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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