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San Francisco Friends School educates students in the tradition of Quaker learning. By example and commitment, we hope to inspire all connected with our school to work together toward a peaceful and caring society.

The foundations of our mission are:

  • Academic excellence
  • Quaker values of simplicity, integrity, mutual respect, service to others, and peaceful problem-solving
  • Community life, bringing together a diverse group of children, families, faculty, and staff through a sense of belonging
  • Attention to the emotional and spiritual growth of the individual
  • Social responsibility

Current Job Listings


4th Grade Lead Teacher


We have two sections of each grade in the Lower School, which includes grades K–4. In 4th Grade, both lead teachers in each section have a full-time assistant teacher, and work in close collaboration as a cohesive grade-level team. Lower School students have specialist classes in Music, Art, Drama, Dance, PE, Spanish, and Library, as well as a schedule that allows for robust interdisciplinary work. We welcome teachers who are eager to collaborate with one another on projects and weave the disciplines together in order to deepen understanding and apply learning. 

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Middle School Humanities Teacher


The San Francisco Friends School seeks an experienced middle school humanities teacher for the 2021–2022 school year. The ideal candidate will resonate with the Friends school mission, which provides an exemplary education in a community dedicated to problem-solving, service to others, simplicity, social justice, and quiet reflection. Our Quaker mission also compels us to create a diverse and inclusive community; we seek a person who will thrive and contribute to such a community, both within and beyond the walls of the school. Teachers are engaged in regular collaboration, curriculum development, and pedagogical reflection. Candidates should have a strong understanding of historical and literary background and be invested in collaborating with colleagues and working closely with students. Experience as an instructional leader or curriculum designer are also critical for the next instructor.

To read more about the responsibilities and possibilities of this role and for information on how to apply, please click here.


Lower School Teaching Assistant


Teaching Assistants are important members of the SFFS teaching team. We seek teachers compelled by the Friends school mission, which includes an exemplary education supported by a community dedicated to peaceful problem solving, service to others, simplicity, respect for the individual, and silent reflection. 

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Middle School Teaching Assistant


Teaching assistants are important members of the SFFS teaching team. We seek teachers compelled by the Friends school mission, which includes an exemplary education supported by a community dedicated to peaceful problem solving, service to others, simplicity, respect for the individual, and silent reflection. Our Middle School has four sections at each school grade level, 5–8. Middle School assistants support lead teachers across their respective grade.

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Systems Support Administrator


San Francisco Friends School (SFFS), seeks a 12 month, full time, non-exempt Systems Support Administrator. This associate level technology position reports to the Director of Educational Technology and is responsible for installing, configuring, troubleshooting, distributing and maintaining Apple iOS and OS X and Microsoft Windows devices, computers, peripherals and AV equipment. Additionally, this person is expected to take a lead in researching and implementing solutions to the school’s technical needs and challenges along with providing hands-on management of client systems and classroom AV.

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Director of Development


SFFS seeks a collaborative and enthusiastic Director of Development to lead the school’s fundraising program and play a key role in building community and helping to fortify ties between the school’s various constituencies. The SFFS Director of Development is responsible for strategic fundraising planning and developing, implementing and coordinating funding strategies for annual and capital campaigns. The Director works closely with the Head of School, senior leadership team, Board of Trustees and Parents Association to establish funding strategies, goals and objectives in accomplishment of its advancement goals.

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Lower School Spanish Teacher 


San Francisco Friends School, seeks an inspiring Spanish teacher to begin the 2021-22 school year with us. We seek a professional educator who develops students to be competent language and culture learners, and introduces them to the beauty of language learning.  Responsibilities include close teamwork for curriculum development, committee involvement, and student assessment. The teacher will be responsible for planning and delivering lessons for all sections in each grade K-4th. Supporting the growth and innovation of the program, including supporting the differentiation of  instruction in  language learning for both bilingual students and emerging spanish students, will be central to the role.

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Middle & Lower School Substitute Teachers


As we return to in-person teaching and learning at SFFS, Substitute Teachers will be important members of the SFFS teaching team. Substitute Teachers will be key in helping maintain safe, consistent, and productive learning experiences and environments for all.  While the teaching commitments likely will change daily, the role will be on campus four days per week—Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday—for the full school day (8:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.). We seek experienced educators compelled by the Friends School mission, which includes an exemplary education supported by a community dedicated to peaceful problem solving, service to others, simplicity, respect for the individual, and silent reflection.

To read more about the responsibilities and possibilities of this role and for information on how to apply, please click here.