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San Francisco Friends School educates girls and boys 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


Admissions & Lower School Assistant

 

The San Francisco Friends School, an independent Quaker K-8 school located in the Mission district of San Francisco, seeks an Admission and Lower School Assistant to join its administration team. The assistant will work in close collaboration with the Director of Admission and Lower School Head in coordinating and enabling smooth functioning of programs within both departments. Under the supervision and direction of the Director of Admission, the Assistant is responsible for supporting the office with tasks including managing prospective student/family admissions experiences, assisting with the re-enrollment process, coordinating logistics for admissions events and applicant visits, and providing general administrative support.

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


Kindergarten Lead Sub (Long-Term, Part-Time) 

 

The San Francisco Friends School, a Quaker school located in the refurbished Levi Strauss building in the heart of the Mission District of San Francisco, seeks an early childhood teacher to cover a long-term family leave for our lead kindergarten teacher. The substitute will work alongside an experienced TA/co-lead on Thursdays and Fridays, as well as the other members of the kindergarten team. The long-term substitute will also be supported by the lead teacher, who will be on site Mondays through Wednesdays.

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


Middle School Science (Maternity Leave, 1st Semester)

 

San Francisco Friends School, a K–8 Quaker school located in the Mission District of San Francisco, seeks an experienced middle school science teacher for the first semester of our upcoming school year: August 19, 2019–January 30, 2020. Successful candidates will be experienced middle school teachers who are committed to science education. The SFFS science curriculum is inquiry-based; often beginning with a central question, it is driven by curiosity. Students seek answers through research, experimentation, and data. Candidates should have a strong science background and be invested in collaborating with colleagues and working closely with students.

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


Horizons Development & Communications Coordinator

 

Horizons at SFFS is seeking an enthusiastic, professional self-starter to serve in the role of Development and Communications Coordinator. Working closely with the ED, this role will provide coordination of and support for the development and communication efforts for the organization. 

The ideal candidate has experience in fundraising (including grant writing), communications, design, event planning, and working with databases. S/he is comfortable working in a young organization with a small, year-round staff and is detail-oriented, organized, and able to manage multiple priorities and deadlines. S/he possesses a personal commitment to educational equity and social justice and a strong desire to make a difference in the lives of low-income students and families.

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


Substitute Teacher


San Francisco Friends School, a K–8 Quaker school located in the Mission district of San Francisco, seeks substitute teachers to teach classes at all grade levels and in all subject areas when regular teachers are absent. The ideal candidate is a responsible, flexible, child-friendly person with relevant classroom teaching experience. A teaching credential is not required. Substitute teachers are hired on an as-needed basis.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain a safe, productive learning environment for the students in the classroom and on the playground.
  • Execute the teacher’s lesson plans.
  • Report back to the teacher any concerns or issues from the day.
  • Collaborate with and support the grade level or departmental team.

Compensation

$22.50/hour for the first 4 hours or $140/day.

San Francisco Friends School is a K-8 co-educational independent school, started in 2002, that combines outstanding academics with Quaker values of simplicity, integrity, mutual respect, and peaceful problem-solving.

*If you are interesting in applying to join our sub pool, please email us at: substitutes@sffriendsschool.org

For more information about San Francisco Friends School or Quaker education, please visit our website at http://www.sffriendsschool.org or The Friends Council on Education at www.friendscouncil.org.

The San Francisco Friends School welcomes all students and staff and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability in administration of its educational policies, enrollment or hiring policies, and other school-administered programs. 
For further information about San Francisco Friends School’s beginnings, mission and philosophy, please visit our website at www.sffriendsschool.org.