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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


Upper Elementary & Middle School PE Teacher


Physical Education at Friends is based on participation, student health and community engagement. We strive to build the capacity in students to think about working with peers, solving problems with confidence, and to understand their bodies. PE teachers instruct students in Grades 4–8 and are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum that includes games, physical health and teamwork. Teachers are engaged in regular collaboration, curriculum development, and pedagogical reflection.

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


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.

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


Middle & Lower School Substitute Teacher


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 (8am-3:30pm). 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