The French American International School and International High School is a PreK-12 educational institution located in San Francisco's Civic Center area. Guided by the principles of academic rigor and diversity, the Schools' mission is to prepare its graduates for a world in which the ability to think critically and to communicate across cultures is of paramount importance.

With over 1,000 students, offerings range from a bilingual curriculum in grades PreK – 8th through to the International and French Baccalaureate programs in grades 9-12 at International High School.

Director of Diversity & Inclusion

Position Overview:

The Director of Diversity and Inclusion is an administrative position (that may or may not include some teaching assignments) reporting directly to the Head of School and working closely with the Section Principals. S/he will lead the implementation of the school’s diversity and inclusion efforts with a particular focus on students, to ensure that they all feel valued and treated equitably as unique individuals in a supportive, diverse and inclusive school environment. The Director of Diversity and Inclusion will be a member of the school-wide Leadership Team and will be involved and interact with Admissions, Student Support Services, Service Learning, College Counseling and other departments to provide consistent and comprehensive programming and service. A successful candidate will have a good understanding of the differences in approaches to diversity and inclusion issues in the worlds of Independent and International Schools. International experience and knowledge of French are preferred, but not required; an appreciation of our international community and a delight in the many ways we are diverse are essential.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Provide strategic leadership in the area of diversity and inclusion.
  • In collaboration with the Section Principals, Heads of Department, Grade level team leaders, and Cycle coordinators, assess and support the development of an inclusive and multicultural curriculum, both in content and delivery.
  • Participate in the recruitment and retention of a diverse faculty and staff.
  • Develop a range of professional development experiences in diversity, identity, equity and inclusion to meet the learning needs of faculty and staff.
  • Work with Admissions to help recruit, welcome and retain a diverse student body.
  • Provide ongoing, regular programming for students, their families and faculty/staff in the area of diversity, identity, equity and inclusion.
  • Create, support and liaise with the various diversity and inclusion-related groups for the school community.  
  • Support and develop student diversity leadership.

Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (master’s preferred)
  • Minimum of 5 years teaching or administrative experience preferably in an independent school
  • Understanding of multicultural education, inclusive classrooms and pedagogy
  • Experience presenting, facilitating, and leading committees of students, parents, faculty and administrators
  • Bilingual (preferred)

Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@frenchamericansf.org.

Director of Marketing & Communications

Position Overview:

The Director of Marketing & Communications must have the ability to drive and implement strategy, counsel the school's leadership in all matters of communication (including crisis situations), manage personnel and support the Head of School as the primary brand ambassador. Both thought leader and project manager, s/he must keep an eye on the big picture while developing tactics that enable French American and International to increase brand awareness, attract more qualified applicants, fundraise, and strengthen internal and external communication.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop an integrated marketing plan that includes branding, internal/external communications, online and print collateral, paid and social media--based on the priorities of the Leadership Team and Board
  • Develop communications and public relations campaigns with tangible objectives and measurable results, and hold accountability for the same
  • Maintain and analyze digital metrics, such as website traffic, email open rates, and social media figures; liaise with Directors of Advancement and Admission to understand their quantitative and qualitative goals
  • Prepare and manage the communications budget
  • Work collaboratively with principals of each school to underscore the time-tested merits of their programs along with innovative initiatives at the forefront of education
  • Identify and pursue community outreach opportunities that create awareness and support for the school
  • Oversee the school's design and production of all marketing materials, including print and online collateral, paid and social media
  • Maintain best-in-class online presence, including two public-facing websites, an internal portal, and numerous social media (segmented as required)
  • Develop content for placement in all of the above; this includes writing text; photography, taking and editing video are highly preferred
  • Write materials to enhance PR, like press releases and articles for placement in education publications
  • Speak on behalf of the school when crises arise; counsel staff as regards to dealing with the press
  • Vet, hire and manage vendors as necessary


  • Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) in marketing, communications, public relations or a related field
  • 5 years of experience in marketing and communications, preferably in independent schools
  • Demonstrated leadership, creativity, and collaboration
  • Experience supervising marketing/communications staff
  • Impeccable writing and communication skills
  • Familiarity with new and emerging media and their marketing use
  • Fluency in French a plus 

Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@frenchamericansf.org.

Advancement Associate (Temporary)

Reports to: Director of Advancement

(Temporary 6-month contract position (Jan 2017-June 2017). Full-Time 40 hours)

Position Overview:

The Advancement Associate is a member of the French American & International High School Advancement Office and provides positive, constructive, and creative support to the Advancement team. Responsibilities include assisting the office with fundraising activities, volunteer management, event planning, and the Alumni outreach program. The ideal candidate should be detail oriented, energetic, and a collaborative problem solver with a sense of humor and excellent judgement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the planning and management of events
  • Help in organizing parent volunteers
  • Work with the Advancement office to develop and oversee alumni events, maintain and update alumni social media and oversee all forms of communication with alumni, including an alumni e-newsletter
  • Perform other duties consistent with the above responsibilities 


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Database management experience or willingness to learn
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including patience, discretion, good judgment and sense of humor
  • Ability to handle multiple projects , work independently and produce quality results on schedule
  • Some evening/weekend work required
  • Impeccable attention to detail 

French-American International School is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@frenchamericansf.org.

Lower School Counselor

Position Overview:

Deliver counseling programs and services that promote the social and emotional well-being of students according to their developmental needs from early childhood through 1st grade.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide educational and preventive counseling services and programs for students in the areas of social and emotional (SEL) competency, including peaceful conflict resolution and bullying-prevention.
  • Provide counseling services and screenings of students with particular needs with sound clinical judgment, including making appropriate community referrals for specialized support services and managing crises in accordance with State mandated child protection reporting laws.
  • Provide opportunities for community education and discussion on parenting and child development that favor school adjustment.
  • Develop relevant new programs that address current needs and trends among students and families.
  • Ensure that interventions are documented and communicated to faculty and administration, as appropriate.
  • Serve as a resource for parents, faculty and administration in addressing concerns pertaining to individuals or groups of students.
  • Maximize accessibility and outreach to students and parents through regular communication about ongoing programs/services/resources.
  • Establish collaborative working relationships with the school team, including students, parents, fellow counselors, school faculty and administration, and with external organizations.


  • Master’s Degree in Psychology/School Counseling
  • Professional license in the State of California (or the equivalent)
  • Elementary school counseling experience.
  • Bilingual in French (preferred)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Please submit cover letter and resume to marie-pierrec@frenchamericansf.org

Upper School English Teacher

Seeking experienced, dynamic and engaging English teacher capable of teaching IB English A (IB experience a plus). Successful candidates for this position are expected to be developing and practicing cultural competence in their teaching, research, and other work.

Upper School Math Teacher / Professeur(e) de mathématiques

The French American International School is recruiting for a 2017-2018 school year teacher with full credentials from the French Ministry of Education to teach mathematics in Middle and/or High school. 


An experienced teacher having knowledge of the French education abroad and / or a real ability to adapt to the North American context. A dynamic and innovative educator, the candidate should have good knowledge of digital tools and have the desire to work in an institution committed to diversity. Any application must include detailed CV, cover letter, last observation report, examples of projects (digital portfolio) and shall be addressed to Fabrice Urrizalqui, Middle School Principal : fabriceu@frenchamericansf.org

Le Lycée International Franco Américain recrute pour l’année scolaire 2017-2018 un(e) enseignant(e) certifié(e) en mathématiques pour le collège et le lycée.

Profil recherché:

Un(e) enseignant(e) expérimenté(e) ayant une connaissance de l’enseignement français à l’étranger et/ou de réelles qualités d’adaptation au contexte nord-américain. Dynamique et innovant(e) au niveau pédagogique, le/la candidat(e) possède une bonne maîtrise des outils numériques et l’envie de travailler dans un établissement très attaché à la diversité. Tout dossier de candidature doit inclure CV détaillé, lettre de motivation, dernier rapport d'inspection, exemples de projets menés (portfolio numérique) et doit être adressé à Fabrice Urrizalqui, Principal du collège : fabriceu@frenchamericansf.org.


Upper School Spanish Teacher

Seeking experienced, dynamic and engaging Spanish teacher capable of teaching IB Spanish Language and Literature (IB experience a plus). Successful candidates for this position are expected to be developing and practicing cultural competence in their teaching, research, and other work.

Upper School Part-Time Spanish Teacher

The French-American International School is looking for an Upper School part-time Spanish teacher. Candidates must have a minimum of two years of classroom experience and the ability to teach Spanish Literature. Master's degree preferred.

Please email cover letter and resume to Principal Joel Cohen at joelc@frenchamericansf.org.

French Pedagogical Coordinator

Position Overview

Under the supervision of the Lower School Principal, the French Pedagogical Coordinator will be responsible for the pedagogical coordination of the LS French curriculum in conjunction with the other members of the educational team, aligning best practices in 21st century education with the mission of the school.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work in collaboration with the Lower School Director of Teaching and Learning to harmonize and update the bilingual program in the lower school in line with the French curriculum and the California Standards.
  • Meet regularly with French teachers in grades PK3-5 to provide pedagogical support in the organization of the French curriculum and pedagogy.
  • Research and develop innovative curriculum and assessments.
  • Administration of French evaluations (organization, analysis and follow-up).
  • Visit classes, observe and advise French teachers under the direction of the Lower School Principal.  
  • Prepare, organize and lead pedagogical meetings in collaboration with the Director of Teaching and Learning.
  • Participate in the elaboration of a yearly staff development plan and assist in the search for staff development resources, including digital media.
  • Assist with curriculum documentation.
  • Facilitate the visibility of the program and projects in the school community through communication tools by presenting an overview of school activities or special projects (articles in School publications,  website, presentations).
  • Assist in preparation of accreditation documentation.
  • Assist teachers in researching materials/books/technology used in the classroom, leveling books and other resources and building class libraries.
  • Assist in redesigning and updating report cards.
  • Participate in all relevant teacher meetings and after school parent meetings and student events.


  • 3-5 years of teaching experience in a bilingual and international setting (preferred)
  • Fluency in English and French (minimum level B1 of  European framework)
  • Diploma of the CAFIPEMF or training experience
  • Computer skills – use of ENT
  • Coping skills, cultural agility, team spirit

Send all applications to marie-pierrec@frenchamericansf.org. Please include a cover letter, detailed CV, last inspection report and a digital portfolio of work examples.

Lower School Teacher / Professeur(e) des Ecoles

The French American International School is recruiting Lower School teachers for the 2017-2018 school year.


  • 3-5 years of teaching experience required
  • Master’s degree, Diploma of FLE, and/or CAFIPEMF Certification  
  • Fluency in English and French
  • Strong computer skills (including ENT)
  • A real team spirit to work in an establishment enthusiastic about and committed to diversity

To apply, please send a detailed CV, cover letter, your most recent professional evaluation, and examples of projects you've led (digital portfolio) to Marie-Pierre Carlotti, Lower School Principal : marie-pierrec@frenchamericansf.org.

Professeur(e)s Remplaçant(e)s

L'Ecole primaire du Lycée International Franco-Américain de San Francisco recrute pour l'année scolaire 2015-2016 : 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

School Supervisor (Part-Time)

French American International School is a PreK-12 independent, coeducational school of 1000 students with campuses in Hayes Valley and Lower Haight. It offers a multilingual, international education to students who live in the San Francisco Bay Area or come from all over the world. 

Description: French American International School is searching for a monitor to supervise students in Kindergarten at the Early Childhood Center in Lower Haight. The monitor will work Monday-Thursday from 3pm to 5:30pm and Friday from 2:30pm to 5:30pm.

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

Qualifications: Enthusiastic and willing to work in a fast paced outdoor work environment. Experience working children ages 2-6 years old preferred.

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

After-School Program Monitors

Looking for after-school program monitors who will be adept 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.

The hourly positions available are approximately 15 hours per week (3-5:30pm). Lunch/recess supervisor opportunities are also available (11:30am-12:30pm). Competitive pay rates and a dynamic work environment.

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to:
Andrew Cohen

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

High School and Middle School Coaches

Seeking positive, passionate and knowledgeable coaches for the following positions:

High School and Middle School Baseball Coaches (spring 2017)
High School Co-ed Swimming Coaches (spring 2017)
High School and Middle School Soccer Coaches (fall 2017)
High School Women's Tennis JV Head Coach (fall 2017)

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.

French American International School

Main building

150 Oak Street

San Francisco, CA 94102

Ph: 415.558.2000

Early Childhood Center

1155 Page Street

San Francisco, CA 94117

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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