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Founded in 1962, French American International School and International High School is a multicultural, multilingual PK-12 educational institution with over 1,100 students across an urban campus in the heart of San Francisco. Guided by the principles of academic rigor and diversity, the 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, and 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.

Advancement Manager – Annual and Capital Campaigns

Position Description:

The Advancement Manager, Annual and Capital Campaigns is a full-time position with benefits. Reporting to the Director of Advancement, the Advancement Manager is a high-profile position that offers an opportunity for close, collaborative work and problem-solving with a small team of dedicated and dynamic development professionals. The position focuses on annual giving: Annual Fund/Auction and the Capital Campaign. Individual solicitations, volunteer management, problem-solving, and donor stewardship comprise key responsibilities. Additionally, the position encompasses close involvement with all work undertaken by the Advancement team, including events, parent relations, alumni relations, communications, and major giving planning and execution.

Annual Fund:

  • Actively manage a portfolio of leadership level Annual Fund donors, solicit and secure gifts from individuals at leadership levels of $2,500+
  • Manage a segment of the Annual Fund appeal within the overall school wide annual campaign  
  • Implement best practices and innovative tactics to improve annual giving among parents, alumni and other supporters
  • With Annual Fund Chairs, work with Annual Fund Volunteers to increase parent and alumni participation and average gift size
  • Train and educate parents and alumni volunteers on the Annual Fund Committee
  • Monitor and report on annual giving progress and provide evaluation and analysis of current solicitations, pipeline cultivation and stewardship in association with annual giving
  • Write advancement communications for the Annual Fund appeals

Campaign Responsibilities:

  • Support the Director of Advancement and school leadership in their efforts in the Capital Campaign; research donors, prepare briefings, schedule meetings, prepare confidential committee and Board reports; prepare materials for meetings and solicitations and other tasks as assigned
  • Plan small campaign events and donor cultivation dinners
  • Write campaign materials and proposals to solicit gifts from individuals and foundations

Additional responsibilities as required

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 3-5 years of professional work experience required, development/fundraising experience preferred
  • Experience with  Raiser’s Edge preferred, database management software required
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Available for occasional night and weekend events
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, flexible, team environment
  • Long-range strategic thinking skills
  • Optimistic attitude, positive spirit and professional demeanor
  • Discretion while working with confidential and sensitive information
  • Proficiency with Excel and other Microsoft applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), and basic office equipment

Submit cover letter and resume to Stephen Dini, Director of Advancement, at advancement@frenchamericansf.org

Advancement Associate – Database Manager

Position Description:

The Advancement Associate-Database Manager is a full-time, 12-month position. Reporting to the Director of Advancement, the Advancement Associate role offers an opportunity for close, collaborative work and problem-solving with a small team of dedicated and dynamic development professionals. The position centers around constituent data: research, prospecting, gift processing, and donor stewardship. Additionally, the position encompasses close involvement with all work undertaken by the Advancement team, including events, parent relations, alumni relations, communications, and Annual Fund planning and execution. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain Advancement Database – Work in Raiser’s Edge database to maintain system and ensure that all donor records are up to date
  • Gift processing – Process all school gifts in the advancement database system in a timely manner
  • Gift reporting – Generate reports as needed for the advancement office, finance office, board of trustees and leadership team
  • Donor Stewardship and recognition – Process thank you and acknowledgments for donors
  • Prospect research – Identify, qualify and research potential major and annual fund donors
  • Create thoughtful donor stewardship program in line with best practices of our peer schools

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Special Events – Provide planning, administrative, logistical and day of support for school events throughout the year
  • Parent Relations – Work with the Parents’ Association as needed throughout the year
  • Alumni Relations – Assist with alumni identification, research, and stewardship
  • Annual Fund – Work with the head of the Annual Fund as needed throughout the year
  • Maintain a small portfolio of annual fund donors and work to cultivate their annual giving
  • Some night and weekend work required
  • Additional responsibilities as required

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 2-3 years of professional work experience required, development/fundraising experience preferred
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred, database management software required
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Available for occasional night and weekend events
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, flexible, team environment
  • Long-range strategic thinking skills
  • Optimistic attitude, positive spirit and professional demeanor
  • Discretion while working with confidential and sensitive information
  • Proficiency with Excel and other Microsoft applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), and basic office equipment

Submit cover letter and resume to Stephen Dini, Director of Advancement, at advancement@frenchamericansf.org

Athletic Coordinator

Position Description:  

The Athletic Coordinator supports the High School and Middle School Athletic Directors and collaborates on the operation of the athletic program and implementation of athletic policies. S/he is responsible for exemplifying the high standards of professionalism, communication and organization that are well-maintained within the department. S/he helps the Athletic Directors coordinate all sporting events and ensure they are conducted with concern for the safety of student-athletes and spectators. In addition, the Athletic Coordinator enforces all California Interscholastic Federation, North Coast Section, Bay Area Conference, Bay Area Interscholastic Athletic League policies relating to conduct of athletics and participation in athletics.

Primary Responsibilities:

General Communication

  • Compose, edit, proof, and plan for the distribution of Athletic communications via the Athletics website, sports publications, and informational emails to students, coaches, parents, faculty, administration, security and outside school personnel, liaising closely with the school’s Director of Communications as needed in the process.
  • Maintain positive relationships with students, colleagues and league correspondents.
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills and knowledge of basic word-processing applications and google docs are required.

Scheduling and Transportation Coordination

  • Organize, coordinate, maintain and communicate MS & HS Athletic schedules, including transportation details.  
  • Keep the shared gym calendar updated throughout the year: home games, school events, community events, etc.
  • Confirm all contests with coaches, opponents, officials, early dismissal times and facility locations.

Game / Event Management

  • Attend as many home contests as possible.
  • Supervise the preparation of facilities for all home contests and coordinate transportation for all away contests.
  • Organize the Game Operations Staff for events, including organizing and supervising the gates.
  • Help plan and execute special events: Sports Awards Nights, Spirit Games, Playoff Games, etc.

Roster Updates & Eligibility

  • Oversee and approve, along with Athletic Director, the eligibility of all students-athletes, including physical examinations and transfer students' required paperwork.
  • Oversee and maintain student-athlete records, such as participation requirements, physicals, FamilyID, uniform deposits.
  • Keep accurate rosters and share them with necessary constituents.
  • Update and analyze yearly team and student-athlete data.

Uniforms & Team Gear

  • Control the inventory and management of athletic uniforms including cleaning, repairing, distributing and collecting of all uniforms at end of season.
  • Facilitate online and in-person orders of team gear, while keeping storage spaces organized.

Other duties and projects as assigned by the High School and Middle School Athletic Directors

Expectation of Athletic Department:

This is a salaried position, and requires some weekend work. We are here to continue the exciting work of building a successful, inclusive, and well-respected athletic program in the San Francisco Bay Area. Work with passion, inspire others to be better, and love what you do.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • 2-3 years of experience working with adolescent student-athletes

  • Strong interest in coaching

  • Ability to work in fast-paced, flexible, team environment

  • Optimistic attitude, positive spirit and professional demeanor

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills

  • Long-range strategic thinking skills

  • Proficiency with basic word-processing applications and Google Drive

Applicants should forward a letter of interest, current resume, and three references via email to Athletic Directors Sara Johnson and Ian Noh (saraj@frenchamericansf.org, iann@internationalsf.org).

High School Athletic Conditioning Teacher (Part-Time)

Position Description:

The High School Athletic Conditioning Teacher teaches students in grades 9 and 10 who choose the athletic conditioning option for their physical education requirement. This position is part-time (8 hours / week) and reports to the Head of Physical Education and High School Principal.

Duties include:

  • Responsible for preparing lesson plans and tracking students' progress.
  • Assessing student against school standards and filling out report cards
  • Willing to work as a team with other educators.
  • Preparing students to achieve physical and mental excellence in all aspects of their life.
  • Educating student athletes on the importance of proper nutrition
  • Teaching students how to avoid injuries and become fully functional athletes
  • Using cardiovascular training, body weight, weight training, balance, and core strength.
  • Attending back to school, meetings and parent-teacher conferences.

Essential Requirements:

  • BA in Physical Education or equivalent
  • Experienced athlete
  • Experience in teaching physical education and coaching, especially at the upper school levels
  • Good rapport with children and classroom management skills
  • Awareness of differentiated learning and different teaching styles.
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • High energy and infectious enthusiasm!


Submit cover letter and resume to Marion Cohen at marionc@frenchamericansf.org. 

 

High School Laboratory Technician (Part-Time)

The High School Laboratory Technician is a part-time position (35 hours / week) and reports to the Head of the Science Department.  

Duties include:

Safety and Regulations

  • Responsible for applying the State of California requirements for safety in the labs. This includes performing quarterly safety in-service meetings, reapplying yearly for state certification for hazardous chemicals and organizing the storage of chemicals in compatible requirements.
  • Inventory of chemicals (we have approximately 400) that must be updated and submitted to the State every year
  • Disposal of Chemicals to VSQG coordinated with NCIS. Accurate records are kept for the eventuality of an inspection

Equipment

  • Forming relationships with vendors
  • Maintaining all equipment; Repair if possible, return to manufacturer if needed, and track repairs
  • Finding creative ways to store equipment and organizing equipment for ease of use by teachers
  • Helping to introduce equipment that requires training such as Bio-tech; Maintaining contacts with leaders in the field
  • Inventory of equipment

Assisting Teachers with Laboratory Experiments

  • Preparing solutions, which requires using precision measuring techniques and sometimes working in a sterile environment
  • Preparing the equipment for teachers according to their guidelines
  • Storing the equipment after experiments are completed
  • Assist teachers during class experiments, when required
  • Making sure the glassware is clean, safe from any kind of contamination
  • Keeping the prep-rooms and the labs clean and ready to use

Miscellaneous

  • Picking up products needed for labs 
  • Trouble-shooting computer problems and working with the IT department
  • Assisting in fundraising events such as Science Nights or paperwork for grants
  • Attending workshops
  • Attending department meetings

Submit cover letter and resume to Christine Bois at christineb@frenchamericansf.org. 

Middle School Music Teacher (Part-Time)

Position Overview:

French American International School is recruiting a part-time Music teacher for the 2018-2019 academic year to teach in our Middle School.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Teach music grades 6-8
  • Manage student groups (such as the chorus, instrumental ensemble) and organize concerts
  • Work with the theater department to produce annual performances
  • Serve as an Advisor in Middle School

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 Middle School Principal Fabrice Urrizalqui: fabriceu@frenchamericansf.org

Elementary English Classroom Teacher (Full-Time)

Position Overview:

French American International School is seeking an experienced full-time English classroom teacher for the 2018-2019 school year to teach in the Lower School (Gr. 1-5). Grade TBD.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create a nurturing, safe classroom community with, and for, students
  • Implement French American curricula in a way that fosters student engagement, collaboration, creativity and curiosity
  • Utilize continuous formative assessment to inform the teaching practice
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests
  • Collaborate with teaching peers to foster student support and curricular alignment
  • Communicate frequently with families
  • Attend regular meetings as needed
  • Successfully complete other professional responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Teaching credential or Masters required
  • Three or more years of successful teaching experience
  • Commitment to student social-emotional well-being; experience with Responsive Classroom preferred
  • Experience with Reading and Writing Workshop strongly preferred
  • Experience with an inquiry-based science approach preferred
  • Experience teaching with various digital resources to promote student engagement and autonomy prefered
  • Ability to understand French a plus

Please submit cover letter and resume to Director of Teaching and Learning, Ellen Burdge: ellenb@frenchamericansf.org.

Elementary English Classroom Teacher (Part-Time)

Position Overview:

French American International School is seeking an experienced part-time English classroom teacher for the 2018-2019 school year to teach in the Lower School (Gr. 1-5). Grade TBD.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create a nurturing, safe classroom community with, and for, students
  • Implement French American curricula in a way that fosters student engagement, collaboration, creativity and curiosity
  • Utilize continuous formative assessment to inform the teaching practice
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests
  • Collaborate with teaching peers to foster student support and curricular alignment
  • Communicate frequently with families
  • Attend regular meetings as needed
  • Successfully complete other professional responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Teaching credential or Masters required
  • Three or more years of successful teaching experience
  • Commitment to student social-emotional well-being; experience with Responsive Classroom preferred
  • Experience with Reading and Writing Workshop strongly preferred
  • Experience with an inquiry-based science approach preferred
  • Experience teaching with various digital resources to promote student engagement and autonomy prefered
  • Ability to understand French a plus

Please submit cover letter and resume to Director of Teaching and Learning, Ellen Burdge: ellenb@frenchamericansf.org.

Elementary English Classroom Assistant (Part-Time)

Position Overview:

The French American International School is seeking a part-time English Classroom Assistant for the 2018-2019 school year to work in Grade 1 or Grade 2 classrooms.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the English teacher(s) with classroom activities/lessons and class preparation (materials, books, etc.)
  • Prepare and lead literacy activities as appropriate
  • Facilitate small reading groups with students
  • Conference with individual students under teacher guidance
  • Possibility for substitution or other student supervision work

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years experience with elementary-aged children
  • Desire to learn about literacy instruction preferred
  • Excellent English language and communication skills
  • Strong cooperative skills
  • Ability to understand French a plus
  • Eligible to work in the U.S. 
Please submit cover letter and resume to Director of Teaching and Learning, Ellen Burdge: ellenb@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 (Page Campus; Part-Time)

The French American International School currently has multiple positions available within the After School Program for the 2018-2019 school year, starting August 15, 2018 through June 12, 2019. These positions include: lunch / nap / recess monitor, front door duty, and after school program monitors.

PAGE ST. CAMPUS POSITION - Early Childhood Education Center

Position Overview:

Supervise and engage in activities with children ages 3 to 5 years.

Key responsibilities:

  • Prepare snacks
  • Plan activities (sports, arts and crafts) with co-workers
  • Active supervision of children (indoor and outdoor)
  • Communicate with parents and staff
  • Resolve any conflicts by implementing social-emotional learning practices
  • Assist children with minor injuries
  • Implement school policies and regulations
  • Monitor lunch/nap/recess

Qualifications:

  • Enthusiastic, fast learner, pro-active
  • Team-worker with strong communication skills
  • 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 be willing to enroll  
  • Eligible to work in the US

Hours:

  • Monday-Thursday from 11:30am to 2pm and 3pm to 5:30pm: Fridays from 11:30am to 1:30pm and 2:15pm to 5:30pm
  • Monday-Thursday from 3pm to 5:30pm and Fridays from 2:15pm to 5:30pm
  • Additional hours available

The monitor will also be working full time during our week-long school breaks: October 8-12; February 18-22; April 5-12.

We offer $20/hr and a dynamic work environment. Possibilities of career advancement upon qualifications after 1 year. Background check is required including live scan and TB clearance.

Fluency in French a plus but not a requirement.

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

After School Program Team Member (Oak Campus; Part-Time)

The French American International School has an opening for a creative, interactive individual to join our After School Program team. 

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will be adept at working in a fast-paced, outdoor work environment. Enthusiastic, proactive individuals that have experience working with and developing age-appropriate activities for children between the ages of 6-12 are encouraged to apply. 

Hours:

Approximately 15 to 20 hours per week, Monday – Friday.

We offer competitive pay ($20/hour) and a dynamic work environment.

Background checks, including live scan fingerprinting and TB clearance required.

Please send resume to Andrew Cohen at andrewc@frenchamericansf.org

 

High School and Middle School Coaches

French American International School and International High School is seeking positive, passionate, and knowledgeable coaches for the following positions:

  • High School Men’s Varsity Soccer Head & Assistant Coach
  • High School Women’s Varsity Basketball Head & Assistant Coach
  • High School Women’s Varsity  Soccer Head & Assistant Coach
  • High School Women’s Volleyball JV Assistant Coach
  • Middle School Girls Volleyball Coaches (5-8th)
  • Middle School Boys Soccer Coaches (5-8th)

The International Athletic Department operates within the a K-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.  

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.

Job Description:

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.

Coaches Expectations: 

Communication: Coaches will provide clear communication for student-athletes and families regarding expectations and philosophy. 

Player Development: Coaches will assist in the total development of all student-athletes by using positive methods to create an ideal learning environment, therefore helping them through their life journey, not just their athletic journey. Coaches will create and implement a meaningful practice structure to enhance instruction, development, and effective use of time for all members of the team within the program.

Player Evaluation: Coaches will use a holistic approach when evaluating a student-athlete using qualities such as skill, character, integrity, leadership, coach ability, and a love for the sport.  

Team Leadership: Coaches will foster an environment that will develop positive leadership qualities both on and off the field of play. 

The positions will remain open until qualified candidates are hired.

Applicants should forward a letter of interest, current resume, and three references via email to Athletic Directors Sara Johnson and Ian Noh (saraj@internationalsf.org, iann@internationalsf.org). 



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

Ph: 415.231.5733

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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