Employment

 


TEACHING AT SDFAS


At SDFAS, we recruit, hire and retain educators who view themselves as professionals and are committed to the art and craft of exceptional teaching. We also seek dynamic, growth-oriented individuals who value excellence and for whom educating children is a calling. Teaching candidates who will thrive at SDFAS are those who wish to engage fully, continually challenge themselves and their students, and embrace modern pedagogy within a multilingual school environment that prioritizes:

  • Relationship building, human understanding and cultural competence
  • Language, problem solving, critical thinking skills and growth mindset orientation
  • Character development, personal growth and adherence to core values
  • Developing skills necessary to work well autonomously as well as collaborate effectively in groups

Click here to view the SDFAS Educator job description. If you are interested in joining a team of highly motivated educators who are passionate about their areas of expertise, consider social and emotional learning as equal in importance to academics, and share a common vision for how to develop global citizens, we invite you to present yourself as a candidate. 

SDFAS is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment and hires employees without regard to gender, race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, color, creed, gender identification or sexual orientationIn its hiring practices, SDFAS values diversity in all of its forms and seeks above all educators who are open-minded, self -aware, and committed to learning and  growth.


ACTIVELY RECRUITING FOR 2022-23

• Preschool Assistant Teacher (1) (French strongly preferred though not required) Click HERE for position description.  Immediate start.

• Kindergarten Assistant Teacher (1) (French strongly preferred though not required) – Click HERE for position description. Immediate start.

• P/T Extended Care (after school staff) – From 3:30 – 5:30 PM from 1 day to 5 days per week. Perfect for undergraduate or graduate students thinking about careers in education! If interested, please write to enrichment@sdfas.org.


J-1 VISA SPONSORSHIP


San Diego French-American School is approved by the United States government as a direct sponsor and host school within the U.S. Department of State’s J-1 Visa Program for “exchange visitor” teachers. The program is open to applicants who meet the requirements for participation in the program. 

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Program length (a total of 5 years is possible)

  • 3 years (initial)
  • 2 additional years (if conditions for extension are met and approved)

Fees covered by SDFAS (you do not pay for these)

  • SEVIS fee for I-901:  $220 USD
  • VISA fee for DS-160:  $160 USD
  • Health insurance plan (medical, dental & vision)
  • Repatriation insurance

Housing Rental (approx. $USD estimation/month)

  • Studio:  $1,400
  • One bedroom:  $1,700
  • Two bedroom:  $2,300
  • Three bedroom:  $3,200

Car / Vehicle Purchase (upon arrival in $USD/one time)

  • approx. $8,000 – $12,000

Other Living Expenses (approx. $USD estimation/month)

  • Groceries / food:  $500
  • Cell phone:  $100
  • Car insurance:  $80
  • Gas:  $80

Entertainment

  • According to lifestyle…


TEACHERS

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FRENCH PROGRAM TEACHERS

San Diego French-American School is looking for outstanding, experienced, expert Certified or Qualified French Professeurs des écoles and Certified or Qualified French Professeurs, niveau collège. Click here to view the SDFAS Educator’ job description for all teaching positions.

To apply, please send (as a single PDF file) your resume/CV and cover letter/lettre de motivation, any other teaching credentials (e.g. rapports d’inspection) and letters of recommendation to Mark Rosenblum, Head of School at headmaster@sdfrenchschool.org.

ENGLISH PROGRAM TEACHERS

San Diego French-American School is looking for outstanding highly motivated independent school teachers for our curricular programs taught in the English language. Candidates are sought for all grade levels PK-5 and all MS subject areas for grades 6-8 (English Language Arts & Social Studies, ESL, Mathematics and Science). Click here to view the baseline ‘SDFAS Educator’ job description for all teaching positions.

To apply, please send your resume/curriculum vitae, a cover letter, any other teaching credentials or portfolio elements, and at least two recent letters of recommendation (of which one is from a current or recent direct supervisor) to Mark Rosenblum, Head of School at headmaster@sdfrenchschool.org.

SPANISH PROGRAM TEACHERS

San Diego French-American School is looking for outstanding highly motivated independent school teachers for our curricular programs taught in the English language. Click here to view the baseline ‘SDFAS Educator’ job description for all teaching positions.

To apply, please send your resume/curriculum vitae, a cover letter, any other teaching credentials or portfolio elements, and at least two recent letters of recommendation (of which one is from a current or recent direct supervisor) to Mark Rosenblum, Head of School at headmaster@sdfrenchschool.org.


PRESCHOOL ASSISTANT TEACHERS

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Click here to view the Preschool Assistant Teacher job description. If interested, please send a resume, cover letter and short list of professional references (as a single PDF file please) to employment@sdfrenchschool.org and with CC to besterly@sdfrenchschool.org.

  • Bilingual French-English strongly preferred
  • Early Childhood Education credits required to work in the Preschool camp groups (age 2-5) which means 12 units across three specific areas (the school is happy to provide transcript analysis for interested candidates)
  • Demonstrated prior experience working with children strongly preferred
  • Cross-cultural competency and experience living in different countries or within different cultural settings strongly preferred but not required
  • Hourly salary commensurate with experience and benchmarks for similar positions at schools of our size and profile in southern California
  • Authorized to work in the United States for any employer


SUMMER CAMP STAFF (LEAD COUNSELORS & ASSISTANT TEACHERS)

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Click here to view the SUMMER CAMP STAFF job descriptions (LEAD COUNSELOR and ASSISTANT TEACHER). If interested, please send a resume, cover letter and short list of references (as a single PDF file please) to employment@sdfrenchschool.org and with CC to pmarra@sdfrenchschool.org and besterly@sdfrenchschool.org.

  • Bilingual French-English strongly preferred
  • Early Childhood Education credits required to work in the Preschool camp groups (age 2-5) which means 12 units across three specific areas (the school is happy to provide transcript analysis for interested candidates)
  • Demonstrated prior experience working with children strongly preferred
  • Cross-cultural competency and experience living in different countries or within different cultural settings strongly preferred but not required
  • Hourly salary commensurate with experience and benchmarks for similar positions at schools of our size and profile in southern California
  • Authorized to work in the United States for any employer