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

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.


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…


RECRUITING IN PROGRESS FOR 2021-2022


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. 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 employment@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). To apply, please send your resume/CV; a cover letter; 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 employment@sdfrenchschool.org.

TO IMPLEMENT  A NEW SPANISH PROGRAM (PK – Grade 8):
SDFAS IS SEEKING A DUAL ROLE CURRICULUM COORDINATOR / MS TEACHER

San Diego French-American School is currently seeking an outstanding independent school Spanish Educator with Department Chair experience/skill set and knowledgeable with PK – 8 language acquisition instruction. The ideal candidate possesses expertise developing curriculum grounded in the communicative method and use of authentic materials, expertise with a variety of effective best practices in assessment, and demonstrated ability to teach in ways that mobilize a wide and eclectic range of known second/third language acquisition best practices. View the job description by clicking here. 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 employment@sdfrenchschool.org.


PRESCHOOL ASSISTANT TEACHERS

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Please click here for the full job posting for this position. If interested, please send a resume, cover letter and short list of professional references (as a single PDF file please) to employment@sdfrenchschool.org with CC to besterly@sdfrenchschool.org.

  • Bilingual French-English preferred but not required
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Competitive benefits