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.


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 STILL IN PROGRESS FOR 2021-2022


Position still to fill !

SDFAS seeks a talented and experienced MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER of ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS & SOCIAL STUDIES for the 2021-2022 school year. Click here to view the complete job posting. Start date mid-August.

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To apply, please send as a SINGLE PDF file 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 employment@sdfrenchschool.org and with CC to Tom Faure, Director of Middle School at tfaure@sdfrenchschool.org and Mark Rosenblum, Head of School at headmaster@sdfrenchschool.org.

Again, click here to view the complete job posting. Start date mid-August.

  • Bilingual French-English preferred but ABSOLUTELY not required
  • Cross-cultural competency and experience living in different countries or within different cultural settings strongly preferred but not required
  • Salary commensurate with experience and benchmarks for similar positions at schools of our size and profile in southern California
  • Competitive benefits
  • Authorized to work in the United States for any employer

Position still to fill !

SDFAS seeks an AFTER SCHOOL & ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS MANAGER for 2021-2022 and beyond. Click here to view the complete job posting. Start date as early as July 1 and no later than mid-August, 2021.

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Enrichment Programs Manager (After School Activities, Middle School Clubs, Vacation Camps, Saturday International Language School offerings, Ecole du samedi continuing French and AP prep courses for alumni and area high school students, language acquisition classes for adults, and other programs yet to be developed). Key position that is an exciting opportunity to manage a team of on-site and third party outside contractors coming on the campus; evaluate, develop a vision for and further develop the school’s existing enrichment programs. SDFAS seeks a dynamic school-saavy individual with pedagogical experience and competencies, highly organized, and experienced with project vision, management and follow through. Plenty of opportunity here to create, innovate, collaborate, implement, oversee and evaluate programs.

 If interested, please send a resume, cover letter and at least three professional references (as a single PDF file please) to employment@sdfrenchschool.org and with CC to Emmanuel Poulain (Director of Finance & Operations) at epoulain@sdfrenchschool.org and Mark Rosenblum (Head of School) at headmaster@sdfrenchschool.org.

Again, click here to view the full position description.

  • Bilingual French-English preferred but ABSOLUTELY not required
  • Cross-cultural competency and experience living in different countries or within different cultural settings strongly preferred but not required
  • Salary commensurate with experience and benchmarks for similar positions at schools of our size and profile in southern California
  • Competitive benefits
  • Authorized to work in the United States for any employer

Position still to fill !

SDFAS seeks a highly qualified, experienced and mission-aligned P/T SCHOOL COUNSELOR or PSYCHOLOGIST for 2020-2021 and beyond to support students, teachers, administrators and parents. Number of hours of presence required on-campus to be discussed in the interview phase. Click here to view the complete job posting. Start date mid-August.

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Ideal position for someone in private practice interested in combining those services with ongoing professional experience within a school setting. Plus or minus 50% time is envisioned for this position. However, the school remains entirely open-minded and is interested first and foremost in attracting the most highly qualified and mission-aligned candidates. Highly interested candidates seeking a 75% – 100% position are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please send as a SINGLE PDF file your resume/curriculum vitae, a cover letter, any other professional diplomas, certificates, credentials or portfolio elements, and at least two recent letters of recommendation (of which one is from a current or recent direct supervisor or a professional peer or mentor who knows your work well) to employment@sdfrenchschool.org and with CC to Tom Faure, Director of Middle School at tfaure@sdfrenchschool.org and Mark Rosenblum, Head of School at headmaster@sdfrenchschool.org.

Again, click here to view the complete job posting. Start date mid-August.

  • Bilingual French-English preferred but ABSOLUTELY not required
  • Cross-cultural competency and experience living in different countries or within different cultural settings strongly preferred but not required
  • Salary commensurate with experience and benchmarks for similar positions at schools of our size and profile in southern California
  • Competitive benefits
  • Authorized to work in the United States for any employer

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. Click here to view the SDFAS Educator job description.

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. We still have an open full time position for a talented, experienced teacher of Middle School ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS & SOCIAL STUDIES for the 2021-2022 school year. Click here for the complete job posting.

SPANISH PROGRAM TEACHERS

No open positions at this time for 2021-2022.


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 preferred but ABSOLUTELY not required
  • Cross-cultural competency and experience living in different countries or within different cultural settings strongly preferred but not required
  • Salary commensurate with experience and benchmarks for similar positions at schools of our size and profile in southern California
  • Competitive benefits
  • Authorized to work in the United States for any employer