Employment at JCHS

We welcome inquiries from all educators who are deeply committed to contributing their unique perspectives to the inclusive, challenging, and nurturing environment here at JCHS.
JCHS provides a very competitive salary, TIAA retirement benefits, comprehensive health and vision plans, life insurance, free on-campus off-street parking, free lunch served daily in our student commons, and a collegial environment.

As a school dedicated to creating a pluralistic community, JCHS employment decisions are made on the basis of an individual's skills and qualifications and we will not discriminate on the ground of sex, sexual orientation or preference, gender, race, color, religion, national origin, creed, immigration or citizenship status, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, medical condition including genetic characteristics, mental and physical disability (actual or perceived), military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation in the hiring, retention, or promotion of employees; nor in determining their rank, or the compensation or fringe benefits paid them.

For information regarding future openings please email your contact information to jobs@jchsofthebay.org.

JCHS is Title IX compliant. Find out more here.

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List of 2 frequently asked questions.

  • Front Office Manager

    Become the principal voice and face of our school for students, colleagues, prospective students and families, parents, and visitors! Bring your administrative skills in support of the essential work of our educators and administrators. 

    The Jewish Community High School of the Bay (JCHS) needs an amazing Office & Front Desk Manager. The current person in this position has been promoted to Communications and Social Media Specialist. We are looking for someone to start this position on August 15, 2022. 

    Front Office Manager

    Under supervision of the Facilities Manager, the Front Office Manager is primarily responsible for managing front desk reception (including phones and visitors) while working closely with Security Staff to ensure a positive and professional welcome to all guests, staff, visitors, library patrons, and vendors. She or he will be the primary backup to the Facilities Manager for building-related issues and will manage supplies inventory in common areas as well as the Staff Kitchen.

    Specific Responsibilities:

    Front Desk - Reception
    • Answer and transfer calls to the appropriate employee(s) in a friendly and efficient manner.
    • Take messages and deliver them to the appropriate employee(s), as needed.
    • Greet all visitors and library patrons. Offer assistance and notify the appropriate employee(s) when guests arrive.
    • Available for Registrar, Development, Admissions, or Finance and Administration projects.
    • Sort and distribute mail.
    • Perform other clerical receptionist duties such as filing, photocopying, mailing projects.
    • Make coffee and empty the dishwasher in the staff kitchen daily. 
    Office Management
    • Monitor and maintain presentation and supplies inventory in following areas: mailroom, staff kitchen, copy room, and faculty offices
    • Perform maintenance on the copy or postage machine when needed
    • Keep paper filled in all three copy machines of the school
    • Coordinate with service vendors such as Office Depot, Fedex, Coffee company, etc. 
    Facilities
    • Act as "go-to person" for faculty and staff for building issues
    • Act as secondary contact for the property management firm, and notify them of certain issues
    • Assist Facilities Manager with work orders and assure staff that their concerns and requests will be addressed in a timely manner
    • Update calendars and schedule meetings for various conference rooms
    Student Affairs
    • Assist the School’s Registrar with daily student attendance tracking and calls
    • Utilize the school’s portal database to find student schedules, parent phone numbers, events and understanding of school operations
    • Locate substitute teachers within the school community when needed
    • Help create the student transportation schedule
    • Help students check out laptops from the IT department
    Qualifications
    • Strong customer oriented service with parents, students, and professional community, as well as a careful approach to quality/accuracy focus
    • Undergraduate degree and 5+ years of administrative or reception experience
    • Intermediate Computer Skills in Word, Excel, Gmail, and Google Docs.
    • Positive, friendly, joyful, and professional demeanor and attitude
    • Needs to be flexible, resourceful, have the ability to multitask, and be proactive when issues arise
    • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
    • A sense of perspective is essential; a sense of humor is a plus
    As a pluralistic Jewish high school, JCHS students represent the diversity of Jewish practice and identity in the Bay Area. Professional Community commitment to the mission of the school is essential, but religious affiliation is not a factor in hiring. We believe our students learn best from a diverse faculty and extended professional community and welcome people of any race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation and marital status to come work with our students.

    If this sounds like a school community you would like to join, email with the subject “Front Office Manager” a cover letter, resume, and list of three references as single PDF document to: jobs@jchsofthebay.org. Please no calls or other emails. The position is open until it is filled.
  • Bookkeeper/Data Entry - Part Time

    We are looking for a bookkeeper/data entry professional who can handle a large workload to support the business office. You will work with the Controller to ensure timely record keeping of all accounting transactions. As time goes on, your scope of work will increase to include other clerical duties, as needed. We welcome both entry-level applicants as well as those with Accounts Payable and/or bookkeeping experience. If you enjoy working at the office and being in the thick of the data, then we would love to chat with you! On-site parking available.

    Job Description:
    • Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable
    • Data Entry for bookkeeping
    • Must be able to work independently and with the team
    • Enter data into software program (Abila)
    • Maintain records, filing and scanning
    • Willingness to help wherever needed
    Education: High School graduate or higher preferred but not necessary.

    Experience:
    • Accounting experience is preferred, but not required
    • Experience working in Abila preferred, but not required
    • Strong computer skills
    • Data entry skills
    • Excellent attention to detail and verbal/written communication skills
    Work Location: On site

    Schedule: 8-hour shift

    As a pluralistic Jewish high school, JCHS students represent the diversity of Jewish practice and identity in the Bay Area. Faculty commitment to the mission of the school is essential, but religious affiliation is not a factor in hiring. We believe our students learn best from a diverse faculty and extended professional community and welcome people of any race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation and marital status to come work at JCHS. 

    If this sounds like a school community you would like to join, email a cover letter and resume as one PDF document to: jobs@jchsofthebay.org with BOOKKEEPER in the subject line. 
Jewish Community High School of the Bay
1835 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: 415.345.9777
JCHS is grateful for generous operational, programmatic, and financial support from:
The Jewish Community High School of the Bay (JCHS) is a unique college preparatory high school committed to integrating deep learning, universal wisdom, and Jewish values. We empower each student to embrace their Jewish identity, generate empathy and compassion, delight in lifelong education, and improve the world.