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 will not exclude a candidate from consideration on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or marital status.

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

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List of 2 frequently asked questions.

  • Part Time Library Assistant

    Join the JCHS Library team!

    The Jewish Community High School of the Bay needs a part-time Library Assistant to support our community's library use and resources. Our robust collection includes 35,000 print volumes, ebooks and subscription databases housed in a beautiful library space. The ideal candidate has a fondness for libraries and working with teens. Qualified candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. Fifteen hours per week with flexible weekly schedule.

    The JCHS Library Assistant will know or be willing to learn how to do the following:

    • Catalog and process all new acquisitions, including ebooks MARC records
    • Circulate all materials, including reshelving
    • Become familiar with print collection and online research tools in support of curriculum
    • Answer routine reference questions
    • Assist students on how to use the Library and the online book catalog and directs them to the correct book location(s).
    • Assist the Librarian in communicating Library policies and other important information to the JCHS community
    • Provide assistance to students and professional community with copiers and printers
    • Create rotating library displays/exhibits
    • Monitor library gifts and maintain Excel spreadsheet of gifts and dedications, prepares gift plates
    • Maintain Library blog of student and professional community book reviews
    • Maintain Goodreads site with student and professional community book reviews
    • Design creative and eye-catching exhibits to encourage more frequent use of the library.
    • Generate weekly Pushpages to advise school community of new material in the library.
    • Monitor reserve textbook lending
    • Perform occasional repairs of worn or damaged books
    • Order processing supplies and performs other clerical duties
    • Supervise the Library in the absence of the Librarian

    Qualifications:

    • Comfortable with computers, Internet, willingness to continually learn new technology
    • Comfortable with Google Suite, Word, Excel
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
    • Strong project management skills and attention to detail
    • Cataloging and general library experience preferred
    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 with our students.

    If this sounds like a community you would like to join, email a cover letter and resume as one PDF document to: jobs@jchsofthebay.org
  • Full Time Hebrew Teacher

    Come teach Hebrew with us next fall!

    You teach Hebrew well because you care deeply about students, think hard about how people learn a second language, and enjoy creating an inspirational classroom environment. You believe in the importance of Hebrew and are passionate about helping students deepen their Jewish/Israel identity through the study of Hebrew.

    The Jewish Community High School of the Bay needs a professional educator like you to teach Hebrew full time starting in August 2019. Our school utilizes the “Bishvil Ha-ivirit” Hebrew program (formerly called NETA). The ideal candidate will be an experienced Hebrew-as-a-second-language teacher with an undergraduate degree and has experience teaching Hebrew in a Jewish Day School setting. Qualified candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.

    When you join our Hebrew department you will:
    • teach four classes of students developing Hebrew literacy through engaging with a variety of classical and modern Hebrew texts Hebrew and diverse instructional strategies
    • have time during the school day to prepare great lessons and give students the individual help they need
    • be supported by an engaged Chair, Learning Specialist, and School Counselor to help you focus on your teaching
    • work alongside colleagues who will both push you to be a better teacher and welcome your help in improving their teaching
    • work with supportive administrators who encourage innovative teaching, expect professional growth, and embrace research based pedagogy
    • support students and the JCHS community by engaging in life outside the classroom through activities such as club advising, student mentoring and attending school events
    • be directly involved in creating a welcoming, equitable, and inclusive environment by differentiating instruction, supporting diverse learners, and implementing a wide-ranging and diverse curriculum
    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 with our students.

    If this sounds like a community of learners you would like to join, email a cover letter and resume as one PDF document to: jobs@jchsofthebay.org
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 her or his Jewish identity, generate empathy and compassion, delight in lifelong education, and improve the world.