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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  • Math and Computer Science Teacher (Full Time)

    Math & Computer Science Teacher (full time)
    Come teach math and computer science with us!

    You teach math and computer science well because you care deeply about students, think hard about how people learn, and enjoy creating an inspirational classroom environment.

    The Jewish Community High School of the Bay needs an experienced teacher like you for the 2021-2022 school year. This position includes 2 introductory computer science classes and 2 levels of math (from Geometry to AP Calculus or above) based on interest and past experience of the candidate. 

    When you join our innovative math and science department you will:
    • teach four classes of students grappling with computer science and math
    • have time during the school day to prepare great lessons and give students the individual help they need
    • be directly involved creating and maintaining a welcoming, equitable, and inclusive environment
    • be supported by engaged Deans,  Learning Specialists, and a 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 
    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
  • JCHS Admissions Assistant/Associate

    The Jewish Community High School of the Bay (JCHS) is a co-educational day school providing a rigorous, college preparatory curriculum in general and Jewish Studies. We offer an extensive enrichment program, including the arts, athletics, social justice, and community outreach. Our beautiful, spacious campus is conveniently located in the heart of San Francisco. The Admissions Assistant/Associate works creatively with the JCHS community to promote the school in a warm, inspiring, and welcoming manner. This position collaborates closely with the Director of Admissions and reports to the Director of Enrollment Management. The person in this position functions as a key member of the admissions and communications team that recruits new students and manages daily operations of the Admissions Office.

    Please visit www.jchsofthebay.org for more information about our high school.

    The Admissions Assistant/Associate will be responsible for:
    • Promoting JCHS through all phases of the admissions cycle by assisting with the outreach to students and families through virtual and in-person events, school visits, presentations, and fairs
    • Corresponding daily with inquiring parties via phone, email, mail, and Ravenna
    • Scheduling and confirming, and assisting with  admissions activities (student & parent visits, in-person and virtual tours, interviews, and various meetings and events)
    • Coordinating outreach meeting and presentation dates with middle schools and community organizations
    • Assisting with the planning and execution of admissions in-person and virtual events and meetings (Open Houses, Wolf Wednesdays, high school fairs, regional meetings, coffee & conversation events, middle school workshops, New Students Welcome Event, etc.)
    • Maintaining the school’s Ravenna account (admissions database) as well as other communication and information platforms
    • Assisting with coaching students who are part of the Student Ambassador program as they represent JCHS to the community at large in public speaking engagements, campus visits, and other admissions functions
    • Assisting the Marketing Department with projects related to admissions
    • Assisting with the management of the inventory of admissions and marketing materials
    • Participating in school-wide events such as Shabbaton and Back to School Night

    This is a full-time non-exempt position to start June 1, 2021. Occasional evenings and weekends will be required.

    The ideal candidate will have:
    • Bachelor’s Degree (or comparable experience)
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with ability for tailoring the “voice” to a range of audiences
    • Strong computer literacy and willingness to learn new programs and platforms
    • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently
    • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple responsibilities and projects
    • Exceptional people skills and phone etiquette
    • Demonstrated ability to collaborate as a part of the Admissions team, JCHS professional community, and with our volunteers within the framework of respect, kindness, growth, and balance
    A plus:
    • Passion for and/or interest in education and schools
    • Experience in admissions and/or independent schools
    • Experience working with various age groups
    • Experience working with teens in school, synagogue, and/or summer program environment
    • Some knowledge of Hebrew and/or Russian language 
    As a pluralistic Jewish high school, JCHS students represent the diversity of Jewish practice and identity in the Bay Area. Professional 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.