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 6 frequently asked questions.

  • Marketing & Outreach Assistant (Full time)

    The Marketing & Outreach Assistant supports the Marketing Office in developing and maintaining strategies around the promotion of the JCHS brand across all mediums. He or she also supports the Admissions Team in designing and implementing activities around student recruitment and parent engagement. Some evening and weekend hours for events are required. This position works closely with the entire Admissions and Marketing Team and is supervised by the Director of Admissions & Marketing.

    Areas of Primary Responsibility:
    • Maintain JCHS website and social media
      • Assist with maintenance of JCHS website and social media accounts including, planning, content creation, and curation (includes blog, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn and Flickr)
      • Collect and analyze social media and website performance metrics
      • Manage the school’s Constant Contact account
    • Support Brand Management
      • Manage marketing for school spirit wear
      • Maintain on-campus bulletin and electronic display boards
      • Work with Director of Admissions and Marketing on the creation of promotional  videos
      • Proof-read all printed and online marketing materials
    • Coordinate advertising and media
      • Coordinate media requests and follow up as needed, while serving as the secondary media contact
      • Assist with planning and direction of photography and video filming for key publications and events, acting as onsite photographer when needed
      • Execute simple graphic design projects (flyers, internal posters, etc)
    • Create/manage internal communications
      • Develop/maintain a communications calendar for JCHS
      • Collate, write copy for, and edit weekly e-newsletter for the school community
      • Assist with other external and internal marketing & communications duties as needed
    • Support Admissions activities
      • Assist with preparations for key Admissions events including Open Houses, high school fairs, middle school presentations, regional meetings, etc., working closely with Admissions Associate
      • Assist in the planning and scheduling of middle school presentations, campus visits, middle school workshops
      • Assist in the preparation of copy and assets for Admissions materials for high school fairs, open houses, regional meetings, etc.
      • Be present for Admissions events as needed
      • Liaise, as appropriate, with staff and departments to ensure coordination with Admissions office activities
      • Manage school’s online Admissions account and ensure that timely data reporting is available for senior leadership and board review
      • Provide support for Student Ambassador and Parent Ambassador programs
    JCHS Seeks Candidates Who Have
    • Experience in marketing, especially capturing and analyzing website and social media insights and analytics
    • Excellent work ethic, organizational, and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and superior attention to detail / Ability to meet deadlines, balance competing priorities, and maintain a sense of humor
    • Pleasant and approachable demeanor / Resolutely professional attitude
    • Creative and entrepreneurial approach to problem solving
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Passion for education
    • Knowledge of the Jewish community a plus
    • Skill with Final Cut Pro or similar product, and experience with CMS preferred
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Google Drive, Adobe suite,
    • Experience working with Blackbaud products, including Raiser’s Edge and the “On” suite is a plus

    Professionals thrive at JCHS who have
    • Highly developed interpersonal skills and a great work ethic balanced by a sense of humor and perspective
    • Passion for learning and compassion for others
    • Commitment to encouraging and nourishing others, to individual growth, and to group collaboration
    As a school dedicated to fostering a pluralistic outlook among our students and to creating a diverse professional community, JCHS makes employment decisions on the basis of an individual's skills and qualifications. The JCHS professional community includes diversity of many types including religious diversity.  We will not exclude a candidate from consideration on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or marital status.
     

    To apply for this job, please submit your resume and cover letter to mehunt@jchsofthebay.org.
  • Full Time Physics Teacher

    PHYSICS TEACHER

    Come teach physics with us!

    You teach physics 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 amazing physics teacher like you for the 2019−2020 school year. This position includes at least two sections of 9th grade Conceptual Physics. Other classes could include AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Calculus AB or BC, and/or other levels of math based on interest and past experience of candidate.

    When you join our innovative math and science department you will:
    • teach four classes of students grappling with physics 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 an engaged Dean, Learning Specialists, 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
    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
     
  • Part Time History Teacher

    Come teach History with us this fall!

    You teach History well because you care deeply about students, think hard about how students read and discuss historical texts with a critical eye, and enjoy creating an inspirational classroom environment.

    The Jewish Community High School of the Bay needs a professional educator like you to teach one section of AP European History and possibly one section of U.S. History starting in mid-August 2019. We are looking for an experienced History teacher with an undergraduate degree in the Humanities and ideally, experience teaching the AP European History curriculum.

    When you join our innovative humanities department you will:
    • teach one or two classes of students challenging themselves to think like historians
    • 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
  • Part or Full Time Jewish Studies Teacher

    JEWISH STUDIES:

    Come teach Jewish Studies with us this fall!

    We are seeking a part time or full time educator who cares deeply about teaching in a pluralistic environment, thinks hard about how Jewish texts are relevant to students’ lives, recognizes the role Jewish literacy plays in identity building, and enjoys creating an inspirational classroom environment. Qualified candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.

    The Jewish Community High School of the Bay needs an experienced Jewish Studies teacher in either a part time or full time capacity to teach a variety of Jewish Studies courses. Our school seeks teachers with expertise in one or more of the following areas: Bible, Rabbinics, Jewish History and Jewish Thought. We seek teachers who are comfortable teaching text in the original language and in translation and are able to create curriculum.

    When you join our Jewish Studies department you will:
    • teach 2, 3 or 4 classes
    • have time during the school day to prepare great lessons and give students the individual help they need
    • be supported by a faculty supervisor, 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
    • be directly involved in creating an inclusive and equitable environment toward differentiating your teaching, and honoring the diverse Jewish identities of our students
    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
  • 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.