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.

To view more about any open position, please click on the blue link below.

List of 4 frequently asked questions.

  • JEWISH STUDIES TEACHER (Click to expand)

    Come teach Jewish Studies with us!

    We are seeking an 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.

    The Jewish Community High School of the Bay needs an experienced Jewish Studies teacher to teach a variety of Jewish Studies courses. Our school seeks teachers with broad expertise in Jewish Studies. Our core classes are 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 up to four 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
  • MATH AND/OR PHYSICS TEACHER (Click to expand)

    Come teach with us!

    You teach math or 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 teacher like you for the 2017−2018 school year.

    When you join our innovative math and science department you will:
    • teach four classes of students grappling with interesting math or physics
    • 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 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
    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
  • HUMANITIES TEACHER (Click to expand)

    HUMANITIES: Immediate opening for a parental leave substitute

    Come teach History with us!

    The Jewish Community High School of the Bay needs a professional educator to teach three sections of our freshman world civilizations course. The preferred candidate will have a depth of content knowledge combined with experience teaching middle school or 9th-10th graders.

    When you join our innovative humanities department you will:
    • teach three classes of freshman world history
    • 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
    • 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
  • HUMANITIES: PART TIME ARABIC POSITION (Click to expand)

    Come teach Arabic with us for the 2018-19 school year!

    You teach Arabic well because you care deeply about students, think hard about how people learn foreign languages, and enjoy creating an inspirational classroom environment. You are interested in being an ambassador of Arabic language, culture and civilization.

    The Jewish Community High School of the Bay needs a professional educator like you to teach one section of introductory Arabic. We are looking for an experienced Arabic teacher who can be a part of developing our Arabic program as it increases enrollment.

    When you join our Humanities Department you will:

    • teach one class of students grappling with Arabic language acquisition
    • 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
    • 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
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.
Jewish Community High School of the Bay
1835 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
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Phone: 415.345.9777

JCHS is grateful for generous operational, programmatic, and financial support from: