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K-5 Teachers (2019-2020)

La Scuola International School is seeking an experienced, passionate and highly-skilled elementary school teacher for our 2019/20 school year.

We are an IB accredited school in San Francisco, California, offering a K-8 Italian immersion program. We are particularly interested in teachers with experience in the IB-PYP. Applicants should be able to teach an inquiry-based curriculum, be strong team players and be very proactive and flexible. Final candidates need to be prepared for a teaching demonstration (or a video if they are overseas).



 Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Education; Master’s degree highly desirable

 Minimum of 3 years’ experience teaching in K-5 grade level, preferably in an immersion program

 Bilingual and bi-literate in Italian and English with native or near-native Italian proficiency

 Problem solving, creativity, excellent multitasking skills, and ability to thrive in a start-up environment are a must


Required Skills and Pre-requisites:

 Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in English/Italian

 Excellent verbal and written skills, as well as outstanding interpersonal skills

 Problem solving, creativity, multitasking skills

 Ability to thrive in a start-up environment

 Strong teaching ability; enjoy working with children and adolescents

 Ability to work well with students and colleagues; willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the La Scuola community

 Obvious passion for the academic subject matter being taught

 Commitment to equity, inclusion and a diverse community

 Excellent attendance and punctuality


You must be authorized to work in the USA.

Final candidate will need to pass Criminal Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation Fingerprint Clearance, Physical Exam, TB Test and other immunization requirements.

Pay will be depend on qualifications and experience.
Medical, Dental and Commuter Benefits available. The school also offers life insurance, long term disability, warm lunch and fringe benefits, such as sick leave, PTO and paid holidays.

Non-Discrimination Policy

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at La Scuola will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities. La Scuola does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, marital status, veteran status, gender identity, physical or mental disability (actual or perceived), medical condition, genetic characteristics, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including hiring, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, layoff, promotion, transfer and access to benefits and training.

To be considered for the position, please send a letter of intent, a resume and a minimum of 3 references to HR@lascuolasf.org.