Upper School IB Design Technology Teacher, United States

French-American International School, San FranciscoUnited States

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Our School

French American + International is a PK-12 independent school in San Francisco. Founded in 1962, the school is a multicultural, multilingual educational institution with over 1,100 students across an urban campus in the heart of the city. Guided by the principles of academic rigor and diversity, the French American International School offers programs of study in French and English to prepare its graduates for a world in which the ability to think critically and to communicate across cultures is of paramount importance.


Our international community brings together people from many backgrounds. Together we strive to create a shared culture that develops compassionate, confident and principled people who will make the world better. We base our community on these values: Respect, Integrity, Inclusion, Collaboration, and Curiosity.


Working at French American + International opens up a myriad of opportunities – both personal and professional. Critical to our Strategic Plan in creating a proud, engaged community, we appreciate our faculty and staff by fostering a community of ongoing learning, respect and collegiality and by providing competitive compensation and benefits. It is also of paramount importance to us that we continue to foster an environment of diversity, equity and inclusion as we build a school community of individuals who are an actual representation of the world we live in.

Position Overview

We are seeking an experienced Design Technology teacher who is passionate, engaging and motivated to teach our eager learners in grades 9 and 10 as well as the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program in grades 11 and 12 . Candidates should be compelling educational practitioners who have a strong Design Technology background and are confident in their capacity to create and deliver a dynamic and engaging curriculum.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare engaging and differentiated lesson plans in line with the mission and values of our school.
  • Prepare students for all the components of their Baccalaureate exams.
  • Regularly assess the students’ progress.
  • Participate fully in the professional community and contribute to school life


  • Minimum of 2 years teaching experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in relevant field, Master’s degree preferred
  • Excellent communication skills with both students and parents
  • Positive history of collegiality and collaboration with other teachers and administrators
  • IB experience preferred


  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 403B - 5% match after 2 years of service
  • Commuter Benefits.
  • Long Term Disability
  • 2 Personal days
  • 10 Sick days
  • Paid Holidays and breaks


French American International School is committed to providing an open, fair, inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for all individuals across differences of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, socio-economic status, ethnicity, age, physical ability, or medical condition. We seek to increase the presence, representation and inclusion of U.S. historically under-represented people of color,international, bilingual and bicultural students, faculty and staff; and, to provide an environment that will attract and retain individuals identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and intersex (LGBTQQITo apply

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More about French-American International School, San Francisco
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Address: 150 Oak Street, San Francisco, California, 94102-5912, United States of America. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +1 415 558 2000