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Thank you for your interest in working at JJSE!

Before you consider any specific job openings, please take some time to learn about the school by reviewing this website, in particular our missiondemographics, program design, and our vision of good teaching as described in the JJSE Pedagogy Project. Once you have familiarized yourself with our approach, if you believe that there might be a good fit between you and JJSE, please contact us to set up a visit to the school so you can learn more. If there is a specific opening for which you believe you are qualified, please send your resume to Principal, Nichalous Archibald ( and Assistant Principal, Amanda Chui (

OPENINGS for the 2019-20 School Year:
(as of 7/16/2019)

Community Schools Coordinator Position (filled):

JJSE is hiring for a full-time Community Schools Coordinator Position. This position builds partnerships with organizations in our city that support our 10-12th career awareness and internship program. The qualified applicant has experience working with high school-aged youth 9-12th grade and has extensive knowledge of community-based organizations, companies, and career opportunities in the city of San Francisco. Experience in service learning and/or work-based learning a plus. (This position can be a classified or certificated position depending on credentials and experience.

Full-time English Teacher (filled): This position is best suited for a teacher who is experienced and highly skilled at helping students develop the technical skills of being a communicative, passionate, and organized writer while infusing culturally relevant content and integrated literacy development. This position includes three sections of 9th grade English with a fourth section of either upper division English or an elective class for La Raza Studies along with a 9th grade advisory.

Assistant Principal (filled): June Jordan is looking for an inspiring leader for social justice who thrives in a small and collaborative community and has experience building and maintaining innovative programs. A prepared candidate has leadership experience in an educational setting, either formal or informal, and is committed to building with a group of dedicated educators to continue the philosophical approach of warm demander and strong relationships that makes JJSE a unique setting for students, staff, and families. Please click here for more information on this position.

Half-time CTE Arts, Media & Entertainment Teacher (filled): June Jordan is hiring for a half-time CTE AME teacher. This teacher will teach 1-2 sections of Music Production and have an advisory of students. There may also be an opportunity to coordinate technology needs for staff and students with the vision to bring our school's student-centered technology program to the next level. This includes teacher training, student support, and vision-building programming around creating a technology/arts component for the Senior Capstone project. 

Full-time Chemistry Science Teacher Position (filled): JJSE is looking for a science teacher who is excited to teach Physical Sciences, particularly in the area of Chemistry. Our science program is focused on developing culturally-relevant, student-centered scientific exploration experiences that promote critical thinking, scientific literacy and questioning for our students. The perfect candidate will have experience with fusing social justice and science and providing relevant lab-based instruction for a diverse group of students. This position will include three sections of Chemistry and one of another physical science or Health Science class. This is a full-time position that includes teaching an advisory of 12-15 students who you will work with throughout the year, as well as an elective course of the teacher’s choosing. The ideal candidate has experience working with students who are under-represented in the science field and has a desire to provide pathways for our students to become practicing scientists and science policy makers.

Math Teacher (filled): JJSE is looking for a math teacher with experience teaching urban students, a strong vision for inquiry-based, social justice-focused math instruction, and an interest in working collaboratively with the math team to take our math program to the next level. We have a strong math team with a commitment to complex instruction methodologies and an inquiry-based, experiential approach to mathematics that follows the pedagogy of The Algebra Project. This position includes three sections of 10th grade geometry and one section of upper division Pre-Calculus or Probability/Statistics. All full-time teachers at JJSE also have an advisory of 12-15 students as well as an elective course of the teacher’s choosing.

Half-time or Full-time Spanish Teacher (filled): JJSE is looking for an experienced Spanish teacher that is passionate about working with non-native Spanish speakers and who holds a strong commitment for integrating Latinx culture, social justice, and an action-based approach to their curriculum. 

Please note: JJSE is a San Francisco Unified School District high school, and candidates must apply via SFUSD to be considered for openings at JJSE. The first step in the process, which can be completed immediately, is to submit an application at the SFUSD Search Soft portal. As indicated above, we also recommend that you contact us to schedule a visit and learn more about the school before applying.

This page will be updated periodically.