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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 Rubie Macaraeg (, Jessica Huang (, Nichalous Archibald (

OPENINGS for the 2019-20 School Year:
(as of 3/15/2019)

Principal: Our principal of 7 years is leaving JJSE to work and travel out of the country with her family. We are looking for an experienced leader who has experience working in small schools, centers social justice in everything they do, and has experience building innovative and equity-centered programs for students of all backgrounds. Please click here for a thorough description of the Principal position at JJSE.

Full-time Chemistry Science Teacher Position: 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: 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: 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. 

Peer Resources Educator Pathway Coordinator at June Jordan School for Equity (click here for detailed job description)

The Educator Pathway Program coalesces programs that support youth with skill-development and opportunities to be the educator leaders for the community, providing brighter futures for youth and a next-generation impact. This includes: Peer Resources’ High School Educator Pathway Program at three southeastern San Francisco high schools, training 150 high school students as future educators with work-based learning, academic credits, and SFUSD’s only University of San Francisco dual-enrollment college credit course; the Alumni Intern Program, serving transitional age youth and alumni of Peer Resources and SFUSD, training them as educators at sites through paid work; and as the lead agency for the San Francisco Educator Pathway Coalition, building a school-to-liberation pipeline, and preparing and supporting homegrown teachers to lead our schools.

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.