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Thank you for your interest in a CalWest opening.
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Applying for Position:
The San Francisco School,
San Francisco, CA

This opening calls for specific administration qualifications set by the school.

The San Francisco School

An independent school, pre-K through eighth grade, with a commitment to a multicultural + inclusive community.  The School embraces San Francisco’s ethnic, cultural + economic diversity. Our progressive approach to education encourages children to develop self-reliance, strong academic skills, creativity, + a sense of social justice.

They graduate academically prepared, inquisitive, courageous, + eager for the challenges ahead.

We are committed to increasing staff diversity, both to reflect the high value SFS places on multicultural understanding + for the direct benefit of each student


Come cultivate + celebrate the intellectual, imaginative + humanitarian promise of each student.


Starts August 2019, Part-time – 60% FTE

We seek a team member who is a(n):

  • Talented, student-centered + inspiring counselor or therapist
  • Compassionate listener who is skilled + experienced in guiding students through issues of adolescence (Grades 4-8)
  • Experienced with teaching or youth-group facilitation
  • Culturally competent, engaged community member
  • Excellent communicator + collaborator
  • Stand-up comedian…or at least has a good sense of humor
  • MA in educational counseling, MFT, or MSW preferred

The Work

  • Provide short-term individual + group counseling in support of emotional development + growth
  • Collaborate with teachers to support student social + emotional health and wellness
  • Partner with parents/guardians to support student social + emotional health + wellness
  • Work closely with the Head of Upper School + US Learning Specialist in support of student well-being
  • Collaborate to design + implement a health + wellness scope and sequence
  • Co-lead a 6th Grade student Skills class with US Learning Specialist
  • Coordinate Sex Education Program with outside contractor as well as other guest-speaker opportunities
  • Organize a parent/guardian education programming centered on social + emotional health + wellness of adolescence
  • Maintain a diverse network of outside resources through which external referrals can be made

If you are ready to join us, send a single document by 4/15 with your letter of interest, resume + 3 references.

CalWest and our partner schools are unable to respond to all applicants.

Candidates may be submitted to multiple positions during their time with CalWest. Also, candidates may not be chosen to move forward in the search they initially expressed interest in pursuing.

Our client schools make the final decisions.

Deciding to Apply

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About CalWest Educators Placement

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If you have questions about the qualifications to apply, please contact us at mysearch@calwesteducators.com.