• Full Time
  • San Francisco
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Chinese American International School seeks a

7th/8th Grade Social Studies
Long-Term Substitute (March-June and Aug-Nov. 2023)

This is an English language position; no Chinese language proficiency required

Exempt, full-time position



The Chinese American International School has an exciting opportunity for a full-time, long-term substitute in seventh and eighth grade social studies at our new state of the art 888 Turk Street Middle School campus. Running from early March, 2023 through November, 2023 the substitute will carry out all of the responsibilities of a lead teacher.  This is an ideal opportunity for a new teacher to gain experience, or for a more experienced teacher to return to the classroom.


This position will run from March 8 through November 17, 2023 (off for summer break from June 23 through August 14 and will teach two sections per day of approximately 20 students each, meeting daily with an advisory group, and performing various collateral duties such as lunch and morning supervision. Working with the English Language Program Director and the Head of the Middle School, the substitute will be responsible for providing instruction that follows the CAIS ESS curriculum, assessing student work, providing formative and summative feedback, and classroom management.



Bachelor’s degree
Teaching experience with demonstrated success
Commitment to meeting the needs of individual learners and promoting social and emotional development
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Dedication to equity and inclusion and ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds
Commitment to school mission, policies, and initiatives


We value, but do not require, the following attributes:
Teaching credential, Master’s in Education (M.Ed.), or equivalent


As the nation’s first dual language Chinese and English Preschool through 8th grade school, CAIS embodies its mission by working continuously to maintain our role as a leader in immersion education. We are known as an ambitious school, and we have embarked on a multi-year vision to reimagine immersion, reimagine our culture of learning, reimagine character and community, and reimagine our learning spaces. Our three campuses are currently located in the Hayes Valley neighborhood of San Francisco. We are thrilled to announce that we have purchased a campus on 19th Avenue in San Francisco which will more than double our program space and allow all divisions to be together on one spectacular campus. We anticipate moving all divisions to the new campus in the 2024-2025 school year.


CAIS’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is central to our mission. People of color and LGBTQIA candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Email cover letter, resume, and list of references to middle_school_jobs@cais.org. In the subject line, please indicate “7th/8th Grade Long-Term Leave Social Studies Teacher.”  Please no calls.

Salary Range is $72,500- $120,500.


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