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At San Francisco University High School, we believe that the deepest learning requires collaboration among people who embody a diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, experiences, and perspectives. In order to build and sustain a community that comprises a wide range of social and cultural identities, we must continually engage in furthering our self-knowledge, equity literacy, and ability to communicate effectively across differences. We challenge ourselves to do this work on both a personal and institutional level, recognizing that our community is part of a larger and more complex world.

San Francisco University High School wishes to announce an opening for a music instructor. The primary responsibilities will include teaching and conducting student performers in our vocal classes and groups. Additional roles may include teaching music theory, coaching small-group music projects teams, and possibly lead classes in songwriting and serve as Music Director for our Spring Musical.

A strong candidate should be an expert in vocal techniques, be an able accompanist, be proficient with the phonetic alphabet, have experience and skill with arranging music, can program a variety of choral works from the traditional choral canon through new/modern choral repertoire, and who maintains an active professional life in their musical community. We are seeking someone who enjoys collaboration and who will be an eager partner in shaping the direction of this evolving program.

San Francisco University High School is a college preparatory school. We seek teachers who are thoroughly educated in their disciplines, who are devoted to the love of learning, and who will contribute to the school’s invigorating intellectual climate. Throughout the school, we seek to hire adults who are stimulating and supportive in their work with students and who share our belief in the moral and educational value of diversity.

If you are interested in being a candidate, please prepare a resume, cover letter, and a portfolio including: videos of vocal groups you have conducted, choral arrangements (if any), sample syllabus, and anything else you would like to include to give the search committee a sense of your teaching. Please submit all materials using the online application.


San Francisco University High School is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. School policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.


Salary is based on years of relevant experience. The instructor salary range for the 2022-23 runs from $76,331 (step 1) to $145,180 (step 38).


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