Website The Bay School of San Francisco

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Substitute Teachers

REPORTS TO: Dean of Faculty

EMPLOYEE STATUS: Temporary, Exempt, Part-Time

Located in the Presidio of San Francisco, The Bay School is an independent, college-preparatory high school committed to equity and belonging within Bay and beyond. The school seeks to provide its students with a challenging, innovative curriculum and a collaborative, supportive community. Our staff and faculty members (“Staffulty”) foster and model curiosity, critical thinking, intentionality, open dialogue, and good humor. Bay students have been described as engaged and thoughtful self-advocates who value community and courage. Please visit our precepts and academics pages to learn more about our school.

The Bay School considers all qualified applicants for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, identity, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression (SOGIE), ability or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to having a staffulty and student body that reflect the diversity of the Bay Area. We strongly encourage those with a demonstrated dedication to social justice, collaboration, innovation and student-centered education to apply. We encourage BIPOC candidates to apply.

We do not sponsor work visas.

Position Summary
We are seeking substitute teachers for the 2023-2024 academic year. Substitute teachers are responsible for the safety and well-being of the students in the classroom, for upholding the school’s rules and culture, and for administering the instructor’s lesson plan. Remuneration is $50-$65 per class. Typically a substitute will sub 3-4 classes a day. Substitute teachers are usually contacted by the school at least 24 hours in advance of the day for which they are needed.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Possesses a minimum of a bachelor’s degree;
  • Has experience in a school or other educational institution as a teacher, teacher’s aide or support staff;
  • Finds resonance with The Bay School’s educational approach and philosophy;
  • Brings a diversity of teaching and life experience to our community.


Job offers are contingent upon clear LiveScan fingerprinting and TB risk assessment. Other requirements include completing first aid/CPR training, mandated reporter training, anti-harassment training, and bloodborne pathogen training. Access to these mandatory trainings are provided and paid for by the school. Must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

If interested in being on our substitute teacher list, please review our website ( to learn more about The Bay School and our community. To apply for the Substitute Teaching position, email all of the items below to:, subject line: SUBS.

  1. Cover letter describing your interest in the position as well as how you anticipate contributing to The Bay School.
  2. Resume/C.V.
  3. A list of references–minimum of 3 (preferably those who have seen you work with students)

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