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Silicon Valley International School seeks faculty and staff members who have an international mindset and are dedicated to nurturing and fostering open-minded, reflective, curious, bold, caring, and knowledgeable students.
Why join the INTL community?
As a community, we work to build an environment of respect and belonging, where everyone is encouraged to connect with others and to create across cultures.

By teaching through language and culture, INTL cultivates within our students, an open mind and open heart, leading them to utilize what they have learned and to take action locally, nationally, and globally. 

INTL leadership, faculty, and staff share the same open mind and open heart and are passionate about the school's mission to educate students through an inquiry-based bilingual program. INTL attracts a diverse, connected group consisting of numerous identities, each with a valued and unique perspective and voice. 

Dependent upon employment status, employees are offered medical, dental, and vision insurance; paid holidays; a generous amount of paid time off for personal rejuvenation, travel, discovery, and learning; professional development; life and international travel insurance; tuition remission; and a plethora of opportunities to become involved in the heart and life of the school. 

If you are interested in joining our vibrant bilingual and multicultural community and inspiring young global citizens to develop confidence, integrity, responsibility, critical thinking skills and a lifelong love of learning, please review our list of available positions.

Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes employment decisions based on merit. INTL prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. INTL will afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees as to all terms and conditions of employment, including without limitation, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, transfer, discipline and termination.
 
 
 

Current Open Positions

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  • Custodian & Maintenance Associate

    The Custodian and Maintenance Associate is a member of the facilities team and will perform cleaning, set-up, and tear-down for events, minor equipment maintenance, and grounds-keeping tasks to ensure the care and upkeep of school property. This is a non-exempt position reporting to the  Director of Facilities, Safety, and Operations. They will work Tuesday – Saturday, providing services for one campus in Palo Alto and another in Menlo Park. An alternate schedule may be required, [an occasional  Monday] to cover vacations and/or extended absences. Working hours will vary between  7 am-6 pm per operational needs.
    Essential Functions:
     
    • Maintains cleanliness and upkeep of interior and exterior of school facilities including clean restrooms, sweep and mop floors, empty and clean waste bins.
    • Open campus, unlock doors, walk grounds, and building for a safety check and maintenance needs. Note all safety & maintenance concerns and correct them. Walk outside grounds picking up trash on field, playground, and parking lot. Blow clear entrances and wipe clean school front doors. Put up flags. Open auto entrance gate prior to the student drop-off.
    • Set up and clean up after student lunch, pick up litter, and clean surfaces.
    • Completes assigned work orders in a timely manner. 
    • Sets up, moves, and arranges furniture and equipment for assemblies, meetings, or other special events as assigned. 
    • Performs routine maintenance and minor repairs of building and equipment.
    • Performs a variety of custodial and minor maintenance activities including picking up litter, disposing of waste and debris, cleaning surfaces, floors, and bathrooms
    • Perform grounds maintenance activities, i.e., clean parking lot and walk school grounds to collect trash; cut, mow, weed, edge, blow grass, and plant foliage.
    • Maintain shrubbery and trees, i.e., pruning limbs, shaping hedges, cutting branches.
    • Maintain all structures, including playground and field equipment, repairing fences and gates, and preparing athletic fields.
    • Operates various electric, gas, and manually powered tools and equipment, i.e., saws, sprayers, air compressors, mowers, blowers, weed-eaters, hedge trimmers.
    • Responds to and takes appropriate actions in the event of emergency or critical incidents to resolve, confine or prevent potentially injurious or hazardous conditions.
    • Other tasks as assigned.
      
    Qualifications:
     
    • Ability to complete online time and attendance forms, and read and send emails.
    • Ability to obtain the O.S.H.A. certification within 90-days of employment and apply working knowledge of O.S.H.A. requirements to your daily schedule.
    • Must pass Federal and State criminal background checks with the ability to work in a licensed daycare facility.
    • Must possess a valid CA driver’s license and maintain automobile insurance at all times. 
    • Physical Requirements and Work Environment
    • Ability to work indoors or outdoors, in various weather conditions, while performing the duties of this job.  The Custodian with potential exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as strong odors, fumes, dust, wetness, humidity, temperature, and noise extremes.
    • Experience operating pressure washers, tree trimmers, and leaf blowers. 
    • Tasks involve heavy physical effort including climbing, balancing, kneeling, crouching, lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials weighing 20 to 50 pounds; may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials weighing up to 100 pounds.
    • High school diploma or GED, previously related experience required
    • Understand and follow oral and written instructions
    • Ability to pass and perform basic first aid and CPR.
    • Must have TB clearance prior to the start of employment and current vaccinations as required by licensing or other state-required legislation for a school.
     
     
    Compensation:
     
    Competitive salary and benefits based on education and experience.

    To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to employment@svintl.org. No phone calls, please.
     
     
    Benefits:
     
    Full-time employees are eligible to receive  6 paid holidays and an additional 10 paid holidays at the end of December.  They are also eligible to participate in the school medical benefits plan, and receive paid sick leave and 6 weeks of accrued PTO. 
     
     
     
     
    Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes employment decisions based on merit. INTL prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. INTL will afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees as to all terms and conditions of employment, including without limitation, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, transfer, discipline, and termination.
     
     
     
  • Elementary English Teacher

    Silicon Valley International School seeks an Elementary English Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.  Elementary School (PYP) Teachers develop schemes of work and lesson plans in line with curriculum objectives. They facilitate learning by establishing a relationship with students and by their organization of learning resources and the classroom learning environment. They develop and foster the appropriate skills and social abilities to enable the optimum development of children, according to age, ability, and aptitude. They assess and record progress and prepare students for middle school. They link students' knowledge to earlier learning and develop ways to encourage it further. PYP Teachers challenge and inspire students to help them deepen their knowledge and understanding.  

    The Elementary English Teacher must demonstrate commitment to INTL’s mission and the population we serve, as well as be experienced with teaching at the Early Years level.  He or she must also be responsible, self-motivated, friendly, willing to work with a team of colleagues and be accepting and adaptable to a working environment with different cultures.

    The position involves teaching through inquiry according to the PYP framework, while also ensuring foundational skill acquisition, and collaborating extensively with English, French, and Chinese teachers. Time for collaboration with the other teachers is built into the schedule. INTL seeks teachers who know how to combine academic rigor with student engagement and have experience with inquiry-based teaching and learning.
    Typical work activities include:
    • Teaching all areas of the Elementary School curriculum as designated
    • Following guidelines and mission of Silicon Valley International School (INTL) and International Baccalaureate PYP Programme
    • Taking responsibility for the progress of one or two classes of Elementary School students at a grade level
    • Organizing the classroom and learning resources to create a positive learning environment
    • Planning, preparing and presenting lessons that cater for the needs of the whole ability range within their class
    • Motivating students with enthusiastic, imaginative presentation/engagements and respectful interactions
    • Managing student behavior and maintaining discipline
    • Preparing, documenting, evaluating, and communicating to facilitate positive student development
    • Meeting requirements for the assessment and recording of students' development
    • Providing feedback to parents on the student's progress at parents' conferences and other (often less formal) meetings and report cards
    • Collaborating with others to plan and coordinate work, liaising with colleagues and working flexibly
    • Staying up to date with changes and developments in the structure of the curriculum
    • Taking part in school events and activities that can be run on weekends or evenings
    • Planning and participating in field trips
    • Monitoring recess/lunch
    • Other duties as required to perform the job

    Qualifications:
    • University degree
    • Minimum 5 years experience teaching elementary school children
    • Experience with the Primary Years Program (PYP) of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) preferred
    • Native English speaker

    Physical Requirements of the Job:
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must frequently:
    • Stand for long periods of time
    • Speak clearly so listeners can understand and understand the speech of another person
    • Lift and/or move up to 40 pounds
    • Be able to climb, crouch, kneel, bend, balance, stoop, stretch, twist, reach out, crawl and be on the floor with children
    • Be able to physically control and/or restrain a young child solely for the purpose of avoiding dangerous situations for the child and/or others (1st/2nd grade)
    • Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble very small objects
    • Read, see details of objects that are more than a few feet away and see differences between colors

     
    Compensation:
    Competitive salary and benefits based on education and experience

    Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes employment decisions based on merit.  INTL prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. INTL will afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees as to all terms and conditions of employment, including without limitation, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, transfer, discipline and termination.
     
    To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to employment@svintl.org
    No phone calls please.
  • Elementary English Teacher- Floater

    Silicon Valley International School seeks a Floating Elementary English Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. Elementary School (PYP) Teachers develop schemes of work and lesson plans in line with curriculum objectives. They facilitate learning by establishing a relationship with students and by their organization of learning resources and the classroom learning environment. They develop and foster the appropriate skills and social abilities to enable the optimum development of children, according to age, ability, and aptitude. They assess and record progress and prepare students for middle school. They link students' knowledge to earlier learning and develop ways to encourage it further. PYP Teachers challenge and inspire students to help them deepen their knowledge and understanding. 

    The Elementary English Teacher must demonstrate commitment to INTL’s mission and the population we serve, as well as be experienced with teaching at the Early Years level. He or she must also be responsible, self-motivated, friendly, willing to work with a team of colleagues, and be accepting and adaptable to a working environment with different cultures. 

    The position involves teaching through inquiry according to the PYP framework, while also ensuring foundational skill acquisition, and collaborating extensively with English, French, and Chinese teachers. Time for collaboration with the other teachers is built into the schedule. INTL seeks teachers who know how to combine academic rigor with student engagement and have experience with inquiry-based teaching and learning. 

    The Floating Teacher is a member of the classroom team who helps plan and initiate meaningful learning activities for the Primary Years Program, grade Kindergarten through 5th. Floating Teachers are assigned to a classroom as needed and the assignment changes according to the need. 
    Typical work activities include: 
    • Teaching all areas of the Elementary School curriculum as designated 
    • Following guidelines and mission of Silicon Valley International School (INTL) and International Baccalaureate PYP Programme 
    • Taking responsibility for the progress of one or two classes of Elementary School students at a grade level 
    • Organizing the classroom and learning resources to create a positive learning environment 
    • Planning, preparing and presenting lessons that cater for the needs of the whole ability range within their class 
    • Motivating students with enthusiastic, imaginative presentation/engagements and respectful interactions 
    • Managing student behavior and maintaining discipline 
    • Preparing, documenting, evaluating, and communicating to facilitate positive student development 
    • Meeting requirements for the assessment and recording of students' development 
    • Providing feedback to parents on the student's progress at parents' conferences and other (often less formal) meetings and report cards 
    • Collaborating with others to plan and coordinate work, liaising with colleagues and working flexibly 
    • Staying up to date with changes and developments in the structure of the curriculum 
    • Taking part in school events and activities that can be run on weekends or evenings 
    • Planning and participating in field trips 
    • Monitoring recess/lunch 
    • Other duties as required to perform the job 
    Qualifications: 
    • University degree 
    • Minimum 5 years experience teaching elementary school children 
    • Experience with the Primary Years Program (PYP) of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) preferred 
    • Native English speaker 
    Physical Requirements of the Job: 
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must frequently: 
    • Stand for long periods of time Speak clearly so listeners can understand and understand the speech of another person 
    • Lift and/or move up to 40 pounds 
    • Be able to climb, crouch, kneel, bend, balance, stoop, stretch, twist, reach out,  crawl and be on the floor with children 
    • Be able to physically control and/or restrain a young child solely for the purpose of avoiding dangerous situations for the child and/or others (1st/2nd grade) 
    • Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble very small objects 
    • Read, see details of objects that are more than a few feet away and see differences between colors 
    Compensation: 
    Competitive salary and benefits based on education and experience 

    To Apply:
    Please send your resume and cover letter to employment@svintl.org.  Please no phone calls or drop-ins. 

    Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes employment decisions based on merit.  INTL prohibits discrimination based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. INTL will afford equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees as to all terms and conditions of employment, including, without limitation, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, transfer, discipline, and termination.
  • Extended Care Support Staff

    The Extended Care and Afterschool Support Staff member will be considered a full-time non-exempt position. The position will supervise students during lunch, recesses, and extended after-school days and support the school with other tasks as needed, such as help in the Media Hub, ES Student Council, and more assigned by the Elementary school  Dean and/or  Director Enrichment.  The position reports to the Elementary Dean of students for all student behavior concerns and the logistics of the daily operation of the Elementary school.

    The position requires the successful candidate to supervise and support students during recesses, lunches, and extended after-school days. The position also assists and supports the school-themed events’ decorations, organization, and light cleaning, in addition to other tasks as needed.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Supervise students in the class, at recess, lunch, dismissal, and extended care (playground, lunch area, hallways, classrooms if needed).  Common sense, communication, and teamwork are the keywords for this position.
    • Prioritize student safety at all times
    • Be attentive to student’s needs and attentive to details
    • Learn, support, and reinforce school values
    • Maintain a  safe, harmonious, and positive atmosphere on the playground and campus.
    • Learn and appropriately apply the school’s policies and procedures and other regulations related to the position. Read the employee handbook.
    • Work respectfully and cooperatively with others.  Maintain a good attitude toward colleagues, parents, and kids
    • Implement and organize age-appropriate games and activities
    • Assist in resolving student conflicts on the playground.
    • Keep the work up to date and provide oral or written (if needed) reports on students’ conflicts, dynamics, and interactions to her supervisor and principals.
    • Assure students arrive to class in a timely manner; collect equipment left on the playground areas.
    • Maintain appropriate confidentiality about the status of students and school activities
    • Assist in weekly meetings with supervisor and rest of recess/ EC staff
    • Your supervisor may assign other duties/ responsibilities

    Position Qualifications/Skills

    • High School diploma or GED
    • Previous experience working with children and be attentive to their needs
    • Demonstrate a positive attitude and be a team player
    • Be reliable and punctual
    • Be able to implement and organize age-appropriate games and activities
    • Have good oral and written communication skills
    • Speaking Mandarin Chinese or French is a plus
    • Current CPR and 1st Aid certifications preferred
     
    BENEFITS
    We are pleased to offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package, for qualified employees.
     
    • Medical (Sutter and Kaiser) [some plans paid at 100% by school]
    • Guardian: Dental PPO, VSP
    • Short-Term  and Long Term Disability 
    • Basic Term Life and AD&D to $50,000 
    • Personal Time Off (Staff) – accrue 6-weeks  and 2-days per year
    • Paid sick leave – hours equivalent to ten (10) calendar days per year
    • Paid Holidays - six holidays and 10-days at the end of December
    • 403(b) – eligible to enroll and participate immediately
    • 403(b) – Employer match begins after 2 years and 1,000 hours of service per year:
      • 5% years 3 through 10 AND 7% after 10 years
     

    Working Conditions

    • Working with children and youth involves extensive physical activity, mental alertness, and enthusiasm
    • Good general health, physical stamina, and emotional stability are essential
    • Ability to hear within normal range, and communicate effectively in person or via telephone in a manner which can be understood by those with whom the person is speaking, including a diverse population
    • Ability to move quickly to address emergency or potentially dangerous situations
    • Ability to move about the building and the organization as needed
    • Must be able to work outdoors in various types of weather conditions
    • On occasion must lift up to 35 lbs

    Expectations for Mini-Camp and Summer Camp

    Employees are expected to work 6-weeks of mini and summer camps. During summer care and mini-camp, Extended Care and Afterschool Support Staff are considered camp counselors, during various camps. They are expected to plan and implement activities. Your supervisor may assign other duties/ responsibilities tied under the guidance and supervision of the Enrichment Support Director or Assistant Director. 
     
    The Enrichment Support Director or Assistant Director will provide a theme for the camps and help to organize planning. Camp counselors can use the available time the week before the mini-camp for planning and preparation. Time will be given in the summer care schedule to allow for weekly planning and preparation.  

    Compensation 
    Competitive salary and benefits based on education and experience 


    Please send your Resume and Cover Letter to employment@svintl.org.  Please no phone calls or drop-ins. 

    Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes employment decisions based on merit.  INTL prohibits discrimination based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. INTL will afford equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees as to all terms and conditions of employment, including, without limitation, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, transfer, discipline, and termination.
  • Facilities Coordinator

    Silicon Valley International School is seeking an experienced facilities coordinator, who will serve as administrative assistant to the Director of Facilities, Safety & Operations (DFSO).   The qualified candidate will have 2-3 years of experience with facilities work control utilizing a ticket management system. This person will work closely with the DFSO to coordinate work for the school's five maintenance staff for day-to-day operations of the two campuses located in Palo Alto and Menlo Park. This person will be responsible for procuring supplies and equipment to support the schools’ operational and building needs as well as manage building keys.  Experience with purchasing and financial transaction processing is a must. Utilizing one of the schools’ fleet vehicles, this person will transport mail and packages between the two campuses once a day or occasionally more often if needed.
    Work Control
     
    Ticket Management: The Facilities Coordinator will be the owner of our team’s ticket intake system, ensuring that all requests are handled quickly and professionally. Under the direction of the DFSO, the FC will monitor and assign tickets to maintenance staff and communicate with faculty and staff progress updates to close out work. Must have experience with web help desk or similar web-based ticketing systems, and have strong excel or data visualization skills.
     
    Purchasing
    • Research products, pricing and vendors.
    • Prepare purchase orders and capital requests for furniture, supplies and equipment.
    • Place supply orders as needed and review monthly usage reports for supplies to identify where costs and/or services can be improved.
    • Reconcile expenses and prepare expense reports for monthly credit cards.
    • Coordinate shipping logistics: freight quotes & prepare shipping & return labels.
    • Monitor and maintain appropriate inventory levels, including emergency safety and first aid supplies.
    • Maintains internal catalog of supply products, supplier database, purchase records, and related documentation, as well as research replacements as needed.
    • Coordinate the purchase/rental of trial supplies and equipment, as needed.
    • Ensure all purchases are accurate in quantity, priced per quote and aligns with capital requests.
    • Coordinate delivery of all furniture/equipment.
    • Collect and maintain Certificates of Insurance for all active vendors.
    Key Management
    Distribute keys to new hires &current personnel and collect keys at the end of employment. Oversees the key inventory system including key audits. Ensures an accurate record of all keys assigned to departmental staff.
     
    Education and Work Experience
    2-3 years of facilities administration or similar field, within a primary school is a plus.
    Desired Skills and Qualifications
    • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with the appropriate discretion.
    • Ability to respond to daily competing priorities and use sound judgment to shuffle tasks as needed.
    • Ability to maintain a cooperative and professional working relationship.
    • Excellent customer service and time management skills.
    • Attention to detail.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Exceptional customer service skills and the ability to handle complicated matters and/or complaints in a calm, courteous and diplomatic manner.
    • Knowledge of facilities management.
    • Experience with web-based ticketing systems, web help desk a plus.
    • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word), Adobe Acrobat and other applications as required.
    Physical Requirements & Work Standards
    • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
    • Frequently sitting.
    • Occasionally stand/walk, reach/work above shoulders, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, use a telephone, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
    • Rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat, kneel/crawl.
    • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
    To apply to this position, send your resume and cover letter to employment@svintl.org.  Please no phone calls.
     
    Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes employment decisions based on merit.  INTL prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. INTL will afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees as to all terms and conditions of employment, including without limitation, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, transfer, discipline, and termination.
     
  • Preschool Learning Assistant - Early Years

    Start Date: Immediate Openings
     
    As a Learning Assistant at Silicon Valley International School you will work closely with our international group of teachers to support early years students in their learning. Your primary responsibility is in the safety and social emotional wellbeing of our students. This is a full time position with a comprehensive benefits package, competitive pay commensurate with years of experience and generous paid time off (eight weeks per full year of employment).
     
    The Learning Assistant works within the framework of the job description and assignment and makes decisions only within that framework.  Learning Assistants are required to maintain certifications as required by the school and/or Social Services. In addition, they should keep all relevant certifications current.
     
    Learning-Assistants are expected to
    • Follow Social Services requirements and stay with the students at all times.
    • Demonstrate ethical behavior, responsible behavior towards attendance and work schedule
    • Be knowledgeable of and follow School policies and procedures, particularly those dealing with confidentiality, cross-cultural understanding, discipline, harassment and communication, health and safety, or Licensing Regulations.
    • Actively supervise lunch, recess, and the extended day program as noted in the schedule. Active, visual supervision is expected at all times.
    • Promote an atmosphere of respect for students and adults
    • Work to support the philosophy of the school
    • Address conflicts with colleagues/ teacher/Licensing & Enrichment Director first, then principal if the issue remains
    • Participate in in-service activities as requested
    • Refer all inquiries and concerns about the student to the teacher/Licensing & Enrichment Director and the Principal if needed
    • Assist in attendance, record keeping, student’s work filing, classroom clean up and decoration, and snack preparation.
    • Assist in the implementation of the classroom management
    • Support and promote goals for the class community, as well as the goals for the social and emotional development of the children
    • Lead some small group activities as instructed by the teacher/ Enrichment Support Director
    • Meet weekly with the teacher to get information on upcoming activities and preparation needed
    • Assist in preparing the learning environment, setting up activity centers, and preparing needed material and supplies in advance, as instructed by the teacher/Licensing & Enrichment Director
    • Note: Preparation should be made when the Employee is not responsible for supervising the students.
    During the academic year, learning-assistants are not expected to:
    • Plan and initiate learning activities; for example, develop specific lesson plans, select learning materials
    • Report to parents on pedagogical matters or student academic performances
    Expectations for mini-camp and summer care
    During summer care and mini-camp, learning assistants are considered camp counselors. All learning assistance must work 6-out of the 9 camps [summer or mini]. They are expected to plan and implement activities under the guidance and supervision of the Enrichment Support Director or Assistant Director.
     
    The Licensing & Enrichment Director will provide a theme for the camps and help to organize planning. Camp counselors can use the available time the week before the mini-camp for planning and preparation. Time will be given in the summer care schedule to allow for weekly planning and preparation. 
     
    Note: All learning-assistants are expected to follow these guidelines. In instances where an employee is not meeting expectations, the Licensing & Enrichment and/or Principal will follow up with a verbal warning. If the issue persists, a written warning will be issued, and the matter will be taken up with the Head of School.
     
     
    QUALIFICATIONS
    • 12 Early Childhood Education Units minimum
    • Minimum 2 years experience working with Early Years age children
    • Native French, Chinese, or German speakers especially encouraged to apply
    • Experience with the Primary Years Program (PYP) of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) preferred
    BENEFITS
    We are pleased to offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package.
    • Medical (Sutter and Kaiser)
    • Guardian: Dental PPO, VSP
    • Short-Term  and Long Term Disability
    • Basic Term Life and AD&D to $50,000
    • Personal Time Off (Staff) – accrue 6-weeks per year
    • Paid sick leave – hours equivalent to ten (10) calendar days per year
    • Paid Holidays - six holiday and 10-days at the end of December
    • 403(b) – eligible to enroll and participate immediately
    • 403(b) – Employer match begins after 2 years and 1,000 hours of service per year:
      • 5% years 3 through 10 AND 7% after 10 years
     
     
    Physical Requirements of the Job:
     
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must frequently:
     
    • Working with young children involves extensive physical activity, mental alertness and enthusiasm
    • Good general health, physical stamina and emotional stability are essential
    • Ability to hear within normal range, and communicate effectively in person or via telephone in a manner which can be understood by those with whom the person is speaking, including a diverse population
    • Ability to move quickly to address emergency or potentially dangerous situations
    • Able to work outdoors in various types of weather conditions
    • On occasion must lift up to 35 lbs

    How to Apply:
     Would you please send your resume and your cover letter to employment@svintl.org.  Please no phone calls or drop-ins; thank you. 
     
    Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes employment decisions based on merit.  INTL prohibits discrimination based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. INTL will afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees as to all terms and conditions of employment, including, without limitation, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, transfer, discipline, and termination.
  • Professeur·e, des écoles - (French Teacher)

    L’École Internationale de la Silicon Valley, homologuée par le Ministère de l’Éducation Nationale, recrute pour l’année scolaire 2021/2022 des professeur·e des écoles, pour des classes de niveau maternelle et élémentaire.
     
    De langue maternelle française et idéalement titulaire de l’éducation nationale, l’enseignant·e sera le garant de la mise en place des programmes officiels, tout en assurant le développement global des élèves en tant qu'individus accomplis et citoyens responsables.
     
    L'enseignante devra travailler en étroite collaboration avec ses collègues de cycle, dans un contexte multilingue et multiculturel.
     
    Un bon niveau d’anglais, ainsi qu’une expérience en FLE sont fortement souhaités.
    Typical work activities include:
    • Teaching all areas of the curriculum
    • Following guidelines and mission of Silicon Valley International School (INTL), including standards of the French national curriculum, as well as the International Baccalaureate PYP Programme
    • Taking responsibility for the progress of a class of Elementary School students at a grade level (age 3-11)
    • Organizing the classroom and learning resources to create a positive learning environment
    • Planning, preparing and presenting lessons that cater for the needs of the whole ability range within their class
    • Motivating students with enthusiastic, imaginative presentation/engagements and respectful interactions
    • Managing student behavior and maintaining discipline
    • Preparing, documenting, evaluating, and communicating to facilitate positive student development
    • Meeting requirements for the assessment and recording of students' development
    • Providing feedback to parents on the student's progress at parents' conferences and other (often less formal) meetings and report cards
    • Collaborating with others to plan and coordinate work, liaising with colleagues and working flexibly
    • Staying up to date with changes and developments in the structure of the curriculum
    • Taking part in school events and activities that can be run at weekends or evenings
    • Planning and participating in field trips
    • Monitoring recess/lunch
    • Other duties as required to perform the job
     
    Physical Requirements of the Job:
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must frequently:
    • Stand for long periods of time
    • Speak clearly so listeners can understand and understand the speech of another person
    • Lift and/or move up to 40 pounds
    • Be able to climb, crouch, kneel, bend, balance, stoop, stretch, twist, reach out, crawl and be on the floor with children
    • Be able to physically control and/or restrain a young child solely for the purpose of avoiding dangerous situations for the child and/or others
    • Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble very small objects
    • Read, see details of objects that are more than a few feet away and see differences between colors
     
     
    Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes employment decisions based on merit.  INTL prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. INTL will afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees as to all terms and conditions of employment, including without limitation, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, transfer, discipline, and termination.
     
    To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to employment@svintl.org
    No phone calls, please.
     
  • Receptionists-Willows Campus

    As a Receptionist, you will be the first point of contact for our school. Our Receptionist’s duties include offering administrative support across the organization. You will welcome guests and greet people who visit. You will also coordinate front-desk activities, including distributing correspondence and redirecting phone calls, or accepting deliveries. 

    This is a part-time position: 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm, working 20-hours per week,  Monday through Friday

    Location: Willows Campus: 475 Pope St., Menlo Park, CA 94025

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Great all visitors, students, faculty, and staff member in a welcoming manner 
    • You will be responsible for answering, screening, and routing all incoming telephone calls
    • Take care of all student requests and attend to minor injuries 
    • Minor secretarial duties
    • Keep office and adjoining areas well maintained
    • Direct visitors to the appropriate person and office
    • Ensure reception area is tidy and presentable, with all necessary material (e.g. pens, forms, and band-aids)
    • Provide basic and accurate information in-person and via phone/email
    • Receive, sort, and distribute deliveries
    • Maintain office security by following safety procedures and controlling access via the reception desk (monitor logbook,)
    • Clean, apply ice and minor bandage cuts and treat minor injuries as appropriate, log and issue notices
    • Take care of miscellaneous student requests as appropriate
    • Keep office and adjoining areas well maintained
      • Keep all floor spaces, hallways, doorways, and counter spaces free and   safe for regular traffic
      • Alert  administration of all safety and other appropriate issues
      • Maintain an organized workspace
      • Maintain all office machines via existing service contracts

    Requirements
    • Proven work experience as a Receptionist, Front Office Representative, or similar role
    • The ability to speak, German, French, or Spanish is a plus
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
    • Hands-on experience with office equipment (e.g. fax machines and printers)
    • Professional attitude and appearance
    • Solid written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
    • Customer service attitude
    • High school degree; additional certification in Office Management is a plus

    Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes employment decisions based on merit.  INTL prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. INTL will afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees as to all terms and conditions of employment, including without limitation, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, transfer, discipline, and termination.
  • School Nurse/Health Coordinator

    Silicon Valley International School is seeking an enthusiastic, organized, and hardworking health practitioner to join our educational community to provide health care support for students and employees, and in developing and implementing the essential health and safety policies in support of the school’s mission in compliance with federal, state, and local laws. They will develop policies and procedures for health services and emergency programs on our campuses.  They will be responsible for evaluating the health status of students and function as a School Nurse to administer basic nursing and medical care utilizing first aid as needed.
     
    They will also serve as the primary resource for current COVID-19 best practices for students, employees, and other related school communities to safeguard health management strategies and to perform other related functions as required. This position requires a commitment of the 2021-2022 school year, working Monday through Friday [on site, between two campuses] from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm; this position reports to the CFO
    Job Description
    • School Health Administration:
      • Oversee the special & routine medical needs of students, providing direction to the campus receptionists in regards to safeguarding medication supplies & administering medication to students.
      • Oversee Field Trip, and Emergency Medications forms management for all national and international trips.
      • Participate as an active member of the Crisis Management team, coordinating with Incident Command during emergency drills and real-life emergencies.
      • Oversee the annual inventory and replenishment of emergency supplies located in each classroom and common areas of the campus
    • COVID-19: Prevention, Monitoring & Management:
      • Develop communication plans to ensure students, parents & employees receive timely and accurate information regarding disease preventions strategies and infection control protocols.
      • Develop training guides and perform employee training in strategies to prevent and reduce the spread of infectious diseases.
      • Be the primary point of contact for parents and employees regarding questions about COVID-19, including but not limited to symptoms, testing, travel, and quarantine.
      • Lead and manage contract tracing efforts in the event of a COVID-19 case on campus in collaboration with the Head of School, CFO, and HR
      • Manage all COVID-19 testing requirements and ensure requirements are followed when it comes to symptoms or close contacts
      • Maintain and track COVID-19 testing and contract tracing records, as well as onsite testing or vaccination clinics as needed
      • Monitor the Department of Public Health [DPH] announcements to obtain an understanding of current DPH COVID-19 guidance for schools, and the school is currently in federal, state, or local laws and
      • Collaborate across school campuses, whenever appropriate, to ensure proper information sharing
      • Serve as a resource to employees and members of the school community in comprehensive health information sharing.
      • Liaise with the DPH on COVID-19 cases or other COVID-19 symptom or exposure questions as they arise to ensure the proper protocols are being
     
    Qualifications:
    • Knowledge of HIPPA and FERPA laws
    • Bachelor’s Degree with a Nursing Specialization (RN, LPN) or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification
    • Minimum of 3-5 years working as an RN, LPN, EMT or in the area of public health, medical, or a related field
    • Strong written and verbal communications skills
    • Clear Department of Justice background screening [Live Scan]
    • Provide health (TB) clearance (update every 4-years)
     
    The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must frequently:
     
    • Working with young children involves extensive physical activity, mental alertness, and enthusiasm
    • Good general health, physical stamina, and emotional stability are essential
    • Ability to hear within normal range and communicate effectively in person or via telephone, email, text, and other electronic means in a manner that can be understood by those with whom the person is speaking, including a diverse population
    • Ability to move quickly to address emergency or potentially dangerous situations
    • Able to work outdoors in various types of weather conditions
    • On occasion, must lift up-to-35 lbs
     
    To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to employment@svintl.org.
     
    Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes employment decisions based on merit.  INTL prohibits discrimination based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. INTL will afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees as to all terms and conditions of employment, including, without limitation, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, transfer, discipline, and termination.
  • Upper School French Language & Literature (LL)

    Silicon Valley International School (INTL) seeks a part-time,  Upper School (Grades 6 - 8) French Language & Literature (LL) Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Teachers at INTL develop schemes of work and lesson plans in line with curriculum objectives. They facilitate learning by establishing a relationship with students and their organization of learning resources and the classroom learning environment. They develop and foster the appropriate skills and social abilities to enable the optimum development of children, according to age, ability, and aptitude. They link students' knowledge to earlier learning and develop ways to encourage it further.  Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP) teachers challenge and inspire students to help them deepen their knowledge and understanding. 
     
    The Upper School French Teacher must demonstrate commitment to INTL’s mission and the population we serve and be experienced with teaching at the Middle and High School level. They must also be responsible, self-motivated, friendly, willing to work with a team of colleagues and accept and adapt to a working environment with different cultures.
     
    The position involves teaching through inquiry according to the MYP framework while also ensuring foundational skill acquisition and collaborating extensively. Time for collaboration with the other teachers is built into the schedule. INTL seeks teachers who know how to combine academic rigor with student engagement and experience inquiry-based teaching and learning.
    Typical work activities include:
    • Teaching all areas of the MYP curriculum as designated (in the subject area as well as interdisciplinary units)
    • Following guidelines and mission of INTL and International Baccalaureate’s MYPOrganizing the classroom and learning resources to create a positive learning environment
    • Planning, preparing and presenting lessons that cater to the needs of the whole ability range and levels of understanding within their class to differentiate and produce tailored materials.
    • Motivating students with enthusiastic, imaginative presentation/engagements and respectful interactions
    • Managing student behavior and maintaining discipline
    • Preparing, documenting, evaluating, and communicating to facilitate positive student development
    • Meeting requirements for the assessment and recording of students' development
    • Providing feedback to parents on the student's progress at parents' conferences and other (often less formal) meetings and report cards
    • Collaborating with others to plan and coordinate work, liaising with colleagues, and working flexibly
    • Staying up to date with changes and developments in the structure of the national and international curricula
    • Occasionally taking part in school events and activities that can be run at weekends or evenings outside of working hours
    • Planning and participating in field trips
    • Leading an Advisory group and/or offering student clubs
     
    Qualifications:
    • Strong ability to  communicate to parents and colleagues,  understand the curriculum, and write report cards
    • Bachelor’s Degree [or higher]  in Education, with an emphasis in French Literature, preferred, or other related fields
    • Minimum of 5 Years of teaching experience preferred
    • Experience with IB and with the DSD I and II preferred.
     
    Physical Requirements and Qualifications of the Job:
    The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must frequently:
    • Stand for long periods of time
    • Speak clearly so listeners can understand and understand the speech of another person
    • Lift and/or move up to 40 pounds
    • Be able to crouch, kneel, bend, balance, stoop, stretch, twist, reach out, and move around easily to interact with and supervise students.
    • Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble very small objects
    • Read, see details of objects that are more than a few feet away and see differences between colors
     
    Disclaimer:
    This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.
     
    Compensation:
    Competitive salary and benefits based on education and experience
     
     Please email your cover letter and resume to employment@svintl.org.  Please no phone calls.
     
    Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes employment decisions based on merit.  INTL prohibits discrimination based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. INTL will afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees regarding all terms and conditions of employment, including, without limitation, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, transfer, discipline, and termination.
     
     
  • Early Years Program Substitute Teachers

    Silicon Valley International School [INTL] seeks variable hour substitute teachers and daycare staff for our early year's programs, beginning immediately. Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications set by Community Care Licensing to be a fully qualified teacher (hold a current Child Development Teacher Permit OR have 12-semester units/16 quarter units in early childhood/development or equivalent courses at least 1-year teaching experience in a youth group program).  Most substitute needs vary from day to day, although we do know the schedule in advance for some needs
    All employees must demonstrate a commitment to INTL’s mission and the population we serve and have experience with teaching at the grade school level. They must also be responsible, self-motivated, friendly, willing to work with a team of colleagues, and accepting and adaptable to a working environment with different cultures. 

    Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes employment decisions based on merit.  INTL prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. INTL will afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees as to all terms and conditions of employment, including without limitation, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, transfer, discipline, and termination.


    Compensation: 
    $20-33/hour; no benefits. Please note this is not a contract position and we cannot guarantee any amount of hours.

    To Apply:
    Please send your cover letter and resume to employment@svintl.org.  No phone calls, please.
  • Elementary and Middle School Substitute Teachers

    Silicon Valley International School [INTL] seeks variable hour substitute teachers for our elementary and middle school programs, beginning immediately. We seek substitute teachers who are native speakers and literate in either French, Mandarin, German or English. 

    All employees must demonstrate commitment to INTL's mission and the population we serve, as well as be experienced with teaching at the grade school level.  He or she must also be responsible, self-motivated, friendly, willing to work with a team of colleagues, and be accepting and adaptable to a working environment with different cultures. 

    INTL is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment.  Please see our policy on the main Employment page.

    Most substitute needs vary from day to day, although for some needs we do know the schedule in advance. 

    Qualifications: 
    • University degree 
    • Experience teaching grade school children 
    • Native/literate in French, English, or Mandarin 

    Compensation: 
    $33/hour; no benefits. Please note this is not a contract position and we cannot guarantee any amount of hours.

    To Apply:
    Please send your cover letter and resume to employment@isvintl.org.  No phone calls, please.
    Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes employment decisions based on merit.  INTL prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. INTL will afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees as to all terms and conditions of employment, including without limitation, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, transfer, discipline, and termination.