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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 understanding 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, which focuses on inquiry and bilingualism to empower young minds to embrace complexity, think critically from multiple perspectives, and demonstrate integrity and sensitivity across cultures. INTL attracts a diverse, connected group consisting of numerous identities, each with a valued and unique perspective and voice. As an International Baccalaureate World School, we seek also to attract educators and staff who uphold and connect with the values of the IBO.

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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  • Administrative Assistant

    Silicon Valley International School is currently looking for a highly motivated Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Business Office, and the Elementary School Principal [ESP].  The ideal candidate should be comfortable working in a school environment and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work with a diverse population.

    The Administrative Assistant's role will be to provide administrative support to the CFO, coordinate their schedule, and assist in the preparation of meeting materials and minutes of various committee meetings. Under the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer, the successful candidate will support the CFO and  ESP in a wide range of office and school operations, coordinate and organize office activities, and coordinate the flow of communications and information for the Principal as needed.

    The salary range for this position is between $65,000 and $85,000 and is based on your relevant experience and education. This is a fully beneficial position that includes medical, dental, and vision coverage, as well as a 403(b) retirement plan. In addition, the school offers generous paid time off, which will help maintain a healthy work-life balance.
    Primary Responsibilities

    • Provide administrative support to the CFO and business office, including but not limited to:
      • Assist in the coordination of the CFO's schedule
      • Tracking information related to auto coverage for employees
      • Filing of contracts, confidential materials, and reports
      • Assist in the preparation of meeting materials
      • Prepare minutes from Committee meetings
      • File physical & electronic records as requested
      • Special Project as assigned by the CFO
      • Collaborate with the Custodians of Record to track volunteer agreements
      • Organize physical and electronic files
      • Other duties as assigned

    Assist to Principal: Administrative Duties:

    • Assistant with the organization of Day, Overnight, and International Field Trips:
      • Create and manage all field trip forms
      • Manage visa processing, if applicableAssist with trip logistics as needed by Academic Deans and ES Principal
      • Work with Principals, Deans, and the CFO to support the organization of trips, including booking transportation/accommodation, paying invoices, booking activities, etc.
    • Assistant with planning and organizing academic events as instructed by the ES Principal 
    • Assist with scheduling meetings (parents, specialists, groups, etc.)
    • Manage dismissal website and lists (print, prepare, update); handle all changes
    and communications with parents; assist parents with site navigation
    • Order snacks for extended care, standardized testing, and field trips
    • Assist with research of programs, organizations, information, etc., as needed by Elementary School Principal
    • Assist with the production and distribution of schedules
    • Substitute for a receptionist at lunch and when the receptionist is absent

    Qualifications 
    • Bachelor’s degree in English, literature, cultural studies, liberal arts, etc., or equivalent work or life experience.
    • Exceptional written and oral communication skills 
    • Fluency in either Chinese (Mandarin), French, or German is a plus but unnecessary.
    • Can effectively work in a diverse, multicultural environment.
    • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
    • Must be able to adapt to changing priorities, tools, and demands.
    • Ability to multitask and prioritize.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Ability to learn new technologies quickly and accurately.
    • Strong typing skills are necessary.


    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 characteristics 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.
     
     HOW TO APPLY

    Please note that we require all applicants to submit a well-crafted cover letter and a resume as part of their application. To begin your application, please click the following link: TO APPLY.  If you encounter any difficulty in submitting your cover letter through the job board website, please email it to employment@svintl.org. 

    We kindly request that you please not call us, and please no solicitations from a recruitment agency. 
  • Assistant·e maternelle francophone

    L’école internationale de la Silicon Valley recherche un·e assistant·e maternelle francophone pour l'année scolaire 2024-2025. 
     
    En tant qu’ assistant·e maternelle, vous devrez travailler en étroite collaboration avec les enseignants afin de soutenir les élèves, âgés de 3 à 5 ans, dans leurs apprentissages. Votre responsabilité principale sera d’assurer la sécurité et le bien-être socio-émotionnel des élèves. 
     
    Pendant les vacances scolaires, les assistants sont considérés comme des animateurs de centre aéré (camp counselor). Ils sont chargés de planifier et mettre en œuvre des activités sous la direction et la supervision du Director of Licensing and Enrichment Support.
     
    D’autre part, les assistants maternelles sont tenus de posséder les certifications requises par l'école et/ou les services sociaux et de veiller à ce que ces certifications restent à jour.
     
    Il s'agit d'un poste à temps plein, avec des avantages sociaux conséquents et une rémunération compétitive, basée sur l'expérience. Les candidatures pour un poste à temps partiel sont également acceptées.  La fourchette horaire va de 29,06 $ à 38,13 $ de l'heure.
    Qualifications :
    • Diplôme / formation dans le domaine de la petite enfance
    • Au moins 2 ans d'expérience professionnelle avec de jeunes enfants
    • Excellente connaissance de la langue française (langue maternelle souhaitée)
    • Early Childhood Education (12 unités) souhaité
    • Expérience avec les programmes du Baccalauréat International (IBO) souhaitée
     
    Avantages sociaux :
    • Plan de retraite 403(b) - Contribution de l'employeur selon les modalités du régime de retraite
    • Assurance maladie, y compris des avantages supplémentaires pour les soins dentaires et ophtalmologiques aux frais de l'employeur
    • Assurance vie, plans d'invalidité à court et à long terme
    • Jours de congé payés
     
     
    Rémunération et avantages :
    Notre rémunération est basée sur des années d’expérience professionnelle pertinente. La fourchette horaire va de 29,06 $ à 38,13 $ de l'heure. Les employés qualifiés bénéficieront de six semaines de congés payés et de 10 jours de congés de maladie payés. De plus, ils auront droit à 8 vacances par année scolaire, avec deux semaines supplémentaires à la fin de l'année civile.
     
    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 characteristics 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.


    We'd Love to hear from you here. How to Apply!
    Please note that we require all applicants to submit a well-crafted cover letter and a resume as part of their application. If you encounter any difficulty in submitting your cover letter through the job board website, please email it to employment@svintl.org. We kindly request that you please not call us, and please no solicitations from a recruitment agency. To begin your application, please click on the following link: TO APPLY
  • Campus Security Monitor -Willows Campus

    Silicon Valley International School is seeking to immediately fill the role of Campus Security Monitor for our Willows Campus, which supports our Preschool/Pre-K, Middle, and High Schools.

    The ideal candidate is service-oriented, has strong situational awareness, and is respectful and adaptable. Campus Service Monitors (CSMs) respond to calls and provide information to individuals seeking inquiries; patrol assigned areas by foot; enforce school, state, and local policies and regulations; and report hazards to the Site Facilities Manager (SFM).
     
    Under the general direction of the Upper and Preschool Principals or assigned school Administrators, the CSM will conduct various security services for the Willows Campus. Their job is to ensure the safety of students, staff, faculty, and property. They should be able to maintain order, enforce rules and regulations governing student conduct, and serve as liaisons between site administrators and other faculty or staff assigned to that location.
     
    The essential duties of this role are to patrol the school campus, including adjacent field and parking lot areas, on foot, circulating among school personnel and students to detect and prevent improper conduct, damage to furnishings or facilities, theft, injuries, unsafe situations, and substance abuse; report persons bullying others to appropriate administrative personnel; and report safety hazards observed at sites while on patrol.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Greet all visitors, students, faculty, and staff members in a welcoming manner. 
    • Monitor for vandalism, theft, and trespassing on school property
    • Ensure all high school students, faculty, and staff are visibly displaying their ID cards to enable quick verification and identification and challenge those individuals without ID.
    • Inform school administration of unauthorized individuals on campus.
    • Informs SFM of incidents and potential hazards or safety issues.
    • Monitor and report any unusual or strange behavior, events, or individuals not in assigned areas, question strangers in the school’s building or campus, promptly convey information, and provide eyewitness information to SFM or other designated administrative personnel.
    • If vandalism occurs, they will collaborate with SFM and the Director of Facilities and Safety to report the incident to the Head of School and/or police.
    • Help with monitoring Upper school students as needed
    • Support the Early Years division by ensuring that all students remain in their designated areas

    Requirements
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Experience working in a school setting
    • Ability to follow the site and school policies, procedures, and regulations regarding appropriate student, faculty, and staff behavior on grounds or on campus
    • Knowledge of basic security and safety procedures
    • Interpersonal skills to manage and deal with possible confrontational situations while maintaining a calm, respectful, firm demeanor
    • Ability to communicate effectively with students, staff, faculty, and other adults
    • Exercise strict confidentiality of school and student issues
    • Use good judgment in situations affecting campus security

    Benefits
    Full-time employees are eligible to participate in the following benefits.
    • Access to Medical (Sutter and Kaiser) 
    • Paid sick leave [PSL] – Paid Holidays - holidays and Paid Time Off [PTO]
    • Participate in the School’s sponsored 403(b) retirement plan.
    • Eligible to enroll and participate immediately
    • Employer match begins after two years and 1,000 hours of service per year:
    • 5% matching years 3 through 10 and 7% matching after ten years


    Working Conditions
    • Working in a school environment involves emotional stability, mental alertness, and enthusiasm.
    • Walk or stand for extended periods; climb stairs and ramps; break up fights; and move swiftly to intervene and address emergencies or potentially dangerous situations.
    • Ability to hear within normal range, communicate effectively in person or via telephone that can be understood by those with whom the person is speaking, including a diverse population
    • Must be able to work outdoors in various types of weather conditions
    • On occasion, must lift (up to) 35 lbs.
    •  
    • Compensation
    • The position is classified as a non-exempt hourly employee.  The salary range for this position is  $23.00 to $29.00 per hour, depending on skill set, experience, and education.
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    • How to Apply
    • Please note that we require all applicants to submit a well-crafted cover letter and a resume as part of their application. To begin your application, please click HERE: TO APPLY
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    • If you encounter any difficulty in submitting your cover letter through the job board website, please email it to employment@svintl.org. We kindly request that you please not call us, and please no solicitations from a recruitment agency.


    • Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes merit-based employment decisions.  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.
  • Deutschsprechende Kindergarten - Lernassistent:in

    Stellenbeschreibung:
    Kindergarten - Lernassistent:in 
    für 3-5 jährige Kinder - sehr gute Deutschkenntnisse; Personen mit deutscher Muttersprache bevorzugt.
    Der Stundenlohnsatz basiert auf einem Jahresgehalt zwischen (CO-2) 60.451 $ und (CO-20+) 79.315 $.
     
    Anfangsdatum: August 2024
     Als Lernassistent:in an der Silicon Valley International School werden Sie eng mit unseren internationalen Lehrpersonen zusammenarbeiten, um die Schüler:innen im Alter von 3-5 Jahren in ihrem Lernen zu unterstützen. Die Hauptverantwortung ihrer Tätigkeit liegt in der Sicherheit und dem sozial-emotionalen Wohlbefinden unserer Schüler:innen. Es handelt sich um eine Vollzeitstelle mit umfassenden Sozialleistungen und einer wettbewerbsfähigen, der Erfahrung angemessenen Vergütung. Bewerbungen für eine Teilzeitstelle werden ebenfalls entgegengenommen. 
    Lernassistent:innen arbeiten nach obiger Stellenbeschreibung und treffen ihre Entscheidungen nur innerhalb dieser Rahmenbedingungen.
     
    Lernassistent:innen halten die von der Schule und/oder den Sozialdiensten geforderten Bescheinigungen aufrecht sowie alle relevanten Zertifikate auf dem neuesten Stand.
     
    Qualifikationen:
    Diplom/ Ausbildung im Bereich der frühkindlichen Erziehung  
    Mindestens 2 Jahre Erfahrung in der Arbeit mit Kleinkindern
    Gute Deutschkenntnisse - Deutsche Muttersprache bevorzugt

    Erfahrung mit dem Primary Years Program (PYP) der International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) bevorzugt
    Sozialleistungen:
    403(b) Altersvorsorge 
    403(b) Altersvorsorge - Arbeitgeberzuschuss gemäß der Bedingungen des Pensionsplans
    Krankenversicherung, inklusive Augen- und Zahnzusatzleistungen auf Kosten des Arbeitgebers
    Lebensversicherung, Pläne für kurzfristige und langfristige Arbeitsunfähigkeit,
    bezahlte Urlaubstage
     
    Die Schule Silicon Valley International verpflichtet sich zu einer Politik der Chancengleichheit für alle Bewerber und trifft Einstellungsentscheidungen auf der Grundlage von Verdiensten. Das INTL verbietet Diskriminierung aufgrund von Rasse, Hautfarbe, Abstammung, nationaler Herkunft, ethnischer Herkunft, Religion, Alter, Geschlecht, sexueller Orientierung, körperlicher oder geistiger Behinderung, genetischen Merkmalen oder Informationen, Familienstand, Militär- oder Veteranenstatus oder anderen geschützten Merkmalen per Gesetz. INTL bietet allen qualifizierten Bewerbern und Mitarbeitern gleiche Beschäftigungsmöglichkeiten in Bezug auf alle Beschäftigungsbedingungen, einschließlich, aber nicht beschränkt auf Einstellung, Schulung, Beförderung, Vergütung, Versetzung, Disziplinarmaßnahmen und Entlassung.


    We'd Love to hear from you here. How to Apply!
    Please note that we require all applicants to submit a well-crafted cover letter and a resume as part of their application. If you encounter any difficulty in submitting your cover letter through the job board website, please email it to employment@svintl.org. We kindly request that you please not call us, and please no solicitations from a recruitment agency. To begin your application, please click on the following link: TO APPLY.
  • Early Years Program- Learning Assistant

    Silicon Valley International School seeks a qualified Preschool Learning Assistant who speaks fluent Chinese [Mandarine] to join the Early Years Program for the academic year 2024-25. As a Learning Assistant at Silicon Valley International School, you will work closely with our international group of teachers to support students in their early years.  Your primary responsibility is to the safety and social-emotional well-being 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.
     
    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. 
     
    This position is an hourly, full-time, non-exempt role that comes with full benefits. You will report to the Director of Licensing and Enrichment Support. The base salary range for this position is between (CO-1) $57,283.00 and (CO-20+) $75,435.00 per year, depending on your years of relevant work experience and educational attainment.
     
    All prospective applicants are required to be inoculated against COVID-19, subject to the provisions for medical or religious exceptions. It should be noted that the school will require substantial documentation to support any requests for exemption.
    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. They are expected to plan and implement activities under the guidance and supervision of the Licensing and Enrichment Support Director; who will provide a theme for the camps and help to organize planning. The learning assistance [or camp counselor] 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.  
     
    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 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
    • Ability to move about the building and the organization as needed
    • Ability to work outdoors in various types of weather conditions
    • On occasion, must lift up to 35 lbs
     
     
    Qualifications:
    • 12 Early Childhood Education Units minimum preferred
    • Minimum 2 years experience working with Early Years age children
    • Must be fluent in Mandarin
    • Experience with the Primary Years Program (PYP) of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) preferred

    Compensation and Benefits:
    Our compensation years of relevant work experience. The hourly range is $27.53 to $36.27 per hour. 
    The school provides six weeks of paid time off (PTO) and 10 days of paid sick leave (PSL), in addition to eight paid holidays per academic year.


    HOW TO APPLY:
    We invite you to apply for the position by submitting your cover letter and resume to Xiomara Cruz. Please, no phone calls or walk in; please CLICK HERE TO APPLY.  If you are unable to apply via our website, 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 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.


    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 characteristics 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 Chinese Substitute Teacher

    Summary of the position
     
    Silicon Valley is seeking a long-term substitute from September 16, 2024, to approximately February 7, 2025, to provide support for a leave of absence within our Elementary School. The Elementary Chinese Teacher works across our language program classrooms to help inspire a foundational love for learning. 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 document the learning journey. 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 Chinese Teacher must demonstrate commitment to INTL’s mission and the population we serve. They must also be experienced with teaching at the Elementary 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.
     
    The position involves teaching through inquiry according to the PYP framework while also ensuring foundational skill acquisition and collaborating extensively with English, French, German, and Chinese program 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.


    Our Mission
    Silicon Valley International School’s focus on inquiry and bilingualism empowers young minds to embrace complexity, think critically from multiple perspectives, and demonstrate integrity and sensitivity across cultures.
     
    Our Guiding Principles 
    ??1. We emphasize inquiry-based learning to foster intellectual curiosity and encourage depth of knowledge and thought.
    2. We focus on academic depth and rigor, instilling confidence to tackle the challenges of an increasingly complex world.
    3. We celebrate diversity on a daily basis through our bilingual immersion programs and our commitment to the IB learner profile.
    4. We are honest, respectful, inclusive, and we take responsibility for our actions and their consequences.
    5. We pursue service and impact whenever and wherever we are.
     
    Our C.O.R.E. Values
    Community: We respect, support, and collaborate to achieve results greater than we could ever reach individually.
    Openness: We appreciate different cultures and perspectives by communicating honestly and without bias.
    Resilience: We accept challenges, commit to overcoming them, and learn from our mistakes.
    Empathy: We strive to understand each other and to treat everyone with care and kindness.
    Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree and minimum 2 years of teaching experience
    • Authorization to work in the United States 
    • Experience working with elementary-age learners
    • English Speaker
    • Experience with the PYP and in bilingual schools is strongly preferred

    Compensation and benefits

    The salary for this teaching position is contingent upon educational attainment and years of professional experience. The salary scale for this role ranges from $73,460 (BA Step 3) to $118,672 (PhD Step 22). Please note that this range will be adjusted proportionally based on the actual number of weeks worked within the full academic year.
     
    We offer an excellent and comprehensive benefits package, including:
    • Employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for the employee only
    • Employer-paid short-term & long-term disability, life insurance, employee assistance program 
    • Eligible for prorated paid sick leave and paid time off
    • Receive holiday pay and paid during scheduled school break 
    • Eligible to participate in the School’s 403(b) retirement plan with a generous employer match after 2 years of service
     
    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 characteristics 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.
     

    We’d love to hear from you!

    In addition to your comprehensive curriculum vitae (CV/ Résume), we would greatly appreciate a well-considered letter of interest. Please note that the letter should effectively demonstrate your suitability for the position. We thank you in advance for your cooperation and look forward to receiving your application. No phone calls, please. Click HERE TO APPLY.
  • Elementary School Teacher- Chinese

    Silicon Valley International School seeks a Primary Years Programme (PYP) Chinese Teacher within our Elementary School Chinese Programme for the 2024-25 academic year.  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 School Chinese Teacher must demonstrate commitment to INTL’s mission and the population we serve. They must also be experienced in teaching at the early years 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.

    The position involves teaching through inquiry according to the PYP framework, ensuring foundational skill acquisition, and collaborating extensively with English 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 PYP Chinese Teacher is a member of the classroom team who helps plan and initiate meaningful learning activities for the Primary Years Program..  

    Typical work activities include:
    • Teaching all areas of the Primary Years Programme (PYP) curriculum as designated
    • Following the guidelines and mission of Silicon Valley International School (INTL) and the 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 to the needs of the whole ability range within their class
    • Motivating students with enthusiastic, imaginative presentations/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 in a related field
    • Native Chinese (Mandarin) speaker
    • Minimum three years experience teaching elementary school children
    • Experience with the Primary Years Program (PYP) of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) preferred

    Physical Requirements of the Job:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee 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 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 and benefits

    Our compensation is based on education and years of experience. The salary range for this full-time teaching position for the 2024-25 school year is $73,460 (BA Step 3) to $118,672 (PhD Step 22).

    We offer an excellent and comprehensive benefits package, including:
    • Employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for the employee only
    • Employer-paid short-term & long-term disability, life insurance, and employee assistance program 
    • Ten (10) days of paid sick leave
    • Two (2) days of paid time off 
    • Seven (7) days paid holiday during the school year
    • We offer five weeks off during the school year in addition to the summer break
    • Professional development tailored to teacher needs/interests and aligned with the school's mission 
    • 403(b) retirement plan with a generous employer match after two years of service

    The above compensation and benefits are applicable to full-time employees.

    We’d love to hear from you!
    If you are interested in the position, please submit your resume and a detailed cover letter. Click here to APPLY. Please note that priority will be given to applicants who provide a well-crafted cover letter. Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to hearing from you.

    Silicon Valley International School [INTL] 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 characteristics 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.
     
  • Learning Specialist

    Position Summary

    Silicon Valley International School (INTL) is searching for a Learning Specialist to join the learning support teaching team for the academic year 2024-2025 and cater to students in our Upper School and Early Years program.

    Learning Support at INTL aims to provide all students with the pathway to thrive socially, emotionally, and academically. The role of a Learning Specialist will be to work closely and in partnership with teachers, administrators, parents, and other members of the student services team.

    The learning specialist will teach (push-in and pull-out support) students who have been diagnosed with learning differences or identified as having learning or behavioral difficulties. The learning specialist will be responsible for identifying learning styles, collecting and collating data to analyze and interpret, observing and screening students, and providing services and support to students and teachers.

    The ideal candidate will have excellent social and emotional skills, a strong understanding of inquiry-based learning approaches and bilingual education, demonstrated DEI skills, and the ability to stay current on the latest research in special education. 

    Who are we?

    Our Mission
    Silicon Valley International School’s focus on inquiry and bilingualism empowers young minds to embrace complexity, think critically from multiple perspectives, and demonstrate integrity and sensitivity across cultures.

    Our Guiding Principles 
    ??1. We emphasize inquiry-based learning to foster intellectual curiosity and encourage depth of knowledge and thought.
    2. We focus on academic depth and rigor, instilling confidence to tackle the challenges of an increasingly complex world.
    3. We celebrate diversity on a daily basis through our bilingual immersion programs and our commitment to the IB learner profile.
    4. We are honest, respectful, inclusive, and we take responsibility for our actions and their consequences.
    5. We pursue service and impact whenever and wherever we are.

    Our C.O.R.E. Values
    Community: We respect, support, and collaborate to achieve results greater than we could ever reach individually.
    Openness: We appreciate different cultures and perspectives by communicating honestly and without bias.
    Resilience: We accept challenges, commit to overcoming them, and learn from our mistakes.
    Empathy: We strive to understand each other and to treat everyone with care and kindness.


    Primary Responsibilities
    • Meets regularly with students (to provide individual and/or small group academic interventions according to need) who have learning differences to support classroom learning and their self-confidence
    • Administers and reviews assessments, develop learning plans, document intervention and progress
    • Monitors caseload students’ progress and maintains accurate records of growth.
    • Creates individualized learning plans for students with identified learning needs, including classroom and testing accommodations 
    • Designs and/or co-leads professional development programs for faculty to better understand learning differences and support the implementation of classroom accommodations 
    • Consult with other teachers and families to interpret and report screenings/evaluation results, make recommendations for further outside evaluation or support, ensure adhesion to mandated accommodations, recommend additional strategies for the classroom or at home, and provide specific referrals as needed.
    • Partners with families and regularly communicates on student progress, growth, and needs.
    • Coordinates with Student Services team members to ensure successful communication, consistency, and transfer of appropriate knowledge.
    • Reads and distills neuropsychological reports and interprets results for school personnel
    • Robustly uses data to assess the current and long-term needs of our population.
    Position Qualifications/Skills
    • Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Special Education or Education
      • Additional qualifications or certifications preferred but not required (such as Educational Therapy, Reading Remediation, Gifted and Talented Education, Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP), Board Certified Educational Therapist (BCET), or Educational Therapist/Professional (ET/P))
    • Minimum of two years of successful teaching experience, preferably in independent schools
    • Capacity to work effectively in a multicultural environment with an understanding and appreciation for diversity
    • Excellence in written and spoken communication
    • Strong collaborative and interpersonal skills
    Compensation and Benefits
    Our compensation is based on educational attainment and years of experience. The salary range for this full-time position for the 2024-25 school year is $73,460 (BA-3) to $118,672 (PhD-22).
     
    This position is categorized as a pedagogical staff member; we are therefore pleased to offer the following comprehensive benefits package,  which includes the following:
    • Employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for the employee only
    • Employer-paid short-term & long-term disability, life insurance, and employee assistance program 
    • Three weeks during the academic year, nine weeks during the summer, and two personal days of paid time off 
    • Paid sick leave – eighty (80)-hours equivalent or ten (10) calendar days per fiscal year
    • Eight School holidays- per the school year calendar

    We’d love to hear from you!
     
    If this sounds like the job for you… we invite you to apply. Please submit a well-crafted cover letter and resume as part of your application. All applications must be accompanied by a letter of interest. To begin your application, please click the following link: TO APPLY. If you encounter difficulty submitting your cover letter through the job board website, please email it to employment@svintl.org. 
     
    Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes merit-based employment decisions.  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.
  • Program Instructor- activities & enrichment

    Silicon Valley International School (INTL) seeks a part-time (30 hours/week) Program Instructor for our  Cohn Campus for the 2024-2025 school year.
     
    Program instructors should enjoy working with students from Kindergarten to 5th grade. They must demonstrate commitment to INTL’s mission and the population we serve. They must also be responsible, self-motivated, friendly, willing to work with a team of colleagues, and adaptable to a working environment with different cultures.

    The compensation for this role is determined by the cumulative years of relevant work experience. The position falls under the non-exempt hourly category and includes a comprehensive benefits package. The pay scale ranges from $28.64 (STP-1) to $38.13 (STP-20). While a formal degree is not a prerequisite for this role, an additional stipend is provided for academic attainments.

    This position will report directly to the Elementary School Assistant Principal and Academic Enrichment Coordinator.
    Typical work activities include:
    • Supervision of lunch, recess, and after-school care
    • Organizing activities for students to engage in during recess, lunch, and after school (art, sports, drama, STEM- bring your hobbies and interests to life with the students!)
    • Supporting student events and school life, such as student council, assemblies, holiday celebrations
    • Build rapport with students and support student behavior outside the classroom with a positive approach  
    • Work with the Dean of Students, Elementary School Assistant Principal, and Principal on student needs and student behavior.
     Qualifications
    • Minimum 2 years experience working with children
    • Ability to work in a team setting
    • Working with children and youth involves extensive physical activity, mental alertness, and enthusiasm; having good general health and emotional stability are essential.
    • Ability to move quickly to address emergency or potentially dangerous situations
    • Fluency in English for collaboration with colleagues and communication with students
    • Bilingual [preferably in either French, Chinese, or German]
    Benefits
    Silicon Valley International School full-time employees are eligible to participate in the benefits listed below. Additionally, they may qualify to enroll in the School’s sponsored medical plans. 
    • Medical (Kaiser HMO, DHMO, and DHMO with HAS Sutter Health HMO, and DHMO) Dental and Vision (VSP)
    • Paid time off,  equating to six (6)  weeks and two days
    • Paid sick leave - eighty (80) per academic year 
    • Paid Holidays - per the school year calendar
    • 403(b) - eligible to enroll immediately

    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 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
    • 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 mini and summer camps. During summer care and mini-camp, Program Instructors are considered camp counselors during various camps. They are expected to plan and implement activities. The Camp leader [Director of After-School and Enrichment Programs] may assign other duties/ responsibilities per the operational needs of the camps and enrichment programs. 
     
    The director of after-school and enrichment programs will provide a theme for the camps and help 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.  


    Here is How to Apply
    We invite you to apply for the position by submitting your cover letter and resume to Liz Evans. Please do not call or walk in; please CLICK HERE TO APPLY. If you are unable to apply via our website, 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 merit-based employment decisions.  INTL prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics 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.
  • School Bus Driver

    Silicon Valley International School seeks a dependable School Bus Driver to join our team. The selected candidate will be responsible for safely transporting students to and from school, between different campuses and extracurricular events (as required), following a specific route, and ensuring the safety of all passengers.

    As a School Bus Driver, you will conduct pre-trip inspections to ensure the bus is in good condition, adhere to safety and traffic regulations during the journey, and maintain order and discipline among students on board. Effective communication with students, parents, and school staff is also expected, including providing excellent customer service and addressing any concerns or issues that may arise.

    The successful candidate will have at least a year of experience as a school bus driver. This position requires drivers to follow a split shift schedule from Monday to Friday, which may be subject to change due to operational requirements. It should be noted that during mandatory training periods, the candidates' days off may be adjusted to accommodate scheduled training courses, which may take place on weekends or evenings.

    In summary, a School Bus Driver plays a critical role in providing safe and reliable transportation for students, ultimately contributing to their overall school experience. We are pleased to offer a competitive salary and benefits based on education, experience, and full accreditation. The salary range for this position is $60,000 to $70,000.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Under supervision, operate a school bus on designated routes to transport school children and perform related work as required.
    • Specific Duties Include:
    • Operate a school shuttle bus daily over designated routes in accordance with time schedules
    • Pick up and discharge school children and/or school employees safely according to transportation rules
    • Transport students and/or teachers on field trips to various locations, following the scheduled route and using best judgment to make necessary detours to achieve departure and arrival times as scheduled.
    • Pre/Post trip inspections are required and assist in maintaining the bus in safe operating condition 
    • Maintain clean exterior and interior of the bus(es). Keep a record of mileage, fuel, and oil, and prepare reports of driving hazards and incidents
    • Provisions of the California Motor Vehicle Code and the Education Code are applicable to the operation of vehicles transporting school children. First aid practices
    • Essential Skills Include the Ability to:
    • Safe driving practices
    • Understand and carry out oral and written directions
    • Operate a school bus exercising good judgment and extreme caution
    • Maintain order among students on the school bus. Communicate student behavioral issues to the Principal and Director of Transportation. 
    • Learn a designated bus route, bus stops, and district traffic hazards
    • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
    • Maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work.

    Required Skills Set

    • Be alert, focused and detail-oriented
    • Possess an innate sense of direction
    • Practice safe driving at all times
    • Be proficient using GPS and other routing systems, 
    • Be comfortable with two-way, hands-free radios and electronic logs
    • Be a self-starter who works well independently
    • Be disciplined, dependable, and resourceful
    • Possess a high level of composure
    • Have the ability to deal effectively with students
    • Understand and practice transportation safety
    • Understand and carry out oral and written directions
    • Operate a school bus exercising good judgment and extreme caution
    • Maintain order among students on the school bus. Communicate student behavioral issues to the Principal and Director of Transportation. 
    • Learn a designated bus route, bus stops, and district traffic hazards
    • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
    • Maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work.
     
    Qualifications, Licenses, and Certificates
    • One year of experience as a school bus driver is required.
    • Must have and maintain a Valid California Commercial Driver's License, Class A or B, with Passenger Endorsement.
    • Current California Special Driver Certificate, valid for driving school buses.
    • The current DMV-approved medical certificate (renewed every 2 years) is
    • Current approved First Aid card, if applicable (i.e., restriction 6 on Special Driver Certificate) and CPR.
    • Background check & drug testing: Required
     
     
    Benefits
    We are pleased to offer our full-time employees a comprehensive benefits package, which includes the following. 
    • 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), Paid sick leave  and Paid Holidays 
    • 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

    The following description outlines the typical work environment an employee may encounter while carrying out the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions. During the course of the job, the employee can expect to be in close proximity to moving mechanical parts on a regular basis. Occasionally, the employee may work in outdoor weather conditions and may be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, extreme cold, heat, and vibration. The noise level in the workplace is typically moderate.

    • 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 other communicational device(s) 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 
    • Operate safety equipment, including the correct use of fire extinguishers to extinguish or control small fires.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 

    Compensation 
    Silicon Valley International School provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the school reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, internal equity, and external market pay for comparable jobs.

    Competitive salary and benefits are based on education, experience, and full accreditation. The salary range for this position is $60,000 to $70,000.

    Silicon Valley International School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and makes merit-based employment decisions.  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.

    How to Apply
    Prospective candidates should submit their cover letter and resume to Mathieu Farrugia for consideration. We request that candidates or recruitment firms do not call us at this time. Thank you for your understanding and adherence to the application process. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO APPLY
  • Substitute Teacher (German, French, Mandarin and English Speakers) Pre-K to 12th

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

    Our school offers three bilingual programs in Chinese, French, and German, along with an Upper School Language Acquisition program (USLA) for students with no prior immersion experience. Silicon Valley International School's instructors do not just teach students an additional language; they also impart the skills to become agile, responsive, and global thinkers. Moreover, we strengthen our language programs through the International Baccalaureate (IB) framework, which codifies our structured inquiry pedagogy. By offering such a unique learning environment, we cultivate international leadership skills in our students, encouraging them to lead lives worthy of their boundless futures.

    All employees must demonstrate commitment to INTL's mission and the population we serve and be experienced 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. 
    INTL is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment. Please see our policy on the main Employment page.

    It should be noted that the requirement for a substitute teacher may vary on a day-to-day basis, depending on the school's operational needs. However, the school administration will make every effort to provide advanced notification if such a need arises. This arrangement is aimed at ensuring a seamless educational experience for the students.

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

    Compensation: 
    The hourly rate for this position is $33.00; however, it does not include any benefits. Please note that this is not a contractual position, and we cannot guarantee any minimum number of hours.

    To Apply:
    To facilitate the application process, please specify the language track you are applying for—namely, English, French, German, or Mandarin. In addition to your comprehensive curriculum vitae (CV/ Résume), we would greatly appreciate a well-considered letter of interest. Please note that the letter should effectively demonstrate your suitability for the position. We thank you in advance for your cooperation and look forward to receiving your application. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO APPLY
    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.

Notice of Nondiscriminatory policy as to students

Silicon Valley International School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

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