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At Silicon Valley International School, we seek to attract and retain 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.
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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  • Director of Facilities, Safety & Operations

    Director of Facilities, Safety & Operations

    Silicon Valley International School (INTL) is looking for a Director of Facilities, Safety and Operations (“the Director”).   Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Director of Facilities, Safety & Operations is charged with managing the school’s plant services, facility use, maintenance and renovation of buildings, grounds, landscaping, campus security, custodial services, transportation assets, construction activities, and security systems. All management and oversight of the school’s physical assets and properties is performed from an operational and strategic perspective.

    The Director also serves as the school’s Safety Coordinator, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) coordinator, OSHA safety officer, and point of contact for all regulatory agencies to ensure compliance with all applicable codes, laws, and regulations.

    The Director identifies needs for planned future facilities modifications and additions and is responsible for ensuring adherence to an established maintenance program while responding to unexpected, immediate maintenance needs.

    Finally, the Director leads the school’s sustainability efforts as the school continues to lower its carbon footprint.

    Primary Responsibilities

    Leadership Responsibilities
    • Provides leadership and strategic direction for the School’s facility assets and operational needs, informed by the school’s Strategic Plan and daily operational activities;
    • Provides leadership, supervision and support for maintenance staff and all landscaping, security, and custodial services. Works with the site managers to set standards and ensure quality control. Encourages professional development of staff through training, goal setting and performance reviews. Determines the need for and hires temporary employees;
    • Provides the site managers guidance and leadership ensuring all health and safety requirements are met for all on campus food services;
    • Provides reports on all areas of the physical plant, bringing technical expertise, advice and experience in building and grounds management, planned maintenance, energy management and maximizing the use of facilities;
    • Manages the permitting process and daily needs for all building and construction projects;
    • Creates, oversees, and manages all aspects of the equipment replacement and  building maintenance program funded by the school’s facilities budget and PPRSM reserve;
    • Works directly with other administrators to understand and support the evolving facilities needs related to personnel changes, program development, and curriculum growth;
    • Investigates and resolves building maintenance issues, concerns and trends;
    • Formulates long range maintenance and facility goals;

    Facility Management Responsibilities
    • Protects, maintains and enhances the facilities and related assets of the school in a safe and efficient manner including buildings, grounds, furniture, fixtures, fire safety and security equipment, and maintenance equipment and supplies. Safeguards related plans, documents, and files;
    • Stays abreast of the changing needs of INT’Ls curricular, co-curricular and camp programs in order to respond in a timely manner to any necessary changes in facilities or operating services;
    • Partners with the site managers to identify any ADA needs or accommodations required to meet compliance regulations;
    • Develops staff training programs to ensure that the school remains in compliance with these regulations;
    • Solicits bids for, evaluates and recommends outside contractors and monitors their performance;
    • Oversees purchasing and inventory of equipment and supplies for maintenance, grounds, security, and custodial services ensuring adequate inventory of all necessary supplies and parts;
    • Actively works to identify and implement energy saving measures;

    Safety and Security
    • Evaluates the school’s security program on a continuing basis recommending and leading changes as needed. Works with administrators, faculty and staff to coordinate any special security needs necessary for meetings or school events. Takes a leadership role in the safety and emergency operations of INTL, including planning and drills.
    • Chairs, schedules, and manages the activities of the school’s Safety Committee;
    • Directs and manages all health and safety processes, best practices, supplies, and training as well as compliance with all local, state and national agencies. Partners with the Head of School, the Division Heads and other administrators as needed;
    • Interprets and directs the school’s safety program to ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local environmental and safety regulations, including OSHA, EPA, etc;
    • Develops and implements strategies to minimize property loss.  Manages distribution and collection of keys;

    Additional Duties
    • Jointly with the Chief Financial Officer, develops operating and capital budgets for facilities, including annual, long term and project budgets. Responsible for cost and budget control;
    • Reviews purchase orders for budget, choice of vendor, proper approval and bids or quotes when required;
    • Develops project specifications, solicits project bids, and consults as necessary with trade and contractor representatives for school repairs and maintenance;
    • Works with the school’s technology staff to plan and adopt hardware, software and associated training related to technology upgrades that support the school’s physical plant operations;
    • Manages additional projects or responsibilities, as directed by the CFO or Head of School.

    Position Qualifications/Skills

    • College degree required and 15+ years previously related experience required.
    • Must have TB clearance prior to the start of employment and current vaccinations as required by licensing or other state required legislation
    • 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 ability to work in a licensed day care facility.
    • Must possess a valid CA driver’s license and maintain automobile insurance at all times. 


    Silicon Valley International School (INTL) is the premiere international school on the west coast, offering French, Chinese, and (soon) German language programs for Preschool through 12th grades, and the full continuum of the International Baccalaureate – the Primary Years, Middle Years, and Diploma Programmes.  All three rigorous, collaborative, bilingual programs will soon be fully integrated into a single exceptional international school.

    INTL is situated on two campuses within minutes of each other, the upper school campus is located in Palo Alto, CA and the lower school campus is located in Menlo Park, CA in the San Francisco Bay Area. As a PS-12th grade private, independent, international school, we have an enrollment of approximately 700 - 800 students. Our students come primarily from the San Francisco Bay Peninsula area, Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties.

    Silicon Valley International School’s mission is to: educate students through a rigorous and dynamic bilingual program, inspiring them to develop an inquisitive and responsible international mindset.

    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 AdminJobs@svintl.org
    Resume will not be reviewed if sent with no cover letter.  No phone calls please.
  • Director of Human Resources

    HUMAN RESOURCES LEADERSHIP ROLE

    Silicon Valley International School (SVIS) is a warm and welcoming school that provides a progressive, inquiry-based education, with a strong social-emotional learning component to preschool through high school students. Students of Silicon Valley International School very much reflect what is needed in today’s world: individuals with an international mindset who are compassionate, independent, knowledgeable, balanced, and open-minded.  Through language, and by being immersed every day in our international, multicultural community, our students become bicultural, develop cross-cultural understanding, learn to understand diverse perspectives, and develop into world citizens and international leaders.
     
    SVIS is seeking a thoughtful leader who is capable of both high-level strategic thinking as well as the detailed day-to-day work of human resources.   Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, this role is primarily responsible for growth and retention within the employee body and will lead the School in recruiting, employee relations, performance management, compensation and benefits.

    Essential Functions:

    Benefits, Wellness, & Leaves of Absences
    • Annually evaluates, negotiates, recommends, and administers cost-effective, employee serving benefits and wellness programs that will attract and retain top talent.
    • Oversees benefits orientation, and creates systems of accountability and reconciliation with insurance broker.
    • Coordinates all leave of absence requests and follow up including all PDL/CFRA/FMLA/ADA issues. Guides employees regarding State benefits including State Disability Insurance and Paid Family Leave.
    • Coordinates with CFO to develop, implement and maintain effective compliance with applicable employment regulations, keeping current with all changes to pertinent law. 
    Onboarding & Off boarding
    • Collaborates with stakeholders to co-create a best-in-class onboarding experience for new team members.
    • Evaluates and establishes as needed, systems and processes to ensure proper monitoring, improvement, and cross-functional coordination of onboarding and off boarding activities.
    • Primarily responsible for evaluating employment status (non-exempt/exempt and Independent Contractor) and associated clearance requirements.
    • Coordinates with Payroll to ensure that exiting employees are paid out in accordance with applicable policies and law.
     
    Employee Relations
    • Collaborates with the CFO to develop and maintain the school’s personnel policies and procedures, employee handbook and personnel forms to ensure they reflect current State and Federal law.
    • Evaluates and redesigns as necessary personnel policies, procedures, and practices.
    • Communicates, advises, and trains team members on personnel policies, procedures, and relevant labor and employment laws to ensure proper administration and compliance.
    • Consults with and supports administrators and employees to resolve personnel issues.
    • Oversees the ADA Interactive Process with employees as needed.
    • Assesses and creates procedures for appropriate and timely management of employee personnel and performance issues as they arise, including resolving employee grievances and complaints, and conducting internal investigations, employee disciplinary actions and terminations as necessary. 
    Performance Management & Insights
    • Administers the performance review and evaluation process.
    • Researches, selects, implements, and manages a cost-effective Human Resource Information System (HRIS).
    • Leverages network-wide data and observations to glean powerful insights and proactively makes recommendations to inform human capital decisions.
    Compensation, Rewards & Recognition
    • Collaborates with senior administrators to evaluate and revise school’s salary structure and pay policies.
    • Monitors all pay practices and systems for effectiveness, equity, and cost containment.
    • Conducts market research to establish pay practices that help recruit and retain top talent. 
    Law, Policy, Compliance
    • Ensures all HR policies, procedures and programs are consistently administered, aligned with organizational goals and are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements and laws.
    • Responsible for oversight of Worker’s Compensation issues; laisses with W/C provider.
    • Maintains knowledge of industry trends and relevant, federal, state and local employment legislation and their applicability to SVIS.
    • Annually reviews and makes recommendations to leadership for improvement of the organizations policies, procedures and practices on personnel matters.
    • Manages all details of immigration programs and ensures compliance with legal requirements.
    • As Custodian of Records is primarily responsible for the maintenance of secure and confidential human resource related files and records.
    Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree and/or PHR or SPHR certification and a minimum of 8 years of increasingly responsible human resources experience in a generalist capacity.  Successful experience in a leadership role strongly preferred.
    • Working knowledge of current human resource principles, procedures, and practices. Commitment to maintaining appropriate professional development is essential.
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with people at all levels in the organization to inform, support and build trust.
    • A passion for working in an educational environment and ability to extend extreme kindness to all the constituents. Comfortable working with a wide variety of employees as a relationship-builder.
    • Strong ability to think and plan strategically and flexibility to adapt to unexpected challenges.
    • Must have demonstrated successful experience managing staff.
    • Ability to deal effectively and efficiently with multiple priorities, functions, and activities with a bias towards action.
    • Ability to operate standard office equipment and navigate various HR software challenges.
    • Demonstrated excellent attendance and punctuality.
    Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
    • Generally works in standard office conditions and climate.
    • Occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.
    • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time.
    • Works in a highly stressful environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts.
    • Ability to speak clearly so listeners can understand and hear well enough, with or without accommodation, to understand the speech of another person.
    • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs. 
    Apply: Interested and qualified parties may submit a current resume with a cover letter detailing their knowledge, skills and abilities and how they could benefit SVIS.  Email both to HRjobs@SVINTL.org in pdf or Word format.  We respectfully ask that you use this email address for all inquiries and do not contact the school directly.
     
    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.
     
    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
  • Early Years Program Learning Assistant & Classroom Monitor

    Early Years Program Learning Assistant & Classroom Monitor

    Position Overview

    This Learning Assistant and Classroom Monitor will supervise students and support the school with light cleaning and other tasks as needed.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Supervise students in class, at recess, lunch, dismissal and extended care (playground, lunch area, hallways, in the classrooms if needed).  Common sense, communication and teamwork are the key words 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 on campus.
    • Learn and appropriately apply school’s policies and procedures and other regulations related to the position. Read employee’s 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 student’s conflicts, dynamic 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
    • Other duties/ responsibilities may be assigned by supervisor


    Position Qualifications/Skills

    • Early Childhood Education units
    • 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 a plus
    • Current CPR and 1st Aid certifications preferred
     

    Working Conditions

    Must be physically able to use a computer with basic proficiency, lift a minimum of 40 pounds, and work indoors or outdoors. Must be able to assume postures in low levels to allow physical and visual contact with children, see and hear well enough to keep children safe, and engage in physical activity with children.


    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 Chinese Teacher

    Silicon Valley International School seeks a Mandarin Chinese-speaking Primary Years Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.  Primary Years Program (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 the 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.
     
    Typical work activities include:

    • Teaching all areas of the PYP 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 (ES age 5-11) 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 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 (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

    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

    Silicon Valley International School seeks an Elementary English Teacher for the 2021-2022 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 the 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.
  • French Primary Years Teacher

    Professeur·e des écoles - (French Primary Years Teacher)

    L’Ecole Internationale de la Silicon Valley, homologuée par le Ministère de l’Education Nationale, recrute pour l’année scolaire 2021/2022 des professeur·e·s 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'enseignant·e 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.
  • Registrar: Student Database & Special Project Coordinator

    Position Overview

    The Registrar & Special Project Coordinator will collaborate with a variety of stakeholders to create and maintain all systems related to academic information, including the master schedule, report cards, and cumulative student records. This position will also work directly with administrators to coordinate special projects as needed. 

    Primary Responsibilities
    Registrar/Data Management

    • Maintain up to date and accurate physical and computerized auditable student and associated family records.
    • Record, create reports, and maintain correspondence of student records, including but not limited to student cumulative folders, demographics, grades, report cards, diplomas, vaccination and/or immunization records, and transcripts.
    • Assist with the enrollment, withdrawals, and transfer of students and process applicable records.
    • Provide support for the Chief Information Officer by maintaining school databases.
    • Maintain database integrity and security through regular monitoring, error correction and data clean-up.
    • Responsible for all school forms creation distribution and completion.
    • Assist families with forms as necessary.
    • Create and prepare report cards and transcripts for distribution to families.
    • Support the CIO for Student Information System (INTLnet).
    • Update and manage schedules in the SIS (INTLnet).
    • Manage Emergency notification system.
    • Create reports, imports, and exports of data.
    • Write and assemble documentation and training materials for the use of database systems.
    • Work with CIO and other stakeholders to define standard practice and oversee flow of information between various constituent management systems.
    • Support employees in all departments with database matters, including integration, updates, queries and related issues.

    Special Project Coordinator

    • School merge coordination.
    • School reopening logistics. 
    • Documenting and following up on important actions and decisions from meetings.
    • Ensuring projects adhere to frameworks and all documentation is maintained appropriately for each project.
    • Create and maintain a project management calendar for fulfilling each goal and objective.
    • Provide administrative support as needed.
    • Other projects as identified and assigned.

    Position Qualifications/Skills

    • Database, records management, and/or scheduling experience in education, corporate, and/or non-profit environment preferred.
    • Apple/macOS experience preferred.
    • Very strong spreadsheet skills (Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets preferred).
    • Strong proficiency with computer technologies including database, scheduling, and productivity applications, Asana or other project management tools.
    • Knowledge or experience with Blackbaud Education Management products is a strong plus.
    • Possesses strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrates cultural competency and the ability to work well with diverse groups of people.
    • Personable, positive, helpful personality; customer service mindset.
    • Creative problem solver.
    • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational and planning skills.
    • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple responsibilities simultaneously. 
    • Ability to manage competing demands, and adapt to frequent or unexpected changes.
    • Demonstrated ability to use good judgment and maintain confidentiality.

    Working Conditions

    • Physical Ability: Tasks will involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.
    • Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require visual perception and discrimination.
    • Some tasks require oral communication ability.
    • Independent travel between multiple school sites. 

    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 Adminjobs@svintl.org
    No phone calls please.
  • Database Manager

    Database Manager

    Do you want to make a difference to 500+ students?  Are you a detail-oriented professional who is passionate about database management and prospect research? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, team oriented, and multicultural environment? 

    Silicon Valley International School (INLT) is looking for a Fundraising Database Entry & Analysis team member to join the Advancement team.  We are a PreSchool-8th grade private language bilingual school, and our office is responsible for the school’s development, communications, and alumni relations. We have the honor of being the school's advocates for goodwill, spirit, and philanthropy.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Manage the Advancement databases by entering data, gifts, tickets, and pledge reminders
    • Record maintenance, donor stewardship, recognition requests
    • Generate and compile financial and analytical reports
    • Produce mail merges and other reports
    • Act as liaison between the Advancement Office and the Business Office to reconcile all gift income accounts
    • Identify prospective donors and profile current donors using in-house records as well as internet resources and proprietary databases and reactive research
    • Other duties as needed, including providing support for special events

    Position Qualifications/Skills

    • Bachelor's degree
    • Advanced Proficiency in MS Office Suite required, specifically Excel (vlookup, Pivot Tables, etc.) and Word (mail merge)
    • 2+ years experience working with Raiser's Edge and/or other similar CRM/Donor databases
    • Proficiency with Mac platforms; comfortable with technology or demonstrated ability to learn quickly
    • Strong analytical skills & interpersonal skills
    • High attention to detail
    • Energetic, ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, team-oriented, multicultural environment
    • Ability to plan and follow through on tasks; meet deadlines
    • Demonstrated experience in all aspects of clerical responsibilities
    • 2+ years Development/Advancement or Database Management experience, preferably in an academic or non-profit setting
    • Must be able to work independently, exercise sound judgment, work collaboratively in a team environment, and handle confidential matters with discretion
    • Occasional evening and weekend work required
    • Some local travel, good vehicle necessary, along with valid California Driver's License and insurance
    • Ability to lift and carry up to 35lbs

    This is a permanent position with full benefits and generous PTO.  Salary is DOE.

    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 AdminJobs@svintl.org
    Resume will not be reviewed if sent with no cover letter.  No phone calls please.
  • Learning Assistant and Classroom Monitor

    Position Overview

    This Learning Assistant and Classroom Monitor will supervise students and support the school with light cleaning and other tasks as needed.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Supervise students in class, at recess, lunch, dismissal and extended care (playground, lunch area, hallways, in the classrooms if needed).  Common sense, communication and teamwork are the key words 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 on campus.
    • Learn and appropriately apply school’s policies and procedures and other regulations related to the position. Read employee’s 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 student’s conflicts, dynamic 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
    • Other duties/ responsibilities may be assigned by supervisor


    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 a plus
    • Current CPR and 1st Aid certifications preferred
     
    Working Conditions

    Must be physically able to use a computer with basic proficiency, lift a minimum of 40 pounds, and work indoors or outdoors. Must be able to assume postures in low levels to allow physical and visual contact with children, see and hear well enough to keep children safe, and engage in physical activity with children.

    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.
  • Early Years Program Substitute Teachers

    The International School of the Peninsula seeks variable hour substitute teachers and day care staff for our early years 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, and at least 1 year teaching experience in a youth group program). 

    All employees must demonstrate commitment to ISTP’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. 

    ISTP 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. 

    Compensation: 
    $20-30/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@istp.org.  No phone calls, please.
  • Elementary and Middle School Substitute Teachers

    The International School of the Peninsula 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, or English. 

    All employees must demonstrate commitment to ISTP’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. 

    ISTP 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: 
    $30/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@istp.org.  No phone calls, please.