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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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  • Assistant Teacher (Chinese) - Early Years

    Position Overview

    Silicon Valley International School seeks a Chinese (Mandarin) Teacher Assistant in the Early Years Program for Jan 4, 2021 - June 18, 2021. The Teacher Assistant works within the framework of the job description and assignment and makes decisions only within that framework.
     
    Responsibilities:
    • Be Involved with young student personal care activities, student safety, and pedagogical assistance as assigned.
    • Report to the Early Years Program Principal and work under the immediate direction of the classroom teacher and Enrichment Supervisor.
    • Professional Behavior, schedule and responsibilities
     
    Schedule
    • Workload will not exceed 40 hours/week including classroom preparation, student supervision, subbing, and meetings
    • Teacher-Assistants should strictly adhere to the schedule communicated in August by the Principal of the Cowper Campus.
    • During the available time, teacher-assistants are expected to:
    • Prep for the teacher
    • May at times be asked to sub during this time if we are unable to find a substitute

    Primary Responsibilities

      Teacher-Assistants are required to maintain certifications as required by the school and/or Social Services. In addition, they should keep all relevant certifications current
      Job Description
      • Teacher-Assistants are expected to
      • Follow Social Services requirements and stay with the students at all time
      • Demonstrate ethical behavior
      • Demonstrate responsible behavior towards attendance and work schedule
      • Be knowledgeable of and follow School policies and procedures, in particular those dealing with confidentiality, cross-cultural understanding, discipline, harassment and communication, health and safety, or Licensing Regulations.
      • Actively supervise lunch, recess, and day-care as noted in the schedule. Active 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/Enrichment Supervisor first, then principal if issue remains
      • Enforce discipline guidelines promoted by the school
      • Respect discipline measures are taken by a colleague
      • Participate in in-service activities as requested
      • Attend and participate in case of conferences as requested by the principal
      • Refer all inquiries and concerns about the student to the teacher/Enrichment Supervisor, and to the Assistant Principal if needed
      • Assist in duties such as 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 Supervisor
      • 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/Enrichment Supervisor
      Note: Preparation should be made at a time when the Employee is not responsible for supervising the students.
       
      Support for Instructional Program
      • Teacher-Assistants are expected to:
      • Assist students in following programs, strategies, exercises, and materials identified/developed and introduced by the teacher/Enrichment Supervisor
      • Provide feedback to the teacher/Enrichment Supervisor and Assistant Principal if needed on her observations of students
      • Note: In case of absence of the teacher, the teacher-assistant(s) will guide and orient the substitute and assist him/her in the implementation of the lesson plan left by the teacher. Please note however that the substitute will act as the lead teacher.
       
      During the academic year, teacher-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, teacher-assistants are considered camp counselors and are expected to plan and implement activities, under the guidance and supervision of the Enrichment Supervisor.
      • The Enrichment Supervisor will provide a theme for the camps and help to organize planning. Camp counselors can use the available time the week before the mini-camp for planning and preparation. Time will be given in the summer care schedule to allow for weekly planning and preparation.
      Note: All teacher-assistants are expected to follow these guidelines. In instances where an employee is not meeting expectations, the Enrichment Supervisor and/or Principal will follow up with a verbal warning. If the issue persists, a written warning will be issued and the matter will be taken up with the Assistant Head of School.
       
      Qualifications:
      • 12 Early Childhood Education Units minimum
      • Minimum 2-years’ experience working with Early Years age children
      • Experience with the Primary Years Program (PYP) of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) preferred
      • Native Mandarin Speaker
       
      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 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.
       
      To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to employment@svintl.org
       
      No phone calls, please.
    • Learning Assistant

      Position Overview

      The learning assistant will monitor students inside and outside of the classroom (Lunch, Recess, Dismissal) and support the school with other tasks as needed and defined by supervisors. This is a full-time non-exempt position, and the Head of School [HOS] will determine the start date.

      Primary Responsibilities

      • Supervise students at recess, lunch, dismissal, and extended care (playground, lunch area, hallways, and classrooms if needed).  Common sense, communication, and teamwork are the keywords for this position.
      • Prioritize student safety at all times
      • Be attentive to student’s needs and attentive to details.
      • Learn, support, and reinforce school values
      • Maintain a safe, harmonious, and positive atmosphere on the playground and campus.
      • Learn and appropriately apply the school’s policies and procedures and other regulations related to the position. Read employee’s handbook.
      • Work respectfully and cooperatively with others.  Maintain a right 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, dynamics, and interactions to her supervisor and principals.
      • Assure students arrive to class promptly; 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
      • The supervisor may assign other duties/ responsibilities.

      Position Qualifications/Skills

      • High School diploma or GED
      • Previous experience working with children and be attentive to their needs
      • Demonstrate a positive attitude and be a team player
      • Be reliable and punctual.
      • Be able to implement and organize age-appropriate games and activities.
      • Have good oral and written communication skills
      • Speaking Mandarin Chinese or French 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 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 regarding 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.
       
    • Senior Accountant

      INTL is seeking a dedicated individual who is ready to embark on a rewarding career opportunity. The School embraces a well-balanced work-life environment while being focused on excellence and creating stronger and innovative methods to run the organization. The School is looking for an experienced accounting professional to provide financial expertise to a prestigious independent school. This individual will play a key role in the financial functions of the school supporting the Controller. This individual will be someone who takes the initiative, has a can-do attitude, and is a team player.
      Essential Job Functions

      Accounts Receivable Responsibilities:
      • Preparing weekly deposits
      • Processing, verifying, and posting receipts (daily or at least weekly)
      • Maintaining the billing system, processing, and recording transactions
      • Preparing invoices, sending past due notifications, and being the point of contact for billing related questions
      • Handling after-school enrichment program charges and refunds
      • Performing account reconciliations
      • Researching and resolving account discrepancies
      • Assisting Controller with bad debt analysis and reserve recommendations
      Accounts Payable Responsibilities:
      • Assembling, reviewing, and verifying invoices and payment requests
      • Flagging and clarifying any questionable invoice terms or pricing issues
      • Matching PO’s, packing slip, supporting documentation with invoices
      • Coding invoices and payment requests
      • Scanning and uploading invoices into the AP system
      • Preparing and performing check runs
      • Entering electronic transfers and payments
      • Monitoring all accounts to ensure payments are current and up-to-date
      • Maintaining vendor files
      Other Responsibilities:
      • PEX cards – sending monthly receipt reminders, reviewing and approving receipts, coding and posting transactions
      • Credit cards – requesting and matching receipts, coding and posting transactions
      • Month-end reconciliations as assigned
      • Assisting with annual audits and tax returns
      • Other duties as assigned
      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor’s degree in business, with an emphasis in accounting or finance
      • CPA license preferred but not necessary
      • 3 to 5 years of accounting experience
      • Nonprofit accounting experience
       
      Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
      • Strong GAAP knowledge and accounting skills
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills
      • Strong organizational, administrative, and time management skills
      • Ability to work well with others
      • Ability to handle deadlines in an efficient and accurate manner
      • Self-starter with a can-do attitude.
      • Works well independently yet understands the benefits of collaboration.
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel and MSWord
      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.
       
    • 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.