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K-5 Elementary Teacher

Summary of Position:

La Scuola – Italian International School is seeking experienced, passionate and highly-skilled elementary school teachers (K and 1-5 grade)for our 2017/18 school year. We are an IB candidate school in San Francisco CA currently building a K-8 Italian immersion program. We are particularly interested in teachers with experience in PYP (Primary Years Program). Applicants should be able to plan for an inquiry-based curriculum, be strong team players and flexible. Final candidates need to be prepared for a teaching demonstration.


 Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Education; Master’s degree highly desirable

 Minimum of 3 years’ experience teaching in k-5 grade level, preferably in an immersion program

 Bilingual and bi-literate in Italian and English with native or near-native Italian proficiency

 Problem solving, creativity, excellent multitasking skills, and ability to thrive in a start-up environment are a must

Required Skills and Pre-requisites:

 Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in English/Italian

 Excellent verbal and written skills, as well as outstanding interpersonal skills

 Problem solving, creativity, multitasking skills

 Ability to thrive in a start-up environment

 Strong teaching ability; enjoy working with children and adolescents

 Ability to work well with students and colleagues; willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the La Scuola community

 Obvious passion for the academic subject matter being taught

 Commitment to equity, inclusion and a diverse community

 Excellent attendance and punctuality


You must be authorized to work in the USA.

To be considered for the position, please send a letter of intent, a resume and a minimum of 3 references. Click here to apply!