Who We Are


We believe in teachers! Join the Cathedral community and experience what it means to create transformative learning experiences for our students through collaboration, curiosity, innovation, and a growth mindset.

We recognize the challenges associated with working in San Francisco. For this reason, we are committed to supporting our faculty and staff, both in and out of the classroom. A career at Cathedral includes:
  • Salaries and benefits that are among the most generous of any school in the Bay Area
  • Health care coverage for staff and their dependents
  • A robust non-matching retirement contribution
  • Parking and commuter benefits
  • A delicious daily lunch provided by Acre Gourmet
  • Significant resources towards professional development

A list of our current job openings is below, and we encourage you to apply for any position that interests you. Don’t see your perfect role listed? Not to worry — we’re always looking for great teachers for any subject and level, so please reach out to careers@cathedralschool.net with your résumé and a brief note about what position you’re interested in. Thank you.

Current Openings:

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  • Assistant to Head of School & Operations Support

    Role Title: Assistant to Head of School & Operations Support
    FLSA Status: Part-Time, Non-Exempt
    Reports to: Head of School; dotted line reporting Operations Coordinator
    Direct Reports: N/A

    Role’s Main Purpose: The Assistant to the Head of School & Operations Support — first and foremost — serves as the confidential administrative assistant to the Head of School and the Board of Trustees. Secondarily, this role supports the Front Office Operations Coordinator, being stationed at the front of the School and acting as one of the first points of contact for families and other visitors to the School.

    Primary Assistant to Head of School Responsibilities:
    • Coordinate and provide administrative support for the Head of School and Board of Trustees, including but not limited to communications, agenda, and meetings
    • Plan and execute board meetings from start to finish by coordinating schedules, booking travel arrangements, building presentations, reserving meeting spaces, etc.
    • Maintain official records of the Board; attend Board meetings and prepare minutes;
    • Maintain Board and Board Committee Portal
    • Manage New Trustee Orientation
    • Maintain the Head of School’s calendar, taking requests from employees, parents, and the community
    • Event planning and support, e.g., graduation, faculty and staff events, Board meetings, dinners, parties and retreats, as needed
    • Other projects and tasks as directed by the Head of School

    Operations Support Responsibilities:
    • Act as backup for the Front Office Operations Coordinator by, for example, answering phones, greeting and signing in visitors, coordinating space rentals, assisting students with questions, medical concerns, parent pick-up, as examples
    • Oversee parking; faculty and staff permits and Grace Cathedral passes
    • Maintain student operational records, including updating Blackbaud attendance and auditing and tracking health records, as examples
    • Assist coordinating vendors, e.g., lunch provider, school photographer, external lunch orders, etc.
    • Support Admissions & Development as needed; event setup, printing student files and transcripts, etc.

    Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice, and Belonging Commitments:
    • Engage in conversations with empathy and curiosity, listen in order to recognize the presence, ideas, and beliefs of all individuals within the Cathedral School community
    • Practice courage and acting with integrity to speak up and speak out to stand up for what is right even when it is challenging or unpopular
    • Uphold the process of reflection, healing, and repair, holding ourselves accountable and accepting responsibility for our actions

    Skills and Competencies:
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills with a desire to serve others
    • Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate in a courteous, helpful, and clearly understood manner
    • Professional demeanor with an ability to use tact and discretion; ability to maintain confidentiality of information and other related matters; ability to think exercise judgment and prioritize work
    • Demonstrated multi-tasking, organizational, and time-management skills
    • Resilient and thrives in fast-paced, ever-changing environment
    • Doer attitude with a “no task too small” mindset

    Compensation and Benefits: Hourly rate $30–$45 per hour, depending on education and years of experience, with potential for additional hours beyond the part-time expectation up to and including overtime; benefits include paid sick leave, professional development opportunities, and lunch provided during the school year.

    Required Qualifications, Experience, and Knowledge:
    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Current CPR and First Aid certification (or willingness to obtain within three months of employment)
    • 5+ years of experience as an Executive Assistant or equivalent
    • Google Workspace and Microsoft Office suite

    Preferred Qualification, Experience, and Knowledge:
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Experience in a school setting a plus
    • Working knowledge of Blackbaud CRM

    Contact: Please send a cover letter and a résumé to Susan Lande, Front Office Operations Coordinator, at lande@cathedralschool.net.
  • Extended Day Program Staff / After-school Teacher

    Role Title: Extended Day Program (EDP) Staff / After-school Teacher
    FLSA Status: Part-time Non-exempt
    Reports to: Director of Extended Day Programming 
    Direct Reports: N/A

    Role’s Main Purpose: The EDP Staff / After-school Teacher is responsible for developing and leading engaging after-school activities including both indoor and outdoor activities, snack time, and homework assistance; supervising students and responding to their needs and interests, and coordinating parent pick up. This is a part-time hourly position with shifts varying between 2 – 6pm, Monday through Friday with summer months, holidays, and School breaks off.

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Overtly support and act in accordance with the School’s mission and values
    • Maintain a safe yet fun environment for boys beyond the classroom; spend time outside on the roof play yard and in the gym, enjoy snacks and activities, and work on classroom assignments
    • Manage program transitions and student pick up
    • Provide a safe physical and emotional environment for all students; encouraging the boys to take initiative to solve problems and helping them investigate, ask questions and have fun
    • Communicate with families

    Skills and Competencies:
    • A passion for working with young people
    • A positive, resilient disposition
    • Attention to detail with strong organizational and communication skills

    Required Qualification and Experience:
    • High school diploma
    • Experience working with children, e.g., nanny, teacher, tutor, coach

    Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in education or applicable field
    • CPR, First Aid and AED certified
    • Classroom instruction or supervisory experience

    Compensation and Benefits: Rate of pay is $22–$25 / hour, depending on level of experience; benefits include paid sick leave

    Contact: Please send a cover letter and a resume to Erin Bostrom, Director of EDP bostrom@cathedralschool.net.
  • On-Call Substitute Teacher

    Role Title: On-Call Substitute Teacher
    FLSA Status: Part-time, Non-exempt
    Reports to: Division Director
    Direct Reports: N/A

    Role’s Main Purpose: Substitute teachers provide classroom support in grades K–4 and lead subject-specific classes for grades 5–8. Substitute teachers will also perform school-related duties including lunch and recess supervision.

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Actively engage with students in classroom activities
    • Use effective classroom management strategies
    • Implement lesson plans when applicable
    • Supervise students at recess and lunch
    • Use technology as needed
    • Maintain the tidiness of the classroom

    Skills and Competencies:
    • A passion for working with young people
    • A positive, resilient disposition
    • Attention to detail with strong organizational and communication skills

    Required Qualifications and Experience:
    • High school diploma
    • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
    • CA Live Scan
    • Negative TB Test CPR, First Aid and AED certified
    • Experience Relevant teaching experience working in a school setting

    Preferred Qualification:
    • CPR, First Aid and AED certified
    Compensation and Benefits: Cathedral uses a daily rate of $240 for substitute teachers.

    Contact: Please send a cover letter and a résumé to Director of Upper School, Chad Harlow, at harlow@cathedralschool.net.
Don't see a listing for your preferred position? We're always looking for inspiring, curious, and passionate educators to join our community and fill positions as they become available. Send your resume and a cover letter to careers@cathedralschool.net, and we'll be in touch. We're looking forward to getting to know you!
Affinity groups are formed around similar backgrounds, life experiences, and common interests. Cathedral School prioritizes and supports adult affinity spaces as a way to facilitate relationship-building among employees and create space for mentoring and collaboration. Participation in these affinity spaces is voluntary.

  • Faculty of Color Sustainability Group
  • LGBTQ+ Sustainability Group
  • White Accountability & Awareness Group
  • Women Leadership Group
We value teacher growth and learning. Cathedral’s professional development program allows all faculty and staff opportunities to participate and grow in professional interests and skills. Additionally, Cathedral faculty and staff are asked to complete a DEIJ summer institute once every three years.
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"One of the most rewarding components of working at Cathedral is the deep connections that are built among the community that evolve into wonderful lifetime relationships."

- Current Teacher
"The level of professionalism and the pride teachers take in their work is amazing! I'm inspired every day."

- Current Teacher
"Connections and conversations between boys and teachers are valued and integral to the learning process. Cathedral is a place where boys and families feel loved, supported, and successful as well as strive to do the same for others."

- Former Teacher
“Cathedral School for Boys is outstanding in its wholeness.”

- Former Teacher

Cathedral School for Boys

Located in San Francisco, California, Cathedral School for Boys is an independent elementary school for boys in Kindergarten – Grade 8. Our mission is to provide an excellent education through intellectual inquiry and rigor that is centered in the Episcopal tradition and is respectful of and welcoming to people of all religious traditions and beliefs.