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 resume and a brief note about what position you're interested in!

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  • K-8 Art Teacher

    Main Purpose of the Role
    The teacher will be responsible for presenting and explaining learning materials and educating students on new subjects. The teacher will communicate their subject matter by using direct instruction, lectures, printed, visual, audio and/or video materials. They must create a curriculum, form daily lesson plans, and prepare all lesson materials. In class, teachers may lecture on a specific subject and/or assign work, projects, and tests to help build knowledge and assess the students' overall performance. In order to educate their class and ensure success, teachers should maintain a positive attitude, be energetic about the subjects they teach, and share a passion for learning themselves.
    Key Responsibilities
    • Plan visual and fine art lessons in accordance with students’ learning objectives
    • Provide instruction on the use of media such as graphite, charcoal, acrylic, and watercolor, etc.
    • Prepare the classroom by gathering and setting up equipment
    • Enhance students’ drawing, coloring, and painting techniques
    • Incorporate art history, diverse artists, and various perspectives into projects
    • Work/Organize projects outside the classroom and with other disciplines (e.g. artwork for school plays or holiday events)
    • Monitor inventory and source art supplies as needed
    • Develop schemes of work, lesson plans, and tests that are in accordance with established procedures
    • Use relevant but limited technology to support instruction
    • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust teaching strategies
    • Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development
    • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress and student needs
    • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities
    • Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments in a timely manner
    • Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic, and ability backgrounds
    • Encourage parent and community involvement
    • Obtain information for parents when requested and promptly return phone calls and answer emails
    • Lead an advisory group and participate in related grade-level activities, including outdoor education and or service-learning experiences
    • Overtly support and act in accordance with the School's mission and values
    • Attend and positively participate in all faculty meetings and professional training
    • Work collaboratively with all faculty, staff, families, and school partners
    • Uphold professional standards of personal presentation, punctuality, professional courtesy, and discretion
    • Appropriately carry out specific responsibilities as designated by the division (e.g. duties)
    • Honor the confidentiality of school and student information
    • Communicate effectively with faculty, students, families, and colleagues
    • Engage in self-reflection and professional development through goal setting, Professional Development opportunities, and ongoing dialog with Division Directors

    Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice, and Belonging Commitments

    • Engage in conversations with empathy and curiosity, listen 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
    • Passion for and commitment to art education
    • Willingness to adapt to CSB curriculum and pacing guides
    • Strong leadership and team-building skills
    • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Superb organizational, self-management, and problem-solving skills
    • Commitment to responsive, honest feedback and coaching for teacher growth
    • Alignment with the school's expectation of high academic achievement for all scholars and commitment to building citizens of impeccable character
    • Demonstrated success in fostering a positive, collaborative educational environment
    QualificationBachelor's degree in Fine Arts, or Bachelor's degree in a related fieldMaster’s degree or beyond in education or a related field
    Experience3-5 years teaching experience and
    Portfolio of artwork
    Prior experience as an art teacher either classroom or community based.
    Demonstrated excellence in a variety of artistic techniques.
    Prior KnowledgeArt history, diversity in art, art-based community connections
    Please send a cover letter and a resume to Aaron Mullen, Director of Inclusion, at mullen@cathedralschool.net.

    Cathedral uses a teaching salary scale that is based on education and years of experience and ranges from $75,000 - $140,000.

    Role Title: K-8 Art Teacher
    FLSA Status: Exempt
    Reports to: Directors of Lower/Upper School
    Direct Reports: N/A
  • On-Call Substitute Teacher

    Main Purpose of the Role
    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

    QualificationHigh school diploma; Proof of COVID-19 vaccination; CA Live Scan; Negative TB TestCPR, First Aid, and AED certified
    ExperienceRelevant teaching experience working in a school setting

    Please send a cover letter and a resume to Assistant Head of School, Kate Juergens, at juergens@cathedralschool.net

    Compensation: Cathedral uses a daily rate of $150 for substitute teachers. 
    Role Title: On-Call Substitute Teacher
    FLSA Status: Part-time Non-exempt
    Reports to: Division Director
    Direct Reports: N/A
    Starting Date: Immediate
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, CA, Cathedral School for Boys is an independent elementary school for boys in grades K-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.
1275 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA 94108   •   Phone: 415.771.6600   •   Fax: 415.771.6601