FAQs - Administrators

What types of administrator positions are available with SFUSD? 

Central Office Administrators include positions in various departments such as:

  • Special Education
  • Curriculum & Instruction (C&I)
  • Student, Family, Community Support (SFCSD)
  • Leadership, Equity, Achievement & Design (LEAD)

Typically, we hire an average of 80-90 Administrators each year.

What are the requirements for becoming an administrator with SFUSD? 

In addition to a prerequisite of having 5+ years of full-time certificated experience, candidates must hold one of the following:

  • Valid Administrative Services Credential
    • Clear Administrative Services Credential
    • Preliminary Administrative Services Credential
    • Eligible for Intern Administrative Services Credential
  • Valid clear base certificated credential and proof of passing the CPACE
  • Valid Certificate of Eligibility
  • Valid Child Development Program Director Permit


I have questions about benefits. Who can I contact? 

For questions about benefits it may be helpful to review our Benefits Presentation. You may also contact the Benefits Team by submitting a help/inquiry ticket at eis.sfusd.edu, or come to their drop-in hours at 555 Franklin Street, Monday through Thursday from 1 to 4:30.

I have questions about salary. Who can I contact?

For questions about salary, it may be helpful to visit the salary and benefits page of the SFUSD website, or the Salary FAQs here. You may also submit an inquiry/help ticket at eis.sfusd.edu

How do I apply to become an SFUSD administrator?

Candidates who hold a valid Administrative Services Credential, or will be eligible for one by the spring before the school year they are applying for should apply online. Once you submit your application, it will be reviewed by our team and you will be notified via email of next steps.