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S10VL - Online Learning Program

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Who We Are

The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is the seventh largest school district in California, serving more than 57,000 students who speak more than 44 documented languages across 132 schools in the city of San Francisco every year. We aim for every student who attends SFUSD schools to discover his or her spark, along with a strong sense of self and purpose. Our goal is that all students graduate from high school ready for college and career, equipped with the skills, capacities and dispositions outlined in SFUSD’s Graduate Profile. Every day in our quest to achieve this mission we provide each and every student the quality instruction and equitable support required to thrive in the 21st century.

What It Means to Work Here

When you join our team at SFUSD you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused organization that approaches public education as a social justice movement, requiring broad collaboration across an array of strategic partners. In 2014, SFUSD created an inspiring statement, Vision 2025, which captures our aspirations and vision for the future of public education in San Francisco. Alongside the District’s strategic plan, Transform Learning. Transform Lives. SFUSD is reimagining how public education will change over the next decade to meet the dynamic future of San Francisco. As a CORE district, SFUSD is also a leader in critical systems change for more comprehensive school accountability and innovations that help strengthen the instructional core, which is the foundation of our strategic plan and Vision 2025. 

Who We Want

We want talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, who are inspired by our mission, steeped
in equity, and who are motivated to unleash our children’s potential. We want people who are strong
collaborators, skilled communicators, and problem solvers who are comfortable in a community of continuous

The strongest candidates will:
• Have work experience where flexibility and innovation were necessary
• Possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build positive working relationships with students,
colleagues, parents, and the community through a virtual environment.
• Have experience delivering rich standards-based learning experiences virtually to a diverse community
of learners
• Support a positive online classroom community of learners
• Effectively use technology to personalize student learning

Under the supervision of a teacher/administrator, the Virtual Academy Pilot Program Paraeducator will
support students in a virtual environment who are admitted to this program due to medical concerns aligned
with COVID-19. The Paraeducator will collaborate virtually with teachers and staff across grade bands and
report to a school site administrator assigned to the Virtual Academy Pilot Program. Students in this program
will receive at least 240 minutes of synchronous instruction on a daily basis and at least 30 minutes of small
group instruction three times a week. The remainder of the required daily instructional minutes will be
supported through asynchronous assignments.

For additional information, please view the job description.

Salary Information

Beginning Salary: $25.03/hr (including LWE)

Minimum Qualifications

One of the following: An Associates Degree or higher or 48 college units and a high school diploma or Passing of CBEST and a high school diploma or Passing of the district's Instructional Aide Exam and a high school diploma or its equivalent

Desired Qualifications

Utilizes knowledge appropriate to satisfy the Distinguishing Characteristics of the class listed above, examples of which may include familiarity with teaching methods, instructional media, test scoring, school organization, and school rules and regulations.  Demonstrates competency in performing the following tasks: working with pupils who have been designated non-severely impaired by an EIP, acting quickly and effectively in emergencies, working with and relating to all individuals within the culturally diverse environment of SFUSD, and developing and maintaining effective, courteous communications with pupils, staff and public.

How to Apply

  • Go to: careers.sfusd.edu/
  • Create an account and complete an application.
  • Go to the “Apply to Jobs” tab to view and apply for specific openings.


Please check back often to connect your application to specific openings as they are posted. Applicants will be contacted based on the needs of the district. For more information about careers at SFUSD, please visit careers.sfusd.edu/. For more information about SFUSD’s mission and Strategic Plan please visit www.sfusd.edu. For other questions, contact us at paraeducators@sfusd.edu.

Other Information

If there are any questions, please reach out to Paraeducator Staffing team at paraeducators@sfusd.edu

Remote-based positions

Bus duties may be required.

Non-Discrimination Policy

San Francisco Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This policy extends to San Francisco County Office of Education, including community school programs and activities. For more information about the District's non-discrimination policy, please review Board Policy 4030.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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