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SpEd Content Specialist - 2024-2025 School Year

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Requisition ID : 18642

Business Unit : Central Office

Job Code : 0802

FTE: 1.00 

Credential : SpEd: Mild/ModerateSpEd: Moderate/SevereAny SpEd Credential

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Special Education Content Specialist Position pool for 2024-2025 school year.  SpEd Credential, English Learners Authorization and Autism Authorization required.  3-5 yrs exp. as a teacher, previous PD experience required.

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 aCORE 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 with 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 comfortable in a community of continuous learning.

  • Ability to deal effectively with a wide-range of constituencies, including parents, professionals as well as outside agencies
  • Successful experience working with a diverse adult and student population; track record of success in an urban school setting
  • Skillful in analyzing student assessment data, instructional planning and professional development of teachers
  • Thorough knowledge of district reporting systems, including SEIS (special education)
  • Experience in group facilitation and conducting professional development for continuous school improvement
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; high degree of organization and effective time management
  • History of successful instruction with educationally and socially underserved communities
  • Bilingually proficient (speaking, reading, writing) in Cantonese or Spanish
  • Record of positive demeanor and collaborative success
  • Outstanding and /or Highly Satisfactory Summary Evaluations

Minimum Qualifications

  • Valid Special Education Credential with Autism and English Learner Authorization required.
  • Bachelor’s degree, including all courses to meet credential requirements.
  • Knowledge of The Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Compliant IEP practices, and best practices for instructional strategies, modifications and accommodations.
  • Two years’ successful instructional experience in a special education role.
  • Have recent classroom experience with minimum of five (5) years of teaching experience in special education.
  • Be able to travel to multiple sites during the day/week.

Desired Qualifications

What We Offer

SFUSD is committed to attracting and retaining the best educators in the nation. Benefits of teaching in San Francisco include:

  • Competitive salaries determined by experience, education level, and credentials
  • Comprehensive medical, vision, and dental insurance for teachers and their eligible dependents
  • City and state programs for housing assistance:
  • Teacher Next Door Program:
  • MyHome Assistance Program:
  • Additional salary stipend of $5000 for National Board Certified teachers
  • Additional salary stipend of $2000 for credentialed teachers teaching in high potential schools and a $1000 stipend for teachers teaching hard to fill subject areas

How to Apply

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  • Go to the “Current Openings” 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 For more information about SFUSD’s mission and Strategic Plan please visit For other questions, contact us at

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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