Career Opportunities

Current Opportunities at SFA

Thank you for your interest in working at St. Francis of Assisi School!  To apply to join our team, please send an email with your resume, three professional references, and the completed application to the attention of the Principal at

SFA is proud of its diverse community, with families from all backgrounds, including over 45 different countries of origin. SFA encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply for employment.

2019-2020 School Year - IMMEDIATE OPENING


St. Francis of Assisi School in Northeast Baltimore seeks qualified candidates to serve as a part-time (3 days per week) World Languages Teacher. The World Languages Teacher is responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate program for students that complies with all mandated state and Archdiocesan policies and procedures. The World Languages Teacher will provide instruction to all grades Preschool to 8th grade. The current program features Spanish, but languages other than Spanish will also be considered. St. Francis of Assisi School is an approved International Baccalaureate World School offering the Middle Years Program.  The school also features a Preschool program for ages 2-4 which is rated Level 5 with Maryland EXCELS. 

  • Plan and implement engaging developmentally appropriate lessons for grades PK to 8th grade in line with the curriculum standards of the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Lessons should also align with the IB Middle Years Program or MSDE Preschool standards as appropriate.
  • Observe and assess student progress, recording such progress and sharing with parents as required by the school policy.  Fill out report cards each trimester including notes about each child
  • Maintain an attractive, organized, engaging learning environment
  • Develop procedures for inside and outside the classroom
  • Maintain familiarity with all emergency procedures and protocol
  • Supervise children at all times
  • Communicate in a clear and professional manner. Written communication is grammatically correct and error free
  • Keep detailed records observing student's behavior and progress. Teachers share this information effectively with parents and colleagues
  • Communicate with parents frequently regarding the student experience, identifying early concerns and providing resources
  • Attend all faculty meeting and school events, including weekly interdisciplinary planning for the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program
  • Attend all professional development days and workshops, including training for the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Spanish, Elementary-Education or related field
  • MSDE certification, preferred
  • Fluent in both English and Spanish
  • Basic understanding of Catholic School philosophy, goals and objectives; practicing Catholic preferred
  • Basic understanding of International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program goals and philosophy
  • Ability to teach multiple subject areas highly desired
  • Positive references and recommendations
  • Candidates should submit the completed application along with three professional references to

2020-2021 School Year

We have not made determination yet on the permanent hiring needs for next school year. Please check back soon!

Ongoing Opportunities

After Care Staff

Staff in the afternoons work from 2:30-6 PM Monday through Friday and are compensated hourly.  Staff engage students in active play, guided learning, and extension of the SFA mission while they await pick-up from their families.  Quality candidates will demonstrate patience and flexibility with students at a variety of age levels, dependability and strong communication skills, and a positive attitude with children and colleagues.

  • Early childhood or elementary education background preferred.
  • Maryland State Certification in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education preferred.
  • Comfort and experience with Catholic schools preferred.

Substitute Teachers

Substitute teachers deliver prepared lesson plans in core subjects -- Religion, Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies.  He or she is responsible for maintaining an orderly environment which promotes independence and creativity.

  • Maryland State Certification in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education preferred.
  • Confidence with the use of technology
  • An ability to differentiate instruction for students so as to provide extra challenge and extra support when needed.