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Administrative Careers

At SFUSD, we believe that leadership and accountability are the keys to our success. The Human Resources Department is committed to recruiting and selecting highly qualified, dynamic administrators. Our goal is to discover the next generation of transformative school leaders to create a supportive learning environment where all students graduate with the skills and confidence to achieve their goals in college, a career, and life.


Administrative positions include Principals, Assistant Principals, and other Central Office positions that require an Administrative credential (i.e. Directors, Program Administrators, Supervisors, etc.). While we can't respond individually to every applicant, we will review all applications carefully and contact you if your skills and experience are a match for the position. 

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Current Vacancies

The following Administrative positions are open:
2018-19 SY Principal Pool Position
(Elementary, K-8, Middle, and High School Positions)
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2018-19 SY Assistant Principal Pool  
(Elementary, K-8, Middle, and High School Positions)
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Program Administrator, Special Education Department 
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Supervisor, Special Education Department
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Program Administrator (Humanities), Curriculum & Instruction
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Go to to see the full list of Administrative vacancies. 

Aspiring Administrators

The Aspiring Administrator series will help you explore career pathways within SFUSD, prepare for site-based and central office interviews, and learn best practices from new and veteran administrators. This will also be a great opportunity to connect with current district leaders and other educators who are exploring leadership roles in SFUSD. Workshop dates and topics include:

  • Pathway to Leadership - Thursday, 12/14 - 4-6pm
  • Mock Interviews - Thursday, 1/18 - 4-6pm
  • New Administrator Panel - Thursday, 3/1 - 4-6pm
  • Entry Plan as a New Administrator - Thursday, 4/12 - 4-6pm

Workshops will be held at Independence High School (1350 7th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122). We encourage participants to come to all 4 workshops. You can view our flier and RSVP here:

Please contact if you have any other questions.

The San Francisco Unified School District is committed to maintaining an educational environment where all persons who participate in school programs and activities can work and learn together in an atmosphere free of all forms of harassment or intimidation.  The Board prohibits sexual harassment of students, employees or other persons, at school or at school-sponsored or school-related activites.  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.