Youth Chance High School Math and Science Instructor

Job Type

Part Time


Minimum: $23
Maximum: $25



Start Date



169 Steuart Street
San Francisco
United States


Careers with a Cause:

You can make a lasting impact every day by working with the YMCA of San Francisco. In communities across the Bay Area, our staff—of all ages and from diverse backgrounds and life experiences—are transforming lives through YMCA programs for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. When you work for the Y, you’ll be supported with training, mentoring and career development opportunities. Plus, we offer great benefits to help you grow stronger in spirit, mind and body, even as you’re helping others.

About Youth Chance High School:

Youth Chance High School offers students with educational challenges and chronic truancy the critical holistic education services they need to graduate and live healthy, successful lives. Not only do our students attend small classes and receive one-on-one guidance, we also provide a Mental Health Counselor and a Transitional Counselor to help them along the way. Students are given the opportunity to plot out their plans for the future with our school administrator and build a portfolio of skills in internships, presentations and vocational training and workshops with real-life professionals.

Position Summary:

Utilizing interdisciplinary and research methodology curriculum, you will lead and manage Math and Science courses. As the lead teacher you are responsible for developing and imparting interdisciplinary and student-research driven curriculum; organizing lessons and lessons plans to include diverse instructional approaches; measure and monitor student progress, manage course grading systems, and absorb leadership duties as necessary for the success and safety of the school and its students.

Position is part time - 28 hours a week. There is opportunity for full time work across other programs.

Schedule is Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. + 3 hours prep. time.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 21 years of age.
  • BA in Biology, Math, or Interdisciplinary Sciences field.
  • Experience in education and/or with tutoring and teaching preferably with high school youth. Student teaching experience or teaching credential preferred. 
  • Able to effectively communicate to individuals and groups, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to incorporate and use technology for lesson plans and curriculum.
  • Experience in providing broad-based services to diverse populations.
  • YMCA approved CPR, First Aid/AED certifications within 30 days of hire date.



  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive health benefits - medical and dental plans for full time employees
  • Retirement benefits – 12% employer contribution after completion of eligibility requirements
  • Employee Assistance Program for all employees
  • Commuter Benefits via pre-tax payroll deductions
  • Flexible Spending Account – Medical and Dependent Care on a pre-tax basis 
  • Use of YMCA of San Francisco Fitness facilities
  • Paid time off benefits for part time and full time employees upon completion of eligibility requirements
  • Training and staff development for all employees

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

The YMCA is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, veteran or disability status.

If you’re excited about our mission and this looks like a fit, you should apply!

Send a cover letter and resume to Celan Beausoleil;