A private Episcopal school for primary through high school students in Houston, Texas

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Jobs at St. Francis

Working at St. Francis is enriched by the school’s unique, community-centric environment; plenty of creativity-inspiring challenges; and ample tangible and intangible rewards. When we are seeking to fill a faculty or staff position, we look at the qualifications and education of the applicant to determine suitability. Preference is given to candidates with advanced degrees, exceptional teaching experience, and a love for fun!


St. Francis Episcopal School has designed a program of benefits to help provide for the well-being of employees and their families. These include health, dental, vision, and disability insurance; competitive compensation and retirement benefits; generous time off; and myriad professional development opportunities.


To explore St. Francis's current job opportunities, please click on your area of interest from the following list. 

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Administrative Openings

Head of Primary School

St. Francis Episcopal School, Houston, is currently seeking an inspirational early childhood professional to lead the Primary School division, effective July 1, 2020. Located on the school’s south campus, the division is housed in a new facility designed to enhance the program for over 200 students, ages 2-5. Established in 1952, St. Francis Episcopal School is a mission of St. Francis Episcopal Church. 

The Primary School is known for its Reggio-inspired approach, School of Literacy and Culture partnership with Rice University, emergent curriculum, and project approach to learning. Robust professional development experiences, both internally and externally, and a well-established teacher mentoring program, support faculty growth. We have a strong image of the child as a capable, competent, and resilient problem solver. We honor the thoughts and ideas of our students and believe that children’s natural curiosity and sense of wonder are nourished when adults view themselves as co-learners. 

The ideal candidate will join a passionate, talented team of early childhood professionals committed to supporting children in all domains of development in the joyful journey of childhood.

St. Francis desires an energetic, creative, innovative, and growth-minded thought leader with strong communication skills. An appreciation for parent involvement in the program is a core value of our Reggio-inspired philosophy. 

For more information about St. Francis Episcopal School’s Primary School, please click here.

Interested candidates are asked to upload a cover letter and resume to the application.

View Head of Primary School job description

Apply for Head of Primary School 


Division Faculty

Thank you for your interest in St. Francis. All positions are currently filled for division faculty. Please visit our site again for future job postings that may relate to your experience and talents.


Athletics and Physical Education

St. Francis Episcopal School invites qualified applicants to apply for the below coaching positions. Position require past experience in playing and/or coaching in the sport as well as well-rounded knowledge of physical conditioning and skill development methods specific to the sport. Qualified candidates will possess clear and effective communication skills in both written and oral expression; and, the ability to relate effectively with parents, students, and other school constituent groups and individuals.

Apply for Boys Lacrosse Coach, Part-time

Apply for Tennis Coach, Part-time

Apply for Upper School Head Golf Coach, Part-time






Explore and Extend After-School Care

After-School Instructor, Part-Time

St. Francis has openings for part-time after-school instructors. Previous child-care and/or teaching experience required (minimum two years). Hours for this position are 2:00-6:00 p.m.

Apply for a part-time after-school instructor position

Dance Instructor, Part-Time

St. Francis has an opening for a part-time dance instructor. Candidates should have experience in ballet and jazz—both teaching and performance.'

Apply for the part-time dance instructor position

Substitute Teaching Staff

St. Francis is always searching for degreed, qualified substitute teachers. All substitute applications will be reviewed by the appropriate Division Head. Should the candidate meet the teaching requirements for the position, he or she will be contacted for an interview. Substitute teachers will be required to complete a background check, Safeguarding God’s Children training classes, and receive CPR training—all of which are conditions of employment.

Apply for Primary School substitute teacher position

Apply for Lower School substitute teacher position

Apply for Lower School Long-Term Art substitute teacher position

Apply for Middle School substitute teacher position

Apply for Upper School substitute teacher position

Apply for School Nurse substitute teacher position


St. Francis is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment candidates must pass background screening and pre-employment drug testing.

St. Francis is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with State and Federal law, The School does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age in any of its policies or administration of those policies pertaining to hiring or employment practices. Nor does the School discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin with regard to admission procedures, scholarship, financial aid, or in any of the athletic or other school administered curricular programs.

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at St. Francis Episcopal School are based on qualifications, abilities, and merit. Because of its status as a religious entity, St. Francis may consider a candidate's religious affiliation in its employment decisions, consistent with State and Federal law.