Employment Opportunities

Archbishop Riordan High School is an urban Catholic high school for boys, owned by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco and sponsored by the Society of Mary, the Marianists, who are assisted by lay men and women. It is the responsibility of each educator—teacher, administrator, coach, and staff member— to understand, embrace and model the school’s mission and philosophy, and create a faith-filled and academically rigorous learning environment where students can reach their full potential.

We invite prospective candidates to review the current employment opportunities listed. Please apply using the instructions included in each job description. If you have an interest in teaching subjects other than the ones listed, or coaching a sport or moderating a club, please feel free to include that information in your application.

High School Biology Teacher (Summer School 2019)

Archbishop Riordan High School is hiring an individual to teach high school biology during summer school. This individual is responsible for teaching high school repair courses in the biological sciences. This course includes teaching the study of living things, including cells and their structures and functions, anatomy, and biology in the environment, including biological processes such as photosynthesis.

• Align class discussions and activities to reflect the topics covered in a year long biology class.
• Provide constructive criticism and feedback.
• Maintain grade book, proctor exams, and assign projects as necessary.
• Perform experiments in class to enhance lecture component.
• Respond to student inquiries.
• Keep records of grades, grade papers, and perform other administrative duties as needed.

• Bachelor’s degree in subject area or Master’s degree
• Secondary teaching credential preferred
• Secondary level teaching experience preferred
• Experience teaching science preferred

Compensation and Dates of Service:
Salary will be based on experience. Summer school runs June 10 – July 18 (off July 4 and 5).

To apply, please email your Cover Letter and Resume to:
Mr. Michael Hickam
Summer School Director

Resident Advisor

Position: Resident Advisor Position

Archbishop Riordan High School is a dynamic school community serving boys in the Catholic Marianist tradition. We aspire to offer our students a firm foundation in the Roman Catholic faith and hope to inspire them in the imitation of Christ. Students come from all over the world to receive a Riordan education as we offer rich opportunities for students to become successful.

Resident Advisors are the foundation of student life for our International Boarding students who live with us on campus. Our team of Resident Advisors help to create a positive environment for residential life, recreation, learning, personal growth, and fun in one of the best cities in the world. Resident Advisors are tasked with cultivating a positive, supportive, and home-like culture in the dorm. They are part parent, part mentor, part counselor, and part teacher. Their role includes proactively helping students develop practical life, social, and community-living skills, providing critical study support during study hall, ensuring a safe and well-kept living environment, and leading on and off-campus extracurricular activities.

This position is ideal for compassionate, flexible, level-headed, organized, energetic, educators who relate well with young people.

• Administer morning wake up calls for students.
• Available for morning transportation with boarding van, library supervision, classroom substitutions, and lunchtime supervision.
• Work 2-3 evenings a week from 2:20 pm – 11:00 pm, supervising and managing dormitory of 25-30 students.
• Work weekend shifts every two weeks, planning and implementing weekend activities (such as Warriors game, community service opportunities, paint-balling, etc).
• Attend and participate in Boarding Retreat at the beginning of the year.
• Serve as an advisor with an emphasis on both student and parent communication.
• Actively engage and connect with students and the school community as much as possible (open gym/weight room, etc).
• Help to keep a positive and clean environment (teaching students about laundry/cleanliness/etc).
• Lead and coordinate Dorm meetings once a week to address any issues that may occur.
• Mediate any confrontations with students/RAs.
•Other duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications:
•Experience working in a boarding program or residential environment preferred (but not required).
•Experience working with young people from diverse backgrounds.

Hours and Compensation:
•The Resident Advisor is a 9-month position (with summer opportunities) and reports to the Director of the Boarding program.
•Competitive salary, benefits, and room/board in San Francisco.
•Potential to make additional money if able to teach a class, coach a team, or moderate a club.

How to Apply:
Please send your resume and cover letter to Mr. David Lin, dlin@riordanhs.org.

Choir Director

Position: Choir Director

The Marianist Crusader Choir Director will aid the School Community of Archbishop Riordan High School to organize the “Marianist Crusader Choir” in with accordance to the policies of the Archdiocese of San Francisco.  The Marianist Crusader Choir Director is responsible to and reports to the Campus Minister.


  • Coordinate and collaborate with the ARHS Chaplain, Liturgy Coordinator, and Campus Ministry Director, on when choral music is needed at Ministry events (i.e. Mass, retreats, staff events, seasonal events).
  • Ensuring choir rehearsals and locations are to be prepared for upcoming Campus Ministry events.
  • Ensure choir events are communicated to the staff and faculty.
  • When outside campus choir events arise, ensure waiver forms, chaperones, and transportation regulations are met.
  • Develop a music ministry culture in the liturgies offered through campus ministry
  • Recruit and develop students in a music ministry program offered by the Campus Ministry Office.
  • Communicate and prepare lyrics to the Liturgy team to be projected at liturgies.
  • Recognize and affirm communal wisdom and the ethnic and cultural diversity of the choir community.
  • Encourage and recognize when ongoing training and spiritual needs of Choir members are needed.
  • Instill direction of the Marianist Crusader Choir program in Archbishop Riordan High School.


Preferred candidates have at least five years of experience working with Liturgical music in a church/parish or school setting.

Hours and Compensation:

This is a part-time position (4-6 hrs/wk). Hourly compensation will be based on experience

How to Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to Ms. Khin Min in the Office Human Resources at Archbishop Riordan High School, kmin@riordanhs.org.

Math Teacher (2019-20 School Year)

Archbishop Riordan High School is hiring a full-time teacher in the math department. The position could include sections of the following classes: Algebra, Geometry and Math Analysis/Pre-Calc. There is also an option for this role to teach four sections, while holding the department chair position.

• Preparing/implementing lesson plans that lead to student mastery of curriculum content
• Regularly assessing student progress to refine instruction and meet student needs
• Participating regularly in professional development opportunities and collaborative meetings
• Communicating frequently with students, students’ families, colleagues and other stakeholders
• Working with students and their families to promote personal growth and success
• Maintaining regular, punctual attendance and a successful learning environment in the classroom

• Bachelor’s degree in subject area or Master’s degree
• Secondary teaching credential preferred
• Secondary level teaching experience preferred
• Experience teaching Algebra, Geometry and Math Analysis/Pre-Calc preferred

Salary will be based on experience and the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Initial placement for salary will be based on postgraduate units and years of experience.

To apply, please email your Cover Letter and Resume to:
Mr. Michael O’Brien
Dean of Academics

Assistant Football Coach (2019-20 Season)

About the Archbishop Riordan Department of Athletics
The Archbishop Riordan Department of Athletics represents close to 300 student-athletes competing in 9 interscholastic sports and one club team. Our coaches are committed to the success of the student in the classroom, and fostering exemplary sportsmanship during competition.

Archbishop Riordan is a member of the West Catholic Athletic League (WCAL), one of the most competitive leagues in California.

Assistant Coach (all levels): Football (2019-2020 Season)

• Previous playing or coaching experience preferred.
• Knowledge of the rules and regulations of high school sports, and understanding of the mission and vision of Archbishop Riordan High School.
• Candidates must be available after school hours (beginning at 2:20 pm) through the conclusion of practice time, and for extended periods on weekends and game days. Coaches are required to attend all practices, team contests, and year-round athletic meetings as required.
• Candidates with teaching experience are strongly encouraged to apply as teaching positions may become available.

In addition, all of our coaches serve as role models and mentors for players, encouraging their development academically, physically, emotionally and spiritually. A candidate must work cross functionally with administration, teachers, campus ministers, counselors other coaches, student-athletes and parents. He or she must also understand, implement and abide by the policies set forth in the Archbishop Riordan Student Handbook with regard to coach and student athlete behavior on and off the field.

To apply, please email your Letter of Interest and Resume to:
Stacy Goyhenetche, Human Resources Director
Archbishop Riordan High School

In your letter of interest, please also note any relative teaching experience or subjects you are qualified to teach, including any credentials.

Archdiocese of San Francisco Employment Policy

The Archdiocese of San Francisco adheres to the following policy: “All employees of the Archdiocese of San Francisco and Department of Catholic Schools shall be employed without regard to race, color, sex, ethnic or national origin and will consider for employment, qualified applicants with criminal histories.” (Administrative Handbook #4111.4)

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