Lower School English Curriculum Coordinator

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French American International School

LOWER SCHOOL ENGLISH CURRICULUM COORDINATOR

 

MISSION

Guided by the principles of academic rigor and diversity, French American + International offers programs of study in French and English to prepare its graduates for a world in which the ability to think critically and to communicate across cultures is of paramount importance.

 

OPPORTUNITY

Working at French American + International opens up a myriad of opportunities – both personal and professional. Critical to our Strategic Plan in creating a proud, engaged community, we appreciate our faculty and staff by fostering a community of ongoing learning, respect and collegiality and by providing competitive compensation and benefits.

 

It is also of paramount importance to us that we continue to foster an environment of diversity, equity and inclusion as we build a school community of individuals who are an actual representation of the world we live in.

 

If this appeals to you, here is what we can guarantee:

  • A chance to work in a truly multicultural, multilingual environment
  • Transformative professional development opportunities, including International Baccalaureate, bilingualism and international education
  • World class IB training that strengthens both teaching skills and CV’s alike (High School)
  • Opportunity to work at a school which offers both French and International Baccalaureates to our high school students
  • Access to cutting edge teaching and learning experiences
  • Ability to participate in international travel through our Global Travel Program
  • A chance to work in a truly multicultural, multilingual environment
  • A supportive school community and the world’s best colleagues

 

At French American + International, we encourage everyone to think internationally and to grow professionally. Are you up for the challenge?

 

POSITION

The English Curriculum Coordinator is an important role in developing the school curriculum into two languages. This role will help to bring evidence-based practices into English classrooms in the areas of curriculum, instruction, assessment and feedback. The person for this role will be someone who is excited about identifying, improving and implementing new initiatives that will help students with their achievement in a bilingual/multilingual environment.  

 

FOCUS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with the Principal and French Pedagogical Coordinator to develop and implement one curriculum in two languages across all subject areas
  • Serve as a resource person for English teachers in curriculum and instruction across subject areas
  • Ensure alignment between English standards and taught curriculum
  • Study, evaluate and implement research-based curriculum and instruction
  • Develop, coordinate, monitor and update the English curriculum
  • Assist in the coordination of relevant professional learning and growth
  • Preview new instructional materials and arrange pilots and professional development
  • Contribute to the accreditation process
  • Document the curriculum in collaboration with English teachers and French Pedagogical Coordinator
  • Administration, analysis, and communication of ERB tests
  • Prepare, organize and lead pedagogical meetings in collaboration with the French Pedagogical Coordinator

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 5 years of successful teaching experience
  • Masters in Curriculum and Instruction preferred
  • Experience in a bilingual school
  • Experience with curriculum development and documentation
  • A commitment to student learning and experience implementing effective strategies and programs
  • Recent professional development in best practices for curriculum development and teaching
  • Ability to organize and prioritize responsibilities, projects and tasks

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please go to https://applyinternational.com/public/schools/104037/vacancies/1289 to apply for this position.

**Please note that during the application process you are required to send a request to two (2) professional references. If you do not wish to provide your references at this moment, please enter email addresses of contacts you are comfortable with listing.

 

ABOUT OUR SCHOOL

French American + International School is a PK-12 independent school in San Francisco.  Founded in 1962, our school is a multicultural, multilingual educational institution with over 1,100 students across an urban campus in the heart of the city. Guided by the principles of academic rigor and diversity, the French American International School offers programs of study in French and English to prepare its graduates for a world in which the ability to think critically and to communicate across cultures is of paramount importance. Our international community brings together people from many backgrounds. Together we strive to create a shared culture that develops compassionate, confident and principled people who will make the world better. We base our community on these values: Respect, Integrity, Inclusion, Collaboration, Curiosity.

 

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@frenchamericansf.org