Lower School English Teacher

  • Anywhere

French American International School

Position Overview: 

The French American International School is looking for an excellent, engaged, native English speaking teacher to join our dynamic team. The teacher will teach an American curriculum to primary school-aged children. The teacher will need to be able to integrate into a bilingual teaching team, where French and American curricula are blended to provide one curriculum in two languages. They will need to possess a familiarity with many ways of approaching a subject, willingness to develop one’s own materials, and be open to learning new methods. Due to the diverse nature of our School, the teacher will need to be sensitive and open to the multiple cultural backgrounds of the students, to be collaborative, and exhibit a sense of internationalism in the work environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create a nurturing, safe classroom community with, and for, students
  • Implement French American curricula in a way that fosters student engagement, collaboration, creativity and curiosity
  • Adapt to the bilingual environment and teaching methods of the school
  • Utilize continuous formative assessment to inform the teaching practice
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests
  • Collaborate with teaching peers to foster student support and curricular alignment
  • Communicate frequently with families
  • Attend regular meetings as needed
  • Successfully complete other professional responsibilities as assigned


  • Teaching credential or Masters required
  • Three or more years of successful teaching experience
  • Commitment to student social-emotional well-being; experience with Responsive Classroom preferred
  • Experience with Reading and Writing Workshop strongly preferred
  • Experience with an inquiry-based science approach preferred
  • Experience teaching with various digital resources to promote student engagement and autonomy prefered
  • Ability to understand French a plus
  • Must be able to be legally employed in the USA.


  • Medical, Dental Vision
  • Long Term Disability
  • 403 B match of 5% after 2 years
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Sick time


French American International School is committed to providing an open, fair, inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for all individuals across differences of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, socio-economic status, ethnicity, age, physical ability, or medical condition. We seek to increase the presence, representation, and inclusion of U.S. historically under-represented people of color, international, bilingual, and bicultural students, faculty, and staff; and, to provide an environment that will attract and retain individuals identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and intersex (LGBTQQI

To apply for this job email your details to jackiel@frenchameriansf.org