Lower School French Teacher

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French American International School

LOWER SCHOOL FRENCH TEACHER

 

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 French American International School is looking for an excellent, engaged, native French speaking teacher to join our dynamic team. The teacher will teach the French National curriculum to primary school aged children. The teacher will need to be able to adjust the curriculum to the French level and cognitive needs of each child and provide a wide range of materials for the varying French levels of students. 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 ways. 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.

 

FOCUS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create a nurturing, safe classroom community with, and for, students
  • Plan and teach the French National curriculum to primary school age children in a bilingual setting with a team teacher and a larger bilingual team
  • Work closely with other French and English faculty and staff on multiple bilingual projects
  • Adapt to the bilingual environment and teaching methods of the school
  • Provide skill concentration (French language across the curriculum, History, Science and Math taught in French) that would be an addition to the faculty’s talent pool and enrich the school
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests
  • Provide continuous student assessment, mid-year and end-of-year progress reports, and hold parent-teacher conferences twice a year
  • Attend regular meetings as needed
  • Successfully complete other professional responsibilities as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or a related field
  • Teaching credential or equivalent degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience
  • Native fluency in French and mastery of English required

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please go to https://applyinternational.com/public/schools/104037/vacancies/1307 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


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