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Lower School French -Long-Term Sub -Fall 2013

Professional Opportunity: Lower School French teacher (Note: this is an 80% part-time position from September 2013 through the beginning of November 2013)

Head-Royce School:

Founded in 1887, Head-Royce is an independent, non-denominational, coeducational college-preparatory, K-12 school, which offers a challenging educational program to educate the whole child. The mission of the school is to inspire in our students a life-long love of learning and pursuit of academic excellence, to promote understanding of and respect for the diversity that makes our society strong, and to encourage active and responsible citizenship. More information about the school can be obtained on our website:


The part-time (80%) Lower School French teacher will be responsible for teaching French in grades K through 5, assuming full responsibilities for establishing an appropriate learning environment, providing rich curriculum, offering varied learning activities and maintaining professional communication with parents. He/she works closely with the LS Chinese and Spanish teachers to create lessons in line with the existing LS language curriculum.

Lower School faculty take on additional responsibilities such as lunch duty, morning supervision, dismissal and faculty meetings. The school seeks applicants who have a strong academic background, experience in multicultural education, an understanding of young children, and a genuine fondness for working with students.


The successful applicant will have at least a Bachelor’s degree in French with a credential or Master’s in Education preferred. In addition, the candidate will preferably be a native speaker and will have familiarity with the best pedagogical approaches to teaching another language. Teaching experience with elementary school students is essential.


Head-Royce is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding employees through a competitive compensation package.

Application Process:

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume in PDF format to: Suzanne Abbey, Lower School Head, via Please put: “LS French” in the subject line of your email. Head-Royce School is an equal opportunity employer.

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