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High School Social Studies Teacher

  • 04 Aug 2022 11:05 AM
    Message # 12873424

    High School Social Studies Teacher

    The Lycée Français de San Francisco is currently seeking qualified applicants for a High School Social Studies teacher commencing in the 2022-23 school year. We are looking for a motivated and personable candidate with a strong background of history instruction. This position would teach the English-language component of the 11th and 12th-grade History and Geography program, a French-mandated program taught by two instructors - 1/2 in English; 1/2 in French, much like a highly-structured AP course.

    The Lycée Français de San Francisco is a French Immersion College Preparatory School in the San Francisco Bay Area. We provide a challenging educational environment based on the French national curriculum, enriched by English classes from PS-12th grade. Our curriculum is designed to provide students with a well-structured, well-assimilated body of general knowledge while encouraging the development of analytical and critical thinking skills. Our students earn an American high school diploma while also preparing for success in the French Baccalauréat, which ultimately qualifies them for admission to both American and European Universities.

    Duties and responsibilities:
    • Abide by all LFSF safety protocols

    • Display appropriate dress, behavior and language at all times

    • Treat all students, parents, and colleagues with dignity and respect

    • Work with French Social Studies colleagues to plan balanced instruction of the Program in both French and English

    • Maintain neat and clean environment in shared classrooms

    • Attend all staff meetings, in-service meetings, and training sessions

    • Monitor and assess student progress towards the expectations of the examination, including giving and grading the oral and written practice exams

    • Effectively manage class discipline, using positive rather than negative methods as much as possible

    • Use the LMS (Learning Management System) to post homework, tests, grades and resources materials

    • Punctual presence in all classes, meetings, and in the completion of all duties, including posting homework, correcting returning graded work, posting grades,

    • Participation in school events including, but not limited to:

      • Back-to-school

      • Open Houses / LFSF Forward

      • Pedagogical Councils

      • Back to school, In-service, and training workshops

      • Parent-Teacher conferences

      • Class Councils

    Successful candidates will:

    • Have a History / Human Geography teaching credential OR have a Master's degree in the area of History

    • Have a minimum of 2 years of experience successfully teaching high school students to study history critically

    • Enjoy working collaboratively with a team of instructors to share the delivery of the curriculum effectively

    • Ideally, have experience working in the French program, or show curiosity and motivation to discover the French approach and expectations of this course

    • Have experience providing differentiated instruction for a diverse group of students

    • Have experience properly adapting instruction and feedback while working with a wide range of linguistic abilities to

    • Show an interest in working with a culturally diverse student and colleague population

    • Organize interesting and relevant activities to maximize student focus and learning

    • Maintain and positively enforce high expectations for student success

    • Show excellent communication skills for building strong relationships with students, parents, and colleagues

    • Be energetic, enthusiastic, and flexible

    • Knowledge of French is preferred

    Start Date: Open immediately until filled Status: Full-Time

    Location: Ortega Campus, San Francisco

    Salary is commensurate with the level of education and experience.

    Excellent benefits package which includes vacation, paid holidays, medical and dental insurances, long-term disability, and retirement plan.

    To apply for this position, please visit: https://www.lelycee.org/about/jobs

    The Lycée Français de San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation. Direct candidates only. This position does not include any relocation assistance. No phone calls, please.

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