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First Grade English Teacher (4 months)

  • 05 Aug 2019 1:43 PM
    Message # 7813251


    The Lycée Français de San Francisco is currently seeking qualified applicants to substitute a maternity leave of absence from August 23- December 21, 2019. We are looking for a motivated and personable candidate with experience working with elementary-aged children, as well as those who are English Language Learners.  

    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 on 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 English and French colleagues to plan dynamic and engaging lessons
    • Maintain neat and clean environment in shared classrooms
    • Attend all required staff meetings, in-service meetings, and training sessions
    • Monitor and assess student progress towards the expectations of the LFSF English standards in oral and written language
    • Effectively manage class discipline, using positive rather than negative methods 
    • Use the LMS (Learning Management System) to communicate with families
    • Complete report cards
    • Assure a punctual presence in all classes, meetings, and in the completion of all duties
    • Participation in school events including, but not limited to:
      • Back-to-school
      • Teacher meetings
      • Back to school, In-service, and training workshops
      • Parent-Teacher conferences 

    Successful candidates will:

    • Hold a valid teaching credential OR a Bachelor’s degree and be currently enrolled in a credentialing program
    • Have a minimum of 3 years of experience teaching primary school students 
    • Enjoy working collaboratively with a team 
    • Have experience providing differentiated instruction for a diverse group of students
    • 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 English communication skills for building strong relationships with students, parents, and colleagues 
    • Be energetic, enthusiastic and flexible
    • Knowledge of French is a plus, but not required
    • Experience working in independent schools preferred 
    • Experience working with people from different cultures and who speak different languages 
    • Commitment to the students and their success
    • Energetic and enthusiastic, independent and resourceful 
    • A dedicated team player

    Interested candidates should send their resume and cover via:

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



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