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French Teacher, Middle School - Academic Year 2020-2021

  • 13 Jan 2020 2:20 PM
    Message # 8563845

    Menlo School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school for students in grades six through twelve. Established in 1915, the School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the National and California Associations of Independent Schools.

    Menlo is dedicated to providing a challenging academic curriculum complemented by outstanding creative arts and athletic programs. The School helps students develop positive values and nurtures character development in a supportive environment that upholds the highest moral and ethical standards. Our program encourages students to reach their fullest potential and to develop the skills necessary to respond intelligently and humanely to the complexities of a diverse and increasingly interconnected world.

    We are seeking an enthusiastic, full-time Middle School French Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year to join Menlo’s close-knit community of passionate educators and exceptional scholars.

    We are looking for a strong candidate who will introduce students to a basic written and conversational vocabulary, grammar and language as well as provide learning experiences which help students to better understand the language, history and culture of France and the Francophone world. Menlo School uses a proficiency, standard-based model of instruction providing a strong foundation in written and conversational French  through pragmatic use of the language.

    The ideal candidate for this position is dynamic, highly collaborative and committed to professional growth in his/her discipline and teaching practice. We hire educators who are passionate about teaching, self-motivated, and who are dedicated to helping all students achieve. We want to meet teachers who will embody the heart of Menlo School by promoting collegial, respectful and supportive relationships that are dedicated to helping all students achieve their best. 

    We want teachers who:

    • Promote thoughtful and engaging discourse in the classroom
    • Differentiate instruction for a range of student abilities
    • Invest in the life of the school by actively participating in Advocacy, clubs, electives and faculty committees
    • Are willing to collaborate on projects and skills with other grade-level teachers
    • Will continue to develop an aligned 6-12 French curriculum between the Middle and Upper School divisions,
    • Effectively communicate with parents, students and colleagues,
    • Share our commitment to cultivating an ever more heterogeneous and inclusive  community.
    The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in French, middle school teaching experience and native fluency. 

    We offer:

    • An exceptional work environment and caring community
    • Competitive salary
    • A comprehensive benefits package for employees and their families
    • Generous contributions to 403b retirement plan
    • Free lunch when school is in session
    • On-campus child care center
    • Many other perks and benefits
    Menlo School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Interested candidates, please apply by going to

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