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Middle School French Teacher (starting August 2023)

We are looking for passionate educators to join our community committed to teaching the whole child. The ideal French candidate is familiar with the ACTFL standards for language acquisition, has experience with varied pedagogical and assessment practices, is comfortable working with students with a range of academic capabilities, is open to their continued professional growth, and understands how to support middle school students. We seek individuals who support the school’s Mission and its Precepts and Principles.

St. John’s School seeks individuals passionate about teaching and learning who are excited by collaborating with colleagues and supporting students' intellectual curiosity and social-emotional development. We are interested in supporting faculty who see themselves as lifelong learners, are interested in innovation in curriculum, and model that love of learning languages for our students. We expect community members to engage in conversations that support ongoing professional development in one’s discipline, are open to interdisciplinary opportunities, and help further our school’s strategic initiatives, including community and inclusion. 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Teach a full-time course load of 4 sections of MS French courses, which can include rotations through the Carousel introductory language model in 6th grade.
  • Serve as an advisor for 12-14 students annually and guide and support the Social-Emotional Learning program.
  • Work as a collaborative member of a grade-level and departmental team.
  • Participate in a weeklong, grade-level overnight trip annually
  • Engage in shared middle school responsibilities and duties, including our DaVinci activity periods and study halls.

  • Bachelor’s degree in French or a related field is required. Masters’ degree is preferred.
  • Native or near-native proficiency in speaking, reading, writing, and listening in French.
  • Cultural competence with French regional and Francophone cultures is preferred.
  • Minimum three years of relevant classroom teaching experience teaching middle school-aged students.
  • Proven ability to collaborate effectively with students, parents, faculty, staff, administrators, and the community.
  • An understanding and demonstrated commitment to competency in diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • A strong work ethic along with excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills 
  • Proficient in the use of technology, including Promethean Boards and Google platform.

How to Apply:
Please send a cover letter expressing your interest, a resume, and contact information for three professional references (including name, title, email, and phone number) to MSEmployment@sjs.org. Please generate all documents as one MS Word or a converted .pdf file. Completed applications will be reviewed as received, and the position will remain open until filled.  

Thank you for your interest in St. John’s  School. No phone calls or emails, please.

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