Germantown Academy, located in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, is seeking qualified, experienced candidates for a full-time position of Upper School French Teacher, beginning August, 2019. This is a 10-month position which offers an excellent array of benefits and a highly competitive salary. The Academy, founded in 1759, is a non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory school of more than 1,100 students in Grades PK-12, located in the northwest suburbs of Philadelphia on a campus of 126 acres.
Candidates must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds. At Germantown Academy, we are committed to creating a learning environment that is as diverse as the broader, global world of which we are a part. We value this diversity because it makes us a stronger community, enriches our thinking, and helps us to develop our collaborative spirit.
Qualified applicants will meet the following criteria:
Master’s/MEd or PhD in French (required)
Native or near-native French proficiency (required)
Minimum of 3 years teaching experience at the high school level
Ability to teach a range of French classes, from French 1 through AP French Language and Culture
Ability to teach a second modern language preferred, even if at the introductory level
Ability to serve as an Advisor to 8-10 Upper School students
Experience with Language Lab Technology preferred
Willingness to coordinate a week long immersion program
Participation in Upper School life in meaningful ways outside the classroom (coaching, leading extracurriculars, etc.)
Candidates who meet these criteria should apply online at: