Montgomery School, an independent, co-educational day school serving prekindergarten through grade eight in Chester Springs, PA, is seeking a French teacher to instruct grades five through eight in French through a variety of experiences, while also teaching the culture of French speaking nations. We are seeking an energetic, ambitious, and hard-working individual who connects easily with students, faculty, and the community. The instructor should be creative in the use of age-appropriate pedagogical methods, communicate well with parents, and enjoy working with children and adolescents.
The French teacher is a member of the school faculty and is responsible for all of the duties thereof. Though French is the primary responsibility, an additional desire to be involved in extracurricular activities is preferred.
The position has many functions. These include but are not limited to:
Working with the Foreign Language Department in providing a strong foreign language program for PreK through Grade 8
Possesses solid French speaking skills
Integrates technology into the French curriculum
Evaluates student progress in comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing the French language appropriate for the level being taught
Maintains contact with students and parents through teacher conferences, phone calls, email and regular updates to the school’s learning management system, as well as written semester reports
Ability to also teach Spanish highly desired
Other duties as assigned
An independent school founded in 1915, Montgomery School provides a supportive and stimulating environment for 250 students in Prekindergarten through grade 8. The school is known for its commitment to the whole child with a strong academic program and its willingness to challenge students with high standards in a balanced, well-rounded program. In a recent employee engagement survey at Montgomery, 95% of employees indicate they feel their work positively impacts students lives and 93% indicate they are satisfied with the culture within the adult community.
Montgomery School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks to forward diversity through its programs and hiring. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Paulsson Rajarigam, Head of Middle School at firstname.lastname@example.org. Start date is August 22, 2019. ?
Other skills and qualities necessary for this position are:
Love of teaching and investing in students
Group or classroom teaching experience preferred
About Montgomery School
Since 1915, it has been Montgomery School's mission to provide each student with an extraordinary education in mind, body, and character. Montgomery School combines a well-rounded, forward-thinking education with traditional values so graduates are not just academically curious and engaged; they also are confident and compassionate individuals who are excited about making a difference in the 21st century global community. Students thrive with individual attention from exceptional, caring teachers. From family-style lunches, where students eat with faculty and staff, to nonsectarian chapels, where the entire School gathers as a community, students feel safe and accepted as they develop the confidence they need for lifelong independence.
Montgomery School Mission Statement:
“Montgomery School ignites each child’s love of learning and fosters their individual talents during the most formative years in order to prepare them for future success.”