BB&N is seeking a full-time French teacher. Primary responsibilities include teaching 4 French classes (multiple levels). Additional responsibilities include collaborating closely with colleagues in the French Program and attending regular meetings of the World Languages Department. Responsibilities may also include chaperoning the French Exchange Program, assisting with the Global Exchange Ambassador Program, coaching a sport and/or sponsoring a student club.
The ideal candidate should have a strong background in French language instruction with preference for native French speakers. A Bachelor’s degree is required and Master’s is preferred with at least two years' full-time teaching experience. In addition, the candidate will demonstrate the following:
Ability to engage students to converse in French in and out of class.
Excellent writing skills both in English and French. Please, submit samples.
Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
Ability to collaborate with colleagues.
Ability to celebrate difference and foster inclusion in the classroom.
Warmth, sense of humor, and tact.
Understand and exhibit high standards of professional conduct.
Knowledge of third language preferred.
Experience and willingness to use technology in the classroom preferred.
Ability to coach and/or sponsor a significant activity.
About Buckingham Browne & Nichols
BB&N, a coeducational day school in Cambridge, MA, was established in 1974 by the merger of two independent schools, the Buckingham School and the Browne & Nichols School, founded respectively in 1889 and 1883. Located on multiple campuses, we work as one School in pursuit of excellence. We celebrate the diversity of our community, which enriches our daily experience. At BB&N we foster intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and a deep concern and respect for others.
BB&N’s mission is to promote scholarship, integrity, and kindness in diverse, curious, and motivated students. The School prepares students for lives of principled engagement in their communities and the world. We value a diverse and inclusive community that fosters respect for the identities and perspectives of all.