Beaver is expanding the nature of school. Our mindset and approach to teaching places at the center the student experience by providing opportunities for them to be co-creators of their learning. We are committed to providing an educational environment in tune with the real world and doing real work. If a student’s passions and interests are ignited and fueled while they are here, we know they’ll go on to be the change-makers and future-shapers this world needs. We take that work seriously and we work diligently to promote success for everyone.
Beaver Country Day School in Chestnut Hill, MA seeks a dynamic Upper School French Teacher, to teach French to grades ninth through twelfth, with possibility of Head of Modern Language Department role for the appropriate candidate. This is a full time, year-round position.
Competitive candidates will demonstrate the following skills and mindsets:
Native or near-native fluency in French
Knowledge in differentiated instruction and assessment
Experience using CI, TPRS, and authentic resources
Willingness and ability to design curriculum
Collaborate on and implement innovative pedagogical initiatives that focus on student-first, hands-on, experiential learning
Willingness to participate fully in the community beyond the classroom is essential
Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
French Teacher responsibilities include and are not limited to:
Teach French sections across different levels and thematic topics
Design engaging, student-centered lessons across a variety of themes
Post resources and assignments on Canvas (LMS)
Utilize technology in a way that supports and enhances learning
Collaborate with department members in order to create innovative curriculum.
Department Head responsibilities include and are not limited to:
Managing the department in a manner that promotes positive and productive relationships between colleagues, students, parents and community
Leading department meetings
Developing a clear strategy for supporting consistent improvement and expansion of discipline-specific curricula, interdisciplinary connections, and programming
Observing and evaluating all members of the department and providing actionable feedback to faculty