The World Language Department at The Episcopal Academy seeks to hire a Middle School French teacher for the 2021-2022 academic year. We are looking for a new colleague who is passionate about language instruction and eager to share that enthusiasm with middle school students. Our new department member should be able to deliver engaging and effective lessons to grades 6-8 and be willing to collaborate and create with colleagues.
Who You Are
Our department is moving toward proficiency-based learning in order to make the language learning experience more effective and meaningful for our students. A colleague who will fit well in our department will identify with the following:
Native or near-native fluency in French
Educational background in World Language Pedagogy and/or French
A student-centered pedagogical approach that embraces proficiency-based teaching and learning with an emphasis on making the curriculum relevant, practical and meaningful
Well-versed in current pedagogies and genuinely enjoys working with students
Varied teaching tool-kit that includes various forms of authentic materials and assessment
Deep commitment to building and sustaining inclusive learning spaces
Who We Are
While each employee at Episcopal brings a unique set of competencies and skills to their work, we believe all employees should:
Be student-centered, embraces school and life and shows it through actions and interactions with students, colleagues, and parents.
Embody and live The Stripes.
Consistently maintain high standards for his or her own work and motivates others to achieve the same standard of excellence.
Demonstrate a desire and willingness to constantly grow and learn, both personally and professionally, and sees others – especially students – as having the ability to learn and reach success.
Foster a positive culture by being optimistic, selfless, flexible, and collaborative.
Demonstrate a belief in and commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse school community.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, current resume, and list of three references as PDF documents to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include "MS French Teacher" in the subject line.
Position Term Begins: 2021-2022 School Year
The Episcopal Academy seeks candidates who hope to help foster a school environment where all people are valued and where all perspectives are respected and appreciated, as described in our Diversity and Inclusion statement.
About The Episcopal Academy
The Episcopal Academy, located in Newtown Square, PA, offers college preparatory education for more than 1,250 boys and girls from PK-12th Grade in three units: Lower, Middle and Upper schools.
Episcopal Academy does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability and familial affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law.