EB has a long history of excellence in bilingual education in the Bay Area. Founded in 1977, it has become the educational model that blends the best of French and American curricula. Spanning preschool through eighth grade, and representing more than 50 nationalities, EB students are able to flourish within a vibrant and diverse community. Supported and nourished by an exceptional faculty and staff, as well as a dynamic parent body, our students are well-prepared to take their place in today’s world.
The Head of Lower School serves as an integral member of the leadership team of EB providing ongoing support and supervision to grades one (1) through five (5) community of students, staff and families. The Head of Lower School is expected to foster a culture of achievement, ensure compliance with state, federal, international, and local regulations, school policies, procedures and expectations and to ensure the smooth daily operation of the school.
Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
With Head of School, directs and coordinates educational, administrative, and counseling activities of the Lower School.
Develops and evaluates educational program to ensure conformance to the French Ministry of Education guidelines as well as to the school standards.
Develops and coordinates educational programs through meetings with staff, review of teachers’ activities, and issuance of directives.
Works with French, English and specialized teachers to coordinate the harmonization of all curriculums.
Confers with teachers, students, counselor and parents concerning educational and behavioral issues in school.
Establishes and maintains relationships with other schools to coordinate educational services (also with the MLF-Amériques network)
Promotes the development and training of Elementary Faculty members.
Organizes French national and local standardized tests student evaluations in Elementary.
Works with teachers, Head of Preschool, Head of Middle School, Director of Extended Day, and Coordinators to organize information sessions for Parents, for example: key transitional year meetings.