Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is a Catholic, Dominican, independent, college-preparatory high school whose mission is to educate young women for a life of faith, integrity and truth. We are currently seeking a part-time, high school French teacher who can teach a variety of levels through level IV/AP. The teacher will use frequent and varied assessment methods to gauge student progress and provide feedback. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in French language teaching and culture. This position may also include living and working in the residential life program.
FSHA educators are members of a dynamic learning environment. They are engaged in a 1:1 MacBook program, curriculum/ programming redesign and mapping, and teacher-driven professional learning communities. In addition to developing and delivering an intentionally designed curriculum dedicated to teaching and learning in a supportive and collegial atmosphere, our faculty shares out on best practices and instructional technology strategies via blogs, small group learning sessions, and visits to each other’s classrooms.
We seek educators who are able and eager to collaborate with colleagues and students on interdisciplinary research projects and have experience with instructional technology and innovative teaching strategies. All faculty are involved in co-curricular programs and should share in a commitment to a holistic approach to educating our young women.
This position requires
Minimum 2-4 years’ experience teaching high school French
Bachelor’s degree in French, Masters a plus
Experience teaching multiple levels of French in a secondary school
Fluency in conversational French
Knowledge of current trends in foreign language education; (experience with ACTFL guidelines, CI, or TPRS a plus)
Ability to collaborate with department colleagues
Experience with and openness to using instructional technology
Excellent classroom management, communication and organization skills
An ability to convey a love of French language and culture to the students
Experience with residential life a plus
We offer a rich and supportive environment, competitive salary and benefits, and a chance to make a difference in this important position. To learn more about Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, visit our website at www.fsha.org. If this sounds like the career move you’ve been looking for, send your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put the job title in the subject line.
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, females, disabled and qualified veterans to apply. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.