Bentley School is seeking a creative and innovative Lower School French Teacher for grades K-5. The ideal candidate will be passionate about language and cultures and committed to connecting with and supporting students. Experience with ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines or standards-based rubrics is highly valued. Strong candidates will be well-versed in educational technology, and have demonstrated a commitment to inclusivity, collaboration, and professionalism.
Job Summary: This position will include, but is not limited to:
Teach K-5 French classes
Prepare course objectives, assessments, and curriculum in alignment with the school’s mission
Promote positive and effective classroom management
Implement appropriate and varied teaching techniques
Communicate effectively both orally and in written form to parents/colleagues
Collaborate with colleagues, parents, and students
Maintain in best practices through continuing education
Supervise playground and traffic duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree with a Master’s preferred in French
A minimum of three years teaching experience, preferably in an independent school environment
Oral fluency in French
Proficiency in presenting cultural perspectives of the French-speaking world
Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English as well as French
Comfort with technology appropriate to language learning
Demonstrated leadership and classroom management skills
Bentley School is a premier coeducational K-Grade 12 independent school in Oakland, California. Compensation will be within the expected norms for comparable positions. The School offers competitive compensation.
How to Apply:
Please email letter of interest, resume, and the names and contact information of three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Include French Teacher in the subject line. No phone calls please.