This is a full-time position in the Middle School teaching five sections primarily of French but of Spanish as well in the WLC Department. In addition to teaching, the position involves serving as an advisor for a group of 8-10 students as well as supporting the Middle School extra-curricular programs by coaching and/or leading a major activity. A background and interest in world languages and cultures would be helpful in this position as well as an interest in helping to develop an extracurricular activity with a global focus.
A successful candidate will have a BA degree in French or Spanish; an MA is preferred. Ideally, we would love a native speaker in either language and fluency in both languages. He/she should have three to five years of experience teaching in an independent school setting, possess excellent oral and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to serve as a collaborative member on a grade level team.
About Friends Academy
Founded in 1876, Friends Academy is an independent Quaker college-preparatory private school located in Long Island, serving Early Childhood through 12th grade.