Lake Forest Country Day School, a pre-K through grade 8 independent school in Lake Forest, Illinois, is seeking a full-time middle school French Teacher to begin in the upcoming 2018-2019 academic year. This teacher will join an academically strong, collaborative and progressive World Language Department. Candidates must be fluent in French, preferably have a minimum of two years of teaching experience, and demonstrate knowledge of current national standards for the teaching of world languages. They must be passionate about teaching and willing to engage with the school community. The position also includes responsibilities such as academic advisor and study hall supervisor.
As a part of the middle school philosophy at LFCDS there exists a core team of teachers in each grade, and the position requires the teacher to be a contributing member, both in terms of curriculum planning and supervisory duties. The candidate needs to be comfortable with technology and its use in the classroom as LFCDS utilizes a 1:1 laptop program.
Applicants must provide the following:
A strong letter of intent outlining qualifications for the position
A current resume
Three letters of professional reference
Copies of all college transcripts
Any additional pertinent documents
Lake Forest Country Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals interested should send a cover letter and resume via mail or e-mail to:
Lake Forest Country Day School (LFCDS), founded in 1888, is a coeducational, independent preK-8 school located on a 29-acre campus in Lake Forest, Illinois, USA, a suburb approximately 30 miles north of Chicago. The School serves families from more than 30 communities. The School is affiliated with the Country Day School movement and is a member of The National Association of Independent Schools, The Independent Schools Association of the Central States, The Lake Michigan Association of Independent Schools and The Secondary School Admission Testing Board.
Inspired teaching, academic rigor, attention to individual needs, a commitment to responsible citizenship—these principles infuse every aspect of life at Lake Forest Country Day School and define our dedication to producing students of strong character with a passion for learning.