Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Type: Full Time
Salary: $40,000-44,000 (if full-time)
4 Year Degree
Midtown International School seeks candidates for a French teacher for our World Language Department. The position will start in August of 2023. The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor’s Degree in French or French Education or a Bachelor's Degree in Education with evidence of French language fluency.
French language instruction at Midtown International School has the potential to be offered from kindergarten through twelfth grade. Language classes in grades k-5 meet one to two times a week and provide narrative assessment data and feedback (rather than numerical grades). Language instruction at the middle and high school levels are academic classes with numerical-based assessments and grades.
The position could be part-time or full-time based on the ideal candidate's availability and student enrollment.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
*Instructional design and implementation; candidate demonstrates the ability to differentiate instruction for diverse student needs without relying on worksheets and secondary texts. There will likely be a variety of skill and proficiency levels within each class.
*Maintains organized, well-planned, and thoroughly researched lesson plans that reach all learners. Clearly plans for and implements projects, problem-based learning opportunities, instructional technology, and incorporates resources from a variety of viewpoints and experts.
*Assesses students with appropriate measures, including performance assessments, process assessments, narratives, and rubrics.
*Maintains a safe, secure, interactive, respectful, and healthy educational environment; follows, establishes, and enforces school standards and procedures and complies with legal requirements.
*Interacts positively with parents, students, other faculty, resource staff, and partners in education while establishing consistent and ongoing communication processes.
*Fosters a collaborative environment in all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the school.
*Participates fully in professional development opportunities, meetings, school events, and conferences.
*Demonstrates the value of lifelong learning by reading professional publications and engaging in continuing and professional educational experiences and being open to implementing new strategies and feedback into one's professional practice.
*Dedication and commitment to the growth, reputation, and excellence of the school in all activities both in and out of the classroom.
*Motivating and engaging instructor.
*Demonstrates knowledge of child and adolescent growth and development and creates an environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students in elementary, middle, and high school.
- Bachelor’s Degree in French or French Education or a Bachelor's Degree in Education with evidence of French language fluency.
- Experience working with primary and secondary-aged children.
- Master's Degree
- Gifted education experience or certification
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About Midtown International School
Midtown International School serves gifted and academically superior students who thrive in small class environments. The globally-minded curriculum and problem-based instruction create a community of engaged global leaders dedicated to the values of respect, responsibility, citizenship, and justice.
The school immerses students in a diversity of viewpoints that transcend national, ethnic, and socio-economic boundaries. Problem solving and critical thinking are the foundation of our integrated curriculum, developing inquisitive, flexible, and collaborative thinkers who will be successful in a knowledge-driven global society.
MIS ignites the educational and social learning of gifted students through advanced instruction in science, math, and technology; arts integration across the curriculum; development of student leadership and peer collaboration; strategic community partnerships; and international travel for middle and high school students.