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French Teacher K-3

  • 09 Oct 2018 9:37 AM
    Message # 6714709

    Reports To:  Lower School Head

    Position Type:  Part-Time (50%) Exempt; Faculty

    Bentley School is seeking a creative and innovative Lower School French Teacher for grades K-3. 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-3 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

           Assist with playground, traffic and other duties as assigned

    Required Qualifications:

           Bachelor’s degree with a Master’s preferred in French

           A minimum of two 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: Include French Teacher in the subject line. No phone calls please.

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