The successful candidate is a native speaker of French and an experienced, trained teacher with at least 2 years of classroom experience. This is an immersion teaching position; the teacher will be teaching French language arts, co-teaching math in French, and leading arts-integrated science and social studies projects in French. We are looking for teachers with experience in lower elementary grades (1-4).
Our integrated curriculum has a strong emphasis on science and the arts through experiential learning, hands-on projects, games, and collaborative problem solving.
The following qualifications are required:
-NATIVE fluency in French
-Degree in education, child development, or other related field (or equivalent experience)
-At least two years' classroom teaching experience with elementary school-aged children
-Highly dynamic, hands-on style
-NOTE: NYS certification NOT REQUIRED
-Experience teaching with progressive methods (Bank Street, constructivist, Montessori, child-led / project-based, Waldorf/Steiner, Freinet, etc.)
Please send a resume and a letter describing your teaching style and philosophy to the director at admin at slaschool dot org. Letters without these specifics will not be considered.
Subsidized health insurance available
FRENCH NATIVE SPEAKER