Job announcements: French dual language program teachers needed in NYC (PS110, PS84, PS133, PS20, PS58 etc)

See below announcements dual language program teachers at PS110 and PS84. Click on link for a complete list of schools offering a French dual language program and potentially looking for teachers for next year.  Also below, see Hunter College's announcement for Lecturers in Teacher Preparation.

PS110 - The Monitor School (Greenpoint, Brooklyn)

PS 110 is  seeking two qualified French bilingual teachers to teach 1st and 5th Grade during the 2016-2017 school year. We are seeking the right candidate to join the dedicated and experienced staff of PS 110 as it grows its French department. The 5th grade teacher will be teaching a “self-contained” class (in both French and English) and the 1stgrade teacher will be teaching “side-by-side” (in French only).
About Our School: PS 110 is a New York City public school located in historic Greenpoint, Brooklyn (next to bustling Williamsburg). We launched our French dual-language program in the fall of 2011 with a kindergarten class. This first cohort of students is currently in the fourth grade and will move up to fifth grade in the fall of 2016. PS 110 is honored to be the recipient of the NYS ACSD Educating the Whole Child for the 21st Century Award. Due to our commitment to educating the whole child, all students at PS 110 receive Common Core Standards academic instruction, nutrition, computer classes, Italian, play, enrichment, and character education in small class settings. Students receive visual art and music instruction throughout the year in addition to supplemental art residencies such as flamenco, Mark Morris movement, drumming, musical theater, ballroom dance, and drama through Shakespeare. All classes participate in all school programs and are part of our close-knit learning community.
Qualifications: Applicants should be fluent in English and French, possess New York State certification in elementary education and a bilingual extension, or be willing to obtain a bilingual extension.
Interested candidates should send their resume and a short cover letter to Dana Raciunas
***Please only apply if you are certified in elementary education in New York State, or will be before the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year***


PS84 - The William Weber School (Upper West Side, Manhattan)
PS 84, The Lillian Weber School of the Arts, is looking for a nurturing and caring French dual language teacher. We are looking for someone who aims to instill a love and passion for learning in all students. The position requires a positive attitude and an ambitious personality, with a desire to improve the lives' of students by helping young learners become bilingual and develop an appreciation for multi-culturalism. Applicants should also possess a warm and collaborative personality and be able to create an environment that encourages critical thinking and self-reflection. We are looking for a teacher who will provide meaningful lessons and educate young students in all academic subjects, while fostering a strong social emotional foundation. The ideal candidate is resourceful, flexible, and eager to work towards instructional excellence.


    The teacher will be responsible for planning and preparing lessons in both English and French, using the Teachers College Reading and Writing Workshop Methodology
    The teacher will be responsible for implementing lessons in both English and French
    The teacher will be expected to fulfill all responsibilities outlined in the UFT contract

Additional Responsibilities

    Creating lessons for units of study in Social Studies, Science, and Grammar

Minimum Requirements:

     NYS Teacher Certification
    Bilingual Certification or working toward one
    Master’s Degree or enrolled in a Master’s Program
    Fully fluent and literate in French
    Detail-oriented individual
    Position begins September 6, 2016
    Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    Highly organized individual with ability to multi-task

Salary and Certification Requirements:

    Please refer to the NYC DOE Salary Schedule


P133 - The William Butler School
PS 133 will have positions available for French dual language teachers in 2016-2017.

PS 133 is a Title 1 school serving a wonderfully diverse student population of almost 700 children from pre-kindergarten to 5th grade.  We're located in central Brooklyn, steps from the Barclay Center.


Our diversity is our strength:


* PS 133 was the first elementary school in District 13 to have an Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT) class in every grade.  We know children learn in different ways, including from each other.


* PS 133 is the only school in Brooklyn to offer both French and Spanish dual language programs.


* PS 133 was the first school in New York City to prioritize admission to English Language Learners and students qualifying for free school lunch.  
PS 133 moved into a brand new building in 2013.   We enjoy a beautiful theater, dedicated art studio with kiln, two science labs, garden, and a music room with recording suite.  
We provide a supportive environment for our teachers.   We believe in teacher leadership.  
Job description, including requirements and information on how to apply, available on our website:


PS20 The Clinton Hill School


The Clinton Hill School, PS 20 in Brooklyn will be expanding our French Dual Language program to Third Grade in September 2016.  We are looking for an exceptional French/English Bilingual Teacher to fill this position.   Our school is located on 225 Adelphi Street 11205 in the heart of Clinton Hill Brooklyn.


In September 2016 - 2017,  the French Dual Language Program will have four classes.  One Kindergarten class, one First Grade Class one Second Grade Class and one Third grade class.   Francophone and Anglophone students will make up each class of 18 students.


PS 20 is seeking to hire a teacher with New York State Certification, American citizenship and/or permanent residency who is fluent in French and English.  Please send your resume and cover letter in English as well as a French writing sample to Ms. Lena Johnson- Barbera Principal, at  (write French Teacher in the subject of the email).


MS256 in the Upper West Side


Looking for a Dual Language French teacher for  a small program housed in 03M256 School of Academic and Athletic Excellence in the Upper Westside of Manhattan.  This position is for someone who will be working with 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students at a variety of levels of French fluency in the subject areas of Language Arts and Social Studies.  The subjects and the curriculum will coincide with the New York City and Common Core Learning Standards.  In addition, all that apply need to meet all of the requirements necessary to teach in the New York City Department of Education in order to receive the position

Brian Zager



PS58 The Carroll School

PS 58 is looking for a warm and caring French teacher for our dual language program.  Our ideal candidate would have a passion for language learning and working with students to attain their highest potential.  We are looking for a teacher who is fluently bilingual in French and English and is looking to share his/her enthusiasm for the rich cultural and linguistic heritage of both languages.


Collaboration is the glue that binds our community together at PS 58.  Teachers work together to plan, problem solve and innovate their practice.  We are looking for someone with a positive outlook who works to foster a positive learning environment for students as they develop socially, emotionally and academically. 


Qualifications needed:


-Fully fluent in French and English

-NYS State certification in Childhood education (1-6), Special education (K-6), bilingual education and/or ESL certification

-Strong communication and interpersonal skills (both oral and written)


The Boreum Hill School for International Studies

284 Baltic Street, Brooklyn NY 11201

Principal, Jillian Juman



French Dual Language Program at BHIS


The Boreum Hill School for International Studies, aims to create a better and more peaceful world through the study of language - to celebrate and understand cultural perspectives that will empower our balanced future leaders to develop innovative solutions that impact the world. Our focus is to enhance student French proficiency and experience of language by meeting students where they are, whether they are beginners or fluent.  An increase in their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills will build a community of bilingual /biliterate/bicultural students who will gain tools and power to not only solve world problems but compete in a global society.


As we continue to build our French DLP Program and embed the mission of the International Baccalaureate Framework, we are looking for educators to serve as leaders of this movement – teachers who are risk-takers, collaborators, innovators and problem solvers who model excellence for our students. We are looking for a Middle School and High School French Teacher who is fluently bilingual in French and English, has a Global perspective of the world and sees the importance of language as a tool, not only to communicate but to unite people and cultures.


Additional Qualities Needed:

  • Positive spirit and collaborative nature
  • Enthusiastic and motived to plan engaging, rigorous units of study aligned to IB framework
  • Collaborate with colleagues in team-teaching authentic dual language learning environments
  • Committed to the learning and success of all students 


We are looking for teachers who share our core beliefs.


We believe students learn best when:


  • their prior knowledge is considered to be important
  • learning is in context; context is relevant
  • they can learn collaboratively
  • they get appropriate, formative feedback that supports their language development
  • diverse learning styles are understood and accommodated
  • they feel secure and their ideas are valued and respected
  • values and expectations are explicit
  • there is a culture of curiosity
  • they understand how learning is assessed and how to provide evidence of their learning
  • structured inquiry, critical thinking, learning through experience and conceptual development are central to teaching in the school
  • learning is engaging, challenging, rigorous, relevant and significant
  • they are encouraged in everything they do in to become lifelong learners, global leaders


Please send your resume to .


Hunter College

JOB POSTING TITLE    Lecturer/Doctoral Lecturer in Clinical Teacher Preparation (3 positions available)
JOB ID    14682
LOCATION (Campus)    68th Street Campus
FULL / PART TIME    Full Time – 9 month (with possibility of summer teaching or clinical work)

    Lecturers/Doctoral Lecturers are experienced practitioners or teachers who hold full-time, non-tenure track positions. They have administrative duties related to clinical practice as well as teaching of clinically-based courses or content pedagogy courses. These positions will be within the Department of Curriculum and Teaching.

     Master’s degree required for Lecturer. Doctorate required for Doctoral Lecturer. Significant experience in P-12 settings required. Applicants will be expected to collaborate with faculty colleagues and support teacher candidates in one or more teacher preparation program area. This may include teaching graduate or undergraduate courses, supervising teacher candidates in field placements, developing and maintaining relationships between the Hunter College and cooperating teachers in partner schools, In addition, duties may include providing training and support for adjunct faculty of clinical courses and serving on departmental or school of education committees.

Applicants should have an extensive experience and knowledge of theory and practice in one of the following areas: Childhood education, early childhood education, TESOL, bilingual education, or adolescence English, math, science, or social studies; In addition, applicants should have university teaching and supervisory experience and competence in utilizing technology as an educational tool. Applicants must also have a commitment to work in multicultural and urban education settings.

     CUNY offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to its faculty, covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.  
Lecturer: $41,435-$70,088
Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule): $45,329-$71,725
     From our job posting system, select “Apply Now”, create or log in to an account, and provide the requested information.  All items to be uploaded must be combined in a single document.  If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, access the employment page on our web site and search for this vacancy using the Job ID provided.  
Candidates should provide a CV and statement of professional interests.  

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