TEACHER – Elementary

Starting March 1st, 2018 (Maternity Leave Replacement)

We are seeking a FULL TIME  ⅔ grade teacher who:

  • is a native French speaker
  • is interested in working in a bilingual French/English setting (experience working in bilingual schools a plus)
  • has experience with children aged 3-10
  • enjoys collaborating on curriculum and teaching practices
  • is adaptable, flexible, innovative and creative
  • is excited to participate in the development of a new school

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Master the curriculum and all programs in French
  • Work with the students individually or in group
  • Work with English teacher to implement activities, special projects in the classrooms on a regular basis
  • Prepare educational materials required to implement the daily lesson plan including photocopying, material planning, placing orders of supplies, books and other materials with board approval
  • Prepare written lesson plans and conduct daily activities for children in a safe environment
  • Work with other teachers in the planning of field trips
  • Supervise the children on the field trips
  • Participate in supervising free play and outdoor play
  • Participate in professional development opportunities set forth by the board of directors/Head of School
  • Teacher is expected to check her/his email twice daily, once in the morning before the start of classes and once again before the end of the school day, to ensure good communication. Teacher is expected to respond to parent and administrator emails within 24 hours for non-emergencies.


The teacher must hold a teaching certificate and/or have a degree in education and have a strong knowledge of children development and school programs. The teacher must have a minimum of 3 years experience and be fluent in the language of instruction. In addition the teacher must have:

  • very strong organizational and communication skills
  • strong classroom management skills
  • the ability to work individually and as a member of a team
  • be detail oriented
  • exhibit leadership and problem solving skills
  • be passionate about providing the best education to all children
  • ability to adjust his/her teaching style to each child’s need
  • teacher must have attended a first aid class


Please email positions@northseattlefrenchschool.com with the subject line ‘Teacher – Elementary’

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