Upper School French Teacher | Convent of the Sacred Heart - 91st Street | NY

Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City's oldest independent school for girls, educating students in Pre-K through 12. As part of an international network of schools, we are committed to a set of principles shared by all Sacred Heart Schools. Known as the "Goals and Criteria,” these principles articulate the core components of a Sacred Heart education, and charge our community with a unified educational mission.

At the heart of our philosophy is the belief that each child possesses unique gifts. Our job is to unearth those gifts, nurture them, and empower each child of the Sacred Heart to share those gifts with the global community. Convent of the Sacred Heart is committed to being an equitable and inclusive community and seeks candidates who connect to our Mission and Goals.

Upper School French Teacher
Full Time
Immediate Opening
Date Posted: 1/18/2019

Date Accepting Applications Through: 4/30/2019

Job Title: Upper School French Teacher

Full or Part Time: Full Time

The Upper School seeks an experienced Upper School French Teacher for an immediate opening. Teachers at Sacred Heart are passionate educators who inspire students to reach their full potential. Our curriculum encompasses language proficiency, as well as cultural awareness, stressing the importance of precision to achieve fluency, and ultimately to become active, multilingual citizens of the 21st century.

Responsibilities

The teacher will report to the Upper School World Language Department Head and the Head of the Upper School, and join a highly collaborative, innovative, and experienced faculty. Specific responsibilities for this position include the following:

- Teach 4 to 5 classes from French I to AP language, standard and honors alike;
Provide academic support for students outside of class time (answering homework questions, consulting with them about their writing, and the like), as needed;

- Collaborate and participate actively in the work of the Department on innovative curriculum development and assessment;

- Attend department and faculty meetings;

- Advise 8 to 10 Upper School students;

- Participate actively in the life of the school community, which includes assuming at least one additional responsibility outside of the classroom.

Requirements and Qualifications

The ideal candidate:

- will have content area mastery of French as well as pedagogical knowledge of teaching French to non-native speakers.

- will hold at least a Master’s degree in French teaching or French study.

- will have at least five years of prior French teaching experience at the secondary level; preference will be given to candidates with AP teaching experience.

- be proficient with current educational technology, especially blended learning platforms and strategies.


An equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.

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Schools of the Sacred Heart share in the educational mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart as articulated in the Goals and Criteria. The structure supporting Sacred Heart education in Canada and the United States includes the Conference of Sacred Heart Education and the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.  Together they provide services and programs to ensure vitality of mission for the member schools sponsored by the Society of the Sacred Heart.