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Founded in 1962, French American International School and International High School is a multicultural, multilingual PK-12 educational institution with over 1,100 students across an urban campus in the heart of San Francisco. Guided by the principles of academic rigor and diversity, the School offers programs of study in French and English to prepare its graduates for a world in which the ability to think critically and to communicate across cultures is of paramount importance. Our international community brings together people from many backgrounds, and together we strive to create a shared culture that develops compassionate, confident, and principled people who will make the world better. We base our community on these values: Respect, Integrity, Inclusion, Collaboration, Curiosity.

Bilingual Middle & High School History & Geography Teacher

Position Overview:

French American International School is seeking an experienced full-time bilingual History & Geography teacher to teach in Middle and High School.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver lessons in accordance to French American teaching principles and curriculum
  • Keep student records and grades up to date
  • Attend meeting as required by the Principal or Head of Department
  • Collaborate with other teachers to ensure cohesive delivery of the program
  • Lead an Advisory group in Middle or High School
  • Communicate with parents
  • Participate in Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • Attend school functions

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent
  • Three or more years of teaching experience (experience in a school abroad is a plus)
  • Commitment to early adolescent education and social-emotional well-being
  • Commitment to work in an inclusive and diverse community

Please submit cover letter and resume to Middle School Principal, Fabrice Urrizalqui: fabriceu@frenchamericansf.org.

Elementary English Classroom Teacher (Tentative / Full-Time)

Position Overview:

French American International School is seeking an experienced full-time English classroom teacher for the 2018-2019 school year to teach in the Lower School (Gr. 1-5). Grade TBD.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create a nurturing, safe classroom community with, and for, students
  • Implement French American curricula in a way that fosters student engagement, collaboration, creativity and curiosity
  • Utilize continuous formative assessment to inform the teaching practice
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests
  • Collaborate with teaching peers to foster student support and curricular alignment
  • Communicate frequently with families
  • Attend regular meetings as needed
  • Successfully complete other professional responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Teaching credential or Masters required
  • Three or more years of successful teaching experience
  • Commitment to student social-emotional well-being; experience with Responsive Classroom preferred
  • Experience with Reading and Writing Workshop strongly preferred
  • Experience with an inquiry-based science approach preferred
  • Experience teaching with various digital resources to promote student engagement and autonomy prefered
  • Ability to understand French a plus

Please submit cover letter and resume to Director of Teaching and Learning, Ellen Burdge: ellenb@frenchamericansf.org.

Professeur des Ecoles

Position Overview:

French American International School is recruiting for an experienced Professeur des Ecoles to teach at the primary school level during the 2018 – 2019 academic year.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Teach in the primary school in a bilingual setting

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience
  • Professeur des Ecoles diploma, Master FLE, or similar diploma
  • Good command of English

Please submit cover letter, detailed resume and all relevant information to Lower School Principal, Marie-Pierre Carlotti: marie-pierrec@frenchamericansf.org

Kindergarten Teacher's Aide

Position Overview:

French American International School is seeking a Kindergarten Teacher’s Assistant/Assistante en Maternelle to aid in the French and English teachers’ daily organizational and material aspects of the classroom.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2-3 years teaching experience or experience in an educational environment
  • Fluent in French and English required
  • ECE units preferred
  • CPR and First Aid training a plus
  • Eligible to work in the U.S.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Lower School Principal, Marie-Pierre Carlottie: marie-pierrec@frenchamericansf.org.

Elementary English Classroom Teacher (Tentative / Part-Time)

Position Overview:

French American International School is seeking an experienced part-time English classroom teacher for the 2018-2019 school year to teach in the Lower School (Gr. 1-5). Grade TBD.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create a nurturing, safe classroom community with, and for, students
  • Implement French American curricula in a way that fosters student engagement, collaboration, creativity and curiosity
  • Utilize continuous formative assessment to inform the teaching practice
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests
  • Collaborate with teaching peers to foster student support and curricular alignment
  • Communicate frequently with families
  • Attend regular meetings as needed
  • Successfully complete other professional responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Teaching credential or Masters required
  • Three or more years of successful teaching experience
  • Commitment to student social-emotional well-being; experience with Responsive Classroom preferred
  • Experience with Reading and Writing Workshop strongly preferred
  • Experience with an inquiry-based science approach preferred
  • Experience teaching with various digital resources to promote student engagement and autonomy prefered
  • Ability to understand French a plus

Please submit cover letter and resume to Director of Teaching and Learning, Ellen Burdge: ellenb@frenchamericansf.org.

Elementary English Classroom Assistant (Part-Time)

Position Overview:

The French American International School is seeking a part-time English Classroom Assistant for the 2018-2019 school year to work in Grade 1 or Grade 2 classrooms.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the English teacher(s) with classroom activities/lessons and class preparation (materials, books, etc.)
  • Prepare and lead literacy activities as appropriate
  • Facilitate small reading groups with students
  • Conference with individual students under teacher guidance
  • Possibility for substitution or other student supervision work

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years experience with elementary-aged children
  • Desire to learn about literacy instruction preferred
  • Excellent English language and communication skills
  • Strong cooperative skills
  • Ability to understand French a plus
  • Eligible to work in the U.S. 
Please submit cover letter and resume to Director of Teaching and Learning, Ellen Burdge: ellenb@frenchamericansf.org.

Substitute Teachers (French speaking)

L'Ecole primaire du Lycée International Franco-Américain de San Francisco recrute pour l'année scolaire 2017-2018 : Professeur(e)s remplaçant(e)s

Nécessité d'avoir en sa possession un permis de travail.

Le Lycée International Franco-Américain de San Francisco, établissement scolaire privé à but non lucratif, accueille des élèves de la maternelle à la terminale. Il offre un enseignement bilingue, conforme aux programmes de l'Education Nationale.

Les candidatures (lettre de motivation, CV complet) seront adressées par courriel à Frank Gendre, frankg@frenchamericansf.org

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

Substitute Teachers (English speaking)

The French American International School has openings for English-speaking substitute teachers in grades PK-5. 

Qualifications:  Previous experience working with elementary aged children in a classroom setting (desired); interest in pursuing education goals (preferred); excellent English language skills; ability to understand French is a plus.

This is an hourly position and benefits are not included.

Send resume and CV to: ellenb@frenchamericansf.org

After School Program Team Members

The French American International School is seeking candidates to work with our Lower School team (After School Program, Lunch Duty, and Substitutes for both). 

The ideal candidate will be adept at working in a fast paced indoor/outdoor work environment, be enthusiastic, proactive and have experience working with children ages 3-12. Fluency in French is encouraged.

Background checks including live scan and TB test will be required.

Please submit resume and cover letter to Andrew Cohen, After School Program Director, at andrewc@frenchamericansf.org





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150 Oak Street

San Francisco, CA 94102-5912

Phone: 415.558.2000

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An independent Pre-K through 12th grade co-educational day school in the heart of San Francisco. The school delivers a rigorous bilingual (French/English) immersion program through middle school, culminating in either French Baccalaureate or International Baccalaureate program in its International High School.

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