• Temporary
  • Seattle

North Seattle French School

2021-2022 School Year

Full time – Long Term Substitute Position

Position starts in October 2021

Monday-Friday, 8am to 4pm (plus weekly meetings and events). School follows the Seattle Public School calendar for breaks/holidays.

Salary is dependent on experience and qualifications; benefits (health, dental, vision, retirement) are available.

We are seeking a full-time teacher who:

Demonstrates fluency in French
is interested in working in a bilingual French/English setting (experience working in bilingual schools needed)
Has experience in cycles 1, 2 and 3
has experience with children aged 5-10
enjoys collaborating on curriculum and teaching practices
is adaptable, flexible, innovative and creative
is excited to participate in the development of a young school
is experienced with cross-cultural communication (has lived abroad and/or studied a foreign language)

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Master the curriculum and all programs in French
Work with the students individually or in group
Co-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 Head of School
Teacher is expected to check 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 4 years experience, 2 years experience in a bilingual school and be native 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
solid flexibility and ability to adapt
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/CPR class
Experience in a bilingual school is a plus

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references.

Applications that do not include these requested items will not be considered. No phone calls.

To apply for this job email your details to positions@northseattlefrenchschool.com