North Seattle French School

Position starts in August 2021

Monday-Friday, 8am to 4pm (plus weekly meetings and events) School year follows Seattle Public School schedule 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:

is a native English speaker
is interested in working in a bilingual French/English setting
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 young school
is experienced with cross-cultural communication (has lived abroad and/or studied a foreign language, has taught in an international or bilingual school)

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Master the curriculum and all programs in English
Teach balanced literacy program in grades 1-3 (familiarity with reading/writing workshop and guided reading is highly desirable)
Teach Singapore math program in grades 2-3 (training will be provided)
Teach US geography in grade 2 and US history in grade 3
Work with the students individually or in a group
Co-work with French 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
Prepare lessons and conduct daily activities for children in a safe environment
Plan units and year plan in collaboration with co-teacher
Work with other teachers in the planning of field trips
Supervise children on field trips
Participate in supervising free play and outdoor play
Participate in professional development opportunities set forth by the Director of English Curriculum and/or Head of School
Teachers are 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/teacher/administrator emails within 24 hours for non-emergencies.
Use Positive Discipline approach to classroom management (training will be provided)


The teacher must hold a teaching certificate and/or have a degree in education. The teacher should have strong knowledge of child development and school programs. The teacher must have a minimum of 3 years experience in an educational setting and have experience working with children aged 5-10.  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 differentiate instruction
teacher must obtain first aid/CPR training

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

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