North Seattle French School

Position starts in August 2021

Monday-Friday, 8am to 1pm, plus weekly meetings and events. School year follows the 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 preschool teacher’s assistant who:

is a native or fluent French speaker
is interested in working in a bilingual French/English setting (experience working in bilingual schools is a plus)
has experience with children aged 3-6
enjoys collaborating on curriculum and teaching practices
is adaptable, flexible, innovative and creative
is excited to participate in the development of a new school
is experienced with cross-cultural communication (has lived abroad and/or studied a foreign language)

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Teacher’s Assistant should be familiar with the curriculum and all programs in the language of instruction
Work with the students individually and in groups as needed
Remain informed on educational and best classroom practices through media and publications
Supervise the children on the field trips
Participate in supervising free play and outdoor play
Teacher’s assistant may suggest themes and activities for the classroom but it is subject to the teacher’s approval since the teacher is responsible for the curriculum
Lead classroom activities or lessons when instructed by teacher

Qualifications

The Teacher’s Assistant must have a good knowledge of children’s development and school programs. The Teacher’s Assistant must be fluent in the language of instruction. Previous experience in education is a plus. In addition the teacher’s assistant 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
ability to follow directions and take initiatives
be passionate about providing the best education to all children
demonstrate a can-do attitude
Teacher’s Assistant must have attended a first aid class
Experience in a bilingual school is a plus

To apply, please send a cover letter, a resume and three professional references to positions@northseattlefrenchschool.com

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