The Spence School seeks a dedicated and experienced Middle School French teacher to join our 5-12 Modern and Classical language program. (Note that this position could be combined with Spanish for a full-time position.)
Teach two sections of Middle School French in grades 5-8
Collaborate in teaching teams to design curriculum, assessments, and teaching methods
Participate in department-wide initiatives about issues of equity, pedagogy, and curriculum
Serve as Middle School Advisor (tentative)
Demonstrates pedagogical skill and an appreciation for the science and the craft of teaching
Finds joy in working with children and in school life
Demonstrates cultural competency and skills engaging with and learning from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences
Supports Spence’s commitment to equity
Approaches work with energy, kindness, maturity, curiosity, flexibility, and a sense of humor
Regards collaboration as an essential component of professional growth and values working on a team
Has native or near native proficiency in the the French language
Has sustained Middle School teaching experience
Has a Master’s degree or equivalent experience
Additional Salary Information: This position would be full time if combined with teaching Spanish.
Spence is committed to an equitable program and a diverse faculty and student body. We therefore actively seek candidates from diverse backgrounds.
Applicants should email cover letter and resume as a single file in PDF format—please include the applicant’s name in the file name—to [email protected] (no phone calls, please)
About The Spence School
The Spence School, founded in 1892, is an independent school for girls and young women with an enrollment of 750 students in Grades K–12.
Spence is committed to an equitable and inclusive program and a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.