Montgomery School, an independent, co-educational day school serving prekindergarten through grade eight in Chester Springs, PA, is seeking a French teacher to instruct grades five through eight in French through a variety of experiences, while also teaching the culture of French speaking nations. We are seeking an energetic, ambitious, and hard-working individual who connects easily with students, faculty, and the community. The instructor should be creative in the use of age-appropriate pedagogical methods, communicate well with parents, and enjoy working with children and adolescents.
The French teacher is a full-time member of the school faculty and is responsible for all of the duties thereof. Though French is the primary responsibility, an additional desire to be involved in extracurricular activities is preferred.
The position has many functions. These include but are not limited to:
Working with the Foreign Language Department in providing a strong foreign language program for PreK through Grade 8
Possesses solid French speaking skills
Integrates technology into the French curriculum
Evaluates student progress in comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing the French language appropriate for the level being taught
Maintains contact with students and parents through teacher conferences, phone calls, email and regular updates to the school’s learning management system, as well as written semester reports twice per year
Other duties as assigned
Other skills and qualities necessary for this position are:
An independent school founded in 1915, Montgomery School provides a supportive and stimulating environment for 240 students in Prekindergarten through grade 8. The school is known for its commitment to the whole child with a strong academic program and its willingness to challenge students with high standards in a balanced, well-rounded program. In a recent employee engagement survey at Montgomery..., 95% of employees indicate they feel their work positively impacts students lives and 93% indicate they are satisfied with the culture within the adult community.