The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) is seeking a full time
French Immersion 4th grade classroom teacher at Shape American Elementary
School (SAES) , Belgium. DoDEA operates 166 schools in 8 districts located
in 11 foreign countries, seven states, Guam, and Puerto Rico. All schools
within DoDEA are fully accredited by U.S. accreditation agencies.
Approximately 8,700 educators serve more than 72,000 DoDEA students.
SHAPE American Elementary School (SAES) was recognized in 2012 as a National
Blue Ribbon School for academic excellence. SAES was ranked among the
highest performing schools in the United States in both English Language
Arts and Mathematics as measured by normed assessments. Our school is
located near Mons, Belgium at the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe
(SHAPE) which is NATO's Strategic Military Headquarters. The SHAPE Community
is composed of 28 member countries and an additional 22 Partnership for
Peace (PFP) nations, making it one of the most culturally unique military
settings in the world. Within this vital and diverse community, SHAPE
American Elementary School exists not only to educate the children of
American service men and women and civilian employees assigned here, but
also to educate the children of all other NATO and PFP nations.
Conditions of Employment
United States (US) citizenship is required.
DoDEA requires French Immersion teachers to be certified as an elementary
classroom teacher AND ACTFL advanced high OR superior oral language
proficiency in French language.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Department of Defense Education Activity
The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) has the honor and privilege of educating over 72,000 children of our Nation's Service members and the civilians who support them. DoDEA operates 166 schools, pre-K through 12th grade, in 11 foreign countries, 7 states, and 2 territories in the United States, Western Asia, the Middle East, Cuba, Europe and the Pacific.