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French Teacher’s Assistant (Preschool) 2018-2019 School Year

Part Time

Positions begins on August 27, 2018

Monday-Friday, 8am to 1pm (plus special events). School follows Seattle Public School calendar 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 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

Applications that do not include these requested items will not be considered for the position. No phone calls.