North Seattle French School – French Associate Teacher (full-time)

2018-2019 School Year

Full Time

Positions begins on November 5, 2018

Monday-Friday, 8am to 4pm (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 for a salary deduction of $80/month for the employee.


We are seeking a FULL TIME associate teacher who:

  • is a fluent French speaker
  • is interested in working in a bilingual French/English setting (experience working in bilingual schools a plus)
  • has experience with children aged 3-11
  • enjoys collaborating on curriculum and teaching practices
  • is adaptable, flexible, innovative and creative
  • is authorized to work in the US


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work with French and English teachers to implement activities, special projects in the classrooms on a regular basis
  • Supervise recess duties
  • Teach a short typing and basic computer class (15 minutes) with students
  • Is in charge of the library program (setting up a time each week for students to be in the library, read books to the students)
  • Sub in case of a teacher’s absence
  • Participate in a professional and objective manner in the faculty evaluation/development process
  • Participate in professional development opportunities set forth by the board of directors/Head of School
  • Associate teacher is expected to check her/his email twice daily, once in the morning before the start of classes and once again before the end of the school day, to ensure good communication. Teacher is expected to respond to parent and administrator emails within 24 hours for non-emergencies.



The associate teacher must have a strong knowledge of children development and school programs. The teacher must have a minimum of 1 year experience in education and be fluent in the language of instruction. In addition the associate 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
  • exhibit leadership and problem solving skills
  • be passionate about providing the best education to all children
  • ability to adjust his/her teaching style to each child’s need
  • teacher must have attended a first aid class


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.