Notre Dame Academy High School in West Los Angeles is seeking a full-time or part-time French teacher for the 2021-22 school year. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success teaching AP French Language and Culture.
Join a community of like-minded professionals as a French teacher at Notre Dame Academy in West Los Angeles. We are a private, all-girls, Catholic high school founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1949. Devoted to educating young women to make a difference, Notre Dame Academy nurtures the development of the whole person by recognizing the dignity, uniqueness, and potential of each student. We aim for our graduates to be women of faith, academic excellence, vision, leadership, service, and compassion. In support of the educational principles of the Sisters of Notre Dame, we aim for all of our faculty, staff, and administrators to be learners, experts, and community builders. We are committed to providing a diverse and equitable learning environment and workplace for people who are Black, indigenous, and people of color. Learn more about our community at academy.ndasla.org.
Notre Dame Academy seeks an innovative, collaborative and experienced French teacher who can fulfill the 21st century learning environment goals of NDA. Our world languages courses focus on developing students’ passion for listening, speaking, reading, and writing in their target language and their appreciation of the richness of cultures different than their own. The ideal candidate has a bachelor’s or master’s degree in French and high school teaching experience, particularly in AP French. This individual must be innovative, dynamic, energetic, organized, flexible, and hard working, and he or she must embody a growth mindset. We seek faculty members who are intellectually curious, willing to grow professionally, student focused, dedicated to lifelong learning, and able to collaborate effectively with faculty, students, and parents to enhance our learning community. Additional desired characteristics include familiarity with the ACTFL proficiency guidelines, comfort teaching the three modes of communication (interpersonal, interpretive and presentational), and experience guiding student trips abroad.
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter addressing your background and your passion for sharing the beauty of the French language and francophone cultures. Write “French Teacher” in the subject line of your email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Minimum of three years of successful high school French teaching experience
• AP French teaching experience desired
• Bachelor’s degree in French, Master’s desired
• Experience teaching Spanish a plus
• Commitment to Catholic education
• California teaching credential preferred
• Commitment to an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment
Notre Dame Academy Girls’ High School (West LA) (Los Angeles)
2851 Overland Ave
Los Angeles, CA email@example.com