Upper School French

Summary of the Position:

Foreign language instruction is a core academic area at The Montgomery Academy. We offer classes in French, Spanish, Latin, and Mandarin Chinese. French instruction begins as an enrichment opportunity in the 6th grade. Students currently have the opportunity to begin full-time language study in the 7th grade, and students must complete three years of study in a single language in the Upper School. We offered introductory sections of French through both AP level French courses. For this position, we are seeking someone to teach Upper School sections of French, including AP French.

Essential Duties and responsibilities

  • Teach five sections of French (most likely French II, French III, French IV, French V, AP French Language)
  • Maintain a course website
  • Serve as an advisor
  • Effectively integrate appropriate educational technology (including iPads & SMARTBoards) into the curriculum
  • Work closely and effectively with other World Language teachers
  • Integrate the language of leadership and character development into the classroom


  • Bachelor’s degree in French or applicable field, advanced degree preferred
  • Independent school teaching experience in French preferred
  • Experience in foreign language pedagogy, particularly in a communicative approach
  • Creative, enthusiastic and growth-mindset approach to 21st century learning
  • Experience in the use of educational technology
  • Commitment to holistic student development