French Teacher (part-time)

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is currently seeking a part-time, high school French teacher who can teach a variety of levels through level IV/AP. The teacher will use frequent and varied assessment methods to gauge student progress and provide feedback. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in French language teaching and culture. This position may also include living and working in the residential life program.

FSHA educators are members of a dynamic learning environment. They are engaged in a 1:1 MacBook program, curriculum/ programming redesign and mapping, and teacher-driven professional learning communities. In addition to developing and delivering an intentionally designed curriculum dedicated to teaching and learning in a supportive and collegial atmosphere, our faculty shares out on best practices and instructional technology strategies via blogs, small group learning sessions, and visits to each other’s classrooms.

We seek educators who are able and eager to collaborate with colleagues and students on interdisciplinary research projects and have experience with instructional technology and innovative teaching strategies. All faculty are involved in co-curricular programs and should share in a commitment to a holistic approach to educating our young women.

This position requires
  • Minimum 2-4 years’ experience teaching high school French
  • Bachelor’s degree in French, Masters a plus
  • Experience teaching multiple levels of French in a secondary school
  • Fluency in conversational French
  • Knowledge of current trends in foreign language education; (experience with ACTFL guidelines, CI, or TPRS a plus)
  • Ability to collaborate with department colleagues
  • Experience with and openness to using instructional technology
  • Excellent classroom management, communication and organization skills
  • An ability to convey a love of French language and culture to the students
  • Experience with residential life a plus
We offer a rich and supportive environment, competitive salary and benefits, and a chance to make a difference in this important position. If this sounds like the career move you’ve been looking for, send your cover letter and resume to Please put the job title in the subject line.
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is an all girls' Catholic, Dominican, independent, college-preparatory day and boarding high school in the hills of La Cañada Flintridge. Overlooking Pasadena, FSHA educates girls from Los Angeles, Southern California and around the world for a life of faith, integrity and truth. 

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

440 St. Katherine Drive
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
Phone: 626-685-8300

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