Montverde Academy seeks a French teacher who develops students to be competent and proficient language and culture learners. The candidate will be teaching beginning Middle School French, Upper School French I, and Social Studies courses related to culture and history of French-speaking countries. The ideal candidate is willing to teach all levels of French including AP courses in language/literature if needed. This position requires maintaining a full teaching load and serving as an advisor to ten to twelve students.
Montverde Academy seeks an engaging teacher who inspires students to learn French and who works collaboratively with colleagues in various curricular areas and divisions. Candidates should be comfortable teaching beginners, native/heritage speakers, and advanced language students. Candidates should be familiar with the ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) and implement these standards into their instruction and assessments. The candidate will also be willing to teach a Social Studies elective in French History and Culture and/or relevant elective courses.
Demonstrates a commitment to problem-based, authentic learning experiences
Demonstrates a commitment to fostering innovation
Demonstrates a desire to meaningfully integrate technology into the classroom
Employs a variety of teaching methods to engage different learning styles and ability levels in the classroom
Prepares motivating and stimulating lessons that reflect knowledge of the curriculum, child development, and student abilities
Encourages an inclusive classroom that accepts the different perspectives and backgrounds of the students and elicits a greater understanding of the world around them with a global perspective
Utilizes a variety of assessments and uses data in the classroom to develop lessons and instructional activities as needed
Teaching and Learning Environment
Creates a learning environment that is motivating and age appropriate, setting clear expectations and selecting instructional resources that support the classroom learning.
Seeks actively to know students’ strengths and weaknesses and responds promptly and with care for parent concerns. Communicates effectively with parents, colleagues, and administrators .
Founded in 1912, Montverde Academy is an elite college preparatory school for grades Pre-K3 through post-graduate studies with a distinct student population from over 90 countries worldwide. With 1,400 students, the Montverde Academy community inspires students to become knowledgeable leaders with global vision, a passion for learning, and strong character development in a disciplined and diverse community. Our prestigious athletic program includes nationally recognized basketball and soccer programs and state-of-the art training facilities. Montverde Academy also offers a Theatre Conservatory and Music Conservatory, along with Subject Area Concentration programs in STEM, Business/Economics, Global Perspectives, and Communications.