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March 12, 2019
Teacher of French
Summary: Pacific Ridge School seeks candidates for the position of Teacher of French. This appointment will be effective August 8, 2019. At Pacific Ridge School, our mission statement drives all of our work: In a community that fosters academic excellence, ethical responsibility and global engagement, Pacific Ridge School prepares students for college and a purposeful life.

In support of Pacific Ridge’s mission, teachers are expected to teach, advise, supervise, care about the students, work in partnership with parents, advocate and promote the School, work collegially with administrators and fellow faculty, and grow professionally. The role of teacher at Pacific Ridge School is a pivotal, dynamic position on campus. A full-time teaching position includes teaching four sections along with community responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Plan for and teach curriculum relevant to teaching load
• Collaborate with co-teachers (if applicable) and grade level team members
• Communicate with students and parents in a timely and professional manner
• Participate in school events (including but not limited to Back to School Night and Parent Conferences, Student-Led Conferences, Admissions Events), field trips, chaperone duties, and faculty meetings
• Chaperone global travel trip (international and/or domestic)
• Attend faculty orientation week
• Provide leadership in service learning, clubs, and/or advisory as assigned
• Support the PRS Mission
• Other duties as assigned in partnership with the Dean of Faculty, Division Heads, Head of School or designee

Qualifications and Education Requirements (including licenses or certifications)
• Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
• At least two years teaching experience preferred

Preferred Skills
• We seek candidates who have experience teaching French language and literature to middle school and/or high school students.
• We seek candidates who have experience with and interest in immersion-based classroom experiences for students.
• We seek candidates with knowledge of second-language pedagogy and research.
• Successful candidates will have evidence of utilizing student-centered, communicative activities that simulate real life scenarios and linguistic exchanges in order to bolster and augment proficiency of the curricular content.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume, educational philosophy and salary requirements to our Dean of Faculty, Mr. Tim Betzala.
Tim Betzala
[email protected]

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