French Teacher

//French Teacher

Position: Teaching/Faculty

Accepting through: August 1, 2019

State/Province: Washington

Position Description:

Seattle Preparatory School

Part-Time French Teacher

Position Announcement for the 2019-2020 School Year

School Mission and Description:

Seattle Preparatory School is a Catholic, college preparatory school in the Jesuit tradition. Seattle Prep is a co-ed high school serving 765 students from many different grade schools and zip codes in the Seattle area. Founded in 1891, the school has a strong tradition of excellence and care for the formation of the whole student.

Seattle Prep is guided by its mission statement: Seattle Prep is a Catholic, Jesuit college preparatory school. We embrace the Ignatian ideals that God may be found in all things, that each person is sacred and that we are created to serve others in community. Our mission is to form discerning, transformational leaders who are intellectually competent, spiritually alive, open to growth, loving and committed to justice.

Located on North Capitol Hill, Seattle Prep seeks qualified professionals who wish to partner with us in our mission of developing “men and women for others.”

Job Description:

We are seeking a part-time French instructor, effective August 2019. We will have three sections of French available in 2019-2020, two sections available in 2020-2021, and one section available in 2021-2022. Candidates who can also teach Spanish would have the opportunity to teach Spanish in addition to French.

World Languages Department Description: We believe that learning and acquisition of world languages provides opportunities for students to make connections with, participate in, learn from, and become part of both local and international communities. Our courses are designed to develop cultural awareness, understanding and appreciation of respective communities by helping students develop proficiency in listening, reading, speaking and writing using authentic materials and real-life situations.


 Native or near-native proficiency in both French and English

 Bachelors Degree in French or other relevant field

 Washington State Teaching Credential, or other appropriate certification, preferred

 Expertise with a variety of teaching methodologies

 French teaching experience in high school preferred

 Demonstrated experience collaborating with colleagues

 Willing participation in the co-curricular and Campus Ministry aspects of the school

 Demonstrated commitment to professional growth

Terms of Employment:

 Annual contract

 Contract begins August 2019

 Seattle Prep offers a highly competitive salary and benefit program, commensurate with background and experience

Application Process:

If you are interested in applying for this position at Seattle Preparatory School, please submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Jordan Alcantara, Assistant to the Principal ( Please also visit our website,, for additional details about Seattle Prep. The application window will close when the position has been filled.

Seattle Preparatory School does not discriminate in its employment decisions or practices on the basis of gender, age, race, color, marital status, honorably discharged veteran or military status, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation or any disability which can be reasonably accommodated in the administration of its educational policies and school administered programs.