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Upper School French Teacher
Latin School of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Salary: Based on Experience
Date Posted: 9/15/2023
Job ID: 72523
Position/Title: Upper School French Teacher
Employer: Latin School of Chicago
Category / Heading #1: Teaching  Foreign Languages - French
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Status: FullTime
Job Description/Responsibilities:
Latin School of Chicago provides its students with a rigorous and innovative educational program in a community that embraces diversity of people, cultures and ideas. Latin inspires its students to pursue their passions and lead lives of purpose and excellence. This is an exciting opportunity for an aspiring lower school educator who has a passion for exploring teaching and supporting students in an outstanding academic environment.

Latin School of Chicago seeks a creative and innovative Upper School French Teacher who is passionate about languages and cultures and committed to connecting with and supporting students. Strong candidates will be well-versed in proficiency-based instruction and educational technology, and have demonstrated a commitment to inclusivity, collaboration, and professionalism.

This position is for the 2023-2024 school year with possibility to continue.


  • Teach 4 classes per semester
  • Serve as a co-advisor to 8-10 students 
  • Attend and participate in weekly required meetings (division, department, language cohort, all-school) 
  • Chaperone an experiential learning Project Week (second week of March)
  • Work closely with the department chair and Division Director to design lesson plans and curriculum that is responsive to student needs.
  • Write student narratives two times a year.
  • Engage in professional development in line with department goals and philosophy.
  • Cultivate an inclusive and supportive climate for all students
Minimum Degree: BA
Certification Required: No
Minimum Experience: 3-5 Years


  • 3+ years’ teaching experience, preferably at the high school level
  • Native or near native fluency in French
  • Ability to teach all levels of French, Novice to Advanced
  • Significant experience living or working in the French-speaking world is a big plus
  • Experience using or familiarity with the ACTFL Can-Do Statements along with the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines to structure and assess student learning
  • Demonstrate interest in or experience using standards-based grading
  • Create lessons and units drawing from authentic materials and grounded in Backward Design
  • Commitment to inclusivity, collaboration, and professionalism

Latin School embraces diversity of people, cultures, and ideas and is an equal opportunity employer.
Tuition Remission: Yes
Spend for Graduate Study: No
Relocation Assistance/Allowance: Yes
Support/Sponsor Work visas to overseas candidates: No
ON Campus Housing: No
OFF Campus Housing: No
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