Career Opportunities

October 19,2017

We currently have a full-time OFFICE ASSISTANT/CLASSROOM FLOATER position open. All applicants must be French native speakers and be at least 18 years old.

Working at FMS

FMS’s talented and dedicated teachers and staff create a dynamic and supportive learning environment for students and families. The School is committed to attracting, retaining and supporting a diverse and talented faculty and staff. To that end, all qualified applicants are invited and encouraged to apply.

Applicants for positions are required to submit (1) a letter of interest, (2) a resume and (3) full contact information for three references. Resume (C.V.) must be submitted in French.

Job description for Office Assistant/Classroom Floater:

Summary: We are looking for a bilingual French/English individual who is flexible , patient, multi tasker, organized, precise, warm/friendly, professional communicator, who is able to anticipate needs for variety of people and events (parents, teachers, students), always willing to help, able to change tasks quickly (office to class and back),  make sound decisions based on school policy, stay calm under pressure, and respect confidentiality of children and families.

Minimal qualifications:

  • Fluent in French (at a native level preferred)
  • Basic verbal communication skills in English
  • Some college required and some work experience
  • Office skills (phone, email, word, excel)
  • Classroom experience.
  • Good written English and French.

Work Hours: 8:15am to 4:45pm, Monday through Friday.

To receive priority consideration for current faculty openings at FMS, candidates are strongly encouraged to submit a resume and other supporting materials to the Director of the school Peggy Pacot: ppacot@frenchmaternalschool.com. Applicants without internet access may mail their employment materials. Interviews and campus visits are required.

In addition, application materials may be sent to the attention of:
Peggy Pacot, Director
3224 N Street NW
Washington DC 20007
Email: ppacot@frenchmaternalschool.com

 

Minimal qualifications for TEACHER position:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in early childhood education or primary/elementary education; or teaching degree; or B.A. in another relevant field with an early childhood focus. French qualifications equivalent of License or Master en Education.
  • A strong commitment to educating young children in a linguistically diverse community.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in both French and English.
  • Dedication to professional growth and learning.
  • Willingness to follow and embrace the school’s program and philosophy.

To apply, candidates are strongly encouraged to submit a resume and other supporting materials to the Director of the school Peggy Pacot: ppacot@frenchmaternalschool.com. Applicants without internet access may mail their employment materials. Interviews and campus visits are required.

In addition, application materials may be sent to the attention of:
Peggy Pacot, Director
3224 N Street NW
Washington DC 20007
Email: ppacot@frenchmaternalschool.com

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