German International School Chicago is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment.

The School does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender identity, religion, or disability in its employment policies. It is an equal opportunity employer. It is the School’s policy to comply with all applicable national and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity.

We are currently looking for a part-time French Teacher. Please see below for all details.

French Teacher (part-time)

Position Title: French Teacher

Immediate Supervisor: School Director

Location: German International School Chicago, 1447 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613

About the School

German International School Chicago (GISC) is an independent, not-for-profit, bilingual school. Since opening its doors in 2009, GISC has grown to over 100 students from Pre-K through 6th grade. For the 2017/18 school year, GISC will offer courses for students from Pre-K through 7th grade. The School intends to grow to the completion of high school with the addition of one grade per year.

GISC’s curriculum is taught mainly in German with an intercultural approach. GISC students work on transdisciplinary units with global perspectives within the framework of the International Baccalaureate (IB). GISC welcomes students and staff of all backgrounds and nationalities. Currently, our school represents over 20 different nationalities. It is a very open-minded, diverse, positive, and international workplace with a strong sense of community. Our teaching approach encourages learning in a supportive, intimate, individualized environment with the goal of nurturing curiosity, creativity, and global awareness. GISC students – fluent in German and English – will become well-rounded, creative, responsible, and tolerant global citizens.

French is taught as a Foreign Language, starting in 3rd grade.

We take pride in our staff being warm, welcoming team players who thrive in a diverse, intercultural environment where they are able to tap into their full potential.

Specific Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or graduate degree in French or French Education
  • Teaching experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in an intercultural environment

Job Summary

GISC is seeking an enthusiastic, committed and professional French Teacher who provides instruction to students in Grades 3-7 during the school year 2017/18. Teaching duties comprise a total of nine instructional periods per week.

Essential Job Functions

  • Plan, initiate and guide units
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