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Lower & Middle School French Teacher 2023-24

Lower & Middle School French Teacher 2023-24

Visitation School is seeking a passionate French Teacher (0.6-0.8) starting August 2023.

Are you a driven French Language educator, seeking a vibrant workplace that continually invests in educators growing in their craft, and is driven to provide students with a world-class education?  Visitation school has a rare opportunity for you to do just that as a French Teacher within our Lower School & Middle School (60%-80%).  

Why you will love Visitation:

  • Visitation School is an independent Catholic day school serving a coed Lower School (Montessori preschool through grade 5), an all-girls Middle School (grades 6-8), and an all-girls Upper School (grades 9-12). 

  • We are located on a beautiful, wildlife-rich, 60-acre campus in Mendota Heights, Minnesota, just over the river from St. Paul and Minneapolis.

  • We believe strongly in the importance of world language as part of a full and excellent education.  At Visitation, students take language coursework in all grade levels, PreK-12.

  • We are an intentionally small learning community, focusing on knowing students and families well, truly partnering as an educational village, and ultimately growing amazing students who will be the compassionate, creative, and tenacious leaders of tomorrow. 

  • While being small, we have access to resources, facilities, spaces, and opportunities that even much larger schools can not claim.  We believe strongly in hiring amazing educators, getting them the tools they need, and then supporting them to practice their craft for the benefit of our students, families, and overall community.

  • We are committed to increasing diversity across our faculty to better reflect our current and future student body and our greater community; we encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.  

Why you will love this role:

  • The French educator hired will join an exceptional faculty of driven professionals, and a vibrant World Languages & Cultures department. 

  • The position is full-time (60%-80%), benefits eligible, and will begin August 2023.

  • The position has the opportunity to span Lower and/or Middle School levels.  We are seeking the perfect person and will determine final grade levels and/or specific courses taught based on the person’s experience and expertise.

Why we will love you:

  • You are a driven, passionate educator who seeks continual growth, feedback and collaboration.

  • You are an excellent pedagogue and differentiator; you teach with high expectations that all students have boundless potential when provided the right support and instruction.

  • You are a life-long learner.  You are consistently seeking growth opportunities to foster your craft as an educator.

  • You are excited by the opportunity to forge strong relationships with students, families, and colleagues alike, adding to the already excellent family atmosphere at Visitation.

  • You are excited to learn, and model the philosophies and spirit "Salesian Spirituality," which reflects gentle strength, dignity, patience and Christian humanism.

Qualified candidates are asked to send a letter of interest and resume, including three references to Visitation School is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.