Francophone Teaching Assistant Needed at PS84

PS 84, The Lillian Weber School of the Arts, is looking for a nurturing and caring French dual language teaching assistant. The position requires a positive attitude and an ambitious personality, with a desire to improve the lives' of students by helping young learners become bilingual and develop an appreciation for multi-culturalism. Applicants should also possess a warm and collaborative personality and be able to create an environment that encourages critical thinking and self-reflection.


Responsibilities include:


  • Assisting the classroom teacher with implementing lesson plans and administering running records.
  • Handling the record-keeping of assessment results
  • Performing other administrative duties as required for the class.
  • Organizing activities and discussions in French aimed at developing oral and written proficiency in a Kindergarten and first grade classroom.
  • Planning with and assisting the teacher in preparing materials and supplies in advance for activities.
  • Maintaining a well-organized, safe and attractive classroom environment conducive to the optimal growth and development of children.
  • Developing a positive relationship with each child and promoting the development of self-esteem and self-discipline for all students.
  • Performing other duties as required or assigned.



Minimum requirements:


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 6 months-1 year experience working with children in an educational environment -Must demonstrate experience and interest in working with young children, parents, and volunteers.
  • Fully fluent and literate in French


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  • Hi Celine, how can I apply? Is there a phone number I can call to get more information? Thanks

    • Hello Nina,

      You can apply by sending your resume to the following email address:

      You can email me your questions or call the school at the following number: 212-799-2534.

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