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Chef d’établissement, éducateur passionné et défenseur de la diversité linguistique et culturelle, Marc Maurice est l’invité du 10ème épisode du podcast Révolution Bilingue.

Né en Haïti et installé aux États-Unis depuis les années 70, il nous parle de son intégration difficile dans ce pays, du multilinguisme en Haïti et de la New York French-American Charter School (NYFACS), une école bilingue unique en son genre qu’il dirige depuis quelques années à Harlem.

Le podcast “Révolution Bilingue” est proposé par French Morning avec le soutien de CALEC (Center for the Advancement of Languages, Education, and Communities).

Écoutez l’épisode ici, sur le site de French Morning ou sur iTunes Podcast.

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3464513954?profile=originalCharles O. Dewey (M.S. 136), a middle school located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, is opening a French Dual Language program this September 2019. Dewey is a school committed to Dual Language learning and believes strongly in promoting equal status and opportunities to connect across languages and cultural backgrounds. The school is currently in its third year of its Spanish Dual Language and excited about introducing a French Dual Language program to the community. In its first year, Dewey’s French Dual Language program will provide its students with 16 periods of French instruction per week in the subject areas of Social Studies, Science and Native Language Arts. The school is still accepting students for September.

I visited the school and talked to its new leader, Amanda Bueno (center of picture below) and her team. I was impressed by their dedication and enthusiasm for this new project. I am sure many families will benefit from what promises to be a great program. Talking about her interest for dual-language education here is what Amanda replied:

"I went into this profession because growing up I heard countles3464513991?profile=originals stories from my parents, as well as other adults in family, around the traumas of entering a school system that at the time did not honor their native language, did not support their acquisition of a new language. I am passionate about creating spaces where students feel safe and encouraged to use their native language, where it is valued and honored, and where students acquire language mutually from one another. Dual language is my why, why I am in education, and I look forward to growing the French and Spanish programs at Dewey, and potentially adding a third language next fall."

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Beyond providing students with the opportunity to become biliterate and bicultural, Dewey also provides its students with the opportunity to showcase their multimedia artwork and student-created performances throughout the school year. Dewey currently has partnerships with NurtureArt, Aperture, Residency Unlimited, NYSSAA, Groundswell, Leader in Me Foundation, the Pulitzer Center, DiverCity Lens and our in-house CBO Center for Family Life. Through these collaborations, students have participated in art internships around mural execution and curating, art seminars, and workshops that connect them to artists in their community. Academic opportunities as well as opportunities for creativity are limitless through a wide range of extracurricular activities and project-based learning in all content areas.

The school still accepts 6th grade students interested in joining the French Dual-Language program, particularly if they have been exposed to French at home or school.

The school also accepts French book donations to create a French corner in its library. French books in good conditions for middle-schoolers (age 10-14). Delivery address is 4004 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11232. Phone: (718) 840-1950.

For more information, contact Amanda Bueno, Dewey's new school leader at: abueno3@schools.nyc.gov
School website: http://ms136brooklyn.com/

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"At its best, the film is as delicate and lovely as the gorgeous sequin-embroidered designs the women spin on spider webs of diaphanous materials." -Seattle Post-Intelligencer

SEQUINS (Brodeuses)
Directed by Éléonore Faucher, 2004, 1h29, France
With Ariane Ascaride, Lola Naymark, Thomas Laroppe

After learning that she is pregnant at the tender age of seventeen, Claire (Naymark) finds refuge with Madame Mélikian (Ascaride), an embroiderer for haute couture designers who has buried herself in work following the death of her beloved son. Day by day, stitch by stitch, as Claire's belly grows rounder, the threads of embroidery will create a filial bond between them. In time, the grief-stricken mentor and her anxious apprentice will stop protecting themselves and start helping one another.

#FilmsOnTheGreen | Free French films in NYC Parks

Film in French with English subtitles
FREE and open to the public

DATE: Friday July 19 at 8:30pm

LOCATION: Riverside Park, Pier I (at 70th Street)

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3438670576?profile=originalFrom the graphic novel to the big screen!

AYA OF YOP CITY (Aya de Yopougon)
Directed by Marguerite Abouet and Clément Oubrerie, 2010, 1h24, France-Ivory Coast
With the voices of Aïssa Maïga, Tatiana Rojo, Tella Kpomahou

Presented in partnership with the African Film Festival and the Consulate General of Côte d’Ivoire in New York.

It’s the end of the 70s and nineteen-year-old Aya lives in Youpougon, a working-class neighborhood in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Aya divides her time between school, her family, and her two best friends, Adjoua and Bintou, who only think of sneaking out as soon as night falls. Things go awry when Adjoua becomes pregnant, causing the friends to try and figure out what is best for the situation.

#FilmsOnTheGreen | Free French films in NYC Parks

In French with English subtitles
FREE and open to the public

DATE: Friday July 12 at 8:30pm

LOCATION: Tompkins Square Park

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Seeking a French-speaking Grade 1 teacher

3438670674?profile=originalWe are seeking a native French-speaking, certified Grade 1 teacher at Tessa International School in Hoboken. This role is a great opportunity for a teacher who is looking for a leadership position because the position is part-time. The other part of the position is as a Coordinator.  

We offer 401K, and we offer Medical, Dental, and Vision (employer pays 70%).

If you are interested, please send your resume to hr@tessais.org

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3438670599?profile=original"Filled with joy and heart"! - Cinema Axis

THE AMAZING CATFISH (LOS INSÓLITOS PECES GATO)
Directed by Claudia Sainte-Luce, 2013, PG-13, 1h35, France-Mexico
With Lisa Owen, Ximena Ayala, Sonia Franco

Presented in partnership with the Mexican Cultural Institute of New York, the Instituto Cervantes, Cinema Tropical, and Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders.

Martha (Owen), a mother of four rambunctious and imaginative children, finds solace upon meeting Claudia (Ayala), a younger woman trying to figure out her purpose in life. The two quickly become friends and Martha invites Claudia to come live with her family. When Martha’s health declines, the bond Claudia has with each member of the family is forced to be tested, giving opportunity for true, strong relationships to be created.

 

#FilmsOnTheGreen | Free French films in NYC Parks

In Spanish with English subtitles
FREE and open to the public

DATE: Wednesday July 10 at 8:30pm

LOCATION: J Hood Wright Park

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Diplomate, polyglotte et engagée dans le développement de l'éducation plurilingue, Benedicte De Montlaur est l’invitée du 9ème épisode de Révolution Bilingue.

De l'Allier à New York, en passant par l'Egypte et la Syrie, cette passionnée des langues et des relations internationales, aujourd'hui Conseillère culturelle auprès de l'Ambassade de France aux Etats-Unis, nous confirme que parler plusieurs langues est à la fois un atout pour notre développement personnel et professionnel, mais aussi un pont vers d'autres cultures et imaginaires qui nous mène à des rencontres enrichissantes et une meilleure compréhension du monde.

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"Tomboy" is tender and affectionate." - Chicago Sun-Times

TOMBOY
Directed by Céline Sciamma, 2011, 1h22, France (Courtesy of Institut français)
With Zoé Héran, Mathieu Demy, Sophie Cattani, Jeanne Disson

Laure (Héran) is a ten-year-old girl whose family just moved to the suburbs during the summer holiday. When mistaken for a boy by a pack of neighborhood kids, Laure creates an alter ego named ‘Michael’ and becomes resourceful in hiding her female identity from the other children. Soon, Michael catches the attention of Lisa (Disson), the leader of the pack who becomes completely smitten with the new boy in town. The hope for an endless summer of fun and friends will be questioned by the reality that is Laure’s true self.

 

#FilmsOnTheGreen | Free French films in NYC Parks

Film in French with English subtitles
FREE and open to the public

DATE: Friday July 5 at 8:30pm

LOCATION: Tompkins Square Park

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"Raw, funny and incredibly moving." - Time Out

MUSTANG
Directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven, 2015, PG-13, 1h34, France-Turkey (Courtesy of Cohen Media Group)

Presented in partnership with the American Turkish Society, with the support of Sézane.

It’s the beginning of summer in a small village in Northern Turkey. Lale (Sensoy) and her four sisters come home from school, innocently playing with boys. The supposed debauchery of their games arouses a scandal with unexpected consequences and causes the family home to be transformed into a prison. Lessons on housework and cooking replace school, and marriages begin to be arranged. The five sisters, driven by the same desire for independence, fight back against the limits imposed on them.

#FilmsOnTheGreen | Free French films in NYC Parks

Film in Turkish with English subtitles
FREE and open to the public

DATE: Friday June 28 at 8:30pm

LOCATION: Transmitter Park, Brooklyn

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"Utterly charming. Sweet and buoyant in its innocence. Director Diane Kurys demonstrates impressive wit and talent." - New York Times

PEPPERMINT SODA (Diabolo menthe)
Directed by Diane Kurys, 1977, PG, 1h41, France (Courtesy of Cohen Media Group)
With Anouk Ferjac, Eléonore Klarwein, Odile Michel

Anne (Klarwein) and Frédérique (Michel) are sisters entering their teen years in 1963 Paris. Their life, like the world around them, is in full swing. Their personal struggles include the difficulties of divorced parents, getting their first period, discovering boys, and struggling with the confines of their strict school all while figuring out where they fit in the society around them. All the fiasco they undergo presents an opportunity for both a political and romantic awakening.

#FilmsOnTheGreen | Free French films in NYC Parks

Film in French with English subtitles
FREE and open to the public

DATE: Friday June 21 at 8:30pm

LOCATION: Transmitter Park, Brooklyn

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**PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO RAIN, THE JUNE 10 SCREENING OF MINUSCULE HAS BEEN CANCELLED. NEW SCREENING DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON.*

MINUSCULE, VALLEY OF THE LOST ANTS (Minuscule – La vallée des fourmis perdues)
Directed by Hélène Giraud and Thomas Szabo, 2013, 1h29

In a peaceful little valley, the remains of an abandoned picnic sparks warfare between two tribes of rival ants. At stake, a box of sugar. So when a bold young ladybug finds herself caught in the middle of the battle, she befriends one the black ants, Mandible, whom together must protect the anthill from the encroaching red ant warriors, led by the fearful Butor.

Presented in partnership with the North Brooklyn Parks Alliance, Council Member Stephen Levin, PS110 The Monitor School, and PS110 PTA.

#FilmsOnTheGreen | Free French Films in NYC Parks

Date: Monday June 10, 2019 at 8:30PM

Location: McGolrick Park, Greenpoint, Brooklyn

No dialogue - Recommended for all ages
FREE and open to the public

More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/2357078047844421/

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Episode 8 avec Peter Paine

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Juriste, homme d'affaire, philanthrope et francophile, Peter S. Paine est l'invité du 8ème épisode de Révolution Bilingue. Cet Américain, amoureux de la langue française depuis près de 70 ans, a fait de son bilinguisme une force à chaque étape de sa carrière. Tour à tour, Peter Paine a défendu la compagnie Peugeot aux États-Unis, sauvé de la faillite le Fort Carillon, sur l'Hudson, et soutenu de nombreux projets environnementaux autour du Lac Champlain.
Écoutez l’épisode ici, sur le site de French Morning ou sur iTunes Podcast.
Le podcast “Révolution Bilingue” est proposé par French Morning avec le soutien de CALEC (Center for the Advancement of Languages, Education, and Communities).

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WHERE DO WE GO NOW? (Et maintenant on va où ?)
Directed by Nadine Labaki
2011, PG-13, 1h40, France-Lebanon, with Claude Baz Moussawbaa, Layla Hakim, Nadine Labaki, Yvonne Maalouf

Presented in partnership with the Consulate General of Lebanon in New York and the Washington Square Park Conservancy, with the support of Sézane and FF2 Media LLC.

In a remote village in Lebanon, where the church and the mosque stand side by side, the town’s women try to keep their blowhard men from starting a religious war. Women heartsick over sons, husbands, and fathers lost to previous flare-ups unite to distract their men with clever, even comical ruses, from faking a miracle to hiring a troop of Ukrainian strippers.

#FilmsOnTheGreen | Free French Films in NYC Parks

Date: Friday June 7, 2019 at 8:30PM

Location: Washington Square Park, under the Arch

Film in Arabic, Russian, English with English subtitles
FREE and open to the public

More information here.

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COCO BEFORE CHANEL (Coco avant Chanel)
Directed by Anne Fontaine, 2009, PG-13, 1h50, France-Belgium
With , Alessandro Nivola, Benoît Poelvoorde, Emmanuelle Devos

Orphaned at a young age, Gabrielle Chanel (Tautou) learns to embroider and sew at a strict convent school before her singing ambitions lead her to perform in cafés and bars. She soon earns the nickname “Coco” and attracts the attention of Étienne Balsan (Poelvoorde), a rich gentleman intrigued by her stubborn ingénue. Swept up in her rich admirer’s world, Coco draws the eyes of society towards her with her unique, elegant style but complications arise when she falls in love with the young Arthur Capel (Nivola).

#FilmsOnTheGreen | Free French Films in NYC Parks

Date: Friday May 31, 2019 at 8:30PM

Location: Central Park, Cedar Hill, entrance at Fifth Avenue and 79th Street

Film in French with English subtitles
FREE and open to the public

More information here.

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This summer, Films on the Green Festival presents 13 French and francophone movies directed by females filmmakers in different NYC parks. This year's theme is "Women Behind the Camera" and pays tribute to Agnés Varda, feminist filmmaker and pioneer of the French New Wave. 

Free French Films in NYC Parks | May 31 - Sept 3, 2019
Free and open to all!

Video by Shea Vassar
Music by Hakan Eriksson

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Spécialiste du bilinguisme et du développement du langage, Anne Mazuis Goldenberg accompagne les enfants qui font face à des troubles du langage, des dysphasies, ou des problèmes d’attention et de concentration en lien avec les apprentissages. Elle est l'nvitée de Fabrice Jaumont pour ce 7ème épisode de Révolution Bilingue.

Passage par la Belgique et le Luxembourg, pays dans lesquels cette praticienne évolue depuis longtemps, pour évoquer le contexte linguistique spécifique de cette région multilingue mais aussi le rôle essentiel de la logopédie, terme utilisé en Belgique, au Luxembourg et en Suisse, et qui signifie l’art de corriger les fautes et les défauts de prononciation. Le mot orthophonie est préféré en France et au Canada.

Écoutez l’épisode ici, sur le site de French Morning ou sur iTunes Podcast.

Le podcast “Révolution Bilingue” est proposé par French Morning avec le soutien de CALEC (Center for the Advancement of Languages, Education, and Communities).

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Selon le dernier rapport de la Modern Language Association, qui fait chaque année l’état des lieux de la place des langues dans l’enseignement supérieur américain, 129 programmes de français ont été supprimés entre 2013 et 2016. Karl Cogard, attaché de coopération éducative à l’ambassade de France à Washington D.C., fait le point sur cette situation inquiétante.


France-Amérique : Toutes langues confondues, 651 programmes universitaires ont été supprimés, précise le rapport de la Modern Language Association. Comment expliquer une telle perte de vitesse des langues étrangères ?

Karl Cogard : Les coupes budgétaires liées à la crise de 2008 ont entraîné de nombreuses fermetures de départements. Les cours de langues, qui sont souvent les moins populaires et donc les moins rentables, ont été les premiers à être supprimés par les universités. Par ailleurs, certains politiciens ont aussi déclaré que l’argent du contribuable n’a pas à financer des programmes universitaires qui ne débouchent pas sur un métier concret. Eastern Kentucky University a ainsi perdu treize millions de dollars de subventions publiques et a dû supprimer neuf programmes, dont celui de français.

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The 2019 Films on the Green lineup focuses on female directors in French and Francophone cinema through a selection of 13 movies. This 12th edition pays tribute to “Women Behind the Camera” in honor of Agnès Varda, feminist filmmaker and pioneer of the French New Wave, who passed away earlier this year.

Follow Films on the Green on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

Films on the Green is a free outdoor French film festival produced annually in New York City parks by the French Embassy, FACE Foundation and NYC Parks.

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Every morning as I walk to school, I smile the minute I set sight on our Blooming Mural. The colors and patterns remind me of the sunny day when PS 84 students, faculty, and parents proudly joined together to listen to artist Herve Tullet dictate when to paint a circle, a dot, or a line of color. Working together, side by side, our school community shared a transcending experience of creating something together --something large, colorful, and unique. Together we painted a message for the world to see. A message of how bringing different shapes, form,s and colors creates beauty.  
The masterpiece we created needs to be treasured and tended to. Knowing this, Mr. Herve Tullet has generously gifted our school once again. He has created and donated works of art that we will be offering for sale during our annual Spring Fair this Saturday, May 11. The proceeds collected with go toward our PS 84 Wall Fund. It is our hope that the monies raised will enable us to maintain and upkeep our special mural for years to come.
 
Please take the opportunity during our Spring Fair to get a collector's edition Hervé Tullet artwork and help us to keep our Blooms of Multiculturalism Mural beautiful for years to come!

PS 84 and Herve Tullet invite you to Let's Paint! “PS 84”
 
11 AM - 4:30 PM 
Fundraising for the PS84 Wall Fund*
Buy a brush to paint the 91st street wall and get an original Herve Tullet Special Edition drawing! 
*The PS84 Wall Fund is dedicated to the completion and the conservation of our beautiful Blooms mural.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Put your artist’s outfit on and join us for a Flower Workshop with Herve Tullet to continue our Blooms of Multiculturalism Mural on the bottom wall of  our school on 91st street .
 
Small brush : $100
Medium brush : $200
Large brush : $500
Limited Golden brush : $2,500
+ Raffle (suggested donation)

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French teacher vacancies!

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Boerum Hill School
French Language Acquisition Teacher Position
Overview Program:
The Boerum Hill School for International Studies, an International Baccalaureate World School, aims to create a better and more peaceful world through the study of language - to celebrate and understand cultural perspectives and empower our future leaders to develop innovative solutions that impact the world. Our focus is to enhance student French proficiency and experience of language by meeting students where they are, whether they are beginners or fluent. An increase in their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills will build a community of bilingual /biliterate/bicultural students who will gain the necessary tools to solve world problems and compete in a global society.
Position Description:
We are looking for NYC DOE certified French Teacher to teach in our Middle School or High School (grades 6-12). The position requires someone who will work with their colleagues to develop curriculum and daily lesson aligned to the International Baccalaureate teaching framework. We are looking for someone who is fluent and bilingual in French and English. Candidates should have a passion for teaching and have a global perspective and see the importance of language as a tool, to communicate and unite people and cultures around the world. We are looking for an educator who is:
  • committed to ensuring that every child succeeds;
  • an inclusive educator who embraces multilingualism;
  • a nurturing instructor committed to teaching and reaching all children;
  • a critical thinker who inspires children to think deeply;
  • a dynamic team player who understands that working with others benefits their students, their school, and their own practice.
Please send your resume and cover letter to samantha.schmoeger@k497.org

PS 05 - Dr. Ronald Mcnair School

Public School 5 is a growing community of active learners making a difference in the lives of every student. Our school has many exciting features that makes our school unique in this changing community. Our new Dual French Program is just one of many stars we are adding to our framework of EXCELLENCE. We are currently looking for a French Teacher who has:

  • An energetic, fun, caring teacher willing to join a growing community of active learners developing their mastery of pedagogical learning.
  • Motivated to enhance the life and educational experience of all students.
  • Fresh ideas, a love for learning, and a need to make choices that lead to the overall well being of students.
  • A spirit to allow students to develop a love for learning providing them with experiences that create lasting educational memories.
Based on the above description and if you meet all of the Department of Education Teacher qualifications and willing to be a part of our growing community, please contact our Hiring Team or Ms. Van at 718-218-2444 Ext 0 or email your resume to lgates@schools.nyc.gov

Commack Public Schools

Human Resources Office

The Commack School District seeks qualified applicants for the positions of:

World Language Teachers

  • Probationary French/Spanish Teacher
  • Part Time Spanish Teacher

Start Date September 1, 2019

The NYS Dual Certification Required. All applicants should send a letter of Interest by May 23, 2019 to:

Mr. Daniel E. Laub, Administrative Assistant for District Office

Fax: 631-912-2017 / e-mail: opportunities@commack.k12.ny.us

PS 58 - The Carroll School

We are seeking a highly qualified fluent French-speaking teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. This position is for a well established dual language program at PS 58 in Brooklyn where instruction in all subjects happens in both French and English. 

Qualifications required: Permanent US citizenship or green card; New York State certification in early childhood, childhood education, ESL and/or FSL; Fluency in written and spoken French, Experience working with young children; Excellent communication skills; Eager to collaborate with hard working teachers.

Qualifications preferred: New York State extension in Bilingual Education – French; Knowledge of bilingual education or ESL.

Please send your resume and cover letter in English and a French writing sample to aleman@ps58online.org

New York French American Charter School

Position Title: Middle School Math Teacher

Reports To: Principal

NYFACS OVERVIEW:

The New York French American Charter School is a Prek - 7 school, located in the heart of Harlem and the Francophone community. Comprised of parents, teachers and families from over 80 different countries and nationalities around the world, the school provides lessons in cultural diversity alongside a strong bi-lingual education in an immersive environment. We offer immersive French classes to non-French speakers and through our ICT classes we are the only school in the U.S to offer immersive French courses to children with special needs.

Job Requirements:

  • Build a classroom culture in which students love math
  • Provide clear and consistently high-quality math instruction for all students
  • Create instructional lesson plans and classroom activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in a meaningful learning experience
  • Manage and support an organized and professional classroom that is conducive to learning.
  • Implement instructional strategies and resources that are aligned with the rigor of the Common Core to meet the needs of all students, including those with varying backgrounds, learning styles and special needs
  • Motivate students to think critically and take ownership over their own learning
  • Drive academic outcomes by analyzing student work and studying data, and implementing high-leverage instructional moves to ensure dramatic gains for all students
  • Support student and school needs in preparing to be successful on the NYS State Exam
  • Develop strong relationships with parents and students to create investment in school culture and academics
  • Maintain effective and efficient data gathering procedures
  • Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, honoring schedules and collaborating effectively with co-teachers and colleagues

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is required; Masters degree preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years teaching experience is required; experience in an urban school setting in which the students were selected by lottery and not by entrance exam or by discretionary criteria is preferred
  • Hold NYS certification in content area or working towards certification is preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Passionate about teaching and learning your subject area

Compensation:

Competitive salary package commensurate with education and experience plus excellent Benefits package

Position Title: Elementary/Middle School Assistant Principal

Reports To: Principal

 

NYFACS OVERVIEW:

The New York French American Charter School is Prek-6 school, located in the heart of Harlem and the Francophone Community. Comprised of parents, teachers and families from over 80 different countries and nationalities around the world, the school provides lessons in cultural diversity alongside a strong bi-lingual education in an immersive environment. We offer immersive French classes to non-French speakers and through our ICT classes we are the only school in the U.S to offer immersive French courses to children with special needs.

The Position:

The position requires an educational leader, with a highly developed level of interpersonal empathy. The successful candidate will be able to navigate complex cultures, and demonstrate an international mind-set. He/she will bring a rich experience with national and international curricular frameworks. Personal attributes expected include self-motivation, the ability to think both strategically and tactically, and the flexibility to successfully work within a diverse and demanding school environment.

In partnership with the School Principal, the Assistant Principal will:

  • Understand and can articulate the school’s Mission and Guiding Principles to students, faculty, families, staff, and the public outside the school
  • Promote the School’s educational philosophy, initiatives, and the development and sustainability of a collective and vibrant middle school community
  • Demonstrate an understanding of what is required to develop small, supportive, professional learning communities
  • Encourage and designs opportunities for collaborative decision-making among faculty, students, families, and staff
  • Encourage and creates opportunities for healthy critique
  • Engage enthusiastically with and responds positively to the needs of students, faculty, families, and staff
  • Support the principal in all his/her responsibilities and for the on-going improvement of the school in optimizing the learning of all students
  • Be responsible for the smooth running of the school in the Principal’s absence, including daily communication to teachers
  • Support the principal to place students in appropriate grades, homerooms, classes and other programs, and in such support systems as determined appropriate by teachers, and following up on the progress of those students who have been referred
  • Help coordinate security and safety procedures
  • Support the Principal to direct, supervise, and evaluate and appraise faculty and staff in accordance with the standards, policies and practices of the School

Duties and Responsibilities:

Student Support and Success

  • Meet with advisors and counselors who need additional support regarding students of concern socially or behaviorally
  • Meet with students, teachers, and parents to support students with repeated or more serious behavioral concerns
  • Lead communication with parents regarding discipline
  • Meet weekly with the referral team to oversee support for all students with academic and/or social emotional concerns

Faculty and Staff

  • Goal setting and observation of teachers in collaboration with the Principal
  • Meet weekly with all grade level teams regarding implementation of Advisory Program
  • Manage annual schedule for the School
  • Analyze needs for schedule changes for following year driven by curricula, staffing, space needs of the School
  • Assist School Principal in the recruiting and selection of all faculty

Curriculum

  • Lead Professional Development for teachers & staff
  • Work with School Principal to oversee changes and implementation of curriculum
  • Assist in presentation of curriculum information to parents (e.g. curriculum evenings, parent coffees)

Education, Work Experience, and Skills Requirements

  • M.A. or M.Ed. in educational leadership, administration and supervision, curriculum and instruction, or related field
  • New York School Building Leader Certification
  • Experience in a leadership role, preferably in an international, multi-lingual setting
  • Excellent leadership, inter-personal, communication skills
  • Experience leading and implementing social emotional programs to promote academic success
  • Teaching experience in a middle school, preferably in an international, multi-lingual setting
  • Knowledge of current research in education, administration and supervision
  • Experience evaluating and appraising teachers, preferably in an international setting
  • Effective management of conflict in the workplace
  • Native French Speaker Preferred

Competitive salary package commensurate with education and experience plus excellent Benefits package

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