Upper School French Teacher

  • Charlotte Christian School
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Jun 15, 2022
Full time Teacher

Job Description

Reports to:  Upper School Principal

General Qualifications:

  • Evidence of a mature personal Christian faith consistent with the Charlotte Christian Statement of Faith.
  • Evidence understanding of and a commitment to the distinctive qualities of Christian education as well as the mission of Charlotte Christian School.
  • Possess a bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in the area of instruction, or a related area (master’s degree preferred).
  • Licensure by a regional accrediting agency is preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching French preferred.
  • Evidence of strong organizational, communication, interpersonal and technological skills.

Primary Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will:

  • Teach upper school French to include levels 1, 2, 3, 4, and Advanced Placement.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of subject area/s taught.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the developmental characteristics of the age group taught. 
  • Effectively utilize the basic elements of instruction (i.e. presenting of information; questioning techniques; responding to learner input and arrangement of learning activities).
  • Demonstrate the ability to inspire learning and cultivate relationships with students.
  • Prepare appropriate weekly lesson plans including instructional objectives, planned activities, Biblical integration, assessments, and resources.
  • Incorporate classroom technology in order to enhance instruction.
  • Implement effective classroom management and discipline procedures to provide for a positive classroom environment conducive to learning.
  • Regularly review/update department and course curriculum guide/maps to assure the fulfillment of proper instructional priorities and pacing.
  • Model effective teacher/parental partnering through timely communication with parents in support of student learning (posting of assignments, grades, conferencing, etc.).

Personal and Professional Profile: 

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a born again Christian exhibiting a close personal walk with Jesus Christ: modeling an exemplary Biblical lifestyle and evidencing maturity in the understanding and integration of sound Biblical principles in classroom instruction and personal counseling.
  • Evidence of a teachable spirit and general willingness to learn and grow.
  • Evidence of strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrate adeptness at problem-solving and conflict resolution.
  • Evidence of strong organizational skills and the ability to finish tasks in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate emotional maturity and stability in dealing with the challenges of life and school.
  • Evidence of the ability to maintain confidentiality pertaining to school matters.
  • Evidence of the ability to work collaboratively within a team.
  • Possess strong computer skills and familiarity with appropriate learning technology
  • Have the ability to present a positive image of the school to others and to the community.  

Mission Statement:  Charlotte Christian School is a Christ-centered, college preparatory school, equipping and developing students to effectively integrate Biblical Truth and learning into their daily lives and to impact the culture for Christ.