About Us


Leaders in their fields, the employees of the Lycée Français de New York are the cornerstone of the remarkable education we provide to our students. A diverse, mission-driven and highly collaborative team, our employees are innovative, hard-working and friendly. We seek team members who exemplify the values so important to us in our mission, a passion for education with a focus always on our students, and who seek challenging and rewarding careers.
Committed to fostering an inclusive community, the Lycée Français de New York celebrates diverse identities and lived experiences, which enrich our students' learning. We respect, support, and value our students' and employees' voices, and we strive to offer an equitable environment in which they can thrive.   The Lycée actively seeks qualified individuals from underrepresented groups, welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, and is an equal opportunity employer. The Lycée can only hire individuals who are lawfully authorized to work in the United States as of the date employment is to begin. 

This page offers you the opportunity to apply to teaching, academic support and administrative positions. To support and nurture our employees, we offer a generous suite of benefits, including:
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Sick leave
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 403(b), including employer match after employe has reached tenure mark
  • Generous paid vacation and holidays
  • Professional development opportunities
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Open Positions

Administrative Openings

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  • Maintenance Staff

    In general, the maintenance staff is responsible for general cleaning, set up areas for meetings and special events, distribute incoming deliveries to the appropriate locations, and participate as an active member of the security and team for the School. To account for certain organizational demands, the maintenance staff must show flexibility in her or his schedule, in order to respond to occasional unexpected circumstances during the day, and if necessary, evening and/or week-end activities (such as meetings, special events and weather emergencies) requiring their presence. 

    Click here to apply.
    Click here to read the entire job description.

Teacher Positions

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  • Italian Teacher Substitute 10.18 to 11.22.21

    The Lycée Français de New York, an independent private school following the French Curriculum, is looking for an Italian Teacher from October 18 November 22 included. The ideal candidate would have experience in teaching Italian to Secondary school students.

    The School can hire only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to work in the United States as of the date employment is to begin. 

    All offers of employment at Lycée Français de New York are contingent upon clearance through the DOE fingerprinting process and criminal background checks.
    The Lycée Français de New York is committed to building a diverse staff, welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, and is an equal opportunity employer. Bilingual French/ English speakers are preferred, but this is not a requirement

    Please submit your application and be sure to include your cover letter, your resume, your Italian teaching certification.

Academic Positions

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  • Assistant to Head of Middle School

    The Lycée Français de New York is  a world-leading independent bilingual French K-12 educational institution. The Assistant to Head of Middle School provides administrative and secretarial support to the Head of Middle School and is essential to the function of the middle school as a whole. Strong fluency and excellent writing and translation skills in English and French are required as well as quantitative skills and extensive knowledge and experience using various technology and productivity tools. Coordination with multiple departments, faculty, students, and parents will be required.
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    Click here to apply.
  • Part-time lunch/recess assistant for elementary grades

    Part-time lunch/recess assistant for elementary grades- 2021-2022 School Year
    Days: Monday through Thursday from 10:15 AM to 1PM
    Fluency in French language is preferred.
    Ideal candidate has worked with children before (camp counselor, youth groups, etc...), has experience in social emotional learning. Must be punctual, reliable and energetic. 
    Must have a work visa, Green card or US citizenship.
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Exchange Visitor Program (J1 Visa)

The Lycée Français de New York has been a designated Exchange Visitor Program Sponsor for Teachers since 1961.

Over the past five decades, the Lycée has received dozens of foreign teachers, mostly from France. These exchanges have enriched our participants by allowing them to experience first hand American society and culture, along with its educational system. They act as ambassadors of their home countries, sharing with colleagues and students their own culture and "savoir faire".

Indeed, the Lycée Exchange Visitor Program is a unique opportunity for our foreign teachers to sharpen their professional skills by experiencing a new educational philosophy and to perfect their knowledge of the English language. Once they complete the program and return to their respective home countries, our foreign teachers are able to share their newly acquired knowledge and experiences with their peers, and by doing so, help promote mutual understanding between people of the U.S. and people of their home country. Click here for more information.

Exchange Visitor Program Hotline

To help safeguard the health, safety and welfare of all exchange visitors, there is an Exchange Visitor Program (EVP) Emergency Hotline – 1-866-283-9090 – a 24/7 toll-free telephone number that allows exchange visitors to directly contact the Department of State in emergency and urgent situations.  A Department representative is available 24 hours a day.