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Careers

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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  • Development Associate

    The Lycée Français de New York, a world-leading independent bilingual French K-12 educational institution, recognizes student safety and student well being as its first responsibilities. Indeed, at the Lycée, the student is at the center of the system. Consistent with its mission to embrace diversity, our school must strive to build a community of teaching and learning that is inclusive, culturally sensitive and equitable, and in which all feel a strong belonging in the pursuit of educational excellence. 

    Reporting to the Director of Development, with a dotted line to Manager of the Annual Fund, the Development Associate is responsible for the stewardship of the Lycée’s donors and for designing and implementing innovative programs that engage parents and other supporters more directly with the life of the school.  The Development Associate also helps with the daily administrative tasks of the Development Department and is an active participant in ensuring that the office functions effectively and efficiently, taking special projects as needed. 

    The Development Associate should be a self-starting, resourceful, well organized team player with the ability to work well under pressure and to demonstrate good interpersonal skills. The ability to get along with diverse personalities is a necessary skill. All employees are strongly encouraged to work towards proficiency in both French and English languages and to develop a familiarity and understanding of the Lycée's multicultural environment.
     
    Annual Salary Range: $48,000-$52,000
     
    Click here to consult the full job description.
    Click here to submit your application.
  • 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. Salary: $19/hr.
    Click here to consult the job description.
    Click here to apply.
  • Maintenance Technician (Handyman/woman)

    In general, the Maintenance Technician (Handyman/woman) is responsible for completing a variety of routine maintenance, undertaking repairs and tackling a range of other practical tasks. In this role, the Maintenance Technician (Handyman/woman) is expected to leverage their technical experience — from plumbing to carpentry to electrical systems — to ensure the continued stability of our operations. To achieve this, the Maintenance Technician (Handyman/woman) needs to be mechanically skilled and capable of using many different hand and power tools.

    Depending on the shift available, the schedule for this position varies between the AM shift (6:45 am to 2:45pm) or the PM shift ( 2:45 pm to 10:45 pm), Monday through Friday and every other Saturday. Actual work hours will be scheduled according to the needs of the school.
    Compensation: $28/hour
     
    Click here to read the full job description.
    Click here to apply.

Teacher Positions

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  • Cross-Divisional Mathematics Coordinator (Preschool through 9th grade) - 2024-2025

    At the Lycée Français de New York, we aspire to create a culture where mathematical excellence is accessible to all our students, from the earliest age through to the end of their schooling. Rooted in a unique bilingual context, our approach is distinguished by its openness to the most advanced and inspiring teaching methods from around the world, while respecting the official programs of the French Ministry of Education, enabling our students to benefit from a rich and diverse mathematical education. 

    Our ambition is to nurture and sustain a deep love of mathematics, ensuring that each student develops not only a rigorous understanding of the discipline and its applications, but also a genuine enjoyment, even passion, for it.
    The Cross-Divisional Mathematics Coordinator leads the charge of this ambitious initiative by identifying, developing and establishing the pillars of our mathematical cross-divisional program. 

    This full-time, exempt position is placed under the joint leadership of the Director of Primary and the Director of Secondary to plan, organize, coordinate and implement the educational services, professional development activities, instructional resources and support functions of the mathematics program so as to enhance student learning and achievement across both divisions.

    The Cross-Divisional Mathematics Coordinator is responsible for performing the duties identified below.
     
    Main tasks :
     
    -  Assume teaching responsibilities for a class of 6th grade which represent 6 teaching periods and 1 dialogue period per week.  
    -  Provide coverage for up to 8 replacement periods per month in Secondary school. Beyond that, replacement hours are paid at the rate set by the school.
    -  Work closely with the pedagogical team (Cycle Coordinators, Secondary Mathematics Department Coordinator and teachers) to effectively integrate mathematics into the curriculum and ensure its coherence.
    - Promote the exchange of pedagogical practices and resources between teachers at the school level to improve teaching methods and enrich the teaching of mathematics in an international bilingual context.
    - Set up and run working and discussion groups as well as training courses on the didactics of mathematics, and support teachers as needed to improve their mathematical skills through personalized learning.
    - Observe and model classroom practices, analyze and propose improvements based on effective teaching methods chosen by the Lycée.
    -  Initiate and actively participate in the design, evaluation and development of mathematics programs specific to the Lycée, in line with the objectives set by the French Ministry of Education.
    -  Develop and adopt consistent, progressive and ambitious standards for students.
    - Advise Lycée leadership on the development and implementation of mathematics teaching strategies, thus ensuring teaching objectives are aligned with the school's overall vision.
    - Initiate and promote a local and international educational watch to integrate best practices and innovations in mathematics. To this end, participate in U.S. and international mathematics conferences (NCSM Leadership in Mathematics Education, etc.).
    - In collaboration with the Admissions Department and Division Directors, help inform families about mathematics education at the Lycée. This may include participation in various events such as open house day, admissions day, etc…
     
    Profile required:
     
    - Degree in mathematics, with solid experience in teaching mathematics at various levels. Knowledge of expectations and teaching practices in primary school. 
    - Excellent command of official French mathematics programs for Preschool through 9th grade, innovative teaching methods and digital teaching tools.
    - Ability to work in a team, listen to students and teachers, communicate effectively and establish constructive, respectful and caring working relationships.
    -  Ability to analyze pedagogical practices and propose appropriate training initiatives.
    -  Commitment to continuous improvement in mathematics education and student success
    -  Fluency in written and spoken French and English.
     
    Working hours: 40 hours a week (including 5 hours of lunch break).
    Annual salary range : $81,076 - $130,917.
    The pay range above corresponds to steps 5 to 30 of the current internal salary grid.

    The position of Cross-Divisional Mathematics Coordinator requires a certain flexibility in terms of working hours as they are adapted to the needs of the Lycée Français de New York and ongoing projects. Regular working hours are defined in agreement with the school management, and include time for interaction, research and preparation. The candidate must be prepared to adapt to more intensive periods of work, particularly during the preparation of programs, training courses and evaluations. Responsibilities may require attendance at meetings or events outside standard school hours, including occasional evenings or weekends, to meet the demands of the Lycée's educational mission.

    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.

    Apply via www.lfny.org/hr/referentmaths by completing the online application form and uploading the necessary documents: cover letter, CV, certifications and any other relevant documents.

  • Mathematics Teacher - 2024-2025 School Year

    Vous rêvez de rejoindre une école qui prépare les élèves venus d'horizons divers à devenir des citoyens du monde responsables et engagés ? Vous rêvez de travailler dans un environnement bienveillant, novateur, plurilingue et multiculturel, qui puise son énergie au cœur de New York City ? Join our vibrant and dedicated faculty community !

    Le Lycée Français de New York, homologué par l’Education Nationale de la Maternelle à la Terminale,  recherche pour la rentrée 2024 :

     Secondaire:
    Enseignants titulaires (certifiés ou agrégés) de l'enseignement public ou de l'enseignement privé en Mathématiques

    *Fourchette de salaire annuel pour un poste d'enseignant : 73,576$ - 123,417$
    Fourchette indiquée ci-dessus correspond aux échelons 5 à 30 de la grille de salaire interne actuelle.

    Une solide expérience préalable au secondaire est nécessaire, Collège ou Lycée.
    Bon niveau d'anglais est souhaitable.

    Faire acte de candidature via le lien  http://www.lfny.org/hr/teaching en complétant le formulaire en ligne et en téléchargeant les documents nécessaires: lettre de motivation, CV, rapports d’inspection. Les dossiers de candidature seront traités par ordre de réception. 
  • Primary English Co-Teacher Position for 2024-2025

    Lycée Français de New York is an accredited private school committed to bilingual French and American education of the highest standard. Our mission is to prepare students of many origins to be thinkers, innovators and leaders, at home in the world. 
     
    For the 2024-2025 academic year, the Lycée Français de New York is looking to hire individuals who are interested in working in a bilingual French/English setting for the following position:

    Preschool Co-Teacher
    We are looking for a teacher who: 
    • has  a bachelor's degree or higher in Early Childhood or Childhood Education
    • has at least 2 years of experience teaching in Early Childhood 
    • has strong writing and speaking skills in English 
    • is innovative and technology-savvy
    • enjoys collaborating on curriculum and teaching practices
    • is adaptable and flexible
    • has a commitment to equity, inclusion, diversity, and belonging

    Annual salary range: $73,576 - $123,417.
    *This pay range corresponds to steps 5 to 30 of the current internal salary grid.

    Applications must be submitted online by using this link provided and any required supporting documentation (cover letter and resume) must be uploaded. Kindly select "Anglais - Primaire / English - Primary" to submit your application.
     
    Lycée Français de New York is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse staff and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. 
    The Lycée will only hire a candidate who is lawfully authorized to work in the United States as of the date employment is to begin.


  • Teachers Primary and Secondary - 2024-2025 School Year (New Vacant Positions)

    Vous rêvez de rejoindre une école qui prépare les élèves venus d'horizons divers à devenir des citoyens du monde responsables et engagés ? Vous rêvez de travailler dans un environnement bienveillant, novateur, plurilingue et multiculturel, qui puise son énergie au cœur de New York City ? Join our vibrant and dedicated faculty community !
     
    Le Lycée Français de New York, homologué par l’Education Nationale de la Maternelle à la Terminale,  recherche pour la rentrée 2024 :
    1. Primaire:
    • Documentaliste
    • Professeur des Écoles: Enseignants titulaires de l'enseignement public et de l'enseignement privé sous contrat.
    • Enseignant(e) Français Langues Étrangères (FLE):  Le Lycée français de New York est à la recherche d'un professeur.e de Français Langue Étrangère (FLE) passionné.e et expérimenté.e pour rejoindre une équipe pédagogique dynamique. En tant que professeur.e de FLE, le/la candidat.e jouera un rôle clé dans l'enseignement du français aux jeunes élèves et contribuera à leur développement linguistique et culturel. Merci de cliquer sur ce lien pour accéder au descriptif du poste.
    1.  Secondaire:
     Enseignants titulaires (certifiés ou agrégés) de l'enseignement public ou de l'enseignement privé dans toutes les disciplines notamment en:

    • Education Physique et Sportives (EPS)
    • Histoire/Géographie
    • Italien
    • Mathématiques
    • Philosophie
    • Psychologue de l'éducation, diplômé(e) - NOUVEAU POSTE À POURVOIR
    • Enseignant(e) spécialisé(e), diplômé(e) -  NOUVEAU POSTE  À POURVOIR
    *Fourchette de salaire annuel pour un poste d'enseignant : $73,576 - $123,417
    Fourchette indiquée ci-dessus correspond aux échelons 5 à 30 de la grille de salaire interne actuelle.
     
    **Fourchette de salaire annuel pour le poste de psychologue de l'éducation : $65,870-$139,510
    Fourchette indiquée ci-dessus correspond aux échelons 1 à 25 de la grille de salaire interne actuelle.
     
    Une solide expérience préalable au secondaire est nécessaire, Collège ou Lycée. Pour l'ensemble des postes à pourvoir un bon niveau d'anglais est souhaitable. 
     
    Faire acte de candidature via le lien  http://www.lfny.org/hr/teaching en complétant le formulaire en ligne et en téléchargeant les documents nécessaires: lettre de motivation, CV, rapports d’inspection.  Entretiens à Paris durant la semaine du 8 janvier 2024 et par vidéoconférence à partir du 16 janvier pour candidats présélectionnés, ou dans le courant du mois de janvier pour les candidats hors de France. 
     
    Les dossiers de candidature seront traités par ordre de réception.  



  • Urgent : Temporary replacement in French (available now until June 2024)

    Do you dream of joining a school that prepares students from diverse backgrounds to become responsible and engaged global citizens? 
    Do you dream of working in a caring and innovative, multilingual and multicultural environment?

    Join our vibrant and dedicated faculty community. 

    Job summary:
    You'd be teaching French to several groups of students, in Middle School (Y6 and Y7), and High School (Y10 and Y12), following the French education program. 
     
    Qualifications: 
    • Experience in teaching, writing, mentoring, and good communication skills.
    • Experience preferred in the middle school (high school is a plus)
    • Proven ability to effectively communicate with students, colleagues, parents, and leadership team
    • Thorough understanding of how current learning and teaching styles affect education.
    • Strong creative thinking and organization skills.
    • Sound knowledge of curriculum to French national standards

    Education, Experience, and Requirements:
    • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in education or related field.
    • Recent teaching experience as a middle school teacher or a similar role.
    • Proven commitment to student welfare and educational excellence.

    Compensation: 
    • For days with 3 teaching periods or less= $110/period
    • For day with 4 teaching periods or more= $330/day
     
    Please submit your application and be sure to include your cover letter, your resume, and your certification at www.lfny.org/hr/teaching
     
    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 will only hire a candidate who is lawfully authorized to work in the United States as of the date employment is to begin.

Academic Positions

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  • Head of High School - July 1st, 2024

    The Lycée Français de New York seeks candidates for the position of Head of High School, to start on July 1, 2024. This is an exciting opportunity for talented, bilingual leaders who possess a thorough understanding of both the French and American systems of education and embrace this unique melding of two cultures in a truly bilingual setting.
    Click here to view the full job posting.
  • High School Counselor 2024-2025 School Year

    The Lycée Francais de New York is seeking a High School counselor/LCSW/Psychologue de l'Education to work closely with students in grades 9-12. 
    The ideal candidate will have a solid experience within the school environment and with the unique needs of High school students in a bilingual and multicultural setting. They will be skilled at collaborating and working with students, faculty and families alike.
    Emphasis will be placed on counseling students on an individual or small group basis in the support of personal problems as related to peers, home and family, health, and emotional adjustment utilizing short-term counseling and solutions-oriented strategies. 
     
    Essential duties and responsibilities 
    Reporting to the Director of Student Specialized Support, and working within the Specialized Support team, the essential duties and responsibilities of the High School Counselor/ Psychologue de l'Education will include:
    • Maintaining a caseload and providing individual and group counseling services for students 
    • Consulting with parents, faculty, school administrators, regarding student adjustment issues
    • Supporting students with crisis management interventions (safety assessment, support, collaboration, referral)
    • Providing resources and referrals to students, parents, faculty and staff.
    • Collaborating with other members of the school team engaged in work related to student support: Psychologist, Deans of students, advisors to develop and organize, students, staff and parent discussions, events and training on topics related to mental health.
    • Collaborating within the Specialized Support Team to discuss students and participate in building support plans including all aspects of the student's difficulties.
    • Organizing the response to the DOE for IESP meetings and acting as liaison.
    • Collaborating with teachers to help put in place those plans within the classroom.
    • Maintaining records and their confidentiality. 
    • Responding to school crisis and emergency situations by collaborating with the Director of Specialized Support, the Deans of students and the Head of Division and Director of Secondary, others as needed
    • Interpreting psycho-educational testing results or other metrics, and making recommendations for action based upon these results to teachers and parents in collaboration with the Specialized Support Teachers .
    • Adhering to ethical standards of the counseling profession, and abiding by the laws, policies, and procedures that govern the schools.
    • Performing other duties as assigned 

    The Lycée does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, veteran status, sex, age or sexual orientation in employment, admission of students or in providing its services in any manner.

    Qualifications
    The ideal candidate must have:
    • Master’s degree in school counseling
    • LCSW or Psychologue de l'Education certification
    • Minimum of five years of experience in Secondary schools. The ability to speak French and English is required.   
    Requirements
    He or she will be a collaborative and supportive member of the school community who, while demonstrating other important qualities:
    • Models caring, respect, patience, and appreciation of differences 
    • Provides a safe environment for students
    • Upholds school, employee and family confidentiality
    • Participates in effective communication that is responsible, descriptive, and nonjudgmental
    • Adheres to all school policies and procedures 
    • As needed offers support during after-hours
    • Likes to work with people and create solutions

    Annual salary range: $65,870-$139,510
    *The above range indicates steps 1 to 25 of the current internal pay grid.

    Please submit your application and be sure to include your cover letter, your resume, and your certification at http://www.lfny.org/hr/teaching

    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.
  • Part time lunch/recess assistant for Elementary grades - 2022-23 School Year

    Days: Monday through Friday from 10:00 AM to 1 PM
    French language required.
    Ideal candidate has worked with children before (camp counselor, youth groups, etc...). Must be punctual, reliable and energetic. 
    Must have a work visa, Green card or US citizenship.

    Kindly click here to submit your application.

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.

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