Working at the Lycée

Our staff forms the cornerstone of the remarkable education we provide. A diverse and growing team, employees of the Lycée Français de New York are dynamic, energetic, intelligent, team-oriented, hard-working and friendly. We look to employ people who exemplify the characteristics so important to us - including a love of education - and who seek challenging and rewarding careers. This page offers you the opportunity to apply to teaching positions, administrative positions and gives an overview of our benefits.

Teachers Recruitment Campaign for 2017-18

The Recruitment Campaign has already started.

The Lycée Français de New York is accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year.
To apply for a teacher position please go to the position application page and send your complete application file (cover letter, Resume and inspection report (for licensed teachers or reference letter for non-licensed teachers)).

In addition to the complete application file, please fill-in the application form here:

Click here to apply for the 2017-2018 school year.

For further general information and review the benefits regarding a position, please find below the information sheet:

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The complete applications will be considered as we receive them. The interviews will take place during the second week of February 2017.

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The Lycée Français de New York is an equal opportunity employer.

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Open Administrative Positions

Chief Finance & Operations Officer

Spring 2017

The Position
For the position of Chief Finance & Operations Officer (CFOO), the Lycée Français de New York seeks an organized and goal-oriented manager who will embrace the culture and values of the institution, possess an understanding of and appreciation for both French and American cultures, and respect the operational pace of an innovative institution with high standards and expectations. Occupying a unique niche in the New York independent school scene while also serving a diverse and multinational population, the Lycée offers it next CFOO an opportunity to play a prominent senior administrative role, working closely with the Head of School and Board members, overseeing roughly 38 staff members working in three separate departments – Business Office, Facilities, and Human Resources, and working collaboratively with IT on strategic, budget, and personnel matters.

The ideal candidate will assist in the implementation of the 2015 strategic plan, which articulates a bold vision for the future of the Lycée’s academic program, facilities, and reputation. Recent years have seen significant changes at the Lycée, with improvements in faculty roles, responsibilities and remuneration, the opening of the York Wing, and advances in student-centered learning. The new CFOO will work with the Head of School to continue this progress, serving as a key strategic partner and sounding board.

Moreover, the new CFOO will be integral in developing the school’s full adoption of digitalization in all of its processes and will help create performance metrics across the financial and operational spectrum that will inform strategic planning and decision making in a major way. The new CFOO will understand education, be an avid learner and listener, and will be a public presence in the life of the Lycée. Finally, the CFOO will play an important role in facilitating the transition to a new Head of School beginning in the summer of 2018.

More Information
For a complete job description, please click here.

To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically in one email and as separate documents (preferably PDFs) the following materials:

  • A cover letter expressing their interest in the Chief Finance & Operations Officer position
  • A current résumé
  • A list of five (5) professional references with name, phone number, and email address of each to:

Greg Britton
Managing Associate, Search & Consulting Operations
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John Clark
Senior Search Consultant
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Associate Director of College Counseling

Lycée Français de New York, a pre-K through twelfth grade coeducational, bilingual, independent day school in Manhattan, serving 1,330 students, seeks an Associate Director of College Counseling.  Founded in 1935 and regarded as one of the most renowned bilingual, international and multicultural schools in North America, Lycée Français de New York (LFNY) is accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools, the New York State Board of Regents, and the French Ministry of National Education. LFNY is located in a state-of-the-art single-campus building located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York.

The Position

Reporting to the Director of College Counseling, the Associate Director joins a collaborative team of colleagues in a newly created position.  All job responsibilities revolve around providing personalized US college admissions and financial aid counseling to all students and their families. The Associate Director is responsible for composing original letters of recommendation for assigned students, participating in and improving dynamic group presentations for students and parents, meeting established deadlines, handling confidential materials with discretion, and contributing to the planning and management of office programs and policies. The Associate Director works closely and collaboratively with Lycée faculty and staff, represents the Lycée to college admissions representatives, and assists in the administration of AP and PSAT examinations. In addition, the Associate Director of College Counseling is responsible for visiting college campuses and actively participating in professional conferences, engaging in school community life, and educating all Lycée constituents on the landscape of both national and international college admissions. The Associate Director is also responsible for supporting new and effective methods for helping admission offices understand the high caliber of the Lycée, its curriculum, and its students.


A Bachelor’s degree is required.  The ideal candidate will have five or more years of experience in either college admissions counseling or in US selective university admissions and financial aid.  Strong skills in listening, counseling, written and verbal communication, public speaking and technology are necessary.  Candidates must be able to connect with a diverse group of students and parents and have an interest in working in a vibrant international community.  Knowledge of French is helpful but not required.  Strong organizational and time management skills are required and the successful candidate must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends to support college counseling programs and to travel to colleges and conferences.  Candidates must be in possession of a valid driver’s license.

Application and Nomination

Applications must be submitted online by using the link provided, and any required supporting documentation (cover letter and resume) must be uploaded via the application form.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will remain open until filled.

Digital Learning Integrator (Secondary School)

Schedule: Full Time (40 Hours), School Year (Mid-August through June)

Start Date: August 14, 2017

Reporting: Director of Digital Learning

Professional duties

  • Develop a curriculum for and teach middle school computer science classes.
  • Collaborate and co-teach with subject teachers and the digital learning team (Maker Integrator, Media Integrator, Primary School Integrator) in the implementation of projects.
  • Design, coordinate and provide instructional technology in-service opportunities for students, faculty and staff, including orientation training for new and returning faculty during the last two-weeks of August.
  • Serve as an advisor for 8-12 students
  • Develop a culture of technology use and digital citizenship among students and faculty.
  • Stay up to date with the latest research and trends in the field.
  • Lead a group of faculty members who are leaders in technology integration through the “technology ambassador program”.
  • Lead student groups committed to influencing technology use at the Lycée.
  • Contribute to an environment that encourages creative and independent use of instructional technology throughout the school.
  • Model effective uses of current and new instructional technology inside and outside the classroom for teachers and students.
  • Provide input regarding school-wide and division-wide technology initiatives, policies and pilot programs.
  • Plan and lead technology-related extracurricular activities (for additional compensation).

Technology Management

  • Submit order requests for and maintain equipment, software and supplies related to the teaching of computer science classes
  • Maintain the schedule for various equipment.
  • Assure that all purchases and activities are within the budget constraints assigned
  • Provide training opportunities for teachers and students, on-site and via an online resource center.
  • Work closely with the 1:1/BYOD coordinator to establish policies and procedures related to the 1:1 and BYOD programs. Work together to assure continuity of support for students and staff.
  • Report common technical issues to the IT team.
  • Provide level I support to teachers and students.

Desired Skills/Abilities/Knowledge/Experience


  • Passion for education
  • Patience and empathy
  • Self motivated and independent
  • Flexible and Non-judgmental
  • Collaborative
  • Creative thinker and problem solver
  • Change management skills
  • Love of technology as a tool for teaching and learning
  • Experience teaching computer science
  • Understanding of curriculum, teaching, learning, and students’ and teachers’ needs
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills
  • Minimum 3 years experience in an educational setting
  • Experience working with Secondary (6th through 12th grade) grade levels
  • Bachelor’s degree or French equivalent


  • Experience in a 1:1 iPad and/or BYOD environment
  • Experience with project based learning
  • Experience with online/blended learning
  • Ability to communicate in French and in English
  • Familiarity with the French Curriculum
  • Masters in Educational Technology or related field
  • Familiarity with: iOS, OSX, Windows and mainstream applications (MS Office, Adobe CS, etc) Web Tools Google Apps for Education Using iPads and laptops in the classroom Interactive Whiteboards (SMART) Filmmaking and video editing Fabrication: 3D Printing and Makerspaces

Applications must be submitted online by using the link provided, and any required supporting documentation (cover letter and resume) must be uploaded via the application form. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will remain open until filled.


Database Manager

The Lycée Français de New York (LFNY), a world-leading independent bilingual French K-12, relies deeply on data for all aspects of the school’s life, among which : pedagogical innovation, business operations, marketing and development.

Maintaining data integrity, security, reliability as well as a seamless data flow are key elements of our strategic goals’ achievement.

The Lycée Français de New York is seeking a full-time exempt Database Manager reporting to the Director of Technology.

Responsibilities include :

  • Maintaining accurate data system inventory and database relationship schema
  • Writing, maintaining and enforcing all data-related procedures and protocols, based on school needs and best practices. Ensuring data compliance with legal regulations
  • Auditing processes and controlling data integrity across all databases and advising/taking on preventive/cleaning measures
  • Ensuring data security and redundancy
  • Providing data-oriented support and training on systems, procedures, best practices, reporting and data analysis to all departments
  • Data reporting and business-oriented analysis. Maintaining data and key performance indicator (KPI) dashboard
  • Facilitating new data system’s integration in the existing school’s environment and assisting various departments for new data-related initiatives
  • Creating and maintaining digital student files
  • Coordinating and facilitating data team meetings

Skills and competencies :

  • Strong analytical and organisational skills.
  • Strong project-management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Knowledge of data modeling
  • Knowledge of relational database management systems (RDBMS), object oriented database management systems (OODBMS) and XML database management systems
  • Experience with database software/web applications
  • Fluency in data management and reporting tools
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills and ability to adapt communication to a specific audience
  • Pro-active, positive team player
  • Curious and inventive mindset
  • Understanding and sensitivity to work effectively in an international, multicultural environment
  • Motivation for learning through professional development and certification training
  • Up-to-date knowledge of technology

Requirements :

  • Master’s Degree in information technology, statistics or a related field and seven years experience in data management.
  • Bilingual French/English
  • SQL, XML, Excel proficiency
  • Experience in corporate data consulting is a plus
  • Blackbaud/ON products experience is a plus

Working Conditions :

  • Some work during extended hours and on weekends is required.

LFNY is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse staff and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. 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.

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Lycée provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment.

Development Research Associate and Event Coordinator

The Lycée Français de New York, a leading bilingual independent school in Manhattan, is seeking a Development Research Associate and Event Coordinator. Reporting to the Director of Development, the administrative position will support the institutional research needs and the annual fundraising events of the Development Office. Responsibilities include writing articles for inclusion in institutional publications; identifying donor prospects; creating biographical reports; conducting research for funding opportunities through foundations and grants; planning and implementing the annual fund-raising auction, including organizing Gala auction items, tables/ticket sales, and corporate sponsorship; and managing extensive data to support the activities of the Gala.

The candidate must have fundraising experience, preferably in an educational environment. We are looking for a creative, detail-oriented, resourceful, well-organized team player, fluent in English and if possible French with a demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment. Expertise in Raiser’s Edge and proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and database software are required. Applications must be submitted online by using the link provided below and the required documents (cover letter, resume, salary requirements and a writing sample) must be uploaded via:

Lycée provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment.

Published on 5/17/2016


Part-time lunch/recess/for primary grades

Days: Monday through Friday
Lunch/recess times: 10:30 AM to 1 PM
French language preferred.
Ideal candidate has worked with children before (camp counselor, youth groups, etc…). Must be punctual, reliable and energetic. Must have work visa, Green card or US citizenship. Applications must be submitted online by using the link provided, and any required supporting documentation (cover letter, resume) must be uploaded via


To support and nurture our employees, we offer a competitive 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 employee has reached tenure mark
  • Generous paid vacation and holidays
  • Professional development opportunities

LFNY is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse staff and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. 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.


Did you know? The LFNY offers generous benefits and grants to further the professional development of its staff. Read about the research conducted by a faculty member thanks to a Summer Grant.

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