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.
The Lycée Français de New York 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.

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

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.

Open Positions

Teacher Positions

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Administrative Openings

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  • Audio Visual and Auditorium Manager (Attractive compensation)

    The Audio Visual and Auditorium Manager works autonomously and regularly exercises independent discretion and judgment over matters of significance to the Lycée.  The primary duties of the Audio Visual & Auditorium Director entail designing, implementing, and supervising the highest quality of events (student & professional shows, music, dance and theater performances, concerts, conferences & panels, movie projections, presentations,etc.) in the school's 350+ seat auditorium hosting the Lycée Français de New York Cultural Center, in collaboration with various stakeholders and with the support of the A/V assistant(s) and other staff when needed.
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  • Maintenance Cleaning Position

    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.

    At the Lycée, “the student is at the center of the system.”  All staff is expected to show respect for each student. Team spirit is key, as the maintenance staff work in a team.

    All employees should truly and enthusiastically believe in the Lycée’s Mission supporting the vision of the Head of School and the Board of Trustees. The maintenance staff should be 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 the English language and to develop a familiarity and understanding of the Lycée's multicultural environment.

    *The schedule includes a 40 hour week which includes one hour per day for lunch/break [the five (5) lunch/break hours do not count as hours worked in determining overtime pay].  Individual actual work-hours will be scheduled, according to the needs of the school (i.e. such as 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. or 3 a.m. to 11 p.m., or any other combination of schedule). The building normally operates from Mon. thru Fri. 6am till 11pm.

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Academic Positions

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  • Assistant Secondary/Grade Coordinator

    The Secondary Assistant/Grade Coordinator’s main responsibilities are as defined as insuring the students’ safety at all times and enforcing rules and regulations.  As a grade coordinator, he/she is in charge of the daily overseeing of one or two grade levels, in terms of presence, punctuality, social interactions and academic progression, and implementation of the school rules, in constant liaison with the Director of Student Life, advisors, teachers, Specialized Support, the Secondary Assistant Secondary/Grade Coordinator, the Administration and parents.

    To account for certain organizational demands, the Secondary Assistant/ Grade Coordinator 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 supervision of exams) requiring their presence.

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  • Part time lunch/recess/after-school assistant for primary grades

    Days: Monday through Friday
    Lunch/recess times: 10:30 AM to 1 PM
    After-school: until 6 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.
    Faire acte de candidature auprès des Ressources humaines via le lien http://www.lfny.org/hr/primaryassistant en complétant la grille de recrutement Web et en téléchargeant les documents nécessaires (lettre de motivation, cv).