Upper School French Teacher

    • Job Tracking ID: 512681-802830
    • Job Location: Redmond, WA
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: October 26, 2022
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: August 1, 2022
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Job Description:

Job Title*: Upper School French Teacher 

Position Type: Faculty, Exempt, Full-time, 10-mo. 

Reports to: Upper School Division Head 

Closing Date: When Filled 

Start Date: August 2022 for 2022-2023 Academic Year 

Salary: Dependent on Experience 

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement 


Why you should work at The Bear Creek School.

Bear Creek is a vibrant community of faculty and staff committed to the mission, offering many ways for students and adults to learn, play, and serve together in an inclusive, caring environment.

At The Bear Creek School, a Christian classical education serves as a powerful framework for teaching and inspiring students. It exposes students to quality by introducing them to the great minds, great works, great events, great discoveries, and great art of the centuries. We believe knowledge which endures is worth student attention; we believe studying minds of the past helps us understand and shape our future; we believe wisdom is developed by reflectively considering ideas in light of the Christian worldview.

Your Role.

Bear Creek is currently seeking an Upper School French Teacher. This individual teaches French using a Christian Classical Education model to implement a highly academic enriched curriculum.

As a member of The Bear Creek School, you belong to a vibrant preschool - grade 12 community fully committed to the mission of our school: to provide a high-quality, Christian liberal arts education in a nurturing environment that will enable each student to become the individual God intends.

In preparing students to engage the world with wisdom, compassion, and courage, we seek caring, dedicated faculty and staff ho embrace their Christian faith, model Biblical values, share a love for learning and a commitment to excellence, and will nurture and challenge students. Our liberal arts model supports an academically rigorous curriculum, tightly integrated within a Christian worldview.

We are seeking an individual who will…

  • Teach using the target language, creating a full classroom immersion experience 
  • Teach by observing native expression and proceed by steps to comprehension 
  • Present vocabulary and new structures in authentic contexts 
  • Target listening comprehension. oral production, reading and writing 
  • Provide opportunity to listen and comprehend native speakers 
  • Use different media to provide a variety of contacts with native culture 

For the full job description, or to view all jobs at The Bear Creek School or APPLY, go to https://www.tbcs.org/employment.


Required Experience and Education.

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree 
  • A degree in the specific content area and/or a teaching credential preferred 
  • Experience working with post-elementary students preferred 
  • Familiarity with classical methodology and Christian Worldview integration preferred 
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer. No sponsorship is available for this position 

Your Primary Responsibilities.

  • Prepare weekly lesson plans, available for review by Division Head and Department Chair 
  • Maintain classroom management conducive to learning 
  • Actively ensure academic growth in every student by utilizing a variety of instructional techniques 
  • Keep accurate attendance records 
  • Complete progress and grade reports for each student in a timely manner using school guidelines 
  • Arrange and direct field trips as appropriate 
  • Attend weekly teachers’ or departmental meetings 
  • Attend school events outside regular school hours including, but not limited to: ice breakers, curriculum night, new family events, fine & performing arts performances, student socials, open houses, & professional development sessions 
  • Provide supervision for an advisory group, break periods, or other supervision as necessary 
  • Dress in a professional manner 
  • Keep classroom neat and pleasant in appearance 

It's more than a Job. As a part of our community, you also need to:

  • Positively support the school’s policies and practices and work collaboratively in a professional organization 
  • Be truthful, positive, and purposeful when communicating with others 
  • Use strong written and oral communication skills to transfer thoughts and express ideas 
  • Be flexible and adaptable in dealing with new, different or changing requirements 
  • Maintain confidentiality and security of information. 
  • Hold self and others accountable to accomplish results 
  • Be effective in handling multiple concurrent tasks 
  • Be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite, ability to learn and work with the school’s integrated data-based software package and online curriculum tools as needed 
  • Adhere to biblical standards in all areas of conduct 

You must meet the following physical requirements.

  • Ability to lecture, and move freely about the classroom 
  • Able to make visual and auditory evaluation of student work and performance 


Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement



The Bear Creek School is an equal opportunity employer and is required by law to perform background checks on selected qualified candidates. All employees of The Bear Creek School must agree to carry out their responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with The Bear Creek School’s Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, Employee Handbook, and conduct themselves in a manner consistent with Biblical standards.

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees and students.