Junior French Teacher

Junior French Teacher

Urban Academy is a rapidly growing independent school in New Westminster located in a beautiful new facility across the street from Braid Street Skytrain Station. Our mission is to empower creative and courageous leadership by delivering exceptional education through the integration of arts, science, and technology. We value creativity, collaboration, technology, the outdoors and the arts as means through which we can offer excellence in education. 

Urban Academy is currently inviting dedicated, team-oriented teachers to apply for our Junior School French Teacher position for the 2023-2024 school year.


Faculty are required to support the school’s co-curricular program. The co-curricular program includes recreational athletics, competitive athletics, and academic clubs. Faculty are expected to attend collaborative staff meetings and to serve on committees, if required.


Expectations and Responsibilities:

Build a strong rapport with students and support their social and emotional development
Demonstrate active commitment to student learning and success; be able to understand the needs of students while engaging them as active learners in the classroom.
Plan and deliver an engaging and interactive French Additional Language program for Junior School students 
Develop subject-specific standards to inform teaching, evaluation, and reporting.
Utilize outcome-based formative and summative assessment strategies to evaluate growth in students’ acquisition of the French language and provide regular, constructive feedback to the students on their progress.
Collaborate with colleagues in the Languages department to align planning, instruction, and assessment.  
Communicate students’ needs and goals with the parents regularly and in a timely manner.
Make relevant and innovative use of multiple technologies in the classroom, to enhance teaching and learning
Include diverse voices and perspectives in planning and delivery of learning experiences, including Indigenous, local, and global worldviews
Participate actively in professional development opportunities and training programs. 




Post-secondary degree in the area of Elementary Education.
Valid BC Teaching Certificate, or the ability to obtain one. 
Oral and written fluency in French; undergraduate studies in French an asset.
Experience teaching French at the primary level.
Knowledge of pedagogical trends through continued reading and relevant recent professional development.  
Strong classroom management abilities.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Strong problem-solving and organizational skills.
Superior EQ skills in self-awareness, self-management, social agility, impact and influence. 
Please visit our website (www.urbanacademy.ca) to learn more about UA’s wonderful school life  and see if this is the type of environment that you feel you could thrive in, and contribute to. At Urban Academy, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring a barrier-free work environment. We welcome applications from all qualified job seekers, from BIPOC (black, indigenous, and people of colour), persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQ (persons of all sexual orientations and genders). If you are an applicant with a disability, we will work with you to make reasonable workplace accommodations you may need for your best work performance.


Urban Academy offers a comprehensive total compensation package including health benefits and RRSP program.


We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, but only those candidates who are short-listed will be contacted. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.


Please email your cover letter and resumé to [email protected]

To apply for this job email your details to careers@urbanacademy.ca.

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