Join the FIAF Team

The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) is a multi-disciplinary educational and cultural organization with locations in Manhattan, New York and Montclair, New Jersey. Its mission is to promote and enhance the knowledge and appreciation of French and francophone cultures, to increase the knowledge of the French language, and to encourage interaction among French, francophone and American people through education and cultural programs. FIAF has an extensive Language Center offering hundreds of French classes, a French Library, and cutting-edge cultural programs ranging from cinema and performing arts to visual arts, including two major annual festivals, and school outreach programs.

FIAF is an American, private, not-for-profit 501(c)(3), non-governmental organization incorporated in the state of New York.

Current Career Opportunities at FIAF

Job Title: Director of Individual Giving
Department: Development
Reports to: Vice President of Development
Designation: Exempt / Full-Time
Salary: $90,000-$100,000

Position Overview:
FIAF is seeking an experienced Director of Individual Giving to be an integral part of our dynamic External Affairs team. Reporting to the Vice President of Development, the Director of Individual Giving will join the organization at a thrilling time of growth and development. This role offers a unique opportunity to design new programs and creatively engage a diverse community of supporters. The Director of Individual Giving will oversee FIAF’s individual giving program, targeting both general operating support and restricted support for key educational and arts initiatives. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of building programs for sustained giving, and be passionate about the arts and education with a genuine interest in deploying their fundraising skills in a vibrant non-profit organization.

Responsibilities:
• Create and lead a new strategy focused on high-impact individual giving, in conjunction with existing and future patron groups
• Design compelling cases of support for our programs, in partnership with relevant program officers
• Develop creative strategies for cultivation and stewardship. Plan and execute donor cultivation events
• Manage a portfolio of donors and prospects, serving as a direct liaison and overseeing
• Lead department research on existing constituents, new prospect research upgrades. Oversee the advancement of the moves management system to meet objectives
• Conceptualize, create and manage a dynamic annual and long-term individual fundraising strategy, including digital fundraising, direct mail campaigns, and monthly giving program as appropriate
• Develop a planned giving communication strategy and plan for any patron groups necessary
• Work with database administrator to develop and deliver donor analysis reports, utilize data and metrics to benchmark efforts and develop programs
• Work within the external affairs team to align individual-giving goals and actions with the global strategy that includes Board engagement, fundraising events, institutional fundraising, major gift campaigns, and membership
• Set ambitious growth goals; develop and execute a strategy to attain them
• Ensure accurate gift recording, tracking and acknowledgement
• Inspire the team to collectively build a broad sense of community around FIAF’s mission, programs and audiences served

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Knowledge of New York City philanthropic network, best practices and resources, with a focus on the arts and educational sectors
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills to engage with key stakeholders
• Excellent writing, editing, research, proofreading and budgeting skills, with exceptional attention to detail
• Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, meet multiple deadlines, and manage projects
• Discretion in handling confidential information, ability to exercise good judgment and initiative
• Proficiency with basic computer skills (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.) Proficiency with Raiser’s Edge database or another constituent database preferred
• Knowledge of French is appreciated, but not required
• Positive attitude, team player, sense of humor
• All candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.
• Fully vaccinated against COVID-19
• Bachelor’s degree desirable
• At least 7-9 years of successful, front-line fundraising experience, with a primary focus on individual giving. Ideally this experience would have been at a non-profit educational or cultural institution

Benefits:
• Good holiday package
• 403(b)
• Dental insurance
• Vision insurance
• Health insurance
• FIAF Membership and employee discount

To Apply: Qualified applicants should send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to careers@fiaf.org.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the large number of applicants we receive, we will only be able to contact those that we would like to meet for interviews. No phone calls please.

FIAF is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, marital status, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, citizenship status protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Title: Film Curator
Department: Programming
Reports to: Director of Programming and Cultural Affairs
Designation: Exempt / Full-Time
Salary: $80,000-$95,000

About FIAF:
The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) is the leading French language and cultural center in the U.S. Since 1898, FIAF has been dedicated to creating and offering New Yorkers innovative and unique programs in education and the arts, all exploring the evolving diversity and richness of French cultures.

Position Overview:
FIAF is seeking a dynamic, creative, and experienced Film Curator to join its team. The position involves reimagining FIAF’s film program at large to propose a strategic vision for presenting French and Francophone films throughout the year. The Film Curator will play a critical role in program development, film selection, and fostering partnerships to enhance FIAF’s visibility and impact in the film and cultural community. This position reports directly to the Director of Cultural Affairs.

Responsibilities:
• Develop and implement a strategic vision to increase visibility, attendance and build a more diverse audience for film programming at FIAF
• Curate and organize regular screenings that align with the institutional mission and overall programming vision, including its flagship festivals Crossing the Line and Animation First
• Build and maintain relationships with filmmakers, distributors, cultural institutions, and industry professionals
• Collaborate with the Marketing and Communications team to promote film screenings and festivals
• Help develop compelling promotional materials for film programs
• Organize and host screenings, including introductions and Q&A sessions with filmmakers and other guests
• Work closely with the Director of Cultural Affairs to set programming goals and budgets
• Stay abreast of trends in cinema, with a particular focus on French and Francophone films

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in film studies, arts administration, or related field. A master’s degree is preferred
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in film programming, film festival organization, or a related field
• Strong knowledge of French and Francophone cinema
• Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
• Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Proficiency in French preferred, but not essential
• Fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Benefits:
• Paid leave
• 403(b)
• Dental insurance
• Vision insurance
• Health insurance
• FIAF Membership and employee discount

To Apply: Resume and cover letter in French or English must be sent by email to Human Resources, at poleas@fiaf.org. Three references are also required

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the large number of applicants we receive, we will only be able to contact those that we would like to meet for interviews. No phone calls please.

FIAF is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, marital status, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, citizenship status protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Title: Preschool Teacher
Department: Language Center Preschool, Manhattan
Reports to: Preschool Director
Designation: Non-Exempt Full-Time

Position Overview:
FIAF is looking for a full-time Preschool Teacher for its Preschool, an immersion French program designed for toddlers and preschoolers (ages 2.5 to 4.5). The teacher will be responsible for planning and implementing developmentally appropriate activities designed to teach French, while promoting social, emotional, cognitive, and physical growth in toddler and preschool-aged children.

The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) is the leading French language and cultural center in the U.S. Since 1898, FIAF has been dedicated to creating and offering New Yorkers innovative and unique programs in education and the arts, all exploring the evolving diversity and richness of French cultures. The FIAF Language Center is the largest language school dedicated to teaching the French language in the tri-state area and welcomes more than 7,000 registrations annually. The FIAF Preschool is located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Our mission is to provide a joyful entry into French language and culture, combining the best of the école maternelle and American preschool experience to help each child reach his/her full potential.

Responsibilities:
• Foster enthusiasm for active participation in the learning process
• Understand the developmental milestones of young children
• Promote learning in the areas of social-emotional, language, cognitive, and physical development
• Plan and implement an age-appropriate, challenging curriculum for children. Develop lesson plans that are meaningful and age appropriate
• Provide a wide variety of learning opportunities, including individual, both for small and large group activities, both indoors and outdoors
• Listen and respond to parents’ and caregivers’ concerns in a responsible, constructive, and resourceful manner
• Attend weekly lesson-planning meetings
• Establish and maintain appropriate standards of student behavior utilizing a variety of behavior management strategies and techniques
• Actively seek opportunities for professional development in early childhood education
• Ensure the physical safety of children through anticipation and removal of hazards, visual observation of children active or at rest, and by appropriately responding to potential injuries
• Work in a team, share information, and build positive working relationships
• Actively support the school’s philosophy and community and enforce its policies
• Integrate meaningful and appropriate use of technology within the curriculum

Qualifications
• Be a native speakers (or have an equivalent level) of French
• Be fluent in English
• Have a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education
• Have at least two years of experience in a preschool setting of which at least one year in a French immersion program
• All candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S for any employer
• Be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements. Candidates will also submit the title of a French book suitable for 3-year-old preschool-aged children including a progression and one sequence preparation to: Pascale Fabre at pfabre@fiaf.org and to careers@fiaf.org

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the large number of applicants we receive, we will only be able to contact those that we would like to meet for interviews. No phone calls please.

FIAF is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, marital status, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, citizenship status protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Title: Preschool Assistant Teacher (Interim)
Department: Language Center | Preschool, Manhattan
Reports to: Preschool Director
Designation: Non-Exempt Full-Time
Work Hours:  8:30am- 4:30pm

Start Date: April 1, 2024
End Date: June 11, 2024

The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), is looking for a full-time Interim Preschool Assistant-Teacher for its preschool, an immersion French program designed for toddlers and preschoolers (ages 2.5 to 4.5). The Preschool Assistant Teacher will assist the Preschool Teacher.

ABOUT FIAF
The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) is the leading French language and cultural center in the U.S. Since 1898, FIAF has been dedicated to creating and offering New Yorkers innovative and unique programs in education and the arts, all exploring the evolving diversity and richness of French cultures.

The FIAF Language Center is the largest language school dedicated to teaching the French language in the tri-state area. With more than 5,000 registrations annually, we offer French in two convenient locations: Manhattan’s Upper East Side and Montclair, NJ.

In conjunction with its adult French language learning program, FIAF offers French language learning programs for toddlers (ages 1-4), kids (5-10) and teens (11-17) from beginner to advanced levels, including French for native speakers.

Our program offers a high level of language instruction through curricula that are specially designed to meet children’s pedagogical needs at every stage of their development. All our classes provide an integrated approach to French language and culture.

Since 2012, the FIAF Preschool has been offering a French immersion program for toddlers ages 2½ to 5 in two separate classes/classrooms.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist head teacher in the implementation of the curriculum.
  • Provide for the physical safety of children through anticipation and removal of dangers, observation of children at play or at rest, and by appropriately responding to injuries.
  • Help children with daily tasks and activities.
  • Help children with transitions and foster their autonomy.
  • Replace head teacher when necessary.
  • Respect school’s philosophy and policies.
  • Assist in conducting part of the program remotely and online, if necessary

Qualifications

  • Native French-speaker or equivalent proficiency, ability to communicate clearly in English
  • High school diploma with some college credits (Bachelor’s degree with some education or early childhood credits preferred) and/or a DOH-approved study plan
  • Have at least 1 year of comparable experience (French immersion or bilingual program)
  • Service-oriented attitude
  • All candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19

The FIAF Preschool is located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Our mission is to provide a joyful entry into French language and culture, combining the best of the école maternelle and American preschool experience to help each child reach his/her full potential.

To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to the Human Resources Department at careers@fiaf.org

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the large number of applicants we receive, we will only be able to contact those that we would like to meet for interviews.

FIAF is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, marital status, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, citizenship status protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Title: After-School Assistant
Department: Language Center Montclair
Reports to: Montclair Language Center Manager
Designation: Non-exempt Hourly Position
Remuneration: $18/hour
Application Deadline: May 30, 2024

The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) in Montclair is looking for an After-school Assistant. Under the supervision of the Language Center Manager, the Assistant is responsible for planning, organizing, and leading daily after-school activities such as games, crafts, etc. for children enrolled in extended care.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide a warm and caring atmosphere for children.
  • Maintain a safe environment for children.
  • Prepare and implement after-school activities that are developmentally appropriate for the age of the children, such as games, crafts, etc.
  • Keep the room neat and orderly.
  • Follow and enforce all safety policies.
  • Assist with children check‐out.
  • Communicate with the parents through daily pick‐up.

Qualifications:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Intermediate to advanced level of spoken French, enough to understand and speak with children, teachers, and parents without relying on English.
  • Previous experience working with preschool aged children (babysitting, camp counselor, nanny, au pair…)
  • Possess basic knowledge and understanding of preschool aged children.
  • Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.
  • Be a self‐starter and perform their job with little supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, motivate students and lead groups.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to relate to individuals at all levels.

Schedules: The position of After-school Assistant is seasonal. 1 and 20 hours worked weekly between 2:30pm and 6:30pm, Monday through Friday (up to 222 days / 888 hours worked annually). The hours worked on a daily basis may vary; a work schedule will be issued on Friday for the following week.

Next Session Dates: Winter 2024 (January 2 – April 5), Spring 2024 (April 15 – June 20), Summer 2024 (June 24 – August 16), Fall 2024 (September to December, exact dates to be determined).

Holidays and Breaks School Year 2023-2024: Mon., Sept. 4 (Labor Day), Mon., Sep. 25 (Yom Kippur), Mon., Oct. 9 (Columbus Day), Mon. – Fr., Nov.20-24 (Thanksgiving Break), Mon. – Fr., Dec. 25-29 (Winter Break), Mon., Jan. 1 (New Year), Mon., Jan. 15 (MLK’s Day), Mon., Feb. 19, (President’s Day), Mon. – Fri. Apr. 8-12 (Spring Break), Fri. – Mon., May 27 (Memorial Day), Mon., June 19 (Juneteenth), Thu. Jul. 4 (Independence Day).

HOW TO APPLY
Please e-mail cover letter and resume in French to careers@fiaf.org.

About FIAF:
As an independent, not-for-profit organization, the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) is committed to providing our audience and students with engaging French language classes and audacious multi-disciplinary programming that celebrates the diversity of francophone cultures and creativity around the world. We are a welcoming and inclusive community for all ages and all backgrounds, where people can meet, learn, and explore the richness of our heritage and share discoveries. We strive to amplify voices and build bridges from the entire francophone world to New York and beyond.

FIAF Montclair is a branch of The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) in New York. It is the premier destination for French language in the tristate area, it offers French classes, for all ages and levels in Montclair, New Jersey. www.fiaf.org/newjersey. We are located at 17-19 Munn Street in Montclair, NJ.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the large number of applicants we receive, we will only be able to contact those that we would like to meet for interviews.

FIAF is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, marital status, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, citizenship status protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Title: Preschool Coordinator
Department: Language Center
Reports to: Preschool Director
Designation: Exempt
Salary: $60,000-$70,000

Start Date: February 19, 2024

About FIAF:
The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) is the leading French language and cultural center in the U.S. Since 1898, FIAF has been dedicated to creating and offering New Yorkers innovative and unique programs in education and the arts, all exploring the evolving diversity and richness of French cultures.

The FIAF Language Center is the largest language school dedicated to teaching the French language in the tri-state area. With more than 5,000 registrations annually, we offer French in two convenient locations: Manhattan’s Upper East Side and Montclair, NJ.

In conjunction with its adult French language learning program, FIAF offers French language learning programs for toddlers (ages 1-4), kids (5-10) and teens (11-17) from beginner to advanced levels, including French for native speakers.

Our program offers a high level of language instruction through curricula that are specially designed to meet children’s pedagogical needs at every stage of their development. All our classes provide an integrated approach to French language and culture.

Since 2012, the FIAF Preschool has been offering a French immersion program for toddlers ages 2½ to 5 in two separate classes/classrooms.

Position Overview:
The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), is looking for a full-time New York State certified Preschool Coordinator (Interim) for its preschool, an immersion French program designed for toddlers and preschoolers (ages 2.5 to 4.5).The coordinator will be responsible for helping with planning and implementing developmentally appropriate activities, while promoting social, emotional, cognitive, and physical growth in toddlers and preschool-aged children. The working hours are 10am-6pm.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as liaison between the administration and the teaching staff (two teachers and two assistants).
  • Develop enrichment activities for the children (arts, music, gym etc.)
  • Supervise children during lunch and recess.
  • Organize and chaperone field trips.
  • Ensure the physical safety of children through anticipation and removal of hazards, visual observation of children active or at rest, and by appropriately responding to potential injuries.
  • Work in a team, share information, and build positive working relationships.
  • Actively support the school’s philosophy and community and enforce its policies.
  • Develop and supervise activities for the after-school programs.

Qualifications/ Requirements:

  • Have a baccalaureate in early childhood education and valid certification issued by NY State Education Department
  • Have at least two years of experience in a pre-school
  • All candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19
  • (Optional) Knowledge of French is desirable.

Benefits:

  • Excellent holiday package: preschool vacations (approx.17 weeks)
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Professional development assistance

The FIAF Preschool is located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Our mission is to provide a joyful entry into French language and culture, combining the best of the école maternelle and American preschool experience to help each child reach his/her full potential.

To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to the Human Resources department at careers@fiaf.org.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the large number of applicants, we receive, we will only be able to contact those that we would like to meet for interviews.

FIAF is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, marital status, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, citizenship status protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Title: Part-Time Office Manager
Department: Finance & Administration
Reports to: HR Department
Designation: Non-exempt / part-time
Salary: $20.00 to $24.00 per hour

About FIAF:

FIAF is a multi-disciplinary educational and cultural organization located in midtown Manhattan. Its mission is to promote and enhance the knowledge and appreciation of French and francophone cultures, to increase the knowledge of the French language, and to encourage interaction among French, francophone and American people through education and cultural programs. FIAF has an extensive Language Center offering hundreds of French classes, a French Library, and cultural programs ranging from cinema and performing arts to visual arts and social event programs.

Position Overview:

The Office Manager plays an important role in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of the office environment. Their responsibilities encompass various administrative tasks, including (but not limited to) overseeing office supplies, mailing, and supporting all departments with general admin. They serve as a central point of contact for employees, clients, and vendors. Additionally, they are responsible for organizing office procedures and implementing systems to enhance productivity. Ultimately, their contribution is critical in fostering a productive and harmonious work environment.

Main responsibilities may include, but not be limited to:

Administration

• Mailing (including USPS, FEDEX, UPS etc.) including preparing summary for postage machine
• Troubleshooting and helping with any issues for copy machines, postage machines, etc. (liaising with copy machines servicing company)
• Liaising with vending machines located on the 4th floor
• Overseeing the coffee machines situated on different floors of the building, by maintaining milk and coffee supply to all staff daily. Clean and check machines weekly. Bring Nespresso recycling bags as they get full to Security for pick up by UPS
• Assisting with planning company employee events
• Providing clerical support when needed to assist clerical staff with assigned administrative duties
• Making copies of checks, recording on Excel spreadsheet, scanning checks to correct departments and to accounting
• Process and distribute mail to FIAF staff. Date everything with a stamp of the current date
• Getting signatures for orders or invoices from various departments
• Verifying and confirming of all vendors invoices for approval by departments heads

Supplies

• Ensuring that office, grounds, equipment, and supplies are maintained and serviced
• Preparing, negotiating, analyzing, and reviewing contracts for equipment, supplies, materials, services, and products
• Overseeing company-wide office supplies and needs (inventory, ordering, follow-up, pick-up, returns, etc.) Ordering all papers for the copy machines, both on the 3rd and 7th floors. In charge of ordering and managing inventory of FIAF stationery. In charge of ordering and managing business cards

Qualifications

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Superior ability to identify and solve problems
• Attention to detail and ability to multitask
• Willing to take initiative and work independently when needed
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
• Knowledge of basic administrative and clerical systems and procedures
• Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) or World Health Organization (WHO) authorized vaccine (or approved for an exemption as a reasonable. accommodation due to a qualified disability or sincerely held religious belief or other legal basis
• Legally authorized to work for any US employer
• 2+ years of relevant experience in office management or administrative assistance

Benefits:
• Excellent working environment
• Sick days
• FIAF Membership

To Apply: Resume and cover letter in French or English must be sent by email to careers@fiaf.org.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the large number of applicants we receive, we will only be able to contact those that we would like to meet for interviews. No phone calls please.

FIAF is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, marital status, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, citizenship status protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Le Centre de Langue du FIAF recrute des professeurs de FLE pour des cours en présentiel

Des professeurs de FLE pour ses programmes adultes
Des professeurs de FLE pour ses programmes enfants (1 à 17 ans)

                  • A Petits Pas (APP) : 1 à 4 ans
                  • Kids & Teens (K&T) : 5 à 17 ans

Pour ses 2 implantations :

                  • Manhattan (NY): 22 East 60th Street (entre Madison et Park Avenues)
                  • Montclair (NJ) : 17-19 Munn Street, 3rd Floor

Le ou la candidat(e) doit :

                  • Avoir une expérience de l’enseignement à des enfants et /ou des adolescents et/ou des adultes dans un même établissement pendant une durée minimale de 6 mois.
                  • Etre diplômé(e) en français langue étrangère (Master FLE, DAEFLE ou équivalent) ou en tant que maître des écoles.
                  • Etre dynamique, enthousiaste, consciencieux (se), créatif (ve), formé(e) aux nouvelles technologies, bon sens du relationnel avec les étudiants, les enfants et les parents, ouvert(e) au travail en équipe.
                  • Etre disponible en semaine et le samedi (emploi rémunéré à l’heure)
                    • En journée de 9h30 à 17h30 pour les enfants.
                    • Essentiellement en soirée de 17h45 à 21h pour les adultes (mais aussi en journée à partir de 9h30).
                    • Le samedi de 9h30 à 16h30

                    Dans tous les cas, les candidats doivent être :

                    • De langue maternelle française.
                    • Vaccinés contre la COVID-19 en conformité avec les exigences de l’Etat de New York, être vaccine ou se soumettre a un test hebdomadaire en conformité avec les exigences de l’Etat du New Jersey
                    • En possession d’un permis de travail américain. Le FIAF ne sponsorise pas ses professeurs pour un visa que ce soit administrativement ou financièrement.
                    • D’un niveau d’anglais égal ou supérieur à B1 (cf. CECR)

                    Quel(s) programme(s) vous intéresse(nt) ?

                    Votre candidature ne sera considérée comme complète et recevable qu’après réception de votre lettre de motivation (en français) ainsi que votre CV (incluant les coordonnées de deux recommandations).

                    • Manhattan : Pour le programme à petits pas (APP) pour les enfants de 1 à 4 ans et/ou le programme Kids & Teens pour les enfants et adolescents de 5 à 17 ans, envoyez votre candidature a Edith Boncompain eboncompain@fiaf.org
                      Pour le programme Adults, envoyez votre candidature a Guillaume Lefèvre glefevre@fiaf.org
                    • Montclair: Merci d’adresser votre candidature a Marie-Catherine Glaser mcglaser@fiaf.org

                    Si vous pensez que votre profil peut convenir pour plusieurs programmes, merci d’envoyer votre candidature dans un email unique en mettant la personne en charge du programme en copie. Merci de préciser les implantations qui vous intéressent.

                    FIAF is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, marital status, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, citizenship status protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Title: Full-Time Assistant Teacher
Department: Language Center Montclair
Reports To: Montclair Language Center Director
Designation: Non-Exempt Full-time
Salary Range: $40,000

The Montclair Branch of the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) is looking for a full-time Assistant Teacher for its à petits pas Excellence program, a French immersion program for toddlers ages 2.5 and 5. The Assistant Teacher will be responsible for supporting the teachers with the planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate activities designed to promote social, emotional, cognitive, and physical growth in preschool aged children. The position includes after-school care responsibilities.

Application Deadline: May 30, 2024
Start Date: As soon as possible
Schedules: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM including lunchtime. September to June. 183 days worked.

Responsibilities and Tasks

• Assist teachers in the implementation of the curriculum.
• Assist teachers with preparation of lesson plans.
• Assist teachers with the organization of classroom activities.
• Assist teachers with administrative tasks including but not limited to tracking students’ daily attendance, communicating with parents about daily classroom activities.
• Assist teachers in conducting part of the program remotely and online, if necessary.
• Assist teachers in maintaining a proper learning atmosphere.
• Prepare necessary material for classes.
• Supervise children during lunch time, recess, and nap time.
• Help children with daily tasks and activities.
• Help tidy up the classroom.
• Work with smaller groups of students for remedial teaching or reinforcing the learning process.
• Replace the group teacher when necessary.
• Provide for the physical safety of children through anticipation and removal of dangers, observation of children at play or at rest, and by appropriately responding to injuries.

Requirements and Skills

• Be eligible to work in the U.S.
• Be fluent in French.
• Have 1 year of comparable experience as a Teacher Assistant in a program for children under six years of age.
• Have a love for teaching children and the ability to build a trusting relationship with students, teachers, and parents.
• Be familiar with preschool administrative tasks and learning methods.
• Have great communication and organizational skills.
• Be Cool-tempered and have positive attitude.
• Be firm but have a kind personality.
• College or associate’s degree is preferred with some college credits in early childhood education or child development.

Benefits

• Health and Dental
• 403(b) retirement plan

To Apply: Please e-mail cover letter and resume in French to Marie-Catherine Glaser, Director of FIAF Montclair Language center, at mcglaser@fiaf.org.

 

About FIAF:
As an independent, not-for-profit organization, the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) is committed to providing our audience and students with engaging French language classes and audacious multi-disciplinary programming that celebrates the diversity of francophone cultures and creativity around the world. We are a welcoming and inclusive community for all ages and all backgrounds, where people can meet, learn, and explore the richness of our heritage and share discoveries. We strive to amplify voices and build bridges from the entire francophone world to New York and beyond.

FIAF Montclair is a branch of The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) in New York. It is the premier destination for French language in the tristate area, it offers French classes, for all ages and levels in Montclair, New Jersey. www.fiaf.org/newjersey. We are located at 17-19 Munn Street in Montclair, NJ.

 

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the large number of applicants we receive, we will only be able to contact those that we would like to meet for interviews.

FIAF is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, marital status, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, citizenship status protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

FIAF Montclair is looking for enthusiastic teachers of French as foreign language to teach French language and culture to young children, teens and adults. The teacher will plan, implement and assess lessons and will teach with patience and creativity. FIAF Montclair is a branch of the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) in Manhattan offering language-learning programs for adults, toddlers (ages 2-5), kids (5-11) and teens (11-18) from beginner to advanced levels, including French for native-speakers. Learn more at fiaf.org/newjersey.

Responsibilities

                  • Teach French classes in person Tuesday through Saturday. Teaching hours can be scheduled Tuesday through Friday between 7:30am and 3:30pm, between 9:45am and 5:45pm, or between 1:15pm and 9:15pm, and Saturday between 8:45am and 4:45pm. Teaching schedules can change from session to session.
                  • Design and follow a complete teaching plan about French language and culture
                  • Use a variety of activities and instructional methods relevant to the audience to stimulate the learning process and the students’ abilities
                  • Monitor students’ interactions in the classroom and nurture cooperation and sharing
                  • Assess students’ performance and progress to ensure they are mastering the skills on regular basis
                  • Organize learning material and resources
                  • Cooperate with administration staff
                  • Follow and comply with FIAF teaching standards
                  • Assist with new students’ placement test
                  • Assist in the development and organization of educational, cultural and social activities to help grow the FIAF members’ community in its Montclair, NJ location
                  • Participate in development and collaboration for events within and outside of FIAF to attract new students and members

Qualifications:

                  • Native French-speaker or equivalent proficiency, ability to communicate clearly in English
                  • Proven working experience as a teacher of French as a foreign language including an experience in teaching French to young learners
                  • Excellent knowledge of latest education theories and practices in the field of foreign language teaching
                  • Excellent knowledge of the French and Francophone cultures
                  • Creative and artistic teaching abilities
                  • Teaching and organization skills
                  • Patience and flexibility
                  • Strong communication skills
                  • Keep abreast with the latest trends and best practices
                  • Master’s degree in teaching French as a foreign language or relevant bachelor’s degree/certificate (Licence FLE, DAEFLE, or equivalent)
                  • Artistic skills a plus (performing or visual arts)
                  • Must be legally able to work in the US

Benefits
All employees receive earned sick leave. Teachers working at least 800 hours within a calendar year receive PTO. Teachers working 1000+ hours within a calendar year receive PTO and are eligible for health insurance.

To Apply: Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Marie-Catherine Glaser mglaser@fiaf.org.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the large number of applicants we receive, we will only be able to contact those that we would like to meet for interviews.

FIAF is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, marital status, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, citizenship status protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Interested in an internship with FIAF’s Cultural Events Department, Development Department, Language Center, or Finance & Administration Department? Please send all internship requests (your resume and a cover letter) in English to careers@fiaf.org. Internships at FIAF have a minimum duration of 6-12 months. Candidates should apply for a specific department and indicate their availability. Interested candidates should apply well in advance.

FIAF always needs des amis to bring our programs to life!

Volunteering is one of the easiest and most essential ways to support FIAF. Our dynamic, year-round activities offer a wide range of flexible opportunities that provide behind-the-scenes access to our signature events from our Bastille Day celebration and annual black-tie Gala, to high-profile cultural events, fundraising campaigns, and more.

It is a great opportunity to enjoy the best of French culture and meet fellow francophiles!

To learn about upcoming opportunities, please contact us at membership@fiaf.org.

The Manhattan branch of the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) seeks volunteer assistants for its summer camp programs for toddlers (ages 3-5) and kids (ages 5 to 11).

Volunteer Program duration: Monday through Friday from June 17 to August 9, 2024, from 8:30am to 12:00pm and/or from 11:30am to 4:00pm.

If interested, we offer our volunteers to:

Cover after-camp hours between 4.00pm and 5.30pm Monday through Friday (hourly rate $20). These hours are assigned on a weekly basis. Must be at least 16 years old.

Other perks:

Hours Given: 50 hours
Earned: Free FIAF Membership

Our assistants are passionate about kids’ education and about sharing language and cultural experiences.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Has an intermediate to advanced level of spoken French, enough to understand and speak with children, teachers, and parents without relying on English.
  • Is 14 years old or older. Must be 16 years old for the after-camp hours (high school, college, graduate student).
  • Is interested and has experience in working with children (babysitting, camp counselor, nanny, au pair…)

Daily activities will include but will not be limited to:

  • Prepare the classroom with the teacher before class
  • Prepare the class material
  • Welcome parents and kids to class
  • Play with children during the free play period
  • Oversee lunch time
  • Assist the teacher with the organization of classroom activities
  • Provide individual help to children
  • Accompany children to field trips
  • Help the teacher maintain a proper learning atmosphere
  • Help tidy up the classroom

If interested, please email FIAF Manhattan at languagecenter@fiaf.org

About FIAF:

As an independent, not-for-profit organization, the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) is committed to providing our audience and students with engaging French language classes and audacious multi-disciplinary programming that celebrates the diversity of francophone cultures and creativity around the world. We are a welcoming and inclusive community for all ages and all backgrounds, where people can meet, learn, and explore the richness of our heritage and share discoveries. We strive to amplify voices and build bridges from the entire francophone world to New York and beyond.

FIAF Manhattan is a branch of The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) in New York. It is the premier destination for French language in the tristate area, it offers French classes, for all ages and levels in Manhattan, New York, https://fiaf.org/. We are located at 22 East 60th Street.

FIAF is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, marital status, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, citizenship status protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Montclair branch of the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) seeks volunteer assistants for its summer camp programs for toddlers (ages 3-5) and kids (ages 5 to 11).

Volunteer Program duration: Monday through Friday from June 24 to August 16, 2024, from 8:30am to 12:30pm and/or from 11:30am to 3:30pm, and/or Saturday from June 22 to August 24 from 9am to 10:30am, and/or from 10:45am to 12:15pm.

If interested, we offer our volunteers to:

Cover after-camp hours between 3.30pm and 6.00pm Monday through Friday (hourly rate $18). These hours are assigned on a weekly basis. Must be at least 16 years old.

Other perks:

Hours Given 25 hours
Earned 50% off a FIAF French Course

Hours Given 50 hours
Earned Free FIAF French course

Our assistants are passionate about kids’ education and about sharing language and cultural experiences.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Has an intermediate to advanced level of spoken French, enough to understand and speak with children, teachers, and parents without relying on English.
  • Is 14 years old or older. Must be 16 years old for the after-camp hours (high school, college, graduate student).
  • Is interested and has experience in working with children (babysitting, camp counselor, nanny, au pair…)

Daily activities will include but will not be limited to:

  • Prepare the classroom with the teacher before class
  • Prepare the class material
  • Welcome parents and kids to class
  • Play with children during the free play period
  • Prepare the classroom with the teacher before class
  • Prepare the class material
  • Welcome parents and kids to class
  • Play with children during the free play period

If interested, please email FIAF Montclair at careers@fiaf.org

About FIAF:

As an independent, not-for-profit organization, the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) is committed to providing our audience and students with engaging French language classes and audacious multi-disciplinary programming that celebrates the diversity of francophone cultures and creativity around the world. We are a welcoming and inclusive community for all ages and all backgrounds, where people can meet, learn, and explore the richness of our heritage and share discoveries. We strive to amplify voices and build bridges from the entire francophone world to New York and beyond.

FIAF Montclair is a branch of The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) in New York. It is the premier destination for French language in the tristate area, it offers French classes, for all ages and levels in Montclair, New Jersey. www.fiaf.org/newjersey. We are located at 17-19 Munn Street in Montclair, NJ.

FIAF is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, marital status, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, citizenship status protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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FIAF does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender, or age in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services, and activities, or in employment.