Core French Teacher

Full Time

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Our school exists for the education of gifted and bright students. We embrace these unique young people, and prepare them for the world we share.

Core French Teacher

0.6 FTE

(September 2024 start)

Are you a dynamic individual with a passion for education? Are you looking for a new opportunity to work with gifted and unique learners? We may have the job for you!

Madrona Independent School is a place where gifted, bright and unique learners come to thrive. Our personalized educational program focuses on educating the whole child, from outstanding social-emotional and academic programmes through a personalized learning experience in a nurturing and joyful environment.

Who are we?

We are a small team of dedicated educators who are passionate about working with young learners. We understand both the social-emotional and academic needs of gifted and twice-exceptional students. We value collaboration and flexibility, and we work hard to support one another.

All of our classes are small, and we have a team of talented and experienced educational assistants who work alongside our teachers in the classroom. With a strong, supportive leadership team and a dedicated Learning Resource Department, we work hard to set both our students and staff up for success.

Who are our students?

Our students are the next inventors, leaders, scientists and innovators. They are curious, driven, and passionate about their interests.

What are we looking for?

We are inviting applications for a part-time (0.6 FTE) French teacher (Grades K-8). We are looking for a teacher who is passionate about working with gifted learners and understands both the social-emotional and academic needs of gifted learners. If you are a teacher looking for a small, exciting learning environment, we want to hear from you!


Teach core French to students in Grades Kindergarten – 9

Plan and implement engaging lessons to teach students French language and culture

Ability to implement assessment for, as and of learning

Report on students’ strengths and areas for growth

Communicate regularly with parents about student learning and goals

Nurture students’ academic, social and emotional growth

Participate in leading/coaching extra-curricular clubs and activities


What you have to have:

BC Teaching Certificate

Bachelors of Education

Experience working with diverse learners

Experience supporting students in Grades 4-8

Ability to support learners working between Grade 4-10 level Mathematics

What we would love:

Teaching certification with the British Columbia Teacher Regulation Branch

Experience working with Gifted learners

Independent School experience

Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary based on the VSB Salary Grid

Extended health and dental coverage*

Employee assistance program

Professional growth and development opportunities

Please forward your resume and a cover letter, along with 3 professional references, to the Director of Operations at by May 15th, 2024.

If you anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process you may contact, in confidence, Hanna at

We thank all candidates for their applications; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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