Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans

Job Category: Instruction
Department: Academics
Position Type: Full-time; School-Year (10 months)
Reports to: Director of Academics, Principal
The English Language Arts teacher is responsible for creating a classroom environment that develops in each student the skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing that are fundamental to literate citizenship; the ELA teacher supports the development and appreciation of good literature of all types; motivates students to read widely for information and recreation; develops standards for critical judgment of written and oral communications; discovers and develops special talents of students and is attentive to student special needs.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Experience in ELA instruction in an elementary, middle, or secondary school setting
  • Flexibility and a team-spirit work ethic
  • Well developed interpersonal skills


  • Louisiana Certification
  • Three or more years teaching experience
  • Experience in differentiating instruction, and supporting students with learning challenges
  • Knowledge of or interest in the French language and culture

The duties of the English Language Arts teacher may include, but are not limited to the following tasks:


  • Providing instruction to students in grades ranging from Pre-K- 2nd
  • Willingly assisting the instructional process in its many forms
  • Supporting school-wide instructional initiatives
  • Gathering student data through observation, dialogue, testing tools, etc., and designing strategies to meet student needs
  • Remaining current with Louisiana Student Standards and other instructional requirements
  • Attending Professional Development sessions


  • Conducting regular formative and summative student assessment
  • Maintaining an accurate and current gradebook, tracking student data, and drafting report cards
  • Conducting school-wide benchmark assessments (DIBELS, DSC, high-stakes testing, etc)

Other Duties

  • Effectively communicating with school administrators, teachers, student service personnel, parents regarding student performance and plans for improvement
  • Participating in Student Assistance Team (SAT) meetings as needed
  • Supporting students and administration in Positive Behavior Intervention and Support philosophy
  • Assisting students in adopting a behavior conducive to success in the classroom setting
  • Participating in faculty meetings and professional learning communities meetings
  • Assisting in orientation and open houses if requested
  • Modeling nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.
  • Performing other job related functions as may be assigned
  • Serving as Team Leader if requested
  • Being punctual, reviewing and following all Staff Handbook policies and procedures

Community-Based Learning Initiatives

  • Assisting in the delivery of curriculum that utilizes community resources to enrich the learning experiences of students

Job descriptions are created to provide a framework of responsibilities and are not inclusive of all duties that may be required. LFNO employees embody an “all hands on deck” mentality and do whatever it takes to get the job done regardless of title.

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