French Teacher

Role: French Teacher
Start Date:
September 2022.
Work Area:
Freetown, Sierra Leone.
British International School.
Application Deadline:
10th June 2022
Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone. Open to all nationalities.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions: Email with Cover Letter and CV with “French Teacher” as Subject Line.


Key Purpose:

The French Teacher will be a professional who teaches pupils how to speak and write French based on national curriculum guidelines, develop lesson plans, monitor the progress of the pupils, and provide helpful feedback for improvement.



  • Plan and prepare well-structured, clearly presented teaching materials and teaching aids appropriate to the abilities of all students and the curriculum within the policies and procedures of the School.
  • Keep up to date with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods, and make relevant changes to planning and teaching as appropriate.
  • Organizing conversational classes and fun events where students can engage with French culture.
  • Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils.
  • Participate in subject meetings to discuss policy, practice, and implementation of the French curriculum.
  • Promote high standards of behavior by encouraging a positive, proactive approach to study and build productive relationships with students.
  • Write up reports of fixtures to be used in the Newsletter as well as other publications and notice boards.
  • Ensure effective teaching of whole classes, groups, and individuals so that teaching objectives are met.
  • Ensure safe learning environment for all pupils.


Educational and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in French language.
  • Degree in education or a teaching certificate may be required.
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with pupils.
  • Ability to adapt teaching to meet pupils’ needs
  • A good knowledge of the national curriculum for French and of educational practice.
  • A positive and solution-focused attitude to work.


Qualities and Skills:

  • Demonstrate strong work ethics.
  • Strong listening and communication skills.
  • Must possess team working skills.
  • Possess the capacity to work independently.
  • Ability to manage stress.
  • Hard-working and reliable individual.
  • Demonstrate excellent ability to converse in the French language.