English-speaking school teacher - Cycle 3 - Paris

short term contract
Long term
Paris, France
No remote
5 yrs of exp.
Posted on 02-16-2022
Start : septembre 2022

Lab School Paris

Proposer une éducation bilingue en lien avec la recherche, avec une attention au développement des compétences socio-émotionnelles, et permettre de devenir des citoyens solidaires et épanouis.

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English-speaking school teacher - Cycle 3

with a good knowledge of French

  • Fixed-term contract or permanent contract
  • Start : September 2022
  • Lab School Paris- 46 rue de Montreuil 75011 PARIS

The Lab School Paris is a non-profit independent, innovative, bilingual, socially-minded, secular and eco-responsible school. In 2021-2022, 86 students are enrolled from CP to 3e (1st to 9th grade), divided into three classes (multi-age, multi-level). Its pedagogy is inspired on the one hand by the contribution of pioneers of educational innovation such as John Dewey, Célestin Freinet, Paulo Freire or Maria Montessori, and on the other hand by current research in the field of education (educational sciences, psychology, sociology, cognitive sciences).

The teacher will work as part of an international team of French and English speaking elementary school and middle school teachers, a collegial management team, a communication officer and arts teacher, and an administrative officer.

Your Role

In close collaboration with the management team, your main mission will be to ensure the implementation of the educational project of the Lab School Paris. With a French-speaking school teacher, you will be in charge of a two level class (5th and 6th grades) of 28 to 30 students.

You will implement a schooling adapted to the specific needs of the children, in agreement with their family.

Specific tasks

  • To develop a relationship of trust with the students; to value their successes and their daily progress, to accompany them in the acquisition of autonomy through differentiated teaching
  • To design and implement lessons for a double level class aiming an efficient acquisition of nowledge and competences, in reference to the school program contents and the research recommendations, in collaboration with the teachers of the same level, and in dialogue with the colleagues from other levels and the management team
  • Support the students in the realization of their individual or collective projects and in artistic and sports subjects
  • Share a friendly moment with the children at mealtime or at recess in the park (one hour service once a week)
  • Communicate with parents about the child's learning and behavior
  • Be involved in the life of the school

Required Skills

  • Experience in classroom teaching, sensitivity to active pedagogies (Freinet, Montessori, Dewey...) would be appreciated
  • Taste for listening and non-violent communication
  • Taste for teamwork: weekly team meeting and pedagogical consultation (one evening after school and one lunch break), one seminar per period (one saturday or one day during the vacations), occasional participation in the writing of collaborative documents intended to document practices, possibly within the framework of projects in collaboration with researchers
  • Creativity, reactivity, initiative, openness
  • Taste for teamwork and interest in research and pedagogical innovation (cooperative pedagogies, flipped classroom, EdTech)


  • Adhere to the values of educational benevolence and the pedagogical project in its entirety and commit to respect them (see the school's website www.labschool.fr)
  • Willingness to engage in an innovative and lifelong learning process, in collaboration with researchers
  • Minimum of one year of experience in teaching a class (internships not included) Remuneration according to profile
  • Full time position (35 hours annualized) including 25 hours of presence with students during school time. Participation in discussions and working meetings as soon as a positive response to your application is received will be necessary to prepare you for the position.