Part-Time French Language Instructor in the kids/teens section


Director of Education, Youth Programs Manager


The French Language Instructor will be joining the French Library at a very exciting time as we have recently renovated our prestigious Back Bay brownstone building and rebranded. The main role of part-time language instructors is to teach on-site teens/children's classes on Saturdays. Please note that candidate must be local or able to commute to work

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - in person (including but not limited to)

  • Teaching of group classes in the teens' and children’s section
  • Teaching of private lessons
  • Administer placement tests
  • Attend all trainings / meetings organized by the Education Department
  • Create, organize and teach language and thematic workshops/classes


  • Initial contract for Spring session: Saturdays from 9:00am to 3:30pm
  • Fall, Winter, Spring: Monday - Thursday (day, evening), Friday - Saturday (day) for adult and children's classes
  • Summer: Monday - Friday (day) for children's summer program, Monday - Thursday (day, evening), and Friday (day) for adults' section


  • Native or advanced proficiency in French (C1 level desired)
  • Unrestricted work authorization in the U.S. in hands required
  • Degree in French, FLE (or DAEFLE) or equivalent preferred
  • Must understand and practice full immersion
  • Experience teaching children and teens a plus
  • Strong organizational and planning skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills/ ability to resolve conflicts diplomatically
  • Ability to develop a rapport with children, parents, students and co-workers
  • Strong in person class management skills
  • Experience with technology and applied distance learning pedagogy
  • Willing to teach children as of age 1, teens and adults


Part time : teaching salary base $28/hour (possibility of moving up to $30/hour, $32/hour and $35/hour - additional pay for prep time & meetings)


March 15, 2023. Please note that candidate must be local or able to commute to work.

To apply for this position, please submit both your resume and cover letter in French to Do NOT call. Only the candidates whose application will have been retained for an interview will be contacted.
Positions are NOT OPEN to sponsoring: Applicants should already have a working visa/employment authorization card, or the green card (permanent resident status), or be a US citizen or bi-national.

Starting date: late March 2023.

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