Full-time Language Instructor


Director of Education, Adult Programs Manager, Youth Programs Coordinator


The Full-time Language Instructor teaches classes for adults, teens and children. Other specific responsibilities include: workshops on French and Francophone entities and events, implementation of linguistic, literary and cultural resources for our youth summer program. In-depth knowledge of French-speaking cultures is required as well as a willingness to share this knowledge with the Greater Boston Francophone and Francophile community. Please note that due to Covid-19, all classes/meetings/events will be held online via Zoom until 2021.

RESPONSIBILITIES (including but not limited to)

  • Teach group classes and private lessons to kids, teens and adults
  • Lead literature workshops on various cultural themes highlighting Francophone history, traditions and current trends
  • Participate in developing summer immersion programs for kids and teens ages 3 to 17
  • Administer placement tests for students
  • Participate in Education Department training sessions and meetings
  • Develop pedagogical resources on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL)
  • Create, organize, and teach classes based on different topics in relation to the Francophone world, current events in France, cultural differences and similarities, and other topics as required
  • Offer administrative support for the logistical needs of the Education Department
  • Collaborate with curriculum supervisors and the Director of Education on team projects for teachers at the Center


  • Be a French native speaker or at the C1/C2 level on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
  • Have a Masters'degree in French as a Foreign Language, French (or DAEFLE) or equivalent
  • Must understand and practice language teaching in full immersion in the classroom
  • Be dynamic, enthusiastic, conscientious, creative, and comfortable with new technologies
  • Have a welcoming personality and be ready to contribute to team spirit and the cultural life of the Alliance Française
  • Demonstrate a desire to grow professionally by teaching different types of students and lead a variety of educational missions
  • Be efficient and concise in communication as well as lesson preparation
  • Be able to teach following a task-based approach that follows the competencies described by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL)
  • Have genuine enthusiasm for teaching and experience teaching children and/or adolescents and/or adults
  • Be able to manage a children’s class
  • Must be willing to work evenings and Saturdays


  • Valid accreditation as examiner or trainer for the DELF/DALF exams
  • Familiarity with online teaching via Zoom or similar digital platforms
  • Familiarity with Canvas and google classroom learning management tools


Full time : $43,000/year with benefits


Send your CV and cover letter in French to ekarnoub@frenchculturalcenter.org with the title: Full Time 2020


October 25, 2020
Start Date: November 2, 2020 Duration of Contract: 12 months minimum Unrestricted work authorization in the U.S. in hands required (sponsorship not available for this position)

Interviews will be held via Zoom. No phone calls. We will only contact candidates selected for interviews.

The French Cultural Center/Alliance Française of Boston is an equal opportunity employer.

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