Working at the Lycée

Our staff forms the cornerstone of the remarkable education we provide. A diverse and growing team, employees of the Lycée Français de New York are dynamic, energetic, intelligent, team-oriented, hard-working and friendly. We look to employ people who exemplify the characteristics so important to us - including a love of education - and who seek challenging and rewarding careers. This page offers you the opportunity to apply to teaching positions, administrative positions and gives an overview of our benefits.


Teachers Recruitment Campaign for 2017-18

The Recruitment Campaign has already started.


The Lycée Français de New York is accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year.
To apply for a teacher position please go to the position application page and send your complete application file (cover letter, Resume and inspection report (for licensed teachers or reference letter for non-licensed teachers)).

In addition to the complete application file, please fill-in the application form here:

Click here to apply for the 2017-2018 school year.

For further general information and review the benefits regarding a position, please find below the information sheet:

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The complete applications will be considered as we receive them. The interviews will take place during the second week of February 2017.

Best Regards,

Human Resources department
Lycée Français de New York
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The Lycée Français de New York is an equal opportunity employer.


Please click below for further information in the following areas:
Teaching Positions
Administrative Positions
Academic positions
Employee Benefits

Teaching Positions

Elementary French Teacher

Lycée Francais de New York, in New York, NY, seeks Elementary French Teacher responsible for providing in classroom instruction and supporting the educational enterprise in the French language in accordance with the requirements and programs established by the French Department of Education.

Requires: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Education and five years of progressively responsible experience teaching reading, writing, mathematics, and science in a classroom environment utilizing the French language. Must be well versed in the French development method of teaching French to children from a non-French speaking home. Experience evaluating and revising curriculum to conform to the course of study prescribed by the French Ministry of Education. Must speak, read and write in French. Please apply to:  http://www.lfny.org/hr/teaching and reference code “nj17”

Computer Science Teacher (Secondary School)

Reports to: Director of Digital Learning
Start Date: August 21, 2017

Purpose:
The Lycée Français is expanding its computer science program to support the teaching of problem-solving skills and computational thinking skills, as well as offering programming courses and interdisciplinary project-based courses.  The computer science teacher will guide the process of building curricula, teaching courses, and providing feedback for future directions of the program.

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following

  • Teaching middle school mandatory computer science courses
  • Teaching high school elective courses
  • Serving as an advisor for 8-12 students
  • Leading after-school activities in the area of computer science
  • Working closely with the math department to explore elements of the French math curriculum that focus on computer science skills
  • Collaborating with the maker integrator to develop ties among computer science, fabrication, and engineering


Chief Personal Characteristics:

  • Excellent classroom dynamic
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proactive, solutions-oriented mindset
  • Ability and desire to work in a team environment
  • Flexibility and adaptability, sensitivity to working in a multicultural community
  • Professional, gracious attitude at all times
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills (with fluency in French and English preferred)
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Motivation for learning through professional development and certification training as required by the school and self-identified

Certification and Experience Requirements

  • Experience teaching computer science across many age groups
  • Coding expertise in multiple languages (Java, C++, Python, Swift, etc.)
  • Knowledge of the French and American educational systems preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degrees in a relevant field will also be taken into consideration

Applications must be submitted online by using the link provided, and any required supporting documentation (cover letter and resume) must be uploaded via the application form. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will remain open until filled.

Open Administrative Positions

Assistant Manager, Community Events

 

Summary

The Assistant Manager, Community Events plays a pivotal role in the Lycée Français de New York’s (LFNY) Development department. Reporting to the Senior Manager of Community Events, the Assistant Manager is a broad-based role that will contribute to the strategy and execution of all fundraising and community events, as well as donor cultivation events. The Assistant Manager will also serve as an active member of the Development Team, collaborating on fundraising initiatives across the group and taking on additional responsibilities as needed.

 

Essential Job Functions

The duties outlined below are considered to be the most significant responsibilities of the Assistant Manager of Community Events and are essential for effective performance in this position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

LFNY Gala (40%):

  • Support the Senior Manager, Development team, and school volunteers with LFNY’s signature fundraising event, the annual Gala, which raises over $2 million annually in support of the school;
  • Working closely with the Senior Manager, implement goals and objectives regarding overall corporate participation, attendance, communication, and day/night of event logistics;
  • Manage all aspects pertaining to the auction including, outreach, data entry, and gift acknowledgement; maintain an accurate record of all items received, together with descriptions and values of all items;
  • Collaborate with an outside vendor to upload all auction information onto our mobile bidding site;
  • Oversee post-auction wrap-up including notifying all winners, collecting payment and managing auction item pickup;
  • Enter and maintain data in the appropriate data management programs; includes coding and entering donations/pledges, sponsorships, auction items and income, participants, volunteers and other required information to support the event;
  • Utilize data management tools in order to review and analyze pertinent information – monitor financials, solicits participation, and provides ongoing status reports;
  • Prepare correspondence, reports, spreadsheets, informational materials, and presentations using various graphic, database and word processing programs;
  • Plan and implement event-related activities individual giving, auctions and special appeals;
  • Identify candidates for volunteer roles. Recruit qualified candidates and articulate goals, outcomes and objectives to support activities leading up to and the day of the event.
  • Partner with Finance department to process and resolve event/project related expenses.

Community Events (40%):

  • Working closely with the Senior Manager, plan and execute 4 - 5 major community events, including Welcome Fair, Fall Community Day, Fall Festival, Skating Party and Spring Fair and associated smaller events, such as Volunteer Thank You Cocktail/Breakfast and Pre-Gala Cocktail;
  • Provide support and training to volunteers for these events;
  • Lead partnership with Parents‘ Association on planning for these events;
  • Collaborate with the Senior Manager to track deliverables and develop reports to ensure
  • compliance in coordination with the Director of Development and the Finance Department.
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Donor Cultivation (20%):

  • Working closely with volunteers, plan and execute 6 – 10 small-scale cultivation events annually in volunteers’ homes or private clubs;
  • Send invitations, manage RSVP process, create and circulate an event brief, manage guests’ requests, and ensure the smooth execution of these events;
  • Partner with the Annual Fund to identify and cultivate high-potential prospective donors;
  • Represent LFNY to donors, prospects, volunteers and other key constituents.

Complete other duties as assigned and appropriate

 

Qualifications

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 3 - 4 years of experience in event management, with a demonstrated capacity to manage relationships with high-level volunteers, donors and VIPs
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  • Prior experience working in a fast paced environment managing multiple demands and priorities.
  • Prior experience managing an auction a plus.


Skills/Abilities

  • Must be detail oriented, have strong interpersonal skills, able to handle multiple tasks, with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills with proven ability to interact with a diverse range of individuals both in person and over the phone, applying tact and discretion as situations demand.
  • Ability to problem-solve and make decisions independently; ability to collaborate with others as part of teams.
  • Strong attention to details; demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Expertise in a variety of fundraising techniques, including face to face and telephone solicitation, special events, and direct response.
  • Knowledge and experience in gift processing, fundraising reporting, and analysis of prospects and donors.
  • Must have excellent knowledge of Raiser’s Edge.
  • Commitment to LFNY’s mission, vision and strategic direction.
  • French language skills desirable, but not required.

Additional Requirements

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as required by events, meetings and cultivation events.

LFNY is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse staff and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. The School can hire only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to work in the United States as of the date employment is to begin.

To apply (online only) : http://www.lfny.org/hr/admin

Lycée provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment.

Director of Technology Operations

July 1, 2017
http://www.lfny.org/hr/it/director

The Lycée Français de New York, a world-leading independent bilingual French K-12 educational institution, recognizes the strategic role of technology and integrated information systems & data, in informing, assessing, advancing the school’s core educational objectives and in enabling a strong financial and operational foundation.

The Lycée Français de New York is seeking an exempt, full-time Director of Technology Operations, reporting to the Chief Information and Data Officer, whose role is to manage the technology operations, aligned with the school’s technology strategic plan. He/She is responsible for providing high-quality service to the school community.  This is achieved by implementing and maintaining high-availability and secured network, systems, and equipment that are responsive to the needs of the School. He/She is a member of the Extended Executive and Operations teams.

Director of Technology Operations’ responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Managing overall IT and A/V day-to-day operations, including supervision of help desk ticket escalation, network and infrastructure health and equipment (classroom and end-user) management and maintenance
  • Overseeing the Technology Operations Department staff
  • Maintaining a high-performance, high-availability and secured IT environment
  • Providing Level III (and above) Help Desk support
  • Establishing and enforcing IT standards, procedures and policies to ensure consistency, reliability and compliance.
  • Approving equipment requests and loans in compliance with the school’s standards
  • Maintaining documentation of all IT operations and systems
  • Monitoring performance of infrastructure elements, on-premise systems and end-user equipment
  • Coordinating with the Technology Operations team, the Chief Information and Data Officer, the Director of Digital Learning, the Director of Facilities and the school’s vendors/installers in managing equipment (infrastructure, end-user, classroom) life cycle : purchase, installation, deployment, decommissioning, replacement, donation
  • Collaborating with the Data team in implementing cloud/on-premise systems integration
  • Assisting the Chief Information and Data Officer and collaborating with the Director of Digital Learning in designing the school’s technology strategic plan
  • Assisting the Chief Information and Data Officer in managing Disaster Recovery Plan implementation, maintenance and documentation.
  • Collaborating with the Chief Information and Data Officer in establishing metrics, key performance indicators and service level agreements for driving the performance of IT operations
  • Implementing data policies set by the Chief Information and Data Officer in all IT systems
  • Collaborating with the Chief Information and Data Officer in managing a cost-controlled budget for IT infrastructure, equipment and operations
  • Identifying requirements for expansion and programmed obsolescence of infrastructure, systems and equipment based on security, performance and the school’s needs.
  • Assisting the Chief Information and Data Officer in reviewing, prioritizing and approving annual IT-related initiatives
  • Maintaining good and cost-efficient relationships with the school’s technology suppliers and vendors

Skills and competencies :

  • Strong analytical and organisational skills.
  • Strong project-management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills and ability to adapt communication to a specific audience
  • Pro-active, positive team player
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Curious and inventive mindset
  • Ability to receive and provide feedback in a constructive manner
  • Understanding and sensitivity to work effectively in an international, multicultural environment
  • Motivation for learning through professional development and certification training

Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field
  • 10+ years of progressively responsible experience over a wide range of infrastructure technologies and operations - network engineering and administration preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in IT infrastructure planning and deployment (1:1 Apple environment preferred), project management, and policy development.
  • Network certifications (Cisco, Palo Alto)
  • Experience in working in an educational environment preferred
  • Bilingual French/English

Working Conditions :

  • Availability and work during extended hours and on weekends is required.

LFNY is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse staff and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. The School can hire only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to work in the United States as of the date employment is to begin.

To apply (online only) : http://www.lfny.org/hr/it/director
Lycée provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment.

Chief Finance & Operations Officer

Spring 2017


The Position
For the position of Chief Finance & Operations Officer (CFOO), the Lycée Français de New York seeks an organized and goal-oriented manager who will embrace the culture and values of the institution, possess an understanding of and appreciation for both French and American cultures, and respect the operational pace of an innovative institution with high standards and expectations. Occupying a unique niche in the New York independent school scene while also serving a diverse and multinational population, the Lycée offers it next CFOO an opportunity to play a prominent senior administrative role, working closely with the Head of School and Board members, overseeing roughly 38 staff members working in three separate departments – Business Office, Facilities, and Human Resources, and working collaboratively with IT on strategic, budget, and personnel matters.

The ideal candidate will assist in the implementation of the 2015 strategic plan, which articulates a bold vision for the future of the Lycée’s academic program, facilities, and reputation. Recent years have seen significant changes at the Lycée, with improvements in faculty roles, responsibilities and remuneration, the opening of the York Wing, and advances in student-centered learning. The new CFOO will work with the Head of School to continue this progress, serving as a key strategic partner and sounding board.

Moreover, the new CFOO will be integral in developing the school’s full adoption of digitalization in all of its processes and will help create performance metrics across the financial and operational spectrum that will inform strategic planning and decision making in a major way. The new CFOO will understand education, be an avid learner and listener, and will be a public presence in the life of the Lycée. Finally, the CFOO will play an important role in facilitating the transition to a new Head of School beginning in the summer of 2018.

More Information
For a complete job description, please click here.

To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically in one email and as separate documents (preferably PDFs) the following materials:

  • A cover letter expressing their interest in the Chief Finance & Operations Officer position
  • A current résumé
  • A list of five (5) professional references with name, phone number, and email address of each to:

Greg Britton
Managing Associate, Search & Consulting Operations
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John Clark
Senior Search Consultant
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Database Manager

The Lycée Français de New York (LFNY), a world-leading independent bilingual French K-12, relies deeply on data for all aspects of the school’s life, among which : pedagogical innovation, business operations, marketing and development.

Maintaining data integrity, security, reliability as well as a seamless data flow are key elements of our strategic goals’ achievement.

The Lycée Français de New York is seeking a full-time exempt Database Manager reporting to the Director of Technology.

Responsibilities include :

  • Maintaining accurate data system inventory and database relationship schema
  • Writing, maintaining and enforcing all data-related procedures and protocols, based on school needs and best practices. Ensuring data compliance with legal regulations
  • Auditing processes and controlling data integrity across all databases and advising/taking on preventive/cleaning measures
  • Ensuring data security and redundancy
  • Providing data-oriented support and training on systems, procedures, best practices, reporting and data analysis to all departments
  • Data reporting and business-oriented analysis. Maintaining data and key performance indicator (KPI) dashboard
  • Facilitating new data system’s integration in the existing school’s environment and assisting various departments for new data-related initiatives
  • Creating and maintaining digital student files
  • Coordinating and facilitating data team meetings

Skills and competencies :

  • Strong analytical and organisational skills.
  • Strong project-management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Knowledge of data modeling
  • Knowledge of relational database management systems (RDBMS), object oriented database management systems (OODBMS) and XML database management systems
  • Experience with database software/web applications
  • Fluency in data management and reporting tools
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills and ability to adapt communication to a specific audience
  • Pro-active, positive team player
  • Curious and inventive mindset
  • Understanding and sensitivity to work effectively in an international, multicultural environment
  • Motivation for learning through professional development and certification training
  • Up-to-date knowledge of technology

Requirements :

  • Master’s Degree in information technology, statistics or a related field and seven years experience in data management.
  • Bilingual French/English
  • SQL, XML, Excel proficiency
  • Experience in corporate data consulting is a plus
  • Blackbaud/ON products experience is a plus

Working Conditions :

  • Some work during extended hours and on weekends is required.

LFNY is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse staff and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. The School can hire only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to work in the United States as of the date employment is to begin.

To apply (online only) : http://www.lfny.org/hr/admin

Lycée provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment.


Academic Positions

 

Part-time lunch/recess/for primary grades

Days: Monday through Friday
Lunch/recess times: 10:30 AM to 1 PM
French language preferred.
Ideal candidate has worked with children before (camp counselor, youth groups, etc…). Must be punctual, reliable and energetic. Must have work visa, Green card or US citizenship. Applications must be submitted online by using the link provided, and any required supporting documentation (cover letter, resume) must be uploaded via http://www.lfny.org/hr/primaryassistant



Benefits


To support and nurture our employees, we offer a competitive suite of benefits, including:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Sick leave
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 403(b), including employer match after employee has reached tenure mark
  • Generous paid vacation and holidays
  • Professional development opportunities

LFNY is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse staff and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. The School can hire only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to work in the United States as of the date employment is to begin.

 

Did you know? The LFNY offers generous benefits and grants to further the professional development of its staff. Read about the research conducted by a faculty member thanks to a Summer Grant.


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