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High School French Instructor

Job Details

Madison Ridgeland Academy - Madison, MS
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Professional Services


Mission: Educating the mind, body, and spirit

Vision: MRA is a college preparatory school with a Christian foundation committed to educating each students mind, body, and spirit

Job summary: High School French Instructor

Hired by: Associate Head of School

Responsible to: High School Principal

Evaluated: An annual written evaluation is provided by the Secondary School Administration, which includes the High School Principal and the Director of Teaching & Learning.

Type of position: This is a contracted, exempt employee that is paid on a salaried basis.

Employee Profile:
Spiritually, the employee shall possess characteristics that reflect: A strong clear Christian testimony
A mature, godly spirit
A person of faith and prayer

Personally, the employees life shall reflect:
A lifestyle of biblical integrity
A spirit of dedication, commitment, flexibility, and responsiveness
The ability to listen and respond to counsel

Duties and Responsibilities

Contribute to the school systems effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing directives

Establish and adjust course outlines and objectives by following curriculum guidelines and school goals; modifying plans on the basis of student diagnostic and assessment procedures

Convey information to students by using language concepts, examples, demonstrations, and teaching aids through such best practices utilizing the integration of technology with subject matter

Complete educational requirements by scheduling and assigning instructional activities; following up on results

Assess student learning by preparing, administering, and scoring tests; reviewing and correcting assignments; eliciting student questions and responses; evaluating application of learning to classroom project results

Maintain student-learning results by providing instructional feedback; coaching; counseling and disciplining students; planning, monitoring, and appraising learning results

Maintain records by documenting learning accomplishments, attendance, and behavior

Guide students personal and social development by establishing rules and procedures for administrative matters, student verbal participation, and student movement within the classroom, between classrooms, and within the school building

Help parents by providing academic information; suggesting available educational and social resources; addressing parents concerns; answering questions and requests

Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies

Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations

Conserve resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish educational results

Other duties as assigned by the Principal


Mississippi Association of Independent School issued Teachers Certification in area of assignment
Bachelors degree in education and/or equivalent required subject hours

Physical, Environmental and Mental Requirements
Regularly standing and walking around the classroom lecturing and monitoring students
Regularly sitting at the computer requiring repetitive finger motion and manual dexterity
Close visual acuity required for viewing a computer monitor, preparing and analyzing data and figures, transcribing and reading
Hearing ability to perceive sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction
Talking expressing ideas by means of the spoken word to convey instructions to students, parents, and other workers
Ability to communicate effectively, even in stressful situations
Primarily inside, classroom environment
Occasional lifting of 5 to 20 pounds
Subject to frequent interruptions and frequent deadlines