Employment

Teachers and staff are recruited and selected with great care. They are qualified and experienced in their field of expertise. FASRI's goal is to seek out individuals who are eager to teach, happy to work as a team, devoted to students and personally involved with school life and spirit. Teachers must be native speakers of the language they teach, and FLE and ESL qualifications are preferred.

FASRI is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, marital status, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, genetic information, or physical or mental disabilities which do not prevent performance of essential job tasks.

Current openings are listed below.

OPEN POSITIONS

DATABASE AND EVENTS ASSOCIATE
This associate will join a committed and energetic advancement team, and perform a variety of tasks to support the recruitment of students, the retention of students, fundraising and other school events. This person will play a central role in the implementation of our new database to promote effective communication and collaboration between departments and between the school and parents.

Database management responsibilities will include maintaining of all individual and organizational records for parents, students, faculty and staff; maintaining a robust and accurate development database for the school, and for all database functions; managing the academic database; training teachers to maximize their use of the database functions; collaborating with division heads and teachers to maximize the school’s use of the academic functions of the database.

Event responsibilities include planning and executing school events in coordination with appropriate staff, including: appreciation events, Grandparents and Special Friends’ Days, Picture Day, new parent orientation, donor, alumni social events, graduation, performances and and other events as needed, serving as a point of contact for hosts and guests; and maintaining comprehensive event plans.

The successful candidate will be a strong team player and a proactive thinker. Key qualities will be attention to detail, organization skills, ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects, strong written and verbal communication skills.  Some database experience is preferred. Knowledge of French is helpful but not necessary. To apply please email ljakobson@fasri.org with a cover letter and resume.

RECEPTIONIST
The receptionist is the first person visitors and prospective parents meet when they enter the school office. When the receptionist is not attending to callers or visitors, there is a collection of administrative tasks to be performed related to attendance, supplies, documents and student first aid. This position follows the academic calendar. The receptionist works during school hours and reports to the Director of Finance and Administration.

The successful candidate will be a strong team player with a positive attitude. Key qualities will be strong verbal and written communication skills, good follow-through of actions, and an ability to balance an intermittent stream of tasks while prioritizing superior customer service in person and on the phone. Knowledge of spoken French required.

Reception responsibilities include screening and directing incoming phone calls; greeting and directing visitors in and out, processing mail and packages; processing payments (including lunch, field trips etc); and ensuring an orderly and neat reception area.

Administrative responsibilities include tracking daily student, teacher and staff attendance and following up each day with parents of absent students; coordinating daily school bus transportation, assisting administrative staff in various clerical tasks; monitoring, purchasing and dispensing school and office supplies, maintaining student files, records, emergency information  and updating the database as necessary; handling transcript requests; providing minor first aid care; assisting administrative staff in various clerical tasks as needed. To apply please email lmalone@fasri.org with a cover letter and resume.

FRENCH TEACHERS
L’Ecole Franco-Americaine du Rhode Island est située dans Providence la capitale de l’état de Rhode Island. Elle est en expansion et compte à ce jour 200 élèves de la Petite Section à la 4e  L’établissement est homologué par le Ministère de l’Éducation Nationale et affilié à la Mission Laïque Française. Programme bilingue innovant et projet d’établissement centré sur le bilinguisme, un Espace Numérique de Travail et les activités physiques. Nous recherchons des enseignants pour la rentrée 2016. Titulaires de l’Éducation Nationale et / ou titulaires d’une maîtrise en FLE avec un minimum de trois années d’expérience réussies. Une expérience à l’étranger et un anglais courant sont un atout.

Les candidats enverront leur CV et leur lettre de présentation à Jean-Yves Carpanèse à l’adresse Admin@fasri.org en indiquant recrutement professeurs dans le titre. Veuillez consulter notre onglet qui vous donnera des renseignements plus précis.

EXTRACURRICULAR STAFF AND CLUB INSTRUCTORS
The French-American School of Rhode Island is now recruiting extracurricular staff & club instructors. Ideal candidates will be fluent in French, knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and creative.  All applicants should have previous experience working with school-aged children.  Please send a cover letter, CV, and two references to Virginie Gherardi, Director of Extracurricular Programs: vgherardi@fasri.org.

L’Ecole Franco-Américaine du Rhode Island recrute des animateurs pour son département de programmes périscolaires. La préférence sera donnée à des candidats dynamiques et créatifs, qui parlent français couramment et qui ont une expérience pertinente avec des enfants. Veuillez faire parvenir une lettre de motivation, un CV récent, et les coordonnées de deux personnes de référence à Virginie Gherardi, Directrice des Programmes Périscolaires : vgherardi@fasri.org