Employment Opportunity


Type of employment: Casual

Area: Sydney CBD, Chatswood & various inner-city schools

About us: The Alliance Française de Sydney is the leading French language school in Sydney, providing high quality language instruction at all levels (complete beginners to advanced), and offering a wide range of cultural events for its members, including the yearly Alliance Française French Film Festival.


Applications are invited for a number of casual French teachers to run classes from our range of Adults, Teens and/or Kids programs. The successful applicants will join a casual pool of teachers who may be rostered on for each school session.

Suitable applicants will be qualified, innovative and enthusiastic teachers of French as a Foreign Language. They will be able to demonstrate excellent classroom practice, interest in the care and welfare of students, exemplary use of educational technology in the classroom, and commitment to collegial collaboration.

It is expected that applicants will have:

  • A Master Degree in Teaching French as a Foreign Language or a “DAEFLE” Diploma
  • Significant experience in teaching French to adults, teenagers and/or kids
  • Advanced knowledge of interactive teaching methods, ICTS, and experience delivering high-quality online classes
  • Experience in providing authentic assessment of student progress, and using data to inform teaching practice
  • Demonstrated ability to provide corrective and constructive feedback to improve student achievement
  • Demonstrated ability in lesson planning and organisation in class preparation
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to ensure positive relationships with students and colleagues
  • Excellent organisation skills, particularly for the administrative tasks related to your class

Certification as a DELF-DALF examiner, and sound knowledge of the CEFRL framework are preferred.

Applicants MUST be available to work on weekdays, evenings and Saturday mornings. It is expected that successful applicants will participate in one teaching staff meeting per session.

You will need to provide a current Working With Children Check Clearance Number prior to commencing employment with Alliance Française de Sydney.

Visa Requirements:

Applicants must be living in Australia at the time of the application.

Candidates must hold a valid work visa or a working holiday visa.

Please send your resume, cover letter, and the names and contact details of at least three professional referees in FRENCH to denism@afsydney.com.au

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