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Posted September 2015. EDUCATION FRANÇAISE BAY AREA SEEKS FRENCH TEACHERS.  Nous recherchons actuellement des enseignants pour l'année scolaire 2015-2016 dans toutes nos antennes de la région de San Francisco. Nous recherchons deux profils différents :  Des enseignants du primaire, connaissant le programme de l’Education nationale et sensibilisés aux problématiques du bilinguisme.  Des enseignants formés à l’enseignement du Français Langue Etrangère.  Education Française Bay Area ( est une association à un but non lucratif reconnue par l'Agence de l'Enseignement Français à l'Etranger et la Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Nous organisons des cours de français après l'école dans l'enceinte des écoles publiques américaines, pour les enfants francophones (Français Langue Maternelle) et anglophones (Français Langue Etrangère), de la section K à la fin du lycée. Nous suivons un programme sérieux avec des méthodes ludiques. Nous préparons à des examens officiels (DELF) ouvrant les portes des universités francophones.  Tous nos postes sont à temps partiel. Les cours ont lieu en fin d'après-midi. - La rémunération est généreuse et commensurable avec l'expérience et les diplômes. - La qualité de la langue et la personnalité des candidats constituent un critère primordial de sélection.  - Nous sommes particulièrement intéressés de renforcer notre équipe pédagogique avec des personnes incarnant la diversité et la richesse de la francophonie.   - Pour s'épanouir professionnellement chez nous, il faut que vous soyez passionné par le bilinguisme des enfants, que vous ayez l'âme missionnaire et envie de participer à un laboratoire pédagogique.  Contact :  

Posted September 2015. THE ALLIANCE FRANÇISE DE SAN FRANCISCO is currently recruiting French teachers who specialize in working with children.  Inquire via email at; please, no phone calls.

Posted September 2015. BERKELEY FRENCH GROUP SEEKS TEACHER.  A long established French conversation group in Berkeley seeks a teacher to meet with us every Saturday morning, 9:45 to 11:45.  Usually, 10 to 14 attend and each person pays $10.  We read French books and discuss them.  We also talk about art, literature, economics, history, religion, current events, politics, etc.  Our interests are wide and varied and we seek a native French speaker who will enjoy this type of interchange.  Please contact Myrna Walton at 510 524 4564 or at

Posted September 2015. COLOR ME FRENCH PRESCHOOL SEEKS FRENCH-SPEAKING TEACHING ASSISTANT.  Color Me French Preschool est une petite maternelle a domicile. Nous accueillons tous les jours 6 enfants entre 2 et 6 ans. Nous recherchons une maîtresse créative, ou une assistante.  Le poste est basé à San Francico.  Emploi du Temps:  Poste d’assistante : Mercredi et vendredi 8.45-12.45 ( possibilité de travailler plus d' heures)  Poste de maitresse: Mercredi 8.45-12.45 et Vendredi 8.45-3.30.  Profil:  Expérience minimum de 1 an dans le domaine de la petite enfance; Créative; Etre capable d'enseigner dans tous les niveaux de la maternelle ; Très Bonne maîtrise de la langue française (Ceux ne parlant pas couramment le français, s'abstenir); Amour des enfants, rigueur, organisation, autonomie, sens de la responsabilité, fortes qualités relationnelles.;  Dîplomes demandés Assistante: Pas diplôme nécessaire, cependant une année d' expérience dans le domaine de la petite enfance est nécessaire.  Dîplomes demandés institutrice:  6-12 ECE units OU BA / MASTER in early childhood éducation ou diplome petite enfance.  Contact:  

Posted August 2015. MORAVIA SEEKS NATIVE FRENCH-CANADIAN FOR POSITION IN CUPERTINO.  Moravia is looking for native French (from Canada)/English QA Testers for one of our well-known clients in Cupertino, CA. The projects are all about testing our client’s software applications and websites. All our projects are high profile projects and require a lot of care and attention to detail. Job information:-Hourly rate-It’s a temporary position under a W2 contract-Working hours: 8.30 am to 4.30 pm-Onsite position in Cupertino, CA.  Requirements:  - Candidate must be eligible to work in the US  - Candidate must live in the San Francisco Bay area - Candidate must be a French (from Canada) native speaker.  Desired skills:  -Familiar with Mac, Apple products, services or features  -Ability to type in native language with local keyboard.  If you are ready to combine your passion with work, and you are eligible to work in the US, reach out to us! Don´t forget to share your contact information  and send us your updated CV to  .

Posted August 2015. KNOWLEDGE ENGINE SEARCH LOCALIZATION SPECIALIST.  Search Localization Specialist will work with Google Search Engineers to help optimize search features for certain locales and languages. The role may include tasks like reviewing and evaluating sample sets of user queries, as well as product QA to finally deliver right product to the locale. This person would be an individual contributor to the project with occasional project management responsibilities for a sub-team. Qualifications:   Search Language Specialist (SLS) for French and France should satisfy the following requirements: Required: Be a native speaker of France.  Is fluent in English (for MTV roles) both verbally and in writing. Available to work physically 5 days/week at MTV.  Preferred:  Have lived at least 3 years in France within last 5 years. Demonstrated technical expertise within applications or have strong technology orientation. Example indicators for this are: A science or engineering university degree preferable.  Worked in a tech company for at least 2 years.  Power users of technology, including web, mobile apps, search engines, social networks, etc.  Have interest in working on a combination of data curation, analysis, translation, and language QA tasks. Team player with exceptional interpersonal and solution-oriented attitude.  Strong work ethic and ability to work with minimal supervision.  Responsibilities may include any or all of the following: Query evaluation.  Provide natural native-language expertise for a wide range of topic areas and help to define user needs.  Serve as expert “raters” for specific products, for engineers working on improving the software.  Dataset review :  Analyze data and further related analysis. Review data, assessing cultural relevance, linguistic quality, and product fit. Understanding search results.  Work with Google Engineers for advanced algorithm development. Diagnose and report incorrect results.   Data quality improvement:  Report data quality issues.  Write and translate to contribute to the quality of data contents.  UI and Product improvement   Help adjust the user interfaces to the local languages. Write configuration documents for explanations and subtitles.  Run QA on the UI  This is a 1 year temporary assignment in Mountain View, CA. Hours are Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm.  Randstad USA T 650-253-4816 or 

Posted August 2015. SANTA ROSA CITY SCHOOLS seeks French Language Professor FTE 1.00 (5 periods & a Prep) Certificated Staff.  It's M-F 8am-3pm daily.  It starts next week, August 19, 2015.  Contact:  Bertha Garcia, Recruiting Technician, Santa Rosa City Schools, Sonoma County, CA. or 707.528.5631 for details.

Posted July 2015. SANTA ROSA  HIGH SCHOOL is currently seeking a French teacher to start ASAP (in August).  See EdJoin for more information!

Posted July 2015. FRANCOPHONE CHARTER SCHOOL OF OAKLAND SEEKS INSTRUCTORS.  The Francophone Charter School of Oakland seeks experienced, dynamic and passionate instructors and a program coordinator to lead activities during its after school program for students in Transitional Kindergarten through 3rd Grade starting August 24, 2015.  We are currently looking for: at least 3 after school instructors (see for details) and 1 after school coordinator (see for details.  The after school program, located at the school, 9736 Lawlor Street, Oakland, runs from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily and from 2:15 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays starting August 24, 2015.  The positions are 15-20 hours a week, approximately 3:15-6:15 p.m. M-T-R-F, and 2:00-6:15 p.m. on Wednesdays.  The coordinator will work 5 additional hours a week to oversee and plan the program, and ensure continuity with the school's staff and educational program.  Pay is $12.25-20/hour for instructors and $20-30/hour for the coordinator, and commensurates with experience.  We are looking for educators who play actively with kids and demonstrate a genuine interest in individuals, engage little ones to play together well, and generally offer support.  Fluency in French is preferred.  Special skill or experience in music, art, athletics or other is desirable. 510.394.4110 or for details.

Posted July 2015. CREATIVITY INC. is a service provider in San Carlos specializing in integrated design, content development, production and engineering for electronic toys, games, apps, and learning.  We are working on a project for a client that needs French speaking female voices—either women who can sound like young girls of about age 10, or an actual young girl. We are looking to audition talents this week or early next week if possible. If selected as a final talent, the final recording would likely also take place next week as this project is under a tight deadline.  The project will pay $75/hr. We estimate about 1 hour total for the final recording.  Any interested talents can contact me at Even if talents do not meet the specifications for this project but would be interested, we can arrange for generic auditions so we have their voices on file for future projects. If you would like any other information about our company or about the project, please let me know!

Posted May 2015. SCHOOL OFFICE MANAGER NEEDED AT THE FRANCOPHONE CHARTER SCHOOL OF OAKLAND.  Francophone Charter School of Oakland is currently looking for an Bilingual French/English Office Manager to provide administrative support as assigned by the Principal and to be the first point of contact for day-to-day needs of students, families and staff. The Office Manager will maintain administrative functions of the school office to create an organized, supportive learning environment for students, families and staff. KNOWLEDGE OF:  School office practices and procedures. Modern office practices, procedures and equipment. Financial record-keeping techniques. Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary. Administrative letter and report writing techniques. Oral and written communication techniques. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Telephone techniques and etiquette. District organization, operations, policies and objectives. Computer software applications such as Microsoft and Excel. General office machine operations.   Basic first aid.  ABILITY TO:  - Perform a wide variety of clerical and secretarial duties to coordinate school office activities and assist the Principal in a variety of administrative tasks.  - Establish and implement office procedures as needed and according to established guidelines. - Understand and follow oral and written directions. - Compose correspondence independently. - Type or input data proficiently and accurately using applicable computer software. - Perform duties effectively with many demands on time and constant interruptions.- Work independently with little direction.- Understand and resolve issues, complaints or problems. - Establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships.  - Operate a variety of office machines including computer and copier. - Plan and organize work. - Meet schedules and time lines. - Maintain good public relations with students, parents, teachers and the public.  - Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. - Compile and maintain accurate records, verify data and prepare reports. - Work confidentially with discretion. - Administer first aid.  EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: - Graduation from high school or equivalent and three years of general secretarial or increasingly responsible clerical experience involving frequent contact with the public. - Experience working in a public school office is highly desirable. - Fluent in French and in EnglishFull-time Position (40h/week)  Starting date : July 1, 2015  Salary based on experienceApplicants of color who can reflect the diversity of our school, city, and world are strongly encouraged to apply. for additional details.

Posted April 2015. JOB OPPORTUNITY FOR SOMEONE WITH NATIVE LANGUAGE FLUENCY IN FRENCH. Our client is currently seeking candidates for a Project Lead position that requires Native language fluency in the French language.  As a project lead for a major internet company, you will be expanding coverage of a widely used, consumer-facing product to a broad range of subject areas. You will have a multi-faceted role in managing projects, using a purpose-built toolset to configure implementations and tune performance. You’ll work with many interesting subject areas related to areas such as food, hobbies, and pop culture. You will interact with product managers and program managers, as well as with a small team of contracted data specialists. In addition, you’ll be building best practices in conjunction with other contracted project managers. Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelors degree. In lieu of degree, 4 years of relevant experience; Project management experience, including documenting and improving workflows; Experience with google docs; Experience configuring software applications; Native French speaker; Fluent English speaker.  Preferred Qualifications:  Bachelors degree in a technical field, such as computer science; Experience managing remote teams; Quick study- able to master new subject areas in a short period of time; Experience with data transformation tools or scripting languages; Experience with software product management; Be a native speaker for French; Have lived at least 3 years in France during the last 7 years.  This is a temporary one year assignment at our client's Mountain View campus. The hours will be Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm. Pay range is $30 to $37/hr.  CONTACT INFORMATION:  Tomoyo Kitagawa, Site Manager, Randstad USA.  T 650-253-4816, or for details.

Posted April 2015. FRANCOPHONE CHARTER SCHOOL OF OAKLAND SEEKS TEACHERS.  Francophone Charter School of Oakland is seeking energetic, positive teachers and school leaders at all school levels (TK/K/1st/2nd/3rd) to teach bilingual classes for our new charter school starting in Fall 2015!  The mission of the Francophone Charter School of Oakland is to provide a dual-immersion curriculum in French and in English to a diverse community of students. Our goal is to develop bilingual and bi-literate global citizens who are open-minded and value intellectual curiosity, personal integrity and creativity.  All Francophone Charter School of Oakland teachers will have a passion for bilingualism and an enthusiasm for the dual French/English language model of the school. We know it is essential for teachers to have native-like fluency in any language in which they teach, and we are seeking this in our candidates. A prior experience in a bilingual or language immersion school or program will be greatly appreciated, but we are open to having our campus be the first bilingual education experience for highly-skilled, dynamic elementary teachers who believe in our mission and vision. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching and/or service.  Every teacher must have a growth mindset and be open to continuous professional improvement, and all teachers must be willing to embrace the professional development offered that is necessary to create a cohesive campus that realizes the educational and cultural mission/vision/principles of Francophone Charter School of Oakland.  Please send your resume and a cover letter at  and for more information, please visit:  Francophone Charter School of Oakland, as an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in its hiring of employees on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship, marital or veteran status, age, or disability.  All candidates are encouraged to apply.

Posted March 2015. HIRING PART TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT AT THE ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE DE SAN FRANCISCO.    The Alliance Française is the largest network of French language and cultural centers in the world. The Alliances across the world are dedicated to promoting French language and francophone culture in order to foster cultural dialogue.  The Alliance Française of San Francisco is the leading center in the SF Bay metro area for French language services and francophone resources. The goal of the Alliance is to challenge and enrich the lives of the SF Bay area community by offering the opportunity to connect with people of different backgrounds and cultures in order to better understand and appreciate the greater global community.  JOB DESCRIPTION  Position: Part time Administrative Assistant Location: Alliance Francaise de SF  Department: Front Desk Reports to: Director of Studies Schedule: 32 hours/week Start date:  ASAP  The Administrative Assistant, under the supervision of the Director of Studies, is primarily responsible for providing effective customer service and ensuring orderly operations.  The Administrative Assistant is at the center of all Alliance Française operations and interacts with all its staff and stakeholders: cultural attendees, members and Board members, students, volunteers, donors, cultural, educational and other Alliance partners, teachers and admin staff, contractors and vendors.  As part of the Front Desk team, the Administrative Assistant will coordinate with colleagues to ensure service continuity and quality.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  -  Reception and information: Direct and inform customers; Handle phone, mail and deliveries; Serve as liaison between staff, teachers, and students;Ensure inventory of learning material and general supplies. for details.

Posted February 2015. SEEKING TUTOR.  The Alliance Française de Santa Rosa is looking for an instructor for occasional tutoring for youth ages 6-12.  Please contact: if interested.

Posted November 2014. WINE INDUSTRY LANGUAGE SOLUTIONS.  Two local educators have created a new company in Napa and Sonoma called Wine Industry Language Solutions that offers language classes in French, Spanish, ESL and Italian as well as translation for the local wine industry.  They are presently looking for qualified French teachers/translators who would like to work in Sonoma and Napa  on a call basis.  If you are interested, please contact Dorothy Rudy (707-431-1655, ) or Josefina Adriance (707-257-1809, )

Posted October 15, 2014. FRENCH IMMERSION PRESCHOOL HIRING FOR FULL-TIME POSITION.  A French Immersion Preschool in Oakland is looking for a dedicated Early Childhood professional to join our dynamic team of educators. We have one temporary, full-time position available with the possibility of future permanent, full-time employment. We offer great health benefits and competitive salary.  We are a non-profit French preschool with a 100% immersion program committed to early childhood education. Our mission is to provide a safe and prosperous environment for the whole child; socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Our primary focus is placed on the needs of children (ages 2. 9-5 years) and their family. Our goal is to provide a stimulating and educational experience through developmentally appropriate practices.  All Preschool Teacher applicants must possess the following: * 6 E.C.E units required, 12 E.C.E. units or more preferred  * CPR and First Aid Certified or willing to get certified * Ability to pass Livescan Background Check  * Flexible, reliable, and punctual * Professional, creative, and enthusiastic * Fluent French speaker.  WE ARE WILLING TO TRAIN THE RIGHT CANDIDATE!  If you are interested in a position with our company, please email your cover letter and resume to  

Posted August 12, 2014. PROFESSEUR DE FLE – EMPLOYMENT AT THE ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE DE SAN FRANCISCO.  Nous rechechons des professeurs de FLE pour nos programmes adultes, adolescents et enfants (5-14 ans). Vous devez : avoir une expérience de l’enseignement auprès des adultes, adolescents et/ou enfants. être diplômé(e) en français langue étrangère (Maîtrise FLE, DAEFLE ou équivalent) ou avoir une grande expérience dans l’enseignement de la langue française en tant que seconde langue. être dynamique, enthousiaste, consciencieux (se), ouvert(e) aux nouvelles technologies, avoir un bon sens du relationnel et un esprit d’equipe. être disponible en soirée et le samedi (emploi rémunéré à l’heure). avoir une connaissance des publics multiculturels. Vous êtes : de langue maternelle française ou avez le niveau langue maternelle.  en possession d’un permis de travail américain. Envoyez votre candidature en français avec CV, lettre de motivation et liste de references détaillés
à Delia Bratosin, Director of Studies, à l’adresse suivante   Prière de ne pas appeler la réception. Merci pour votre compréhension. for details.

Posted July 8, 2014. JOB ANNOUNCEMENT.  Volt, a leading staffing solutions provider is hiring four fluent French speakers to work in a busy call center for a major luxury brand. This is a full time, temporary to hire position, paying $18 per hour and requires a 12-month commitment.  Job Description:  The Bilingual Customer Relations Specialist will support internal and external clients in a busy call center in San Francisco, CA.  Job Responsibilities: Answer phones and respond to customer requests in a courteous and professional manner Maintain and establish new customer accounts Provide customers with product and service information Identify, research, and resolve customer issues using available resources Escalate customer inquiries and issues when not able to resolve Update credit card information and process payments Research billing and payment issues Review account history and activity with customers Assist customers with website navigation Other duties as assigned   For an immediate consideration please contact James West: 415-536-5844 or

Posted July 1, 2014. LOOKING FOR A JOB IN SAN FRANCISCO AREA.  Planning to move to San Francisco and its surrounding next September for personal reasons, I am currently looking for a position as Education/Administrative Manager in a Language/Educational School. I have extensive experience in the management of language training centres and the coordination of pedagogical and cultural projects, connected with the French speaking language and culture. Contributing to the proper functioning and development of an institution and the well-being of my team is my main goal.  In addition to my extensive work experience to date, I have developed the ability to multi-task and prioritize workloads in a fast-paced environment. I am multilingual (bilingual French/English and good knowlege of Italian/Spanish..), reliable, efficient and accurate in my duties, and I enjoy working on my own initiative or as part of a team. Should you require any additional information, please find my CV ( and do not hesitate to contact me:  

Posted July 1, 2014. FRENCH TEACHER NEEDED.  University Preparatory Academy in San Jose is currently looking for a French teacher to teach one class of French 1, one of French 2 and one of French 3.  If you are interested please contact:  Daniel Ordaz, Executive Director, University Preparatory Academy, 408.291.1529 or

Posted May 2014. EFBA (EDUCATION FRANÇAISE BAY AREA) cherche des ANIMATEURS FRANCOPHONES DE CENTRE AERE 2014.  This page is in French only because we are looking for native French candidates.  Nous recherchons des animateurs pour nos centres aérés situés dans la baie de San Francisco, pour une durée de 6 semaines du 23 juin au 1er août 2014. Nos centres aérés accueillent des enfants francophones et anglophones (maximum : 30%). Ils ont pour but l'immersion linguistique en français et le développement d’une fierté de bilingue. En plus des activités, chaque journée comportera une heure de cours de français.  Mission principale:  Garantir la sécurité des enfants et entretenir des relations avec les familles; Participer à l’éveil des enfants dans un environnement agréable et sécurisantAnimer chaque moment auprès des enfants de telle sorte qu’ils gravitent autour d’elle/de lui et interagissent en français.  Détails:

Posted February 2014. NEEDED:  FRENCH CANADIANS TO RECORD VOICEOVERS.  A Bay Area voiceover company is seeking French Canadians (1 male & 1 female) to help record voiceovers for a children's toy. NO experience in voiceover acting is required.  If chosen for the part, pay is $50/hour, $30 for travel costs (if applicable). (We will need two French Canadian talents, one male, one female. They should sound like a young adult. Both will perform a “narrator” role that can best be described as a “friendly guide”.  The male voice talent should be able to do two different voices: the narrator previously mentioned and also a radio dispatch voice. The radio dispatch voice is slightly authoritative.  The female voice talent will not need two separate voices, just two different performances as the narrator. One will be the “friendly guide” and one will be slightly more enthusiastic version of the guide.  Contact me if you are interested:

Posted October 2013. GANDI.NET SEEKING CUSTOMER CARE REP. is a webhost and registrar with headquarters in Paris, France  and an office in San Francisco.  This job location will be San Francisco (Bay Area), CA.  Gandi has a unique and wonderful customer base. Nearly all our customers are referrals, since we do not advertise, so we know the importance of happy customers! Our support team is where we make that happen. We are hiring motivated, creative, bright, and sassy individuals that are passionate about helping others manage their presence online.  We aren’t looking for a lot of experience for this position. In fact, we don’t necessarily want the tech wizards, rather the dedicated, curious autodidacts! You just need to be familiar with the internet, know what a domain name is and that a web host is not a person who raises spiders. We will help you learn the rest.  We prefer candidates who already know some French. If you don’t, you should be willing and able to learn at least the basics. Knowing Spanish is a big plus, particularly if you can write well in it. Other languages can be helpful, too.  Candidates should already have the ability to work legally in the US.  Overall, if you are rigorous, organized, patient, collaborative, and ready to join us on a perpetual quest for awesomeness, we want to hear from you.  To apply, contact us at jobs-us /at/ gandi /dot/ net. Attach your resume and a writing sample in English. Your writing sample should be at least 1000 words, on a technological subject, be detailed and explain the subject’s subtleties. Marketing language will count against you.  Show us how brilliant you are, and that you want this job, and we will contact you!

Posted October 2013. CHEF & SOUS-CHEF NEEDED FOR ONE WEEK IN JUNE 2014 IN SOUTHWEST FRANCE.  If you are a chef and her/his helper heading to France next summer and comfortable sharing a room together, this may be the job for you!  Includes free lodging near Cahors, plus $200 for the cook, $100 for the helper.  Responsibilities include cooking for a small group of students taking courses at Latitude.  Duration:  one week. Contact Barbara Phillips for more information:

Posted October 2013. BENJAMIN BOUAZIZ CHERCHE UN STAGE.  Benjamin s’est récemment installé à San Francisco:  J’ai choisi cette ville pour le dynamisme qu’on lui connait dans le domaine des nouvelles technologies. En effet je souhaite développer un projet web sur le placement de produit dans l'audiovisuel et pour cela j'ai besoin de temps. Actuellement je dispose d'un visa touristique qui me donne la possibilité de rester sur le territoire encore 1 mois et demi et c'est la raison pour laquelle je recherche une solution sur du moyen/long terme soit un visa J-1.  Un stage me semble être la solution la plus adéquate pour rester ici assez longtemps (18 mois) afin de pouvoir avancer sur mon projet tout en m'enrichissant d'une expérience dans le domaine du web.  Contact:  Benjamin Bouaziz []

Posted September 2013. AYUSA INTERNTIONAL, GRANTS TEAM, is currently hiring a YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAM WITH SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA GRANT PROGRAM COORDINATOR.  Position Description:  Ayusa, a non-profit division of Intrax, is a leader in providing cultural exchange and education opportunities to high school students from around the world. Ayusa is seeking a skilled and motivated Program Coordinator to manage and operate a short-term exchange program with Sub-Saharan Africa. Good interpersonal and writing skills and attention to detail are important aspects of the position. It offers the benefit of exposure into the world of student exchange and experience in a cultural exchange office setting.  Essential Functions  ? Manages assigned grant program with the goal of achieving grant objectives and guidelines;  ? Responsible for ensuring additional HQ oversight and monitoring of SSA participants;  ? Responsible for ensuring compliance of SSA participants;  ? Collects data, writes and submits quarterly reports to DOS;  ? Collaborate with Department of State;  ? Develop and maintain relationships with grant partners;  ? Provide additional support and counseling to SSA participants while on-program;  ? Assist with processing finances.   Additional Responsibilities  ? Conduct outreach and recruit host families for SSA participants;  ? Participate in strategic discussions of the Grants Team regarding programmatic opportunities and strategies for growth;  ? Other duties as assigned by Director.   Qualifications  ? Bachelor’s degree.  ? Experience with high school exchange programs and/or international exposure.  ? FRENCH LANGUAGE SKILLS  ? Strong analytical and organizational skills  ? Excellent attention to detail  ? Experience with cross-cultural communication  ? Commitment to a contract position for duration of program: September 2013-May 2014. Hours will vary.   Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes  ? Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.  ? Strategic thinking, analytical skills.  ? Excellent written and verbal communications skills and well versed in English and French.  ? Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines as well as balance multiple priorities concurrently.  ? Presentation skills and ability to effectively communicate with government officials, overseas partners, field personnel, and high school students.  ? Problem solving skills and the ability to negotiate compromise between multiple parties.  ? Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  ? International exposure a plus.   Performance Criteria  ? Meet all deadlines.  ? Meet or exceed performance objectives.  ? Successfully implement all aspects of the Youth Leadership Program with Sub-Saharan Africa program including participant support, specialized programming, etc.  ? Achieve high level of customer service and satisfaction for all participants in program   Compensation  Commensurate with experience  Ayusa is a globally-oriented company that provides a lifetime of high-quality educational, work and volunteer programs that connect people and cultures. Please visit our website at  HOW TO APPLY:  If you are interested in applying, please email cover letter and resume to David Beiser at  Ayusa is an Equal Opportunity Employer, offering a supportive and friendly, yet fast-paced environment.  No phone calls, please. Thank you.

Posted August 2013. L’ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE DE SAN FRANCISCO RECRUTE!  L'Alliance française de San Francisco recrute des professeurs pour des cours FLE, FOS et enfants.   Qualifications:   * avoir une formation FLE * avoir au moins un an d'expérience dans l'enseignement du FLE  * avoir un permis de travail américain  (attention nous ne sponsorisons pas pour un visa.)  * être impérativement disponible les samedis matins et un mois dans l'été  * être de langue maternelle française   Pour postuler merci d'envoyer votre CV à : et   

Posted May 2013. SEEKING FRENCH TEACHER / PROFESSEUR DE FRANÇAIS A TEMPS PLEIN A SAN FRANCISCO.  Le centre de culture et langue française FRENCH FOR FUN recherche un ou une Française pour un poste de professeur dans le cadre d'un programme d'immersion. Il s'agira d'enseigner le français à des enfants et adolescents à plein temps à partir du mois de septembre à San Francisco. Le/la candidate devra être énergique, enthousiaste et passioné(e) par la culture française contemporaine.

LOOKING FOR A FRENCH SPEAKING AFTERNOON SITTER.  We are looking for a French speaking babysitter for our 6 year old son who attends a French immersion school. We are a non French speaking family and feel that one way to support our son is to surround him with French both at school and at home.  We will need you regularly in the fall, once school starts.  We would need you 4 to 5 days a week, typically from 3pm to 6pm. Duties include picking him up from school, driving him to soccer/baseball practice, feeding him a snack, helping with his homework (10 minutes) and of course, speaking to him in French!   We have an extra car for you to use if you do not have one.  We would like to hire you occasionally during the summer as well. We want to make sure he does not forget his French, but the schedule is flexible. Pay range is $15-$20/hour depending on your experience.  We have a spare bedroom and bathroom so we could consider a live in arrangement. Since we will only need help from 3pm to 6pm, this could work for a student or if you would like to work more hours with another family in the mornings.  We are looking for someone who is honest, trustworthy, responsible, mature, and fun-loving.  We want you to engage our son and play with him, get him up and running, and excitedly speaking in French.  If this sounds interesting, please give me a call at 415 690 3725 or write to

Posted April 2013. AGENT ADMINISTRATIF AU CONSULAT GENERAL DE FRANCE A SAN FRANCISCO.  Contrat de 3 mois.  Poste à pourvoir du 1er mai 2013 au 31 juillet 2013.  Le Consulat général de France à San Francisco recrute un agent administratif pour le service de l’accueil consulaire (administration des Français, passeports, cartes d’identité, élections) à compter du 1er mai 2013 pour une durée de 3 mois.  Le poste est à plein temps pour un salaire mensuel brut de $ 3.327.  L’agent recruté participera à l’ensemble des tâches du service de l’accueil consulaire. Une formation initiale sur place sera assurée. Profil : Niveau d’études minimum : baccalauréat + 2 Cursus : administration, droit, sciences politiques, langues Excellente maîtrise de l’anglais et du français Excellente connaissance des outils informatiques Esprit d’initiative, autonomie, sens de l’organisation, rigueur et courtoisie Citoyen américain ou titulaire d’une carte verte (le consulat ne peut pas recruter de personnes sous visa, quelle que soit la nature de celui-ci) Les candidatures (CV et lettre de motivation) doivent être envoyées avant le vendredi 12 avril 2013 à or  

Posted March 2013. FRENCH-SPEAKING SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT NEEDED AT SANOFI.  Sanofi, a leader in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry, has an opportunity for a Senior Administrative Assistant in our San Francisco office (full-time with competitive benefits).  The ideal candidate will preferably speak and read some French, as visitors from the Paris headquarters often visit, and written communications are frequently in French as well.  The position details are attached and copied below.  We will be moving very quickly to fill this position, so CVs and any questions about the opportunity or the Sanofi organization should be directed to me ASAP (908-981-4650,

Posted March 2013. THE SANTA ROSA FRENCH-AMERICAN CHARTER SCHOOL hopes to find a French speaker to work in the front office.  Please see the following link for details on this job:  

Posted January 2013. SEEKING NATIVE FRENCH SPEAKER TO HELP RUN A HOUSEHOLD with two girls, ages 5 & 10, both of whom went to French for Fun in Lafayette, CA.  Must have valid California driver's license and also be willing to do light housekeeping.  Duties include:  Vacuum daily, trash daily, trash bins out on Thursday night and in on Friday, laundry, load and unload dishes, mop kitchen floor 3x week, make beds, fold girls’ clothes in closets, 5 yr old needs help with playing/ reading/ homework, make 2 lunches and 2 snacks.  The ideal person should be fond of kids and immaculate.  Hours flexible, but roughly 11-3 on Mondays and Fridays, and 11-6 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.   Contact:  

Posted November 2012. FRENCH ACTORS (NATIVE SPEAKERS) NEEDED.   Are you a native speaker of Mexican Spanish, Castilian Spanish, Standard French, Standard German, or Standard Italian? Do you have experience as an actor or singer?  We are looking for 4-5 actors per language (at least 2 men and 2 women) to star in our foreign-language educational video. Your job is to pronounce words, phrases, and sentences on camera for an online vocabulary program. You must currently be located in the San Francisco Bay Area, as production studio is in the north bay.  Filming will take place over the next several months. We estimate that the job will involve approximately 8--12 hours on camera for each actor, spread over 2-3 days of shooting.  For requirements/complete details:

Posted November 2012. JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Hand in Hand Academy, une Preschool pour les jeunes enfants (poupons jusqu'a 5 ans) du Nord Scottsdale, AZ (Shea/101) propose un programme d'IMMERSION en FRANCAIS et recherche activement des maitresses et assistantes qualifiees. Experience avec enfants en bas age requise, diplome preferre. Petite classe et environment de travail stimulant ou l'esprit d'equipe domine et salaires competitifs. L'etablissement est muni d'un chef cuisinier et propose des repas equilibres.   Preference pour plein temps. Possibilite de travail mi-temps. Faire parvenir votre curriculum vitae a:

Posted May 2012. SAN RAFAEL HIGH SCHOOL NOW HIRING FRENCH TEACHER. Please contact the district for details!

Posted May 2012. LA SANTA ROSA FRENCH AMERICAN CHARTER SCHOOL RECRUTE ! Santa Rosa ouvrira une école "charter" offrant un enseignement bilingue français-anglais à la communauté qu’il sert. SRFACS (, recrute onze professeurs (K-6).  Les candidats devront être de langue maternelle française ou capables de communiquer au niveau d’un interlocuteur natif. Les candidats devront avoir un diplôme d’enseignement (credentials) de l’état de Californie ou, le cas échéant, devront obtenir ce diplôme d’enseignement de l’état de Californie.  Merci de vous référer aux consignes en ligne pour postuler:

Posted January 2012. FRENCH-AMERICAN NON-PROFIT LOOKING FOR SKILLED VOLUNTEERS.  Education Francaise Bay Area ( is a non-profit organization focused on high quality, affordable French courses and serves families through 19 public school locations in the San Francisco Bay Area. EFBA is supported by the French government.  If you are interested in helping us, here is a list of positions. A few hours can make a difference:  - At a EFBA central level: Web Editor, Treasury and accounting, Employment Law / paralegal, Insurance commissioner, Graphic Designer, Translators or readers for our documents.  - In your local community: Marketing, Fundraising, Events and projects ("Galette des Rois' in January, "Chandeleur" in February, "Mardi Gras" carnival)Please contact:

Posted December 2011. THE ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE DE NAPA seeks a native French speaker with a background in educzation and experience teaching advanced French to teach a Tuesday evening class, 6pm to 7:30pm, beginning in mid-February.  There is also the possibility that an additional, Wednesday-night class will be needed.  Please contact Patricia Frye at the AF-Napa for details. or or 707.252.2673.

Posted November 2011. THE FEDIVER PUBLISHING HOUSE is looking for artists ! If you like dark humor, this is for you !     In the newspaper, you always find a section called miscellaneous / "faits divers", which states unclassifiable facts, more often tragic (kidnapping, stealing, murder... Dominique Strauss-Kahn's story, for example).   The students of Paris University "La Sorbonne" are leading a project to illustrate a novel, a numerical book and a website. They are looking for artists, illustrators, graphic designers, photographers...  Think about a real miscellaneous fact that has interested you. Split it up, grind it, sublimate it, knead it, shift it, transform it, interrogate it, versify it, criticize it the way you want. If your work is appreciated, it will illustrate a novel, published in France and presented at Paris Book Festival / "Le Salon du Livre".  For more information, or to submit your work : CONTACTS:  email : mail address : Master 2 Édition / Faits divers Université Paris IV-Sorbonne /  UFR de Littérature Française et Comparée / Bureau F048 /  1, rue Victor Cousin / 75005 Paris Facebook : Éditions fediver   

Posted October 2011. FRENCH TUTORS NEEDED.  Professional Tutoring Services of Silicon Valleyis recruiting French tutors from around the Bay Area.  We Offer:  $30.00- $40.00 per/hour; Flexible Schedule; Choice of working in our offices in Los Altos.  We Require: Reliable transportation; BA/BS or higher level of education; Experience teaching or tutoring.  If you are interested, please email/fax/mail us your resume, two references, and copy of transcripts at . Fax and address:  1.650.948.5137  or   699 Los Altos Avenue, Los Altos CA 94022.

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