top of page

Dual Certified Teacher - French and Another Subject

The Lang School seeks creative, passionate, and dedicated teachers/specialists to support our twice-exceptional (2e) students — gifted students with learning differences — across a variety of grades, subject and clinical support areas.


We offer our highly promising learners in grades K-12 a rigorous, learner-centered, empirically validated education with integrated supports that foster independence and self-advocacy.


We are looking for a confident, trained, experienced dual-certified teacher of French AND another area to join our team on a full-time basis. 


Teacher Candidate Requirements:

  • Classroom-based experience teaching French to English speakers is required.

  • Candidate should be fully bilingual in French and English - written and spoken.

  • Degree in French Education or Foreign Language Education and another subject is required.

  • Proficiency with classroom technologies, online learning platforms, and Google Suite.


Successful candidates:


  • have an authentic connection with our school's mission and our student population of twice exceptional learners

  • have experience working in gifted and/or special needs learning spaces and have deep knowledge in and passion for their area(s) of specialty.

  • are grounded in an understanding of progressive, inquiry-based education.

  • have the experience of or a desire to teach in a setting that honors the competence, independence, and promise of children so that strengths can be amplified and challenges resolved

  • are creative designers of learning experience who leverage student interests, real-world problems, and professional tools/experts to design for purposeful experience that drives student learning.

  • are committed to social justice and equity through action, reflection and growth and to an examination of the intersection of their identities and the identities of their students and colleagues to support the creation of equitable learning spaces.

  • are tenacious and possess a “whatever it takes” attitude to support student learning that derives from adaptability, flexibility, an ability to improvise and unwavering kindness and patience.

  • are excellent communicators who actively listen and ask probing questions with/of all members of the community and know how to be candid and empathic at the same time.

  • are community and collaboration focused and know the importance of leveraging divergent viewpoints for the improvement of our collective work and the building of positive relationships.

  • hold their colleagues and students accountable, and are receptive and humble when held accountable.

  • are comfortable with ambiguity and not always having or knowing the answers, but are an intellectually curious growth-focused lifelong learner who picks up new ideas quickly


The Lang School ( is a progressive independent school located in lower Manhattan serving grades K-12. Our high potential and gifted learners also have learning challenges, such as ADHD, anxiety, EF difficulties, dyslexia, or high functioning autism. These twice-exceptional (“2e”) learners have a unique set of social-emotional and intellectual needs. We meet students where they are and empower them to achieve their next levels of excellence with research-based supports & a robust Talent Development Program.

Our mission is to create a safe and engaging learning environment for students with an emphasis on creative thinking and assets-based approaches. Our students are both unique and diverse, and we seek out and celebrate diversity in our community — in our identities (race, ethnicity, gender expression, socioeconomic status), as well as our backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.


To Apply:

Please submit a RESUME and COVER LETTER to in relation to the specifics of your experience and training and our program and student population. We will follow up with promising candidates who align with potential openings. At Lang, we appreciate that people's professional paths aren't necessarily linear and that they can be punctuated by purposeful gaps.

Compensation: Salaries are competitive and based on experience and training (salary range $70,000 - $100,000). The Lang School offers a competitive benefits package, including employer-paid health insurance, dental/vision insurance options, 401k matching options, and ample professional development opportunities.

The Lang School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Lang does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law.

bottom of page