[2024-2025] Full-Time American Kindergarten Teacher

The École is an independent, French-American bilingual school serving an international community of Maternelle-to-Middle School students in New York City’s Flatiron District. The school offers a bilingual academic program and has a student body of more than 350 students from Pre-Nursery through 8th Grade (ages 2-14).

We are looking for candidates for the position of Full-Time American Kindergarten Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. This is a very rare opportunity to join our extraordinary team of talented educators.

Responsibilities include working closely with a French co-teacher to organize, plan, and execute developmentally appropriate educational activities for 5-year-old students.

The École is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion in our school. We encourage applicants of all races, backgrounds, genders, gender identities, sexual orientations, and ages to apply.

For more information about the position and details about how to apply, please see this brochure.

[2024-2025] French Speech Therapist (Orthophoniste)

Position: Freelance French Speech Therapist (Orthophoniste

Location: New York City, Flatiron District 

School: The École from Pre-Nursery to 8th Grade

Start Date: September 2024

Compensation: Competitive, based on services rendered, paid directly by families.

We are looking for a freelance French speech therapist (orthophoniste) to partner with us around our students and families to support them in their academic journey. The orthophoniste will be able to work in our school facilities.


  • Conduct assessments and evaluations to diagnose speech, language, and communication disorders.
  • Develop individualized treatment plans tailored to each student’s needs.
  • Provide therapy and interventions to individuals with speech and language difficulties.
  • Collaborate with other professionals within the school, such as educators, the Educational Support Team, and families, to ensure holistic care and support for students.
  • Keep detailed records of patient progress and communicate effectively with relevant stakeholders.


  • Degree in orthophonie or related field from an accredited institution.
  • Certification/licensure as an orthophoniste in Europe.
  • Demonstrated experience working with children and families.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Excellent communication skills in French, both verbal and written.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about helping others and meet the qualifications for this position, we invite you to apply. Please submit your resume and cover letter to the Head of the Counseling Department, Stéphanie Antoine, at stephanie.antoine@theecole.org, indicating "Orthophoniste Application" in the subject line.