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For general employment inquiries, please send your CV, cover letter, and dossier (if applicable) to

Current Opportunities

Substitute Teachers

L’Etoile is looking for substitute teachers to lead classes from preschool through 5th grade. Under the emergency childcare guidelines during COVID-19, our preschool classes are capped at 10 students and our K-5 classes have 15 or less students. 


  • Experience teaching in primary school, or working with primary school children
  • Teaching degree preferable
  • Experience as a substitute teacher a plus
  • Availability at short notice helpful (when possible assignments will be given in advance)
  • Organization, proactivity and initiative, kindness, patience
  • Capacity to work with a team and to integrate a new class/level quickly
  • Central Background Registry number in Oregon
  • Must wear a face covering while teaching and use caution in and outside of the classroom regarding social distancing and other COVID-19 safety protocols.


  • Follow lesson plans written by teachers + follow-up with a communication to teachers after
  • Supervision during transitions and recess
  • Cleaning and tidying up classrooms as needed

L’Etoile is open 5 days a week, 7:50 am to 6:00 pm. Substitute hours will vary depending on the needs of the school and your availability.

For immediate consideration, interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume to Joëlle Mayo, Head of School.


Certified French Teachers for the 2021-2022 School Year

L’Etoile is seeking full-time French Teachers for the 2021-2022 school year. Candidates must be motivated, self-directed, flexible, and possess solid English speaking skills. Ideal candidates also possess a collaborative work ethic and warm demeanor. Preference will be given to those who are certified through the French Ministry of Education. Class sizes are limited to 20 students, but generally range from 15-18.

Employment begins in the last week of August 2021. Salary is commensurate with experience.

If interested, please send your CV, a cover letter, and a recent inspection report to


Summer Interns

We are looking for enthusiastic, French-speaking individuals who love children to intern at our summer camp. If interested, please send an email to

Please see the summer internship page of our website for details.

Summer Program Intern:
Please see the summer internship page of our website for details.

Non-Discrimination Policy

L’Etoile French Immersion School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.

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