PSMLA Fall Conference and Job Openings

Created on Wednesday, 03 Aug 2016 22:58:34

PSMLA News Update

Read below for information about the PSMLA Fall Conference and job openings.

PSMLA Fall Conference - October 13-15, 2016

Registration is now open for the PSMLA Fall Conference! Come join us at the Ambassador Banquet and Conference Center in Erie where this year’s theme is Languages: The Flagship to Opportunities. The conference begins on Thursday with a Pre-Conference Workshop: “Using Integrated Performance Assessment (IPA) to Improve Instruction and Learning” conducted by Dr. Bonnie Adair-Hauck. The Schedule of Sessions for Friday and Saturday is now available on the website. There is also an optional Winery Tour planned for Friday after the conference. Be sure to register for the conference prior to September 16, 2016 to take advantage of lower rates. Book your hotel room before September 12, 2016 to use the PSMLA Code for a reduced rate. We hope to see you in Erie!

Job Openings

The J.T. Lambert Intermediate School (East Stroudsburg Area School District) is searching for a French teacher to begin on August 23, 2016. Candidates must possess a valid Pennsylvania Instructional I or II French certification for this assignment. Qualifications include the following: strong academic background, highly developed classroom management skills, strong technology background, instructional experience/orientation at the appropriate level, creative and energetic and understanding of and empathy for students at the appropriate level. Completion of successful interviews and meeting all local District requirements are required. Please express your interest in this position by submitting a PA Standard Teaching Application along with a copy of your certificate, transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation and all current clearances. Teaching and clearance applications can be downloaded from the District website at  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and should be sent to:

Human Resources Office

East Stroudsburg Area School District

50 Vine Street

East Stroudsburg, PA  18301

Methacton School District (Philadelphia area) is offering a contracted full-time position teaching French I, II, and II Honors starting September 2016-17 at Methacton High School. Applicants must have a current PA Certification, Act 34, Act 151, and FBI clearances. Qualified applicants should have a completed REAP application and submit a written letter of interest as soon as possible to:


Robert Harney – Human Resources    

Methacton School District

1001 Kriebel Mill Road

Eagleville, PA 1940

Pittsburgh Public Schools is looking to hire teachers for French and Spanish. These positions are fully-benefited, seniority-earning, full-time and part time within Pittsburgh Public Schools. If you currently possess a valid teaching certification in Pennsylvania and are interested in being considered for these opportunities, please visit the following website to apply:

To become a PPS teacher, you must first complete a "Standard: Certified" application in the District's online application system. This application will be screened in order to determine if you will be placed on the eligible list. For more information, on the Eligible list please visit our website and view the Eligible List FAQ.  

A complete teacher application requires:

  • An updated resume, reflective of your education and employment experience, including community involvement and leadership roles

  • Writing samples (responses to three brief essay prompts)

  • References (submission and return of three electronic references)

  • Selection of your certification type and content area

  • Gallup Teacher Insight Survey. Upon submission of an application, applicants will be sent an email prompting them to complete the Gallup Teacher Insight Survey.

United Friends School (Quakertown) seeks a joyful, energetic part-time Spanish teacher for our Preschool through grade 8 program. Candidates must be fluent in speaking and writing Spanish, experienced in the TPR approach to teaching a language, and comfortable with teaching a wide age and ability range of students. We are seeking a teacher who has experience in Spanish-speaking cultures and who can create curricula that celebrate those cultures and increase cultural competency. Responsibilities include working closely with classroom teachers in preschool through 4th grade and with a team of middle school teachers. If interested, please e-mail a cover letter, resume and 3 references to  Nancy Donnelly, Head of School at

William Tennent High School, located in Warminster, Bucks County, PA, is seeking a part time teacher (contracted position) of German.  This position will be responsible for teaching three (3) sections.  The schedule for this position is Monday through Friday, 7:00am-10:45am (3.75 hours a day), from August to June (191 days/10 months). Salary and benefits are in accordance with the CBA. Candidates must have a valid PA Certification in German.  For more information and/or to apply, please visit:  Please contact Hannah Messner, Director of Human Resources at for more information or questions.

Young Scholars of Central Pennsylvania Charter School (YSCPCS) is seeking qualified candidates to fill a Chinese Teacher position for the 2016-17 School Year. Dedicated, enthusiastic, and professional educators are invited to apply for this position by August 15, 2016. If interested, please forward a letter of interest, resume, Pennsylvania Standard Application, three current professional letters of reference and transcripts to: For further information, please contact:

Levent Kaya, Ph.D.


Young Scholars of Central Pennsylvania

Charter School

Phone: (814) 237 9727
Fax: (814) 237 1517

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