JOBS

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Jobs at our school!

We have an immediate opening for a Kindergarten Aide at our Santa Rosa campus! View our job descriptions below and apply right away if you are interested. See below for specific open positions.

All teaching positions are part-time for 30 Saturdays between September and May, from 9:30am to 12pm. We offer competitive compensation and an opportunity to be successful at something you love to do – advancing academic excellence and love of German language learning in students. We look forward to meeting you!

The German Language School of Marin was founded in 1967 in Novato, California, by families seeking to preserve the German cultural heritage and language within the rich multicultural landscape of Sonoma and Marin. Today, we carry on that mission as a non-profit Saturday school and community committed to furthering the language, culture, and customs of German-speaking countries to our local community and beyond—just as we have for 50 years.

Opportunities in Santa Rosa!

We are looking for an instructional aide for our Kindergarten class at our Santa Rosa Campus for this school year. This position is Saturdays from now through May from 9:30am to 12pm.

The Kindergarten Group is designed for children aged 3-5, generally a mixture of foreign language learners and German heritage speakers. The program focuses on teaching children the fundamentals of the spoken language, with the help of songs, rhymes, games, crafts and movement.

The instructional aide assists the classroom teacher during whole group activities, and also manages activities with part of the class during group work, to facilitate the instructional flow in a heterogeneous group of learners.

Job requirements:

  • authorization to work in the US
  • experience working with children/ youth
  • fluency in German (both written and spoken)
  • motivation to work in the unique setting of a once-per-week language school (small groups of learners, but possibly with divergent skill levels within a group)
  • ability to work independently and as member of a team

Please note: A teaching certification (either German or US) is NOT required for this position.

We are always in need of substitute teachers for both our Novato and Santa Rosa campuses. If you are interested in being a substitute teacher for our school, please contact us right away!

Job requirements:

  • Authorization to work in the US
  • Experience in classroom instruction and/or leadership
  • Fluency in German (both written and spoken) and solid knowledge of the culture of German-speaking countries
  • Ability and availability to step in to teach on short notice

Please note: A teaching certification (either German or US) is not required for this position.

Opportunities in Novato!

We are looking for an instructional aide for our Youth Grade 5+ class in Novato. The Youth Grade 5+ class is designed for students aged 10-13 with beginning to intermediate German language skills. The instructional aide assists the classroom teacher during whole group activities, and also manages language activities with part of the class during group work, to facilitate the instructional flow in a heterogeneous group of learners. If you are interested in being a teacher for our school, please contact us right away!

Job requirements:

  • authorization to work in the US
  • experience working with children/youth
  • fluency in German (both written and spoken)
  • motivation to work in the unique setting of a once-per-week language school (small groups of learners, but possibly with divergent skill levels within a group, sometimes a mix of foreign language learners and heritage learners)
  • ability to work independently and as member of a team

Please note: A teaching certification (either German or US) is not required for this position.

We are always in need of substitute teachers for both our Novato and Santa Rosa campuses. If you are interested in being a substitute teacher for our school, please contact us right away!

Job requirements:

  • Authorization to work in the US
  • Experience in classroom instruction and/or leadership
  • Fluency in German (both written and spoken) and solid knowledge of the culture of German-speaking countries
  • Ability and availability to step in to teach on short notice

Please note: A teaching certification (either German or US) is not required for this position.