Are chosen by the APEM selection committee, based on their experience, personality, knowledge and pronunciation of French, and ability to help students progress in an environment conducive to learning.
They have a previous experience in teaching, have obtained degrees to teach French from a French-speaking country or from the US. They either have had training to teach French as a foreign language to Anglophone children or are familiar with the challenges of bilingual children (for francophone children).
They are important players in the class, as they look after the children, while implementing the differentiated pedagogy prepared by the teacher.
Their mother tongue is French or they speak it fluently (college degree in French or extended stay in France), they have experience with children and have a college degree.
Our staff works in teams that meet regularly with our pedagogical coordinator to ensure compliance with the French curriculum.