Employment Opportunities

Celebrating 60 years, Franklin is consistently recognized as the top performing public high school in our state, and among the best in the nation. 

This is the result of outstanding faculty engaging nearly 1,000 of our city's best students in a rigorous curriculum with a strong, diverse community of learners. The school employs nearly 100 people who make Franklin a great school. 

Science Teacher

Benjamin Franklin High School has anticipated openings beginning with the 2020-2021academic year for a science teacher.

Applicants must possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree. Preference will be given to candidates with degrees in the subject area; advanced degrees; high school teaching experience, including Advanced Placement; and certification, including gifted or talented. Coaching of athletic teams or co-curricular academic teams is also a consideration.

To apply, submit via email a résumé, copies of relevant certifications, and contact information for three references to resumes@bfhsla.org. In addition, please submit a cover letter that includes the following topics:
1. Describe how you are a good fit for Benjamin Franklin High School.
2. Provide a concrete example of how you have achieved student growth in the past year.
3. Describe the most significant change you have implemented in your pedagogy in the past 1-3 years.
4. Describe how you have worked to champion diversity, equity, and inclusion in your classroom.

Review begins April 1, 2020, with applications accepted until positions are filled.

Math Teacher

Benjamin Franklin High School has anticipated openings beginning with the 2020-2021academic year for a math teacher.

Applicants must possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree. Preference will be given to candidates with degrees in the subject area; advanced degrees; high school teaching experience, including Advanced Placement; and certification, including gifted or talented. Coaching of athletic teams or co-curricular academic teams is also a consideration.

To apply, submit via email a résumé, copies of relevant certifications, and contact information for three references to resumes@bfhsla.org. In addition, please submit a cover letter that includes the following topics:

1. Describe how you are a good fit for Benjamin Franklin High School.
2. Provide a concrete example of how you have achieved student growth in the past year.
3. Describe the most significant change you have implemented in your pedagogy in the past 1-3 years.
4. Describe how you have worked to champion diversity, equity, and inclusion in your classroom.

Review begins April 1, 2020, with applications accepted until positions are filled.

Social Studies Teacher

Benjamin Franklin High School has anticipated openings beginning with the 2020-2021
academic year for a social studies teacher.

Applicants must possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree. Preference will be given to
candidates with degrees in the subject area; advanced degrees; high school teaching
experience, including Advanced Placement; and certification, including gifted or
talented.  Coaching of athletic teams or co-curricular academic teams is also a
consideration.

To apply, submit via email a résumé, copies of relevant certifications, and contact
information for three references to resumes@bfhsla.org. In addition, please submit a
cover letter that includes the following topics:

1. Describe how you are a good fit for Benjamin Franklin High School.
2. Provide a concrete example of how you have achieved student growth in the past
year.
3. Describe the most significant change you have implemented in your pedagogy in
the past 1-3 years.
4. Describe how you have worked to champion diversity, equity, and inclusion in
your classroom.

Review begins April 1, 2020, with applications accepted until positions are filled.

English Teacher

Benjamin Franklin High School has anticipated openings beginning with the 2020-2021
academic year for an English teacher.

Applicants must possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree. Preference will be given to
candidates with degrees in the subject area; advanced degrees; high school teaching
experience, including Advanced Placement; and certification, including gifted or
talented.  Coaching of athletic teams or co-curricular academic teams is also a
consideration.

To apply, submit via email a résumé, copies of relevant certifications, and contact
information for three references to resumes@bfhsla.org. In addition, please submit a
cover letter that includes the following topics:

1. Describe how you are a good fit for Benjamin Franklin High School.
2. Provide a concrete example of how you have achieved student growth in the past
year.
3. Describe the most significant change you have implemented in your pedagogy in
the past 1-3 years.
4. Describe how you have worked to champion diversity, equity, and inclusion in
your classroom.

Review begins April 1, 2020, with applications accepted until positions are filled.

Franklin, founded in 1957, consistently scores as Louisiana's top performing high school by the Louisiana Department of Education, and as a top high school nationally by various reports.  The curriculum is taught at honors, gifted/talented, and Advance Placement levels. Annually, students take approximately 1,000 AP exams and more than 80% score a 3, 4, or, 5. One hundred percent gain admission to colleges and universities in Louisiana, the United States, and Internationally. The school is selective admissions, and considers its socio-economic, ethnic, and cultural diversity as one of its strengths. To that end, faculty and staff are engaged in work to understand and actualize the potential of each student with a commitment to equity and inclusion.

 

Benjamin Franklin High School does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, genetic information, marital status or association with a protected individual. The School offers a competitive salary & benefits package. 

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