Head of school for Pacific Northwest Mandarin Immersion School
Date: 02/22/17
Description: Head of School Overview A private Mandarin immersion not-for- profit school in a dynamic Pacific Northwest metropolitan area is seeking an experienced leader to serve as Head of School. The Head of School will lead an academically rigorous K-5 program that graduates students who are bilingual, biliterate, and bicultural in Chinese and English. For nearly a decade we have offered an intellectually rigorous education that challenges our students to develop their full potential academically and socially. Job Responsibilities The Head of School will lead all aspects of the school’s education program and operations including:  Serve as an instructional leader to oversee all aspects of a rigorous, engaging, and innovative education designed to meet the school’s goals, including curriculum, assessment, technology, and instructional practices  Embody, manifest, and advocate the mission of the school  Oversee daily operations of the school; maintain a safe, secure, and well-functioning facility; and comply with relevant federal and state standards, regulations, and documentation requirements  Recruit, hire, manage, and develop talented and dedicated educators, administrators, and support staff who are committed to the school’s mission  Handle all matters regarding employment, retention, and dismissal of personnel; salaries and contracts; and orientation, training, and employee handbooks  Assure academic and professional accountability through professional development, internal teacher observation, and annual benchmarking of student proficiency in Mandarin and English  Lead ongoing internal review of curriculum materials to assure the highest degree of educational support possible in pursuit of the school’s stated objectives  Be an active member ex officio of all standing committees of the Board, keeping the Board informed of the school’s operation  In conjunction with the Board of Directors, manage all resources of the school; maintain a balanced budget; plan for future needs; participate in marketing and long-term strategic planning; and grow the school via increased enrollment  In conjunction with the Board of Directors, review and implement school policies and make recommendations for change when needed  Foster a vibrant multi-cultural school community aligned with the school’s values  Maintain an open, supportive, and engaged culture among the parent community  Cultivate community partnerships, including with local businesses, neighborhood organizations, social services, and health agencies Qualifications  Proven educational experience in a leadership role with demonstrable academic results  Demonstrated commitment to fostering a dynamic and academically rigorous Mandarin immersion educational program  Expertise in immersion and elementary education pedagogy and best practices; experience with Mandarin language education is essential  Extensive knowledge of formative assessment of student progress and use of data to inform classroom practice  Ability to attract, select, and develop highly effective teachers  Experience with school finance and operations, especially growing private schools  Native or near native fluency in Mandarin Chinese  Demonstrate English Language proficiency to allow for communication with parents  Entrepreneurial passion and an ability to thrive in the excitement and ambiguity of high-growth environment  Superb interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with individuals from a variety of backgrounds  Excellent organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills Minimum Educational Level: Masters or Ph.D. in relevant area preferred Experience Required  4+ years professional teaching experience, preferably in immersion or foreign language  Professional experience as a department leader, administrator, or executive Compensation and Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits package offered for employee.
Contact: Please submit a cover letter and resume to
Oregon Episcopal School Middle School Mandarin Teacher
Date: 02/20/17
Description: Oregon Episcopal School is seeking an experienced, innovative educator to teach Mandarin language and Chinese culture in its Middle School. This individual will teach sixth, seventh, and eighth grade Mandarin with the possibility of an additional section of Mandarin I in the Upper School as needed. This teacher will collaborate with the World Languages Department on articulating a scope and sequence for Mandarin education at OES and will support Upper School Mandarin language trips. In addition to the qualifications detailed below, the successful teacher will possess knowledge of current best practices in effectively teaching Mandarin language and Chinese culture to English speaking students and a demonstrated teaching philosophy and practice consistent with the Mission and Vision of OES. This is a full-time, exempt, academic year, position and comes with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including 95 percent employer paid health insurance for the employee, (25 percent for dependents), 403(b) retirement plan with generous employer match, tuition remission for up to two admissions eligible children, and one excellent free meal daily.
Contact: APPLICATION PROCESS: Please visit the OES website at to learn more about the School and its programs. Interested candidates should forward cover letter, resume, and completed application, available here: to the attention of Middle School Division Head Ann Sulzer at, or Oregon Episcopal School, at 6300 SW Nicol Road, Portland, OR 97223. Open until filled. No phone calls please.
World Language Permanent SubstituteTeacher - Mandarin at Andover MA
Date: 07/26/16
Description: Andover MA is looking for a Mandarin Permanent Substitute Teacher for 0.67 FTE . Please visit for more details.
A Chinese teaching position opening at Doss Elementary School in Austin ISD (Texas)
Date: 07/26/16
Description: Doss Elementary School in Austin ISD (Texas) has an opening for a 4th/5th grade Chinese Immersion teacher. You may apply online at: Please email CV/resume to
A chinese teaching position at Peninsula School District
Date: 07/26/16
Description: CHINESE TEACHER, PENINSULA SCHOOL DISTRICT, LISTING ID: 160615001 QUALIFICATIONS: - Valid Washington State Certificate with Chinese Endorsement required. Preference will be given to certificate holders with multiple endorsements. - Teachers holding or pursuing National Board Certification preferred. - Teachers with Special Education endorsement desired. - Expertise in reading strategies and instruction; reading in content area. - Successful teaching or student teaching experience. - Understanding of Washington State's Essential Academic Learning requirements and Grade Level Expectations and/or Washington State's World Language Standards, which are based on the ACTFL Standards. - Knowledge of writing as a process, six-trait analytic writing assessment. - Knowledge of and experience teaching standards-based math and science curriculum (Investigations/FOSS). - An understanding of the ACTFL's 5 C's. - Experience in integrating authentic materials into the curriculum. - Commitment to teaching in the target language 90% of the time. - Experience designing content-rich, task-based activities. - Interest and background in teaming/looping and integrated curriculum. - Strong classroom management skills. - Strong communication skills and flexibility are essential. PROFESSIONAL CHARACTERISTICS: - Uses assessment to adapt curriculum and instruction so that each student experiences success. - Reflects on personal performance for continuous improvement and implementation of best practice(s). - Communicates effectively to build relationships and articulates high expectations with students, parents, and colleagues. - Demonstrates a love of learning that translates into high expectations for self and each student. - Contributes unique talents to work collaboratively for the benefit of the entire school community. - Embraces diversity and values the contributions of each individual. - Uses technology to enhance student learning and to communicate with parents and colleagues. - Exhibits a passion for working with students. - Ability to work collaboratively with different teams. - Ability to build positive relationships with students and will communicate frequently with parents on students' academic and social areas CERTIFICATED APPLICATION STEPS: Please complete all steps in this online application form so that we may fully consider you. We are seeking the best applicant for this position and will give time and care to review your materials. ALL APPLICANTS (INCLUDING CURRENT DISTRICT EMPLOYEES) MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETE APPLICATION, INCLUDING ALL REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE REMOVED FROM THE POOL PRIOR TO SCREENING AND WILL NOT BE REVIEWED. You must submit the following items with your application in electronic format (NO PAPER COPIES WILL BE ACCEPTED): APPLICANT DISCLOSURE STATEMENT - You MUST SUBMIT an Applicant Disclosure Statement to be considered for employment. Click on this Applicant Disclosure Statement link to open a blank copy of this REQUIRED form. Complete the Applicant Disclosure Statement and save the changes to your form and attach the saved form to your online application. ATTACHMENTS - COVER LETTER: A cover letter is required for this position. Cover letters may be addressed to Dave Goodwin, Principal at Peninsula High School. - TRANSCRIPTS: You must attach an official, or unofficial, copy of your university transcripts. If you have several transcripts from multiple schools, you are not required to submit all of them. At a minimum, please attach the transcript(s) which show your attained degree(s). You may also submit any additional transcripts you would like to include with your application. If hired, all of your official transcripts will be required to be submitted in a sealed envelope. - LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION: Three current (dated within the last 2 years) letters of recommendation - RESUME: A current resume highlighting relevant experience. - CERTIFICATE: Your valid Washington State Teaching Certificate, with appropriate endorsement(s) and/or licences. If you do not yet have your certificate, please upload a statement detailing what steps you have taken to obtain your certificate and what steps you still need to take.
Contact: Link to our employment page: Listing ID: 160615001
Opening for a Chinese Teacher at Peninsula School District
Date: 07/01/16
Description: The Peninsula School District is looking for a 0.4 FTE Chinese Teacher to teach Chinese 1, 2, and 3 at Peninsula High School starting this coming school year. The district expects the position to gradually increase to full time.
Contact: To access the posting, please go to, click on Apply For… A Job, and then click “View open positions and apply.” Or contact at 360-731-5565 or
Chinese (Mandarin) Immersion Teacher at Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School
Date: 06/26/16
Description: Full-time position for Chinese immersion Teacher during school year due to growth in the school in either elementary or middle school levels.
Contact: Phone: 413-582-7040 Fax: 413-582-7068 Web:
Part-time Mandarin instructor for Millennium School (San Francisco )
Date: 06/23/16
Description: Millennium School is seeking a part-time Mandarin instructor for a small group of students at the new independent middle school opening August 22 in downtown San Francisco (380 Fulton Street in the building of the Boys & Girls Club). While only 3 to 4 hours a week, mostly likely on Mondays and Wednesdays in the afternoon, the position could grow as we add an additional grade each year. For more information, see website:
Verona Area School District International School Grade 2/3 Bilingual (Chinese) Immersion Teacher
Date: 06/23/16
Description: Verona Area School District International School at Fitchburg WI is looking for a Grade 2/3 Bilingual (Chinese) Immersion Teacher. For more details please view this link:
Contact: To apply, please complete the WECAN (Wisconsin Education Career Access Network) online application at
MultiAge Grades 4/5 Bilingual (Chinese) Immersion Teacher, WI
Date: 06/10/16
Description: MultiAge Grades 4/5 Bilingual (Chinese) Immersion Teacher  Verona Area School District  Verona Area International School (K-5th Chinese Immersion School)  .50 FTE  Teach Chinese (Mandarin) to Grade 4 and Grade 5 students  Assist with curriculum planning and development  Assist with translation and interpretation as requested  Attend training on language concepts and strategies as requested  Understanding and skill in applying age appropriate teaching pedagogy  WI Elementary/Regular Education and Bilingual licensure (or ability to be licensed or obtain emergency licensing) required  Requires ability to read, write and speak fluently in Mandarin Chinese  To apply, complete the WECAN (Wisconsin Education Career Access Network) online application at  Additional Requirements: You must also complete the following to be further considered for this vacancy. HireVue: Please take just a few minutes to complete the digital interview for this vacancy using this URL:  DEADLINE: Application materials will be accepted until filled with the first review of materials on or around June 9, 2016.  Building Administrator: Barb Drake, Director, Verona Area International School, 5830 Devoro Rd, Fitchburg WI 53711
Contact: Please visit the site for more information