Lower School Chinese Language Teaching Associate at CAIS
Date: 02/20/20
Description: Chinese American International School seeks a Lower School Chinese Language Teaching Associate Position summary: Teaching Associate (TA) is a full time, entry level, non-exempt position paid hourly. Mandarin-speaking TAs work closely with a lead teacher to support students and have opportunities to grow professionally in the field of education. OPPORTUNITY Join the vibrant community at the Chinese American International School's 150 Oak campus as a member of our Lower School team as a teaching associate in an English classroom. Become part of a team striving to be the world’s most innovative, inspiring, and influential Chinese English dual-language immersion school. OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate finds resonance with CAIS’s mission to Embrace Chinese, Become Our Best Selves, and Contribute to a Better World. As CAIS aims to empower independent, effective, and inspired learners, we look for a candidate who aims to become proficient in student-centered pedagogy such as differentiation, use of assessment to inform teaching, and Workshop-based instruction. The candidate will enter an environment that values social emotional learning alongside academic challenge. The candidate will be mentored by and coordinate student learning with an experienced classroom lead teacher. CAIS offers a dynamic dual culture setting, in which faculty are immersed in a culture of language learners. We look for a candidate who will embrace and participate in CAIS’s work to create an equitable, inclusive environment where all faculty, students, and families are supported in their individual identities. BENEFITS The CAIS Board of Trustees and administration are expressly dedicated to ensuring that CAIS is a great place to work. The school has committed to attracting, developing, retaining, and rewarding top-tier faculty with a benefits package including: ● Salary aligned with the Bay Area’s competitive standards ● Opportunities for professional development, support, and growth ● Comprehensive insurance package (covering 100% of premiums for individual employee) ● Down payment assistance for home purchase ● Below-Market Rental process assistance ● Realtor services provided for rental search ESSENTIAL DUTIES Position responsibilities include (but are not limited to): ● Develop a positive intellectual, emotional, and social environment within the classroom and a class community in which all children feel valued and a sense of belonging. ● Encompass a positive discipline approach in guiding student behavior. ● Work collaboratively and maintain standards of respect, courtesy, and mutual consideration with the school community, including students, staff, and parents. ● In coordination with the lead teacher, plan and implement engaging learning experiences in alignment with the curriculum for individual, small and large group activities. ● Assist in the daily operations of the classroom. ● Use only Chinese language with students. ● Meet the varied needs of children in the classroom by scaffolding and extending classroom lessons. ● Provide for the physical safety of children. ● Lead a study hall and perform duties in the Extended Day program. ● Actively supervise students during lunch and/or recess times. ● Attend meetings as necessary. ● Assist with school’s special events as needed. ● Substitute for the teacher by independently leading the class. ● Keep current in pedagogical thinking, strategies and techniques. ● Demonstrate an affirming attitude toward the school, a willingness to receive feedback, a professional demeanor and integrity. ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS ● Language requirement: native or near native proficiency in Mandarin Chinese; professional English proficiency ● Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred ● Experience working with children ● Desire to develop as an educator ● Commitment to meeting the needs of individual learners and promoting social and emotional development ● Excellent interpersonal and communication skills ● Dedication to equity and inclusion and ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds ● Commitment to school mission, policies, and initiatives ● Comfort with technology ● Initial and continued tuberculosis clearance ● Initial and continued criminal background clearance VALUED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE We value, but do not require, the following attributes: ● Personal experience with second language acquisition ● Training or experience in elementary classrooms preferred ● College coursework in education PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions for the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable differently abled individuals to perform the essential functions. ● Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk, sit, use fine motor skills, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, talk, and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. As the nation’s first dual language Chinese and English Pre-K through 8th grade school, CAIS embodies this mission by working continuously to maintain our role as a leader in immersion education. At CAIS we value honest self assessment, thoughtful self reflection, intentional planning and focused implementation. We are known as an ambitious school, and in recent years we have introduced and implemented a number of significant initiatives in the areas of overseas programing, student support services, systematic assessment in Chinese, reading and writing workshop across languages, educational technology, integrated curriculum units across subjects and languages, the arts, diversity equity and inclusion, and daily scheduled team collaboration time as a part of a professional learning community, to name a few. Our three campuses are located in the heart of San Francisco and accessible by public transportation in San Francisco. The lively neighborhood echoes the school’s vital energy and provides ready access to cultural treasures such as the Asian Art Museum, SF Jazz, the San Francisco Symphony and more. For more information, visit TO APPLY CAIS’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is central to our mission. People of color and LGBT candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Email cover letter, resume, and list of references to In subject line please indicate “Lower School Chinese TA 2020-21.” Please no calls.
Chinese Language Teaching Fellow at Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, CT
Date: 01/07/20
Description: Choate Rosemary Hall seeks candidates for a Chinese language teaching fellow with a start date of August 2020. The Choate Teaching Fellowship program is an immersion program, and Fellows are expected to teach two or three classes, have residential life commitments, and contribute to the extracurricular life of the school. Choate's Teaching Fellowship program provides recent college graduates who are interested in pursuing teaching as a possible career with practical experience in all elements of working at a boarding school. Teaching fellows are assigned a mentor to guide them through their first year of teaching and advising. Regular visits to the mentor's classes, and by the mentor to the fellow's classes, are expected. Mentors and fellows engage in conversation regularly regarding lesson plans, teaching methods, grading, and all other aspects of teaching. In addition, all new Choate faculty partake in a yearlong series of meetings with the Director of Faculty Development that allow for substantive discussions about teaching and advising within the boarding school setting. Applicants must be dynamic individuals who are passionate about their discipline, collaborative and innovative in their approach to teaching, and who embrace and support the diversity of our student body. Choate is committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Teaching at Choate: Choate Rosemary Hall is a coeducational, independent secondary school located in central Connecticut with 850 boarding and day students and over 300 employees. Choate serves intellectually gifted and motivated students of diverse backgrounds from across the globe whose commitment to serious study is enhanced in an academically challenging and personally supportive setting. Choate provides students with transformative and meaningful experiences that instill lifelong habits of learning, leadership, and service, shaped by innovative and passionate educators. Teaching faculty at Choate are collaborative, and committed to our students' intellectual, social, emotional, and character development. Our faculty understands that each of our students has the potential for growth and works to encourage students to develop their own ideas and voices in learner-centered environments. For its students and employees alike, Choate strives to be a diverse and inclusive community where all feel valued and embraced. On our campus, principled individuals from diverse backgrounds are united through common purpose, active engagement, and mutual respect. We celebrate difference and the richness of our varied backgrounds and experiences. Recognizing that living in an inclusive community can also present challenges we embrace those challenges through ongoing dialogue and interaction, enhancing empathy and appreciation for those whose perspectives differ from our own. Choate also believes that great teachers are great role models both in and out of the classroom. Choate expects its faculty to embrace the ethos of a growth mindset throughout their careers by actively developing their abilities as teachers and mentors at a residential school. The School supports faculty growth throughout the year, both on and off campus, through a variety of opportunities. How to Apply: Applications will be considered until the position has been filled. Choate prohibits in all its programs, including hiring and employment practices, discrimination against or harassment of any member or group based upon age, gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other category protected by Connecticut or federal law, except in the case of a bona fide occupational qualification.
Part-time Lecturer at Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
Date: 01/04/20
Description: Teaching an intermediate Chinese to small group of about ten students. One 50-minute class for four days (MWTHF). Requirements: Degree in Mandarin Chinese Teaching field preferred, with native or native-like fluency in Chinese. Experience in teaching Chinese to American students of high school or college level. To be considered for the position, please send a letter of interest, a CV, and contact information (email and phone). To learn more about the school, please visit the website: Compensation: around $8,000. Location of position: 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346 Contact person: Professor John Crespi (
Real China Sales Representative
Date: 08/20/19
Description: Job Description: You will be mainly responsible for selling Real China customized study trip services, to Mandarin classes at K-12 schools and college programs. You should be well connected with your area Mandarin programs and will be contacting potential clients (teachers and directors) to present our services and visit them. You will create sales proposals and other sales material for schools’ approvals, and help schools promote trips among students and parents. *We especially welcome candidates from Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, LA, New York and Denver areas to apply but anywhere could be qualified. Required Skills and Experience: At least two years of working experience. You should be familiar with the US K-12 and college system. Fluent English communication skills including spoken and business writing. Advanced Chinese language skills. Travel experience in China. Microsoft Office 365. Preferred Skills and Experience: Business degree or minor. Experience in using CRM. Salary: Sales commission based on the gross profit of accounts. A small base salary could be paid depending on additional duty of the job.
Contact: Please go to the following link to apply
Chinese Instructor at Florida Virtual School
Date: 05/07/19
Description: The Instructor provides an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and psychological growth. The Instructor organizes and implements an instructional program that results in students achieving academic success in accordance with FLVS and state policies and laws. Please see attachment for details.
Contact: Sherwood W. Salomon Staffing Technician, Human Resources Phone 407.513.3560 Email
HS Chinese Teacher in Lee's Summit Missouri
Date: 04/16/19
Description: The job of Teacher High School was established for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional process by serving as a high school teacher with specific responsibility for developing student success in academics or electives; developing lesson plans and delivering group and/or individual student instruction within established curriculum guidelines; supervising students within the classroom and other assigned areas; collaborating with other teachers, other professional staff, and administrators in addressing instructional and/or classroom issues; and responding to a wide range of inquiries from students' parents or guardians regarding nstructional programs and student progress.
Middle School Chinese Teacher at Oregon Episcopal School
Date: 04/16/19
Description: Oregon Episcopal School is seeking an experienced, innovative educator to teach Chinese language and culture in its Middle School. This individual will teach sixth, seventh, and eighth grade Chinese with the possibility of an additional section of Chinese I in the Upper School as needed. The teacher will collaborate with the World Languages Department on articulating a scope and sequence for Chinese education at OES and will support Upper School Chinese language trips. In addition to the qualifications detailed below, the successful teacher will possess knowledge of current best practice in effectively teaching Chinese language and culture to English speaking students, a focus on child-centered teaching, and a demonstrated teaching philosophy and practice consistent with the mission, vision and Identity 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, and one excellent free meal daily. See the OES Benefits Guide for details.
Contact: TAMMY STOTIK Director of Human Resources Oregon Episcopal School 6300 SW Nicol Road Portland, OR 97223 (503) 416-9382
Full-time Mandarin* teacher needed at Westminster High School, CO
Date: 03/15/19
Description: Full-time Mandarin* teacher needed at Westminster High School, a large, urban, comprehensive high school, situated 15 minutes north of downtown Denver. Westminster Public Schools has offered teachers the highest starting salary for new teachers in Colorado, and our pay scale overall is among the highest salary schedules in the state: Join a dynamic team of World Language educators who are dedicated to best teaching practices through comprehensible-input and more. Application information can be found here: Please direct questions to Dr. Amy Romanowski, World Language Department Chair, at *Mandarin placement may be district-wide.
Contact: Dr. Amy Romanowski, World Language Department Chair, at
Chinese Specialist Teacher at Chinese American International School
Date: 03/06/19
Description: Lower School (K-5th Grade) Chinese Specialist Teacher
Chinese Teacher Opening at Chinese American International School (CA)
Date: 03/06/19
Description: Lower School (K-5th Grade) Chinese Teacher