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Mandarin Immersion Teachers, 2014-2015 school year — Hayward Unified School District

Posted April 2, 2014

Download this PDF for information about the job and application instructions. Apply online at www.edjoin.org.


Elementary Mandarin Immersion Teaching Assistant

Posted March 18, 2014

Mandarin immersion public charter school in the San Francisco Bay Area seeks experienced and dynamic teaching assistant to provide classroom support to kindergarten through grade 4 students. Yu Ming Charter School, which opened in Fall 2011, currently serves grades K-3; it will add a grade each year until it becomes a K-8 school. Yu Ming is committed to fostering diversity and developing youth with curiosity, compassion, strong moral character and responsibility to the community and the environment. To learn more about our school visit our website www.yumingschool.org.

Job Responsibilities

The Teaching Assistant will support teachers with their instruction, classroom management, preparation and distribution of resources and small group instruction:

  • Support the classroom teacher's instruction through help in preparation and execution
  • Work with children in small groups or 1-on-1 to support their needs
  • Plan lessons in assigned subject areas and submit to teachers
  • Lead lessons / present subject matter under the guidance of the teacher
  • Supervise students in the classrooms, halls, cafeterias and other communal areas
  • Organize and supervise games and other recreational activities to promote physical, mental and socioemotional development
  • Enforce administration policies and rules governing students
  • Grade homework and tests and compute results
  • Assist teacher in monitoring, recording and presenting student progress
  • Work well with a team of Chinese and English speaking members on planning, professional development and curriculum design

Qualifications

  • Native or near-native ability in Mandarin Chinese (including understanding traditional, simplified and Pinyin systems) and proficiency in English
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a dynamic and academically rigorous education program
  • Experience in elementary classrooms
  • Superb interpersonal skills; ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of students, parents and colleagues
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States
  • Training as a classroom teacher

Minimum educational level: Bachelor's degree.

Experience preferred

  • 2+ years classroom experience

Compensation and Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience.

To apply: We are presently accepting cover letters and resumes at Yu Ming's career site on iKrut. Cover letters should address the following questions:

  1. What is your experience in elementary classrooms?
  2. How you will support the teacher to meet the educational needs of the students and the school's objectives?

The position will be open until filled.


Mandarin immersion public charter school in the San Francisco Bay Area

Posted March 18, 2014

Mandarin immersion public charter school in the San Francisco Bay Area seeks experienced and dynamic teachers to provide a variety of instructional techniques to K-4th grade students. Yu Ming Charter School opened Fall 2011 with grades K-1, and will serve ~250 students in grades K-4 in School Year 2014-15. We are growing into a K-8 school. Yu Ming is committed to fostering diversity and developing youth with curiosity, compassion, strong moral character and responsibility to the community and the environment.

Job Responsibilities

The teachers will provide a nurturing and growth-minded climate conducive to organically learning Mandarin Chinese and all standard subjects (e.g. math, science, social studies, life skills):

  • Create and implement an effective, high-quality, rigorous program that builds bi-literacy skills and multi-cultural appreciation via a variety of instructional techniques
  • Create a classroom learning environment of respect, exploration and perseverance
  • Provide for the individual learning needs of all students
  • Establish a culture for learning that is positive, inclusive and challenging
  • Develop Chinese immersion curriculum using research-based best practices which also meets CA state standards
  • Work well with a team of Chinese and English speaking members on planning, professional development, curriculum design, and teaching responsibilities
  • Communicate with families regarding student progress, ideas and support for learning
  • Assess and monitor each student's academic and language proficiency growth using multiple measures, including informal and formal assessments
  • Utilize student data to inform classroom practice

Qualifications

  • Native or near-native ability in Mandarin Chinese (including understanding traditional, simplified and pinyin systems) and proficiency in English
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a dynamic and academically rigorous education program
  • Experience in teaching at the elementary school level and in teaching related to dual-immersion and Mandarin language development
  • Entrepreneurial passion; the ability to thrive in the excitement and ambiguity of a start-up environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Superb interpersonal skills; ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of students, parents and colleagues
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States and credentialed as K-8 teacher in California

Minimum educational level: Bachelor's degree. Credentialed to teach elementary in California.

Experience preferred

  • 2+ years professional teaching experience, preferably in immersion or foreign language

Compensation and Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits package offered for employee and dependents.

Contact: We are presently accepting cover letters and resumes at Yu Ming's career site on iKrut. Position will be open until filled


Chinese Language Teacher — St. Andrew's-Sewanee School

Posted March 18, 2014

St. Andrew's-Sewanee School (www.sasweb.org) seeks a Chinese language teacher with an undergraduate and/or advanced degree in Chinese or a related field. Responsibilities will include teaching four sections of Chinese language, serving as a liaison to our Chinese parents, and helping to encourage cross cultural interactions. Applicants with prior teaching experience, boarding school experience, and/or interest in being part of a residential community will be given special consideration. Expertise or interest in coaching, outdoor education, and/or the fine or performing arts is desirable.

Compensation - Salary is dependent on education and experience; teachers are given salary credit for teaching experience.

SAS is a co-ed independent Episcopal boarding and day school serving 260 students in grades six through twelve from across the U.S. and more than a dozen countries. Located in Sewanee, Tennessee, faculty and students enjoy a rural mountaintop college town with abundant outdoor and cultural activities just 90 miles from Nashville. SAS encourages the development of students as scholars, athletes and artists, and students commonly participate in multiple sports and extracurricular activities. The school is committed to intellectual, cultural, racial and economic diversity.

St. Andrew's-Sewanee School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications should be directed to the Search Committee. Please include a letter of introduction, a résumé, a teaching statement, and at least two professional references. We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will close application when the position is filled.

Direct applications and inquiries to:

Chinese Search Committee
St. Andrew's-Sewanee School
290 Quintard Rd.
Sewanee, TN 37375
fricketts@sasweb.org


Chinese Language Teacher — St. Andrew's-Sewanee School

Posted March 11, 2014

St. Andrew's-Sewanee School (www.sasweb.org) seeks a Chinese language teacher with an undergraduate and/or advanced degree in Chinese or a related field. Responsibilities will include teaching four sections of Chinese language, serving as a liaison to our Chinese parents, and helping to encourage cross cultural interactions. Applicants with prior teaching experience, boarding school experience, and/or interest in being part of a residential community will be given special consideration. Expertise or interest in coaching, outdoor education, and/or the fine or performing arts is desirable.

Compensation — Salary is dependent on education and experience; teachers are given salary credit for teaching experience.

SAS is a co-ed independent Episcopal boarding and day school serving 260 students in grades six through twelve from across the U.S. and more than a dozen countries. Located in Sewanee, Tennessee, faculty and students enjoy a rural mountaintop college town with abundant outdoor and cultural activities just 90 miles from Nashville. SAS encourages the development of students as scholars, athletes and artists, and students commonly participate in multiple sports and extracurricular activities. The school is committed to intellectual, cultural, racial and economic diversity.

St. Andrew's-Sewanee School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications should be directed to the Search Committee. Please include a letter of introduction, a résumé, a teaching statement, and at least two professional references. We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will close application when the position is filled.

Direct applications and inquiries to:

Chinese Search Committee
fricketts@sasweb.org


Mandarin Chinese Teacher — Haiao Chinese Academy

Posted February 5, 2014

Haiao Chinese Academy is looking for Chinese teacher with California single subject credential to teach Mandarin classes levels 1 through 4, students in grades 9–12.

Working Location: Fremont, CA (future locations: Oakland & Hayward, CA)

Class Hours: Saturdays, 1:30 - 5:30 pm, starting in September 2014

Qualifications: California single subject credential for Mandarin

Interested candidates are encouraged to email the resume to teaching@haiao.org or call Lucy Zhang at (510) 498-1118 ASAP.

旧金山湾区海澳中文学校诚聘持有加州教师资格的中文老师,教授高中 9-12 年级学分班。上课地点 Fremont,时间星期六下午1:30-5:30。有意者请发简历至 teaching@haiao.org 或打电话 (510) 498-1118 与Lucy Zhang 联系。


High School Teacher — Mandarin

Posted January 31, 2014

POSITION: High School Teacher — Mandarin

SALARY RANGE: Placement on the 2013-14 Certificated Salary Schedule (based on education and experience)

TERMS OF CONTRACT: 2013-14 School Year — 60% Temporary Contract

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION: Possess or be eligible for appropriate California Teaching Credential with EL Authorization or CLAD Certificate and NCLB Compliant in Mandarin

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Previous teaching experience

Single Subject Credential – Foreign Language – Mandarin or equivalent

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications available at: http://www.orcutt-schools.net or EdJoin.org

SUBMIT TO:
    Orcutt Union School District
    Attn: Don Nicholson
    Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources
    500 Dyer Street
    Orcutt, CA 93455
    Telephone (805) 938-8914

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Until Filled

INTERVIEWS: To be announced

*The Orcutt Academy is a K-12 Charter school that encourages students to be deeply involved in their own learning. If interviewed, you will be asked to present a 10 minutes lesson in the core area. This will be your opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and experience in exploratory learning strategies that “unpack” student learning.*

NOTE: It is the responsibility of the applicant to assure that the letter of interest, resume, transcripts, and letters of recommendation are received by the District. Only those candidates whose application files are complete will be considered. Upon selection, proof of American citizenship or right to work legally in the United States will be required.

WHERE KIDS COME FIRST
“The Orcutt Union School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, or disability in the educational programs or activities which it operates.”

** AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER **


Mandarin Chinese Teacher — Blue Marble Language Academy

Posted December 17, 2013

Hiring Full-time and Part-time Mandarin and Spanish Teachers for Preschool and After-School program
Salary: range $12.00 – 24.00/hr (based on skills and experience)

Please email your resume and cover letter to HR@BlueMarbleAcademy.com (No phone calls please).
Instruction: Attach your resume as a document and name it with your full name and language (e.g. Jane Li - Chinese.pdf)

Program Description:
Blue Marble Language Academy is an innovative school in Venice that is looking for bright, enthusiastic, talented Mandarin or Spanish teachers for our preschool and afterschool children. We work towards developing a strong image of the child in a Mandarin or Spanish immersion setting. The guiding principle behind Blue Marble Language Academy's program is to support the growth of our young children in an engaging process. This approach allows children to investigate and create meanings through play, understand that all learning is connected, and experience every event as an opportunity to gain a new and exciting understanding of the world, which looks like a blue marble from outer space.

Our children have opportunities to learn math through music, acquire language through art, develop their abilities to relate to one another through play, and solve problems together during snack time. At Blue Marble Language Academy, teachers are students, students are teachers, and parents are partners in a collective learning environment.

Position:
We are seeking the following educators who are interested in working collaboratively and have aspirations to grow professionally with the long-term vision of the school. We offer a competitive compensation package and professional development opportunities. Salary is based upon experience and credentials.

  • Site Supervisor
  • Lead Teacher
  • Teacher / Assistant Teacher

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Minimum of 12 semester hours of Early Childhood Education or equivalent
  • At least 3 months teaching experience with preschool or early elementary school age children in the U.S.
  • Fluent in either Mandarin or Spanish, and English
  • Experience with dance, yoga, art, music, or creative classes that you could share with students
  • Position is Optional Practical Training (OPT) eligible for valid F-1 visa holders and sponsorship of H-1 visa

Duties:

  • Work collaboratively with program director to provide regular feedback and modeling, while implementing classroom practices and curriculum that are consistent with best practices for preschool through elementary school children.
  • Comfort with and awareness of new teaching methods and technologies
  • Use Mandarin / Spanish to interact with and provide instruction to children in the classroom in order to assist children in becoming proficient in Mandarin and/or Spanish languages.
  • Communicate regularly, clearly and positively with a diverse student/parent community and strongly encourage and motivate their participation.
  • Contribute to a joyful environment with a positive attitude, words and tone.
  • Maintain a safe, healthy and inspiring learning environment for children.

See the original announcement here.


Mandarin Chinese Teacher

Posted August 28, 2013

Mandarin Chinese Teacher Vacancy at Lincoln HS, Los Angeles Unified School District. Assignment includes teaching Mandarin levels 1 through Advanced Placement Chinese, students in grades 9–12. Must hold California single subject credential for Mandarin, or have passed the CSET Mandarin. Assignment to begin as soon as possible after offer of employment. Interested candidates are encouraged to complete the LAUSD's pre-employment screening/application form (www.teachinla.com) to expedite the review process and should contact Principal Jose Torres via email (jtorres@lausd.net) or phone, 323‑441‑4600 ASAP.


東灣中文學校招聘教師

Posted August 27, 2013

希望有中文教學經驗
最好師範學院畢業
或者在美國上過美國教學課程的老師
急需AP中文老師
有意者請將簡歷和學歷,課程證書
Email: principal@ebchinese.org
另聘童玩、中國結、心算老師


Chinese Language Program Director, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Posted August 27, 2013

The University of Michigan Department of Asian Languages and Cultures invites applications for the position of Chinese Language Program Director starting September 1, 2014. This position will provide supervision and leadership for the faculty teaching Chinese language. Responsibilities include 6-9 instructional hours per week, active leadership in curricular and program affairs, and supervision of program faculty (particularly focused on mentorship for new faculty). The Director of the Chinese Language Program is a member of the department's Language Program Committee. A typical full-time (100% effort) load for a Lecturer III in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts is three courses per semester, or the equivalent in other duties.

Applicants must have at least a MA in Chinese language pedagogy (PhD preferred), applied linguistics or a related field with at least five years substantial language teaching experience in Chinese language programs, expertise and experience in curriculum and material development, and evidence of scholarly work related to language teaching or linguistics. Familiarity with computer-assisted language instruction is preferred. Native or near-native competence in both English and Chinese is required. Excellence in teaching and instructional service will be the principal criteria used to select the successful candidate.

A complete dossier includes a letter of application explaining your qualifications, a separate statement of teaching philosophy and experience, a current CV, evidence of teaching excellence, three letters of recommendation, and examples of publications. A teaching demo and samples of materials development are recommended. Please submit your application materials as email attachments to clpdirectorsearch@sharepoint.umich.edu. The subject of your email must appear as follows: “Last name, First name”. For example: Doe, Jane. Letters of recommendation should be emailed as PDF files to clpdirectorsearch@umich.edu.

The deadline for applications is November 15, 2013. Review of applications will begin immediately after the deadline and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Based on the expected supervisory responsibilities associated with this position, it is anticipated that it will be excluded from the provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the University of Michigan and the Lecturers' Employee Organization.


Marin Mandarin Summer Camp 2013

Posted May 17, 2013

Job announcement for Mandarin Teacher
Marin Mandarin Summer Camp 2013
Date to Start: Late June 2013 to mid -Aug 2013, possible extension into school year
Schedule: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Compensation: $25 to $30/hour
Location: College of Marin, Kentfield Campus
Resume and Cover Letter to darin@langalive.com


Yu Ming Charter School — Grades 2-4 Mandarin Immersion Teachers

Posted April 23, 2013

Mandarin immersion public charter school in the San Francisco Bay Area seeks experienced and dynamic teachers to provide a variety of instructional techniques to second grade students. Yu Ming Charter School opened Fall 2011 with K-1, and will serve ~200 students in grades K-3 in School Year 2013-14. We are growing into a K-8 school. Yu Ming is committed to fostering diversity and developing youth with curiosity, compassion, strong moral character and responsibility to the community and the environment.

Job Responsibilities
The teachers will provide a nurturing and growth-minded climate conducive to organically learning Mandarin Chinese and all standard subjects (e.g. math, science, social studies, life skills):

  • Create and implement an effective, high-quality, rigorous program that builds bi-literacy skills and multi-cultural appreciation via a variety of instructional techniques
  • Create a classroom learning environment of respect, exploration and perseverance
  • Provide for the individual learning needs of all students
  • Establish a culture for learning that is positive, inclusive and challenging
  • Develop Chinese immersion curriculum using research-based best practices which also meets CA state standards
  • Work well with a team of Chinese and English speaking members on planning, professional development, curriculum design, and teaching responsibilities
  • Communicate with families regarding student progress, ideas and support for learning
  • Assess and monitor each student's academic and language proficiency growth using multiple measures, including informal and formal assessments
  • Utilize student data to inform classroom practice

Qualifications

  • Native or near-native ability in Mandarin Chinese (including understanding traditional, simplified and pinyin systems) and proficiency in English
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a dynamic and academically rigorous education program
  • Experience in teaching at the elementary school level and in teaching related to dual-immersion and Mandarin language development
  • Entrepreneurial passion; the ability to thrive in the excitement and ambiguity of a start-up environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Superb interpersonal skills; ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of students, parents and colleagues
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States and credentialed as K-8 teacher in California

Minimum educational level: Bachelor's degree. Credentialed to teach elementary in California.

Experience preferred
2+ years professional teaching experience, preferably in immersion or foreign language

Compensation and Benefits
Salary commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits package offered for employee and dependents.

Contact
We are presently accepting cover letters and resumes at jobs@yumingschool.org. Position will be open until filled.

Download the announcement here.


St. Ignatius College Preparatory

St. Ignatius College Preparatory is looking for a part-time teacher for 2013-2014. Interested persons can check the school website: http://www.siprep.org/page.cfm?p=365.


Wah Mei School in San Francisco

Wah Mei School in San Francisco is looking for a part-time interim executive director. The position provides strategic leadership and direction in the administration and management of school operations and financial objectives. Essential skills, knowledge and abilities:

  1. 3-5 years of nonprofit management, nonprefit executive director experience preferred
  2. Bilingual/biliterate in Chinese preferred
  3. Sensitivity to the needs of low-income and monolingual populations
  4. 3+ years of early childhood development experience; director's permit preferred
  5. Strong interpersonal skills, strategic thinking, entrepreneurial spirit, problem solving and decision making skills
  6. Proficient in Microsoft Office

Send resume with cover letter, salary requirements, and three references to: Interim ED Search, Wah Mei School, 1400 Judah Street, San Francisco, CA 94122, Fax (415) 665‑4116, Email: HR@wahmei.org


The San Francisco Education Fund

The San Francisco Education Fund is looking for Cantonese speaking volunteers to help interpret at parent-teacher conferences, PTA meetings and other school events, to translate school fliers and newsletters, to act as native-language tutors, to make phone calls home on behalf of school nurses and counselors and to perform other duties depending on the needs of the particular school. The next training will be on February 23.

Interested candidates should contact:

Cameron Leroy
Volunteer Interpretation Program Coordinator
San Francisco education fund
2730 Bryant Street, San Francisco CA 94110
T: 415.695.5400 x3024
F: 415.695.5401
C: 203.654.6839


Vassar College

Vassar College invites applications for Chinese Language Fellow (Intern) for the 2013-14 academic year (late August, 2013 through May, 2014). The Language Fellow, who must be a native speaker of Chinese, assists the Chinese faculty members in preparing teaching materials and conducting drill sessions for 12 hours a week. Language Fellows receive free room and board on Vassar's campus in student housing for the academic year, a monthly stipend of $500 for 10 months, and health insurance coverage. They may also take up to two courses per semester free at Vassar. Language Fellows should have a B.A. and be fluent in English. To apply, please send a cover letter, vita, an audio recording introducing yourself in both Chinese and English, and at least one recommendation letter. Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled. Please send applications to:

Haoming Liu, Chair
Department of Chinese and Japanese
Box 285, Vassar College
124 Raymond Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

or (preferably) via emailchineseandjapanese@vassar.edu.


Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, invites applications for an annual appointment for a full-time, non-tenure-track position in Chinese beginning Fall 2013. The position will be a one- or two-year contract, with the possibility of renewal. An application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and three recommendation letters should be submitted electronically at http://secure.interfolio.com/index.cfm?event=apply&position_id=20965. Review of complete applications will begin February 15th, 2013.


Michigan State University

The Department of Linguistics, and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages and the English Language Center at Michigan State University seek to hire individuals with experience in technology-based language pedagogy. One position is for an individual in Chinese. Applications must be submitted electronically via the MSU Human Resources website, http://jobs.msu.edu/. Posting: #7244). Applicants should submit a cover letter describing relevant experience, a current CV, samples of materials developed for an online environment, and the names and email addresses of 2 referees who will be contacted automatically by email for their letter of recommendation. Review of applications will begin February 4, 2013 and will continue until the positions are filled. For more information contact the search committee chair:

Dr. Jason Merrill, merril25@msu.edu
Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages
619 Red Cedar Road
B-467 Wells Hall
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1027


National Security Agency

Understanding written and spoken language is a core skill of the National Security Agency mission. NSA language specialists are known as Language Analysts because they must apply their language skills to a variety of analytical tasks, which demand deep and accurate assessment of meaning and intent. To ensure that the Language Analyst workforce attains the skills required, NSA is seeking highly-qualified Language Instructors for full-time employment. Preferred candidates will have a deep knowledge of the languages they are teaching, at the level of an educated native speaker. They will have experience teaching adult students and will have knowledge of language teaching methodology. They should be skilled in teaching reading and listening comprehension, translation, and transcription.

Agency Language Instructors work in a fast-paced environment teaching through both platform courses and online instruction, using cutting edge instructional technology. Instructors sometimes work on teams, and sometimes individually. When not directly engaged in teaching, they develop new courses, use student feedback to update existing courses, work directly with Language Analysts on the job, and engage in other training to perfect their skills. For these positions high energy and personal creativity are a must.

As a Language Instructor at NSA, you will continue to develop your teaching abilities and learn new skills. You may take on additional responsibilities mentoring other instructors, managing your curriculum, co-teaching methodology courses to your fellow instructors, or be selected for short-term field assignments at various locations. There are many opportunities to branch out and expand your skill set. With us, in many senses the sky is the limit!

Applicants must be U.S. citizens to be considered (including naturalized U.S. citizens). To apply, applicants should submit a resume through the nsa.gov web site.


American Councils for International Education in Washington, DC

American Councils for International Education in Washington, DC implements a program to help U.S. K-12 schools start or build their Arabic or Mandarin foreign language programs. This program, called the Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP), is fully funded by the U.S. Department of State and provides your school with a native language speaker from China to teach Arabic or Mandarin for one year.

Online webinar for hosting a Chinese teacher on Thursday, January 10 at 4pm EST http://www.wiziq.com/online-class/963235-january-online-live-chat-with-tclp-host-a-chinese-teacher

You can learn more about TCLP and find out from program alumni what the benefits were to hosting an Arabic or Mandarin teacher at their school. Just mark your calendar and click on the link above to join the class!


Elementary Mandarin Immersion Teacher — Grade 2

2012-2013 School Year
Fremont USD Credentialed Teacher
EDJOIN posting URL: http://www.edjoin.org/viewPosting.aspx?postingID=430552&countyID=1&onlineApp=0


Hayward Unified Schools District — Elementary Mandarin Dual Immersion Teacher

http://www.husd.us/
Elementary Mandarin Dual Immersion Teacher
California Multiple Subject Credential with Mandarin BCLAD
Salary: $52,864 - $88,061
Location: Stonebrae Elementary School K-6
28761 Hayward Boulevard
Hayward, CA 94542-2213
Phone: (510) 723-3910
Fax: (510) 733-1437

How to Apply:
http://www.edjoin.org/searchResults.aspx?countyID=1&districtID=39
Contact: Lisa Nolting, principal
lnolting@husd.k12.ca.us


Tenure Faculty Position and Directorship of the Chinese Flagship Program

Associate/Full Professor
Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
Indiana University
Job begins in fall, 2013
Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2012
ealc@indiana.edu


Seoul International School

Seoul International School seeks a highly qualified high school Chinese language teacher for the 2013-2014 school year. Applicants must be certified teachers, hold a Masters degree, 5 years of teaching experience in a US public or accredited international school and outstanding teacher references. Open until: December 31, 2012.

To apply, send an electronic copy of resume to Pete Corcoran (corcoranp@siskorea.org) along with the names of three supervisors who have observed their instruction.


The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at Macalester College

Professor of Chinese, St. Paul, Minnesota
The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at Macalester College announces an opening for a tenure-track position in Chinese, rank open, beginning Fall, 2013 — www.academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/1679.

Questions regarding the application should be directed to Katie Scott at atscottc@macalester.edu. Applications received before or on October 1, 2012 will receive primary consideration.


Department of East Asian Studies at Brown University

The Department of East Asian Studies at Brown University seeks a lecturer of Chinese language, on a three-year renewable basis, effective July 1, 2013. Direct inquiries to eas-search@brown.edu. Priority will be given to applications received by October 22, 2012.


Employment Opportunity: Hayward Unified School District

Employment Opportunity
Hayward Unified School District
Stonebrae Elementary School
Mandarin Dual Immersion Teacher
(2012-13 School Year Eligibility Pool)
California Multiple Subject Credential with Mandarin BCLAD
Apply through Edjoin.org.


Head Teacher, Mandarin program, at Language Alive!

Language Alive! logo Position: Head Teacher, Mandarin program
Date of Employment: May 2012
Hours: Full time
Reports to: Language Alive! Director
Classification: Full time, exempt
Salary: $40k to $45k plus benefits
Location: Alameda, California

Organization Description: Language Alive! is a new social enterprise that seeks to increase the multi-lingual skills of children and youth by offering immersion-inspired language development within fantastic after-school and summer programs across the Bay Area. The goal of Language Alive! Mandarin is to help children learn and improve Mandarin in ways that promote good health, positive friendships, and a love of learning. Instead of being passively desk-bound, kids in Language Alive! Mandarin learn to communicate naturally in Mandarin through sports, games, and science projects, as well as arts and crafts. Low teacher/student ratios enable instructors and participants to enjoy high levels of interaction and success.

Please note that the Language Alive! program is new. The candidate should have a creative, confident, entrepreneurial spirit. Any questions regarding the program status may be addressed in detail during the interview.

Position Summary: Under the direction of the Language Alive! Director, the Head Teacher develops active learning curriculum and lesson plans based on an immersion-language model, and then trains, models, and mentors Group Leaders in implementation. Working as a team with the Director, the Head Teacher develops Group Leader job descriptions, and hires and supervises Group Leaders. The Head Teacher will help lead the Director lead the Language Alive! Mandarin Summer Program in Alameda serving 60 elementary school children, which will take place from July 2 to August 10 at Lincoln Middle School in city of Alameda. After-school programs will take place in at least two school sites in the upcoming school year. Future expansion of the program to additional schools and cities is anticipated.

Responsibilities:

  • With guidance from the Director, blend language acquisition with youth development. Ensure safety, boundaries, character development, skill building, positive relationships, leadership and community awareness.
  • Develop pedagogy, curriculum and lesson plans for Language Alive! programs inspired by best practices in immersion and youth development.
  • Focus on content and language usage that is relevant to the children. Build a positive attitude toward language acquisition.
  • Integrate sports, games, science, and arts & crafts with Mandarin development.
  • Train and support 6 - 10 group leaders to develop and implement curriculum with up to 80 children.
  • Balance needs of those who are new to Mandarin with native speakers: develop processes that enable mutual learning and progress.
  • Model energetic involvement: lead staff in getting involved in active learning and teaching.
  • Enable children to achieve clear milestones. Enable parents and children to be aware of these milestones.
  • Integrate guidance from The National Center for K-16 Chinese Language Pedagogy.
  • Network with the Alameda Education Foundation and other relevant community entities as needed.
  • Assist in other activities of Language Alive! as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Certificate or degree in teaching Mandarin.
  • Three years teaching elementary age children.
  • One year training and supervising staff or volunteers.
  • Experience working with youth of diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Fluent in Mandarin. Good skills in English.
  • Extremely creative and engaging, physically active, and willing to take risks.
  • Warm, caring, funny - and strong enough to reinforce good boundaries for the kids.
  • Criminal Background Clearance from the Department of Justice and TB-tested required

To Apply: e-mail cover letter and resume to langalive@yahoo.com


Canada University of Alberta Department of East Asian Studies Faculty Lecturer

Faculty Lecturer in Chinese. Edmonton, Alberta — Canada University of Alberta, Department of East Asian Studies Faculty Lecturer. For information, please consult the Department of East Asian Studies webpage at http://www.arts.ualberta.ca/~eastasia/. Consideration of applications will begin on March 31, 2012, and continue until the position is filled. The effective date of employment is July 1, 2012.


Chinese (Mandarin) teacher at the French American International School/International High School in San Francisco

French American International School/International High School in San Francisco is seeking a Chinese (Mandarin) teacher for the upcoming school year with strong background in Chinese literature (both contemporary and classical). The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching Chinese language classes across levels as well as teaching literature courses in Chinese. Knowledge and experience in teaching IB language courses strongly preferred. Please send resume and a letter of intent to High School principal, Richard Ulffers, at richardu@frenchamericansf.org. French American International School/International High School is an affirmative action and equal opportunity educator and employer.


K-2nd Grade Teachers at Presidio Knolls School (www.presidioknolls.org)

Presidio Knolls School, an innovative Mandarin immersion program in San Francisco, is launching an elementary school in Fall 2012, is looking for experienced educators who have an entrepreneurial spirit, employ modern instructional strategies in the classroom, and have aspirations to grow professionally with the long-term vision of the school.

Required qualifications include at least 2 years teaching experience in an immersion program, bilingual and bi-literate in Mandarin Chinese and English with native or near-native Chinese proficiency, and Bachelor's degree. Current CA teaching credentials and Master's degree preferred, but not required.

Please email employment@presidioknolls.org to request a full job description and to apply.


Drill Instructor/Teaching Assistant in Chinese, Harvard University

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University anticipates one or more openings for a full-time Drill Instructor/Teaching Assistant in Chinese beginning August 1, 2012 through July 31, 2013. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references (who will be invited to upload letters of recommendation) to http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/3944.

Candidates should also send a 20-minute DVD of the applicant teaching to:

Chair, Drill Instructor Search Committee
Chinese Language Program
East Asian Languages and Civilizations Department
Harvard University
5 Bryant Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

All application materials should be submitted by February 27, 2012.


Colgate University

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures invites applications for a one-year position in Chinese at the level of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning August, 2012. The teaching load is five courses for the year. Please submit a letter of application, CV, and three letters of reference through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/1379.


UC Davis Tenure-track Position in Pre-modern Chinese Literature

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at University of California at Davis invites applications for a tenure-track position in Chinese literature of the Ming-Qing era (1368-1911) at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting on July 1, 2011. Desirable qualifications include: ability to teach a variety of courses on traditional literature and classical Chinese language; ability to contribute to the planning of a new Ph.D. Program in Chinese and World Literatures, and interest in working productively with interdisciplinary and interdepartmental programs in the Division of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies. Screening to begin on November 10, 2011. Position open until filled.

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a short writing sample, teaching evaluations (if available), and three confidential references (including their email addresses) at http://recruitments.ucdavis.edu/.


Openings for Teachers at Yu Ming Charter School

Yu Ming Charter School, a new immersion school in Oakland, is seeking teachers for kindergarten or first grade students to learning Mandarin Chinese and all standard subjects. Required qualifications for this position include native or near-native ability in Mandarin Chinese (including understanding traditional, simplified and pinyin systems), proficiency in English, a Bachelor's degree, and credentialed as K-8 teacher in California.

For more information about this position and how to apply, please email jobs@yumingschool.org.


Mandarin Teacher Position Opening at Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton

The Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton, California is looking for a Mandarin teacher for the 2011-2012 academic year. Required qualifications include 2-5 years of experience teaching at the high school level or above, a post-secondary degree in Mandarin, Education or a related field, and experience teaching Mandarin to non-native speakers. Preferred qualifications include a Master's degree in Mandarin, Education or a related field, and a teaching credential.

For more information on Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, click www.shschools.org. For more information regarding this position and how to apply, please email hr@shschools.org.


Mandarin-speaking Teachers, Literacy Coordinator and Office Manager need for Yu Ming Charter School

A new immersion public charter school, Yu Ming Charter School, will open in the San Francisco East Bay in Fall 2011. They are seeking to hire Mandarin-speaking teachers, a Literacy Coordinator and an Office Manager.

Contact jobs@yumingschool.org directly for more information.


Full-time Mandarin teaching position at The College Preparatory School

The College Preparatory School, an independent high school in Oakland, California, seeks a dynamic and innovative teacher of Mandarin / Chinese beginning in the fall of 2011.

Applicants must be able to teach at all levels (I through IVAP) of the curriculum in Mandarin, to take a leading role in the development of their new, cross-curricular Asian Studies programs, to introduce students to Chinese culture, and to work with departmental colleagues in consistently honing and reshaping the curriculum.

Please send a cover letter (addressed to Annie Knudsen, Dean of Faculty), resume and contact information for three references to: jobs@college-prep.org Write your FULL NAME and CHINESE FALL 2011 in the subject line. If sending attachments, please send your documents as a PDF if possible. Please do not send a fax or a paper copy. For more information about the school, please visit www.college-prep.org.


Mandarin Teacher Position Opening in Liberty Union High School District

This position is for 1 period at each of their three high schools for a total of 3 classes, and this will be spread out over two days.
If you are interested, please send you resume to:

Liberty Union High School District
20 Oak Street,
Brentwood, CA 94513


Openings for Teachers for Mandarin Immersion Program at The Starr King Elementary School

The Starr King Elementary School in San Francisco, California has serveral openings for teachers in our respected and well known Mandarin Immersion Program. The positions are for the 2011-12 school year. You must have native-like fluency in speaking Mandarin and reading and writing simplified Chinese. They are ideally looking for applicants with current California teaching credentials with BCLAD, but are also interested in applicants with single subject in Mandarin with CLAD or out-of-state equivalent or active enrollment in a university intern program.

Contact Cate Riegner at cate@netpop.com for more information


Chinese Instructor for the 2011-2012 School Year at Sheboygan Falls School District, Wisconsin.

Sheboygan Falls School District is currently accepting applications for a 6-12 Chinese instructor for the 2011-2012 school year. This is a 100 percent position with full benefits.

To view details about this position and application requirements, please click here.


Part-Time Chinese Instructor at Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures Georgetown University

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Georgetown University invites applications for a part-time instructor's position in Chinese language, starting August 2011. This appointment is for one year, and is renewable, pending satisfactory performance, funding, and enrollment. The prospective instructor should have an MA in Chinese Language Pedagogy or a related field with native or near native proficiency in Chinese and English. Experience teaching college-level Chinese in North America and the ability to teach all levels of Chinese language courses are also required. Please mail or email a letter of application and a resume with names of three references by June 3rd to Ms. Holly Wielkoszewski at hrw22@georgetown.edu, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057.


Visiting Lecturer Positions in Chinese at UC Davis

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures of the University of California, Davis, invites applications for TWO Visiting Lecturer of Chinese positions for 2011-12. Both appointments are made to fill temporary faculty absences and are non-renewable.

To view details and to apply online, please use the following links: position1, position2.


Assistant Director for Second Language Acquisition position at the National Foreign Language Center

This position's primary role will be to work on project-related assignments as do all other faculty but with the additional responsibility of overseeing SLA resource allocation across projects and ensuring the quality of each FRA's work.

To view details about this position and to apply online, please visit jobs.umd.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54089.


Foreign Language (Chinese) Teacher at U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command

The Department of the Army, Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center at Monterey, CA is looking for foreign language (chinese) teachers. This position is open to all U.S. citizens and individuals eligible to hold or who now hold valid/current U.S. work authorizations. U.S. CITIZENSHIP IS NOT REQUIRED.

For more detailed requirements regarding this opening and to apply online, please click here.


Visiting Lecturer of Chinese Language, Brown University

The Department of East Asian Studies invites applications for a one year position as visiting lecturer of Chinese language, effective July 1, 2011. M.A. degree, or the equivalent, is minimally required. Native or near-native fluency in Chinese (Mandarin), competency in spoken and written English required.

To Apply: Please send a complete dossier, including curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, sample teaching materials and a DVD of classroom teaching to

Search Committee for Chinese Language
Box 1850
Providence, RI 02912

Review of applications will begin April 18, 2011 and continue until the position is filled.


Chinese-Mandarin Language and Culture Instructor: U.S. Department of State

The U.S. Department of State, at the Foreign Service Institute in Arlington, VA is seeking a Chinese-Mandarin Language and Culture Instructor. You will teach speaking, reading, listening comprehension and writing (if required) skills to a full range of students at all levels of language proficiency. Salary: $50,408.00 - $79,280.00 /year (starting salaries vary and may be based in part on superior academic achievement and/or previous work experience). This position is a 2 year appointment, renewable indefinitely.

To Apply: Go to www.usajobs.gov and search for "PH-NF-11-447845" for the detailed vacancy announcement and information on how to apply. In order to receive full consideration for the position, please read and follow the instructions carefully.

Application Deadline: March 30, 2011


High school Chinese teacher in Wellesley, MA

Wellesley High School seeks a full-time Mandarin Chinese teacher for the 2011-2012 school year. Classes meet 5 out of every 7 days for 1 hour. S/he will be responsible for the entire high school Chinese program (years 1-4). The curriculum is formed around Cheng & Tsui's Integrated Chinese series (simplified, Level 1 Part 1 through Level 2 Part 2), and rubrics are used to assess student work. For more information, please email personnel@wellesley.k12.ma.us

If you are interested in this position, please send cover letter, resume, three letters of reference, licensure and transcripts to

Salvatore Petralia, Assistant Superintendent
Wellesley Public Schools
40 Kingsbury Street,
Wellesley, MA 02481
Email: personnel@wellesley.k12.ma.us


Coordinators, instructors and subject matter experts in San Francisco

MultiLingual Solutions Inc. is developing an isomersion (isolated immersion) program in San Francisco. They are looking for native coordinators, instructors and subject matter experts for the program that runs from March 28th - April 15th. Please email MNassiri@MLSolutions.com or visit www.MLSolutions.com for more details.


Mandarin I Teacher at St. Ignatius College Preparatory

St. Ignatius College Preparatory in San Francisco is developing a Mandarin program beginning in the 2011-2012 school year. The program will begin with the first level of Mandarin, and will be developed in following years based on the level of interest in the course. The teacher will be responsible for developing the curriculum of the first year, as well as teaching the class.

For more details and to apply online, please visit www.siprep.org/about/jobs/MandarinTeacher.cfm


Chinese Language Lecturer Position at Bowdoin College

The Asian Studies Program at Bowdoin College invites applicants for a one-year, half-time Chinese Language Lecturer position for the academic year 2011-2012. The lecturer will teach a half course load over the academic year. Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in Chinese, a M.A. in Linguistics, Chinese Language Pedagogy, or related field, as well as teaching experience at the college level in the United States. The successful candidate will teach upper and lower level language courses and play an active role in coordinating the program through participation in Chinese language table.
Bowdoin College is accepting only electronic submissions. Please visit https://careers.bowdoin.edu to apply online. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2011 and continue until the position is filled.


Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy Seeks Summer Chinese Language Director

Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy, a leader in immersion language learning for middle and high school students, seeks a Chinese Language Director for the 2011 summer session (June 22--July 23, 2011). An MMLA Language Director is a senior administrator who is in charge of all programmatic events that occur in his/her language academy. The primary responsibilities of an MMLA Language Director include hiring teachers and RAs and curriculum training. During the summer session, Language Directors act as master teachers who coach faculty in the implementation of the MMLA curriculum and policies.

Qualifications: Commands a native or near native proficiency in Mandarin Chinese. Extensive experience working with middle or high school students. Experienced with training teachers. Previous administrative experience strongly recommended.

For more information about the position and to apply online visit: www.mmla.middlebury.edu/employment


Summer Employment Opportunities for Teachers and College Students

Chinese faculty and residential staff positions available at the Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy in 6 locations throughout Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, and West Coast.
Faculty: Teaching experience in middle school and high school preferred.
Residential Staff: College students with residential experience preferred. Fluency in Chinese to support 100% language pledge.

Click HERE to apply online.


Institute of Teaching Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan

The Institute of Teaching Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language at National Kaohsiung Normal University in Kaohsiung, Taiwan invites applications for a full-time faculty position. The appointment is to be effective on Aug. 1st, 2011, subject to budgetary approval.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in either a) Teaching Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language with a specialty in technology education or testing and assessment; b) Chinese Linguistics or related fields

Application Documents: a) Curriculum Vitae; b) A list of publications; c) A photocopy of Ph.D. diploma and transcript or an official letter to certify that you have completed all degree requirement; d) Research fields, language backgrounds, and a description of courses you have taught or propose to teach; e) Two letters of recommendation and two recent publications within five years; f) Letter of application; g) Proof of foreign language proficiency; h) Proof of teaching experiences in TCS/FL

Deadline: All application materials must be received no later than Mar. 31, 2011. Please mail application documents to

Yi Song, Executive Assistant
Institute of teaching chinese as a Second/Foreign Language
National Kaohsiung Normal University
116 Heping 1st Road, Linya District, Kaohsiung, 80201 Taiwan
Tel: 886-7-7172930 ext: 2521-2522
Fax: 886-7-7166896
Email: uj@nknucc.nknu.edu.tw


Lecturer in Chinese, Stanford University

The Stanford Language Center invites applications for a full-time three-year appointment teaching Chinese language beginning September 2011. The position is renewable. Minimum qualifications are an MA in linguistics, applied linguistics, and/or Chinese language and literature, Ph.D. preferable. Applicants should have experience teaching a broad range of Chinese language courses at the college level and possess native or near-native fluency in Chinese with an excellent command of English. Preference is given to candidates familiar with ACTFL OPI and WPT principles, with a commitment to pursuing tester/rater certifications. The salary is competitive. Letter of application, current vita, names and contact information of three recommenders, and a brief description of teaching philosophy and approaches should be sent or faxed to:

Chinese Language Search Committee
Stanford Language Center
450 Serra Mall, Building 30,
Stanford, CA 94305-2015.
Fax: 650-725-9377

Deadline for receipt of applications is March 1, 2011.


Department of Chinese Language and Culture for International Students (CLC), National Taiwan Normal University

CLC has one opening for instructor with the rank of assistant professor or above, starting from August 1, 2011.

Qualifications:
1) The position is open to applicants with Ph.D. degree in Chinese Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Social Linguistics, Modern Chinese Rhetorics, and etc.
2) Except for newly acquired Ph.D degree (i.e. graduation within two years), newly recruited instructor has to 1) have published one article per year in the last three years in journals or monographs recognized by SCI, SSCI, TSSCI, EI, AHCI or equivalents, or 2) be director, co-director, of at least one project funded by National Science Council in the last three years, in accordance with the university's recruitment policy.

Application materials (One copy of each unless otherwise noted)
1) Application form: please download the form from the ClC website, under "News". 2) Photocopies of related documents, including Ph.D diploma, instructor certificate, transcript of Ph.D degree if received within the past two years, and other proof of academic recognitions. 3) Autobiography. 4) Two letters of recommendation; 5) The department will send individual notices if Ph. D dissertation and publications within the past three are needed.

Application deadline: March 1, 2011. Please send complete application to:

Wo-Hsin Chu, Chair
Department of Chinese Language and Culture for International Students
National Taiwan Normal University
No. 2, Ren-ai Rd., Sec. 1, Linkou Township, Taipei County 24449, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
*Please also email the “Application form” to huiwen@ntnu.edu.tw .

Telephone: (886-2) 7714-8253
Fax: 886-2) 2601-1730


Looking for a Chinese Language Instructor in the DC area

A qualified and experienced Chinese language instructor is needed in the Washington DC metro area to teach a class from Feb 28 to April 6, 2011 for 6 hrs a day. If interested, please contact Maryam Nassiri at MNassiri@MLSolutions.com


Mandarin Teacher needed for St. John's Preparatory School

St. John's Preparatory School is looking for a Mandarin Chinese teacher for their Chinese program. St. John's Preparatory School currently has 85 students enrolled in Chinese 1, 2, and 3. They have an immediate need for September of 2011 as the program continues to grow. They are looking for a teacher who can teach both simplified and traditional font with a strong command of the English language in both speaking and writing. Any prior teaching experience is a credit as well.

If interested, please contact Annmarie Quezada at aquezada@stjohnsprep.org


Middle and Upper School Mandarin Teacher Needed for September 2011

Wilmington Friends, a pre-K to 12 Quaker college preparatory day school enrolling 800 students, seeks a full time teacher of Mandarin to start in the fall of 2011. The position is for a experienced language instructor to teach in both the middle and upper divisions. Certification is not a requirement. If interested, please send your resume to:

Rebecca Zug
Wilmington Friends School
101 School Road
Wilmington, DE 19803


Washington State University, Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures

Washington State University, Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chinese language, literature and culture beginning August 16, 2011. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation under separate cover from the referees, and supporting materials to:

Dr. Christopher Lupke
Chinese Search Committee Chair
Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures
PO Box 642610, Pullman, WA 99164-2610

No emailed applications will be accepted.


Piedmont Language School

Piedmont Language School, an after school program, is looking for Mandarin teachers. Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:40 p.m. to 4:40 p.m.

Contact: Mary at nozzim@comcast.net


College Park School in San Mateo

College Park School in San Mateo has a current opening for a Mandarin resource teacher. This teacher must have a valid CA teaching credential and preferable a BCLAD authorization in Mandarin. The position includes teaching K-5 students in Mandarin immersion, coordinating immersion programs, and writing curriculum with our Mandarin department. Interested candidates can find an application on EDJOIN or contact me at school. They are also welcome to chat with the head of our Mandarin Department, Linda Tong at 638-2729.

Contact: Diana Hallock, College Park Principal at 650-312-7691.