Mandarin Teacher (Wilmette, IL)

DESCRIPTION:
1) This is a part-time (.5) position.
2) It is 5 days/week; 3 classes; one fifth grade & two sixth grade.
3) There is an existing curriculum.

Qualifications:  Valid IL educator licensure with proper endorsement (s).

*Prior teaching experience with middle school and junior high school students.
*Demonstrates native or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English.
* Knowledge of Comprehensive Input (CI) and Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS) preferred.

Working Conditions:
$24,125.50 minimum annually with benefits. Actual compensation based on education and experience.

Application Procedure:
Complete an on-line application at wilmette39.org. You may upload materials (resume, transcripts, etc.) along with your application.  Please do not send paper copies of your materials.  Upon interviewing, materials may be requested.

Lecturer in Chinese at UC Davis (Davis, CA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC) at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for the position of Lecturer of Chinese for the 2017-18 academic year. Primary duties are to teach up to seven modern Chinese (Mandarin) courses at various levels as assigned. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This appointment is renewable contingent on departmental teaching needs.

Requirements include: an MA or above in second-language pedagogy, Chinese linguistics, or another relevant field; native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin and English; and a demonstrable record of excellence in language teaching. The department will give preference to candidates with college teaching experience in the U.S., good knowledge of current developments in second language pedagogy, strong skills in written Chinese, and the ability to apply modern technology to classroom teaching.

Complete applications should include: 1) a cover letter stating your qualifications, teaching philosophy and career plan, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a teaching portfolio including syllabi, a sample of teaching materials, and student evaluations, with a (published or unpublished) academic or creative writing in CHINESE as a plus, 4) a 30-50 minute video of classroom teaching on a web-accessible hyperlink, and 5) three confidential letters of reference. Upload the application materials to https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01663 by July 15, 2017. Position will remain open until filled.

The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff. The position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

Clinical Asst. Prof. in Chinese Language and Culture (Buffalo, New York)

The University at Buffalo invites applications for a full-time, clinical assistant professor (10-month) position in Chinese Language and Culture. The appointment will be made in the Chinese Program in the Department of Linguistics. The position requires teaching content-based Chinese language courses for professionals (e.g., Business Chinese, Chinese for healthcare professionals) and courses in language and cultural competency such as Chinese popular culture and business culture. The courses will be taught at the undergraduate level initially with the potential to develop graduate courses, to students in business, health, and liberal arts programs. The clinical instructor will play an important role in developing and managing a professional language track in Chinese. The position will begin in the 2017-2018 academic year and will normally require teaching 4 courses per semester. There is no research obligation. The position offers comparable clinical faculty salary and state employee benefits.

Candidates must have a PhD and demonstrate experience and excellence in teaching Chinese language and culture courses at all levels, content-based and on-line courses.

Applicants should submit electronically a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Statement, Sample Syllabus, and contact information for three references to https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/login.  Contact information: Prof. EunHee Lee, ehlee@buffalo.edu.

UB is an AA/EOE and welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Faculty in Chinese Language and Culture (Newark, NJ)

Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Newark, a partnership between Bard College and the Newark Public Schools in Newark, NJ, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Chinese Language and Culture, beginning September 2017. BHSEC Newark seeks candidates able to teach Chinese language at all levels, as well as content courses in Chinese culture and/or East Asian or world history.  BHSEC Newark is the first and currently the only high school in the Newark Public Schools to offer Chinese language, and approximately half of our students are enrolled in Chinese classes.

The successful applicant for this position must be committed to teaching classes at both the high school and college levels. In addition, candidates will be expected to participate fully in the life of the school, including student advising, club advising, and committee service.  M.A. and college teaching experience required; Ph.D., high school teaching experience, and/or experience working with youth desirable.  Work authorization in the United States required for all BHSEC Newark faculty positions.

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, sample course syllabus, and the names and contact information for three references through Interfolio.com at: http://apply.interfolio.com/42119.  Inquiries may be directed via email to: Dr. Lori Ween, Dean of Studies at lween@bhsec.bard.edu.

Review of applications to begin immediately.

Bard College is AA/EOE & welcomes applications from individuals who contribute to its diversity.

Director, Instructional & PD Resource Development- Asian Languages (New York, NY)

Job ID: HC20170804-46076

Description:

The College Board, the national educational organization, is conducting a search for a Director, Instructional & PD Resource Development – Asian Languages for the Advanced Placement (AP®) Program.

The ideal candidate has a background in Chinese and Japanese as well as teaching AP courses and/or the related introductory course at a college or university as well as developing and designing instructional resources for teachers.

The successful candidate will design, develop instructional and professional development materials and resources for AP courses based research-based strategies and ensure pedagogical alignment and editorial style consistency throughout AP program content.

ABOUT AP

Advanced Placement is a rigorous academic program built on the commitment, passion and hard work of students and educators from secondary schools and higher education. With more than 30 courses in a wide variety of subject areas, AP provides willing and academically prepared high school students with the opportunity to study and learn at the college level. Learn more at http://press.collegeboard.org/ap/

POSITION SUMMARY

Manage and create content, instructional design, and overall development of professional development and instructional resources for AP teachers. Direct and develop content, work with staff as appropriate to manage writers, editors, consultants, expert reviewers, external partners in the creation and review of content for instructional resources and professional development opportunities, including on-line resources

Responsible for ensuring pedagogical alignment and editorial style consistency throughout the resources and products.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Manage content development and production of new and revision of existing instructional and professional development resources and products and services (print, on-line, face-to-face) for AP courses.
• Develop and enact plans to expand participation and improve performance in assigned AP Chinese and Japanese courses.
• Build relationships with disciplinary associations, attend and participate at national and regional meetings of professional associations to recruit individuals to participate in the development of effective teacher support materials and professional learning opportunities.
• Collaborate with external partners in the creation and review of instructional resources, both print and on-line.
• Lead multiple committees of subject-matter experts, typically college professors and secondary school teachers, training them on curriculum and assessment development protocols, and facilitating communication between academics and technical experts (test developers and psychometricians) and other College Board staff.
• Plan and lead committee meetings; reviewing committee work, and maintaining all necessary committee communications as well as communications with CB (Note: this position requires multiple weekend and evening meetings each year).
• Maintain a familiarity with current research and best practices related to curriculum development, instructional pedagogies, and assessment; participate in regular discussions with other staff members on the current professional literature to build a set of common, shared beliefs about AP’s direction within the larger educational community.
• Develop and collaborate on the development of content for instructional and professional development resources.
• Create AP professional development interventions and materials, based on quantitative and qualitative course and exam data and improve the quality and availability of AP professional development events.
• Ensure resources and products are aligned to curricular frameworks, best practice, product vision and editorial style.
• Review communication materials about the revised curricula, exams, and professional learning opportunities
• Work on a team of internal and external subject-matter-experts to develop AP’s instructional and professional development content.
• Achieve the overall goal of creating best practice interactive and rich PD experiences that improve AP teacher effectiveness and AP student success.
• Recommend strategies and approaches that will help the program effectively scale to support and encourage high usage across urban, suburban and rural districts geographically distributed.
• Support translating the existing PD model to effectively address the needs of AP teachers in that discipline
• Work with consultants, content experts and reviewers, and PD staff to direct and conduct background research to help determine professional development content; supervises freelance staff; evaluates professional Development’s status in the field, particularly in terms of instructional design; coordinates instructional design components with other departments/divisions/consultants assessing success and feasibility for continued projects.
• Provide development and production management of PD Workshops including new production and revisions to existing product, piloting, including participant’s manuals, leader’s notes and leaders presentation.
• Manage piloting of instructional resources; PD Workshops and products, including informing pilot design and logistical operations.
• Stay current on research, best practice, developments and trends, and innovations in cognitive science, teaching and learning, instructional design, adult learning, and in the specialized content areas.
• Develop resources for coaching trainers on workshop delivery and consistent program messaging.
• Collaborate with the instructional design team on the design and development interdisciplinary and/or non-content specific materials such as teaching coaching, instructional strategies, etc.
• Ensure instructional/pedagogical consistency within and across disciplines, aligning to AP instructional design principles, incorporating challenge-area research, addressing literacy issues, representing course scope, etc.
• Collaborate with internal and external staff on the production of instructional and professional development resources, including providing input and guidance on effective design that will best communicate to teachers and students and adhering to agreed upon style, deadlines, and other guidelines

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor’s Degree in teaching Chinese and/or Japanese.
• High School or College teaching experience preferred (AP teaching experience preferred)
• Designing and development inof structional or PD resources or other adult-learning preferred
• Experience in curriculum design and development
• Knowledge of the Understanding by Design Curriculum Development Framework.
• Experience in assessment development.
• Experience with design and implementation of professional development
• Ability to conduct research on instructional topics, methods and media.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe Professional and using Internet applications
• Excellent organizational and planning skills, including attention to detail.
• Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks.

Work Schedule

• Travel: 30 % Evenings/Weekends:
• This position requires multiple evening and weekend meetings each year.

BENEFITS

We offer our employees an outstanding benefits package which includes 4 weeks of paid time off, a generous retirement plan, tuition reimbursement and ongoing professional development and training.

MISSION

The College Board’s mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. We are a not-for-profit membership organization committed to excellence and equity in education. Among our best-known products are the SAT®, PSAT/NMSQT®, and Advanced Placement Program®.

APPLY

If you are interested in this position and you meet our qualifications, please apply by visiting our Careers page at www.collegeboard.org/careersand submitting your resume and cover letter. The College Board is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity  Employer. The College Board participates in E-Verify, a service of DHS and SSA, where required.

Requirements:
Desired Travel 25% – 50%
Areas of Expertise Curriculum Design/Development
Highest Level of Education Master’s Degree
Job Type Full Time
Location Chicago, IL, Reston, VA, Los Angeles, CA, Duluth, GA, Austin, TX, San Jose, CA, New York, NY, Tallahassee, FL, Waltham, MA
Years of Relevant Experience 4-5

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/gm2j6y3z2t4pkqtz

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese (Kalamazoo, Michigan)

Kalamazoo College seeks applications for a one-year visiting position at the Assistant Professor or Instructor level in Chinese language, literature, and culture beginning late August 2017. Area and period of specialization is open. Salary is competitive and consistent with level of experience. Teaching expectation is six courses (2-2-2, in three terms), including four Chinese language courses, ranging from beginning to advanced, and two culture courses taught in English.

Ph.D. preferred, ABD considered, and native or near-native abilities in both Chinese and English expected. The successful candidate must demonstrate a high aptitude for and interest in undergraduate teaching. Candidates may be asked to provide a language teaching demonstration video and a writing sample.

Kalamazoo College is a highly selective, nationally known liberal arts college, offering an integrated undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum into educational experiences in both domestic and international settings. The College sends some eighty percent of its graduates on study abroad for three, six, or nine months, including half a dozen per year to China. The campus is located midway between Chicago and Detroit/Ann Arbor in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a metropolitan community of 225,000, which supports several college and university campuses along with numerous civic arts and cultural associations. Thirty-five miles from Lake Michigan, the area offers many opportunities for outdoor activities.

Completed applications received by May 20, 2017 will receive full consideration, with later applications reviewed as needed until the position is filled. Kalamazoo College encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the College to apply and to identify themselves if they wish. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Upload cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and goals, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable) in PDF format at https://www.kzoo.edu/search/chinese/. Please have three confidential letters of recommendation sent in PDF format to ChineseSearch@kzoo.edu.  Questions may be directed to the same email.

Professor (PR123-4/16-17) (Hong Kong)

Hong Kong Baptist University

FACULTY OF ARTS

Department of Chinese Language and Literature

Professor (PR123-4/16-17)

The Department of Chinese Language and Literature seeks to appoint a tenure-track position of full Professor with the expertise in Chinese Studies or relevant disciplines, such as literature, culture, language, etc.  The appointee is expected to have the qualities and track records as an academic leader in teaching and research.  Other duties include: (a) teaching courses in Chinese Studies and relevant subjects; (b) supervising students in thesis writing; (c) preparing course syllabi; and (d) performing administrative duties assigned by the Head of Department.

Applicants should have a PhD degree in Chinese Language, Chinese Literature, Chinese Culture, or a relevant discipline.  The appointee is expected to be a leading scholar in Chinese Studies or relevant disciplines with an exceptional track record of high-quality research and scholarly publications.

Applicants are required to specify how their qualifications match the above requirements in a cover letter and provide supporting documents in his/her application.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of three years commencing September 2017.  Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Remuneration package includes retirement/gratuity benefits, annual leave, medical and dental scheme, housing assistance and relocation allowance wherever appropriate.

Those who have responded to the advertisement posted in March 2017 need not re-apply.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form which should be sent to the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong or by E-mail to recruit@hkbu.edu.hk.  Application forms can be obtained by downloading from http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/applicationforms.  Please quote PR number on all correspondence.  Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications/creative works, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications/works and recent teaching evaluation results.  Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference to the Personnel Office direct.  Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.  All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request.  Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 31 August 2017

Lecturer in Chinese (Michigan)

The Department of World Languages and Literatures at Western Michigan University invites applications for a renewable term position in Chinese beginning in fall 2017, pending budgetary approval. The successful candidate will be able to adapt content delivery methods, teaching approaches, and pacing of existing Chinese course materials to high school students as appropriate, while maintaining university-level standards.  This position entails teaching onsite at Forest Hills Northern High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan, as well as teaching at least one course per year on Western Michigan University’s main campus in Kalamazoo.  Additional responsibilities include service on Department, College, and University committees and regular participation in main campus activities.  Information about the Department of World Languages and Literatures can be found at www.wmich.edu/languages.  M.A. in Chinese, applied linguistics, or related field and college or university teaching experience in North America required. Candidates must apply at https://wmich.edu/hr/jobs, where additional details about the position qualifications may be found.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Western Michigan University is a learner-centered, discovery-driven and globally-engaged university.  WMU is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community.

Proportional Contract Instructor Chinese (Boston, MA)

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Simmons College seeks a part-time proportional sabbatical replacement for the academic year 2017-2018.

The successful candidate will teach five Mandarin language courses at all levels and coordinate the Chinese language program. Candidates must be available to teach on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.  Native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin is required. MA or the equivalent in Chinese language pedagogy, linguistics, literature, or culture is essential, as is experience at the US college level.

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, CV, transcript, plus three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Dánisa Bonacic, Chair, Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston MA 02115, or email to: bonacic@simmons.edu.

Review of candidates will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.

As a College committed to diversity, Simmons encourages applications broadly.  Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body and curriculum.

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (PR328/16-17) (Hong Kong)

Hong Kong Baptist University

FACULTY OF ARTS

Department of Chinese Language and Literature

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (PR328/16-17)

The appointee is expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and possibly at postgraduate degree levels related to classical Chinese literature or traditional Chinese culture.  The appointee is also expected to: (a) teach courses in classical Chinese literature or traditional Chinese culture; (b) supervise students in thesis writing; (c) design, prepare, and revise course syllabi; and (d) perform administrative duties assigned by the Head of Department.

Applicants should possess a PhD degree in classical Chinese literature or traditional Chinese culture, or a relevant discipline, a high international standing in the field, plus an exceptional track record of high-quality research and scholarly publications.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of three years commencing September 2017.  Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Applicants are required to specify how their qualifications match the above requirements in a cover letter and provide supporting documents in his/her application.

Remuneration package includes retirement/gratuity benefits, annual leave, medical and dental scheme, housing assistance and relocation allowance wherever appropriate.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form which should be sent to the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong or by E-mail to recruit@hkbu.edu.hk.  Application forms can be obtained by downloading from http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/applicationforms.  Please quote PR number on all correspondence.  Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications/works, statements of teaching and research interest and recent teaching evaluation results.  Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference to the Personnel Office direct.  Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.  All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request.  Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Review of applications will begin on 20 May 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese (Fayetteville, Arkansas)

The Department of World Languages at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese, to begin August 2017. With a student body of more than 26,000, the University of Arkansas is a national research institution located in Fayetteville, part of a growing metropolitan area of some 500,000 people which is frequently noted as one of America’s best places to live.

Our position requires ABD status or a Ph.D. in hand by August 2017 in Chinese language or linguistics, second-language acquisition or closely related discipline.  Native or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and fluency in English are required, and candidates must be familiar with the Chinese Pinyin System.  The successful candidate must show evidence of excellence in teaching, an active research agenda, and the interpersonal skills and collegiality necessary to help maintain a strong Chinese program.  Our hire must be able to teach Chinese at all undergraduate levels, especially courses in Chinese business language and culture.

Applicants should submit by 3 May 2017: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, three current job-related letters of reference, and transcripts to http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/19962.  For references, candidates will be required to provide either Interfolio document email addresses or individual contact information during the application process, and candidates are responsible for making certain that letters are received.  A round of skype interviews with finalists will likely be conducted during the week of 8-12 May 2017.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.  The University welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity.  Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment.  All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in (1) Applied Language Sciences; (2) Bilingualism and Communication / Asian Languages and Linguistics / Area Studies; (3) Chinese Linguistics; (4) Chinese Language Education / Chinese Literature; (5) Translation and Interpreting

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong.  It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees.  It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,300.  The total consolidated expenditure budget of the University is close to HK$7 billion (US$900 million) per year.

DEPARTMENT OF CHINESE AND BILINGUAL STUDIES

The Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies is one of the constituent departments of the Faculty of Humanities. One of the core missions of the Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies is to promote and develop studies of Chinese in multilingual contexts and studies of multilingualism in Chinese contexts.  It has built a reputation in Applied Chinese Language Studies, and seeks to extend its strength in areas like Bilingualism (including Translation and Interpreting), Intercultural Communication and East Asian Studies.  Another mission of the Department is to offer profession-oriented programmes that meet the career aspirations of young adults in Hong Kong and elsewhere in Greater China. It offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programmes in Bilingual Corporate Communication, Chinese Linguistics, Chinese Language Teaching, Speech Therapy, Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, and Translating and Interpreting. It also offers a programme in Japanese Media and Communication, and courses in Korean/Japanese Business Communication at bachelor’s and master’s levels.  Within the Department, there is a Centre for Translation Studies, a PolyU-PekingU Research Centre on Chinese Linguistics, a Speech Therapy Unit, and a Chinese Language Centre which provides training in Chinese language and Putonghua for the whole University.  The Department has over 90 full-time academic and teaching staff members.  More information about the Department may be found at http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk/.

Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in (1) Applied Language Sciences; (2) Bilingualism and Communication / Asian Languages and Linguistics / Area Studies; (3) Chinese Linguistics; (4) Chinese Language Education / Chinese Literature; (5) Translation and Interpreting (several posts)

The appointees will be required to (a) engage in teaching and related learning activities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; (b) assume an important role in curriculum design and development; (c) undertake academic research in his/her area of expertise, including but not limited to application for external research grants; (d) provide administrative support for academic development and departmental objectives, and play an active role in programme management; and (e) render professional service to the discipline and/or the community at large.  Appointees at Professor level will be expected to provide academic leadership in his/her area of expertise.

Applicants should have a PhD degree in a relevant discipline, preferably with the specialism in Language Pathology and/or Speech Therapy for (1); Intercultural Communication, Bilingualism, Japanese Language Studies, Bilingual Media, Corporate Communication or a related field for (2); Chinese Philology, Syntax, Semantics, Sociolinguistics or Cantonese Linguistics for (3); Teaching Discipline-specific Chinese (e.g. Corporate Chinese, Legal Chinese, STEM Chinese), or Classical Chinese Novel/Drama/Poetry (for both native and international students) for (4); and Chinese-English Translation and Interpreting (involving Cantonese and/or Putonghua) for (5).  For (1) and (2), preference will be given to those who have fluency in Chinese (both written and spoken).

Applicants should also have (a) relevant post-qualification teaching and research experience and a proven record of relevant academic and/or professional achievements; (b) a high level of fluency in English; and (c) a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarly activities and professional service.

Applicants for appointment at Assistant Professor level should normally have evidence-based research experience (as supported by evidence of research projects and outputs). Experience of postdoctoral research positions will be a plus but not required.

Applicants for appointment at Professor and Associate Professor levels should have substantial years of relevant post-qualification experience and an excellent record of relevant academic and/or professional achievements.  Candidates with less experience will be considered for appointment at a lower level.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/TC.htm.  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Application

Please submit application form via email to hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk; by fax at (852) 2764 3374; or by mail to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong.  If you would like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php.  Recruitment will continue until the positions are filled.  Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php.

One-year full-time adjunct instructor in Chinese Language and Literature (Charleston, South Carolina)

The Program of Asian Studies at the College of Charleston invites applications for a one-year full-time adjunct instructor in Chinese Language and Literature, starting August 16, 2017. The candidate must be able to teach Standard Mandarin at all undergraduate levels, as well as Introduction to Asian Studies. The position is benefits-eligible, the salary is competitive, and the teaching load is 4/4.

Minimum requirement is a Masters degree in Chinese or a related area with at least 18 graduate credits in Chinese language, literature, and culture. Native or near-native command of Standard Mandarin Chinese, English required. Prior teaching experience at the college level expected.

Located in the heart of historic Charleston, South Carolina, the College of Charleston is a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences university. Founded in 1770, the College is among the nation’s top universities for quality education.

Apply online at JOBS.COFC.EDU [http://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/5984]. Submit: letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three reference providers who will submit letters of recommendation online. Official graduate transcripts will be required at a later stage and are required for hiring. Review of applications will begin May 15 and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Lei Jin, search committee chair, at Jinl@cofc.edu).

The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

Lecturer in Chinese (Iowa City, IA)

The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures at The University of Iowa announces an opening for a full-time lecturer position in Chinese Language to begin in August 2017. The initial appointment will be for one year, with a possible re-appointment of up to two additional years, and the position will be renewable thereafter in three-year increments, pending collegiate approval and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience. Responsibilities include: teaching three classes per semester from lower to upper level language courses, supervising graduate teaching assistants, and assisting the Chinese program coordinator with program development.

Basic Qualifications: native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English; PhD or M.A. in Second Language Acquisition with focus on Chinese, Chinese Applied Linguistics, or related fields; extensive experience in teaching Chinese at the college/university level in North America.

Desirable qualifications: Experience in technology-based Chinese L2 instruction and courseware design, in curriculum development, and in leading summer study abroad program.

To apply, please visit http://www.jobs.uiowa.edu and reference Requisition #70853. The application materials must include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, samples of the most recent course evaluation by students, three letters of recommendation, and a videotape of a 50-minute Chinese class taught by the applicant. (Note: Please post the teaching videotape online and indicate URL in the letter of application and the curriculum vitae).

Deadline for application is April 15, 2017. Screening begins immediately, with interviews conducted by telephone or teleconference after April 15, 2017.

The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures, the Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University, College, Division, and Department reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

In 2016, the University of Iowa adopted a new policy governing the rights and responsibilities of Instructional Faculty, including the addition of promotion criteria and ranks. The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is currently engaged in implementing the new policy. For more information about the UI Instructional Faculty policy:https://provost.uiowa.edu/instructional-faculty-track-appointments

Teaching Fellow in Chinese (Clinton, NY)

The East Asian Languages and Literatures Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a Teaching Fellow in Chinese position for the 2017-18 academic year.  The position can be renewed for one additional year, contingent on funding renewal and performance review.  A B.A. or M.A. in Chinese language pedagogy or related areas and experience teaching Chinese as a second language are required.  The teaching fellow will assist full-time faculty members in teaching Chinese language courses.  Primary work responsibilities will include individual sessions and grading.  The teaching fellow will receive a monthly stipend, room, board, health insurance, round-trip transportation to and from Hamilton College, and tuition benefits (if taking courses at Hamilton College).  To apply, submit a letter of application, C.V., transcript, and up to two letters of recommendation via Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/41525.  Please also upload a teaching demonstration video to any video sharing website and indicate the download/view link in the letter of application.  Questions may be addressed to Professor Zhuoyi Wang, East Asian Languages and Literatures Department, Hamilton College (zwang@hamilton.edu).  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Candidates with complete application materials will be considered first.

Hamilton College (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in the Mohawk Valley of upstate New York; for applicants with dual-career considerations, Hamilton participates in the regional Higher Education Recruitment Consortium, which posts additional area employment opportunities at www.upstatenyherc.org.  Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community.  Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits.  Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

Lecturer I in Chinese language (Ann Arbor, Michigan)

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Michigan invites applications for the position of Lecturer I in Chinese language beginning September 1, 2017. Responsibilities include instruction at any assigned levels and active involvement in teamwork and program affairs. Appointment level will be 100%. This is a renewable one-year appointment.

Applicants should have a Master’s degree in a relevant field such as the following: language pedagogy (in Chinese language preferred), second language acquisition, or linguistics. Native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English is required; at least two years of experience teaching Chinese at the college/university level is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates who have solid Chinese linguistic knowledge and are familiar with contemporary second language teaching methodologies, instructional technologies, heritage/non-heritage teaching, and curriculum development.

Interested applicants must apply by completing the application located at http://bit.ly/chineselecturer. You will be required to upload a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, a current CV, the names and email addresses of three people who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation, and to provide a link to a 30-minute teaching demonstration video. You will also have the option to upload self-developed teaching materials and evidence of teaching excellence.

The deadline for applications is April 25, 2017 and review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Kening Li (keningli@umich.edu).

The University of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Terms and conditions for this position are subject to the provisions of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the University of Michigan and the Lecturers’ Employee Organization.

SENIOR LECTURER IN CHINESE (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

The Chinese Program at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.

SENIOR LECTURER IN CHINESE

One full-time position. The successful candidate will teach up to 12 credit hours/semester in Chinese language and must be willing to coordinate and participate in various activities to enhance the Chinese Program.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Master’s degree in Chinese linguistics, or Chinese literature, or Chinese language pedagogy, or second language acquisition, or a related field.
  2. Native or near-native fluency in Chinese Mandarin.
  3. Competency in spoken and written English.
  4. Five or more years of experience teaching Chinese to English-speakers at the North American college level.
  5. Experience as coordinator of a Chinese Program.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in supervising teaching assistants and participating in outreach activities.

Only online applications will be considered.  Interested candidates should submit via the link below a resume, and a cover letter outlining their research interests and the contact information for three people providing references to: http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/26198

Candidates should arrange for three references letters to be sent to: mikos@uwm.edu or Prof. Michael Mikos, Department of Foreign Language & Literature, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, PO Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201

UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Posting Date: 03/31/2017

Application Deadline: 05/13/2017

Lecturer in Chinese (University Park, PA)

The Department of Asian Studies at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a full-time lecturer in Chinese, starting August 2017. This position will offer benefits and may be renewable. Salary is competitive. Responsibilities include teaching all levels of Chinese and active participation in teamwork and programmatic development. Teaching load is six courses per year. Minimum requirements include a Master’s degree in Chinese linguistics, Chinese pedagogy or a related field; native or near-native command of both Chinese and English; experience in teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language at the college level in the U.S.; evidence of effective and high quality teaching; and familiarity with current methods and technologies in foreign language teaching. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter including teaching philosophy, CV, a sample syllabus, the names of three references, and a link to an online video of a thirty-minute Chinese language teaching.  Candidates may also send their teaching demos in DVD format to Sue Stewart, the Department of Asian Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, 100 Old Botany Building, University Park, PA 16802. The Search Committee will interview finalists via Skype. Review of applications will begin April 14, 2017 but the search will continue until position is filled.  Apply online athttps://psu.jobs/job/69862

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Lecturer in Chinese (3 years renewable contract) (Singapore)

Centre for Modern Languages,
School of Humanities & Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities. The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at NTU is inviting applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Chinese Language in the Centre for Modern Languages.

Lecturer in Chinese (3 years renewable contract)

We are seeking an experienced lecturer capable of teaching introductory to advanced Chinese to tertiary students. Knowledge in current trends in second/foreign language teaching methodologies is preferred. Candidates should have proven track-record in teaching, curriculum design, multimedia course materials development and knowledge of new technologies in language instruction. The position is offered on a three-year renewable contract basis.

Selection Criteria:

  • Postgraduate qualification in Second Language Acquisition, Chinese Linguistics
  • Native proficiency in written and spoken Chinese
  • Experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching Chinese preferably at tertiary level
  • Experience in developing Chinese language materials, including e-learning materials
  • Experience with multimedia and computer-based instructional technologies
  • Ability to coordinate large courses.
  • Good command of English

The School currently offers electives in 14 modern languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Russian, Singapore Sign Language, Spanish, Thai and Vietnamese) and there are plans to increase the number of languages offered in the Centre. The Centre places great importance on enhancing the intercultural knowledge and skills of the learners as well as their linguistic competence.

For further information about the current Modern Language Electives, please refer to the following website: http://cml.hss.ntu.edu.sg/Pages/Home.aspx

Emoluments and General Terms & Conditions of Service

Salary will be competitive and will commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package.

Application Procedure

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment  (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/career/submit-an-application/Pages/Faculty-Positions.aspx) and send your application package [consisting of a cover letter, personal particulars form, curriculum vitae (including records of innovative curriculum development and teaching experience), teaching statement, and the names and contact details of at least three referees] to:

Centre for Modern Languages,
Nanyang Technological University,
School of Humanities & Social Sciences
14 Nanyang Drive, #02-36
Singapore 637332
Fax: (65) 6795 4710
Email: CML_Recruit@ntu.edu.sg

Closing date for applications: 28 April 2017. Only successful candidates will be notified.

Lecturer A (Philadelphia, PA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania announces the availability of a full-time Lecturer in the Chinese Language Program for the academic year 2017-18. The appointment will be for one year with the possibility of annual renewal for up to an additional two years based on satisfactory performance and approval of the Dean. Applicants for the position should possess at least a Master’s degree in Education or Humanities with a primary focus on Chinese language and culture, and pedagogy. They should have native or near-native competency in Mandarin and advanced level proficiency in English. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in teaching all levels of Chinese language at the university or college level in the U.S. Duties include teaching language classes (6 courses per academic year), attending meetings of the Chinese language program, and working with the Director of the language program and China faculty on materials development.
Candidates should apply online at http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1084. Submit a cover letter, CV, and statement of teaching philosophy. Also submit the names and contact information of two individuals who have agreed to provide a letter of recommendation. The University will contact the referees with instructions on how to submit their letters.
The review of applications will begin immediately and the process will continue until the position is filled.
The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a more diverse faculty (for more information see:http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html.) The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Professor (PR123-3/16-17) (Hong Kong)

Hong Kong Baptist University

FACULTY OF ARTS

Department of Chinese Language and Literature

Professor (PR123-3/16-17)

The Department of Chinese Language and Literature seeks to appoint a tenure-track position of full Professor with the expertise in Chinese Studies or relevant disciplines, such as literature, culture, language, etc.  The appointee is expected to have the qualities and track records as an academic leader in teaching and research.  Other duties include: (a) teaching courses in Chinese Studies and relevant subjects; (b) supervising students in thesis writing; (c) preparing course syllabi; and (d) performing administrative duties assigned by the Head of Department.

Applicants should have a PhD degree in Chinese Language, Chinese Literature, Chinese Culture, or a relevant discipline.  The appointee is expected to be a leading scholar in Chinese Studies or relevant disciplines with an exceptional track record of high-quality research and scholarly publications.

Applicants are required to specify how their qualifications match the above requirements in a cover letter and provide supporting documents in his/her application.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of three years commencing September 2017.  Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Remuneration package includes retirement/gratuity benefits, annual leave, medical and dental scheme, housing assistance and relocation allowance wherever appropriate.

Those who have responded to the advertisement posted in January 2017 need not re-apply.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form which should be sent to the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong or by E-mail to recruit@hkbu.edu.hk.  Application forms can be obtained by downloading from http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/applicationforms.  Please quote PR number on all correspondence.  Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications/creative works, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications/works and recent teaching evaluation results.  Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference to the Personnel Office direct.  All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request.  Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 13 April 2017

Upper School Mandarin Teacher – St. Luke’s School, an independent day school (New Canaan, CT)

2017-18 Job Opening: Upper School Mandarin Teacher
St. Luke’s School is a secular, college-preparatory day school serving grades 5 through 12. Located in New Canaan, Connecticut, St. Luke’s attracts families from 25 towns throughout Connecticut and New York. A combination of challenging academics and truly exceptional community support distinguishes St. Luke’s and encourages our students to go above and beyond their own expectations. St. Luke’s offers an inclusive environment where differences in race, culture, and personal beliefs are embraced as assets that enhance education. St. Luke’s prides itself on being a forward-thinking school and home to the Center For Leadership – where students hone their own distinct leadership skills by developing a Design mindset, an Inclusive ethos, a Global perspective, and a Service orientation.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

Teach full-time course load of four or five Upper School Mandarin classes
Participate in an after-school activity for three seasons (athletic coaching preferred)
Serve as co-advisor for a group of 6 to 8 students
Assist with duties such as lunchroom supervision, study hall and chaperoning events
Continuously develop and nurture a thriving Mandarin program at St. Luke’s beyond language acquisition, including exchange programs, clubs, and curricular connections.

Key Skills and Qualities:

Inspiring, positive, flexible, collaborative teacher
Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Mandarin
Experience teaching at the high school level
Experience using technology creatively and working in a 1:1 teaching environment
Experience teaching in an independent school and/or teaching in online or blended environments
Passion for innovation and creative problem solving
Interest in and enthusiasm for leadership education as defined above

If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and references by email to Liz Perry, Head of Upper School, at perrye@stlukesct.org. and Jim Foley, Assistant Head of School for Leadership & Innovation, atfoleyj@stlukesct.org.

St. Luke’s School is an equal opportunity employer. St. Luke’s School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law with regard to hiring, terms and conditions of employment or educational programs. We strive to provide a welcoming educational environment where the value and dignity of every member is respected.

Kindergarten Mandarin Immersion Teacher (San Francisco Bay Area)

Help create a new Mandarin immersion school based on current educational research and best practices!

West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) is looking for kindergarten teachers bilingual in Mandarin and English to join the faculty of its new Mandarin immersion elementary school in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Positions are available for both regular and lead kindergarten teachers. The school is opening in August 2017 and will start with kindergarten and add an additional grade each year until grade 6.

WCCUSD is an innovative public school district located in Richmond, California near U.C. Berkeley, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley.

WCCUSD offers competitive salaries and benefits, and provides visa assistance for qualified applicants.

Apply online at: https://www.edjoin.org/Home/JobPosting/891316

Contact:  Director Eric Peterson, Ph.D. at (510) 812-1070,epeterson@wccusd.net or WeChat: ericbpeterson

Mandarin Chinese Immersion Classroom Teachers (SW Portland, Oregon)

The Northwest Chinese Academy is seeking dedicated and enthusiastic Mandarin Chinese immersion teachers and assistants to join our community.

As a Mandarin Immersion Classroom Teacher you will work collaboratively within our school community of teachers, parents and a wonderful group of students.  You will implement a creative, multicultural curriculum providing instruction in both small group and whole class settings. We are looking for enthusiastic, creative and dynamic teachers who embrace student-centered education and are committed to providing a warm and nurturing environment for our students to learn.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
Commitment to student-centered, multicultural education
Native level fluency in spoken Mandarin
Experience in teaching both reading and writing Mandarin using Simplified Chinese
Expertise of Chinese customs and culture
Knowledgeable of the content and nature of immersion programs
Ability to plan and implement creative, hands-on and engaging lessons
Ability to be a cooperative player on a highly collaborative educational team
Knowledgeable of effective techniques for classroom management
Knowledge of evaluation and assessment of student progress
Knowledgeable of effective use of technology in the classroom
Legal authorization to work in the U.S
Professional teaching experience in bilingual, Mandarin immersion or foreign language classroom preferred
Degree, teaching credentials or other relevant certifications from an accredited college or university in education/related field or relevant experience.
Must be available to attend Summer Teacher Training at the Northwest Chinese Academy

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to employment@nwchineseacademy.org.

Target Language Coordinator/Language Support Teacher – Mandarin (Denver, CO)

International School of Denver is an independent school that teaches the curricula and fulfills the highest educational standards of the United States, China, France and Spain by offering early immersion bilingual international education, accredited by participating governments, in order to prepare its students to thrive in a diverse and competitive global society. The middle school is accredited as a prestigious International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme. Staff and Faculty members are the cornerstone of our school. In addition to driving the school’s operations, they must also be living examples of the school’s values.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Align with the ISD Mission, Vision, Values and Beliefs and be a proactive advocate for the school.
Assist target language students in their language acquisition as needed, across all grades.
Participate fully in the annual ISD Teacher Reflection, Evaluation and Growth Process.
Actively seek opportunities for Professional Development (PD) in order to keep up to date with current best practice.
Attend all PD workshops and training as organized by the school to support the School Strategic Plan.
Be prepared to share best practice with colleagues through opportunities such as team or co-teaching, peer observations, modeling and assisting with PD workshops.

Support and Development:

Assess and respond to the day-to-day needs of the program– students and staff
Use Program Coordinator release time and other opportunities to have regular contact with all students across the program in order to be able to support staff and students in an academic role
Facilitate meetings associated with program concerns relating to student performance and liaise with the Student Support Team, as appropriate and necessary.
Be available to meet with and support the Homeroom/ Lead Teachers, including the possible need for parent follow up meetings.
Ensure relevant, consistent and effective communication to parents within the program regarding curriculum, learning and teaching.
Ensure all program members are involved in discussions pertaining to the program and a consensus reached by the majority as appropriate.
Establish and maintain a culture of peer coaching/mentoring and collaboration system with team members supporting colleagues in their professional growth.
Assist the Head of School in the recruitment of new faculty and in decisions regarding retention and renewal of contracts.
Establish clear support mechanisms for members of the team for induction and exit.
Over-see and support any substitute teachers assigned to the program
Liaise regularly with the Deputy Head/ Director of Learning and the Head of School to ensure effective and open communication.

Leadership and Management

Act as the point person/ program liaison with appropriate external contacts (e.g. national ministries and agencies for France, Spain or China)
Ensure that all regulations and procedures set by the external agencies concerning the program are adhered to properly
Prepare and submit documentation required for accreditation in conjunction with Head of School and relevant administrative Directors
Establish/maintain links with other international immersion schools in the region
As a Middle Leader, help manage school change from the program perspective and support team members as new initiatives are implemented according to the Annual Action Plan and the ISD Strategic Plan

Be a proactive member of the Learning Leadership Team (LLT) that acts as a sounding board for the Head of School and represent the team in school-wide discussion and decision-making.
Meet regularly with other program coordinators leaders to discuss relevant issues to promote consistency, continuity and progression within the school as appropriate.
Lead the Program Team in all matters, establishing team agreements with regards to meetings, scheduling, communication, portfolios, assessment, homework, parent communication, displays and resources as per ISD established guidelines
Coordinate team meetings ensuring effective communication channels are established.
Co-ordinate schedules and special events particular to the program
Coordinate the ordering of books, equipment and supplies from the approved budget.
Track all expenditure and ensure the team keeps within the budget.
Check all program classrooms are adequately and appropriately equipped and inventories are completed annually.
Ensure all program resources are up to date, stored and shared effectively.

Curriculum, Teaching and Learning

Liaise on a regular basis with the Deputy Head/ Director of Learning to ensure effective communication and effective joint planning sessions.
Disseminate information from the DH/DoL to the program team as necessary.
Support and develop teaching team members to ensure that there is a consistent approach to data-driven curriculum planning, delivery and assessment across the program.
Work in conjunction with the DH/ DoL to ensure that planners and unit work are completed, reviewed and filed.
Support and develop teaching team members to ensure differentiated approaches to learning and best pedagogical practices are in use effectively in all program classrooms in line with the agreed ISD Learning principles and ensure that regular and effective liaison takes place between all team members and Student Support specialists.
Supervise all team members using the ISD Teacher Reflection, Evaluation and Growth process and report all outcomes to the DH/ DoL and HoS.
Attend to any appropriate task as delegated by the Deputy Head/ Director of Learning and/ or Head of School

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Native use of the target language (French, Spanish or Mandarin)
Fluent in English with good verbal and written communication skills
Qualified teacher status with experience teaching the target language curriculum
Knowledge of curricula and methodology at ISD
Knowledge of and proficiency in age-appropriate teaching methods
Ability to demonstrate analytical and problem‐solving skills
Computer literacy (specifically in Microsoft Office/Outlook, Google and the Internet)
Ability to work well either alone or as part of a team, and provide direction to others when needed.
Ability to exercise sound judgment.

Minimum Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

Bachelors or Masters degree or equivalent in education with recognized teaching credentials.
Minimum of two years teaching experience of the subjects in Elementary or Middle School as appropriate
Must meet State of Colorado requirements.

Physical Demands:

Regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds
Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee may occasionally be required to bend, stoop or kneel.

To apply, please visit ISDenver’s job application portal:
http://www.isdenver.org/why-isd/employment

No phone calls please.

Part-Time Renewable Chinese Lecturer (Lexington, Virginia)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at Washington and Lee University invites applications for a part-time Chinese lecturer position to begin in late August, 2017. This position is annually renewable, if there is need. Responsibilities include teaching Chinese language at all levels. Qualifications: MA in Chinese, Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, linguistics or related fields, native or near-native fluency in Chinese, strong English language skills (the finalist must complete a required English language proficiency interview via Skype) and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Review of application will begin March 24, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. All supporting materials should be submitted here https://jobs.wlu.edu/postings/3261 and should include the following items: a cover letter (including a web-accessible link to a 20-minute video of your teaching demo), CV, and three letters of recommendation. Founded in 1749 and located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Washington and Lee offers a unique academic setting of arts and sciences, commerce and law, and is consistently ranked in the top tier of liberal arts colleges. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE

Lead Teacher (Hong Kong)

Greetings from beautiful Hong Kong! We have been busy developing Dalton School Hong Kong, a dual language primary school, from the ground up and hope to welcome our first group of students in September 2017. We will be starting with just two or three sections of 1st grade–slow and steady!

We are currently seeking to hire two lead teachers–one English, early childhood and one Chinese bilingual early childhood–as founding members of the instructional team. As you can imagine, the success of the school will most certainly depend upon the strength of the teachers leading the work. The board recognizes this critical need and is willing to highly compensate strong and qualified teachers. By the way, Hong Kong is an amazing city in which to live and work!

Interested teachers can contact me directly at lleaven@daltonschool.org.hk

Larry Leaven
Founding Principal

Chinese Language Arts Teacher (Washington, DC)

District of Columbia International School (DCI) is a public charter middle and high school in DC. We aim to provide our students with a world-class education that empowers them to follow their passions and change the world. DCI’s education centers on the:

International Baccalaureate curriculum framework;
Advanced language learning in Chinese, Spanish and French; and
A culture focused on student agency supported by 1:1 technology.

We currently serve 520 racially and economically diverse students in grades 6-9.  We will move to the Walter Reed campus in 2017 where we will grow into a 6-12 middle and high school and serve 1500 students.

While only in our third year DCI has become IB World School and has been rated Tier 1, the highest rating by our authorizer the Public Charter School Board.  We are dramatically increasing our staff in 2017-18 and look forward to receiving your application. Come join a great team building a great school!

DCI is hiring a full time Chinese Language Arts & Humanities Teacher. Please submit your cover letter and resume to resume@dcinternationalschool.org. You will need to pass a background check. No phone calls please.

Position Overview: This teaching position entails instructional and planning responsibilities for providing IB Chinese education to students at DCI during the school year. This content will be taught in Chinese.

Qualifications: A Master’s Degree in secondary education or this content area is preferred (Bachelor’s Degree is required). Able to meet HQT requirements under NCLB. Previous experience teaching in this content area is strongly preferred. Experience with 1:1 technology a plus.

Essential Attributes:
Deliver exceptional Chinese instruction, through immersion methods, to diverse learners
Plan curriculum using a deep understanding of, and integration with, the IB Chinese curriculum framework.
Advise students, including teach an advisory class using our advisory curriculum, and support other aspects of the school’s instructional program.
Ability to handle the intensity required to work in a high-performing charter school, and remain organized, responsible, and accountable.
Ability to proactively manage the classroom learning environment in accordance with the school’s discipline approach to maximize student engagement and learning.
Ability to accept and implement feedback received for real-time improvement.
Interest and desire to engage in the IB MYP and language immersion
Ability to do the professional development work needed to deliver instruction at a high level.
Collaborate with general and special educators, coordinators, and leadership
High degree of communication through a variety of mediums with parents and students
Embrace French, Spanish, and Chinese cultures by leading and participating in cultural activities for faculty and students
Ensure that our 1:1 Chromebooks program is implemented effectively for students by infusing technology into instruction
Other duties as assigned

DCI faculty and staff embrace the rigor and commitment necessary to build a shared culture and vision. We want you to join our team dedicated to social justice, environmental stewardship, diversity, internationalism, and interdisciplinary education as reflected in the International Baccalaureate curriculum framework. We expect that all of our students can achieve academically at the very highest levels. Our mission statement reflects our core values: DC International School inspires inquiring, engaged, knowledgeable and caring secondary students who are multi-lingual, culturally competent, and committed to proactively creating a socially just and sustainable world.

Faculty and Staff Development/Benefits:
DCI is committed to the principles of servant leadership and to providing faculty and staff with the resources and training they need to provide an excellent education experience for every student and family.
We have a benefits package that includes health and disability insurance and paid leave.
We offer teachers daily planning time, professional development, and reasonable class sizes.
Teachers and staff have the appropriate technology and support to do their work.

DC International School is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural and multilingual environment.

Chinese Teacher, Part-time, Immediate Opening (Danvers, MA)

St. John’s Prep, a Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School for young men in grades 6
through 12, seeks a part-time Chinese teacher to teach two sections of Chinese in our
High School program for the remainder of this academic year. We are particularly
interested in candidates with demonstrated effectiveness in teaching from a full
immersion approach that includes reading, writing, speaking, listening and culture,
using technology as a vehicle for learning gains. In addition to the primary classroom
responsibilities, the successful applicant will collaborate regularly with other Chinese
teachers to sustain and further develop an already strong program of language and
culture.

Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree is required and a master’s degree is preferred. Native or near
native fluency in Standard Mandarin and fluency in English are expected. Successful
applicants will also show demonstrated commitment to and proven experience in
dynamic and effective Chinese teaching to non-Chinese learners, including familiarity
with the use of Chinese teaching technologies. Citizenship, residency or work visa in
United States required.

For more information about our academic, spiritual and student life programs, please
visit www.stjohnsprep.org.

Interested candidates are asked to send a cover letter, résumé, and academic
transcripts to Tracii Schaeublin, Director of Human Resources, at
tschaeublin@stjohnsprep.org. The position will remain open until filled.