Sunday, July 24, 2022

Environmental Charter School hiring high school Mandarin teacher.

The Environmental Charter School in East Liberty is (still) hiring a high school Mandarin Chinese teacher for the 2022-2023 academic year.
The High School Mandarin Teacher has strong teaching abilities, an understanding of pedagogy and instructional practices, fluency in Mandarin, and a strong interest in environmental studies. The Mandarin Teacher works collaboratively within a team of educators in a High School setting. The teacher works closely with his/her specialist team and provides an introduction to Mandarin in an age-appropriate and developmentally-responsive manner. This role requires experience in language instruction for high school age students. Candidates should be energetic and progressive minded, with a willingness to work collaboratively with grade level and specialist teams.

  • Implement lesson plans by employing a variety of teaching strategies that provide meaningful learning opportunities and promote student engagement
  • Create a positive, achievement-oriented, and structured learning environment in which all students can experience success
  • Incorporate student engaged assessment practices into instructional delivery model
  • Infuse joy and rigor in lessons so that students are excited about and invested in their academic excellence
  • Collect observational data to help inform upcoming lessons and support student growth
  • Utilize Google platform to manage administrative responsibilities
  • Fully participate in opportunities for professional growth
  • Keep current in subject matter knowledge and willing to share this knowledge for continual improvement of the school
  • Communicate regularly with families to share student progress and develop a supportive home-school relationship
Educational Background and Work Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • PA teaching certification in Chinese
  • Prior years' teaching experience preferred
  • Demonstrated experience working with children in grades 9-12
  • Experience in teaching a wide range of abilities
  • Interest in leading school activities is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with charter schools
Compensation & Benefits
  • Minimum starting salary of $43,216 up to a maximum starting salary of $49,556 dependent upon prior years’ teaching experience.
  • ECS offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-, and long-term disability insurance, paid time off, and participation in a generous 403b retirement plan.
To Apply:
Submit cover letter, resume, and teaching certificate(s) to:

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