Vacancy Announcement – Field Agent for Chinese Immersion
Delaware Department of Education
The Delaware Department of Education has an immediate opening to support the increasing number of Chinese immersion programs across the state. The Chinese Immersion Field Agent is a full-time position in the Language Acquisition Workgroup in the Teaching and Learning Branch at the Delaware Department of Education. Major responsibilities include providing regular and on-going coaching, curricular, and instructional support for Chinese immersion teachers and administrators across the state.
Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in immersion education, in Chinese language, or in elementary education with advanced-level language proficiency in Chinese. Three (3) years relevant work experience in elementary classroom teaching, immersion teaching, or elementary world language teaching is required.
The public education system in Delaware is guided by a clear vision to avail a world-class education to every one of its 138,000 students so that each will graduate ready for college and career. Integral to this preparation is Delaware’s aggressive K-12 world language education plan that prepares students with the language skills and cultural competencies they need to compete in an ever-changing global economy.
For more information on this exciting leadership opportunity to make a big impact in a small state, visit the Employment page on the Delaware Department of Education web site at: http://www.doe.k12.de.us/domain/192
Part-time Teacher of Mandarin Chinese
for Spring Term (March – June) 2016
The Urban School of San Francisco seeks an energetic, creative teacher of Mandarin Chinese to teach one semester-equivalent Chinese 2 course during the Spring Term (March 15 – June 9 2016). The ideal candidate has at least an undergraduate degree in Chinese, teaching experience at the secondary or post-secondary school level, and native or near-native fluency. The candidate should demonstrate enthusiasm for working with high school students, an understanding of their language acquisition needs, and comfort and familiarity with the use of technology within and beyond the classroom.
This part-time position includes the opportunity to participate fully in the Urban teaching community, collaborate with colleagues on curriculum development and pedagogy and benefit from Urban’s professional development program. All Chinese classes are taught in an intensive, seminar-style format that lasts twelve weeks (the equivalent of a semester). The Urban School offers a rich humanities curriculum with the opportunity to pursue engaging topics in depth. Please see our website at http://www.urbanschool.org for a summary of Urban's schedule, curriculum, and programs.
Pay for adjunct classes ranges from $6,000-$8,000 per class, depending on experience.
Please send cover letter and resume via email (highly preferred) to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note the job title in the email subject heading.
The Urban School is an equal opportunity employer; the school actively encourages applications from candidates of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Chinese Long-term Substitute Teacher