Phillips Academy Andover, a college-preparatory boarding high school in Andover, MA, is seeking a Teaching Fellow in Chinese. The Teaching Fellow program offers those yet to begin a professional career a program of guided classroom work, professional seminars, and exposure to the theories and methods of experienced teaching faculty. In considering candidates for the Andover Teaching Fellowship, the school values academic excellence together with competencies complementary to the school’s Constitution and Statement of Purpose and to the Academy’s commitment to fostering a global, diverse, and inclusive academic community. While the teaching fellow appointment is for a single year, reappointment as a fellow is available to those with the desire to teach at Phillips Academy for a second year. Those reappointments are based on a high level of performance in the classroom, athletic coaching and residential life work as well as particular needs of the Academy in those three areas. Interested please apply through this Website: https://www.andover.edu/about/employment/teaching-fellowship-program.
Full-Time Chinese Language Lecturer (Educator Track), (Singapore)
Position Description Yale-NUS College is a liberal arts and sciences college with approximately 1000 students and 110 full-time faculty. The College is a collaboration between Yale University and the National University of Singapore. Yale-NUS students are intellectually outstanding, with an acceptance rate of less than 7%, and internationally diverse, representing over seventy countries. They go through a unique and rigorous Common Curriculum in the sciences, social sciences and humanities that combines Western and Eastern traditions with contemporary skills. The College seeks to hire a full-time Chinese Lecturer (Educator Track). The successful candidate is expected to teach Mandarin courses of different levels and contribute to the ongoing development of a comprehensive Chinese language program at Yale-NUS College. The appointment will be for an initial period of three (3) years, beginning in August 2020 with the possibility of contract renewal subject to good performance and the College’s teaching needs. Faculty receive highly competitive salaries and yearly travel and research allowance, with access on a competitive basis to substantial grant funding. Most faculty qualify for highly subsidized faculty housing. Yale-NUS College is located in Singapore, a multicultural city of six million at the heart of a vibrant region.
Early Childhood Chinese Language Teacher(Brooklyn, NY)
Whittle School & Studios is an endeavor to modernize Preschool to Grade 12 education to build the world’s best physical and connected environment for human learning and development. Our campuses are comprised of four divisions: Early Learning, Lower School, Middle School, and Upper School. Designed by architect Renzo Piano and led by education entrepreneur Chris Whittle, we will be constructing 30 Preschool to Grade 12 schools in the world’s most vibrant cities over the next 10 years.
Our first two campuses opened Fall of 2019, located in Shenzhen, China, and Washington, DC. Our next endeavor will be a Fall 2020 launch of a phased-in Early Learning Center in Brooklyn, NY followed by its full opening in Fall of 2021.
Princeton University. The Department of East Asian Studies invites applications for full- or part-time Chinese language lecturer positions that may become available beginning September 1, 2020 or January 16, 2021. Possibility of renewal is contingent upon satisfactory performance and sufficient course enrollments. We seek candidates with a minimum requirement of a Master’s degree in disciplines such as Chinese linguistics, Chinese language pedagogy, Chinese history, Chinese literature, or related fields. Ph.D. is preferred.
Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interest, contact information for at least three references, and candidates must provide a web link to a 30-50 minute video of the candidate’s Chinese language teaching. Submission of a writing sample is optional (e.g., publications in Chinese or English, a dissertation chapter). Reference letters will be requested after a telephone interview. To apply, visit https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/13721. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be conducted until any positions are filled. These positions are subject to the University’s background check policy.
Associate Professor of the Practice, Chinese Language Coordinator (Middletown, CT)
Wesleyan University’s College of East Asian Studies (CEAS) invites applications for an Associate Professor of the Practice in East Asian Studies who will serve as our Chinese Language Coordinator beginning 1 July 2020.
This is a 9-month position, for an initial four-year term, with the possibility of renewal and promotion. Teaching responsibilities include teaching five courses covering all levels of Chinese. Language Coordinator responsibilities include: managing the Chinese language program, with the primary responsibility of developing the Chinese language curriculum; conducting language placement exams; hiring and training Foreign Language Teaching Assistants, undergraduate teaching assistants, course assistants, and language partners; and organizing our Chinese Language Lunch program, as well as other co-curricular activities.
The College of East Asian Studies is a three-year, interdisciplinary major program that offers its students and faculty extensive opportunities for interaction in East Asian languages. It is expected that the appointee will be an active participant in the College’s activities. CEAS and the University also emphasize the teacher-scholar model and welcome candidates that are eager to engage in this pedagogical approach, as well as use innovative teaching methods that incorporate technology and content-based pedagogy. Minimum qualifications are an MA in Chinese language, literature, or related field, at least five years’ experience teaching Chinese language as an instructor at the college level in the United States.
To apply, visit http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/7239. A complete application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and documentation of teaching experience, including teaching statement, course syllabi and student evaluations. As part of the teaching statement (or cover letter), we invite you to describe your cultural competencies, experiences engaging a diverse student body, and any experience guiding or directing summer study abroad programs. You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we will obtain confidential letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted online at http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/7239.
The East Asian Languages and Literatures Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a one year Teaching Fellow position in Chinese, beginning on August 1, 2020. 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.
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.
Chinese Teacher – Mandarin Immersion Kindergarten (Bellevue, WA)
Applications accepted until date: 01/04/2020
The International Friends School is a brand new independent not for profit school on 5 stunning acres of land in Bellevue, Washington. We are committed to biliteracy, a balanced year calendar and the development of a strong sense of integrity & conservation among students. IFS is beginning our first Kindergarten Grade in September 2020 and we need an experienced Mandarin Immersion teacher to lead the way! Our enrollment is capped at 12 students to allow each student an unparalleled experience in learning and thinking in our Studio-K. Studio-K is set up to establish a daily practice of discovery learning, literacy & math centers and maker-spaces. Our campus has 2 acres of forest and our K classroom is where teaching excellence, creativity and inspiration happens. We do not see education as a casual process but one which requires a great deal of reflection, thought and planning.
Please apply if you have:
At least two years of teaching in a Mandarin immersion lower elementary school grade.
A strong understanding of assessment, curriculum planning, collaboration and communication with parents.
A bachelors degree, teaching credential desired
A disciplined and organized teaching practice
The Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Virginia invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Chinese language with an anticipated start date of August 25, 2020. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English, at least a master’s level degree in a relevant field, and experience in Chinese language teaching at all levels. Knowledge of current trends in language teaching methodologies and familiarity with effective uses of technologies in language instruction are expected, as is a commitment to department service. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) teaching three courses per semester, contributing to the development of the Chinese language program, and active involvement in departmental service. This is a three-year, tenure-ineligible appointment with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.
To apply: Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs: search for posting #R0012154 (or through Workday for internal applicants), complete the application, and attach the following: (1) cover letter that includes: a brief statement of your credentials, relevant past experience reason for applying; demonstrated past experience working on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and/or working with diverse populations. (2) current CV; (3) statement of teaching philosophy; (4) sample syllabi for at least two different levels of language instruction;
Director of Chinese Studies and World Languages (Hong Kong)
Director of Chinese Studies and World Languages
A co-educational PreK-12 private day school grounded in the Christian faith, Hong Kong International School (HKIS) serves over 2,800 students from around the world who seek an American college-preparatory education. HKIS is accredited by the United States’ Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and is a member of the East Asia Regional Council of Overseas Schools (EARCOS). Founded in 1966 by a partnership between the American community and the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, HKIS seeks to develop an educational community that lives out the words of its mission statement, while striving towards its vision: MISSION Dedicating our minds to inquiry, our hearts to compassion, and our lives to service and global understanding An American-style education, grounded in the Christian faith and respecting the spiritual lives of all VISION HKIS will be a leading place of learning that inspires a socially engaged community of collaborative, creative and resilient learners dedicated to realizing their full potential. HKIS provides educational excellence with a difference. We focus on developing the whole child and are committed to nurturing each child to achieve his or her full potential. HKIS is dedicated to offering the best in academic and co-curricular excellence while supporting the socio-emotional needs of our students, to ensure a solid foundation for a university education and a well-rounded life. Admissions qualifications are selective rather than competitive. Students must demonstrate English language competency and an academic record to succeed in a rigorous college-preparatory environment. HKIS also aims to continually expand the cultural diversity of the school; our students come from over 40 nations. HKIS embeds six Student Learning Results into our academic and co-curricular programs: Academic Excellence Students will achieve their intellectual potential by striving for and attaining the highest standards of academic excellence. Spirituality Students will understand and respect Christianity and other religions and will identify and develop their own spiritual identity. Character Development Students will demonstrate respectful and caring attitudes at school and in the community, as well as the courage to stand up for what is right. Self-Motivated Learning Students willingly apply a variety of learning and motivation strategies throughout their learning process. Contributing to Society Students will develop the skills they need to form genuine relationships in our diverse society and to make contributions to our community. Chinese Culture Students will gain an understanding of China and an appreciation of the Chinese culture. Position Summary The Director of Chinese Studies and World Languages provides leadership for the overall quality of HKIS’ Chinese Studies and World Languages programs including the cultural studies of China and Hong Kong. The Director ensures alignment of curriculum from PreK through Grade 12 and embeds HKIS’s Chinese Culture Student Learning Result into the curricular program. The Director plays an important role in collaborating and consulting with Principals in their supervision and professional development of Chinese Studies and World Languages faculty to ensure the highest quality of language and cultural education is delivered. Equally important is collaborating with schoolwide administrators, faculty and parents to meet student needs, monitor progress towards school goals and foster a sense of community.