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Chinese Language Teacher (Sewanee, TN)

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School ( seeks a Chinese language teacher with an undergraduate and/or advanced degree in Chinese or a related field.

Responsibilities will include:

• Teaching four sections of language to students in grades 6-12
• Participating in departmental planning and curricular review
• Serving as an advisor
• Assisting with evening and weekend campus activities and supervision

Additional responsibilities will include coaching and/or teaching an afternoon program.

Qualifications – Candidates will be expected to have an undergraduate and/or advanced degree in Chinese language or a related field, a commitment to teaching, a willingness to fully participate in a boarding school environment, and an aptitude for responding with empathy to a diverse community of learners. Applicants with prior teaching experience, boarding school experience, interest in and experience with outdoor education, and/or the ability to coach a sport will be given special consideration.

Compensation – This is a full-time, academic year position. Salary is dependent on education and experience; teachers are given salary credit for teaching experience. Benefits include a tuition remission plan, health and dental insurance, worker’s compensation, short-term and long-term disability, group life insurance, pension plan, and eligibility for on-campus housing and meals and grants for professional enrichment and continuing education.

SAS is a co-ed, independent, Episcopal, boarding and day school serving 250 students in grades six through twelve. Students come from across the U.S. and more than a dozen countries. Located in Sewanee, Tennessee, faculty and students enjoy a rural mountaintop college town with abundant outdoor and cultural activities. SAS encourages the development of students as scholars, athletes, and artists. Students commonly participate in multiple sports and extracurricular activities. The school is committed to intellectual, cultural, racial and economic diversity.

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

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

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

Direct applications and inquiries to:

Chinese Language Search Committee
c/o Andrea Booher (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School