The Masters School’s Modern and Classical Languages Department seeks a skilled educator to teach a range of Mandarin Chinese classes, as a one-year appointment.
Ideal candidates will have a commitment to creating student-centered classrooms and experience teaching Mandarin Chinese to students with a range of skill levels. Additional consideration will be given to candidates who have experience in proficiency-based language learning environments and to candidates with a demonstrated commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion, within and outside the classroom.
Teach Mandarin Chinese I-IV in the Upper School
Successfully engage and develop student’s interest and enthusiasm for the subject matter
Attend full faculty meetings, Modern and Classical Languages Department meetings, and Chinese program meetings
Participate in the life of the Upper School by attending full group activities (morning meeting, student presentations and performances, and culminating events) and by participating in non-teaching responsibilities, such as proctoring study hall, advising a club or coaching
At least three years of teaching experience, preferred
Understanding of and desire to work with high school students
Familiar with and/and willing to explore student-centered pedagogical approaches
Proven ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Energy, enthusiasm and curiosity – willingness to be a fellow learner with students
Proficient in the use of technology
Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion and a high degree of cultural competency
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please submit a letter of interest explaining why you would succeed in this position, resume, 3 references via email to email@example.com (Adobe® PDF format preferred) and include “Upper School Chinese Language Teacher” in the subject line.
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About The Masters School
The Masters School (www.mastersny.org) is a coeducational day and boarding school that engages 5th–12th grade students with a challenging academic program in a welcoming learning environment. Located on 96 picturesque acres overlooking the Hudson River, The Masters School community takes advantage of both its access to the tri-state area and its proximity to the rich cultural and educational magnet that is New York City. We offer our diverse student body, hailing from 33 different countries, the resources and activities of our seven-day campus and dedicated, talented faculty and staff. Through exceptional academics, outstanding visual and performing arts, championship athletic teams, and active community engagement, the Masters experience prepares students to thrive in college, career, and life. Our students graduate determined to make a positive contribution to their world.
The Masters School celebrates active participation, deep understanding, and meaningful connection. A community of diverse individuals, we gather to learn, to strive, to dare, to do – to be a power for good in the world.