Seeking a part or full time Interim Chinese Teacher
Option to apply to continue for academic year of 2020-2021
And most of all, enjoy teaching
At best, the position will start as early as December 16, 2019, so as to include a week of training with the departing teacher. The official start date is January 6, 2020 or until filled. The end date will be June 16, 2020. The person in place for the interim position is encouraged to apply for the annual position opening for the 2020-21 academic year.
FASPS provides teachers with all the necessary resources to support 21st Century teaching, including a laptop, schedule aligned to position, professional development and competitive salary.
The teacher reports to the Head of School or the Division Head. The duties are:
Teach all students
Prepare classes, participate in curriculum development and harmonization with colleagues
Supervise all students during teaching times
Supervise students during recesses and lunches assigned
Participate in meetings
Participate in events
Participate in student life
All duties above are included in the teacher contract. A schedule of meetings is provided to teachers.
Bachelor’s Degree in Mandarin
Experience teaching Mandarin Chinese
A desire to support and teach adolescents, and to support their discovery, development, language acquisition and cultural understanding
A strong sense of class management and project organization
Interest in teaching in a bilingual, multicultural environment
An open mind, flexibility, cultural agility, a sense of humor and creativity
Availability and ability to engage in teamwork
Knowledge of pedagogical practices, including interdisciplinary learning and mixed age groups
Interest in leading an advisory group (optional)
Ability to do the duties assigned
Specialization in second language acquisition (TCSOL or other)
Excellent communication skills
Ability to leverage technology in the classroom
Desire to innovate
Knowledge of positive discipline strategies (or desire to learn more)
Prior experience in a bilingual or international school, or teaching abroad
Our Mission: What We Do
We challenge students to excel academically and thrive in French, American, and international cultures.
Our Vision: Why We Do It
To inspire the next generation of global citizens to learn, understand, and act wisely in a multicultural world.
Our Core Values
The core values that guide our work and reflect what we strive to nurture in our students include: Excellence, Integrity, Cultural Agility, and Community.
The French American School of Puget Sound is an equal opportunity employer.