St. Stephen's Episcopal School, a day and boarding school of 688 students (grades 6-12), is seeking a Middle and Upper School Mandarin Chinese Teacher for a full-time position beginning August 1, 2020. The school is looking for candidates who are accomplished instructors, are technologically proficient, and who are committed to working closely with middle and high-school-age students.
Position responsibilities include teaching two sections of Middle School and two sections of Upper School Mandarin Chinese, as well as serving as an advisor to a group of Middle School students. Additional responsibilities are proctoring study halls and working with students outside of class, in athletic, academic or other extracurricular activities, such as the Chinese Language and Culture Club and outreach service learning trips to the local Asian-American Community.
Experience in teaching all levels of Mandarin Chinese is required, as is near-native fluency in the language. Preference will be given to candidates with an advanced degree in Mandarin, native fluency, and particular interest and experience in teaching the literature, culture, and history of the Mandarin-speaking world.
St. Stephen’s has a longstanding commitment to being an inclusive community. For the 2019–20 school year, students of color represent 30 percent of the Upper School student population (50 percent when including international students), and 30 percent of the Middle School population.
Equal access to employment, programs and services is available to all. With respect to its employment practices, St. Stephen’s Episcopal School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation or identity.
Qualified candidates should submit their resume, a letter of interest addressing their qualifications for this role, and a letter summarizing their teaching philosophy at https://st-stephens-episcopal-school.checkwritersrecruit.com/job/176804/mandarin-chinese-teacher-middle-and-upper-school
About St. Stephen's Episcopal School
St. Stephen’s Episcopal School is a coeducational, day and boarding school for 697 students in Grades 6-12. It is located on 374 acres on the west side of Austin in the Texas Hill Country.