Title: SUBSTITUTE TEACHER: Chinese, Immersion Language for (Elementary/Grade 3)
Department: Faculty Reports to: Head of Elementary Status: Exempt Duration: 1-2 month(s) +/- for a teacher on personal leave of absence Schedule: Follows the class and school schedule 7:30 AM- 4:00 PM
Compensation: Based on degree and experience (Faculty scale)
Effective Date: Monday 09/21/2020
We are interviewing now & hiring for a dynamic Substitute Chinese Language Immersion Teacher at The International School!
The International School in downtown Portland, OR has an immediate Substitutes opening for Chinese Immersion Elementary School Teacher with native level fluency in any of these languages. The International School provides a warm multicultural environment where our students are fully immersed in Spanish, Japanese or Chinese language and culture. Our Language Immersion Substitute teacher will use the target language throughout the day while engaged with students.
We are looking for native language speakers, energetic, flexible and open minded substitute teachers who are motivated by new opportunities and challenges. We are seeking substitute teachers who are passionate about and committed to the mission and vision of The International School and able to demonstrate the values and traits of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program and Learner Profile while teaching and working.
The ideal candidate will be dedicated to meeting the needs of diverse student learners, as well as, committed to being a collaborative team player who can work together with students, colleagues, the administrative team, and parents/community.
The International School is committed to small class sizes and our average class size is 14 students. We offer an engaged school community with supportive and interactive parents, where our multicultural environment is appreciated and celebrated.
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements
During peak activity periods, this position may require working in excess of 8 hours per day and/or 40 hours per week.
Capable of quickly traveling to multiple locations on school campus including up and down hills, lifting or otherwise carrying 40 pounds, traveling up/down flights of stairs, standing and sitting for long durations, typing for continuous hours on a computer keyboard, and reading information on a computer screen.
Native level fluency in Mandarin
At least 1 year experience teaching preschool or elementary school-age children
A Bachelor's degree in Education or Elementary/Early Childhood Education is preferred
Knowledge and understanding of Inquiry Based-Primary Years Program pedagogy is a plus
Experience teaching an immersion program
Experience working in a multi-cultural environment
Experience using technology in the classroom
Candidates offered a position must be able to pass a background check
Candidates offered a position must provide proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.
No H1B sponsorships at this time
Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Teaching/Education or equivalent experience
Demonstrated proficiency in written and spoken English
Native level fluency in the target language along with demonstrated ability to teach the target language
At least 1 year of professional teaching experience in a language immersion classroom
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Current resume and cover letter
Copies of degrees received (unofficial transcripts or diplomas), if available
The International School provides a warm multicultural environment where children are fully immersed in Spanish, Japanese or Chinese language and culture. Children become fluent in another language, at home in other cultures, and engaged in math, science, social studies and arts.
The International School is Portland's first International Baccalaureate elementary school. It was founded in 1990 and today educates over 480 students from age 3 through 5th grade.