Full Time Intermediate and Upper School Chinese Teacher (Grades 7-12)
The Potomac School
February 13, 2018
Full Time - Faculty
The Potomac School World Language Department is seeking a dynamic and talented full-time Chinese teacher and student advisor for 2018-2019. The ideal candidate has native fluency in Mandarin with fluent command of simplified Chinese characters and familiarity with the Better Chinese textbook series: Discovering Chinese Pro and Modern Chinese. Candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree, although a master’s degree is preferred. Candidates must also have at least two years’ experience teaching Mandarin Chinese to the students in grades 7-12.
In addition to being passionate about classroom teaching and curriculum development, the faculty member should enjoy working collaboratively with colleagues and be eager to establish meaningful relationships with students while supporting them in their development of Chinese language learning. Lesson development should include intercultural awareness and strengthening connections between Chinese and American culture.
The Potomac School offers its employees a generous, comprehensive benefits package including financial assistance for enhanced professional development.
Qualified applicants should complete this short form and attach their cover letter and resume or mail materials to: Human Resources Department, The Potomac School, 1301 Potomac School Rd., McLean, VA 22101.
About The Potomac School
The Potomac School is an independent K-12 day school located in McLean, Va. While we are a K-12 school, we are more accurately described as a K through lifetime experience. We nurture the development of our students as unique individuals and as contributing members of a vibrant learning community.
Our school comprises four distinct yet interconnected divisions, joined through a shared mission, integrated curriculum, and deeply rooted communal ties. We enjoy the beauty and natural resources of our 90-acre campus, our athletic fields, woods, streams, and ponds providing a rare and wonderful setting for each student's educational journey.
Mission: At The Potomac School, we believe that intellectual development, love of learning, and strength of character are complementary, and equally essential, educational goals. With a firm commitment to our core values and a rigorous academic program, we prepare students to lead lives of purpose, achievement, and generosity of spirit.