Vail Mountain School seeks a Lower School Mandarin Teacher (full-time, exempt position). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: teaching lower school (grades K-5) Mandarin, developing lesson plans and curriculum mapping for a new Lower School Mandarin Program and participating in the extracurricular life of the school.
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest describing teaching experience and interest in VMS, references, salary requirements and/or history and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posting date: November 29, 2016.
Candidates must possess the following: high oral and written proficiency in Mandarin; ability to teach the pinyin system and simplified characters; experience teaching Mandarin to native English speakers; proficiency in designing effective lessons, teaching diverse learning styles and managing elementary age students; strong communication, organization and interpersonal skills. Masters Degree required in a related field. At least two years experience teaching; independent school experience preferred.