The International School of the Peninsula seeks a Kindergarten Teacher for our Mandarin Immersion program for the 2017-2018 school year, beginning in the middle of August.
The Kindergarten Chinese Teacher must demonstrate commitment to ISTP’s mission and the population we serve, as well as be experienced with teaching at the Kindergarten level. He or she must also be responsible, self-motivated, friendly, willing to work with a team of colleagues, and be accepting and adaptable to a working environment with different cultures.
The position involves teaching through inquiry according to the PYP framework, while also ensuring foundational skill acquisition, and collaborating extensively with English, French, and Chinese teachers. Time for collaboration with the other teachers is built into the schedule. ISTP seeks teachers who know how to combine academic rigor with student engagement and have experience with inquiry-based teaching and learning.
Minimum 3 years experience teaching elementary school children
Experience with the Primary Years Program (PYP) of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) preferred
Native Mandarin speaker
Additional Salary Information: Compensation:
Competitive salary based on education and experience
The International School of the Peninsula (ISTP) is a co-educational, nursery–8th grade Mandarin Chinese & French language immersion school located in Palo Alto, CA. ISTP is a CAIS/WASC accredited school with curriculums that are structured for students to matriculate to American schools. ISTP has approximately 585 students (of which 157 are Upper Elementary and 175 are Mandarin Chinese Immersion ...Program) across two campuses and is a known leader in bilingual immersion education.
The International School of the Peninsula educates children through a rigorous, collaborative, bilingual curriculum that promotes active engagement and responsible international consciousness.
Promote personal and academic excellence through a bilingual curriculum in an international setting
Collaborate and communicate
Foster integrity, trust, and respect of others