Mirman School is an independent school for highly gifted children, nestled in the beautiful hills of West Los Angeles. Mirman is seeking a Full Time Mandarin Language Teacher for is Upper School and several Lower School classrooms, providing an exciting opportunity to assist in the development of the program. The position reports to both the Head of the Upper and Lower Schools.
The Mandarin Chinese Language Teacher is a member of the World Languages Department. This full time position provides both Lower and Upper School elective language education to Mirman School’s highly gifted students. Participates in faculty and department meetings, communicates with families about student learning, completes grading, and supports the overall mission of Mirman School.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Plans, prepares and delivers creative, dynamic classroom lessons, activities and materials for gifted students under the overall guidance of the Division Heads and World Languages Department Chair.
Provides a positive and creative educational climate for students to learn in.
Provides coaching to students on an individual basis.
Meets course and school-wide student performance goals.
Uses effective teaching techniques and materials to implement established curriculum goals and objectives.
Observe and evaluate student academic and social progress, timely submit grades and report cards according to the established procedures of the school.
Accurately complete any required reports requested by school.
Demonstrate excellent communications and collaborative skills to work with other teachers and instructional aides throughout all grade levels to strengthen community and student experience.
Utilize creative learning aids and advancing technological tools provided by the school.
Abide by and uphold the policies, procedures and ethical standards of the school.
Demonstrate social skills necessary to manage positive and productive interactions with students, parents, school administration and staff.
Participate in and support school community activities, programs, and initiatives.
Participate in meetings and professional development activities.
Maintain a safe and clean environment that assures the well-being of students.
Ability to meet the normal hours of work and attendance necessary to provide instruction to students.
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree
3-5 years teaching experience
Fluency in English and Mandarin
Able to pass state and federal background checks and have clear TB results upon hire.
Additional Salary Information: Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Mirman provides an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and 403(b) retirement plan.
Mirman School opened its doors to educate gifted children in 1962. Motivated by a deep conviction that a dedicated and specialized curriculum and school environment are required to best educate gifted children, Dr. and Mrs. Norman J. Mirman began the school with nine pioneering students in their West Los Angeles home. Today the school enjoys a beautiful six-acre campus on Los Angeles' Mulholland D...rive. The school distinguishes itself as one of the few schools in the country devoted to the education of highly gifted children, serving 330 highly gifted students ages 5-14 from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.