The Buckley School values and supports diversity in the workplace and in the classroom.
The Buckley School, Los Angeles' oldest K-12 coeducational preparatory school, has an opening for a Chinese Teacher beginning in the fall of 2018. This is a 4/5 teaching position with the strong likelihood of becoming a 5/5 position. This teacher will be responsible for all aspects of teaching the curriculum including alignment within the framework of the department program. He or she will also be responsible for an advisory of 6-8 students and is expected to be a collaborative and engaged community member at Buckley, enthusiastically participating in the World Languages department and on the greater faculty. Such participation will include serving on an all-school committee, eagerly finding ways to collaborate with peers, and participating in professional development.
Previous experience teaching Chinese at the middle or upper school level
Demonstrated competency in diversity, multiculturalism, inclusion, equity and social justice
Proficiency in using technology in instruction
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Proven ability to collaborate across departments
A profound respect for children and adolescents.
Preferred candidates will have
Masters degree, and /or Doctorate and/or teaching credential
Demonstrated leadership in diversity, multiculturalism, inclusion, equity and social justice.
Commitment to proficiency-oriented approach in language instruction and familiarity with ACTFL guidelines and Can-Do statements
Additional Salary Information: Position includes full benefits
About The Buckley School
The Buckley School, a K-12 college preparatory school with 830 students, is one of the most respected independent schools in the Los Angeles. Buckley is known for its unique educational philosophy, the 4-Fold Plan of Education, which melds a whole-child approach with elements of structure, as well as for its warm, intimate educational environment.
The school’s curriculum balances academics, the arts, physical development and moral education. Its creative, personalized approach to education emphasizes high academic standards for all students, and includes traditional touches that develop the character and discipline that unlock students’ full potential.