At Pacific Ridge School, our mission statement drives all of our work: In a community that fosters academic excellence, ethical responsibility and global engagement, Pacific Ridge School prepares students for college and a purposeful life.
Pacific Ridge School seeks candidates for the position of Teacher of Chinese. This appointment will be effective August 8, 2019.
In support of Pacific Ridge’s mission, teachers teach, advise, supervise, care about the students, work in partnership with parents, advocate and promote the School, work collegially with administrators and fellow faculty, and grow professionally. The role of teacher at Pacific Ridge School is a pivotal, dynamic position on campus. A full-time teaching position includes teaching four sections along with community responsibilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Plan for and teach curriculum relevant to teaching load
Collaborate with co-teachers (if applicable) and grade level team members
Communicate with students and parents in a timely and professional manner
Participate in school events (including but not limited to Back to School Night and Parent Conferences, Student-Led Conferences, Admissions Events), field trips, chaperone duties, and faculty meetings
Chaperone global travel trip (international and/or domestic)
Attend faculty orientation week
Provide leadership in service learning, clubs, and/or advisory as assigned
Support the PRS Mission
Other duties as assigned in partnership with the Dean of Faculty, Division Heads, Head of School or designee
Qualifications and Education Requirements (including licenses or certifications)
At least three years teaching experience preferred
We seek candidates who have experience teaching Chinese language and literature to middle school and/or high school students
We seek candidates who have experience with and interest in immersion-based classroom
experiences for students
We seek candidates with knowledge of second language pedagogy and research
Successful candidates will have evidence of utilizing student-centered, communicative activities that simulate real life scenarios and linguistic exchanges in order to bolster and augment proficiency of the curricular content
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume, educational philosophy and salary requirements to our Dean of Faculty, Mr. Tim Betzala.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Pacific Ridge School
Pacific Ridge School is a college preparatory co-educational independent school, offering a rich and challenging program to 560 students in grades 7-12. Pacific Ridge School opened in 2007; finished its permanent high school building in 2010, and its athletic center in 2012. We opened a permanent middle school/administration building and STEAM facility in 2015. Please visit our website at https://www.pacificridge.org/ for more information on our mission and programs.