The Lower School for Boys Chinese teacher inspires our students with a dynamic curriculum that develops and strengthens language skills and pushes them to better understand the world beyond our campus.
Helps all students to develop speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills in Chinese, and to develop an appreciation of Chinese culture.
Develops an engaging and vibrant classroom environment that nurtures students’ natural curiosity about the world.
Prepares creative and interactive hands-on activities, community experiences, and course materials.
Evaluates students’ class work and assignments.
Maintains student records, examples of their class work, and writes progress reports twice a year.
Participates in and attends Parent/Admissions events as required.
Collaborates with other Chinese and homeroom teachers to create, support, and maintain parity among parallel courses.
Develops positive relationships with families in order to support student learning.
Keeps abreast of developments in the teaching field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional development.
Other duties as assigned by the department chair and/or division head.
Bachelor’s degree or post-graduate work in Chinese or in teaching Chinese as a second language; master’s degree preferred.
Prior teaching experience preferred, particularly with lower or middle school aged students.
Strong classroom management strategies; Responsive Classroom training preferred.
Superior skills in teaching Chinese as a second language to children.
Demonstrated enthusiasm for teaching and learning.
Compassionate and knowledgeable in delivering content to students with diverse learning styles.
Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse backgrounds of community members with a continuous focus on healthy relationship building.
Demonstrated deep understanding of cultural competency skills and enthusiasm for issues of diversity, inclusivity, and multiculturalism.
Organized, detail-oriented, dependable, and capable of taking initiative.
Comfortable using technology both in and out of the classroom.
SCH is an inclusive community on a mission to inspire unbounded curiosity and independent thought in every one of our students. In a unique educational environment that extends well beyond campus, we nurture students’ knowledge of themselves and the world, expanding their full academic and personal potential while preparing them to lead lives characterized by thoughtfulness, integrity, and a quest to effect positive change.