This is a full-time 12-month position to start July 1, 2021. The position offers a competitive salary along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes PTO, medical, dental, vision, FSA, 401K, etc. Please email the cover letter and resume with Assistant Principal/Dean of Mandarin Program in the subject line to hr@hwis.org by March 1, 2021. HWIS is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in the workplace. We actively encourage all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation to apply.

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For educators with heart & vision

Each new year brings new opportunities, and 2021 is no exception! Are you an educator with heart and vision who is ready to relocate, jump into a new learning environment, and put your teaching skills to good use?

Meet YouCH, a non-profit organization supporting Chinese families and students by helping schools to raise their teaching standards and working with local teachers closely on their professional development. YouCH is working alongside the Minhang school district in Shanghai, China, to hire full-time English teachers for primary and middle schools. If the following fits you, contact us!


  • Native-like English proficiency
  • Passionate about education
  • Minimum 2 years teaching experience
  • Committed to students
  • Adventurous
  • Curious
  • Enthusiastic
  • Inclusive
​Serious applicants can message the Center for Professional Education of Teachers at cpet@tc.edu. Be sure to include Teaching in China | YouCH in your subject line.
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Happy New Year!

I hope yours is off to a good start and your families are well.

We have an opening for 8 to 12 hours per week. This is for someone who would like to teach Arts, Crafts, and Chinese Culture classes online for Morningside PlayCare. The children are advanced or intermediate level Mandarin speakers. The goals of classes are to practice listening, speaking, reading Mandarin while doing arts and crafts, playing learning games and being exposed to Chinese culture. Children are ages 5 and 6. There are 4 to 5 children in the class.

Intern will receive coaching and observe experienced teacher, while also having a chance to develop her own lesson plans and practice her classroom management skills during class periods in which she leads the class. Intern will also have an opportunity to develop relationships with children during one-to-one time. Our previous interns have really loved their classes!

Internship starts mid January. This is a great opportunity and successful interns will receive invaluable experience, be able to add us to their list of career experiences and secure recommendations for employment and further studies. Interested graduate or undergraduate students who are native speakers, with majors in early childhood education, bilingual education, TCSOL, art education, music education, or a related field, should send resumes as soon as possible to: ge23@tc.columbia.edu

FYI, we will be offering in-person paid teaching opportunities in the fall to our best interns. All successful interns will receive a letter of recommendation upon completion. Please share this with your students.

Thank you.

Gail Foster, Ed.D.
Morningside PlayCare.com

CAIS as a Workplace

Chinese American International School is dedicated to attracting, developing, rewarding and retaining a world-class faculty and ensuring that this is a great place to work. We put a high priority on advances in compensation, benefits, and work climate with a 2020–2021 benefits package and perks including:

Distinctively CAIS Benefits

• Down payment assistance for home purchase
• Commuter benefits (up to $265/month) for lead

• China Faculty Institute (teacher trips to China and

• Chaperone student trips to Taiwan (Taipei) and

China (Guilin and Yunnan Province)
• Below-Market Rental process assistance
• Realtor services provided for rental search
• Dynamic, dual culture setting valuing honest self

assessment, thoughtful self reflection, intentional planning, and focused implementation

Financial Benefits

  • CAIS contributes 5% of your earnings immediately in a 403(B) retirement plan (no contribution required on your part)
  • Transparent salary scale benchmarked to the Bay Area’s competitive standards, including step increases and annual cost-of-living adjustments
  • Consideration for relocation costs
  • Approximately 90% adjustment to tuition forexempt employeesProfessional Development
  • Robust opportunities for conferences, workshops, and courses
  • Introductory Chinese class for faculty/staff
  • Membership in California Teacher Development

Health Benefits

  • CAIS pays 100% of the premium for medical, dental, vision, acupuncture, short-term disability and long-term disability, and life insurance for you (along with competitive rates for spouse and family coverage)
  • Employer-funded Health Savings Account (HSA) and Pre-tax HSA employee contribution
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for medical and dependent careVacation / Holiday / Paid Time Off• Thanksgiving Break – 1 week
    • Winter Break (December/January) – 2 weeks
    • Winter Break (February) – 1 week
    • Spring Break (April) – 1 week
    • Summer Break – 9 weeks of summer from mid-

    June to mid-August
    • Paid holidays according to the school calendar • Up to 2 additional days off for religious holidays • Accrue 11.5 days of Sick Time annually
    • Accrue 3 days of Personal Time annually

    Quality of Life and Appreciation

    • Appreciation breakfasts
    • Wellness programming
    • Monthly appreciation lunches
    • Twice-yearly Faculty/Staff Appreciation Weeks • Annual milestones luncheon
    • Free tickets to annual dinner/dance gala
    • Chinese New Year luncheon
    • Birthday gift cards


Welcome 欢迎 (huānyíng), to the Chinese American International School, the oldest Chinese English dual language immersion school in the nation. Founded in San Francisco in 1981, CAIS is a leader in its field and prides itself on being a life-changing, world-changing institution.

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For over 30 years, CAIS has prepared students to navigate the interconnected world they will inherit. At CAIS, we have created a challenging educational program which provides students with the academic skills and core social-emotional competencies that will serve them across American and Chinese language and culture. We envision young adults who can move comfortably and confidently between languages and cultures—no matter what careers and avocations they pursue—and it is our commitment to foster this capability.

Visit our school and get to know us better. Familiarize yourself with our educational programs and the group of talented, dedicated and creative students, educators, parents and friends who comprise our inclusive community.


Job Title: Chinese Teaching Fellow, Pre K 3-Kindergarten

Department: Education

FLSA Status: Professional Exempt

Reports to: Assigned Lead Classroom Teacher, Executive Director, Director of Teaching and Learning, Assistant Principal, and other assigned supervisors


Position Overview: Yu Ying is looking for passionate, communicative, open-minded educators who are dedicated to being part of a collaborative learning community.  Fellows at Washington Yu Ying are part of a collaborative and supportive faculty with a common goal of continuously improving a great school. The Fellow shall be in the process of becoming professionally prepared to meet the requirements for a lead teaching role at Washington Yu Ying. This position shall perform all duties required for a classroom assistant, yet gradually take on more co-teaching responsibilities in preparation to grow into a lead classroom teacher.


Essential Responsibilities:
*Responsibilities outlined in this section are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned.


Teaching Fellows possess the following skills/qualities:

  • Demonstrated ability to help teach in ways that are interactive, hands-on, inquiry-based, and promote self-discovery and critical thinking
  • Demonstrated ability to assist the lead teacher foster high academic expectations within students
  • Clear understanding of child development
  • Commitment to meet the needs of every child in our diverse population
  • Demonstrated ability to assist in establishing an effective, respectful and efficient classroom culture
  • Capacity to assist a classroom environment that emphasizes and supports literacy across all content areas
  • Capability to nurture students and work collaboratively with families
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work and collaborate as a member of a team
  • Interest in professional learning, growth through quality feedback, and initiative in challenging own understandings
  • Commitment to develop and contribute to a community of educators
  • Flexibility, dedication, and enthusiasm
  • Willingness to learn how to integrate and align curriculum across academic disciplines
  • Clear understanding of scope and sequence and learning objectives
  • Interest in language learning and other cultures.


  • Bachelor’s degree in education from an accredited institution. Master’s degree in education preferred.
  • Native-level proficiency in Mandarin Chinese is required for Chinese Teaching Fellows.
  • Native-level proficiency in English is required for English Teaching Fellows.
  • Academic-level proficiency in English is required


  • A competitive salary and benefits package
  • The support of welcoming and appreciative students, parents, and colleagues
  • A community that supports and promotes a growth mindset that allows every Yu Ying member to grow with one another each day.
  • Work/Life balance oriented- every teacher gets 10 personal/sick days a year and Free Fridays throughout the year
  • A strong emphasis on growth and support: Yu Ying has several resource rooms, a library, and a teacher workroom
  • A dedicated and passionate team of colleagues that value collaboration and growing themselves as educators
  • A strong administration team that provides you with exceptional professional development often on the cutting edge of educational theory and philosophy, values teachers, and provides continuous feedback. This includes IB MA and Project Zero.
  • A progressive learning environment for students that includes the The International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme to guide you to focus on teaching inquiry and hands on, student centered learning.


Our students will be the leaders of tomorrow because they are learning to think critically, be compassionate, and communicate in English and Mandarin!”


Collaborates and Consults With:

  • Teaching Staff
  • All Levels of Management

Terms of Employment: 12 Months


Physical Demands:

The physical demand described below are representative of those must met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities of the job, and are not meant to be all inclusive. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities of the job.


Unless reasonable accommodation can be made, while performing this job, the staff member shall:

  • Use physical strength to lift, move, carry, pull or push equipments and/or student(s).
  • Sit, stand, walk, and run for required periods of time, according to instruction schedule.
  • Speak and hear.
  • Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.
  • Communicate effectively in English, using proper grammar and vocabulary.
  • Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, computers and/or controls.


Environmental Demands:

The environmental demands described below are representative of those must met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities of the job, and are not meant to be all inclusive.

  • Exposure to a variety of childhood and adult diseases and illnesses.
  • Occasional exposure to a variety of weather conditions.
  • Exposure to heated/air-conditioned and ventilated facilities.
  • Exposure to a building in which a variety of chemical substances are used for cleaning, instruction, and/or operation of equipment.
  • Function in a workplace with high level of noises at times.

More information: https://washingtonyuying.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=64#

Job Description

Department: Instruction
Office: BASIS International Shenzhen
Location: Nanshan District, Shenzhen

Primary job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. Prepare subject specific lessons in Chinese History.
  2. Provide subject instruction on a higher level than grade standard, in an interactive learning environment and delivering exceptional results for all students.
  3. Implement BASIS Curriculum by designing effective and creative lessons and assessments to ensure students' education is at an internationally competitive level.
  4. Collaborate with other BASIS International teachers to form a community of smart, talented, and interesting people who are passionate about education and readily willing to work in a professional academic environment.
  5. Tutor students in content-specific knowledge and skills to heighten the trajectory of students' academic and career success.
  6. Manage student behavior to foster academic achievement, personal responsibility, intellect, and individuality in all students.

Job Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in History, Chinese History, or related field
  • Minimum two years experience as a lead teacher required
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background clearance
More Information: https://jobs.basisinternationalschools.com/chinese-history-teacher/job/9674188