FOREIGN LANGUAGE CHINESE (MANDARIN) TEACHER (#TBD)


Randolph High School
Randolph Public School District
Randolph, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 2810939 Application Deadline: June 28, 2017
Posted: June 18, 2017 Starting Date: August 28, 2017

Job Description
The Randolph High School Foreign Language Mandarin Teacher must effectively instruct students to communicate and understand the Mandarin language. The teacher must be able to guide and encourage students to practice vocabularies they’ve learned and assist them to accurately listen, speak, write and read Mandarin. The teacher must be knowledgeable in the various techniques and formal exercises used in teaching foreign languages. He/she must be able to create engaging lesson plans; plan grade appropriate classroom activities to motivate students; prepare visual aids; while coaching students individually or as a group.

The Foreign Language Mandarin teacher will be responsible for teaching Levels 1-4, which can include grammar, spelling, pronunciation, vocabulary and composition, conversational Mandarin Chinese, and Chinese language literature, culture and history.

The Foreign Language Chinese teacher facilitates student success in academic and interpersonal skills through academic courses of study and implements district approved curriculum, documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific needs of students; providing a safe and optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc.

Essential Functions:

-Instructs students in Mandarin Chinese as a Foreign Language for the purpose of improving their success in academic, interpersonal and daily living skills through a defined course of study.

-Monitors student activities (e.g. classroom, lunch, grounds, etc.) for the purpose of providing for the safety and welfare of students. Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of supporting teacher expectations, developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.

-Assesses student progress, expectations, goals, etc. for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and administration.

-Collaborates with school personnel, parents and various community agencies for the purpose of improving the quality of student outcomes, developing solutions and planning curriculum.

-Demonstrates methods required to perform assignments for the purpose of providing an effective school program and addressing the needs of individual students.

-Participates in various meetings for the purpose of receiving and/or providing information. Prepares teaching materials and related reports (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of implementing lesson plans and documenting student progress.

-Performs other duties as deemed appropriate by the Building Principal.

Qualifications:
Massachusetts Teacher License in Chinese 5-12
Experience working with high school age students in a diverse, multi-cultural academic setting.

Terms:
182 school days in accordance with the Randolph Education Association (REA) collective bargaining agreement.
Salary placement will be consistent with REA salary schedule. Individuals may receive up to three years prior teaching experience.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1


Welcome to Randolph Public School District!

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Randolph (MA), a town of over 32,000, resting about 10 miles south of downtown Boston, is one of the most diverse communities in the state of Massachusetts and is proud to have the 2015 Massachusetts Milken Educator Award winner. Our diverse population of over 3,000 students represents 45 different countries, speaking 40 different languages and dialects including Haitian-Creole, Vietnamese, Spanish, and Russian to name a few. We have four prek-5 elementary schools, one 6-8 middle school, and one 9-12 high school with an enrollment of approximately 800 students. As a whole, our students’ growth on the MCAS has outpaced the State with some tremendous growth. Student performance on Advanced Placement exams continues to be a point of pride and the class of 2015 was accepted into more than100 colleges and universities. We continue to use NWEA as our benchmark assessment measure and TeachPoint to document educator observations.

Prospective Teachers of Color in Critical Need Content Areas (Math, Science, Special Education, and English as a Second Language/SEI) and diverse, experienced Administrators are strongly encouraged to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Randolph Public School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page.
    1. Do you hold a Massachusetts teacher/administrator license? If yes, we require that you upload a copy into your School Spring account under certifications.
    Yes/No

    2. Are you an internal REA Member of the Randolph Public Schools?
    Multiple Choice / Single Answer
    - Yes
    - No

    Contact Information
    Terry DeCarbo, Principal
    70 Memorial Parkway
    Randolph, Massachusetts 02368
    Phone: 781-961-6220
    Fax: 781-961-6235
    Email: decarbot@randolph.k12.ma.us




     
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