Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School ( learn more )

Hadley , Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2674662
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : March 8, 2018
  • Starting Date: August 2018

Job Description

POSITION: Chinese (Mandarin) Immersion Teacher - Early Childhood K-2

LOCATION: Five College area, Hadley/Amherst, Massachusetts.

TYPE OF POSITION: Full-time during school year due to growth in the school.

Applicants must be fluent (native or near native proficiency) in Mandarin Chinese; have a BS degree; and be eligible to work in a MA charter school (i.e. pass the appropriate MTEL licensing tests within a year of hire or hold a current MA elementary teaching license).
Advanced degree in education and teaching experience with K-5 preferred.
•Planning, developing and implementing class curriculum compliant with state standards under the supervision and with the advice of the Principal or designee.
•Developing and teaching content-based immersion curriculum in core subject areas including math, science, social studies and Chinese Language Arts.
•Providing direct services to students, consulting with other professionals, meeting and discussing issues with parents, planning, delivering, and evaluating instructional outcomes, and conducting the research needed to perform the essential functions of the position. The direct instruction is delivered in the classroom and as a field experience.
•Working as a team member, sharing common planning, professional development, curriculum design, and teaching responsibilities with your team which includes Chinese and English speaking members.
•Assessing and documenting student progress toward curricular goals. Teachers will use multiple measures for formative and summative assessments, reflecting best practices in assessment. Teachers will use standardized and internal testing to assess class performance, suggest adjustments in instructional language mix, provide a baseline for student achievement, measure individual growth, highlight areas needing individual attention, and identify areas for professional development and curriculum enhancement.
-Documenting and maintaining accurate records of students' academic performance.
•Other duties as assigned by administration.

We are seeking energetic, enthusiastic, creative individuals who will communicate well with parents, staff and teachers in the school.

Applicants must have the skills to work in a growing school as a member of a team committed to building and promoting the school's Mandarin Chinese immersion program.

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to

Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School
317 Russell Street
Hadley, MA 01035
Phone: 413-582-7040
Fax: 413-582-7068

PVCICS is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Language: Chinese
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 2 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Kathleen Wang
    • 317 Russell Street
    • Hadley, Massachusetts 01035

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