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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3212322
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 1, 2020

Job Description





Classification:             Certified                                                                                                                                 

Title:                           Chinese Mandarin Immersion Teacher


Job Goal: To provide educational leadership through the Chandler Unified School District curriculum and to facilitate learning that challenges and supports all students in an equitable and safe environment and that meets the District mission and vision. Develop World Language curriculum, oversee assessment administration and assist with hiring if needed.




Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, English, or related.
  • Must possess or be immediately eligible for an Arizona Department of Education Teaching Certificate.
  • Must possess Arizona Identity-verified (IVP) Fingerprint Clearance Card. Be considered highly qualified pursuant to the NCLB.
  • Fluent in Mandarin Chinese is required.
  • If not a U.S. Citizen, must hold a valid passport


Teacher Core Job Functions:

  • Speaking fluent (native or near native proficiency) in Mandarin Chinese as measured by a district administered STAMP assessment
  • Planning, developing and implementing class curriculum compliant with state standards in accordance with District guidelines.
  • Teach elementary students in core education subjects - math, science, social studies, and language arts – in Mandarin/Chinese. Develop and implement lesson plans according to State and District standards. Evaluate student learning. Communicate student progress to various stakeholders. Work with administrators to promote the Immersion program through creation of various materials, online and physical, and communicate with community members and businesses.
  • 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 and language proficiency. 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.
  • Administering of Mandarin acquisition assessment tools
  • Working with students individually or in small groups to reinforce material and skills
  • Using effective basic strategies for management of behavior
  • Participating in recruitment needs for program
  • Providing site, parent and community liaison functions
  • Conducting parent conferences as requested by the school site
  • Basic Knowledge of computers, software and applications
  • Participating in department and school meetings
  • Participating in District and school initiatives
  • Meeting any additional specific job requirements as indicated by the District or school site



Core Values/Professional Qualities:

  • Function effectively as a team member
  • Ability and desire to provide outstanding customer service
  • Be responsible, reliable and punctual
  • Be flexible and adaptable to change
  • Positively accepting direction
  • Establish and maintain courteous, cooperative working relationships with students, staff and parents
  • Direct constructive criticism toward improving the district
  • Exercise positive problem solving behavior and conflict resolution skills
  • Adhere to the dress code appropriate to the site and job
  • Share sensitive student and staff information on a need to know basis
  • Be a positive role model for students
  • Adhere to District and school rules and procedures


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Language: Chinese
  • Contact Information

    • Kathleen Jett , Assistant Director of Recruitment and Onboarding
    • 1525 W Frye Rd
    • Chandler, Arizona 852246178
    • Phone: 480-812-7623
    • Fax: 480-224-9059
    • Email: click here

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