ANTICIPATED LONG-TERM SUBSTITUTE - MIDDLE SCHOOL MANDARIN CHINESE TEACHER

Miles River Middle School

Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District

Hamilton, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3426017
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 11, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Miles River Middle School is looking for a highly motivated, student-centered Mandarin Chinese teacher for Spring 2021. The candidate will be responsible for collaborating with our Middle/High School World Language Department to implement our middle school curriculum for 7th and 8th graders.

The ideal candidate will have mastery of both English and Mandarin Chinese language; a strong understanding and experience with the culture in an American middle school. Overall, we are seeking a candidate who is flexible, comfortable working in a team setting, and has knowledge and facility with technology integration specific to Mandarin language instruction and acquisition and the ability to connect with students within in-person and remote learning environments.

About Miles River Middle School

Miles River Middle School is a comprehensive middle school that serves approximately 400 students in grades six through eight with a rigorous academic program. At Miles River we work to meet the needs of all of our students through the professional culture of our faculty, the incorporation of principles of learning focused on developing ongoing and meaningful relationships with our students and family/community partnerships.

Miles River Middle School supports and enhances a student-centered environment where each student can and will learn to be a productive citizen. We envision a school community where all members - students, staff, and families are continual learners. Please visit our website for more information at http://www.hwschools.net/page.cfm?p=1646

Equal Opportunity Employer
Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District does not discriminate in its programs, activities or employment practices based on race, color, national origin, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Language: Chinese
  • Employer Description

    The HAMILTON-WENHAM REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT is located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on the North Shore of Boston, MA. There are five schools which are located in the towns of Hamilton and Wenham, MA, with a total enrollment of 1954 students.

    The Mission of the HWRSD is to educate our children to become young adults who are of good character and demonstrate mastery of the knowledge and skills needed to be successful members of our global economy and engaged citizens of the 21st Century.

    Vision Statement for the HWRSD for 2013-2018
    Through the development of an integrated, data-responsive system of curriculum, instruction, assessment and professional development, the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District will be a world-class learning organization that graduates students who are well-prepared to meet the post-secondary challenges of the 21st Century economy and are engaged members of our global society.

    Motto of the HWRSD:
    Knowledge • Respect • Responsibility • Excellence

    HWRSD Statement of Core Beliefs

    -We believe in high standards for all students.
    -We believe successful members of our global economy and engaged citizens of the 21st Century are effective communicators, collaborative, critical thinkers, and problem-solvers.
    -We believe engaged citizens of the 21st Century demonstrate respect for themselves, other people and their cultures, and our environment.
    -We believe in our shared responsibility to develop the whole child, including academic abilities and physical and emotional well-being.
    -We believe students can demonstrate success in a variety of ways.
    -We believe all students learn resilience and confidence through learning in an environment that provides a balance of support and challenge.
    -We believe learning is a lifelong pursuit that neither begins nor ends with one’s formal education.
    -We believe education is the key to continuing the democratic ideals of our Nation.


    Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School - A Passion for Learning
    The Hamilton-Wenham Regional School community strives to create a passion for learning in a reflective environment that promotes respect, individuality, and quality achievement.
    By working to reach their greatest potential, Hamilton-Wenham students will L.E.A.R.N. to:
    -Live as Lifelong Learners locate and utilize opportunities for learning beyond the school walls make informed decisions set and pursue goals prepare for future learning and/or career paths
    -Express Themselves Effectively speak and write proficiently and effectively express ideas creatively using a variety of formats
    -Acquire Essential Knowledge and Skills be critical and creative researchers, thinkers, and solution-makers access, comprehend, and evaluate information from a variety of sources and subjects analyze, interpret, and deliver information using a variety of media
    -Respect Themselves and Others assume responsibility for making healthy choices demonstrate awareness and respect for others in a diverse world exhibit honesty, integrity, and personal responsibility
    -Navigate within a Variety of Communities work with others to accomplish a common goal contribute actively to the commonwealth of the community develop an understanding of the rights and responsibilities of living in a democracy participate as active citizens

    Miles River Middle School
    The Miles River Middle School is a comprehensive middle school that serves grades six through eight with a rigorous academic program focused on the areas of Mathematics, English, Social Studies, Science, and Foreign Language. At Miles River, we work to meet the needs of all of our students through the professional culture of our faculty, by working in partnership with our families, and by incorporating principles of learning that are focused on developing ongoing and meaningful relationships with our students. Miles River Middle School supports and enhances a student-centered environment where each student can and will learn to be a productive citizen. We envision a school community where all members - students, staff, and families are continual learners.

    The Buker Elementary School, Cutler Elementary School and Winthrop Elementary School
    The three Elementary schools located in the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District services grades K-5. Each school supports and enhances a student-centered environment where each student can and will learn to be a productive citizen. We envision a school community where all members - students, staff, and parents are continual learners.


    Equal Opportunity Employer
    Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District does not discriminate in its programs, activities or employment practices based on race, color, national origin, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability. Learn more about us...


    Location Description

    The Miles River Middle School was constructed in 1998 and was designed to support the educational development of the early adolescent in grades 6-8. This school facility features six science labs, three computer labs, specialized classrooms for art, music, and life skills, and a contemporary library/media center. Each classroom is equipped with computers, internet access, and a TV/video center.

    Miles River Middle School is a comprehensive middle school that serves grades six through eight with a rigorous academic program focused on the areas of Mathematics, English, Social Studies, Science, and Foreign Language. At Miles River, we work to meet the needs of all of our students through the professional culture of our faculty, by working in partnership with our families, and by incorporating principles of learning that are focused on developing ongoing and meaningful relationships with our students. Miles River Middle School supports and enhances a student-centered environment where each student can and will learn to be a productive citizen. We envision a school community where all members - students, staff, and families are continual learners. We hope that this website will contribute to our goal of communicating and sharing early and often with parents, friends, and community members.

    Principal - Craig Hovey
    Assistant Principal - Elizabeth Lovell Learn more about us...


    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District does not discriminate in its programs, activities or employment practices based on race, color, national origin, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

    Job Requirements

    • Job Requirements
      Fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese
      MA DESE certification in Chinese (Mandarin) grades 5-12 preferred
      Master's Degree preferred
      Previous experience with middle school students preferred
      Committed to working with a student centered, team-based model
      Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

      Equal Opportunity Employer
      Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District does not discriminate in its programs, activities or employment practices based on race, color, national origin, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

      Application Instructions

      Miles River Middle School has moved to a paperless application process and appreciates your support in this effort. Please submit all required documentation via School Spring and do not send follow up/additional paperwork or emails. If additional information is required, applicants will be contacted. Once all materials have been reviewed, applicants selected for interviews will be contacted directly by the hiring manager.




      Contact Information
      Ms. Kevan Sano - 6-12 World Language Curriculum Leader
      Miles River Middle School
      787 Bay Rd
      South Hamilton, MA 0192
    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Kevan Sano , Curriculum Leader
    • 787 Bay Road
    • Hamilton, Massachusetts 01982
    • Phone: 978-468-0362
    • Fax: 978-468-8454
    • Email: click here

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