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LINGUIST List 22.2105

Wed May 18 2011

Jobs: Mandarin Chinese: Teacher, Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton

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Message 1: Mandarin Chinese: Teacher, Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, CA, USA
Date: 16-May-2011
From: Human Resources <hrshschools.org>
Subject: Mandarin Chinese: Teacher, Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, CA, USA
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University or Organization: Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://apptrkr.com/190191
Job Rank: Teacher

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)

Description:

This position has been filled.

Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton (SHS) is seeking excellent candidates for a
part-time high school Mandarin teacher position with Sacred Heart
Preparatory starting the 2011-2012 academic year.

Organization Overview:
Founded in 1898, SHS is a Roman Catholic, coeducational, independent school
and is comprised of the Lower/Middle School for preschool through grade
eight, and Sacred Heart Preparatory for grades nine through twelve.

Summary of Position:
This is a part-time position in the high school World Languages department.
The Mandarin language program is a four-year conversational (non-AP track)
program for non-native speakers who want to prepare for college-level
study. Required qualifications include two to five years of experience
teaching at the high school level or above, a post-secondary degree in
Mandarin, Education or a related field, and experience teaching Mandarin to
non-native speakers. Preferred qualifications include a Master's degree in
Mandarin, Education or a related field, and a teaching credential.

Required Knowledge and Skills for All Teaching Positions at SHS:
- Strong teaching ability; enjoy working with children and adolescents
- Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in English
- Excellent verbal and written skills, as well as outstanding
interpersonal skills
- Ability to work well with students and colleagues; willingness to be an
active, enthusiastic member of the SHS community
- Obvious passion for the academic subject matter being taught
-  Commitment to equity and inclusion
- Willingness to adapt to an existing curriculum as well as contribute
ideas to enhance the respective academic programs

Employment:
The advertised position offers competitive compensation. SHS has a policy
of making health and welfare benefits available to employees, including
long-term substitute teachers who meet the requisite criteria, based on the
length of assignment and subject to the plan parameters, including medical
and dental coverage. In addition, all employees are eligible to enjoy a
prepared lunch each school day starting on the first day worked.

To Apply:
Please apply online by sending a resume to hrshschools.org. You MUST
indicate Prep Mandarin in the subject line of the e-mail. Or, you may mail
your resume to the address below. Submissions will be reviewed on a rolling
basis. Pre-employment background screening is required for all positions.

For more information on Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, please see our
website at: http://www.shschools.org.

Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton believes that each individual is entitled to
equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, age,
disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status,
ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, veteran status, or any other
class protected under federal, state or local laws.

As a faith-based institution, we reserve the right to use religion as a
criterion in hiring decisions, as permitted by law, as it relates to
performing essential job duties.

Application Deadline: This position has been filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Sacred Heart Schools Human Resources
150 Valparaiso Avenue
Attention Human Resources: Prep Mandarin
Atherton, CA 94027
USA
Email Address for Applications: hrshschools.org
Contact Information:
Human Resources
Email: hrshschools.org


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