Part Time Mandarin Teacher

This opening calls for specific teaching qualifications set by the school.

CalWest’s partner school in the greater Los Angeles Area seeks a Part-Time Mandarin Teacher to begin in August 2024.

CalWest Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and/or other educational requirements listed on the job description
  • Requisite skills commensurate with the position
  • A reasonable commuting distance to the CalWest client school, or a willingness to relocate
  • Authorization to live and work in the United States

Client School Preferred Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in History or an advanced degree in Mandarin language or linguistics.
  • A minimum of three years of teaching experience is required, demonstrating a solid foundation in Mandarin language instruction.
  • Native or near-native fluency in Mandarin.
  • Proficiency in utilizing technology as an integral part of teaching is essential. This includes familiarity with learning management systems such as Canvas, audio/video file management for instruction and assessment, and proficiency in using tools from the Google Education suite, among others.
  • A deep understanding of the cultural products and practices of Mandarin-speaking communities.
  • Experience with proficiency-driven curriculum design and familiarity with the ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) or CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) frameworks is highly valued.


  • Design and develop effective lesson plans and curriculum materials that align with the proficiency levels and age groups of the students.
  • Regularly communicate with students and parents regarding progress, expectations, and any relevant information.
  • Collaborate with other educators to create an integrated and cohesive language program.
  • Classroom management and executing lessons

Salary Range

$ 29,440 – $ 55,770

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Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: World Languages
Employment Type: Part-Time Permanent

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