Upper School Mandarin Teacher

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

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

Upper School Mandarin Teacher

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

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years of classroom teaching experience
  • High school classroom teaching experience
  • Student Advising experience


  • Design and implement creative pedagogy with instruction that values a hands-on, collaborative, project-based curriculum & methodology 
  • Cultivate an inclusive, challenging, and equitable learning environment that reflects the school’s core values and allows the diverse student body to grow and thrive 
  • Set and maintain acceptable standards of classroom behavior to establish a positive and appropriate learning environment
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop innovative and meaningful curriculum with vertical alignment 
  • Integrate technology in effective ways that enhance students’ learning experiences and growth 
  • Participate in professional development opportunities that promote growth and leadership 
  • Record and report on students’ progress. Assign and grade projects and examinations
  • Serve as an advisor who is committed to the social and emotional development of students and will attend the beginning of the school year overnight retreat
  • Chaperone/supervise student events as assigned. 
  • Attend meetings as required 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Salary Range

$70,000 – $150,000

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