Category: Full Time;
Position Title: Mandarin Chinese grades 8-12
Start Date: 09/05/2023
End Date: 06/30/2024
Location: Boston Latin School, 78 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA
Boston Latin School (BLS) is one of three exam schools in the district, serving over 2,400 scholars in grades 7-12. We seek to ground our students in a contemporary classical education as preparation for successful college studies, responsible and engaged citizenship, and a rewarding life. Educators at BLS are expected to teach, lead, and collaborate with high levels of content expertise, cultural responsiveness, care for children’s social and emotional needs, and commitment to engaging instruction for all learners.
Boston Public Schools seeks an exceptional Foreign Language [Chinese] Teacher who is highly qualified and knowledgeable to join our community of teachers, learners, and leaders. This is an exciting opportunity for teachers who desire to serve where their efforts matter. In BPS, the teachers and leaders are committed to the vision of high expectations for achievement, equal access to high levels of instruction, the achievement of academic proficiency for all students, and the closing of the achievement gap among subgroups within the schools. BPS is a great place for those who seek to work in an environment that supports their creativity and innovation, and respects their skills and abilities as a teacher.
This position would be responsible for teaching five sections of levels 1 and 2 daily.
Reports To: Principal/Head of Schools
Qualifications: Qualifications – Required
Education: Hold a bachelor’s degree.
Hold the appropriate valid Massachusetts Teaching License in the required foreign language at the appropriate grade level.
Meet all state and federal guidelines in order to be fully licensed and Highly Qualified according to NCLB.
Ability to meet the Standards of Effective Teaching established by the Boston Public Schools as outlined.
Current authorization to work in the United States – Candidates must have such authorization by their first day of employment.
Qualifications – Preferred
Experience teaching in urban schools.
BPS values linguistic diversity and believes that candidates who speak another language bring added value to the classroom, school, and district culture and diversity. BPS is particularly interested in candidates who are fluent in one of BPS’ official languages: Spanish, Creole (Cape Verdean), Creole (Haitian), Chinese, Vietnamese, Portuguese, & Somali.
In order to best serve all students, BPS prefers all core content teachers to be certified in their subject area and one or both of the following: Moderate Disabilities, English as a Second Language (at the appropriate grade level(s)).
Contact Name: Christine Kelley, Program Director
Contact email for questions: email@example.com
Application Instructions: Apply to TalentEd here: https://bostonpublicschools.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=36763#