Montclair Kimberley Academy, an innovative PK – 12 independent day school with a strong national reputation and a recognized 1:1 laptop program, seeks a full-time Upper School Chinese teacher beginning the 2020-21 school year. The successful candidate joins MKA at an exciting time of growth in our World Languages program. Responsibilities include teaching four sections of Chinese and serving as an advisor to a group of approximately eight students.
Qualified applicants will meet the following criteria:
BA or higher in Chinese or related discipline.
Experience teaching high school students.
Ability to teach a range of courses within a high school Chinese curriculum, from level 1 to AP.
Range of instructional strategies to implement a student-centered approach in a 75-minute block period.
Commitment to helping students one-on-one outside of the classroom.
Strong interest in nurturing and mentoring students as both an advisor and as an extracurricular activity sponsor or coach.
Candidates should possess outstanding interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; a passion for language and culture education; an enthusiasm for collaborative teamwork; and the ability to integrate the use of technology into classroom instruction. The Upper School is committed to enhancing the diversity of the campus and the curriculum. We especially welcome applications from all individuals with the ability to contribute to MKA’s continuing commitment to social and cultural diversity, inclusiveness, and the transformative power of our differences.
Qualified applicants should send a letter of interest and résumé by email to John Jacobs, Upper School World Languages Department Chair ([email protected]).
It is MKA's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, or disability not related to the requirements for being a successful employee at MKA.
About Montclair Kimberley Academy Upper School
MKA is a school of thought that turns inquiry into insight. We intentionally foster balance in students’ lives so they can develop their infinite potential in and out of the classroom. Embracing a contagious go-for-it attitude, students confidently try anything on their distinct educational adventures, guided by faculty who love to learn and live to teach. As diverse as it is united, our community is strengthened by a commitment to good character, and together we celebrate each student’s success, individually defined.