Middle School Chinese Student-Teacher or Teaching Fellow
Sacred Heart Greenwich
Location: Greenwich, Connecticut
Type: Part Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience
4 Year Degree
Sacred Heart Greenwich has been empowering girls and young women since 1848 in a stimulating and developmentally appropriate educational environment in accordance with the Goals and Criteria of a Sacred Heart education. This mission provides opportunities to develop spiritual, cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills. Sacred Heart Greenwich integrates technology into the learning process through enhanced collaboration, exploration, discovery, and creativity.
We aim to form students of faith, intellect, and awareness, who will use their gifts in service to others. Relationship and mentoring are at the heart of the student experience, which is grounded in student-centered learning, inquiry, problem solving, interdisciplinary connection, collaboration, and an understanding of social justice. Student leadership and well-being are connected to every academic discipline, as all full-time teachers are also grade-level advisors.
The school offers a coed program for young children at the Barat Center for Early Childhood Education and then an all-girls experience from K-12 on our 110-acre campus in Greenwich, Connecticut. We are proudly part of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.
We are currently seeking a Middle School Chinese Student-Teacher or Teaching Fellow for the 2023-2024 school year. This position
Position: Middle School Chinese Student-Teacher or Teaching Fellow Reports to: Head of Middle School FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Summary The Middle School Chinese Student-Teacher/Teaching Fellow is responsible for providing a stimulating and developmentally appropriate educational environment in a way that is in accordance with the Goals and Criteria of a Sacred Heart education and the philosophy that implements it. This philosophy includes providing children opportunities to develop spiritual, cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills. The Chinese Teacher is responsible to the Heads of the Lower School & Middle School and has the following responsibilities:
Teach 2 sections of Middle School Chinese and possibly coach MS or US sports if applicable.
Meet regularly with an instructional coach to learn and develop pedagogy in teaching language to middle school learners.
Conduct in-person classes and be prepared to engage in distance learning if necessary;
Organize and provide developmentally appropriate educational programs and instruction; plan and implement curriculum and differentiated instruction for middle school students;
Conduct classes in the target language as much as possible and provide ample opportunities for students to communicate in Chinese through speaking, listening, reading and writing;
Provide opportunities for exploration and discovery of Chinese culture;
Lead student-centered classes and provide activities and opportunities that encourage curiosity, exploration, and problem-solving, appropriate to the developmental levels and learning styles of the students;
Create a supportive and caring classroom environment in which students can learn and interact positively with one another; through student-centered instruction and authentic assessment;
Maintain an open and cooperative relationship with students, colleagues and parents;
Participate in faculty and departmental meetings; performing various faculty supervisory duties.
Participate in professional development as outlined by the Head of Middle School and Language Department Chair
After one year, Sacred Heart will offer assistance in the job search for a full time position
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree or working towards a degree in Chinese or a related field. The ideal candidate will be a native Chinese speaker with a desire to teach middle school aged students the language and culture. The ideal candidate will have good knowledge of google slides and technology to supplement their teaching. As members of the international network of Sacred Heart schools, we are committed to attracting and retaining faculty with a passion for teaching who demonstrate an active faith, practice a deep respect for intellectual values, promote social awareness, build community, and value personal growth and responsibility. We seek faculty who are committed to all-girl education and who will draw upon current research to maximize student learning. Sacred Heart Greenwich is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes candidates who will enhance the diversity of our community.
Please Apply Online at https://www.shgreenwich.org/about-us/employment
Sacred Heart Greenwich provides an empowering learning environment for girls and young women from kindergarten through twelfth grade to prepare them to become confident, intelligent and compassionate global leaders. The school offers a coed program for young children at the Barat Center for Early Childhood Education.
Located on a beautiful 110-acre campus at 1177 King Street, in Greenwich, Connecticut, Sacred Heart is an all-girls’ Catholic, independent college-preparatory day school that offers a rigorous academic program which challenges students to take on a variety of leadership roles on campus and beyond.
Sacred Heart offers a global educational experience that encourages girls and young women to develop, practice and showcase their own style of leadership with confidence. The school’s focus on inter-nationality includes an exchange program, which begins in the Middle School with visits to Sacred Heart schools located in the United States and Canada. It expands in sophomore year of high school with educational trips to our schools in Australia, Austria, England, France, Ireland, Italy, Latin America, Spain, and Taiwan.