Sacred Heart Greenwich is an independent, Catholic day school for girls from kindergarten through grade 12 with a coed preschool and prekindergarten. Founded in 1848, Sacred Heart Greenwich is one of twenty-four Sacred Heart network schools in North America and more than 140 worldwide. Our students carry on the Sacred Heart tradition of academic excellence and development of the mind, body and spirit on our beautiful 110-acre campus in Greenwich, Connecticut.
We are currently seeking a full-time Lower & Middle School Chinese teacher to begin on March 29, 2021, and to complete the 2020-2021 school year.
Position: Lower & Middle School Chinese teacher Reports to: Head of Middle School FLSA Status: Exempt
The Lower & Middle School Chinese teacher 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 3 sections of lower school and 2 sections of middle school Chinese;
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 lower and 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.
Qualifications: Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Chinese or a related field. The ideal candidate will be a native Chinese speaker, will have a graduate degree in Chinese and experience teaching lower and middle school aged students. 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.
Application Procedure: Please Apply Online at http://www.applitrack.com/cshgreenwich/onlineapp/
About Sacred Heart Greenwich
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.