Jobs and Opportunities

Free Summer 2015 China Program for College ROTC Students
(This information was added 11.11.14)

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) is seeking applications from college ROTC students nationwide for summer 2015 China program.  The program is sponsored by Project Global Officer.  If accepted, full scholarship is guaranteed.

The program dates are June 12-August 16, 2015.  Instead of the traditional grammar and drill teaching and staying in dorms/hotels, the ERAU program uses Chinese language to teach 3 subject matters, as well as providing home stay.  The subject matters are speech, applied cross-culture communication, and introduction to geography.  As a result of the design of the program, one should make great improvement in Chinese language as well as gain subject and cultural knowledge.  Eighty-eight percent (88%) of students in the 2014 program gained in their language proficiency.  Field trips to famous sites are part of the program activities. 

ROTC students who study Chinese language or Chinese Heritage students who know some Chinese are eligible to apply.

Please email Dr. Leeann Chen at chenl@erau.edu with any questions.  Thank you very much.

Leeann Chen, Ph.D.
Language Coordinator
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ  86301
Phone:  928-777-6682
Email: chenl@erau.edu


[JOB] Mandarin Chinese Teacher (Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)
(This information was added 11.11.14)

Santa Margarita Catholic High School has an opening for a Mandarin Chinese Teacher for levels 1 through 4.  Must have a BA in Mandarin Chinese and a California Teaching Credential (or be working towards a Credential) or a Master's Degree.

Santa Margarita Catholic High School is a private co-ed high school that offers a college-preparatory education under the Diocese of Orange.  Santa Margarita Catholic High School provides a well-rounded education emphasizing the formation of the entire person.  Ranked as a top private school in the nation by the Washington Post - 2012-2013.

Interested candidiates must submit a Resume and a Santa Margarita Catholic High School Certificated Application.  Applications can be found at www.smhs.org  Please send completed application with resume to:

Pat Molica, Human Resources Manager
Santa Margarita Catholic High School
22062 Antonio Parkway
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
molicap@smhs.org


[JOB] Leapforce At Home Independent Agent Chinese Simplified (Online)
(This information was added 11.06.14)

This position is restricted to residents of the United States that are fluent in written and verbal Chinese Simplified.

Some projects require that candidates use an Android smartphone or iPhone, not provided, to complete the evaluation work.  Only Android smartphones and iPhone's are acceptable, tablets and other smart devices do not qualify at this time.

Leapforce is looking for highly educated individuals able to read and write using Chinese SIMPLIFIED for an exciting work from home opportunity.  Applicants must be self motivated and internet savvy.  This is an opportunity to evaluate and improve search engine results for one of the world's largest internet search engine companies.

Search Engine Evaluators will need to combine a passion for analysis, understanding of various online research tools and in-depth knowledge of Chinese language and culture.  Applicants must be detail oriented and have a broad range of interests.

Ideal Search Engine Evaluators will possess the following skills:

  • Have in-depth, up-to-date familiarity with Chinese social culture, media, and web culture
  • Excellent comprehension and written communication skills in English and Chinese SIMPLIFIED
  • Broad range of interests, with specific areas of expertise a plus
  • University degree or equivalent experience (degrees in-progress are acceptable). Advance degrees a plus
  • Excellent web research skills and analytical abilities
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision
  • Possess a high speed internet connect (DSL, Cable Modem, etc.)
  • Use of an Android phone version 4.1 or higher, Windows phone version 8.1 or higher, or an iPhone version 4S or higher

Search Engine Evaluators provide feedback on search engine results by measuring the relevance and usefulness of web pages in correlation to predefined queries, by providing comparative analysis of set of search engine results and various other techniques.

All candidates are required to take and pass a qualification exam before becoming a Search Engine Evaluator.  There are three parts to the exam: a theoretical component and two practical components.  Supplied study materials can be used during the exam.

Please note: We are unable to offer more than one Search Engine Evaluator position per household.

Please apply online at:

http://www.leapforceathome.com/grp/public/job/2?sref=0175525a3a665b95123e4536b5be34ca


[JOB] Part-time Mandarin teacher (Weston, MA)

(This information was added 11.05.14)

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  November 7, 2014

Start Date:  January 5, 2015

Description: Part-Time, 4 blocks and 1 after-school lab

The Cambridge School of Weston seeks a part-time Mandarin teacher beginning January 5, 2015.  CSW uses a modular system for its classes.  The job includes teaching the first three modules of Mandarin 1 (75% of the curriculum) as well as one module (the middle 33%) of the Mandarin 4 curriculum.  The teacher would also support students through a Mandarin lab after school on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:45-4:15 p.m.  We value a candidate's active interest in and sensitivity to issues of diversity and inclusion.  In addition, as a boarding and day school, we seek an individual with a desire to participate in the community beyond the classroom, which includes supporting the residential life of the school.  In addition to these qualifications, our ideal candidate understands the value of collaboration among colleagues and with students in our vibrant, art-infused school.  Moreover, he/she has the skill and experience to teach creative students with a broad range of learning styles and who com from diverse backgrounds.

Specific Responsibilities for a Mandarin Teacher include:

  • 1 block of Mandarin 1 (75 or 90 minute blocks) every day from January 5 through April 30
  • 1 block of Mandarin 4 (75 or 90 minute blocks) every day from March 30 to April 30
  • 2 days a week after-school Mandarin Lab for extra support of students from March 30 to April 30
  • Must be fluent or near-native in standard Mandarin and English

Skills and Qualifications:

  • B.A. in Chinese Language or Teaching Chinese as a second Language
  • M.A. in Chinese Language or Teaching Chinese as a second Language preferred
  • M.A. in related field with experience teaching within specific discipline will be considered
  • Experience teaching Chinese Language at the secondary school level preferred
  • Willingness to be responsive and flexible with pedagogy for our diverse student-learning population
  • Ability to adopt effectivbe technology tools to aid and support student learning

In addition to these qualifications, our ideal candidate values collaboration among colleagues and with students in our dynamic Language program.  Moreover, he/she needs to have the skill and experience to teach creative students with a broad range of learning styles and who come from diverse backgrounds.  A strong candidate will also add to the diversity of perspectives within the department.

To apply for This position:

Please send a cover letter which includes an educational philosophy, a resume and the names of three references to Mandarin Search Committee at MandarinPosition@csw.org     No phone calls please

To learn more about our school visit our website at www.csw.org

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  NOVEMBER 7, 2014


CRCC ASIA - AWARD-WINNING CHINA INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
(This information was added 11.04.14)

Are you interested in gaining international work experience and building your post-graduation job prospects? Consider doing an internship in China!  During the month of November, CRCC Asia is running its annual Scholarship Program and we are giving away 6 scholarships, totaling more than $10,000.00 for students who wish to take part in our programs in 2015.   The application is open until November 23rd 2014 and applicants will be judged on the strength of their application and phone interview, with a final decision made in the first week of December 2014.

CRCC Asia's China Internship Program provides one, two, or three month internships in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen.  Fluent English is the only language requirement and there is a program start date each month of the year.

We work with over 400 top companies in China to offer a wide range of placements across various industries including finance, law, marketing/PR, engineering, accounting, pharmaceuticals, NGO's and many others.  All accommodation and visa processing is included in the program, as well as a variety of social and business events.

CRCC Asia currently has over 4000 alumni from more than 150 countries worldwide, who have all benefited from the CRCC Asia China Internship Program.

To read about our programs, please visit www.crccasia.com and apply for one of our scholarships, please go to the www.crccasia.com  and apply to one of our scholarships, please go to http://www.crccasia.com/scholarship/application-form/

We look forward to seeing you in China soon!


FOREIGN LANGUAGE MANDARIN AND ELEMENTARY BILINGUAL MANDARIN TEACHER (LOS ANGELES, CA)
(This information was added 10.3.14)

The Los Angeles Unified School District is currently seeking credentialed candidates to teach Foreign Language Mandarin or Elementary Bilingual Mandarin.  Minimum requirements include a Bachelor's Degree, Teaching credential and No Child Left Behind Highly Qualified status.  To apply, please go to www.teachchina.com and complete an online application.
If you are interested and have any questions, please contact Jacob Guthrie at jacob.guthrie@lausd.net


TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES
(This information was added 9.30.14)

Henrico County Public Schools seeks a full-time middle-school Chinese teacher.  Contact Val Gooss, Educational Specialist, World Languages and English as a Second Language (SL), Office 804-652-3742; Cell - 804-432-0716; vpgooss@henrico.k12.va.us

MindBloom Preschool in Washington, D.C. seeks teachers who can speak and write Chinese, Spanish, Japanese and French, as well as have verbal a written proficiency in English.  Contact Director Susan Banks, mindbloompreschool.com


TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES FOR W&L GRADUATES IN CHINA
(This information was added 9.25.14)

The organization, Teaching Nomad, located in Shanghai, is interested in helping aspiring teachers find teaching positions in China.  All of their services are completely free.  The link to their website is http://www.teachingnomad.com  To review Teaching Nomad services please visit http://www.gooverseas.com/teach-abroad/china/teaching-nomad/29367


HIGH SCHOOL CHINESE TEACHER (Louisville, KY) (2014-2015)
(This information was added 3.26.14)

Bachelor's degree required with secondary teaching certificate or willingness to become certified.  Send letter of interest, resume, and transcript(s) to:

Mr. Francisco M. Espinosa, Jr
Principal
Saint Xavier High School
1609 Poplar Level Road
Louisville, KY 40217
kedlin@saintx.com
Fax: 502-634-2171