Upper School Long Term Chinese Language Substitute Teacher
Sidwell Friends, a coeducational Quaker day school with campuses in Bethesda, MD and Washington, DC, seeks a long-term Chinese Language substitute teacher for students in grades 9-12. The position is part-time (.80) in the 3rd quarter (teaching four language classes from January to late March in 2022).Required qualifications include experience teaching Chinese; familiarity with Chinese language pedagogy; experience in China; strong background in Chinese culture and literature and native or near-native proficiency in spoken and written Chinese; a bachelor's degree; proficiency with technology; a commitment to working cooperatively with other Chinese teachers to maintain a strong language program; strong interpersonal skills and comfort in dealing with multiple and diverse constituencies.The most desirable candidates will also be able to demonstrate proficiency using digital and online platforms and proven effectiveness as a classroom teacher in a brick-and-mortar setting. This position requires teaching in person.As a condition of employment, all employees hired after August 1, 2021 are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and able to provide proof of such vaccination. To make application for a medical or religious exemption, please contact the human resources department.Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references via the Sidwell Friends on-line application system.