Notre Dame High School, a Catholic, college preparatory school in the Holy Cross tradition, educates the hearts and minds of students who are diverse in talent, ethnicity, and society. As a faith community, Notre Dame strives to provide each student with a rich academic background, an appropriate sense of self, an opportunity for growth, a commitment to family, community, nation, and world, and a respect for the spiritual dignity of all persons. Notre Dame faculty are expected to be men and women of integrity and able to espouse Catholic, Holy Cross, and Notre Dame mission values that will set a positive example for all students.
The Chinese teacher is a committed self-starter who will help grow enrollment in the program. The Mandarin Chinese teacher reports to the Modern and Classical Languages Department Chair, and the administrative team of Principal and Vice Principals.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Demonstrated passion and experience teaching all levels of Mandarin Chinese
Fluent in Mandarin Chinese – heritage speaker preferred, but not a requirement.
Well-versed in multiple areas of Mandarin and World Languages education.
Proficient in the use of technology in the classroom and willing to incorporate it as a strategy to engage learners.
Willingness to differentiate learning to reach a range of student learning styles.
Instruct Mandarin classes as assigned by the Department Chair.
Participate in school-wide and departmental faculty meetings and professional growth opportunities.
Engage in the life of the school community through presence at school Masses, Open House, Freshman Enrollment Day, assemblies, rallies, class retreats, sporting events, visual and performing arts events, etc.
Chaperone and supervisory responsibilities during the school day and some evening and weekend events.
Help to market and grow the Chinese program to potential students through creative outreach programs.
Meet with students and parents, as needed, during x period, before, and after school.
Write college letters of recommendation for students when appropriate.
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