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Part Time Chinese (Mandarin) Teacher

La Salle High School (Pasadena)






La Salle College Preparatory is seeking a talented educator to teach Chinese (Mandarin) 1 and AP Chinese (Mandarin) in the World Languages Department. The Department seeks to imbue its students with both a spoken and written understanding of a world language. We are also seeking a World Languages Department Chair, so please indicate if you have interest and experience in this role.

Model the characteristics of a Catholic, Lasallian educator;
Actively support La Salle’s Mission, Philosophy and ISOs;
Design and/or implement courses and units that effectively promote department outcomes and adhere to the scope and sequence as determined by the department;
Plan what students will learn, how they will learn, and how they will be assessed within a framework that features common assignments and assessments appropriate to the grade level within the academic discipline;
Engage students in an active, effective learning environment;
Collaborate with peers to develop, review and improve curriculum;
Provide regular and varied assessments of student learning to compile appropriate grades and properly determine what and how all students are learning;
Communicate consistently with students, parents and school personnel;
Demonstrate a commitment to professional growth, including sharing best practices in pedagogy and educational technology;
Work with appropriate administrators, the Learning Specialist, and/or counselors to support students that may have special learning needs;
Keep current and complete grading and attendance records;
Prefect and supervise students outside of the classroom;
Actively support the co-curricular programs of the school.
La Salle College Preparatory will offer a competitive salary. Position begins August 1, 2021.

La Salle is an independent co-educational Catholic school serving students in grades 9-12 located in Pasadena, California. The school collaborates with the families it serves to provide a challenging, Catholic education for young men and women in the philosophy and traditions of the De La Salle Christian Brothers. This tradition, grounded in the values of St. John Baptist de La Salle, educates the whole person while emphasizing family spirit in a nurturing, caring environment, attentive to the moral, spiritual and religious development of students.
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Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:


Undergraduate degree in Chinese (Mandarin);
Ability to work collaboratively to promote student learning;
Teaching credential or work towards it.

Master’s Degree
Experience working with high school students;
Experience as a classroom teacher;
Experience with web-based learning, SmartBoards and 1:1 (e.g.iPads) classroom settings;
Experience in a Catholic high school setting.
Experience teaching in a hybrid model

Information/Application Contact

La Salle High School (Pasadena)

3880 East Sierra Madre Blvd.

Pasadena, CA 91107