30-50% FTE, Teacher in World Languages—MANDARIN

  • Anywhere

The Bay School of SF

Located in the Presidio of San Francisco, The Bay School is an independent, college preparatory high school committed to providing its students with a challenging, innovative curriculum and a collaborative, supportive community. Our staff and faculty members (“staffulty”) foster and model curiosity, critical thinking, intentionality, open dialogue, and good humor as well as a commitment to equity and inclusion within Bay and beyond. Bay students have been described as engaged in learning, self-advocates, community-oriented, thoughtful and kind.

The Bay School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender/gender identity, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to having a faculty, staff and student body that reflects the diversity of the Bay Area. We strongly encourage those with a demonstrated dedication to social justice, collaboration, innovation, and student-centered education to apply.


We are seeking a person to teach Mandarin on a 30-50% basis at The Bay School, beginning August, 2018.

This teacher will teach 3-4 Mandarin courses over the course of the school year (one to two per semester) and is expected to fulfill all of the aspects of class preparation, teaching and grading.

Each semester class meets for eighty minutes three times a week in a rotating schedule. In addition to class preparation and classroom teaching, the teacher is responsible for:

  • curricular development and alignment
  • design of skills-based formative and summative assessments
  • timely grading
  • regular communication with the student, her/his/their parents, and the student’s advisor regarding the student’s progress
  • one-on-one student tutorial as needed
  • weekly faculty and course team meetings
  • substitute and/or cover additional study halls (“Flex” blocks) during the week.

The ideal candidate

  • finds resonance with The Bay School mission, philosophy and precepts;
  • possesses a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the language or a related field;
  • has worked with high school students in some capacity (e.g as teacher, tutor, teaching assistant)
  • brings a diversity of teaching and life experience;
  • has demonstrated experience in working collaboratively and sees collaboration as a means to improvement and growth;
  • is dedicated to anti-bias and equity work and understands both culturally responsive pedagogy and the social justice dimensions of education;
  • is committed to ongoing feedback and professional growth;
  • demonstrates a passion for subject matter as well as for teaching and learning;
  • enjoys working with and inspiring high school learners in all areas of school life.

If interested in the position, please send all of the items below to: jobs@bayschoolsf.org, with the subject heading: MANDARIN

1) Cover letter describing your interest in the position

2) Resume/C.V.

3) List of references

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@bayschoolsf.org