• Temporary
  • Oakland

Bentley School

Reports To: K-8 Director
Position Type: Temporary from August 21, 2023 – October 13,2023

Pay Rate: $50.00 per hour


Established in 1920, Bentley School is a K-12 co-educational, independent day school located on two campuses in Oakland (K-8) and Lafayette (9-12), California. Bentley School celebrates the cultural and ethnic diversity of its community as a key strength of its program and desires faculty members who will help cultivate these shared values. Bentley School is an inclusive community that shares a vision of academic achievement, balance, and the cultivation of character. Bentley seeks a Temporary Middle School Mandarin Teacher at the K-8 campus in Oakland.




Self-motivated individuals who want to play an integral role in a dynamic school community.


Responsibilities (including but not limited to):


●      Teaching four middle school classes, levels Mandarin A to Mandarin D

●      Working with and developing daily lesson plans as needed

●      Proctoring and evaluating assessments such as: quizzes, tests, oral exams, compositions, etc.

●      Supervising playground duty, traffic duty, and study hall duties as assigned

●      Working collaboratively with administration, grade level teachers, specialists and teaching associates

●      Developing and maintaining positive relationships with colleagues, students, and families

●      Communicating effectively with parents in formal and informal conferences, written reports, newsletters, and other school-approved channels

●      Supporting and following school policies and procedures

●      Being a positive and contributing member of the Bentley community

●      Creating a positive learning environment both remotely and on campus where students thrive academically

●      Attending regular faculty and grade-level meetings

●      Attending evening and weekend special events

●      Assisting with pick up and drop off duties




●      Strong Mandarin speaking and writing skills

●      Bachelor’s degree, with a Master’s preferred

●      A desire to work with young people

●      Experience working with middle or high school students in an academic setting

●      Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in both Mandarin and English

●      Ability to work and collaborate with World Languages Department faculty




Bentley School requires all community members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and remain up to date with COVID-19 vaccine boosters.


Bentley School is an equal opportunity employer and seeks rich diversity among faculty and administration. The School offers competitive compensation and benefits. Bentley is a growth-oriented school which is reflected in our commitment to providing ample funds to support the professional development of our faculty.


How to Apply:


Please submit a letter of interest, a CV/resume, and a statement of teaching philosophy that addresses both your approach to working with students and how you approach your classroom practice.  A list with the names and contact information of three (3) references should also be included. No phone calls, please.


Qualified, interested candidates may apply for the position through online application at https://bentleyschool.bamboohr.com/careers/166

Tagged as: K-6

To apply for this job email your details to twoeser@bentleyschool.org

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