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Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School



Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School (
in Northeast Washington, DC, is a Chinese immersion, IB PYP Applicant
School that opened in September 2008 serving Pre-K 4, Kindergarten and
First Grade in our first year. We will be adding Grade 2 next year and
will grow to Eighth Grade by 2015.

We are now hiring for the following educational positions that will begin in August 2009:

Classroom Staff (positions range from PreK to Grade 2)
* Chinese Classroom Lead Teachers
* Chinese Classroom Assistant Teachers
* Before Care & After Care Program Staff
* Duties Staff

We seek individuals committed to our mission who relish the demands of
working at a new school. All teachers and assistant teachers must have
experience in early childhood and/or elementary education and a passion
for working with children. All lead teachers must be highly qualified
as defined by NCLB and possess a bachelor’s degree in addition to
passing any applicable Praxis tests. Preference will be given to
teachers experienced with language immersion and PYP or other
inquiry-based learning frameworks. Chinese immersion teachers should be
native Chinese speakers.

Please be advised that we are unable to obtain work visas for persons employed as English lead or assistant teachers.

Basic Qualities (for all positions):
* Experienced, qualified and highly professional
* Child focused - warm, caring and supportive
* Ability to work with parents and be part of the Yu Ying community
* Team player - collaborative
* Adaptable, positive and flexible
* Commitment to ongoing professional development
* Interest in China and Chinese language

Professional Experiences (lead teaching positions only; assistant
teachers should have a Bachelor’s Degree, experience with young
children and an interest in current educational practice):

* Experience in working with early childhood and/or elementary aged students
* Experience with contemporary practices in English and Mathematics
* Experience with authentic assessment practices
* IT skills and experience/interest in integrating IT with teaching

We offer a generous benefits package that includes: health, metro,
short-term disability and more. We are within a mile of the Brookland
Metro on the red line.

Do you dare to be great? Do you want to be part of a groundbreaking,
dynamic school? If you feel this is the right school for you, we invite
you to send a letter of application specifying the position you are

Thank you for your interest in Washington Yu Ying PCS.