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Seeking High School Chinese Teacher in Wellesley, MA


Wellesley High School seeks a full-time Mandarin Chinese teacher for the 2011-2012 school year. Classes meet 5 out of every 7 days for 1 hour. S/he will be responsible for the entire high school Chinese program (years 1-4). The curriculum is formed around Cheng & Tsui's Integrated Chinese series (simplified, Level 1 Part 1 through Level 2 Part 2), and rubrics are used to assess student work. Students come from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds. The ideal teacher will have an excellent command of the Chinese language, both written and spoken, as well as an advanced command of the English language. S/he will be well-versed in the art of teaching American students and will be expected to diversify instruction, use technology, and cater to various learning styles/levels. S/he will also be willing to collaborate with and learn from the other Chinese teachers in the department to facilitate a smooth transition. Classes are to be taught solely in Chinese with few exceptions.

If you are interested in this position, please send cover letter, resume, three letters of reference, licensure and transcripts to Salvatore Petralia, Assistant Superintendent, Wellesley Public Schools, 40 Kingsbury Street, Wellesley, MA 02481 or e-mail