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Yu Ming is seeking qualified candidates from the surrounding community to join our Board of Directors.

Yu Ming is now hiring for the 2018-2019 academic year!

Yu Ming Charter School seeks dynamic, innovative, and experienced educators to join our team, committed to nurturing lifelong learners who are bilingual, bicultural and able to create change in their own lives and in our community.  We seek teachers that are excited by the possibility of transforming the traditional model of education to be learner-centered through personalized and project based learning that cultivates both the cognitive and social emotional skills our students need to thrive in school and beyond.  Yu Ming teachers are leaders that thrive on exploration, collaboration, and seek to continuously learn and grow as an individual and team member. We are an Oakland based charter public school committed to providing an academically rigorous, innovative and comprehensive Chinese-English bilingual education to students from many racial, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.  Our 350 K-6 students live in nearly every zip code of Alameda County, and we will grow one grade level each year until we are at full-size (450 students, grades K-8).  Yu Ming is committed to fostering diversity and developing youth with curiosity, compassion, strong moral character and responsibility to the community and the environment.  Yu Ming is the only stand-alone immersion charter school in Alameda County, and the only stand-alone Mandarin immersion public school in the East Bay.

 We are actively recruiting potential candidates for the following positions for the 2018-2019 academic year:

Interested candidates should submit the following at our career site.

  • A cover letter, not to exceed two double-spaced pages, describing your experience with students, the most significant event in your teaching career, and your long-term goals
  • Three letters of recommendation (one from an immediate supervisor) dated within 12 months
  • Copies of valid California or out-of-state teaching credential/certificate
  • Copies of degree(s), unofficial transcripts, and CBEST and/or CSET

Application submission screening and initial phone interviews will be completed on a rolling basis. In-person interviews and performance tasks will take place on-site.

School Psychologist, Full-Time

 

Yu Ming Charter School seeks dynamic, innovative, and experienced educators to join our team, committed to nurturing lifelong learners who are bilingual, bicultural and able to create change in their own lives and in our community.  We seek team members that are are excited by the possibility of transforming the traditional model of education to be learner-centered through personalized and project based learning that cultivates both the cognitive and social emotional skills our students need to thrive in school and beyond.  Yu Ming teachers are leaders that thrive on exploration, collaboration, and seek to continuously learn and grow as an individual and team member.

About Yu Ming Charter School

Yu Ming Charter School is an Oakland based charter public school committed to providing an academically rigorous, innovative and comprehensive Chinese-English bilingual education to students from many racial, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.  Our 390 K-7 students live in nearly every zip code of Alameda County, and will grow one grade level each year until we are at full-size with grades K-8. Yu Ming is committed to fostering diversity and developing youth with curiosity, compassion, strong moral character and responsibility to the community and the environment.  Yu Ming is the only stand-alone immersion charter school in Alameda County, and the only stand-alone Mandarin immersion public school in the East Bay. To learn more about our school visit our website www.yumingschool.org.

Yu Ming Charter School is an Oakland based charter public school committed to providing an academically rigorous, innovative and comprehensive Chinese-English bilingual education to students from many racial, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.  The students in our K-8 model live in nearly every zip code of Alameda County. Yu Ming is committed to fostering diversity and developing global citizens with curiosity, compassion, strong moral character and responsibility to the community and the environment.  Yu Ming was the first Mandarin Immersion charter school in California and today is among the highest performing schools in the state. We seek team members that are excited about the possibility of transforming the traditional model of education to be learner-centered through personalized and project-based learning that cultivates both the cognitive and social emotional skills students need to thrive in school and beyond.  Yu Ming team members are leaders that are passionate about exploration, collaboration, and seek to continuously learn and grow as individuals and team-members.

Responsibilities

  • Administer tests and assessments to students as required (cognitive, adaptive, social-emotional, visual motor, auditory and academic) for initial placement and triennial reviews
  • Provide written reports analyzing, interpreting and summarizing test results, observations and information from school personnel, students and parents
  • Monitor compliance issues and provide professionally written and compliant reports and IEPs in collaboration with the IEP team
  • Participate in IEP meetings and SST meetings as needed, placement meetings, and staff development activities
  • Collaborate with school personnel, parents, and other service providers for the purpose of improving the quality of student outcomes, developing solutions, planning curriculum, and providing ability awareness
  • Observe students in a variety of settings. Capable of conducting a functional behavior assessment or other behavior intervention
  • Participate in staff meetings for program planning
  • Cooperate with social and public agencies that work with students and their families
  • Provide counseling for students as needed
  • Assists in maintenance of accurate and current student records
  • Identify at-risk children and families and refer them to the proper agencies for services
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • B.A. or B.S.
  • Valid California Pupil Personnel Services credential with a School Psychologist authorization
  • Knowledge of:
  • School Psychologist duties and responsibilities
  • Applicable State and Federal laws relating to general and special education
  • Various forms of psychological tests and assessments
  • Ability to administer and analyze psychological tests
  • Superb interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of students, colleagues and families
  • Flexibility and adaptability to change; ability to work in a dynamic, creative and start-up learning environment

Preferred

  • Masters or Doctoral degree from an accredited college or university
  • Maturity, humility, strong work ethic, sense of humor, and a solutions-oriented attitude

TIME COMMITMENT

185-day school year, 10 student-free professional development days for collaboration with colleagues. Common building hours are 8:00am-4:00pm. Position may be part-time or full-time.

COMPENSATION

Commensurate with experience and competitive with surrounding districts. Comprehensive benefits package for employee and dependents.

TO APPLY

Interested candidates should submit the following directly to Yu Ming: office@yumingschool.org, or through EdJoin or our applicant site: http://www.ikrut.com

  • A cover letter, not to exceed two double-spaced pages, describing your experience with students, the most significant event in your teaching career, and your long-term goals
  • Three letters of recommendation (one from an immediate supervisor) dated within 12 months
  • Copies of valid California or out-of-state teaching credential/certificate
  • Copies of degree(s), unofficial transcripts, and CBEST and/or CSET

Application submission screening and initial phone interviews will be completed on a rolling basis. In-person interviews and performance tasks will take place on-site.

Yu Ming Charter School is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity at all levels.

Education Specialist, Part-Time or Full-Time

 

Position Summary

The Education Specialist reports to the Yu Ming Charter School, School Psychologist. The Education Specialist will work at both Yu Ming Elementary school sites. The role of the Education Specialist is to improve students’ success in basic academics (reading, language and/or math, etc.) through implementing Yu Ming approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; modeling the necessary skills to perform assignments; providing a safe and optimal learning environment and providing feedback to students, classroom teachers, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all students realize the academic goals outlined both within their IEPs and by Yu Ming standards and realize significant gains
  • Evaluate students’ abilities in basic academics for the purpose of assisting other personnel in the diagnosis of learning disorders, development of remediation plans and/or student progress
  • Provide one-to-one or small group instruction, direct services and push in or pull out intervention as required by IEP
  • Administer standardized achievement tests, interpreting results to determine learners’ strengths and areas of need for initial, annual and triennial assessments
  • Provide accommodations and/or modifications to learners with disabilities for assignments and testing as determined by the IEP team
  • Draft and write professional and compliant IEPs
  • Instruct students for the purpose of improving their success in assigned basic academic subject areas of reading, writing and/or math
  • Manage student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment, develops behavior support plans as needed
  • Participates in various meetings as needed (IEP, SST, Parent Conferences, In Service Training, Staff Meetings etc.)
  • Provide leadership for ensuring full compliance with legal requirements as prescribed by federal law under IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act 1997) and IDEIA (Individuals with Disabilities in Education Improvement Act, 2004) and State of California Education Code
  • Collaborate with parents as educational partners and provide ability awareness as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • B.A. or B.S.
  • Valid Education Specialist Credential or enrolled in an accredited teacher preparation program working towards a credential. Must be qualified for Intern Credential at time of application.
  • Knowledge of curriculum, education code and special education law/policies
  • Skills in appropriate special subject matter
  • Perform a variety of specialized and responsible tasks: maintain records, establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, parents, other school personnel, meet schedule and compliance deadlines

Preferred

  • M.A. or M.S. in Education or Subject Area
  • Experience with Google apps and other educational technology
  • Experience with one or more of the following a plus: project-based learning, social-emotional learning, and personalized learning, service learning, interdisciplinary or IB curriculum
  • Maturity, humility, strong work ethic, sense of humor, and a solutions-oriented attitude

TIME COMMITMENT

Part-time or Full-time opportunity available; 190-day school year, 9 student-free professional development days for collaboration with colleagues. Common building hours are 8:00am-4:00pm.

COMPENSATION

Commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits package for employee and dependents.

TO APPLY

Interested candidates should submit the following at http://www.ikrut.com

  • A cover letter, not to exceed two double-spaced pages, describing your experience with students, the most significant event in your teaching career, and your long-term goals
  • Three letters of recommendation (one from an immediate supervisor) dated within 12 months
  • Copies of valid California or out-of-state teaching credential/certificate
  • Copies of degree(s), unofficial transcripts, and CBEST and/or CSET

Application submission screening and initial phone interviews will be completed on a rolling basis. In-person interviews and performance tasks will take place on-site.

After School Program Leader, Chinese Speaking or English Speaking

 

Responsibilities

Under general supervision of the After School Program Coordinator, performs a variety of duties related to supporting K-2 students in Yu Ming’s After School Program

  • Develop age appropriate educational activities and lessons designed to teach youth new skills while helping youth find their passions and interests.
  • Role model for youth Yu Ming’s Core Values
  • Promote a positive work environment and relationships with team members and school.
  • Maintain positive relationships with students,familiesand school.
  • Create opportunities for youth to experience opportunities to learn how to form close, durable human relationships with peers that support and reinforce healthy behaviors.
  • Be a role model for youth. Make an impact with your actions as well as your words. Guide them towards behaviors that help them to thrive, and away from those that are risky.

Requirements

  • At least 1-2 years prior experience working with youth and/or teens.
  • Must be a High School graduate and Associate of Arts or Science (AA or AS) degree preferred
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid, or be certified within 30 days of hire.
  • Provide proof of negative tuberculosis test.

Compensation

Hourly rate commensurate with experience.  Afternoon work schedule with 12-18 hours/week.

To Apply

Interested candidates should submit the following at http://www.ikrut.com

  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Instructional Assistant

 

Position Summary

Under the direction of school staff, work alongside homeroom teachers and Special Education staff to provide differentiated learning and extra support.  Instructs individuals, small groups or classes of students designated by teachers from different classrooms; within teacher guidelines. May be expected to prepare lesson plans, materials for lessons, and assess students’ progress.  Meets with staff and/or parents. Assists with program planning, evaluation, and revision.

Responsibilities:

  • Instruct individuals, small groups or classes of students within certificated teacher guidelines
  • May prepare lesson plans, materials for lessons, and assess student progress
  • Document student progress/activities/outcomes and provide regular feedback to student(s), classroom teachers, parents, and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc.
  • Work with students to reinforce learning of material or skills as described in an Individualized Education Plan.
  • Assist the teacher in devising special strategies for reinforcing material or skills based on a sympathetic understanding of the individual student’s needs, interests, and abilities.
  • Maintain the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about the student as is expected of fully licensed teachers.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with school personnel, parents, and other service providers for the purpose of improving the quality of student outcomes, developing solutions and planning curriculum.
  • Other duties as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experiences as a classroom aide and/or coursework in Education/Special Education preferred
  • Ability to organize data, schedules, and information collected and/or submitted by teachers
  • An aptitude to work with children and teachers; warmth, empathy and the desire to become involved in the instructional process
  • Ability to follow instruction and accept constructive suggestions and professional standards
  • Demonstrated awareness of, sensitivity to, and competence in working with families from various culturally and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to engage and work closely with a wide range of staff members
  • Maturity, humility, strong work ethic, sense of humor, and a solutions-oriented attitude

COMPENSATION

Compensation commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY

Interested candidates should apply at http://www.ikrut.com

 

Behavior Technician

About Yu Ming Charter School

Yu Ming Charter School is an Oakland based charter public school committed to providing an academically rigorous, innovative and comprehensive Mandarin-English bilingual education to students from many racial, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.  Our K-7 students live in nearly every zip code of Alameda County.  We have been fully enrolled with a long waitlist since opening in Fall 2011, and will grow one grade level each year until we are at full-size (450 students, grades K-8).  Yu Ming is committed to fostering diversity and developing youth with curiosity, compassion, strong moral character and responsibility to the community and the environment.  Yu Ming is the only stand-alone immersion charter school in Alameda County, and the only stand-alone Mandarin immersion public school in the East Bay.  To learn more about our school visit our website  www.yumingschool.org.

 

Position Summary

The Behavior Intervention Aide reports to the Yu Ming Charter School Director of Student Services and provides behavior and academic support services to identified students in the general education classroom.

The aide assists students to eliminate or replace disruptive, harmful, or negative behaviors with positive actions.  The role of the Behavior aide is to improve students’ success in the classroom by supporting the student in reaching goals for behavior changes, monitoring the student, assessing progress, and modifying behavioral plans if necessary.

 

Behavior intervention draws on multiple disciplines, including psychology, education, community health, social work, and counseling.  Because behavior intervention is aimed at modifying negative behaviors through treatment plans, the specialist will work closely with families, the school, and other support systems to assist with monitoring, implementation, and adjustment.

 

The Behavior Intervention Aide will work at the Yu Ming Middle school site and will be responsible for following through on treatment or behavior plans for Yu Ming students who require special education services as outlined in their IEPs.  The Behavior Intervention Aide will work under the supervision of a certificated Education Specialist who will provide weekly oversight, training and direction.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment.
  • Use appropriate applied behavior teaching, communication, and reinforcement techniques consistently.
  • Document student progress/activities/outcomes and provide regular feedback to classroom teachers, parents, and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc. Accurately complete all required documentation and data collection daily.
  • Work with the student to reinforce learning of material or skills as described in the IEP.
  • Assist the teacher in devising special strategies for reinforcing material or skills based on a sympathetic understanding of the individual student’s needs, interests, and abilities.
  • Assist the student throughout the school environment as necessary.
  • Supervise testing and make up work as assigned by the teacher.
  • Alert the classroom teacher to any problem or special information about the individual student in the classroom
  • Supervise, observe and assist the assigned student at all designated times, including escorting the student during all transitions as prescribed in the student’s IEP.
  • Maintain the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about the student as is expected of fully licensed teachers.
  • Create a variety of documents and materials (e.g. games, schedules, visual supports, observation and success logs, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities and promoting student growth and development.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with school personnel, parents, and other service providers for the purpose of improving the quality of student outcomes, developing solutions and planning curriculum.
  • Participate in various meetings as needed (IEP, SST, Parent Conferences, In Service Training, Staff Meetings etc.)
  • Other duties as needed

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
  • Experience working with students with Autism strongly preferred
  • Experience/knowledge of ABA practices strongly preferred
  • Coursework in Education/Special Education/Related field preferred
  • You have or are working towards certification as a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)
  • Desire and commitment to working with students with special needs required
  • Demonstrated awareness of, sensitivity to, and competence in working with families from various culturally and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to engage and work closely with a wide range of staff members
  • Maturity, humility, strong work ethic, sense of humor, and a solutions-oriented attitude

 

COMPENSATION

$21-25/hr commensurate with experience

Applicants interested in both Full-time and Part-time should apply. Comprehensive benefits package available for employee and dependents.

 

TO APPLY

Interested candidates should submit the following to the Director of Student Services (mfavero@yumingschool.org) and apply through http://www.ikrut.com

  • A cover letter, not to exceed two double-spaced pages, describing your experience with students, the most significant event in your educational career, and your long-term goals

Application submission screening and initial phone interviews will be completed on a rolling basis. In-person interviews and performance tasks will take place on-site.

Behavior Intervention Aide

 

Position Summary

The Behavior Intervention Aide reports to the Yu Ming Charter School Director of Student Services and provides behavior and academic support services to identified students in the general education classroom.

The aide assists students to eliminate or replace disruptive, harmful, or negative behaviors with positive actions.  The role of the Behavior aide is to improve students’ success in the classroom by supporting the student in reaching goals for behavior changes, monitoring the student, assessing progress, and modifying behavioral plans if necessary.

Behavior intervention draws on multiple disciplines, including psychology, education, community health, social work, and counseling.  Because behavior intervention is aimed at modifying negative behaviors through treatment plans, the specialist will work closely with families, the school, and other support systems to assist with monitoring, implementation, and adjustment.

The Behavior Intervention Aide will work at the Yu Ming Middle school site and will be responsible for following through on treatment or behavior plans for Yu Ming students who require special education services as outlined in their IEPs.  The Behavior Intervention Aide will work under the supervision of a certificated Education Specialist who will provide weekly oversight, training and direction.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment.
  • Use appropriate applied behavior teaching, communication, and reinforcement techniques consistently.
  • Document student progress/activities/outcomes and provide regular feedback to classroom teachers, parents, and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc. Accurately complete all required documentation and data collection daily.
  • Work with the student to reinforce learning of material or skills as described in the IEP.
  • Assist the teacher in devising special strategies for reinforcing material or skills based on a sympathetic understanding of the individual student’s needs, interests, and abilities.
  • Assist the student throughout the school environment as necessary.
  • Supervise testing and make up work as assigned by the teacher.
  • Alert the classroom teacher to any problem or special information about the individual student in the classroom
  • Supervise, observe and assist the assigned student at all designated times, including escorting the student during all transitions as prescribed in the student’s IEP.
  • Maintain the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about the student as is expected of fully licensed teachers.
  • Create a variety of documents and materials (e.g. games, schedules, visual supports, observation and success logs, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities and promoting student growth and development.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with school personnel, parents, and other service providers for the purpose of improving the quality of student outcomes, developing solutions and planning curriculum.
  • Participate in various meetings as needed (IEP, SST, Parent Conferences, In Service Training, Staff Meetings etc.)
  • Other duties as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
  • Experience working with students with Autism strongly preferred
  • Experience/knowledge of ABA practices strongly preferred
  • Coursework in Education/Special Education/Related field preferred
  • Desire and commitment to working with students with special needs required
  • Demonstrated awareness of, sensitivity to, and competence in working with families from various culturally and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to engage and work closely with a wide range of staff members
  • Maturity, humility, strong work ethic, sense of humor, and a solutions-oriented attitude

COMPENSATION

$21-25/hr commensurate with experience

Applicants interested in both Full-time and Part-time should apply. Comprehensive benefits package available for employee and dependents.

TO APPLY

Interested candidates should submit the following to the Director of Student Services (mfavero@yumingschool.org) and apply through http://www.ikrut.com

  • A cover letter, not to exceed two double-spaced pages, describing your experience with students, the most significant event in your educational career, and your long-term goals

Application submission screening and initial phone interviews will be completed on a rolling basis. In-person interviews and performance tasks will take place on-site.

 

 

Part-Time School Office and Nutrition Services Assistant

 

About Yu Ming Charter School

Yu Ming Charter School is an Oakland based charter public school committed to providing an academically rigorous, innovative and comprehensive Chinese-English bilingual education to students from many racial, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.  The students in our K-8 model live in nearly every zip code of Alameda County. Yu Ming is committed to fostering diversity and developing global citizens with curiosity, compassion, strong moral character and responsibility to the community and the environment.  Yu Ming was the first Mandarin Immersion charter school in California and today is among the highest performing schools in the state. We seek team members that are excited about the possibility of transforming the traditional model of education to be learner-centered through personalized and project-based learning that cultivates both the cognitive and social emotional skills students need to thrive in school and beyond.  Yu Ming team members are leaders that are passionate about exploration, collaboration, and seek to continuously learn and grow as individuals and team-members.

 

Description

Under the direction of the Operations Coordinator, the Office and Nutrition Services Assistant performs a variety of basic and entry level, clerical, operation, student supervision, and food service preparation and serving activities.

 

Representative Duties:

  • Receives public, staff and students and ensures that all visitors sign in at the front desk.

  • Sorts and delivers incoming mail and sends outgoing mail.

  • Maintain daily student attendance records.

  • Provides general information to staff, clients, and the public.

  • Prepares routine memos or other reports.

  • Copies, files, and updates paper and electronic documents.

  • Prepares and processes bills and other office documents.

  • Collects information and performs data entry.

  • Assists with traffic duty.

  • Supervises students during recess, lunch periods, before school or after school.

  • Answers phones and responds to questions and concerns expressed by families and staff.

  • Receives and checks incoming mail and packages and distributes as necessary.

  • Manages parent and staff complaints as appropriate.

  • Supplies forms and implements school procedures.

  • Provides substitutes with an orientation to the school and general information for day.

  • Following health and sanitation guidelines serve appropriate quantities of food for an assigned work-station in a timely manner according to specifications.

  • Set up work and serving areas according to daily menu; assure that serving lines are properly stocked with adequate food, beverages, condiments, and supplies for breakfast, snack and lunch services as appropriate.

  • Replenish and maintain cleanliness of food service areas as needed.

 

  • Count leftover food items and record information.

  • Compile and distribute lunch lists to each class.

  • Maintain point of sale system.

  • Store unused food items according to approved health and sanitation standards; receive, store and rotate foods and supplies in storage areas as assigned.

  • Check expiration dates when required.

  • Assist with periodic inventories as assigned.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong organizational, time management and multitasking skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; fluent in English; proficiency in Chinese or Spanish a plus.

  • Superb interpersonal skills; ability to work collaboratively with individuals from a variety of backgrounds.

  • Flexibility and adaptability to change; ability to work in a dynamic, creative and start-up learning environment.

  • Set-up food for service and serve food to students according to established procedures.

  • Operate basic kitchen equipment, appliances and utensils in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Possess or acquire a California food handler’s card,

  • Standing and walking for extended periods of time.

  • Hearing and speaking to communicate with students and food service workers, dexterity of hands and fingers to operate kitchen equipment and cash register, bending, pushing, and moving objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

  • Stoop, bend, twist, and reach (above shoulders and horizontally) and must be able to see in order to monitor food quality and quantities.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum A.A. Degree

  • Proficient with basic numbers skills

  • Accurate keyboarding skills. 40 WPM

  • Up to 1 year of general clerical experience

Salary Range: $14-16 Hourly. This is a non-exempt position and eligible for overtime compensation.

 

To Apply: Interested candidates should apply through EdJoin or our applicant site http://www.ikrut.com

Yu Ming Charter School is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity at all levels.

Part-Time Office and Development Assistant

About Yu Ming Charter School

Yu Ming Charter School is an Oakland based charter public school committed to providing an academically rigorous, innovative and comprehensive Chinese-English bilingual education to students from many racial, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.  The students in our K-8 model live in nearly every zip code of Alameda County. Yu Ming is committed to fostering diversity and developing global citizens with curiosity, compassion, strong moral character and responsibility to the community and the environment.  Yu Ming was the first Mandarin Immersion charter school in California and today is among the highest performing schools in the state. We seek team members that are excited about the possibility of transforming the traditional model of education to be learner-centered through personalized and project-based learning that cultivates both the cognitive and social emotional skills students need to thrive in school and beyond.  Yu Ming team members are leaders that are passionate about exploration, collaboration, and seek to continuously learn and grow as individuals and team-members.

 

Description

Under the direction of the Operations Coordinator, the Office and Nutrition Services Assistant performs a variety of basic and entry level, clerical, operation, student supervision, and food service preparation and serving activities.

 

Representative Duties:

  • Receives public, staff and students and ensures that all visitors sign in at the front desk.

  • Sorts and delivers incoming mail and sends outgoing mail.

  • Maintain daily student attendance records.

  • Provides general information to staff, clients, and the public.

  • Prepares routine memos or other reports.

  • Copies, files, and updates paper and electronic documents.

  • Prepares and processes bills and other office documents.

  • Collects information and performs data entry.

  • Assists with traffic duty.

  • Supervises students during recess, lunch periods, before school or after school.

  • Answers phones and responds to questions and concerns expressed by families and staff.

  • Receives and checks incoming mail and packages and distributes as necessary.

  • Manages parent and staff complaints as appropriate.

  • Supplies forms and implements school procedures.

  • Provides substitutes with an orientation to the school and general information for day.

  • Following health and sanitation guidelines serve appropriate quantities of food for an assigned work-station in a timely manner according to specifications.

  • Set up work and serving areas according to daily menu; assure that serving lines are properly stocked with adequate food, beverages, condiments, and supplies for breakfast, snack and lunch services as appropriate.

  • Replenish and maintain cleanliness of food service areas as needed.

 

  • Count leftover food items and record information.

  • Compile and distribute lunch lists to each class.

  • Maintain point of sale system.

  • Store unused food items according to approved health and sanitation standards; receive, store and rotate foods and supplies in storage areas as assigned.

  • Check expiration dates when required.

  • Assist with periodic inventories as assigned.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong organizational, time management and multitasking skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; fluent in English; proficiency in Chinese or Spanish a plus.

  • Superb interpersonal skills; ability to work collaboratively with individuals from a variety of backgrounds.

  • Flexibility and adaptability to change; ability to work in a dynamic, creative and start-up learning environment.

  • Set-up food for service and serve food to students according to established procedures.

  • Operate basic kitchen equipment, appliances and utensils in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Possess or acquire a California food handler’s card,

  • Standing and walking for extended periods of time.

  • Hearing and speaking to communicate with students and food service workers, dexterity of hands and fingers to operate kitchen equipment and cash register, bending, pushing, and moving objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

  • Stoop, bend, twist, and reach (above shoulders and horizontally) and must be able to see in order to monitor food quality and quantities.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum A.A. Degree

  • Proficient with basic numbers skills

  • Accurate keyboarding skills. 40 WPM

  • Up to 1 year of general clerical experience

Salary Range: $14-16 Hourly. This is a non-exempt position and eligible for overtime compensation.

 

To Apply: Interested candidates should apply through EdJoin or our applicant site http://www.ikrut.com

 

Yu Ming Charter School is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity at all levels.

Business Manager

About Yu Ming Charter School

Yu Ming Charter School is an Oakland based charter public school committed to providing an academically rigorous, innovative and comprehensive Chinese-English bilingual education to students from many racial, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.  The students in our K-8 model live in nearly every zip code of Alameda County. Yu Ming is committed to fostering diversity and developing global citizens with curiosity, compassion, strong moral character and responsibility to the community and the environment.  Yu Ming was the first Mandarin Immersion charter school in California and today is among the highest performing schools in the state. We seek team members that are excited about the possibility of transforming the traditional model of education to be learner-centered through personalized and project-based learning that cultivates both the cognitive and social emotional skills students need to thrive in school and beyond.  Yu Ming team members are leaders that are passionate about exploration, collaboration, and seek to continuously learn and grow as individuals and team-members.

 

Description

Under the direction of the Director of Strategy and Operations the Business Manager supports the Yu Ming Charter School mission by providing top-notch business and compliance management for the organization.  The Business Manager manages all compliance reporting, internal financial systems, and human resources systems. The successful candidate will be committed to organization, follow-through, and believe that the work we do to support the business of Yu Ming contributes to fulfilling the school mission.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Compliance – State, County, and Local Reporting

    • Ensure compliance with all local, county, and state reporting requirements in a timely and accurate matter

    • Work collaboratively with the charter school back office provider to ensure reports are submitted with accurate and high quality data

    • Serve as school administrator of CALPADS

    • Supervise and maintain student records and files to be fully compliant with state records and reporting requirements on the Student Information System and physical files

    • Make trips as needed to external partners that require hard copy documentation

  • Compliance – Charter Authorizer Compliance

    • Manage all charter authorizer compliance and reporting deadlines on Epicenter

    • Oversee all compliance areas to ensure validity of data submitted for monthly reports

    • Serve as school liaison for compliance deliverables and document/data requests.

  • Financial System

    • Manage internal financial systems as according to the charter school’s fiscal policies

    • Oversee all aspects of accounts payable processes and procedures (including employee expense reimbursements and credit card expense reconciliation) with a high degree of accuracy and efficiency

    • Manage database of vendors and vendor relationships for contracts and payments

    • Oversee all aspects of accounts receivable processes following internal control procedures and policies

    • Aligns purchasing procedures to requirements of government funding, external grants, internal practices, or other needs

    • Support in gathering data and information for financial audits

  • Human Resources

    • Manage all aspects of personnel management

    • Maintain employee files and HR filing systems

    • Process employment paperwork for onboarding and exiting staff

    • Work with charter school back office providers to process bi-monthly payroll and maintain school payroll systems

    • Act as liaison between employees and health benefits providers

    • Maintain substitute teacher lists and payment processing

  • Board Systems

    • Assist members of the Board of Directors and its committees in coordinating the noticing and reporting of their public meetings

    • Provides general administrative support to the Board of Directors and Committees of the Board including scheduling, correspondence with staff and committee members, assistance with material preparation, and meeting setup

  • Facilities and Supplies Maintenance

    • Manage facility and maintenance requests for the Upper School campus

    • Manage any facilities repair projects and work orders with contractors and vendors for the Upper School

    • Develop and monitor systems of organization for the Upper School including ordering office supplies and copier maintenance

  • Other Duties

    • Performs other duties as assigned by Head of School or Director of Strategy & Operations

    • Complete special projects as needed

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Effective and welcoming communicator with staff, scholars and families

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; fluent in English; prefer proficiency in Mandarin

  • Process oriented, analytical problem-solver that is solution-oriented

  • Ability to independently and effectively manage time in an environment with multiple work streams and competing priorities, maintaining a high degree of personal responsibility

  • Superb interpersonal skills; ability to work collaboratively with individuals from a variety of backgrounds

  • Excellent computer skills and competence with technology tools including Microsoft Office, Google Apps, and database management

  • Ability to build trust, relationships, and credibility quickly with people in various roles at all levels of an organization especially at school sites with a diverse group of students, colleagues and families

  • Flexibility and adaptability to change; ability to work in a dynamic, creative and start-up learning environment

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Three or more years of experience as a Business Manager; school background preferred but not required

  • Legal authorization to work in the United States

 

Preferred

  • Degree or experience in education, policy, finance or other related fields

 

Benefits

Our comprehensive benefits package includes excellent health and welfare benefits including medical/dental/vision coverage and paid time off.

 

To Apply

Interested candidates should apply through EdJoin or our applicant site: http://www.ikrut.com

 

Application submission screening and initial phone interviews will be completed on a rolling basis. In-person interviews and performance tasks will take place on-site.

 

Yu Ming Charter School is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity at all levels.