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Interested in serving on the Yu Ming Board of Directors?

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

 

Interested in job opportunities at Yu Ming?

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 310 K-5 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.

We are actively recruiting potential candidates for the following positions for the 2016-2017 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.

 

 

Part- or Full-Time Resource Teacher/Education Specialist

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement Common Core State Standards-aligned lessons for individuals and small groups  that build and integrate rigorous and student-centered learning experiences which are based upon an individual student’s academic, behavioral, social and emotional needs and goals
  • Assess and analyze student achievement using a variety of means to collect and report on data, make strategic planning decisions, and tailoring small group instruction to meet individual student needs
  • Provide accommodations, modifications, and differentiation needed for students to be successful in the general education classroom as determined by individual student IEPs, 504 plans, and behavior plans
  • Assist in the creation and delivery of IEPs and participate in IEP meetings
  • Use educational technology to support instruction, develop and deliver content and skill benchmarks, organize instructional materials, and track student progress
  • Actively collaborate with all colleagues including general education teachers, administration, and related service providers  as well as contribute pedagogical knowledge and expertise, and provide shared stewardship of the school
  • Plan and pursue a program of personal professional growth and participate in both internal and external professional development activities
  • Build meaningful relationships and communicate effectively with students, families, colleagues, and other school stakeholders
  • Maintain frequent communication and collaboration with families, colleagues, and related service providers
  • Maintain a high-level of professionalism including meeting deadlines and commitments to self and the community

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Minimum of three years experience teaching students with disabilities in a general education or resource setting
  • Experience in teaching at the elementary (K-6) level
  • B.A. or B.S. in Special Education or related field
  • Appropriate California Credential (or transferable out of state equivalency)
  • Successful completion of CBEST and/or CSET exam; CLAD or BCLAD
  • Understanding of the Common Core State Standards
  • Superb interpersonal 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
  • Driven adult learner dedicated to his or her own professional growth, including learning new and innovative teaching practices

Preferred

  • Native ability in Mandarin Chinese (including simplified and pinyin systems) and proficiency in English strongly preferred
  • M.A. or M.S. in Education or related field preferred
  • 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

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.
 

Please apply at our career site

For more information, please visit www.yumingschool.org
Yu Ming Charter School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Yu Ming Charter School expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.