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Yu Ming Charter School is a public Mandarin immersion school. We opened in Fall 2011 with K-1, and will serve ~300 students in grades K-5 in school year 2015-16. We are growing into a K-8 school. Yu Ming is committed to fostering diversity and developing youth with curiosity, compassion, strong moral character and responsibility to the community and the environment.

We are actively recruiting potential candidates for the following positions:

If you are interested in applying, please send a cover letter and resume on our career site.

 

Substitute Teacher for Mandarin Immersion Classrooms, K-5

 

Overview

Successful Mandarin immersion public charter school in Oakland, California seeks Mandarin Substitute Teachers to substitute in classroom instruction when needed.  The school operates an academically rigorous K-8 program to graduate students who are bilingual, bi-literate and bicultural in Chinese and English, and develop youth with curiosity, compassion, strong moral character and community responsibility.  The school opened in Fall 2011, has been fully enrolled with a waitlist since founding, and has an Academic Performance Index of 944 (out of 1000).  The school will serve over 300 students in grades K-5 in the 2015-2016 school year, and will grow to serve 450 students in grades K-8.  Yu Ming is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization.

 

Job Description

The substitute’s duties include:

• Teaching all academic areas based on the provided lesson plan

• Supervising students

• Following school expectations to ensure the safety of the students

 

Qualifications

The person who applies this person should:

• Enjoy working with children and assist students to learn

• Have minimum of 2 years of experience teaching in respective grade level, preferably in an immersion program

• Be bilingual in Mandarin Chinese and English

• Have a substitute teaching permit: Bachelor’s degree and CBEST (http://www.ctc.ca.gov)

• Have authorization to work in the US

• Be able to pass a Live scan background check permitting employment in a school / childcare facility

 

Compensation

• $140/day

 

To apply:  Please send a cover letters and resume at http://bit.ly/1Knod9X

 

K-5 Mandarin Immersion Teachers

 

Overview

New Mandarin immersion public charter school in the San Francisco Bay Area seeks experienced and dynamic K-5 teachers to provide a variety of instructional techniques to kindergarten through grade 2 students. Yu Ming Charter School was unanimously approved by the Alameda County Office (ACOE) Board of Education and opened in Fall 2011 with 104 students in grades K-1, we now have 257 students in K-4. Yu Ming is committed to fostering diversity and developing youth with curiosity, compassion, strong moral character and responsibility to the community and the environment. To learn more about our school visit our website  www.yumingschool.org

Job Responsibilities

The teachers will provide a nurturing and growth-minded climate conducive to organically learning Mandarin Chinese and all standard subjects (e.g. math, science, social studies, life skills, Mandarin):

  • Create and implement an effective, high-quality, rigorous program that builds bi-literacy skills and multi-cultural appreciation via a variety of instructional techniques
  • Create a classroom learning environment of respect, exploration and perseverance
  • Provide for the individual learning needs of all students; gifted and talented students, below grade level students and those with IEPs
  • Establish a culture for learning that is positive, inclusive and challenging with highly differentiated lesson plans
  • Develop Chinese immersion curriculum using research-based best practices which also meets CA state standards
  • Work well with a team of Chinese and English speaking members on planning, professional development, curriculum design, and teaching responsibilities
  • Communicate with families regarding student progress, ideas and support for learning
  • Assess and monitor each student’s academic and language proficiency growth using multiple measures, including formative and summative assessments
  • Utilize student data to inform classroom practice
  • Plan events and fieldtrips appropriate to the curriculum
  • Assume responsibility, with other members of staff, for specified duties which include; yard duty, early and post dismissal supervision, helping with school projects, joining a school wide task force

Qualifications

  • Native ability in Mandarin Chinese (including understanding traditional, simplified and pinyin systems) and proficiency in English
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a dynamic and academically rigorous education program
  • Experience in teaching related to dual-immersion and Mandarin language development
  • Entrepreneurial passion; the ability to thrive in the excitement and ambiguity of a start-up environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Superb interpersonal skills; ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of students, parents and colleagues
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States and credentialed as K-8 teacher in California or an out of state equivalent

Minimum educational level: Bachelor’s degree; Credentialed to teach elementary in California (or out of state equivalency for transferal)

Experience preferred

  • 2+ years professional teaching experience, preferably in immersion or foreign language

Compensation and Benefits:  Salary commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits package offered for employee and dependents.

To apply: We are presently accepting cover letters and resumes at http://www.ikrut.com The position will be open until filled.

Lunch and Recess Supervisor

 

Overview

Mandarin immersion public charter school in the San Francisco Bay Area seeks a Lunch and Recess Supervisor to maintain an orderly, safe, and fun atmosphere at recess and a calm and responsible environment at lunch. Yu Ming Charter School was unanimously approved by the Alameda County Office (ACOE) Board of Education and opened in the Fall of 2011 with 104 students in grades K-1. We now have 307 students in K-5. Yu Ming is committed to fostering diversity and developing youth with curiosity, compassion, strong moral character and responsibility to the community and the environment. To learn more about our school visit our website www.yumingschool.org

Qualifications

  • High school diploma.
  • Demonstrates an ability to work successfully with children and adults.
  • Good physical health and ability to perform assigned duties.
  • Required criminal history background check and proof of US citizenship or legal resident alien status.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Current Food Safety certification

Responsibilities

IN CAFETERIA:

• Wait for RevFoods to arrive to the campus. Ensure all purchased lunches arrive to the campus by counting all lunches.

• Set up lunch (washing/cutting fruits, loading up the plates for both G3 and G4); put everything out in advance except warm lunch by no later than 11:45am.

• Work with parent volunteers to put all the lunches together.

• Help sort field trip lunch and notify teachers.

• Make sure the lunchroom behavior is managed.

• Reinforce positive behavior by passing out ‘Gotcha’ tickets. ( Gotcha tickets is a Yu Ming reward system.)

• Circulate the lunchroom so as to be available to children who need help or resolve problems that arise.

• Help students develop proper eating habits in the areas of manners and nutrition.

• Inform administration of any serious infraction of discipline rules by students.

• Observe students not eating lunch and call to the attention of school nurse.

• Ensure the cleanliness of tables and surrounding areas by washing tables when students leave the cafeteria. Can also guide parent helpers to assist in this duty.

• Assist in establishing, implementing and supervising orderly disposal of food waste, return of trays and dismissal from the cafeteria.

• Keep students until they have eaten most of their meal.

• Informing office if lunch has not arrived by 10:30am.

• Perform other related duties as assigned.

• Performs any other duties or responsibilities designated by the Principal and or lunch and recess manager.

AT RECESS:

• Fix equipment (to the best of ability).

• Inform office if equipment is broken/missing.

• Collect equipment from neighbors.

• Storage cupboard kept in orderly condition.

• Add rules – establishing rules for play posting & enforcing them.

• Supervise students and maintain a cooperative atmosphere during recess.

• Circulate among students and attempt to resolve minor problems as they arise.

• Provide playground equipment and assume responsibility for daily storage after each recess.

• Assist in organizing various play activities and games as approved by building administration.

• Supervise dismissal of students from playground area.

• Fill out ouch report.

• Inform building administration immediately of any serious disciplinary problems.

• Question any non-school visitors and refer them to main office to sign in.

• Keep building administration informed of any safety concerns.

• Establish and maintain a safe environment during recess.

• Perform other duties or responsibilities designated by the Principal/Office Manager.

Salary: $15 per hour

Please apply at

http://www.ikrut.com/microsite/Microsite.ashx?cid=822c54ea-6cf9-4fa7-9e3b-0fa8a1ce9193

For more information, please visit www.yumingschool.org

Position Type: Part Time

Equal Opportunity Employer

Yu Ming Charter School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

 

Behavior Intervention Aide

Overview


Successful Mandarin immersion public charter school in Oakland, California seeks an experienced Behavior Intervention Aide. The school operates an academically rigorous K-8 program to graduate students who are bilingual, bi-literate and bicultural in Chinese and English, and develop youth with curiosity, compassion, strong moral character and community responsibility. The school opened in Fall 2011, has been fully enrolled with a waitlist since founding, and has an Academic Performance Index of 944 (out of 1000). The school will serve over 300 students in grades K-5 in the 2015-2016 school year, and will grow to serve 450 students in grades K-8. Yu Ming is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization.

Position Summary: The Behavior Intervention Aide provides behavior and academic support services to identified students in the general education classroom. Part time position, approximately 15 hours per week. The aide reports to the Yu Ming Charter School, Education Coordinator and assists students to eliminate or replace disruptive, harmful, or negative behaviors with positive actions. 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 both Yu Ming Elementary school sites 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 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.

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 student(s), 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

Education and Experience:
• 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
• Mandarin language skills desirable but not required
• 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

Salary
Based upon experience.

How to Apply
To submit your resume, cover letter, and other materials, please visit:

http://www.ikrut.com/microsite/pages/Yu%20Ming%20Charter%20School/default.html

For more information, please visit www.yumingschool.org
Start Date
A start date is contingent upon fingerprint clearance from the California Department of Justice. Fingerprints will be taken at the time an applicant is offered and accepts employment.
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.

 

Long-Term Substitute Teacher for Mandarin Immersion 2nd Grade Classroom

Overview
Successful Mandarin immersion public charter school in Oakland, California seeks a long-term Mandarin Substitute Teacher to substitute in a second grade classroom.   The school operates an academically rigorous K-5 program to graduate students who are bilingual, bi-literate and bicultural in Chinese and English, and develop youth with curiosity, compassion, strong moral character and community responsibility.  The school opened in Fall 2011, has been fully enrolled with a waitlist since founding, and has an Academic Performance Index of 944 (out of 1000).  The school currently serves over 300 students in grades K-5, and will grow to serve 450 students in grades K-8.  Yu Ming is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization.
Job Description
The substitute’s duties include:
• Creating plan and teaching all academic areas based on the curriculum map/plan
• Supervising students
• Following school expectations to ensure the safety of the students
Qualifications
The person who applies this person should:
• Enjoy working with children and assist students to learn
• Have minimum of 2 years of experience teaching in respective grade level, preferably in an immersion program
• Be bilingual in Mandarin Chinese and English
• Have a substitute teaching permit: Bachelor’s degree and CBEST (http://www.ctc.ca.gov)
• Have authorization to work in the US
• Be able to pass a Live scan background check permitting employment in a school / childcare facility
Compensation
• $140/day
To apply:  Please send a cover letters and resume at http://bit.ly/1Knod9X

 

Behavior Intervention Specialist

 

Position Summary

The Behavior Intervention Specialist reports to the Yu Ming Charter School, School Psychologist. The Behavior Intervention Specialist assists students to eliminate or replace disruptive, harmful, or negative behaviors with positive actions. 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. Challenging and disruptive behaviors may be caused by emotional stress, learning disabilities, or medical conditions.

 

The Behavior Intervention Specialist will work at both Yu Ming Elementary school sites 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 role of the Behavior Specialist is to improve students’ success in the classroom by setting goals for behavior changes, monitoring the student, assessing progress, and modifying behavioral plans if necessary.

 

Responsibilities

• Manage student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment, help develop behavior support plans as needed

• Document student progress/activities/outcomes; model the necessary skills to behave appropriately in the classroom; provide feedback to student(s), classroom teachers, parents, and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc.

• Implement all site rules and safety regulations within the structure of the Yu Ming Charter School classroom culture

• Report any unsafe conditions, including equipment, to administrators immediately

• Utilize appropriate disciplinary procedures and techniques in accordance with the school site discipline plan

• 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.

• Participates in various meetings as needed (IEP, SST, Parent Conferences, In Service Training, Staff Meetings etc.)

• Collaborate with parents as educational partners and provide ability awareness as needed

• Other duties as needed

 

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree

• At least 2 years’ experience providing behavioral support for students with special needs, including conducting Functional Analysis of behavior, experience developing behavior intervention plans, and providing support for implementation strongly preferred.

• Ability to develop a safe and successful positive behavior plan designed to reduce the number of disruptive behaviors in the classroom and the community.

• Certificate or previous experience managing and/or teaching groups of elementary-age students is strongly preferred

• Must have firm understanding of psychology and behavioral issues, as well as an ability to develop plans for improving students’ progress in the school setting.

• 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

• Ability to learn laws, rules, practices and procedures related to public education and specific to Yu Ming Charter School

• Fluency in English and Mandarin a plus

• Flexibility and a willingness to learn

• Thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment

• Abilities to stand and walk for prolonged periods

• Possession of a valid California driver’s license: willingness to provide own transportation in conduct of work assignments.

 

Salary

Based upon experience.

 

How to Apply

To submit your resume, cover letter, and other materials, please visit:

http://www.ikrut.com/microsite/pages/Yu%20Ming%20Charter%20School/default.html

For more information, please visit www.yumingschool.org

Start Date

A start date is contingent upon fingerprint clearance from the California Department of Justice. Fingerprints will be taken at the time an applicant is offered and accepts employment.

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.