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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, a Mandarin immersion public charter school in the San Francisco Bay Area, is seeking experienced and dynamic teachers to provide a variety of instructional techniques to second grade students.  Yu Ming Charter School opened Fall 2011 with K-1, and will serve 200 students in grades K-3 in School Year 2013-14. 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:

  • Office Manager & After School Director
  • K-5 Mandarin Immersion Teachers
  • Lunch and Recess Supervisor for Mandarin Immersion School
  • Elementary Mandarin Immersion Teaching Assistant
  • K-5 Science and Math Specialist for Mandarin Program
  • Physical Education Teacher for Mandarin Immersion School

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

 

Office Manager & After School Director

 

Overview

New Mandarin immersion public charter school in the San Francisco Bay Area seeks experienced and organized Office Manager. 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 wonderful school visit our website www.yumingschool.org

Job Responsibilities

The Office Manager will:

Support the Principal

  • Manage correspondence from a variety of stakeholders
  • Schedule meetings, fieldtrips and conferences
  • Send out school communications
  • Order supplies and secure bids for contracts

Maintain school records

  • Organize student files in a way to ensure confidentiality and ready access for staff and parents

Act as a central point of contact for the school

  • Answer phones and respond to public enquiries about the school
  • Greet and direct visitors
  • Address questions from parents and proactively seek to educate people about the school
  • Nurture and support students who come to the office

After School Director

  • Work with our partner YMCA to provide a top quality and cost effective After School program for students
  • Contract with a number of independent contractors to provide enrichment options in addition to the YMCA program
  • Register and track students, send invoices and collect payments, assign classrooms and prepare rosters

Qualifications

The candidate for this position should have:

  • Minimum A.A. Degree
  • Three or more years of experience as an Office Manager or Administrative Assistant; school background preferred but not required
  • Strong organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a dynamic and academically rigorous education program
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Fluency in English and proficiency in Cantonese or Mandarin preferred but not essential

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. 

 

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 for Mandarin Immersion School

 

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 opened in Fall 2011 with K-1, and will serve ~250 students in grades K-4 in School Year 2014-15. 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.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma
  • Demonstrated 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

Responsibilities

IN CAFETERIA:

  • Setting up lunch including (washing/cutting fruits, loading up the plates for both G3 and G4); put everything out in advance except warm lunch by no later than 11:30am.
  • Help sort field trip lunch and notify teachers.
  • Supervises students in the cafeteria during meals.
  • Establish an efficient and orderly means of purchasing lunches/food items from the cafeteria, including handing out meal tickets.
  • Circulates among the tables during the mealtime 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.
  • Informs administration of any serious infraction of discipline rules by students.
  • Observe students not eating lunch and call to the attention of school nurse.
  • Ensures the cleanliness of tables and surrounding areas by washing tables when students leave the cafeteria. Can also guide students to do it.
  • 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.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Performs any other duties or responsibilities designated by the Principal.

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

Salary: commensurate with experience (benefits may be included)

To apply, email a cover letter and resume to http://www.ikrut.com

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.

 

Elementary Mandarin Immersion Teaching Assistant

 

Overview
New Mandarin immersion public charter school in the San Francisco Bay Area seeks experienced and dynamic teaching assistant to provide classroom support 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. 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 teaching assistant will support teachers with their instruction, classroom management, preparation and distribution of resources and small group instruction:

  • Support the classroom teacher’s instruction through help in preparation and execution
  • Work with children in small groups or 1-2-1 to support their needs
  • Plan lessons in assigned subject areas and submit to teachers
  • Lead lessons / present subject matter under the guidance of the teacher
  • Supervise students in the classrooms, halls, cafeterias and other communal areas
  • Organize and supervise games and other recreational activities to promote physical mental and social development
  • Enforce administration policies and rules governing students
  • Grade homework and tests and compute results
  • Assist teacher in monitoring, recording and presenting student progress
  • Work well with a team of Chinese and English speaking members on planning, professional development and curriculum design
  • 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 or near-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 elementary classrooms
  • 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.

Experience preferred

  • 2+ years professional classroom experience

Compensation and Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience.

To apply: We are presently accepting cover letters and resumes at  http://www.ikrut.com. Cover letters should address the following questions:

  1. What is your experience in elementary classrooms
  2. How you will support the teacher to meet the educational needs of the students and the school’s objectives

The position will be open until filled.

 

K-5 Science and Math Specialist for Mandarin Program

 

Overview
New Mandarin immersion public charter school in the San Francisco Bay Area seeks experienced and dynamic K-5 Science and Math specialist teacher to provide instruction to students in Mandarin. 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 teacher will provide a nurturing and growth-minded climate conducive to organically learning Mandarin Chinese whilst teaching content in Math and Science. The teacher will:

  • Create and implement an effective, high-quality, hands-on Science and Math program that is both aligned to CCSS and NGSS and builds bi-literacy skills
  • Create a classroom learning environment of respect, inclusion, exploration and perseverance
  • Provide for the individual learning needs of all students through differentiation strategies; gifted and talented students, below grade level students and those with IEPs
  • 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 in Science and Math using multiple measures, including formative and summative assessments
  • Utilize student data to inform classroom practice
  • Plan events and fieldtrips appropriate to the Science 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
  • Selects and requisitions instructional materials for Math and Science and maintain inventory

Qualifications

  • Native, or near native, ability in Mandarin Chinese (including understanding traditional, simplified and pinyin systems) and proficiency in English
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Experience in teaching elementary or middle school students
  • Experience teaching Science and Math (in Mandarin immersion program is preferred)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a dynamic and academically rigorous education program
  • 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
  • Credentialed as K-8 multiple subject teacher or a single subject teacher in California or an out of state equivalent

Experience preferred: 2+ years professional teaching experience, preferably in immersion with in depth subject area depth

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.

 

Physical Education Teacher for Mandarin Immersion School

 

Overview
New Mandarin immersion public charter school in the San Francisco Bay Area seeks experienced and dynamic Physical Education instructor to plan and teach classes to our K-5 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. 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 PE Teacher will enable all children of mixed ability across all grades to reach their potential in physical education:

  • Teach Physical Education to all students K-5 with the goal of building enthusiasm for exercise as well as building discrete sport skills
  • Plan and prepare lessons in advance following CA state standards
  • Carry out assessments in line with state standards from 5th grade up
  • Create a learning environment of respect, inclusion and perseverance
  • Coordinate and participate in sports activities throughout the year (such as Field Day)
  • Coordinate school teams, arrange fixtures, book facilities etc.
  • Communicate with parents on student progress in PE and complete report card grades each trimester
  • Enforce administration policies and rules governing students whilst promoting the well-being of students
  • Maintain resources for PE and renew within the budgetary allowance
  • 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
  • Attend important staff training and school events as identified by the Principal

Qualifications

  • Native or near-native ability in oral Mandarin Chinese
  • Experience teaching PE to elementary students
  • 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-12 single subject Physical Education teacher

Minimum educational level: Bachelor’s degree.

Experience preferred: 2+ years professional experience teaching to K-12 students

Compensation and Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience.

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