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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:

We are actively recruiting potential candidates for the following positions for the current 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.

 

Founding Upper School Math and Science Teacher (Grades 5-6)

Yu Ming Charter School seeks dynamic, innovative, and experienced educators to become founding members of our Upper School team, committed to nurturing lifelong learners who are bilingual, bicultural and able to create change in their own lives and in our community. Upper School founding teachers 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. Founding teachers are leaders and excited by the opportunity to build the Yu Ming Upper School experience from the ground up, thrive on collaboration, and seek to continuously learn and grow as an individual and team member.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement Common Core State Standards-aligned units of study and lessons that build and integrate rigorous, learner-centered, project-based learning experiences
  • Personalize learning by teaching effectively to the diversity of students in the classroom and ensuring student mastery of academic skills
  • Assess and analyze student achievement using a variety of means to collect and report on data, make strategic planning decisions, and tailor instruction to meet individual student needs
  • Use educational technology to support instruction, develop and deliver content and skill benchmarks, organize instructional materials, and track student progress
  • Serve as an Advisory leader to a grade level cohort of students, acting as the primary trusted adult and family liaison and supporting students in community building, character development, and academic progress monitoring
  • Establish a strong classroom culture for learning that is positive, inclusive, restorative, and contributes to the broader school community
  • Provide access and results for all students (i.e. above and below grade level, with IEP’s, English Learners) and integrate needed differentiation, interventions, accommodations, and extensions
  • Actively collaborate with all colleagues, 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 a high-level of professionalism including meeting deadlines and commitments to self and the community
  • Contribute unique strengths to the development and design of the new school as a founding teacher

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • B.A. or B.S.
  • Appropriate California Credential (or transferable out of state equivalency)
  • Successful completion of CBEST and/or CSET exam; CLAD or BCLAD
  • Minimum of three years experience teaching in relevant grade(s) or subject
  • Understanding of the Common Core State Standards for Next Generation Science and Mathematics, including the Standards for Mathematical Practice
  • 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

  • M.A. or M.S. in Education or Subject Area
  • Experience with Google apps and other educational technology
  • Bilingual in Mandarin or working knowledge a plus
  • 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, and 2 stipended weeks during the summer of 2016 prior to school opening. Common building hours are 8:00am-4:00pm.

COMPENSATION

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

 

K-4 Mandarin Immersion Teachers

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.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement Common Core State Standards-aligned units of study and lessons that build and integrate rigorous and student-centered learning experiences in Mandarin Chinese and all standard subjects (i.e. language arts, mathematics, social science, science)
  • Personalize learning by teaching effectively to the diversity of students in the classroom and ensuring student mastery of academic skills
  • Assess and analyze student achievement using a variety of means to collect and report on data, make strategic planning decisions, and tailor instruction to meet individual student needs
  • Use educational technology to support instruction, develop and deliver content and skill benchmarks, organize instructional materials, and track student progress
  • Establish a strong classroom culture for learning that is positive, inclusive, restorative, and contributes to the broader school community
  • Provide access and results for all students (i.e. above and below grade level, with IEP’s, English Learners) and integrate needed differentiation, interventions, accommodations, and extensions
  • Actively collaborate with all colleagues, 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 a high-level of professionalism including meeting deadlines and commitments to self and the community

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Native ability in Mandarin Chinese (including simplified and pinyin systems) and proficiency in English
  • Experience in teaching related to dual-immersion and Mandarin language development
  • B.A. or B.S.
  • Appropriate California Credential (or transferable out of state equivalency)
  • Successful completion of CBEST and/or CSET exam; CLAD or BCLAD
  • Minimum of three years experience teaching in relevant grade(s) or subject
  • 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

  • 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

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.

 

Part-Time Upper School Technology Lab/Computer Science Teacher (Grades 5-6)

Yu Ming Charter School seeks dynamic, innovative, and experienced educators to become founding members of our Upper School team, committed to nurturing lifelong learners who are bilingual, bicultural and able to create change in their own lives and in our community.  Upper School founding teachers 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.  Founding teachers are leaders and excited by the opportunity to build the Yu Ming Upper School experience from the ground up, thrive on 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 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.  To learn more about our school visit our website  www.yumingschool.org.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement Common Core State Standards-aligned units of study and lessons that build and integrate rigorous, learner-centered, project-based learning experiences
  • Personalize learning by teaching effectively to the diversity of students in the classroom and ensuring student mastery of academic skills
  • Assess and analyze student achievement using a variety of means to collect and report on data, make strategic planning decisions, and tailor instruction to meet individual student needs
  • Use educational technology to support instruction, develop and deliver content and skill benchmarks, organize instructional materials, and track student progress
  • Serve as an Advisory leader to a grade level cohort of students, acting as the primary trusted adult and family liaison and supporting students in community building, character development, and academic progress monitoring
  • Establish a strong classroom culture for learning that is positive, inclusive, restorative, and contributes to the broader school community
  • Provide access and results for all students (i.e. above and below grade level, with IEP’s, English Learners) and integrate needed differentiation, interventions, accommodations, and extensions
  • Actively collaborate with all colleagues, 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 a high-level of professionalism including meeting deadlines and commitments to self and the community
  • Contribute unique strengths to the development and design of the new school as a founding teacher

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • B.A. or B.S.
  • Appropriate California Credential (or transferable out of state equivalency)
  • Successful completion of CBEST and/or CSET exam; CLAD or BCLAD
  • Minimum of three years experience teaching in relevant grade(s) or subject
  • Demonstrated ability to program computers in several languages and to teach students to code
  • 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

  • M.A. or M.S. in Education or Subject Area
  • Experience with Google apps and other educational technology
  • Bilingual in Mandarin or working knowledge a plus
  • 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 of a 190-day school year, 9 student-free professional development days for collaboration with colleagues, and 2 stipended weeks during the summer of 2016 prior to school opening. Common building hours are 8:00am-4:00pm for Full-time teachers.

COMPENSATION

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

 

Elementary Resource Teacher

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 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.

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.

 

K-6 Mandarin Physical Education Teacher

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement lesson plans and activities aligned with Common Core State Standards
  • Personalize learning by teaching effectively to the diversity of students in the classroom and ensuring student mastery of academic skills
  • Assess and analyze student achievement using a variety of means to collect and report on data, make strategic planning decisions, and tailor instruction to meet individual student needs
  • Establish a strong classroom culture for learning that is positive, inclusive, restorative, and contributes to the broader school community
  • Provide access and results for all students (i.e. above and below grade level, with IEP’s, English Learners) and integrate needed differentiation, interventions, accommodations, and extensions
  • Actively collaborate with all colleagues, 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 a high-level of professionalism including meeting deadlines and commitments to self and the community

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Native ability in Mandarin Chinese and proficiency in English
  • B.A. or B.S.
  • Appropriate California Credential (or transferable out of state equivalency) preferably single subject PE
  • Successful completion of CBEST and/or CSET exam
  • Minimum of 1 year of teaching preferably physical education
  • 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

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.

 

K-4 English Teacher

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement Common Core State Standards-aligned units of study and lessons that build and integrate rigorous and student-centered learning experiences in English in partnership with Mandarin Chinese co-teacher leading other subjects (i.e. Chinese language arts, mathematics, social science, science)

  • Personalize learning by teaching effectively to the diversity of students in the classroom and ensuring student mastery of academic skills

  • Assess and analyze student achievement using a variety of means to collect and report on data, make strategic planning decisions, and tailor instruction to meet individual student needs

  • Use educational technology to support instruction, develop and deliver content and skill benchmarks, organize instructional materials, and track student progress

  • Establish a strong classroom culture for learning that is positive, inclusive, restorative, and contributes to the broader school community

  • Provide access and results for all students (i.e. above and below grade level, with IEP’s, English Learners) and integrate needed differentiation, interventions, accommodations, and extensions

  • Actively collaborate with all colleagues, 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 a high-level of professionalism including meeting deadlines and commitments to self and the community

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • B.A. or B.S.

  • Appropriate California Credential (or transferable out of state equivalency)

  • Successful completion of CBEST and/or CSET exam; CLAD or BCLAD

  • Minimum of three years experience teaching in relevant grade(s) or subject

  • 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

  • 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

  • Experience in teaching in dual-immersion and or Mandarin language development settings a plus

  • 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.

 

School Psychologist

Position Summary

The School Psychologist will work at both Yu Ming Elementary school sites and will be responsible for managing the IEP caseload for Yu Ming students who require special education services as outlined in their IEPs and provide a program of psychological services for all students at Yu Ming. The school psychologist will be responsible for the identification, placement, and case management of students referred for special education assessment. S/He will also provide consultation to teachers and both individual and group counseling to meet the social, emotional and educational needs of students in regular and special education.

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 provides professionally written and compliant reports and IEPs

  • Facilitate IEP meetings. Participate in SST meetings, 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

  • Coordinate referral and assessment procedures and facilitate the coordination of IEP team meetings and implementation of special education services (Speech, Occupational therapy, etc.)

  • 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

  • Provide leadership for assuring 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

  • 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 degree from an accredited college or university

  • Fluency in Mandarin

  • Maturity, humility, strong work ethic, sense of humor, and a solutions-oriented attitude

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 degree(s), unofficial transcripts, and valid California Pupil Personnel Services credential with a School Psychologist authorization

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 Resource Specialist

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 assuring 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

  • Experience in teaching in dual-immersion and or Mandarin language development settings a plus

  • 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.

Substitute Teacher for Mandarin Immersion Classrooms, K-5

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 our career site

 

Lunch and Recess Supervisor

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

AT LUNCH:

  • Work with parent volunteers to assemble and serve student lunches
  • Reinforce school’s positive behavior system
  • Effectively implement school rules and expectations
  • Actively supervise, circulating amongst and interact with students and adults
  • Help students develop proper eating habits in the areas of manners and nutrition
  • Assist with the daily clean-up maintenance of the lunchroom playground and encourage students to take responsibility in helping keep their campus clean

AT RECESS:

  • Prioritize the student’s safety and well-being at all times on the playground
  • Supervise students and maintain a cooperative atmosphere during recess
  • Provide a safe environment where safe and fair play occurs for all students
  • Assist with the daily clean-up maintenance of the playground and encourage students to take responsibility in helping keep their campus clean
  • Consistently communicate both areas of improvement and celebrations to teachers, staff, parents, etc.
  • Consistently implement support plans for all identified students to maximize success for all students
  • Support with conflict resolutions and restorative justice circles
  • Administer Yu Ming’s student policies and procedures (i.e. attendance, dress code, etc.)
  • Set clear short- and long-term goals to further your work experience and growth
  • Abide by all state and federal reporting mandates
  • Manage and maintain all sports and recess equipment
  • Perform other duties or responsibilities designated by the Principal/Office Manager.

Position Type: Part Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience.

 

Behavior Intervention Aide

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

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
  • 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

 

 

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