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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-Time Grade 2 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.  The Grade 2 English Teacher position is a half-time position but additional duties may be added if full-time is desired for the most qualified candidate.

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.

 

K-4 Physical Education and Recess Coach

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 physical education 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
  • 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) preferably single subject PE
  • Successful completion of CBEST and/or CSET exam
  • Minimum of 1 year of teaching preferably physical education
  • 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.  This position may be part-time or full-time position.

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
  • Two letters of recommendation (one from an immediate supervisor) dated within 12 months
  • 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 Instructional Technology Specialist

Responsibilities

Under general supervision of the Head of School, performs a variety of duties related to technology support of a school site.

  • Assists students, staff, and community volunteers in selecting and using the technology resources of the school site.
  • Assists with technology projects including Internet, software tools, student assessment, and school server access in coordination and collaboration with staff.
  • Coordinates technology-related schedules and volunteers.
  • Assists in purchase (i.e., communication with vendors and staff) and set-up of instructional technology and software for the school.
  • Submits and follows-up on work orders to repair computers and other technology equipment.
  • Responsible for managing the school server, including server-hosted applications.
  • Develops and implements backup solutions, which may include other media beyond school server.
  • Sets up, maintains and troubleshoots school-wide local area network, computers, audiovisual and all other technology equipment onsite.
  • Provides first-line technical support. Diagnoses and resolves technology issues.
  • Assists in identifying resources for instructional technology related professional development.
  • Assists with maintaining order among students who are using technology equipment.
  • Attends related in-service meetings and keeps current with site technology implementation.
  • Performs clerical tasks related to correspondence and record keeping (such as inventory).
  • Performs other directly related job duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education equivalent to high school diploma and one year general clerical experience or equivalent in technology related courses.
  • Ability to operate a variety of technology devices and equipment for the school site.
  • Proficient technology and Internet skills required.
  • Skills and knowledge of technology equipment and software.
  • Ability to assist students and staff in selection of technology materials.
  • Ability to follow written and oral directions.
  • Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Ability to work independently without close supervision.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English at the level required for effective communication and successful performance.
  • Ability to maintain harmonious and collaborative working relationships with students, staff and community.

Required

  • 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. Common building hours are 8:00am-4:00pm.  This position may be part-time or full-time position.

COMPENSATION

Hourly rate commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY

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

  • Resume
  • A cover letter
  • Two letters of recommendation (one from an immediate supervisor) dated within 12 months

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 Leader, Chinese Speaking

Responsibilities

Under general supervision of the After School Lead Teacher, 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, families and 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

  • Minimum 48 semester (or 72 quarter) units, or have passed the CBEST.
  • Prefer prior experience working with youth and/or teens.
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid, or be certified within 30 days of hire.
  • Complete YMCA child abuse prevention within 30 days of hire.
  • Provide proof of negative tuberculosis test.
  • Bilingual Chinese preferred.

COMPENSATION

Hourly rate commensurate with experience.

To Apply

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

  • Resume
  • A cover letter
  • Two letters of recommendation (one from an immediate supervisor) dated within 12 months

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.

 

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.

 

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.