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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:

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

 

 

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.

 

5th Grade Teacher

 

Overview

Mandarin immersion public charter school in the San Francisco Bay Area seeks an experienced and dynamic 5th grade teacher to provide inclusive instruction in a nurturing environment.  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 are now K-4 with 257 students. 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 incredible school visit www.yumingschool.org

 

Job Responsibilities

The teacher will provide a nurturing and growth-minded climate conducive to learning English, Social Studies, Math and some Science

  • Create and implement an effective, high-quality, rigorous program that builds English literacy skills and multi-cultural appreciation via a variety of instructional techniques
  • Create a classroom learning environment of respect, exploration and perseverance
  • Differentiate instruction to provide for the learning needs of all students
  • Establish a culture for learning that is positive, inclusive and challenging
  • 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 informal and formal assessments
  • Utilize student data to inform classroom practice
  • 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 English speaker
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a dynamic and academically rigorous education program
  • Experience in teaching literacy, differentiating plans and some curriculum development
  • 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

 

Minimum educational level: Bachelor’s degree; Credentialed to teach elementary in California.

 

Experience preferred

  • 2+ years professional teaching experience

 

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

Cover letters should address the following questions:

1. How would you approach teaching English to a class of 50% native speakers and 50% Mandarin speakers?

2. What excites you most about Yu Ming’s ethos?

3. Do you believe that every child can acquire a place to study in a university?

 

Please limit your answers to no more than ½ page per question. 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.

 

School Counselor

 

Overview
Mandarin immersion public charter school in the San Francisco Bay Area seeks experienced and dynamic School Counselor to support the school community, including individual student intervention, developing and implementing school wide social-emotional curriculum, and providing support to students, parents, and staff.

Yu Ming Charter School 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.

Qualifications

  • Possess a strong understanding of child development, particularly as it pertains to primary education and second language acquisition.
  • Proven ability to support elementary students in a variety of developmental domains.
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree with focus on child development, special education, and/or school counseling.
  • Experience working in a K-5 grade setting.
  • A strong understanding of and commitment to supporting an inclusive and diverse school community.

Responsibilities

Including, but not be limited to:

  • Guide individual and groups of students through the development of personal, social, and educational growth plans.
  • Provide small group or individual intervention for identified students toward social and emotional growth.
  • Consult with and train teachers, parents and staff regarding children’s needs.
  • Refer children and their parents to special programs, specialists and outside agencies.
  • Participate in, coordinate and conduct activities that contribute to the effective operation of the counseling program and school.
  • Participate in and facilitate the intervention team process.
  • Plan and evaluate the counseling program.
  • Pursue continuous professional growth.
  • Other duties as assigned by administration.

Requirements

  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred.
  • Master’s degree preferred

To apply, email a cover letter and resume to http://www.ikrut.com/microsite/pages/Yu%20Ming%20Charter%20School/default.html

For more information, please visit www.yumingschool.org

Yu Ming Charter School is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Type: Full Time

Positions Available: 1

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.