CLTA Newsletter- Sep 2023

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Chinese Language Lecturer<br />

(Saint Louis, MO)<br />

Washington University in St. Louis<br />

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Washington<br />

University in St. Louis seeks to hire a fulltime Lecturer on the<br />

teaching track in Chinese language starting in August 2024 for the<br />

2024-2025 academic year. Responsibilities include teaching or coteaching<br />

all levels of Chinese language, working cooperatively with<br />

other teaching staff, applying new technology and developing<br />

teaching materials, and organizing and participating in the language<br />

and cultural activities. This role requires duties equivalent to a fulltime<br />

teaching load, which may include a combination of teaching and<br />

other departmental service and advising as appropriate.<br />

Initial appointments at the rank of lecturer are renewed on an annual<br />

basis, and reappointment is contingent upon a successful annual<br />

evaluation and review. Teaching track faculty will not be evaluated<br />

on or expected to engage in research or scholarship as part of their<br />

appointment.<br />

Applicant Qualifications:<br />

Applicants must have a minimum of an M.A., with strong preference<br />

for a Ph.D., in Chinese linguistics, language pedagogy, secondlanguage<br />

acquisition, Chinese literature and culture, or a related field<br />

by the time of appointment. Requirements include native or nearnative<br />

proficiency in Chinese and English, minimum of one year<br />

college-level language teaching experience, and evidence of<br />

commitment to college language education. Applicants should be<br />

able to teach or co-teach all levels of modern Chinese language, as<br />

well as develop teaching materials for our language curriculum.<br />

Applications received by December 1, <strong>2023</strong><br />

will receive full consideration.<br />

Questions about the position may be<br />

addressed to Dr. Wei Wang, search<br />

committee chair, at ealc@wustl.edu<br />

Applications should include:<br />

a cover letter describing<br />

ongoing teaching interests<br />

a current CV<br />

a statement regarding the<br />

candidate’s approach to, and<br />

experience in, language<br />

teaching<br />

a teaching demonstration<br />

(youtube link, etc.)<br />

2 sample syllabi<br />

teaching evaluations<br />

three letters of reference<br />

All application materials should be submitted via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/129404<br />

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and<br />

especially encourages applications by those underrepresented in their academic fields. It is the University’s policy to<br />

provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual<br />

orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or genetic information.

Chinese Teacher Position<br />

(Washington DC)<br />

District of Columbia International School (DCI)<br />

Position Overview:<br />

This teaching position entails instructional<br />

and planning responsibilities for providing<br />

IB Chinese education to students at DCI<br />

during the school year. This content will be<br />

taught in Chinese.<br />

Salary Range: $56,500 – $101,000<br />

(Starting salary is determined by education<br />

and years of relevant experience)<br />

Who We Are<br />

District of Columbia International School (DCI) is a public<br />

charter school serving over 1600 racially and economically<br />

diverse students in grades 6-12 from across the District of<br />

Columbia. We aim to provide our students with a worldclass<br />

education that empowers them to follow their<br />

passions and change the world. DCI’s education centers on<br />

an International Baccalaureate curriculum, advanced<br />

language learning in Chinese, Spanish, and French, and a<br />

culture focused on student agency supported by 1:1<br />

technology.<br />

DCI is hiring a full-time Chinese Language Arts Teacher. To<br />

apply, complete the application and be prepared to upload<br />

a copy of your resume and cover letter. You will need to<br />

pass a background check. No phone calls, please.<br />

Qualifications:<br />

A Master’s Degree in secondary education or this content area is preferred (Bachelor’s Degree is required). Able to meet<br />

HQT requirements under NCLB. Previous experience teaching in this content area is strongly preferred. Experience with 1:1<br />

technology a plus.<br />

Essential Attributes:<br />

Bilingual and biliterate in Chinese.<br />

Past experience teaching MYP/DP Chinese (Language A or B), IB Language and Literature, and similar AP and Honors<br />

courses.<br />

Deliver exceptional Chinese instruction, through immersion methods, to diverse learners.<br />

Plan curriculum using a deep understanding of, and integration with, the IB Language curriculum framework.<br />

Advise students, including teach an advisory class using our advisory curriculum, and support other aspects of the<br />

school’s instructional program.<br />

Ability to handle the intensity required to work in a high-performing charter school, and remain organized, responsible,<br />

and accountable.<br />

Ability to proactively manage the classroom learning environment in accordance with the school’s discipline approach to<br />

maximize student engagement and learning.<br />

Ability to accept and implement feedback received for real-time improvement.<br />

Interest and desire to engage in the IB MYP/DP and language immersion.<br />

Ability to do the professional development work needed to deliver instruction at a high level.<br />

Collaborate with general and special educators, coordinators, and leadership.<br />

High degree of communication through a variety of mediums with parents and students.<br />

Embrace French, Spanish, and Chinese cultures by leading and participating in cultural activities for faculty and<br />

students.<br />

Ensure that our 1:1 Chromebooks program is implemented effectively for students by infusing technology into<br />

instruction.<br />

Other duties as assigned.<br />

Faculty and Staff Development/Benefits:<br />

DCI is committed to the principles of servant leadership and to providing faculty and staff with the resources and training<br />

they need to provide an excellent education experience for every student and family.<br />

We have a benefits package that includes health and disability insurance and paid leave.<br />

We offer teachers daily planning time, professional development, and reasonable class sizes.<br />

Teachers and staff have the appropriate technology and support to do their work.<br />

DC International School is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching<br />

and working in a multicultural and multilingual environment. $2000 relocation Reimbursement.

在 這 美 好 的 中 秋 佳 節 ,<br />

<strong>CLTA</strong> 向 所 有 會 員 致 以 誠 摯 的 祝 福 。<br />

願 各 位 的 事 業 如 明 月 皎 潔 奪 目 ,<br />

生 活 如 閃 閃 發 光 的 夜 空 , 燦 爛 多 彩 。

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