Master Teacher or Assistant Director for Mandarin Program

| June 30, 2014

Job title: Master Teacher or Assistant Director for Mandarin Program

Location: New Jersey/New York

Reports to: School Director

Classification:  Salary, exempt

Work schedule: Year-round, full time, 40 hours per week

Position summary:

Oversee and manage all aspects related to student achievement, implementation of the language immersion model and academic curriculum as well as the school culture and climate.

Major responsibilities:

  • Oversees the implementation of the language immersion model through planning and supervision of daily operation
  • Supports and monitors all instructional staff including the development of professional development, mentoring, and coaching
  • Oversees the rigorous evaluation of curriculum for academic content alignment, reviews and aligns textbooks and materials
  • Coordinates and oversees student assessment
  • Oversees parent and school academic communications, conferences, meetings, progress reports and newsletters
  • Participates in open houses, forums and outreach to prospective and current families.
  • Oversee the programmatic and instructional aspects of after school, enrichment, summer and vacation camps
  • Oversees compliance with licensing regulations for early childhood and K-5 elementary programs.

Other responsibilities:

  • Order materials needed to support the program.
  • Compile data to track trends, identify issues and measure success.
  • Ensure proper coverage during school operating hours
  • Coordinates activities with the parent association


  • 3+ years’ experience as an immersion teacher and 2+ years’ administrative experience.
  • Native speaker of Mandarin
  • Master’s degree in early childhood education, elementary education, or TESOL
  • NY certification in early childhood (birth-grade 2) strongly preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with strong writing and presentation skills
  • Very well-organized and detail-oriented

Please email cover letter and resume to with “master teacher” in the subject line.