Master Teacher or Assistant Director for Mandarin Program

| July 10, 2014

Bilingual Buds

Location: New Jersey/New York

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. This opportunity will enable a teacher with several years’ immersion experience to work alongside another Spanish master teacher along with one to two other experienced immersion professionals  to develop coaching, mentoring and leadership skills.  This candidate would be groomed for a significant future role.  Bilingual Buds is also able to sponsor an H1B and/or green card or convert an existing H1B application to our school.  Finally, this position has long term financial incentives since it is privately owned.

Major responsibilities:

  • Oversees the implementation of the language immersion model through planing 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
  • Oversees 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


  • 5+ years’ experience as an immersion teacher
  • 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

Send cover letter and resumé to with “Master Teacher” in the subject line.

Bilingual Buds is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individuals on the basis of race, color, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, or disability.