Working at Shu Ren


Working at Shu Ren

We are looking for a part-time Assistant Teacher for our Pre-Primary School in Berkeley for fall of 2014-15 school year.  This position starts in August 2014.

Responsibilities

Assistant Teachers provide clerical and instructional support in classrooms, allowing classroom teachers to devote more time to lesson planning and teaching. They work under the guidance and supervision of classroom teachers or school administrators. Specific responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to the following:

Teacher Assistants provide clerical and instructional support in classrooms, allowing classroom teachers to devote more time to lesson planning and teaching. They work under the guidance and supervision of classroom teacher and Director of the Pre-Primary School. Specific responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to the following: (1) Assisting the classroom teacher in classroom instructions; (2) Assisting in planning and preparing the learning environment, setting up interest centers and preparing needed materials and supplies;(3) Supervising the classroom when the classroom teacher is out of the room; (4) Helping with general housekeeping tasks such as preparing for snacks or cleaning toys; (5) Supervising outside playground activities; accompany and supervise students going on bathroom breaks and to the library, recess and other activities; (6) Helping with the operations of audio/visual aids (projectors, etc.); (7) Assisting the classroom teacher in any other appropriate ways.

It is also expected that the candidate will treat all children with dignity and respect; maintain confidentiality about children, their families, and other employees outside the school; attend all staff meetings and recommended training programs and conferences; participate in professional workshops that work for the improvement of early childhood education; maintain professional attitudes and loyalty to the school; follow directions given by classroom teacher and the Director of the Pre-primary School.

Qualifications

The person selected for this position shall be at least 18 years of age, in the process of becoming professionally prepared to supervise young children, and must meet the requirements of Community Care License Licensing (a minimum of 6 ECE units, 12 ECE units are preferred). This person must have a warm and friendly personality, be sensitive to the feelings and needs of others, be able to relate well to children and employees, and be willing to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with the school’s educational philosophy.  The candidate shall be able to speak Mandarin Chinese fluently and read/write Chinese.

Non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity policy

Shu Ren International School is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.  The School does not discriminnate against individuals on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender or sexual orientation.

If you are interested in applying, please send a resume and cover letter to jie.moore at shurenschool.org.