Mandarin Teacher - Elementary Level

International Community School - Singapore

School Info:

Name:International Community School - Singapore


Job Posting Title: Elementary School Mandarin

School Background: International Community School is located in the modern, efficient, island nation of Singapore.     English is one of Singapore’s four official languages, so those moving to Singapore usually have no difficulty in settling into and getting around in the city.

ICS - Singapore has a Kindergarten-Grade Twelve program that follows an American-based curriculum with some modifications to reflect its Southeast Asian environment. ICS-Singapore is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) as well as the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), and our graduates have been accepted by an array of American and international universities.

ICS - Singapore strives to challenge its students to explore God's world around them through creative hands-on projects as well as teacher-student dialogue and interaction, while at the same time establishing a high standard of achievement. ICS encourages its students to use their unique gifts to stimulate them to think beyond the memorization of facts and apply the knowledge they have gained.  Our teachers are the most important part of our curriculum, and they treat each student with love and respect while at the same time exercising firm discipline when necessary. Integration of Christian character and Biblical teachings into our curriculum is a major focus of ICS.

ob Summary: The ICS Mandarin Teacher provides quality instruction to students by utilizing research based, developmentally appropriate pedagogical strategies to increase students' Mandarin proficiency in the areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. He/She is responsible for collaborating with colleagues to plan and implement standards-based assessments and lessons. He/She also closely monitors student progress, provides timely feedback to students, and consistently communicates student progress to parents so that students’ learning growth is maximized. The ICS Mandarin Teacher is also responsible for the supervision of students during recess/lunch duties as needed/required. The ICS Mandarin Teacher is a faithful follower of Jesus who lovingly models Christian values and has a heart for sharing Christ with students.

General Responsibilities: Teach Mandarin at the elementary level (K4 - Grade 5)

Grades this person will likely teach: Elementary

What specific subjects will this person teach?: Mandarin

Extra Curricular Responsibilities: Clubs, Coaching, Class Sponsorship

Qualifications: Current state or provincial issued teacher certification, Minimum of 2 years teaching/admin/business experience, Minimum of an undergraduate degree, Experience Teaching in an international or cross-cultural environment, ACSI Certification, Masters degree preferred


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