Part-time after-school Korean Teacher for Global Leadership Program

Description

OneWorld Now! is an after-school language and global leadership program for high school students in the greater Seattle area. Our vision is that all young people have access to life-changing international education. We seek an independent, organized, and dedicated individual to join our teaching team, taking over an existing Korean 1 class for the second semester from February – June. Commitment: Teach Korean I 5:35 – 7:05pm Mondays and Wednesdays, plus attend teachers’ meetings 3:30 – 5:00pm on alternating Fridays. Compensation: $30/hour, including one hour of paid lesson planning time per class. Potential to teach additional classes during the 2018-19 school year and chaperone trips to Korea in 2019.

Whether you are a native, heritage, or second language speaker of Korean, this is a chance to share the language and culture you love with high school students and work with a dedicated team of teachers of other critical languages.

Minimum requirements:

–         Native, heritage, or second-language proficiency in Korean (advanced-low or higher)

–         Professional working proficiency in English

–         Interest in engaging with modern best practices in language pedagogy

–         Interest in working with under-served youth

–         Adaptability, flexibility, and openness to feedback, learning, and growth

–         Excellent communication skills

Preferred characteristics:

The ideal candidate will possess some or all of the following characteristics:

–         Experience teaching in the United States (Korean or another subject)

–         Experience working with non-heritage learners of Korean in any context, such as tutoring

–         Experience working with high school students in the United States in any context, such as teaching, coaching, tutoring, etc

–         Familiarity with national best practices in language pedagogy

–         Independence and readiness to be a pioneer in the field of Korean language teaching in the Seattle area

Duties:

–         Take over the second semester of an existing Korean I class for the second semester from February – June. The class runs 5:35 – 7:05pm Mondays and Wednesdays.

–         Participate in a teachers’ staff meeting on alternating Fridays from 3:30pm – 5pm

–         Track and record grades and student performance

–         Communicate regularly with office staff about student issues

LEVEL OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

Korean, English

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

Professional

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

4-year degree

HOW TO APPLY

sarah@oneworldnow.org

https://goo.gl/forms/aK1YS2yQovNDwhBo2

To apply: please send a resume and cover letter describing your teaching experience and education philosophy to Sarah Standish, Academic Program Manager (sarah@oneworldnow.org) with “Korean Teacher” in the subject line and fill out the application at https://goo.gl/forms/aK1YS2yQovNDwhBo2.

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