Naselle-Grays River Valley School District: One Bilingual Mandarin/English Elementary Teacher

Naselle-Grays River Valley School District is currently recruiting for a Washington certified highly qualified elementary teacher with Mandarin language fluency.  This recruitment is targeted to fill a 3rd grade teaching position.  NGRVSD established a Mandarin language immersion program in the 2013-14 school year.  In 2015-16 the school will once again be hosting two College Board teachers and will have an immersion program for grades K – 3.  The program is eventually planned to expand to K-5.  The program is 50/50 immersion, with core curriculum being taught in Mandarin for half of the school day.  There are also opportunities to provide music, art, cultural and PE instruction in Mandarin.

Preferred candidates will be native Mandarin speakers or at least fully fluent in Mandarin and have experience teaching upper elementary students.  The candidate selected to fill this position will help to continue the development and expansion of the program and it’s curriculum and ultimately serve as the Mandarin language immersion program coordinator for the school.  Consequently, the most qualified candidates will have program development and leadership skills

Please apply through the job posting on WATeach.net.  For additional application information please contact Marilyn Strange at Naselle-Grays River School District (mstrange@naselleschools.org) (360)484-7121.  For more information about the Naselle Mandarin language immersion program please contact Allen Lebovitz, parent support group representative, (alebovitz@willapabay.org) (360)903-4809.  For more information about NGRVSD please visit www.naselle.wednet.edu.

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