RECRUITMENT

Pacific American School, a 1-12 college preparatory American school in Hsinchu, Taiwan, invites applications available for positions in 2018-2020.

  • Secondary School English Language Arts/Literature Instructors— has a master’s degree or above, certified, and has at least 2 years of experience in teaching secondary school level of English/Literature/Writing and/or Drama/Acting, especially in critical thinking and writing. Applicants with AP English experience, familiar with AP exams and ESL are preferred. Knowledge and experience with SAT Reasoning Test is also favored.
  • Elementary/Middle School Social Studies Instructors— has a bachelor’s degree or above, with specialized knowledge, experience at least 2 years, and certification in American Social Studies or early childhood education. Pleasant personality, patience and tolerance are a must. Familiar with child development research and learning pedagogy is favored.
  • Elementary/Middle School Science Instructors— has a bachelor’s degree or above, with specialized knowledge, experience, and certification in elementary science class/lab or Math classes. Pleasant personality, patience and tolerance are a must. Familiar with child development research and learning pedagogy is favored.
  • Kindergarten Homeroom Instructors—with 5-year experience and certification in early childhood education. All-subject homeroom experience is required. Applicants familiar with Chinese/Asian culture are preferred. Pleasant personality, patience and tolerance are a must.
  • Full Time Standardized Test Instructor— has a bachelor’s degree or above. Full-time classroom teaching experience including SAT, TOEFL and IELTS at the high school level, with high student achievement results is strongly preferred. Applicants familiar with SAT, TOEFL and IELTS preparation and college entrance exams are preferred. Has strong content area knowledge of the SAT exam and testing strategies.
  • Art Instructor — has to teach Art to grade 1-12 students and is certified in art, able to write art lesson plans and unit plans. With specialized knowledge and experience in drawing, 2D, 3D, art history or stage art is a must. Knowledge in flash animation, graphic design, and digital photography is preferred. Applicants with AP Art History experience and familiar with AP exams are a plus.

Desired qualifications for Instructional Positions include:

  • National/State Certification (not ESL certification exclusively)
  • Advanced degree is a plus to the elementary school teachers but a requirement for the secondary school teachers.
  • At least 2 years of teaching experience at a school/international school with American curriculum
  • Has project based learning experience into your teaching.
  • Has technology teaching experience or has technology concept to incorporate technology skills and experience into your teaching, and can provide the related project example.
  • Familiar with American curriculum, standards and benchmarks and is capable of working on American-standard lesson plans and unit plans.
  • English is the native language
  • Has other extracurricular specialty and is able to help with school clubs/ after school activities
  • Ability to collaborate with others in professional development and accreditation processes
  • Positive, enthusiastic, flexible

Competitive teacher salary and benefit package. If interested, please submit resumes, references and photo to: Ms. Pamela Chu, Head of School, at pchu@pacificamerican.org, and Jane Wang, the Human Resources Head, at jwang@pacificamerican.org by  February 14, 2018.

Candidates will be contacted for an interview (in person or via the Skype) and asked to finish a questionnaire. If necessary a 20-30-minute demonstration lesson in a content area may be requested.

For more information on PAS, please visit our website: www.pacificamerican.org