After School Program Teacher (Chinese or English Speaking)
Location(s) Oakland, CA
Employment Type Permanent
Job Listed 08-Jun-2017
Job Description

Yu Ming Charter School seeks dynamic, innovative, and experienced educators to join our team, committed to nurturing lifelong learners who are bilingual, bicultural and able to create change in their own lives and in our community. We seek teachers that are excited by the possibility of transforming the traditional model of education to be learner-centered through personalized and project-based learning that cultivates both the cognitive and social-emotional skills our students need to thrive in school and beyond. Yu Ming teachers are leaders that thrive on exploration, collaboration, and seek to continuously learn and grow as individuals and team members.

About Yu Ming Charter School

As a leader in Mandarin Immersion education, Yu Ming nurtures our inclusive and diverse community to become empowered, engaged and outstanding global citizens. We are a tuition-free charter public school located in Oakland, California serving students in Kindergarten to 8th grade from many racial, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. Through learning experiences that are purposeful, rigorous, and personalized we unlock each student’s unique potential and nurture the necessary skills, mindsets, and values to make a positive impact in the world. Our model is anchored on four pillars: Academic Excellence, Mandarin Immersion Leadership, Whole Child Education, and fostering a Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Community. Yu Ming is the first Mandarin immersion public charter school in the state, and the only stand-alone Mandarin immersion public charter school in Alameda County.  To learn more about our innovative school visit our website


Under general supervision of the Extended Care Program Coordinator, performs a variety of duties related to supporting K-2 students at our Lower School After Care Program or Grades 3-8 students at our Upper School After Care Program

  • Develop age appropriate educational activities and lessons designed to teach youth new skills while helping youth find their passions and interests.

  • Role model for youth Yu Ming’s Core Values

  • Promote a positive work environment and relationships with team members and school.

  • Maintain positive relationships with students, families and school.

  • Create opportunities for youth to experience opportunities to learn how to form close, durable human relationships with peers that support and reinforce healthy behaviors.

  • Be a role model for youth. Make an impact with your actions as well as your words. Guide them towards behaviors that help them to thrive, and away from those that are risky.


  • At least 1-2 years prior experience working with youth and/or teens.

  • Must be a High School graduate and Associate of Arts or Science (AA or AS) degree preferred

  • Certified in CPR and First Aid, or be certified within 30 days of hire.

  • Provide proof of a negative tuberculosis test.


Hourly rate commensurate with experience, within the range of $18-22/hour. Afternoon work schedule with ~19 hours/week.

To Apply

Interested candidates should submit Resume and Cover Letter at 


Yu Ming Charter School is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity at all levels.


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