August 1, 2013

Job: Mandarin Chinese Language Curriculum Writer

Mandarin Chinese Language Curriculum Writer (Grades 1 – 5)

Global Language Project (GLP) is an innovative educational organization. We equip disadvantaged elementary school students to compete in a globalized world and workforce by providing a comprehensive language-training program aimed at helping students achieve fluency in a foreign language. We work with the belief that learning a foreign language helps students in their overall cognitive development and broadens their opportunities in higher education and the global workforce.

About the Position

Global Language Project is currently looking for a curriculum writer to produce a common core standards aligned Mandarin Chinese curriculum for students in grades 1 – 5 based off of the existing Global Language Project Scope and Sequence.

The curriculum is made up of 35 units in total, with 7 units per grade from 1st – 5th grade. Each unit includes 10 lessons. Each lesson includes objectives, essential vocabulary, lesson activities, standards (ACTFL and content) and assessments.

Duties and Responsibilities:
· Creates 35 units of curriculum, based off of the existing Global Language Project Scope and Sequence within a pre-determined amount of time
· Makes changes based off of feedback provided by Global Language Project Program Manager

The successful candidate will demonstrate:
· Experience writing interactive, engaging elementary aged Mandarin Chinese curriculum
· Fluency in both Mandarin Chinese and English
· Ability to meet deadlines

Rate: $400/unit or $14,000 for the entire project

Please send cover letter and resume to: Elisabeth Shovers, eshovers at glpny dot org. Please write ‘Mandarin Curriculum Writer’ in the subject line of your email.

Posted by Victoria Gilbert,
Curriculum Director for Global Language Project, NY, NY
Chair of Modern & Classical Languages
Saint David's School
12 East 89th St
New York, NY 10128

Gilbert, V. [nandu] Mandarin Curriculum Writer. Improving Early Language Programs listserv (, 31 Jul 2013).

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