Chinese Teacher (7th – 12th Grade) (Honduras, Central America)

We are seeking a dedicated and passionate Chinese Teacher to join our dynamic faculty at Western International School, Campus Sula Valley (Honduras). This position involves teaching Chinese as a third language to students in grades 7 through 12, focusing on developing their proficiency in speaking, listening, reading, and writing in Mandarin Chinese. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Chinese language education, experience in teaching Chinese as a foreign language, and a passion for fostering cross-cultural understanding.

Key Responsibilities:
• Create engaging and culturally relevant lessons that promote language acquisition and fluency tailored to students learning Chinese as a third language.
• Assess student progress through regular evaluations and provide constructive feedback to support their language development.
• Foster a supportive and inclusive classroom environment that encourages students to communicate in Chinese.
• Collaborate with colleagues to integrate Chinese language learning with other disciplines and enhance interdisciplinary connections.
• Participate in professional development opportunities to stay current with best practices in language teaching and pedagogy.

• Three years minimum of experience teaching Chinese as a foreign language at the secondary level (grades 7-12) preferred.
• Deep understanding of Chinese culture, history, and contemporary issues.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with students, colleagues, and parents.

Application Procedure:
To apply for the Chinese Teacher position at Western International School, Campus Sula Valley, please submit the following materials:
• Resume/CV detailing your relevant teaching experience and qualifications.
• Cover letter addressing your interest in teaching Chinese as a third language at Western International School and outlining your teaching philosophy.
• List of professional references with contact information.

To be considered for this position, please email or with your resume, references, and cover letter. In the subject line of your email, please specify “Application for Chinese Teacher Position.” Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Note: All applicants must email degree transcripts and teaching qualifications when applying.

About Western International School:
Western International School started in western Honduras, Santa Rosa de Copán. We are a bilingual institution that began with one campus. After the school’s first campus’s fantastic success, we expanded into one of our country’s largest and most populous cities: San Pedro Sula, now known as Campus Sula Valley.
Our mission as an institution is to improve education in our country. We offer an integrated education that instills competencies and skills by reinforcing values.

We work hard to build up a team of educators that works around continuous improvement and puts forth a daily effort to help and guide our learners in every way!

We treat our teachers with respect and support by working as a team and looking out for each other. In addition, we do all we can so teachers can go through the adaptation process of our culture and educational system in the best way possible.

We have the following vacancies: Chinese/English teachers for Middle and High school.
Our school offers:
1) Round-trip airfare (Some restrictions apply)
2) Housing is provided (with the main facilities, cable, and internet)
3) Daily private transportation from the apartment to the school and back is provided.
4) Private medical insurance
5) Monthly salary.
6) The school is responsible for all the legal expenses of permission to be in Honduras.
7) Contract time: 10 months.
8) Schedule Monday-Friday: 6:40 AM to 3:40 PM. Teachers have planning periods throughout the day.

Join our dedicated team at Western International School and inspire students to embrace linguistic diversity and cultural understanding through the study of Mandarin Chinese as a third language. We look forward to receiving your application!