Call for Teachers and Teaching Assistants
Asia Institute Crane House (AICH) is seeking applicants for Instructors of Chinese for a federally –funded STARTALK intensive program in Louisville, Kentucky. Successful candidates must have native or near native fluency in both Mandarin Chinese and English. Other qualifications include experience of teaching Chinese as a foreign language in an English-speaking environment, strong background in Chinese culture, familiarity with Chinese language pedagogy, including simplified character forms and pinyin, and strong interpersonal skills and comfort in working with middle and high school students and their parents.
AICH is also seeking teaching assistants. Successful candidates must have fluency in both Mandarin Chinese and English. Other qualifications include teaching experience or experience working with children in learning environment or programs, background in Chinese culture, familiarity with Chinese language instruction, and strong interpersonal skills and comfort in working with middle school students and their parents.
These are short-term, temporary positions - 2 1/2 weeks in summer. Applicants who are chosen to participate in the program will need to be available for two weekend training sessions prior to the start of the program.
To apply contact the AICH STARTALK Program at :[email protected] or call 502.635.2240
Asia Institute offers unpaid internships to college students for the Fall, Spring and Summer academic terms. Interested candidates should contact AICH at [email protected]
AICH has need for interns in exhibition planning and implementation, collections management, education, library services, financial management, Asian studies and many other areas.
We seek to engage students in their area of study and to provide a real world laboratory in which to apply their knowledge.
Interns will work independently and with the Education, Public Programming and/or Curatorial departments, Louisville’s Asian Communities and others to assist in the development, implementation and coordination of programs that achieve Asia Institute – Crane House’ goals in Asian cultural education, programs, and community building.