Employment Opportunities

The Northwest Chinese Academy provides a warm, multi-cultural, globally focused, and intellectually stimulating work environment. We are a close-knit community of parents, students and educators who support each other in our common goal of providing an outstanding educational foundation in the true immersion of Mandarin language. We enjoy a respectful relationship between teachers, students and parents that is based upon our commitment to the mission of The Northwest Chinese Academy, high expectations of one another, and a culture of support and accountability.

It is often said by our parent community, “Our teachers are our finest asset!”

We welcome your interest in The Northwest Chinese Academy and encourage you to explore our website. We invite well-qualified professionals who are interested in a strong academic program and a student-centered community to consider teaching at our school.

Current Openings:


Please read job description carefully. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to boardchair@nwchineseacademy.org

Preschool Chinese Teacher / Aide

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Native proficiency in Mandarin Chinese
  • Able to communicate in English
  • Must pass Central Background Registry
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess a minimum of a Step 3 in ORO or current CDA
  • At least one-year Chinese immersion classroom head teaching experience
  • AS/AA/BS/BA/MA’s degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development

Compensation: $12-20/hour (DOE)

To apply, please send your resume with your name and job title in the subject line to: info@nwchineseacademy.org


Volunteer Opportunities

If you are a native Mandarin Chinese speaker and would like to volunteer at our school, please fill up Oregon Background Check Form and contact us at (503) 546-3455 or info@nwchineseacademy.org