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:

After School Teacher  

$24 an hour (2.5 hours per school instruction day)

Nonprofit Chinese Immersion School is seeking after school teacher with early childhood experience to join our team

Job Qualifications

  • Native proficiency in Mandarin Chinese preferred
  • A minimum of 1 year experience in a state licensed childcare or comparable group program, working with children ages 3-10
  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1 year of work experience in a school or childcare program, college coursework in child development education and current First Aid/CPR certifications
  • Must be enrolled in the Oregon Office of Child Care Central Background Registry

Job Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities and experiences for children ages 3-12
  • Develop and maintain relationships with children, families, and school staff
  • Complete ongoing childcare training as appropriate

Work Hours

Our program operates from September to June each year. Work hours run from 3:45pm to 6:15pmdaily. Opportunities may exist for additional work hours as a substitute teacher or for full-day programs during school breaks.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.

Job Type: Part-time

Wage: $60 per 2.5 hour day


  • Childcare: 1 year
  • School-age programs: 1 year
  • Teaching: 1 year
  • Native proficiency in Mandarin Chinese preferred


  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree


  • Beaverton, OR 97078

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $24.00 /hour

Chinese Immersion Preschool Teacher for 2018-19 School Year  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development
  • Must pass Central Background Registry
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S
  • Native proficiency in Mandarin Chinese
  • Possess a minimum of a Step 3 in ORO or current CDA
  • At least one-year Chinese immersion classroom head teaching experience
Salary depending on education and classroom teaching experience

To apply, please send your resume with your name and job title in the subject line to: employment@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