Japanese Teacher


EtonHouse Singapore

Job Description – Japanese Teacher

The Japanese Teacher is responsible to the School Principal in the execution of professional duties and responsibilities:

  • To teach the Japanese Language to Japanese and expatriate children in an International School context
  • To share in the management of pastoral care, health, welfare and behaviour of all pupils and in particular, those within your designated class group.
  • To undertake the teaching of a class in accordance with the school’s agreed policies and guidelines.
  • To use a variety of appropriate teaching and caring methods to ensure high quality learning takes place.
  • To provide planning documents identifying specific learning objectives, differentiated tasks, special needs, extension and assessment, to the Principal or other authorized officer.
  • To be responsible for all aspects of classroom management eg. Care of equipment with resources well-labelled and accessible. Maintain a tidy, well organised room.
  • To create an interesting and lively classroom which promotes independent learning
  • To assist in developing a Japanese curriculum in conjunction with the Japanese Co-ordinator.
  • To assist in communication (Home-School links) with current parents as required.
  • Translation, design of promotional advertising materials in Japanese, if needed.
  • To assist in marketing and promotion of school to reach the Japanese community by:
    • Parental liaison, phone enquiries
    • Assist in the promotion of school by liaising with prospective parents
    • Showing prospective parents around the school premises (when time permits)
    • Explain to parents in connection with enrolment.
    • Answering email enquiries from Japanese parents.
  • To conduct music class as the Japanese timetable allows.
  • Any other duties as required by the Principal.

Who we are looking for

  • Successful candidate who exhibit our Image of an Educator: Collaborative, Life-Long Learner, Open-Minded, Respectful, Passionate
  • Minimum Diploma in Kindergarten Teaching/Early Childhood or Japanese Teacher Certificate or Kindergarten Teacher’s Class 2 License from a recognised institution in Japan, or its equivalent,
  • At least 2 years of relevant working experience in pre-school or childcare setting is required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work well independently as well as within a team

Interested candidates may forward their detailed CV with recent photograph to careers@etonhouse.com.sg, stating current location and availability date.

We regret that only shortlisted candidate will be notified.

This page was last edited on January 31, 2018