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 firstname.lastname@example.org, stating current location and availability date.
We regret that only shortlisted candidate will be notified.