AICJ Junior and Senior High School is an IB World School with a growing IB Diploma Programme. To support this growth we are currently seeking an experienced and highly motivated teacher of economics to teach on the IB Diploma course as well as some junior and senior high school English lessons.
AICJ Junior and Senior High School is a privately-funded IB World School accommodating approximately 715 students. In junior high school we provide a tailor-made curriculum with a number of the courses in grades 7-9 taught in English in an immersion environment. Math, music, science, physical education and English are taught by both foreign and Japanese teachers in junior high school. In high school, we operate a dual pathway system whereby students select either the domestic course to prepare for entry into Japanese universities or the internationally recognized IB Diploma Programme. Typically, students who aspire to attend overseas universities select the IB Diploma course. The school is currently seeking an experienced and highly motivated teacher of economics to teach on the IB Diploma course as well as some junior and senior high school English lessons.
Start date and working conditions:
- Start date: April 2019
- Salary 350,000 yen a month
- Private school health insurance
- 22 days paid holiday a year
- All public holidays*
- 5 days additional holiday in Obon
- 5 days additional holiday over New Year
- Working hours are Monday to Friday 8am-5pm*
*Teachers may be asked to work during weekends or on public holidays; however, in such cases an exchange holiday will be given.
Requirements & experience:
- University degree in relevant subject area
- Experience of teaching students with English as a second language
- A valid teaching qualification (desired)
- Experience of working in a Japanese private school (desired)
- Experience of teaching on the IB Diploma Programme (desired)
- Experience in teaching Economics (desired)
In addition to the above, applicants must also display strong communication, team-working and organizational skills and demonstrate a desire to improve their teaching practice.
Applicants should submit their CV/resume outlining their teaching experience, education and work history along with a covering letter outlining their teaching philosophy, reasons for applying and suitability for the position. These should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org (please put the subject of the email as “Teacher of Economics”). Contact details of two referees from different organisations must also be provided.
Only successfully screened candidates will be contacted for an interview and asked to submit a lesson plan. During the interview process, candidates may be asked to deliver a demonstration lesson based on their lesson plan. If a candidate is asked to attend an interview, travel expenses will not be reimbursed by the school.
On offer of employment, candidates must provide their original university degree certificate and university transcript so that a teaching licence from the local board of education can be obtained. The school will apply for the teaching licenses, however, candidates are expected to pay the full cost of licenses (approximately 3200 yen per license). Please note, any offer of employment is depended on teaching licences being obtained.