Global Competence Program Teacher (11/30)

GPIUS is now hiring teachers for our Global Competence Program throughout Japan. In this role, you will apply your skills and knowledge of best teaching practices, such as PBL, student-centered learning, and digital learning platforms. 


Job details: 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach GCP classes that adhere to GPIUS educational standards.
  • Full-time: teaching, admin, and professional development (all teaching hours conducted during regular school hours; 10 to 15 classes a week)
  • Provide instruction at one school or various schools and complete all duties associated with the role of an instructor (grading, homework, project and portfolio guidance).
  • Grade and give feedback on student work in a timely manner. 
  • Facilitate online discussions and any other interactive components on digital learning platforms.
  • Identify gaps between student needs and existing resources; work with teams to generate creative and effective resolutions.
  • Meet regularly with Educational Specialist.
  • Use Lesson Reporting Protocol to keep and communicate a record of lessons to the Educational Specialist.
  • Participate in relevant steps of the School Onboarding Process as required.
  • Demonstrate solid interpersonal and communication skills that enable successful internal and external cooperation in a variety of modes, including face-to-face meetings, phone calls, phone conferences, virtual meetings, and written communication. 
  • Be adaptable and highly professional in your dealings with students, school staff, and affiliates.


  • BA/BS degree with 3+ years of teaching experience
  • 1 year of teaching experience with Japanese junior high or high school students
  • An excellent communicator with excellent interpersonal and client-facing skills
  • Experience with using various digital applications in the classroom
  • Willingness to relocate to Hiroshima, Kumamoto, and Tokyo region 

Preferred skills:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Japanese learner and how to help them maximize their learning experiences through skilled scaffolding and sound lesson plan development.
  • Strong interest in and knowledge of blended learning and understand the unique possibilities involved in bringing digital learning opportunities to fruition.
  • Ability to manage stress, strong teamwork, passionate, genuine, organized, internally motivated, service orientation, ability to reserve judgment and respond with curiosity and compassion.
  • Self-directed, proactive, problem-solving skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to connect with students with patience and compassion.
Monday, November 30, 2020