The International Baccalaureate department at Ritsumeikan Uji Junior and Senior High School is currently looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated teacher of IB Diploma Programme Chemistry or Physics.
Located in Uji City, just south of Kyoto, Ritsumeikan Uji has over 10 years delivering the IB diploma programme. In that time, we have grown into one of the top IB World Schools in the region. We currently have over twenty teachers in our department, with responsibilities covering the diploma programme and our own junior high IB preparatory course. Chemistry and Physics class sizes typically range between 5 and 10 students.
If you are interested in joining a team of learner-focused professionals in a well-established programme that values innovation, this is the place to be. Staff working hours are flexible, salaries are competitive, professional development opportunities are year-long, and our students are highly motivated.
1. Title of Positions:
Teacher of IB Diploma : Science (Chemistry and/or Physics).
2. Number of Positions:
A few, at the rank of Non-Tenured Full-time (Tokubetsu) IBDP Lecturer.
1)Applicants must have completed undergraduate studies and have relevant academic and/or professional experience in the subject applied for. Applicants must be able to teach Higher Level (HL) diploma classes in their subject/s. Successful applicants may also be required to teach Junior High School Science classes depending on school needs.
2)Applicants are required to hold, or be willing to obtain, an official IB certification (in-person or online) for at least one subject from the list of positions at their own expense. Successful applicants will be expected to hold the certification by September 1st, 2020.
3)Applicants with recognized teaching certifications are preferred. Successful applicants will also be required to obtain some form of Japanese high school teaching certification. The school will advise the applicant and assist with this.
4)Applicants will ideally be able to start work at the beginning of the new Japanese academic year on April 1st, 2020.
4. Appointment process:
1)First-Stage: Applicant document screening.
a) The school may conduct a telephone pre-interview with certain candidates.
b) Information submitted by applicants may be subjected to verification screening.
２）Second-Stage: Sample lesson and interview at Ritsumeikan Uji High School.
a) In the case of an applicant based overseas, an online interview and sample lesson may be conducted.
* Successful candidates’ appointments are contingent upon a successful health examination prior to taking up the position.
*No transportation allowance can be offered to cover these costs.
4.566 million yen (1st year)
4.866 million yen (2nd year)
5.178 million yen (3rd – 5th years)
*Paid in monthly installments
・Single one way flight provided to successful applicants coming from outside Japan
・Daily transport allowance to and from workplace
・Regular professional development opportunities, including international IB workshops
・Yearly monetary bonus for personal professional development
・Opportunities for programme development and coordination, including academic curriculum, student pastoral care, special educational needs (SEN), and extra-curricular supervision.
4．Workplace and start date:
1)Workplace: Ritsumeikan Uji Junior and Senior High School
2)Location: Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
3)Start Date：April 1st, 2020
* We will use your personal information in the submitted documents only for the non-tenured full-time IBDP lecturer recruitment procedures and will not use it for other purposes.
* Ritsumeikan Uji Junior and Senior High School will take responsibility for disposing of all submitted documents after all necessary procedures are complete.
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