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IB Diploma Coordinator (expired)

Job ID
守口市, Osaka
Post date
Oct 11, 2019
Education / Teaching
Licensed, Certified Teacher, Professor
Work Type
Full Time / Experienced (Non-Manager)
¥5.0M ~ ¥6.0M / Year


  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Must currently reside in Japan


Working hours : 8:50am – 5:50pm
(Depending on the situation or season, you may be asked to work overtime)

Working days: Monday through Friday, with occasional Saturdays

Holidays :
・Dates stipulated in the National Public Holiday Law
・Foundation anniversary (January 18)
・Summer holiday (August 12 to 18)
・Winter holidays (from December 27 to 31 and January 2 to 5)

Contract start: October, 2019 (ASAP) 

Contract term: October, 2019 - September 30th, 2020 (renewable yearly)

Salary: 5,000,000 ~ 6,000,000 yen per year, depending on experience and skills
Transportation costs: 6 months commuter pass equivalent to the most economical and reasonable commuting route (provided up to 50,000 yen per month)

Pay cycle: First to last of the month, paid on 21st of following month
(i.e. October 1st to October 31st will be paid on November 21st)

Insurance : Social (Health, Pension, Unemployment)

Other: According to school regulations

***Current residency in Japan is REQUIRED ***

***Native level of English ability is REQUIRED for this position***

***Business level of Japanese ability is PREFERRED for this position***


Position title: IB Diploma Coordinator

Reports to: Principal

Main Purpose: implement and manage programme delivery and provide pedagogical leadership for the Preparation Year Programme for the IB Diploma as well as for the IB Diploma itself.

Key relationships: HOD’s; University Counsellor; teachers and administrative staff

Job Description
(Key tasks_1)
 Manage the IB Diploma authorisation process as IB Diploma Coordinator
(Expected results)
 •Liaison occurs with the IBO regional office
 •The Principal is kept informed of IBO authorisation requirements
 •Parents and students are informed about the IB Diploma programme
 •Teachers are kept abreast of IB Standards and Practices in the development of their curricula
 •Administrative requirements are met in a timely manner
 •Staff have access to the MYIB for online curriculum development

(Key tasks_2)
 Manage staff to ensure effective programme delivery
(Expected results)
 •Assessment and reporting are developed and managed
 •Programme schedules and timetables are prepared to facilitate efficient delivery
 •External agency (e.g. IBO, MEXT) requirements are met, especially with respect to IB Diploma Coordinator tasks
 •Analyses and reports are made for the Principal on student individual and group academic results which include comparisons with the previous term and previous year
 •HOD’s departmental action plans, based on the previous year’s IBDP results, are developed and implemented
 •HOD’s meetings are scheduled, chaired and minuted to ensure effective communication
 •Termly student Action Planning administration is carried out
 •Subject selection for new and returning students is managed
 •All necessary tasks related to the IB Coordinator’s responsibilities are completed: IB results management; IB Statistics generation; IBO EURs (Enquiry Upon Results: re-marks); Student Registration for IB Diploma exams; Internal Assessment administration; Internal Assessment/Predicted Grade entries; IB Diploma examinations administration; and all other IB Diploma related tasks
 •All internal and external examinations and re-take examinations are organised and managed
 •IBO 5 Year Review and Self-study is managed and completed

(Key tasks_3)
 Manage teaching effectiveness
(Expected results)
 •The HOD appraisal process is managed effectively
 •Student feedback surveys are analysed and followed up where necessary in liaison with the Principal
 •Staff professional development is facilitated, managed and recorded in liaison with the Principal
 •Student responsibility to maintain clean and tidy classrooms is enforced

(Key tasks_4)
 Ensure that staff assess, monitor and record student progress
(Expected results)
 •The academic calendar is managed in liaison with senior management
 •Assessment is used as part of the learning process
 •Reporting of student results is efficient and understandable to the student.
 •Student reports are organised in conjunction with the relevant teacher

(Key tasks_5)
 Ensure that staff guide and support students
(Expected results)
 •Extended Essay, TOK and CAS Co-ordination are managed effectively
 •The Grade 10 research project is conducted successfully
 •Parents evenings are organised effectively

(Key tasks_6)
 Provide information and guidance to students in the selection of subject choices
(Expected results)
 •IB Diploma subject selection guidance is provided in liaison with university counsellor
 •The timetabling schedule takes into account student subject choices as well as concurrency of learning
 •Course information booklets for students and parents are produced in conjunction with the Principal

(Key tasks_7)
 Develop professionally
(Expected results)
 •Appraisal is participated in
 •Changes are made in response to feedback from students and peers
 •Professional development activities are actively engaged in to remain current with developments in the International Baccalaureate programme

(Key tasks_8)
 Display professionalism
(Expected results)
 •All students and staff are treated with respect
 •High standards of personal presentation are maintained
 •Cooperation with other staff is demonstrated
 •Parents and caregivers are communicated with in a professional manner
 •Administrative tasks are completed efficiently
 •Meetings are attended as required
 •Concerns are raised in-house
 •Additional delegations and responsibilities are carried out as negotiated
 •Contribution is made to the broader life of the school including, in the case of IB programmes, to IB CAS activities

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