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IB DP Math teacher (expired)

Kansai International Academy (関西国際学園)

Kansai International Academy (関西国際学園)

Job ID
Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Post date
May 30, 2024
Education / Teaching
Licensed, Certified Teacher, Professor
Work Type
Full Time / Experienced (Non-Manager)
¥306,000 / Month
  • Qualification allowance


  • English: Fluent (preferred)
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Visa sponsorship available


Kansai International Academy has 9 campuses in Kansai and 6 in Tokyo Area with kindergartens and early learning centers, and an Elementary School in Tokyo, and the Kobe campus is K-12. The Kobe campus is authorized for the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB/PYP), Middle Years Programme (IB/MYP) and IB Diploma Programme. 

Main Responsibility:
- To improve the quality of learning outcomes for students by providing teaching and learning ‘best practices within the framework of the school’s Mission, Vision, Core Values, Learning Principles, Culture, and the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programmes.

BA/BSc degree in Mathematics or a related field.
- Teaching certificate or credential (PGCE, PGDip., etc.).
- Minimum of two years of full-time teaching experience.
- International teaching experience and familiarity with the IB curriculum are highly preferred.

- To maintain and deliver the Mathematics curriculum
- To monitor student progress through effective assessment techniques
- To model KIA’s Learning Outcomes and make decisions in accordance with our Guiding Principles

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Develop, maintain, and continuously update existing unit plans and related documents
- Work collaboratively with department members and positively contribute to departmental tasks, such as policies, common assessments, instructional practices, grading practices etc.
- Embrace the department's focus on student-centered learning and critical thinking.
- Encourage all students to actively engage in their learning and review their progress against targets.
- Encourage and foster intellectual curiosity.
- Serve in a pastoral support capacity for student advisees and as the point of contact between home, dorms, and school.
- Take into account the differing ability levels of students and differentiate work accordingly.
- Set appropriate tasks and challenges according to the published timetable, and ensure that work is regularly evaluated, with constructive feedback.
- Maintain accurate records of student progress in line with departmental and school policy.
- Supervise study halls and student social activities during evenings and weekends according to the school’s fair-share responsibilities.
- Ability and willingness to teach online and/or in a hybrid context, as necessary

Travel expenses are paid up to a maximum of 25,000 yen per month and health insurance is provided in addition to the salary.

Please attach a cover letter addressed to our school and is relevant to the position you are applying for.

KIA is committed to students safeguarding and well-being which is in line with the United Nations Policies on Child Protection. We expect all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment. By applying, you are confirming that you have never harmed or been accused of any wrong doing involving children. Successful candidates will be required to undergo relevant background checks.

Due to the large number of applications we get, we will only contact applicants deemed suitable for an interview. Make sure your cover letter is addressed specifically to Kansai International Academy and includes why you would like to work at our school and how you think your skills and experience could add to our academic environment. This is not an entry-level job and positions are extremely competitive. Having numerous years of ESL teaching experience or being multicultural will not be enough to warrant an interview. Please give some specific references to our educational environment, philosophies and approaches based on the information from our website, and let us know how you would fit into our team.

Last modified on June 30, 2024

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