Job Title: Principal
Organization: AmerAsian School in Okinawa
Location: Ginowan City, Okinawa, Japan
Summary: The AmerAsian School in Okinawa, a non-profit educational institution founded in 1998 that serves children at the elementary and junior high school levels, seeks a dynamic leader to serve as our next Principal. The Principal serves as the School’s chief leader and oversees all aspects of the School’s operations, and ensures a high quality education for children who attend the school. The AmerAsian School in Okinawa’s next Principal should be a skilled communicator who is experienced at educational leadership and who can assist in the school’s next stage of growth. The Principal reports to the AASO Board of Trustees.
• Curriculum management
• Faculty and staff management
• Resourcing and contracting
• Student management
• Lesson planning and implementation
• Facility and inventory management
• Health and safety management
• Event management
• Knowledge management
• Development and training management
• Communications and stakeholder management
• Marketing and Public Relations
• Internal and external compliance
Skills, Experience, and Qualifications
• Academic-level proficiency in English and Japanese
• Familiarity with American and Japanese cultures
• Master's degree or higher
• Teaching license from an English- or Japanese-speaking university
• Minimum 5 years working in the field of education
• Minimum 5 years working in a managerial role
• High computer literacy (Google Workplace, Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Publisher)
• Knowledge of the Japanese legal system particularly in the areas of education, social welfare, and non-profit
• Team-building and conflict resolution skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Fundraising experience
Work Hours: 8:00 - 17:00 plus 25+ hours of overtime per month
Holidays: Summer and winter vacations (duration varies)
Contract Type: 1 year with possible renewal (immigration sponsorship available)
About AASO: AASO is a non-profit organization which provides an affordable bilingual and bicultural education. In 1998, five Japanese mothers decided to homeschool their American-Japanese children in a rented office. Since then, the school has become a place where inter-racial children can freely explore their heritage and identity. Today, our school educates more than 60 children every school year, ranging in age from four to 15.
Anticipated Start Date: June 2021
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