AICJ Junior and Senior High School is a privately-funded IB World School accommodating approximately 715 students. In junior high school we provide a tailor-made curriculum with a number of the subjects taught in an English immersion environment. Math, music, science, physical education and English are taught by both foreign and Japanese teachers in junior high school. In high school, we operate a dual pathway system whereby students select either the domestic course to prepare for entry into Japanese universities or the internationally recognized IB Diploma Programme. Typically, students who aspire to attend overseas universities select the IB Diploma course.
The school is currently seeking an experienced and highly dedicated English teacher to start in January 2019. Full details and work conditions are listed below.
- Responsible for teaching English to both junior and senior high school students
- Salary of 350,000 yen a month
- Private school health insurance
- 22 days paid holiday a year
- All public holidays*
- 5 days additional holiday in Obon
- 5 days additional holiday over New Year
- Working hours are Monday to Friday 8am-5pm*
*Teachers may be asked to work during weekends or on public holidays; however, in such cases an exchange holiday will be given.
Requirements & experience
- University degree (this must be for a university course taught and assessed in English)
- Experience of teaching students with English as a second language
- Experience of working in a Japanese private school (desired)
- A valid teaching qualification (desired)
- Experience of teaching on the IB Diploma Programme (desired)
In addition to the above, applicants must also display strong communication, team-working and organizational skills and demonstrate a desire to improve their teaching practice.
Applicants should submit their CV/resume outlining their teaching experience and education and work history along with a covering letter outlining their teaching philosophy, reasons for applying and suitability for the position. Contact details of two referees from different organisations must also be provided.
Only successfully screened candidates will be contacted for an interview and asked to submit a lesson plan. During the interview process, candidates may be asked to deliver a demonstration lesson based on their lesson plan. If a candidate is asked to attend an interview, travel expenses will not be reimbursed by the school.
On offer of employment, candidates must provide their original university degree certificate and transcript so that a teaching licence from the local board of education can be obtained. The school will apply for the teaching licenses, however, candidates are expected to pay the full cost of licenses (approximately 3200 yen per license). Please note, any offer of employment is dependent on teaching licences being successfully obtained.
Start date and contracts
The position will start in January 2019 with the initial employment contract being until March 31st 2020. This will be renewed depending on the performance of the teacher for up to a maximum of 5 years from the initial contract date.
The above information is a public job ad. This job ad is neither an offer nor a contract.
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