Social Studies (History) Teacher for private junior and senior high school International Course needed from April to teach up to twelve lessons a week.
We are looking for an experienced social studies teacher with an academic background preferably in history. The candidate will have a lot of freedom about how to structure lessons and classes but will be expected to follow some guidelines in terms of topics to be covered. Textbooks are already determined. The position requires the ability to work closely with other history teachers, and to follow the curriculum content and pace closely. Experience with teaching and managing groups of young students (13-16 years old) is essential.
There will be up to 12 lessons a week of history classes for junior high school and high school students. Previous experience with this age and a relevant first degree are valued over formal teaching experience and qualifications. The teacher would be responsible for preparing and teaching classes, setting and grading homework and setting and grading tests. Formal tests are given five times a year and teachers would be expected to be available to proctor tests.
The curriculum and content are all fixed and all materials and texts are provided. We are looking for a bright, energetic person who enjoys teaching and is confident that they can provide motivating, challenging history lessons to our students.
The salary is 3,500 yen per hour, times number of contracted hours, times fifty-two weeks, divided by twelve. An example six-hour weekly schedule would be paid as follows: 3500 x 6 x 52 ÷ 12 = 91,000 yen. It is important to note that even though this is a part-time position, the amount paid remains constant throughout the year, so is not affected by summer or winter vacations or by whether classes are scheduled or not. Transportation costs are also covered and all salaries are paid on the twentieth of the month.
All classes are 50 minutes in length. Candidates can choose their schedule, bearing in mind that the regular school timetable is spread across the week from 8:30 - 15:15 Monday to Friday and Saturday mornings 8:30 - 12:25.
Please submit a resume and cover letter. Successful candidates will be contacted and invited to take part in an interview on Skype. After this, candidates will be invited to the school to give a demonstration lesson and further discuss the position.
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