DP/IGCSE Economics/Business / Geography Teacher, Japan

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K. International School TokyoJapan

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Start date: August 6, 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: JPY390,000 – 410,000 monthly salary
Contract term: Fixed Term


Are you a results-oriented, academically-focused teacher with a desire to help students achieve high scores that increase their chances to enter universities of their choice after graduating? If so, K. International School Tokyo (KIST) welcomes you.

KIST has been the highest ranking IB DP school in Japan since 2013. Founded in 1997, KIST is a CIS-accredited, IB World School that provides a high quality education to academically motivated children from diverse backgrounds. We also aim for students to become caring individuals who demonstrate their compassion by helping others in need.

What we offer:

  • A clearly defined mission and vision.
  • An established IB curriculum (PYP, MYP, DP) with an opportunity to be part of the introduction of the IGCSE in grades 9 and 10 from August 2019.
  • Well-behaved, academically-focused students with clear goals for the future.
  • A young, vibrant international faculty.

What we are looking for:

  • Teachers able to teach either IB/IGCSE Economics and Business or IB/IGCSE Geography in grades 11 and 12.
  • Teachers able to teach MYP Individuals and Societies in grades 6 to 8 (tentative).
  • Teachers aligned with our mission, vision and guiding beliefs.
  • Teachers with proven track records in producing students who achieve high scores in academics.
  • Teachers who are willing to provide sufficient support to students who seek assistance outside regular classes.

How to apply:

Apply by e-mailing the following items to info@kist.ed.jp.

  •  A cover letter outlining experience related to the position and explaining the specific aspects of KIST that interest you.
  • A complete resume, including details of qualifications and relevant experience.
  • A one-page statement outlining your personal philosophy of education.
  • Contact details (e-mail preferred) for at least two recent professional references, including from most recent supervisors.
  • A recent photograph.
  • Personal details, including information on any dependents.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and interviews will be conducted via Skype until such time as suitable teachers are found.

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More about K. International School Tokyo
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Shirakawa 1-5-15,Koto, Tokyo, Japan
Telephone: +81 3642 9993