Teacher of Japanese Language and Culture
35 hours per week (Full Time); Scale 6, Spine Point 26 – 28;
£24, 990 - £26,541
We are looking to appoint a person with the skills for teaching Japanese language and culture. We currently benefit from Japanese language and culture sessions from the locally based Institute of International Education in London. (IIEL) Through our international schools work to bring the world into our classrooms, we have formed strong links with Japanese Elementary Schools. Staff from both schools have made reciprocal visits.
Successful candidates will be required to work within the 5-11 age range.You will teach pupils in order to develop or further extend their knowledge of Japanese language and culture. You will be required to prepare, plan, teach and assess the progress of pupils in Japanese language and culture. The minimum qualifications required for the post are Postgraduate Diploma in Japanese language as a Foreign Language or relevant supervisory experience in one or more of the following relevant disciplines – education, social work, youth or community work.
The following points are essential
·Strong interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to effectively communicate in both written and spoken English to a good level
·To demonstrate experience and a good knowledge of Japanese culture. Ability to understand and effectively deal with social and emotional factors which may disrupt learning.
·Understanding of equal opportunities and diversity in a multicultural environment.
·Ability to work under pressure and to clearly defined deadlines
·Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with individuals as well as external agencies.
·Basic word processing/IT skills and familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel.
·Ability to liaise with colleagues at all levels of the school and to work well as part of a larger team.
·A good working knowledge of the Children Act 1989 and associated Regulations and Guidance.
·Be prepared to supervise language assistants and visiting students, as well as contributing to their professional development
·Be prepared to undertake relevant CPD to enhance your own skills and qualifications
·A clear understanding of the principles and importance of Child Protection and Safeguarding in school.
This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check under the “Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974”.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
To apply for this post, please visit our website and visit the ‘Vacancies page’ to download and application and person specification.
Completed applications should be sent to Mr. J. Turner-Wing, School Business Manager at the address on the top of this page. You can also email it directly to Mr. J. Turner-Wing with the email provided.
Posting date 4/07/16
Closing date 2/08/16