START DATE: SEPTEMBER 2023
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
Brief Description of School:
Tokyo West International School is a boutique school located in Hachioji, a suburb of Western Tokyo. We run our school as a place where children are eager to come every day to play with friends and enjoy learning in a supportive environment.
Our main goal is to have children enjoy every moment at school. We strive to improve our facilities and educational background to maintain the highest quality in childhood education.
We even have an organic garden on campus demonstrating our "grow local, soar global" motto.
Tokyo West International School is an IB school located in the suburb of Tokyo, Hachioji City. In TWIS, we value hands-on education, and our motto is "grow local, soar global." For more information about our school, please visit our website. TWIS is currently looking for educators passionate about IB education to join our team.
Main Academic Duties and Responsibilities
Take responsibility for a primary class, supporting, nurturing and taking a genuine interest in the holistic development of all children in that class
Work closely with the Primary Curriculum Co-ordinator, Head of Year and PYP colleagues to ensure the effective delivery of the PYP programme and to design and implement a relevant, challenging and rigorous curriculum
Plan and deliver lessons, ensuring attention is given to appropriate differentiation •Contribute to collaborative learning at all levels of school life
Create inquiry-based classrooms that develop critical thinking skills, knowledge and a range of skills within an environment based on trust and respect
Select relevant resources and digital tools to support and enhance learning •Develop appropriate assessment tasks, providing timely and effective feedback that enhances student’s learning
Communicate effectively with students, parents and colleagues in a professional manner
Write formal reports on a termly basis
Provide appropriate pastoral support as and when necessary
Contribute to the school’s Tutor and House systems as directed by the Deputy Head •Play an active role in the school’s co-curricular programme
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Music
A recognized teaching qualification for the required age range
Previous experience of teaching the IB PYP is preferred, although outstanding candidates without prior IB experience will be considered
Prior IB training is required before taking up post at minimum Category 1 level • Familiarity with various teaching resources including, where appropriate, digital tools to support and enhance teaching and learning
Sensitivity to the cultural differences found in Hong Kong and the willingness to develop and maintain a cross cultural approach to work
A willingness and commitment to contribute fully to the life of the students and school beyond the academic day, including active participation in the academic enrichment and co-curricular programmes
Relief teacher when colleagues are absent
Overnight Trip Chaperone
Hours: 8:30-4:30 (without Pension Plan) 40hours /week
Holidays: ten business days in summer, winter, and spring (according to the school calendar)
Discount on school lunch
Tokyo West International School ("TWIS") will provide you with a one-time payment for the actual and reasonable costs of a security deposit (敷金料), broker's fee (仲介手数料), and renter's insurance (保険料) as long as you commute to and from TWIS by riding the TWIS school bus (details to be provided separately) or bicycle.
You need to pay
Social Health Insurance
Resident Tax (ask for details)
Internet (if you need)
Please send you CV and supporting documents to firstname.lastname@example.org and include REF: www.ibschooljobs.com - Application for position as Music Teacher in the subject line of your email.