DSK International - International School in Kobe

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Please email jobs@dskobe.org a letter of application and full CV.

Part-time Kokugo Teacher (非常勤国語教師)


Part-time German Teacher for Saturday School Program

Employment Period Contract: September 2020 – June 2021 (10 months)

The Saturday school of Deutsche Schule Kobe International located on Rokko Island in Kobe is a Saturday morning school open to children with a German speaking background. Our German language program is designed to meet the demand from parents for a German program structured to the specific needs of children who desire to enhance or master their individual language skills.

As a Saturday School Teacher, you will:
  • Teach German language classes.
  • Prepare and develop your own daily lesson plans based on the curriculum given to you.
  • Supervise children during working hours.
  • Provide feedback and evaluation of student’s progress.
  • Follow the Saturday School teachers guidelines
Working Conditions:
  • 30 Saturdays throughout the school year (Exact calendar dates and schedule will only be put up around May/June 2020 on the DSKI website
  • Saturday School page)
  • Teaching Hours: 9:00-12:00
  • Working Hours: 8:15 – 12:15
  • ¥15,500/day
  • Transportation covered at cost i.e. your residence/our school/your residence
  • Bonus of ¥50,000 at the end of the contract period (conditions apply)
You will possess the following requirements:
  • Experience working with children (5-15 years of age)
  • Experience with primary classroom management an asset
  • Background in ESL and/or related field.
  • Experience with multi-level students and classes a must.
  • Relevant teaching experience
  • Bachelor degree, Teaching degree or language instruction certificate an asset
  • Native German speaker a must
  • Be responsible, hardworking and punctual
Application instructions:
  • Submit resume and cover letter and two references to: saturday.coordinator@dskobe.org
  • We thank all applicants for applying BUT will only contact those with suitable qualifications and experience who we will call in for an interview.
  • Please note this is a part-time contracted position only so the applicant should be residing in Japan and have a proper work, residence or spouse visa.
  • Applicants from abroad will not be considered as we do not provide sponsorship or assistance with getting you a visa.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who are in Japan for the long term.