Thank you for your interest in working at Enishi International School (EIS). EIS enjoys an excellent reputation for being a great school, a warm and welcoming community, and a rewarding place to work. We are interested in excellent teachers who are passionate about education and are willing and able to contribute to school and student life in a wide variety of ways.
EIS have an outstanding faculty who provide a safe, nurturing environment for students to learn in, foster intellectual rigor and independent thinking, and promote high standards, collegiality and an extremely strong sense of community.
EIS value candidates who exhibit a passion for teaching, who have experience with students from diverse backgrounds, whose pursuit of professional development is keen and ongoing, and whose academic background and teaching experience are directly relevant to the position.
Child Protection & Safeguarding
Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. EIS has a child protection policy in place.
EIS will be requesting a police background check with the local police authorities for each new employee. All new employees coming from outside Japan are required to provide a police background check from their current country of employment/residence and all previous countries worked.
- Bachelor’s Degree in the academic field related to the position applied
- Teacher certification from a recognized institution
- Native English speaker (or high level of fluency) – including in writing
- At least 3 years’ experience in the classroom at the school level (primary or secondary) relevant to the position applied for preferably in an IB, multicultural or international context
- Experience in inquiry-based curriculum
- Willingness to work for at least 3 years at EIS
- Preparation, marking, report writing, and all other administration related to the teaching of the subject(s)
- Participate in departmental meetings, planning, in-service training activities, and invigilation duties as required by the administrators
- Work closely with the IB Coordinator and other colleagues to develop curriculum as needed
- Be available to conference with students out of class
- Promptly pass information to advisors and Coordinators when student’s attendance, academic performance, or behavior is praiseworthy or giving cause for concern
- To be available for work on campus in good time to complete all necessary preparations and meetings before the start of the term
- To respect the confidential nature of discussions at staff meetings and other contexts in which sensitive information is likely to be communicated – particularly in terms of interaction with students
- Support school life by chaperoning activities, clubs, field trips, camp, and being an advisor to a group of students
- Fulfill other duties as required by the administrators
- Create a curriculum with lessons, units, themes, and work that provides student growth and development
- Work with the rest of the school team to create transdisciplinary (primary level) or interdisciplinary (secondary level) units and occupations that connect to a variety of subjects
- Deliver meaningful lessons and guide experiences that develop student skills and engagement
- Provide appropriate and timely feedback on student work
- Organize day trips connected to the curriculum that get students out into the community
- Demonstrate the attributes of the IB learner profile
- Tech-savvy and willing to try out new technologies to enhance student’s learning
- Strong organizational skills
- Growth mindset and a life-long learner
- Flexible, creative, and open to new ideas and change
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Dedicated to student learning
- Team player with strong collaboration skills
- Willing to work creatively with available materials/ resources
- Able to create and teach transdisciplinary (primary level) or interdisciplinary (secondary level) lessons
- Understand the developmental characteristics, differences in learning styles and intelligence and adapt lesson planning and teaching appropriately
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