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Japan’s first boarding school for primary school pupils Opportunity to help create next-generation global education

Jinseki International School opened in April 2020 as Japan’s first Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) accredited international boarding school for primary school pupils. It provides early global education for children from Japan and other countries in a holistic setting through English-immersion and explorative programs using a curriculum based on those of Swiss boarding schools. Jinseki aims to fully develop pupils’ potential by fostering self-reliance and communication skills under the guidance of teaching professionals in a full boarding school that feels like a second home. Located in the Jinseki Kogen region of Hiroshima Prefecture and surrounded by nature, the school is now inviting submissions from persons interested in helping to nurture the young people who will be active in the next generation.

Teaching position

General description A successful applicant will work as a class teacher, teaching various subjects, along with an appointed teacher for Japanese language and literacy for their class, and managing a small-sized class (maximum of 16 children). As this is a boarding school, the role will also involve education in a broader sense, including pastoral care.
Requirement Has a university or postgraduate degree.
Holds a valid primary school teaching licence with over 5 years of classroom teaching experience.
Has interest and understanding in global education.
Has good knowledge about Project Based Learning.
Understands school’s philosophy and passionate about working with children.
Has English proficiency to deliver classes in English.
Proficient in technology.
Working hours Variable working hours over a one-year period (average of 40 hours per week).
Remuneration Annual salary (to be determined based on experience, age, previous salary).
Employee benefits The benefits package includes a housing allowance and assistance with fees for employee children attending Jinseki School.
How to apply Complete and send the form below. We will contact you within a few days.

Administrative position

General description Jinseki International School is Japan’s first boarding school for primary school pupils. All pupils live in dormitory accommodation at the school. The position being offered involves general administration of the school corporation. We welcome applications from persons with experience in incorporated educational institutions and school administration. Specific responsibilities will include clerical work relating to the school’s Board of Directors/Council; preparation of applications for approval by Hiroshima Prefecture and related notifications, reports; budget, financial closing and other accounting work; clerical work related to Mutual Aid for Private Schools, personnel and hiring, facilities maintenance and information and communication technology.
Eligibility requirements Has graduated from university or graduate school.
Has a good understanding of global education.
Identifies with the school’s philosophy and can bring passion to the job.
Has native-level Japanese ability
Has basic knowledge of how to use a PC.
Has a broad sense of values and can work cooperatively with others.
Working hours Start: 8:00AM End: 5:00PM
Probational period There is a probational period of three months. In principle, the terms of employment are the same during the probational period.
Remuneration Annual salary (to be determined based on experience, age, previous salary).
Allowances Allowances include transportation, meal and overtime allowances.
Employee benefits The benefits package includes Mutual Aid for Private Schools (health insurance, employees’ pension), employment insurance, workers’ accident compensation insurance, childcare leave, nursing-care leave.
How to apply Complete and send the form below. We will contact you within a few days.

Boarding houseparent position

General description

All pupils live in dormitory accommodation. This is to provide a setting to help young people from around the world to acquire communication skills and develop consideration for others through close contact with adults in a stress-free learning environment. Successful applicants will live in as house parents, occupying accommodation adjacent to the living space of the children in the same building.

Specifically, they will:
・Assist with everyday living from the time classes end until bedtime, while pupils are in bed and from the time pupils rise in the morning to the start of classes. (Meal preparation, cleaning and laundry are handled by specialist staff.)
・Communicate information to parents about how their children are faring in the boarding.

Eligibility requirements Capable of living at the school either as a married couple or as an individual.
Has a primary school teaching license, kindergarten teaching license or childcare certificate (required by at least one of the two spouses in the case of married couples).
Has a good understanding of global education.
Identifies with the school’s philosophy and can bring passion to the job.
Has everyday English conversation ability.
Has basic knowledge of how to use a PC.
Working hours Split work shift (during school term) Start: 6:00PM End: 9:00AM next day
At other times Start: 8:00AM End: 5:00PM
※2021 academic year holidays Summer: June 19 – September 3, Winter: December 8 – January 8, Spring: March 19 – March 31
Remuneration Annual salary (to be determined based on experience, age, previous salary)
Employee benefits The benefits package includes a housing allowance, meal allowance and assistance with fees for employee children attending Jinseki School.
How to apply Complete and send the form below. We will contact you within a few days.

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