Preschool Teacher/Assistant Teacher

Description: 

Global Step Academy International School is looking for experienced and creative homeroom teachers and assistant teachers to work with children at an international preschool and kindergarten at a newly-opened branch in central Tokyo. Daily responsibilities include lesson planning and active participation in all student activities and school events. Teachers must have a genuine interest in working and communicating with children of different nationalities, mother tongues, and backgrounds.[THE SCHOOL]Our schools are providing high-quality education to over 100 children in a relaxed, home-like atmosphere. Our curriculum is based on the "International Early Years Curriculum" with an extra focus on the teaching of sports, dance, and music. Main program students range from 2 to 6 years old. All non-academic subjects are taught by specialist teachers.All lessons are taught in English, as about half of our students are mother-tongue speakers. [WORKING CONDITIONS]Working Hours: 8 hours (main program 8:30-17:30).Working Days: Monday to Friday.Holidays: Japanese National Holidays + about 6 weeks of school holidays + paid holidaysAllowances: transportation fees reimbursement (up to 15,000/month), Social Insurance (Shakai Hoken) for full-time employees. Professional development opportunities are also available.[DUTIES]-Develop and implement lesson plans and classroom activities aligned with the school concept.-Assess students regularly and analyze student results; refine and differentiate classroom instruction based on assessment data and student needs.-Involve parents and guardians as partners in their students’ education.-Manage student behavior.-Actively participate in professional development activities, and work closely with colleagues.-Maintain accurate student records and attendance.-Identify unique student needs and collaborate with team members to effectively address those needs.-Support the mission, vision, and core values of Global Step Academy International School-Perform other related duties as required and assigned (school bus attendant duties, classroom cleaning, and management).[REQUIRED SKILLS]-Knowledge of child cognitive development -Ability to understand and arrange qualitative and quantitative student data-Ability to assess students of different mother tongues and backgrounds-Ability to collaborate with parents and colleagues-Office proficiency[SALARY]235,000 to 280,000, depending on the position (homeroom teacher or assistant teacher), experience, and qualification.※Extra-curricular teaching such as after school is available for extra remuneration.[MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL LEVEL AND EXPERIENCE]-Native English speakers -Bachelors degree-Valid early childhood teaching credentials and experience are highly preferred.-Experience with international curriculums and Jolly Phonics is highly preferred.*Applicants who do not meet the requirements will not be contacted.