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Career Opportunities

Currently Recruiting for

  • Early Years Assistant Teacher
  • Saturday School German Language Teacher.

Please see below for more details.

Who we are

DSK International (DSKI) is a German school abroad and an IB World School for children ages 2 to 14. At DSKI, we provide an exceptional, innovative education anchored by our German heritage and recognized for embracing the rich diversity in our learners and our world. We approach education holistically in order to ensure that students learn using their heads, their hearts and their hands. The school curriculum is based on the Primary Years Programme (PYP) of the International Baccalaureate Organisation and the Thüringen Curriculum.

We foster learning through:

  • Student centred learning – Inquiry based learning
  • Excellent Education
  • Multilingual Education – (English, Japanese, German)
  • Holistic Learning Approach

Early Years Assistant Teacher

Our Early Years Programme is growing! Therefore we are looking for a caring and organized Early Years Assistant Teacher who has experience with kindergarten learners and a solid understanding of early childhood development. Excellent work standards and communication skills in English (plus German and/or Japanese) are required. For further inquiry please look into the job description. Start will be from August 20th, 2018. If you are interested please send a cover letter, CV and copies of relevant certificates to the Principal at principal@dskobe.org. Applications will close 29th of June 2018. Short-listed applicants will be contacted via e-mail to arrange a Skype or Face to Face interview if appropriate.

Job tasks and responsibilities

  • Teach children in consultation with Early Years Coordinator and senior Kindergarten teachers
  • Organise the classroom and learning resources and create displays to encourage a positive learning environment
  • Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for using relevant technology to support instruction
  • Motivate students with enthusiastic, imaginative attitude
  • Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and agreements of the school
  • Help guide children from one place to another
  • Clean up children, change diapers, assist children with changing clothes
  • Monitor children in a variety of settings (e.g. classroom, playground, field trips) to ensure a safe learning environment
  • Supervise lunch
  • Ensure a safe learning environment by keeping the classroom and toys clean
  • Keep records of children’s attendance
  • Keeping appropriate progress reports (formal, anecdotal, rubric, checklists)
  • Work with others to plan and coordinate work
  • Assist in organising and take part in school events, outings and activities which may take place at weekends or in the evening
  • Liaise with colleagues and work flexibly
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Attend workshops to continue professional development
  • Provides appropriate assistance to students with special needs

Education and experiences

  • Relevant exams or Bachelor degree
  • Ideally Teaching qualifications for kindergarten
  • Relevant teaching experience as an assistant teacher (2 years)

Competencies

  • High work standards
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Organizing and planning
  • Problem solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexibility

Recruitment Process:

All applicants will receive a response confirming their application. You will be guided from there.

Saturday School German Language Teacher


Employment Period: September 2018 – June 2019

The Saturday school of Deutsche Schule Kobe International is a Saturday morning school open to children with an English, German and French speaking background. The German Program is designed to meet the demand from parents for a German program structured to the specific needs of children who desire to master the German language or to improve and enhance their German language skills.

As a Saturday School Teacher, you will:

  • Teach one of our German language classes
  • Prepare and develop your own daily lesson plans
  • Supervise and teach children during working hours
  • Provide feedback and evaluation of student’s progress

Working Conditions:

  • 30 Saturdays throughout the school year - (exact dates can be found on the Saturday School page)
  • Teaching Hours: 9:00-12:00
  • Working Hours: 8:15 – 12:15

Compensation:

  • ¥15,000/day

You will possess the following requirements:

  • Experience working with children (5-15 years of age) a must
  • Experience with primary classroom management an asset
  • Background in ESL and/or related field a must
  • Experience with multi-level children in classes a must
  • Relevant teaching experience of at least 2 years a must
  • Bachelor degree, Teaching degree or qualification or language instruction certificate an asset
  • Native German speaker a must

Application instructions:

  1. Submit resume with your photo, cover letter and one reference to: Cecil at cecil.burton@dskobe.org
  2. We thank all applicants for applying! Please understand that we will contact only shortlisted candidates for an interview.