Career Opportunities at DESK

General Introduction

Deutsche Schule Kobe/European School is seeking to employ qualified and experienced primary school teachers (native level of English proficiency required) to start in September 2017.

The candidate must be qualified to teach in primary school and ideally have a minimum of two years’ teaching experience (IB PYP an asset). We are looking for a candidate with a warm and caring disposition as well as an ability to connect with children and build a rapport with parents. We expect creativity, commitment and the ability to collaborate with other colleagues. A good knowledge of German and/or Japanese will be an advantage.

Please send a cover letter, CV, and 3 references addressed to Principal at sekretariat@dskobe.org. Applications will close March 17, 2017. Short-listed applicants will be contacted via e-mail to arrange a Skype or Face to Face interview if appropriate.

 

Education

  • State Exam, Bachelor degree or higher from an accredited university
  • Teaching qualifications for primary school
  • Master’s Degree an asset

 

Experience

  • Relevant teaching experience an asset (2 years) however newly qualified teachers are welcome to apply.
  • PYP teaching experience and professional training in IB workshops are an asset.
  • Constructivist or Inquiry Teaching experience outside of the IB.
  • Physical Education experience an asset.

 

Who we are

The Deutsche Schule Kobe/European School (DESK) is a German school abroad and an IB World School for children ages 2 to 14. At DESK, 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 – http://www.ibo.org/pyp/ ) of the International Baccalaureate Organisation (http://www.ibo.org/) and the Thüringen Curriculum.

 

We foster learning through:

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

Open Positions

 

Class teachers (full time)

We are looking for supportive and inspiring teachers who have experience with primary school learners and a solid understanding of the latest pedagogy on how primary students learn. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required.


Deutscher Lehrer (Vollzeit)/German teacher (full time)

Unsere Schule sucht eine/n aufgeschlossene/n und Lehrer/in mit Erfahrung im Grundschulbereich und fundierten pädagogischen Wissen über alternative Unterrichtsformen. Sehr gute Englischkenntnisse sowie gute kommunikative Kompetenzen sind ein Muss.

We are looking for a supportive and inspiring teacher who has experience with primary school learners and a solid understanding of the latest pedagogy on how primary students learn. Excellent English and communication skills are required.

 

Saturday School Introductory Information:

The Saturday school of Deutsche Schule Kobe/European School is a Saturday morning school open to children with an English, German or French speaking background. This course is designed to meet the demand from parents for an language program structured to the specific needs of children who desire to master their chosen language or to enhance their language skills.
 
 
(2 English and 1 German needed - translation required)
We are looking for an attentive and supportive teacher who has experience with primary school learners and a solid understanding of language acquisition. A strong background in the field of ESL and multi-level class instruction is required. 
 
 
We are looking for an organised and supportive teacher who has experience with primary learners and a solid understanding of language acquisition. Excellent communication and managerial skills are required.
 
 
We are looking for a helpful and hardworking person to assist in a German Saturday School classroom. Excellent communication and collaborative skills are required.
 
Wir suchen nach einer engagierten und hilfsbereiten Person, die in einer Klasse der deutsche Samstagsschule assistiert. Exzellente Kommunikationseigenschaften und Teamfähigkeiten sind obligatorisch.