DSK International - International School in Kobe

Career Opportunities

DSKI is committed to an equal opportunities employment policy. We do not discriminate against gender, nationality or racial identity and ethnicity and welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates from all backgrounds. We do ask that all candidates are willing to undergo background checks before any contract of employment is offered.

Currently Recruiting for

Please email jobs@dskobe.org a letter of application and full CV.

ESL/Support Teacher

To start in August Full Time vacancy, working in the afternoons, five days a week.

Please email an up to date CV to jobs@dskobe.org.

Saturday School English Language Class Teacher (2 positions)

Employment Period: September 2024 – June 2025

The Saturday school of Deutsche Schule Kobe International located on Rokko Island in Kobe is a Saturday morning school open to children with an English, German and French speaking background. The courses are designed to meet the demand from parents for language based programs, structured to the specific needs of children who desire to enhance or master their skills in the individual language chosen.

As a Saturday School Language Class Teacher you will organize and be in complete in charge of your class on your own and…

  • Teach all aspects of the English language to your students.including speaking, reading writing, grammar, comprehension, etc. based on the IB school curriculum
  • Prepare and develop independent daily lesson plans and materials based on the curriculum
  • Supervise students in your class during working hours
  • Provide feedback and evaluation of the student's progress

Working Conditions:

  • 30 Saturdays throughout the school year (Exact dates can be found on the DSKI website Saturday School page)
  • Teaching Hours: 9:00-12:00
  • Working Hours: 8:15 – 12:15
  • Starting Date will be September 7, 2024


  • ¥16,700/day
  • Transportation covered at cost i.e. your residence/school/your residence to a maximum of ¥20,000 per month)
  • Completion bonus of ¥53,700 at the end of the contract period (conditions apply)

You will possess the following requirements:

  • Experience working with children (5-15 years of age)
  • Experience with primary classroom management
  • Background in ESL and/or related fields
  • Experience with multi-level classes is a must
  • Relevant teaching experience
  • Bachelor degree, Teaching degree or language instruction certificate etc. an asset
  • Native English speaker is a must
  • Proper residence or work visa is a must
  • Be reliable, hardworking, punctual and being able to be both a team player and also able to work independently

Application instructions:

  1. Submit resume and cover letter and two references to: saturday.coordinator@dskobe.org
  2. We thank all applicants for applying and will only contact appropriate chosen candidates for an interview
  3. We do not provide visas or sponsorship and are looking only for those teachers residing in the Kansai area only who can come to our school to do the job.