At Daizawa International School we facilitate a fun, creative, energetic, and positive educational environment for children. Our school’s approach is influenced by the Reggio Emilia Approach: focusing on the individual child, giving them many outlets to grow in a variety of ways, and develop a lifelong love of learning.
We are looking for experienced and qualified head teachers who have the skills to thrive in a team-based setting and place a high emphasis on teaching standards and educational quality.
Our head teachers are all individuals who want to challenge traditional teaching modes, and who are passionate about lending their ideas to make that change a reality. Teachers who have interest or experience student-led and project-based methodology are highly preferred. Educators with experience in the arts (performative or medium based) are also preferred.
To learn more about our school, visit our website.
Head Teacher qualifications:
-Must be a native English speaker (spoken and written)
-Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education/Elementary Education or Bachelors Degree and ECE Certification
-2+ years teaching experience in native-language setting
-All teachers must complete a two month paid training period upon initial hiring
-Must be comfortable using an Apple computer
Starting Salary for Head Teachers Increased Based On:
-Government (Japan or Home Country) Teaching License/Accreditation
-Experience Teaching in Accredited Schools.
-Team Management Experience.
-Phonics and Literacy Teaching Experience
-Modern student-centered/constructivist approach towards education
-Excellent Teacher:Student Ratios
-Art/Creativity-based workshops and ECE workshops throughout the year
-Workshops and Training with Reggio Children/Educators in Reggio Emilia, Italy
-Further education support for long-term staff including: Japanese licensing (hoikushi, elementary teacher license, etc…), home country license, PhD, Masters, university class support
-16 Days Winter Holiday
-9 Day Golden Week Holiday
-National Holidays Off (~10-15 a year)
-10+ Annual Paid Leave (Increases with time in the school)
-Flexible Long-Holidays during Seasonal Breaks
-Transportation Reimbursement Provided
-Health Insurance/Pension Support