Japanese Teacher (Part-time)

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NIST Child Protection SafeguardingIn line with international standards, NIST maintains strong child protection policies and procedures. All applicants are screened to ensure that they meet the legal and ethical requirements for employment in Thailand, and our school strives to provide a safe, secure environment for all students.


Urgently Required for October 2020

NIST is looking for an effective and collaborative teacher of Japanese to join our team. The preferred candidate will have experience teaching Japanese up to secondary school students, perhaps some familiarity about the International Baccalaureate (IB) Japanese language programme, thorough knowledge of Japanese language learning, as well as the necessary degree/ teaching qualifications. The ideal candidate would preferably be based in Thailand at present.

Professional expectations:

  • Excellent references indicating a passion for Japanese studies
  • Strong beliefs that student confidence starts with the acquisition of foundational content, skills, and understandings
  • Differentiated teaching practices to help all students succeed in Japanese studies
  • High expectations for all students
  • Familiarity with online tools (whether self-created or other applications) to support reinforcement/ extension/ interest
  • Belief that Japanese studies is fun
  • Flexibility, risk taker, and open to or creator of, new ideas
  • Appreciation that beliefs and attitudes (growth mindset/ resilience) are essential for success
  • Experience with curriculum review and development
  • Appreciation of the impact of formative assessment (as, for, and of learning)
  • Creativity to permit students to demonstrate their learning through multiple channels
  • Awareness of practices to support non-native Japanese speakers and learning support students
  • Willingness to support students beyond designated classes should the need arise
  • Staying up-to-date about best teaching and learning practices
  • Effective and positive department collaborator
  • Ability to teach across a range of age groups
  • Pedagogical practices in line with the school’s mission, vision and values
  • Utilization of different cultural practices in line with international mindedness
  • Ensuring students authentically understand the what, why, and how they learn
  • Willingness to seek pre-emptive support when uncertain
  • Belief in a holistic educational experience and an ability to connect with students within and beyond the classroom
  • Perform duties in accordance with the NIST Child Safeguarding Code of Conduct and NIST Professional Code of Conduct
  • Support school community, professional standards, and trust
  • Demonstrate at all times the learner profile attributes/ dispositions
  • Complete all duties as defined by the school’s leadership for the designated roles

Qualifications & Other Requirements

  • Valid passport or Thai ID Card
  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree holder
  • Outstanding communication skills in Japanese (both written/ spoken)
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Preferred candidate with substantial knowledge of IB MYP/DP programme
  • Have at least 2 years of teaching experience

NIST is an ambitious school with a mission to do our best for every student. We have a focus on achievement in the broadest sense, and a collaborative and inquiry-based approach is an expected feature in classrooms and also within the professional life of the school. Contributing beyond expectations and taking part in activities of the school are important to us, as are an open mind and a commitment to professional learning.

How to Apply

Interested applicants are invited to apply by sending a letter of application, a full resume indicating qualifications and experience, and a recent photograph to the recruitment team at employment@nist.ac.th or narissas@nist.ac.th

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