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Secondary School Humanities Teacher

Horizon Japan International School
Yokohama, Japan
US 3000 - 4000 a month
Start August 2019
1 year
  • Middle School, High School
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Humanities
  • Teaching Credential/License
  • Native English Speaker
  • A degree in Education/ or a Teaching credential
  • Two to five years current teaching experience in teaching Humanities
  • Experience working with an international education
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural setting
  • Familiarity with best practice methodologies as they apply to teaching a diverse student body as well as evidence of recent professional growth activities
  • Experience and commitment to sponsoring extracurricular and after school activities
  • Relocation allowance
  • Visa procurement assistance
  • Assistance with finding housing
  • Medical insurance
  • Sick leave
  • Subsidized public transportation
  • Professional development

Horizon Japan International School is accreditated by CIS and Kanagawa Prefecture and authorized to implement IB Diploma Programme. It is currently a candidate school to implement IB PYP and MYP. 

HJIS has an outstanding faculty who provide a safe, nurturing environment for students to learn in, foster intellectual rigor and independent thinking, and promote high standards, collegiality and an extremely strong sense of community.

We value candidates who exhibit a passion for teaching, who have experience with students from diverse backgrounds, whose pursuit of professional development is keen and ongoing, and whose academic background and teaching experience are directly relevant to the position.


  • Prepare and deliver lessons to a range of classes of different ages and abilities
  • Mark work, give appropriate feedback and maintain records of pupils' progress and development
  • Research new topic areas, maintaining up-to-date subject knowledge, and devise and write new curriculum materials
  • Select and use a range of different learning resources and equipment, including podcasts and interactive boards
  • Prepare pupils for qualifications and external examinations
  • Manage pupil behaviour in the classroom and on school premises, and apply appropriate and effective measures in cases of misbehaviour
  • Communicate with parents and carers over pupils' progress and participate in departmental meetings, parents' evenings and whole-school training events
  • Liaise with other professionals, such as learning mentors, careers advisers, educational psychologists and education welfare officers
  • Supervise and support the work of teaching assistants, trainee teachers and newly qualified teachers (NQTs)
  • Participate in and organise extracurricular activities, such as outings, social activities and sporting events
  • Undergo regular observations and participate in regular in-service training as part of continuing professional development (CPD)
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
Horizon Japan International School (HJIS) is an institution with a solid foundation that keeping a constant eye towards development and committed to excellence in teaching and learning. HJIS was founded in 2003, reflecting our strength of belief in the spirit of internationalism. HJIS holds accreditation from the Japanese Government and candidacy status for WASC and CIS. It is authorised by International Baccalaureate (IB) to implement the Diploma Programme (DP). It is also a member of the European Council of International Schools (ECIS) and Council of International Schools (CIS). Horizon, implements the following curricula which earns students diploma recognised worldwide:   Preschool and Kindergarten: Cambridge Early Years Foundation Stage Primary School (Grade 1-6): Cambridge International Primary Curriculum Middle School (Grade 7-8) Cambridge International Secondary Curriculum Grade 9 and 10:  International General Certificate of Secondary Education Curriculum Grade 11 and 12: IB Diploma Programme 
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This is a Direct to School Job
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