Under the auspices of the United Nations and guided by its ideals, the United Nations International School (UNIS) provides an inclusive and diverse learning environment in which rigorous international programs foster academic excellence, innovation, creativity, and cross-cultural communication to educate and inspire its students to become an active force in shaping a better world: peaceful, compassionate and sustainable.
We seek an experienced International Baccalaureate (IB) teacher with a successful track record to teach Japanese (Language A and B) for Middle School and High School. We look for candidates with intelligence, excellent relationship skills, energy, optimism, creativity, a collaborative approach, passion for fostering a strong culture of student engagement in learning and close alignment with our mission. Our faculty models a spirit of collaboration and deep inquiry and inspires students to “become an active force in shaping a better world: peaceful, compassionate and sustainable.” Teachers and administrators will be partners in the ongoing design and implementation of UNIS’s vision of an innovative and relevant international education for our time.
Seeking experienced Japanese educator with a background in Middle School and High School teaching
This is a full-time position.
This teacher will be a part of a collaborative department with an internationally focused curriculum
Primary responsibilities include teaching Japanese as a mother tongue/heritage and as a foreign language to students in the Middle School and High School.
Skills & Competencies
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Excellent attention to detail
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong communication skills, oral and written, and ability to adapt messages to specific audiences, requiring different levels of detail
Pro-active, positive team player
Curious, inquiring, inventive, and open mindset
Bachelor’s Degree in teaching subjects. Master's Degree preferred
Experience in a K-12 educational environment essential
Five years teaching experience, preferably in an international setting
Demonstrated knowledge of current research in grades 5-8 and 9-12 language education
Strong communication, intra-personal and inter-personal skills
Effective management and organizational skills
Salary Range: Based on experience between $61,076-$100,951 (prorated)
All candidates must submit an electronic application via the school website: https://www.unis.org/about-unis/employment. Supporting documentation, such as a cover letter, resume, and three letters of recommendation, must be uploaded to the electronic application. Paper and emailed applications and documents will not be accepted from external candidates. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be ongoing.