Japanese Teacher

The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts (ASMSA), a campus of the University of Arkansas System, invites applications from qualified candidates for a position in the Outreach Department as a Japanese Instructor beginning August 2017. This is a ten-month, full-time position. ASMSA is a public, residential high school for academically talented and motivated eleventh- and twelfth-grade students from across Arkansas. The Japanese teacher will be shared between ASMSA and the Lakeside School Districts. Both are located in Hot Springs Arkansas.

At ASMSA, the teacher will teach high school Japanese I and II with the possibility of co-teaching a Japanese Culture and Civilization class. At Lakeside, the teacher will teach high school Japanese I and II with the possibility of teaching additional classes.

The successful candidate should have teaching experience and a bachelor's degree or higher in Japanese language studies, Japanese Teacher Education, or a related field.  Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree and at least three years of teaching experience.

Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in working with gifted students, teaching through technology, developing interdisciplinary curricula, team planning skills and problem solving skills.

As a residential community of learning, ASMSA’s core philosophy values the development of students’ interests and talents beyond the classroom.  As such, faculty are expected to support student research, provide tutoring assistance, facilitate successful transitions for incoming juniors, promote the school through outreach programs and contribute to the residential experience.
Eligible candidates should provide a letter of interest, teaching philosophy statement, vita, contact information for three references, completed application, and an unofficial transcript via email to humanresources@asmsa.org.

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