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Lower School Home Language Tutor – Japanese

International School of Brussels

Belgium

Job Details

Role Start Date

22 August 2024

Applications Close

15 August 2024

Min. Qualification

Bachelor Degree

Min. Experience

2 Years

Cover Letter

Not required

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Responsibilities
The Home Language teacher is responsible for supporting students to achieve the goals of the program.

Schedule
The Home Language teacher will teach classes according to the agreed schedule, three teaching hours on Thursdays from 11:00-14:30.

Place
The Home Language teacher and the students will meet in person at school, in a space reserved for them.

Students
All the students speak the taught language at home on a regular basis and claim it as an important part of their identities.

Specific
The Home Language teacher is responsible for:

- constructing detailed lessons following ISB practices and approaches, organized into chunks of learning, including all material selection
- communicating to students and parents the purpose, principles and practicalities of the program, including all learning objectives, assessment criteria and methods, timelines and examples of good performance
- providing challenging, engaging, differentiated and developmentally appropriate lessons to small groups of students
demonstrating a personal enthusiasm for the particular language, literature, culture
- assessing student work with a view to giving prompt, regular, constructive feedback to students
- providing students and parents with written progress reports each semester
- participating in professional development as required

Qualifications
Home Language teachers will have:
- formal language teaching qualifications
- preferably, at least two years of experience in this field
- a commitment to the school’s mission and values: inclusion, challenge, success for everyone, and developing international citizens and independent learners
- a commitment to learning: the students’ and their own
- knowledge of the required range of assessment strategies

We Offer

the opportunity to work in a dynamic, challenging, motivating and multicultural learning environment and to work with a highly professional faculty
the opportunity to add value to a successful, innovative organization through home language teaching within an important programme
the support of the Home Language Coordinator and the team of home language teachers
participation in a structured programme of professional appraisal and professional development focused on the necessary understandings, knowledge and skills for supporting excellence in language learning
workshops in the teaching of home language: an initial training for new home language teachers and follow-up workshops during the year
invitation to all relevant ISB social events e.g. faculty workshops, dinners, special events.

Compensation
Employment Status
Home language teachers can be independent (self-employed workers) or have a temporary contract

If they are not EU members, they need to have a work permit.

Recruitment Policy

The International School of Brussels is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion or marital status.

Number of Contract Days

There are 177 teaching days in addition to 4 professional development days held on campus.

Taxes

average of 40% + personal social security charges of 13.07%.

Accommodation

ISB only provides accommodation for interns. However, a monthly non-taxable home office allowance is paid to faculty.

Flights/Transport

ISB pays for the inbound flight for the new hire and their dependents from point of origin at the start of the contract as well as the outbound flight at the end of the contract.

Utilities

ISB does not cover the cost of utilities, other than an internet connection at home.

Moving Allowance

ISB pays for international removal costs up to a certain limit:
- 2500€ for international moves
- 2100€ for moves within the EU
An additional amount of 420€ is accorded per dependent.
The removal is billed directly to ISB to avoid teachers having to fund the cost if they accept the ISB recommended supplier.

Dependent Opportunities

Free tuition for children of foreign-hire Faculty & Staff.

Medical

ISB offers an extended medical coverage that includes hospitalization coverage, and supplementary medical/optical/dental insurance beyond the generous Belgian State system. . Hospitalization insurance is extended to spouse and children.

Disability

There is also a disability cover that guarantees 70% of income to retirement age in case of a serious accident or illness.

Other

Commuting allowance - ISB provides an annual public transport subscription

Retirement

Supplementary pension scheme, defined contribution type, 5% of gross salary increasing to 10% after three years.

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