Japanese Instructor

Institution: 
Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts

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 teach students on the ASMSA campus and at the Lakeside School District. Both are located in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas.

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. In some cases significant appropriate experience may substitute for area of study as guided by Arkansas Department of Education regulation. 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.

Interested candidates may address questions to Assistant Dean David Slaymaker, who can be contacted at: 501-622-5434 or slaymakerd@asmsa.org.

Posting Date: 
April 28, 2017
Job Status: 
open