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Japanese Teacher, 1/4-Time Teaching Position

The College Preparatory School
Japanese III
Quarter time Teaching Position
The College Preparatory School, an independent high school in Oakland, California, seeks a dynamic and innovative teacher of Japanese III for the academic year 2014-2015. Candidates should have experience teaching Japanese to English-speaking students at the secondary or college level. They should be prepared for the special claims of an independent school and for the commitment required by a demanding and rewarding academic environment.  Teachers thrive at College Prep when they stir and share the intellectual energy and curiosity of our well-prepared and motivated students and when they partake in the opportunities offered by a rich co-curricular program and a tightly knit and diverse community.
This position includes teaching one class of Japanese III, five days a week. The goals of this class are to create a full immersion classroom experience, to teach advanced writing skills, and to promote a global perspective among the students. Candidates should be interested in and prepared to provide significant cultural information about Japan. They should also be prepared to spend an additional period a day getting to know and to help students outside of the classroom. The salary is competitive.  A much enjoyed and appreciated benefit is a prepared lunch for faculty and staff.
Please send resume and cover letter to:
Annie Knudsen, Dean of Faculty, The College Preparatory School.
Email address:
Write your full name and “Japanese 2014-2015” in the subject line.
Please do not send a fax or a paper copy. For more information about our school, visit our website at
College Prep, as an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in its hiring of employees, on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship, marital or veteran status, age or disability.  We actively seek diversity among faculty and administration as well as among students, and we encourage applications from candidates of underrepresented backgrounds.

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