Employment Opportunities

Working at SJIS

Working at SJIS is like entering a home away from home. The student body and school community warmly welcome new staff members. As a staff member of SJIS you will be respected and given the freedom to grow in your field of expertise. Staff are provided with professional development and the opportunity to participate in school events.

Our ideal applicants are empathetic, skilled, innovative and passionate about nurturing excellence in children. If this sounds like you and you have the right to work in Australia, we encourage you to apply for the positions advertised and register your interest in future employment opportunities by contacting us.

International Division Positions Vacant

Deputy Principal (International Division)

Sydney Japanese International School (SJIS) is a unique school offering both the Japanese curriculum and the New South Wales curriculum. We are a small school that enjoys the benefits of a harmonious and passionate staff located in the serene environment of Terrey Hills.

The International Division of SJIS offers the NSW K-6 curriculum to children from diverse cultural backgrounds. SJIS fosters students’ development through its unique bilingual and bicultural program. The International Division prides itself on a high level of academic achievement, small class sizes and a caring and stimulating learning environment.

About the role

The Deputy Principal of International Division reports directly to the Principal and the General Manager. Along with the Deputy Principal of the Japanese Division, they form the School leadership team.

Skills and experience

The successful applicant will have successful teaching experience in the NSW curriculum as well as:

  • The capacity to lead staff to achieve excellent student learning outcomes through quality teaching, learning and classroom practice.
  • Sound knowledge of curriculum, assessment and student welfare with the ability to lead and design quality, inclusive teaching and learning programs.
  • Educational leadership skills to build the capacity and manage the performance of individuals and teams.
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build relationships and engage students, staff and parents.
  • Ability to plan and manage resources effectively and equitably to support teaching and learning in order to achieve agreed educational goals.
  • Knowledge of and skills in implementing strategies to differentiate for EAL/D and students with specific learning needs.
  • Demonstrated capacity to incorporate ICT as a tool for enhanced teaching and learning.

Japanese language skills are not required. Japanese cultural understanding is preferred. The candidate should have a willingness to collaborate and work harmoniously in a bilingual environment.

Salary is determined by your teaching qualifications and school experience.

Please email your application with your CV and an accompanying letter addressing the skill set to: [email protected]

Applications close: Tuesday 3rd of March 2020.

Casual teaching roles are available in the International Primary division. You must hold the right to work in Australia and hold teaching qualifications that are recognised in Australia.

Japanese Division Positions Vacant

No positions available

The teachers of the Japanese Division are dispatched by the Ministry of Education in Japan. Please contact them if you are interested in applying.