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Estimated Pay $26 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Chatsworth, California

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Job Description

Chaminade College Preparatory seeks a dynamic, innovative, and engaging JAPANESE TEACHER with great classroom management skills for our high school & middle school campuses (grades 6-12) in West Hills & Chatsworth, California. This is a full-time position. The successful candidate has experience teaching high school and/or middle school Japanese or relevant experience. Through these courses, teachers instruct students on how to build comprehension and fluency in the language being learned, and develop students critical, cultural, historical, and literary sensitivities. These are essential contemporary skills that allow students to flourish in a diverse range of academic, professional, and cultural contexts. A successful candidate will know how to design and implement lessons that enable all students to succeed and reach their full potential.

Key Responsibilities
•Teaches 2-4 sections of Japanese

•Helps to develop and design curriculum across both our middle and high school campuses

•Under the supervision of the vice principals, teaches standards-based (California state and Archdiocesan) curriculum. In a timely manner, plans lessons; provides feedback and grades on assignments; maintains grades, attendance, and other school records; and communicates with students, their families, and counselors when students need support.

•Collaborates with department members and course counterpart(s) to evaluate, monitor, and update curriculum, assessment, and pacing guides under the guidance of the Department Chair.

•Ensures that instructional strategies respect students' diverse social identities while still corresponding to Catholic Marianist values and the mission of the school.

•Integrates technology by using BlackBoard Learning Management System (LMS) (can provide training), discipline-based learning technology tools, and other collaborative and productivity tools (*Note: All students use a school-issued Lenovo Thinkpad tablet daily)

•Is knowledgeable about new trends and developments in classical languages and cultures, instructional strategies, and assessment.

•Has a passion for teaching Japanese and the culture of the Japanese-speaking world at the secondary and intermediate level and is skilled at working with middle to high school aged students.

•A minimum of a bachelor's degree in the subject discipline is required. A teaching credential in the subject discipline is preferred.

•Prior teaching experience, especially in a Catholic educational setting, is preferred; however, relevant experience in the field is also strongly considered.

How to Apply

Applications are only accepted though our online application system. Please call the Human Resources office at (818) 366-9284 if you require assistance or accommodation in order to complete the application process.

If you are viewing this posting on another website, our online application can be found at

This position is open until filled.

About Chaminade

Chaminade is an independent co-educational Catholic school serving approximately 2,000 students in grades 6-12 at our two beautiful campuses located in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles. One of the best things about Chaminade is our strong sense of family. We work together, play together, and pray together. We are a family, a community committed to the success and well-being of each and every student.

Our Mission:

We inspire young people to love, learn, and lead through our Catholic and Marianist traditions of a loving faith, academic excellence, and moral responsibility.

Our Vision:

Chaminade College Preparatory graduates are prepared, inspired, and equipped to:

  • Share God's love by caring for others and seeking justice and peace.
  • Learn, adapt, and grow with the world around them.
  • Become servant leaders and positive contributors to society.

The Characteristics of Marianist Education

Chaminade's mission and culture are deeply rooted in the five Characteristics of Marianist Education which are:

  • Educate for Formation in Faith
  • Provide an Integral Quality Education
  • Educate in Family Spirit
  • Educate for Service, Justice, and Peace
  • Educate for Adaptation and Change.

For more information about Chaminade, visit our website at:

Salary and Benefits

Chaminade faculty enjoy a competitive compensation structure and comprehensive employee benefit plan including medical, dental, vision (with significant contributions made toward family coverage), life insurance, long-term disability insurance, voluntary life, voluntary long-term care insurance, health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and employer contribution to the Chaminade retirement plan.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Chaminade College Preparatory is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, color, national origin or ancestry, gender, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, or genetic information, or other basis protected by law for employment in a Catholic school. Applicants who need an accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment and hiring process should contact the human resources department in order to discuss reasonable accommodation.

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