German language teacher

Position Name: German language teacher

Department: Second Languages Department

Supervisors: Head of Department (Second Language), K-8 Coordinator, MYP Coordinator, High school Coordinator, IB Coordinator, Vice Principal

Position Description:

  • Teach German language and literature courses to Middle/High School German students as a second and primary language (Language B)
  • Teach German language and literature courses to Middle/High School German students as a second and primary language (Language B)
  • Act as a liaison between KIS administration, teaching staff, individual German students and their parents
  • Develop German language and literature curriculum for Middle/High School level within PYP, MYP and IB framework
  • Translate web material and documents pertaining to KIS intended for parents of German students from English to German
  • Teach the history of German literature with an emphasis on modern literature and selected literary works, literary skills including text handling, written and oral presentations

Preferred Academic Qualifications:

  • B.A/M.A. (or equivalent) from a recognized university;
  • B.Ed/TESOL/or language teaching certificate desirable

Professional Experience:

  • At least one year teaching experience or equivalent in a multi-cultural or international context

Professional Skills:

  • Dedicated to student learning
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Team player with ability to delegate and coordinate work
  • Willing to work creatively with available materials/ resources
  • Able to create and teach interdisciplinary lessons.
  • Understand the developmental characteristics, differences in learning styles and intelligence and adapt lesson planning and teaching appropriately
  • Capacity to support the goals and mission of KIS through his/her personal philosophy.


  • Support KIS guiding principles
  • Teach up to 75% out of total instructional periods in a 6-day cycle.
  • Preparation, marking, report writing and all other administration related to the teaching of the subject(s)
  • Participate in departmental meetings, planning, in-service training activities and invigilation duties as required by the Head of Department or Coordinators
  • Be available to conference with students out of class
  • Promptly pass information to advisors, residential Parents and Coordinators when student’s attendance, academic performance or behaviour is praiseworthy or giving cause for concern
  • To be available for work on campus in good time to complete all necessary preparations and meetings before the start of the term.
  • To hand-over all relevant material l to the HoD/Coordinator upon departure from KIS
  • To respect the confidential nature of discussions at staff meetings and other contexts in which sensitive information is likely to be communicated – particularly in terms of interaction with students.
  • Support residential life of the school by chaperoning activities, clubs, field trips, camp, long weekend field day etc., and being advisor to a group of students
  • Fulfill other duties as required by the Head of department/Vice Principal/Principal

To be considered for the position, please do the following:

  1. Download application form (Click Here)
  2. Fill-in the required information
  3. Email the completed form along with CV / Resume and letter of interest to: stating the position applied for in the subject line

Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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