Online IB DP Japanese Teacher - Part-Time Job at Dwight School, New York, NY

  • Dwight School
  • New York, NY

Job Description


Online IB DP Language Acquisition: Japanese B (Part-Time)


Position Overview


Dwight Global Online School, which was recently named the #2 best online high schools in the United States by Newsweek magazine, is seeking an experienced and innovative IB DP Japanese B T eacher to teach virtual classes.  The classes will start in August 2024, but summer preparation is required starting in June 2024.   


The ideal candidate is a flexible and innovative team player with a gift for igniting the spark of genius in online students around the world.  Though this position is remote, and the teacher may be located any where, the teacher should be available to teach synchronous classes during morning or evening Eastern Time.  



  • Intentionally construct and develop a virtual interactive classroom environment for students to grow in the DP curriculum
  • Creatively adapts to online teaching and is versed in emerging language acquisition app-based technologies in order to offer robust classes online
  • Guide students in Group 2 content and skill as conscientious members of the Dwight learning community
  • Develop and foster students’ ATL skill progression throughout the program 
  • Form relationships with students in an effort to foster personal academic growth within each pupil 
  • Teach critical thinking and analysis while delivering an excellent DP Japanese B curriculum
  • Collaborate closely with other Dwight Global IB colleagues concerning the development of the online DP program, student wellness and growth, and professional development to yield a positive and healthy school environment 
  • Adhere to the curricular requirements concerning source content and assessment of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (DP)
  • Display a commitment to diversity and creating a culture of equity, inclusion, and belonging intheir approach to teaching and learning, as they are recognized and valued by Dwight
  • Support the IB Core through TOK course integration, enhance CAS extension, and mentor Extended Essays 
  • Create and build an online course via Canvas, our LMS, over the summer and be ready to implement in the fall. 


  • Finds joy in teaching and believes in supporting the IB philosophy in both pedagogy and classroom experience. 
  • Demonstrates pedagogical skill and appreciation for the IB; at least eight (8) years of relevant, full-time high school language acquisition teaching experience.
  • Demonstrates competency in teaching students with varying skill levels 
  • Has excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing
  • Experience with thoughtful integration of technology into curricula
  • Experience in the IB Diploma Program is required 
  • Experience with online teaching and learning
  • Preferred experience grading IB internal or external exams of subject-specific papers
  • Eagerness to contribute positively to the Dwight Global community
  • Willingness to engage with and learn from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences
  • Ability to bring joy, kindness, maturity, humor, hard work,  and flexibility to the school environment

About Dwight


Dwight School is the first school in the Americas to offer all four International Baccalaureate programs from preschool to grade 12. Guided by our mission of igniting the spark of genius in every child, Dwight is an inclusive school that aims to meet the unique needs, abilities, and interests of each student. At the same time, Dwight challenges every student to develop intellectual independence, respect for diversity and belonging, and to become innovators and thought leaders.  Dwight Global, Dwight’s online program, seeks to extend the mission of Dwight School to students around the world.


Known for its low student-teacher ratio, Dwight enrolls 1,100 students with 400 faculty and staff.  Our School rests on three pillars: personalized learning, community, and global vision. As part of a leading global network of schools, Dwight offers employees exciting cross-campus opportunities. Additionally, with the support of The Dwight School Foundation’s generous grants, Dwight provides faculty professional development, enabling teachers to deepen their content knowledge and pursue their own sparks of genius to be shared with the community.


About the Dwight Global Program


Dwight, in collaboration with Dwight Global, its online program, is excited to launch an online Diploma Program to complement its in-person offerings.  Dwight Global was founded in 2014 with the goal of taking Dwight’s mission of igniting the spark of genius in every child and translating it into the cloud. Now, with online students and teachers living in over 25 countries, Dwight Global has recently been named a top online school by Newsweek and  Dwight Global is excited to extend Dwight’s IB leadership into the online sphere in this inaugural year of its online Diploma program.


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion  


At Dwight, we strive to ensure that our environment is welcoming — a place in which everyone can thrive — and an organization we are proud of. We recognize that this takes trusting relationships and ensuring that all individuals feel valued regardless of their backgrounds. At Dwight, we encourage diversity in all respects, including diversity of thought, and embrace innovation, and foster collaboration and growth.


We consistently strive to advance the equity, diversity, and belonging of our community in all domains, including the curriculum, admissions, environment, and hiring. Our goal is to achieve and maintain equal employment opportunities, with policies in place to maintain a work environment free from discrimination. We’re ready to welcome your ideas, views, and your innovative and ambitious spirit.


We are committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process or provide any information in an alternative format, please let us know.


Dwight School’s goal is to achieve and maintain equal employment opportunities. It is also the policy of Dwight School to maintain a work environment free from discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, marital status, or other status protected by federal or state law, with regards to any term or condition of employment.

Job Tags

Full time, Part time, Summer work, Remote job, Flexible hours, Day shift, Afternoon shift,

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