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Jakarta Intercultural School

Indonesia Grade:
Accreditation: Average Class size: 18 School Type:Private Non-Profit | Day | Coeducational | Curriculum:

School Description:

Founded in 1951, JIS is a co-educational private school, Early Childhood to Grade 12, with students from 60 countries. JIS is governed by 11 Board members. The US-based curriculum is international in scope, and offers a full IB program. Examinations given include IB Diploma, AP, SAT, ACH, ACT, SSAT, PSAT, MAP, and TOEFL. All teachers hold a BA, with many holding an MA; eight hold either a PhD or EdD. Twenty-four per cent of the students come from the US and Canada, 26% from Southeast Asia, 11% from Europe, and 39% from other countries. More than 98% of JIS graduates go on to college or university, approximately 45% in the United States. Graduates have attended major universities in the UK, US, Australia, the Philippines, Japan and Korea. The school year began on 10 August 2016 and ends on 2 June 2017, with a three-week Christmas break, a one-week first semester break in October, and a one-week second semester break in March. School hours are from 07:30 to 14:40. Activities include drama, gymnastics, dance, music, computers, yearbook, photography, excursions/expeditions, cultural exchanges, MUN and sports programs. JIS has three sites. Facilities are mostly air-conditioned and include 206 classrooms, four libraries (100,000 volumes), four theaters, four cafeterias, three tennis courts, four gymnasiums, five playing fields, three swimming pools, 25 science labs, seven computer labs, a fine arts building, wood shop, auto shop and photo lab. JIS has facilities and personnel to educate children with mild learning disabilities. Learning based on six essential qualities is at the core of the JIS mission, vision, and values. With a faculty amp; administrative team of 275 comprising 26 nationalities, the School offers a comprehensive education to 2,500 students from more than 62 countries aged 3-18 in a stimulating and exciting environment. JIS is accredited by CIS and WASC and offers International Baccalaureate Diploma and Advanced Placement Programs. Since its foundation in 1951, JIS has matured into a large well-equipped institution occupying three spacious and beautiful campuses. Pattimura Elementary (PEL) campus in South-central Jakarta, serving the needs of 400 students from Early Childhood through grade five, consists of 22 air-conditioned classrooms designed for the elementary learner, a Library Media Center with more than 20,000 volumes, attached computer lab, a theatre, gym/pool/cafeteria complex adjacent to our soccer pitch and playground and special rooms for art, music and reading, all located near the center of Jakarta. Our second elementary campus, Pondok Indah Elementary (PIE) in South Jakarta, is home to 530 students. PIEapos;s Library Media Center has over 40,000 volumes and the campus offers two state of the art computer labs, along with an excellent science laboratory. Other facilities include a theatre, an air-conditioned gym, a 25ndash;meter swimming pool and accompanying wading pool, and expansive fields for outdoor sports. The Middle School (grades 6-8) and the High School (9-12) campuses are a five-minute walk from PIE through JIS owned sports fields. In addition to its new technology classrooms, the lush 11-hectare campus has two libraries containing more than 60,000 volumes, two theatres, four modern gymnasiums, two weight rooms, covered tennis courts, new all-weather track, sports field and a swimming pool. Candidates must have excellent qualifications, teacher/specialist certification and minimally four yearsapos; teaching experience. Contributions to co-curricular programs are essential. JIS maintains an unwavering focus on student learning and an important source of professional insight is the expertise of faculty.

Hiring Requirements

Years Experience:5
Certification Required:Yes

Salary and Benefits

Teatcher Salary Range:$46,272 Tax Free-$55,280 Tax Free Administrator Salary Range: - Housing: Insurance:Yes Tuition Provided:296850000-445016000

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