Children’s English Instructor - Nagoya (Aichi) and the Chubu Area
Native English Speakers
Working visa or visa eligibility (sponsorship available)
Experience teaching and working with children a plus
Overseas applicants welcome
With over 100,000 students and 1,300 classrooms nationwide, Peppy Kids Club is one of the largest English language schools in Japan. If you are interested in teaching in Japan, and if you enjoy working with children, then Peppy Kids Club may be the right employment opportunity for you.
Mission and Core Values
At Peppy Kids Club, our mission is to provide S.A.F.E. (Safe, Affectionate, Fun and Educational) lessons to every student in every class. The core qualities that we seek in applicants include:
Reliable and responsible
Cheerful and enthusiastic
Highly motivated to teach children
Customer service orientated
We provide visa sponsorship for candidates who have a degree from a recognized university.
New Teacher Arrivals
We greet new teachers at the airport and accompany them to our training accommodations.
New Teacher Training
All new teachers participate in a comprehensive 2-week paid training session to learn our curriculum, and to develop teaching skills that are required in the classroom.
After training, teachers move to their placement locations and begin teaching at their classrooms. Teachers who require housing are assigned to a semi-furnished, single occupancy, company apartment.
Teachers are scheduled to teach at 4 different classrooms each month, spending 1-week at each classroom. Teachers commute to the classrooms by public transportation. Lessons usually start in the afternoons and evenings from around 3:45pm or 5:00pm, and finish as late as 9:45pm. Teachers are usually scheduled to teach 3 to 4 lessons per day.
Students, Classrooms, and Lessons
We teach children exclusively! Most of the students are between the ages of 2 to 13 years old. The average class size is about 6 or 7 students. Each student attends a 1-hour lesson a week. Each month, three of their lessons are taught by a Japanese teacher, and the fourth lesson is taught by a Native English teacher.
Our teachers work independently at each classroom location, and they are responsible for teaching lessons and the welfare of each student. Bilingual support from our Head Office is available if needed.
Our focus is English communication and internationalism. We are very proud of our lessons. Our curriculum team creates and develops the lesson content, and our classrooms are well-stocked with a variety of teaching materials. Our lessons are designed to be fun and interactive, and include singing, dancing, and other games and activities to reinforce our lesson objectives. Working with children, while stimulating and rewarding, is also physically and mentally demanding.
Starting salary of ￥240,000 per month (non-working visa holders may be offered a
different compensation package)
Yearly bonus of up to ￥80,000 (increases with tenure)
Commuting costs fully reimbursed
10 paid vacation days during the first year of employment
Health insurance subsidy
Native English teaching positions are currently available at our children’s classrooms in the Chubu Region including: Nagoya City (Aichi), Ichinomiya City (Aichi), Inuyama CIty (Aichi), Okazaki City (Aichi), Gifu City (Gifu), Tajimi City (Gifu), Nagano City (Nagano), Numazu City (Shizuoka), as well as many other parts of Japan.
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