We are looking for bright positive people to come join our team of international kindergarten teachers. We are a relatively new school and are looking to expand, so chances for advancement and longer term contracts are possible for those looking to live long term in Japan.
At our school, you have a chance to teach kids from many different countries (mainly Japanese) full time and guide them through their first years of life.
It is important to note that we are not an eikaiwa school. The selected teachers will have their own full time class and be with them all day, teaching and looking after them. We teach in English and Japanese and fully immerse the kids in both languages (native speakers preferred).
Having taught at a kindergarten before is a big advantage as it is a very different environment than elementary age and up. Having some experience controlling your own class is also a help.
Staying positive and creating a fun and happy place for the students to learn is crucial.
You will be in control of a class from ages 1-6 years old.
We will also consider people that don’t have experience but are willing to give it their all. When you start you will have help and on the job training teaching in your class, with the full help of the rest of the team.
Looking after young children is a very rewarding experience and there can be a lot of joy from watching them learn and grow. It is also a very physically demanding job that requires a lot of energy and a good-natured temperament.
Someone with a drive and passion for teaching would be great as teaching is not for everyone. We are looking to create a great future for the kids and you will be a big part of that.
If you are assigned to be a main teacher, you will have freedom to teach the class how you want and you will be able to create your own lesson. (We offer great experience and chance to grow as a person and enhance your teaching skills.
・Cover teacher- responsible for covering teachers at different schools. Needs to check the day before the following work day to find out where the assistance will be needed. This will also include a school in Ocyanomizu, in which we outsource an English teacher three times a week for half a day.
*After one year, all cover teachers will be considered for a ‘Main Teacher’ position.
*Please note, that while working for any one of our schools, we have a variety of responsibilities, some of which may be difficult to do. For example, changing diapers, cleaning toilets, and taking care of sick children (Vomit).
・Renewable one year (We are looking for someone to be able to commit to a full school year (Apr-Mar) with us. )
・A pay review every year
・We have a competitive starting salary (Basically first 3 months is the trial period, after that we might adjust your salary, depending on your performance in that time).
-Example of the teachers’ salary
*Please note, that your monthly salary will be decided according to the result of your evaluation and company’s performance(profit) pf the previous year. And from the 2nd Year, you will have a chance to get bonus depend on company and your performance.
1st year with our company / Native speaker of English / without any license of childcare or teaching English / No Experience in childcare
Basic salary + Other allowance = JPY 220,000 Monthly (JPY 2,640,000 Yearly)
2nd year with our company / Native speaker of English / Graduated University / Has TESOL / Experience in childcare
Basic salary + Other allowance = JPY 240,000-250,000 Monthly (JPY 3,000,000 Yearly) +Bonus
・Standard working days and hours - 9 hours a day with one hour break, Monday to Friday, weekends off.
・Some school events will be held on a Saturday (up to 6 times a year, which is included in your basic working hours/Salary)
・10 days paid holiday per year for the first year (After being with us for 6months) with an extra 3 bonus days off in summer.
・Transportation allowance up to \15,000 a month.
・Medical insurance, Unemployment insurance, Employee’s pension
・Bonuses will be paid twice a year, according to our business performance and your performance. (After being with us for a year)
・Visa sponsorship (only applicants living in Japan)
・A defined contribution pension plan is introduced to full time worker
・Uniform (A School Shirt will be given for free every year)
・Someone who can drive our school bus is preferable.
For your application, please include…
・Your Resume with a recent picture of yourself and your Email address.
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