“Why Yaruki Switch Group?"
★Our Comprehensive Training System
We offer fully comprehensive training and support for all new teachers to ensure your success - this means no prior training or experience is required!
★Teaching Style: Be creative, and discover your own style!
While Kids Duo has a set curriculum, teachers are actively encouraged to grow and expand on these foundations to create truly unique and personalized lessons; allowing ample creative freedom to inject passion and enthusiasm into your class.
★Work life-balance: Enjoy life in Japan outside of work
After your first 6 months of employment, Kids Duo teachers receive 10 paid days of leave in addition to 3 main company holidays (Golden Week in May, Obon in August, and New Years' break). This allows ample time to explore and experience life in Japan, or travel and visit family and friends!
Kids Duo makes up one of 7 brands within Yaruki Switch Group, the 2nd largest private education group in Japan. We boast a track record of over 40 years in education with more than 1,800 directly owned and franchise operated schools.
◆ What to Expect
・Typical responsibilities include: Leading and supporting a variety of highly active games and activities, such as Arts & Crafts, Music & Dance, Science, Social Studies, and Teacher’s Choice. All programs are conducted in 100% English.
・Class Size: Expect to conduct activities with both large and small groups of students, ages 3-12 (sometimes as many as 30 or more students).
・Regular Working Hours: Kids Duo teachers work in 9-hour shifts, typically Monday to Friday. Example shifts include 9:30-18:30, 10:00-19:00, 11:00-20:00, etc. (Shifts are comprised of 8 working hours, plus a 1-hour lunch break.) Teachers also participate in occasional special events held on Saturdays & Sundays, including open schools, spelling bees, and recitals.
★Qualifications / Requirements★
・Due to our curriculum’s emphasis on phonics and pronunciation practice, only Native or Native-level English speakers who meet the highest standards of fluency will be considered.
・No prior professional teaching experience is required, but experience interacting with and caring for children ages 3-12 will be a huge advantage to your success early on. (Bonus points for volunteer, coaching, summer camp, and babysitting experience!)
・Team Player: You prioritize your teams’ success above your own, elevating other teachers’ performance through proactive collaboration and sharing of fun and new ideas.
・Energy & Enthusiasm: As a Kids Duo Program Leader, the engagement and enthusiasm of your students depend on the level of energy you exhibit in your class. You must be outgoing, extroverted, and passionate in order to expect the same from your students!
★Benefits & Compensation★
・Starting salary of ￥250,000~￥270,000 (negotiable)
・Renewal Bonus after successful completion of 1-year contract (￥100,000)
・Work-related commuting costs reimbursed
・Teachers receive fully-paid comprehensive initial training, during which accommodation and transportation reimbursement can be provided if necessary.
・Usable and transferable experience & skills gained via regular teaching workshops held throughout the year.
・10 paid days of leave per year (after 6 months of employment), in addition to national holidays.
・Social Security & Health Insurance provided.
・Visa sponsorship and renewal support available.
* Some contract details may vary depending on location.
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