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English Intsructor at Japanese Daycares (expired)

J-Cast Inc.
Job ID
Kanagawa, Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo
Post date
May 17, 2017
Education / Teaching
Child Education, Pre-school Teacher
Work Type
Contract / Student (Undergraduate/Graduate)
¥250,000 ~ ¥270,000 / Month


  • English: Native level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Experience in teaching children
  • Must hold a valid working visa (University degree required for visa sponsorship)
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Conversational level speaking Japanese


We are a subsidiary of JP Holdings, which is one of the biggest nursery providers in Japan. We focus not only on education, but providing children with lasting memories and a solid relationship with English.

Job content:
Teaching an average of 2 schools per day (morning and afternoon), in a friendly working environment at daycares and after-school recreation centers for elementary school children managed and run by our group company Nihon Hoiku Service.

- Valued team members are being sought to teach short lessons to children ages 1-5.
- Curriculum is decided as a group and is provided, along with materials. Teachers are not asked to prepare materials off company time.
- There is full English support from Human Resources from an independent company.
- Formal attire is not required. A T-Shirt will be provided.

Required qualifications:
Native English speakers who currently reside in Japan, with a valid working visa (sponsorship for renewing is available after hiring). Change of visa status is available (e.g. Working Holiday to Specialist in the Humanities).
Conversational level speaking Japanese at minimum, and experience teaching children will be welcomed.

Work location:
Facilities in the Kanto region run by Nihon Hoiku Service, and the Tokyo office in Takadanobaba.
(We have schools in Kanagawa, Tokyo, Saitama, and Chiba.)

Full time position, 9am to 6pm

250,000 yen per month for the first 2 months trial period, followed by a raise to 270,000 yen per month.

Transportation fees reimbursed in full.
Weekends and national holidays off with a total of 20 days paid holiday over the course of the year.
Insurance and Japanese pension are compulsory. Training provided. Stock ownership program, fitness club membership benefits, and resort hotel membership benefits.

Hiring time frame:
Never taught children before or worried it may not be fun? Don't fret! We provide full training and full support to ensure you feel comfortable and at ease with leading classes.
The first interview will be held at our Tokyo office, and the second one at one of our facilities.
We provide 2-3 week (or more depending on experience) training after hiring. Although we have a set structure for the lessons, we have a friendly and open environment where everyone brings their ideas and add to it.

Selection criteria:
Since it is a position at daycares, there will be lots of singing and dancing with the children. Love for children is a must!
A good team-worker who can feel comfortable working in a Japanese environment will be welcomed.

The above information is a public job ad. This job ad is neither an offer nor a contract.

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