M’s English is a growing, private English conversation school with over 15 years’ experience in the Maebashi-Takasaki area of Gunma Prefecture.
We are currently seeking full-time native English speakers to teach at our school. We specialize in English conversation for students of all ages/levels. We also publish our own elementary texts and have a well-developed nursery school, business, and university visit program.
A strong work ethic, solid communication skills, technological competence, willingness to learn new things, and flexibility are all musts. Enthusiasm, musical inclination, positive energy and a cheerful disposition will make your time here enjoyable and greatly benefit the students. All skills and interests will be considered, but experience working with children or in education is strongly preferred. In addition to orientation training, we provide ongoing hands-on training that will assist you in your development as an educator. Positions of responsibility and possibility of promotion (with corresponding pay incentives) are available to diligent teachers who are dedicated to their development as working professionals and educators. You’ll soon find that you get what you put in, and there’s a lot of good that comes from working with the students and staff at M’s English.
Position: Full-time Native English Instructor
Location: M’s English, Takasaki City and Maebashi City, Gunma
- must hold a valid International Driving Permit or Japanese Driver’s License
- Bachelor’s degree or higher in any field
- Native-level English ability
- Citizenship from a country where the official language is English
Job Description & Responsibilities:
λ Actively communicate and cooperate with a multi-national staff on projects, lessons, and events
λ Teach English to both children and adults at our school
λ Teach English lessons outside of our school
- Kindergartens, nursery schools, culture centers, universities, companies etc.
λ Plan lessons and prepare conversation activities for lessons
λ Plan and participate in all school events
- Elementary students’ performances, seasonal events, textbooks fairs, etc.
λ Participate in planning and making materials to be published
Contract, Remuneration & Holidays:
The successful candidate will be offered a contract through March 2020 with the option to renew for the next academic year and a salary based on teaching experience. In addition to the benefits listed below, staff may receive annual raises and bonuses according to their contribution to the company and the company’s financial performance.
1.) Teaching Experience: Three years or less in Japan or abroad
Basic Salary: 250,000 yen/month*
The month after the first full year, the Employee will receive a 20,000 yen bonus
and a raise, bringing the basic salary to 255,000 yen/month.
2.) Teaching Experience: More than three years in Japan or abroad
Basic Salary: 260,000 yen/month*
The month after the end of the first full year, the Employee will receive a 40,000 yen bonus and a raise, bringing the Basic Salary to 267,000 yen/month.
3.) Third year salary is negotiable depending on contribution to the company.
*Initial Contract Period:
Employment begins at the beginning of April, May, or June 2017 (an earlier start date is available for current visa holders) the first three months of employment will be considered the Initial Contract Period. From the end of the Initial Contract Period, payment of the aforementioned Basic Salary will begin.
λ Initial Contract Period remuneration is as follows:
- First month’s salary: Pro-rated based on regular first year salary, dependent upon working start date
- Following two months’ salary: \230,000/month (160 total, 5 days a week)
- Initial Contract Period completion bonus of \40,000
National Health Insurance: It is mandatory for the Employee to enroll in National Health Insurance (kokumin kenkou hoken) and pay the premium every month to comply with the Immigration Laws of Japan. The Company shall provide a \10,000 monthly allowance paid to the Employee in the addition to the Basic Salary to subsidize the insurance premium paid by the Employee.
Holidays: Two days a week (including Sunday), one week for Golden Week and one week for Silver Week, summer and winter breaks (two weeks each).
1) Cover Letter
3) One current photo
4) Two professional references
5) Copy of university diploma
6) Current visa holders/ residents of Japan strongly preferred, although all applicants will be considered
We’re looking forward to hearing from you!
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