Are you ready for a new adventure? Starting next April 2020, you can be a start of something amazing as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) in Kanoya City, Kagoshima Prefecture!
About Kanoya City:
Kanoya City is located in the southeastern region of Kyushu in Kagoshima Prefecture. Kanoya has a reported population of over 100,000 people. Its warmer temperatures at an average of 27 degrees (80°F) a year and its subtropical environments nurture a wide variety of amazing things: amberjack fisheries, excellent wagyu beef, chicken, black pork, and sweet potatoes. Not to mention the finest sweet potato shochu, a famous type of alcohol produced in this area. Beachside drives and starry skies; this placement is perfect for those who want to feel and experience another side of Japan with a rich culture. Don't miss this opportunity!
About the position:
The placement will be in elementary schools and junior high schools across Kanoya City, Kagoshima Prefecture where the ALT will assist as a team teacher and help plan English lessons under a schedule created by GLAD and the Board of Education. As well as teaching English lessons, you may also be asked to participate in other school activities such as clubs, cleaning the school, and cultural festivals.
・April 2020 (ASAP) - March 2021 (Maximum until March 2022 depending on your performance)
・Transportation costs will be covered at a certain rate per month (car and travel expenses included)
・Days off include weekends, national holidays, and other holidays set on the Board of Education's school calendar
・Rental car provided
・Ongoing and continuous support (training and advice)
・Working hours: Monday through Friday between 8:15 AM to 16:30 PM
・Placement: Elementary schools and junior high schools throughout Kanoya City
Succesful Candidate Criteria
・Native speaker of English
・Holder of a university Bachelor's degree (or higher) in an English-speaking country.
・Holder of a valid visa status that allows work in Japan (visa sponsorship/renewal available)
・Holder of a Japanese driver's license or international driving permit in order to commute to schools
・Able to speak conversational Japanese: communication is crucial for planning and creating lessons with Japanese teachers of English. We also highly suggest that teachers be able to be involved with the communities here
In addition to our strong support system, here at NPO GLAD, we try to make living in Japan as easy and stress-free as possible so that you can enjoy your time here as much as you can.
We look forward to speaking with all of you!
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