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Full time kindergarten English teacher in Yokohama

ToYo Work Company Limited  - 東洋ワーク株式会社

ToYo Work Company Limited - 東洋ワーク株式会社

Job ID
Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Post date
Jun 20, 2022
Education / Teaching
Teacher, Instructor (ELT, Conversational English)
Work Type
Contract / Experienced (Non-Manager)
¥250,000 ~ ¥260,000 / Month
  • Negotiable


  • English: Native level (preferred)
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • University graduate in Education or English language
  • Experience to work with younger children
  • Japanese level: from N4 (conversational)
  • Visa: specialist in humanities, long-term resident, spouse, permanent resident
  • Visa sponsorship available


Our company, having over 40 years of experience in recruiting in Japan and overseas, offers a unique chance to get involved in a new and impressively effective English learning system for children! If you are an active and friendly person, love children, and would like to gain new experiences and skills, we are sincerely looking forward to hearing from you.

・For candidates in Japan only (working visa, spouse visa/permanent resident)
・Japanese level: at least N4 level, conversational (not basic)
・Experience with teaching kindergarten and elementary school children
・An honest passion for working and interacting with children
・A good singer, as there are many songs in lessons
・A strong sense of responsibility
・Grapeseed experience is highly preferred
・An outgoing personality

Monthly wage ¥250,000 ~ ¥260,000 (based experience with Grapeseed Curriculum)
Transportation allowance up to 30,000 JPY
Health Insurance and Pension, Unemployment Insurance provided

Working Days & Hours:
Monday to Friday, some Saturdays (These Saturdays are usually for school events, and may be made-up another day, or extra pay will entail).
The daily work schedule is 10:00-18:00 or 11:00-19:00 with a 1-hour break.

Start Date:
As soon as possible

Nearest Station: Izumino station (いずみ野駅) (15 min walk)

Probation Period:
2 months

Position Details:
Teaching English using a designed learning program (GrapeSeed) in an assigned kindergarten. Daily duties include leading GrapeSeed lessons and participating in other school activities. As part of the teaching staff at the school, the position requires not only teaching English classes, but also interacting and caring for the kids outside of lessons, as well as assisting other teachers with events and other classes. Substitute teaching is also done when required.

Classroom Description/ Student Age:
Toddlers (3 years old)
Children / Preteens (4-12 years old)
Up to 20 students per class.

Paid Holidays:
Usually Saturday and Sunday, public holidays, ten days of flexible leave, and in accordance with the assigned school's calendar: Spring, Summer, Winter holidays.

Recruitment process:
Candidates that pass the initial screening will be invited to have 2 to 3 Skype interviews. Following the decision to hire, teachers will go through a short training and an extended training course if required. After the training period, the teacher will be assigned to the kindergarten which is located in Yokohama city. The training period is fully paid.

How to apply: *Before applying please see our requirements.
Please write your status of residence in Japan, your Japanese and English levels and nearest station from your house.

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

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