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Sunnyside Pre-school Teaching Assistant (expired)

Sunnyside International Kindergarten Jiyugaoka
Job ID
Jiyugaoka, Tokyo
Post date
Feb 17, 2021
Education / Teaching
Other Education / Teaching, Training
Work Type
Part Time / Experienced (Non-Manager)
¥1,300 ~ ¥1,600 / Hour
  • Negotiable


  • English: Conversational
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • At least 2 years of pre-school experience


J Institute is an established school dedicated to improving the way students learn since 2012. Our goal is to use high quality English training as a means to widen the perspectives of our students. We have schools in and around the Tokyo area as well as in Yamagata. J Institute’s work environment is not confined by the traditional Japanese corporate culture. It is committed to transparency and the contentment of its employees.

Sunnyside International Kindergarten is a kindergarten within J Institute, which is located in Jiyugaoka. We offer preschool and kindergarten classes to children two to six years old.

Sunnyside's philosophy is to provide a high quality early education in English to both native and non-native students.

The core principles of the school are based upon several globally-respected approaches to early education, including the Reggio Emilia approach and the Montessori Method.
We advocate literacy and strive to foster a love of reading from an early age through our comprehensive literacy program.

We also teach an array of different subjects such as science, math, art, and physical education. Our annual events are Sports Day, Christmas Show, and Graduation.

We are currently looking for a part-time classroom assistant to support our school. The students are two to six years old.

If you are energetic, patient, confident, willing to grow, and love kids, then this is the job for you!

Classroom Teaching Assistant
- Helping to support the teacher in the creation of classroom materials
- Helping to manage the classroom; including decorating, maintaining a clean environment, and childcare
- Caring for and interacting with young children (ages 2-6)
- Assisting other staff as required
- Helping with seasonal school sessions
- Supporting the school when needed

English Level: Daily conversation
Preschool Experience: 2 years or more
Attitude: Friendly, positive, energetic, and patient

Only applicants with the requirements will be considered.

Having more of the following considerations will improve your application, but are not necessary.

Special Considerations for:
-College degree in education or related fields
-Valid overseas teaching license or certification in early education or child-care
-Knowledge of Reggio Emilia approach or the Montessori Method
-A specific cover letter for Sunnyside
-Conversational Japanese
-Those who have skills that can be taught in our after-school programs (Music, Dance, etc.)

Working Conditions:
Working hours (part-time):
Monday to Friday
Up to 6 hours a day
Payment: ¥1,300~¥1,600 (based on experience and qualifications, negotiable)
- Weekends: OFF

Additionally, Sunnyside offers:
- Fair treatment
- Positive work environment
- Transportation coverage

All employees must complete an initial three-month probationary period, during which time necessary job training will be provided. After successful completion of the probationary period, successful candidates will be offered a contract until the end of the current school year, with potential to be renewed for another year after completion.

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