Yaruki Switch Group is currently accepting applications for our Kids Duo English Preschool/Afterschool locations throughout the Greater Tokyo Area (Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama)!
◆ Benefits & Compensation
・ Starting salary: ¥250,000~270,000 depending on experience
・ Raise opportunities based on school performance
・ 10 paid days of leave per year (after 6 months of employment), in addition to national holidays
・ ￥100,000 bonus upon successful completion & re-signing of contract
・ Fully-paid comprehensive initial training, during which accommodation and transportation reimbursement can be provided if necessary
・ Usable and transferable experience & skills gained via regular teaching workshops held throughout the year
・ Work-related commuting costs reimbursed
・ Social Security & Health Insurance provided
・ Visa sponsorship and renewal support available
* Some contract details may vary depending on location.
◆ Who We Are
Yaruki Switch Group is the largest private education group in Japan, comprised of 8 total brands with more than 2,000 directly owned and franchise-managed schools nationwide. Leveraging 30+ years of industry experience, our English language schools – Kids Duo, WinBe, Kids Duo International, and i Kids Star – are specifically tailored for young learners, with a focus on teaching through fun, hands-on activities and exposure to practical, usable English!
◆ Kids Duo: Main Responsibilities & Duties
Kids Duo focuses on fostering students’ confidence and enthusiasm in English via interactive games and activities.
Our motto is “Play in English, Learn in English,” and with this mentality in mind we strive to create a fun, safe, and comfortable environment in which our students learn usable, real life English.
Kids Duo teachers take turns leading and supporting of both large and small groups of students aged 3 to 12, a variety of highly active games and activities, including Arts & Crafts, Music & Dance, Social Studies, Outdoor programs, etc.
While a set curriculum and lesson plans for main activities are provided, teachers are expected to grow and expand on these foundations with their own unique and original games and lesson ideas; allowing ample creative freedom to personalize your teaching approach and inject passion and enthusiasm into your class.
Regular working hours fall within the hours of 9:00-20:30, Monday through Friday (occasional special events also held on weekends as well).
◆ Job Requirements
We are looking for new teachers who:
・Are Native English Speakers*
・Have at least a 2-Year Associates Degree OR Valid Working Visa
・Are independent and creatively minded, ready to innovate and adapt in any circumstance
・Can be team-oriented, passionate, enthusiastic, and creative in your approach to teaching children
・Have a strong sense of professionalism, and are self-motivated
・Prior experience with children (teaching or otherwise) is preferred
*Our curriculum puts emphasis on pronunciation and phonics practice. While we of course welcome English speakers from a variety of countries with varying dialects and accents, we ask that you are able to effectively teach and express these concepts in a phonetically natural English environment. Only applicants that are able to meet the highest standards of fluency will be considered.
◆ Application Process
• Application Submitted
• Screening Process (2-3 business days)*
• 1st Interview (Online)
• Introduction to School & 2nd Interview (In-Person/Online)
• Official Offer of Position
• On-Boarding / Visa Support (if necessary)
• Initial Training & School Placement
* Note: While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
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