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Kindergarten Teacher in Western/Central Tokyo (expired)

TIS Group

TIS Group

Job ID
Tokyo, Japan
Post date
Mar 3, 2023
Education / Teaching
Child Education, Pre-school Teacher
Work Type
Full Time / Experienced (Non-Manager)
¥260,000 ~ ¥300,000 / Month
  • Plus annual bonus


  • English: Native level (preferred)
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Must have a university degree
  • Must have at least 2 years of EFL experience, preferably with children
  • Must be passionate, hard-working, flexible and fun


Do you love spending time with kids? Do you feel that kids respond better to exciting, energetic activities and lessons? At TISG, we believe that kids will learn most effectively in an environment that is fun and active, so these are our foremost goals when teaching our students. If you love bringing smiles to children's faces, and making them laugh with your silliness and jokes, then this may be the right position for you.

IDEAL CANDIDATE: We are looking for a confident, dedicated, and energetic teacher to fill two EFL position at kindergartens around the Tokyo area. Candidates with a university degree and at least one year's experience working with children are preferred. Candidates must also be passionate, energetic and hard working.

POSITION DETAILS: The position is a Monday to Friday, approximately 10am to 6pm schedule and involves going to a set weekly schedule of kindergartens to teach English classes to groups of twenty to thirty children aged between 3 and 6 years of age in the morning, and classes of up to fifteen students aged between 3 and 11 years of age (classes are divided by age group) in the afternoon. The maximum teaching time per day is set at 5 hours (this equates to two hours of teaching in the morning and no more than four 45 minute classes in the afternoon).

The two Tokyo positions are as follows:

The kindergartens on this schedule are located near, or accessed from the follow stations: Kunitachi, Narimasu, Togoshi, Hasune, Kiyose, and Shimura sanchome stations. This schedule would be ideal for someone living in the Ikebukuro area.

The kindergartens on this schedule are located near, or accessed from the follow stations: Kugayama, Hamadayama, NishiKokubunji, Nishieifuku, Omori, Ootorii and Tobu Nerima stations. This schedule would be ideal for someone living in the Shinjuku area.

START DATE: The start date for these positions is 28th March 2023.

- competitive renumeration package
- enrollment into Japan's social insurance and pension system (shakai-houken)
- excellent training
- online support site
- a structured curriculum that also allows for teacher creativity
- a team of 10 trainers and managers to provide ongoing support
- transportation is fully reimbursed
- base bonus and incentive bonus
- over 5 weeks of paid holidays
- opportunities for promotion
- a team of 54 dedicated and professional teachers that teach at close to 300 schools nationwide
- accommodation support
- performance based tiered wage system

RECRUITMENT PROCESS: resumes will be screened to check that minimum requirements are met. Candidates will be contacted to arrange face-to-face interviews for teachers who are able to come to our Meguro HQ, or Zoom web-interviews for those who can’t. Candidates will be asked to bring with them their residence card, passports, copies of qualifications and letters of reference. Following the first round of interviews, successful candidates will be offered the opportunity to teach a short, 10 minute trial lesson of their own choosing, at one of our Tokyo schools. For candidates who are unable to travel to Tokyo, a mock lesson may be recorded and sent to us. Successful candidates at this stage will be offered a short, follow up interview in person or via Zoom. A final decision will be made and the successful candidate will start as soon as they are able to.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Last modified on April 3, 2023

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