Students break into applause as the young presenter standing at the front of the class finishes describing their artwork to the group. You ask the class, "Does anyone have any questions or comments?" Eager hands immediately shoot up. Asking a student in the front row, they comment, "I like the color you chose." Heads nod in agreement. You make a quick note on your iPad about the 21st Century Skills that the students are displaying and move on to the next student waiting to present.
Established in 1985, Tokyo International School Group (TISG) runs Tokyo International School Afterschool (TISAS), Tokyo International School Kindergarten (TISKG), and Tokyo International School Learning Through English (TISLTE) at our Nakameguro, Minami Azabu, Komazawa, Toritsudai, and Gakugeidaigaku model school campuses in Tokyo. We also have franchise campuses based in Kachidoki (Chuo-ku), Maruyama (Sapporo), Shukugawa (Kobe), and Ohori (Fukuoka).
We are currently looking to hire a new teacher to join our Afterschool team in Ohori.
TISAS is an after-school program that provides an immersion environment (children must attend at least 2 days per week) for non-native English-speaking children. Students attend classes from 2 pm until 7 pm (the students arrive anytime between 2 pm and 4 pm). The first 2 hours are called See, Hear, and Wonder Time and is a guided playtime and homework time. Between 4 pm and 7 pm, we have 5 focused study blocks: Circle Time, Kinesthetic, Story Telling, Language Strategies, and Course Time. Course Time is different each day, with courses including Our World, Art, Makers, Living Planet, and Kids Force. Classes are separated by age group, and the maximum number of students per class is 18.
- This position will start on August 29th, 2022
- The workweek is from Monday to Friday, 11:00 am to 8:00 pm.
- Paid vacation days include:
-- Saturday and Sunday
-- Public holidays
-- Five days of paid leave (after the first 6 months of employment)
-- Two weeks in winter
-- Set days in summer (during the Obon period).
It must be mentioned that the teacher is expected to work the hours necessary to do the job to the best of their ability, so there may be periods when overtime is required.
We are looking for a confident, dedicated, and passionate teacher.
Candidates must also have:
- A university degree
- Two years of experience (ideally working with elementary students in Japan).
The school is accessible from two lines:
- Ropponmatsu station and Befu station on the Jonan line
- Tojinmachi station and Nishijin station on the Kuko line.
A training period of one week will be provided. Depending on when the teacher starts, this may be before classes start or on-the-job training.
The compensation package includes:
- A monthly wage of 270,000
- Enrollment in the Social Insurance and Pension
This is required. Company contributions are made on top of the stated wage level. Teacher contributions are deducted from the wage.
- Transportation reimbursement up to 25,000 per month.
- TISG is providing recruitment services for the parent company, Eishinkan.
- TISG will screen resumes to ensure that minimum requirements are met.
-- Candidates who meet the requirements will be contacted to arrange interviews.
-- Candidates will be asked to provide copies of their residence card, passport, qualifications, and reference letters.
-- Following the first round of interviews, candidates will be short-listed for the second round of interviews. This will include a trial lesson.
-- These second-round interviews will be conducted with the Eishinkan staff, who will make the final decision.
-- Once a final decision has been made, TISG will contact all second-round candidates to inform them of the decision.
-- Finally, the successful candidate will meet with Eishinkan to sign employment documentation.
We look forward to receiving your application.
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