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Okayama ALT Positions (Available Immediately and Spring 2021)

Borderlink (株式会社ボーダーリンク)

Borderlink (株式会社ボーダーリンク)

Job ID
139523
Location
Okayama City, Shōō Town, Okayama
Post date
Dec 23, 2020
Industry
Education / Teaching
Function
Teacher, Instructor (ELT, Conversational English)
Work Type
Contract / Entry Level
Salary
¥220,000 ~ ¥250,000 / Month

Requirements

  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • 12 years of education where English was the medium of instruction (all subjects)
  • University graduate with bachelor’s degree or higher (any field)
  • Able to commit to a full year contract with minimal consecutive absences
  • Strong desire to work with young learners (15 years or lower)
  • Valid work visa (eligible to work in Japan; we are unable to accept Tourist/Temporary visas)
  • Visa sponsorship available

Description

Interested in working in one of the most beautiful parts of western Japan? We are now hiring for Assistant Language Teacher positions in Okayama Prefecture! Many positions will begin from April 2021, but we also have some immediate-start positions for those looking to start sooner. Either way, we highly encourage you to apply now to secure a spot!

>>Position Details<<
● Locations: Okayama City, Shōō Town
● Contract Period: Immediate to March 2021 OR April 2021 to March 2022
*For those interested in Immediate-start positions, there is a possibility of renewal from April 2021
● Contract Type: Monthly (Full-Time)
● Level: Elementary and/or junior high schools
● These positions include enrollment in Social Insurance

>>Requirements<<
Please carefully read all requirements stated at the top of this ad. In addition, successful candidates should have good communication skills and patience, and be able to communicate effectively with students and teachers. Before applying, please be certain that you can commit to the entire length of the contract (until March 2022).

*Shōō Town positions require driving. Candidates must hold a valid Japanese Driver's License or International Driving Permit. Candidates who do not own a vehicle can lease a company car from us.

>>Benefits<<
We provide initial training before you start and continuing training throughout the year. We also supply you with teaching materials and access to our library of educational resources (worksheets, flashcards, etc.) With all these tools in your kit, you’ll be able to build onto what you’ve learned elsewhere to become a highly-valued and experienced teacher.

Other benefits include:
● Visa assistance (where applicable)
● Help with relocation & finding housing
● Round-the-clock support
● Work regular school hours, allowing you to enjoy your evenings
● Free weekends and national holidays, plus school vacation periods
● ALTs will also be provided a yearly calendar to help manage their other commitments

>>About the Areas<<
Located in the Chugoku Region, Okayama has been known as the "Land of Sunshine", because it has more sunny days and fewer rainy days than most other prefectures in Japan, making it a great place to visit or to live. These full-time positions are located in the capital, Okayama City, and in Shōō Town to the northeast.

Okayama City is a large city accessible by the San-yo Shinkansen and various other train lines. It boasts treasures such as the Korakuen Garden, which is ranked as one of the three best landscape gardens in all of Japan. It is also host to the annual Momotaro Festival in August. Okayama is famous for traditional Japanese dishes, Washoku. From fresh fish to fresh vegetables, there any many choices for you to explore.

Shōō Town is a cozy area accessible by the JR Kishin Line. For those seeking an escape from the crowded urbanity of the big city, it's the perfect place to go. Full of flat fields and farms between arching mountain ranges, Shōō Town's people are as friendly as its produce is delicious. The area is famous for its fruits, particularly its peaches and grapes. The town is also said to be the resting place of the folk hero Kintaro, who inspired its local mascot.

>>About ALT Work<<
As an ALT, you would be responsible for co-teaching with Japanese teachers, making activities and materials to facilitate English language instruction. You will also make the language “real” by interacting with students throughout the day to help them actively apply what they learn in class. The ideal candidate is flexible with their teaching style and wants to make a positive impact on the lives of the students. It’s perfect for those seeking a stable schedule and further experience in the classroom. ALTs will be provided a yearly calendar which will help manage their other commitments.

>>Apply Now!<<
We are accepting applications now! We conduct Skype interviews regularly throughout the week and on weekends, and welcome applicants from all over Japan. We’re waiting to hear from you, so please apply today! And thank you for your interest in working with Borderlink!

*Please note that as we receive a high number of applicants, only those who pass the initial screening will be contacted for an interview.

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

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