【Welcome to Gifu - A Great Place To Call Home!】
We are now hiring for Assistant Language Teacher positions in Gifu Prefecture. Positions will begin very soon, so we highly encourage you to apply now to secure a spot!
Known for its traditional mountain villages, cormorant fishing, sword-making and many scenic views, Gifu is the gateway that connects east and west Japan. Our positions in Gifu are located in two distinct areas, both of which can access Nagoya City in nearby Aichi. Most positions are full-time and include enrollment in Social Insurance. Please read on for more information!
● Locations: Kaizu City / Kawabe Town
● Contract Period: April 2021 to March 2022
● Contract Type: Full Time*
● Level: Elementary and/or junior high schools
● Full-time positions include enrollment in Social Insurance
● Salary range: Between 220,000 to 240,000 yen /month (monthly)
*Part-time positions are available in Kawabe Town; please enquire when applying.
In addition to those stated at the top of this ad, successful candidates should have strong verbal and written communication skills as well as be highly motivated, outgoing/friendly, flexible with working conditions, and be in good health. Before applying, please be certain that you can commit to the entire length of the contract (until March 2022).
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 Kaizu City (岐阜県海津市)】
Located in the southwest corner of Gifu, Kaizu City is synonymous with water. The Ibi and Nagara rivers run through the city, and the levees that surround the area have become one of its signature features. Local attractions include the Chiyobo Inari Shring and Kisosansen Park, where the three largest rivers in the city meet. And agricultureal center, Kaizu has produce such as rice, wheat, soybeans, cucumbers, tomatoes and green peppers. It is also the northernmost point in Japan that grows satsuma mikan. If you're interested in living close to Nagoya while avoiding the higher rent prices of the city, Kaizu is a great place to settle down.
【About Kawabe Town (岐阜県川辺町)】
The town of Kawabe is situated on the Hida River, along which the JR Takayama Line also runs. A relaxed, laid-back area, the town offers much to explore, from numerous shrines and temples to the beautiful Yamakusu Park. To the north are mountains with spectacular views, and to the south are larger cities such as Minokamo and Kani. Nagoya itself is about an hour from the town's Nakakawabe Station. Working in Kawabe is excellent for the teacher seeking a different kind of lifestyle in a peaceful, low-stress environment that allows plenty of freedom.
【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.
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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