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【Hyogo Prefecture】 Assistant Language Teacher Positions (April 2021 Start)

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
Nishinomiya / Kasai, Hyogo
Post date
Mar 18, 2021
Education / Teaching
Teacher, Instructor (ELT, Conversational English)
Work Type
Full Time / Entry Level
¥215,000 ~ ¥240,000 / Month


  • 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


【Come Teach in Hyogo & Experience Some of the Best of Japan's West!】

We are now hiring for Assistant Language Teacher positions in Hyogo Prefecture. Positions will begin very soon, so we highly encourage you to apply now to secure a spot!

Located right between Osaka, Kyoto and Okayama, Hyogo Prefecture has it all: high mountains, beautiful beaches, and an urban stretch along the southern coast with famous cities such as Kobe, Akashi and Himeji. Our positions in Hyogo are in two distinct but equally exciting areas with unique opportunities. Please read on for more information!

【Position Details】
● Locations: Nishinomiya City / Kasai City
● Contract Period: April 2021 to March 2022
● Contract Type: Full Time
● Level: Elementary and/or junior high schools
● Salary range: Between 215,000 to 240,000 yen /month

*Positions in Kasai City come with enrollment in Social Insurance

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).

*Positions in Kasai City require driving, so candidates should hold a valid Japanese Driver's License or International Driving Permit. Those who do not own a vehicle can lease a company car from us.

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 Nishinomiya City (兵庫県西宮市)】
Located between Osaka and Kobe, Nishinomiya is the perfect place to live if you want easy access to both cities. Getting to and from either is merely a matter of minutes. Nishinomiya is a great urban area itself though, with many things to see. There are multiple shrines, the Hyogo Performing Arts Center, and various universities for those considering post-graduate studies. For baseball fans, Nishinomiya is home to Kōshien Stadium, where the Hanshin Tigers play home games and where Japan's annual high school baseball championship is held. Lalaport Kōshien and the Hankyu Nishinomiya Gardens are also excellent shopping centers in the area. Multiple train lines run through the city and getting around by bus or on foot is easy; all schools are accessible by public transportation.

【About Kasai City (兵庫県加西市)】
Located in south-central Hyogo, the city of Kasai offers much for those seeking a quieter side of the Kansai region. Known for its beautiful flower gardens and idyllic scenery, it’s a pleasantly green city nestled among scenic mountains. The major cities of Kobe and Himeiji are accessible by public transport, but driving is encouraged to quickly navigate the city and surrounding areas. There are many unique sites to see- from the Gohyaku-Rakan statues (the 500 disciples of Buddha) to the elegant Hokkesan Ichijō-ji temple, history is to be found everywhere throughout the city. In a region rich in history, culture and cuisine, Kasai is fantastic place to live and work.

【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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