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English Instructor

Company
Pacific Language School (パシフィック ランゲージ スクール)
Job ID
131606
Location
Suginami, Tokyo
Post date
Feb 8, 2019
Industry
Education / Teaching
Function
Teacher, Instructor (ELT, Conversational English)
Work Type
Full Time / Experienced (Non-Manager)
Salary
¥280,000 / Month

Requirements

  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • 4-year university degree
  • 2-year commitment required for consideration
  • Must love working with children
  • JLPT N-4 or equivalent
  • Visa sponsorship available

Description

We have specialized in teaching English to Japanese children for 47 years and have created most of the in-class and homework learning aids we use in our constantly evolving program. We are not part of a chain school organization, but our system has been adopted by 50 independently owned sister schools in Japan, who look to us for leadership, seminar training and continuous, cooperative curriculum development.

We provide teacher training through frequent seminars, workshops, and senior peer assistance. PLS is also increasingly involved in program development and teacher training with elementary and junior high schools throughout Japan.

We are also interested in those who may additionally have Adobe Creative Suite experience or related skills to apply in the development of English learning aids.

The school is open Monday through Saturday (individual teachers work five consecutive days a week). The weekly working hours, including prep and record-keeping, are about 35 hours, but actual teaching hours are 20 to a maximum of 25. The lessons will be taught at one of several elementary schools that we work with, at our school in Hamadayama, and company lessons.

Teachers are expected to participate in weekly meetings, projects, and special events held throughout the year.

There are one week vacations for spring break and Golden Week, and two weeks each for summer and winter holidays.

Training will be provided before the position officially starts from April.

There is a three month probationary period at a reduced salary.

There are opportunities for advancement.

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

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