[Enjoy Northern Honshu!]
Borderlink, Inc. is now hiring Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs) for positions across northern Japan. Experience the country charms and breathtaking nature of northern Kanto and Tohoku! We have positions in cities and towns in the following areas:
Saitama - Tokyo's northern neighbor offers a great slice of suburban life and easy access to one of the biggest cities in the world!
Ibaraki - northeast from Tokyo, Ibaraki features great lakes, mountains, and one of Japan's three most famous gardens!
Gunma - Full of hot springs and ski resorts, museums and mountains, Gunma is the perfect place for those who love to travel about, be it by train, car or even on horseback!
Tochigi - Home to various industries as well as universities and colleges, Tochigi has many sights of interest, including the Nasu area and the city of Nikkō!
Fukushima - Located along the eastern edge of Japan, Fukushima offers a relaxed lifestyle and a variety of environments to explore, be it quiet mountains, urban cities or bustling beaches!
Niigata - Situated along Japan's northern coast, Niigata affords one a taste of country living without being too far from civilization, and there's plenty to do, from skiing to relaxing in onsen!
Positions will begin from April 2021, but offers are being made today! Many of these are in high-demand areas, so we encourage you to apply today to secure work for the the next year! If you're interested in relocating to any of these areas, please let us know!
A number of positions include driving, so those holding a valid Japanese Driver’s License or International Driving Permit will be given priority (if you don’t currently own a vehicle, no problem- you can lease a company car through us).
[About ALT Work]
Being an ALT gives you a chance to meet new people, touch many different lives and create lifelong memories. You’ll play a vital role in the Japanese school curriculum and serve as an essential part of school life for the next generation. It’s a career path that can be as fulfilling for you as it is enriching for your students. And best of all, it’s a path open to you even if your background isn’t in education!
ALTs with Borderlink enjoy:
● Working regular school hours with free weekends, public holidays and school vacations
● Help with visa support (where applicable) & enrolling in health insurance
● An annual calendar in advance to help manage other commitments
● Paid holidays
● Year-round training
● Access to teaching materials and our library of educational resources
● Relocation assistance
● Friendly support staff
● Possibility of contract renewal and/or advancement in the company based on performance and skills.
In addition to the requirements stated at the top of this ad, successful applicants should have strong verbal and written communication skills, be in good health, and be an excellent team player. Japanese isn't required but is highly desired by many schools, so knowledge of the language or a willingness to learn is encouraged. As mentioned, the ability to drive in Japan is also highly sought-after and will widen your range of possibilities.
We are receiving new position information all the time and may have that area you've dreamed of working in. As mentioned, we're already making offers for the 2021 school year, so don't delay- apply today! Thank you for your interest in Borderlink. Let's believe in your possibility together!
*Please note that as we receive a high number of applicants, only those who pass the initial screening can 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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