Our school is seeking fun, energetic, creative, and engaging teachers to join our team.
Teachers are responsible for teaching English to students age 0 to adult by engaging them in a fully immersed English environment. Teachers should be comfortable being active with younger students including singing songs, reading stories and playing games. Other responsibilities include participation in GEM School events throughout the calendar year, occasional library readings to children, among other responsibilities.
Work weeks are from Tuesday to Saturday with working hours mainly in the afternoon (start times vary per school location. Generally, teachers start around 3pm. All classes throughout our various locations end no later than 9pm). Teachers are assigned their schedule based on the current need.
-North American applicants preferred.
-Must be willing to relocate to Kagawa or Ehime prefectures.
-If you are currently living in Japan, you must have a valid Engineer/Specialist in Humanities/International Services status or be willing to switch your visa to the one mentioned.
-Driver's license in home country required. If you are currently living in Japan, an International Driving Permit or Japanese driver's license is preferred.
-Must have an associate's degree or higher.
-Immediate availability preferred.
-Full time and part time contracts available. Couples are welcome to apply.
-Applicants must provide their own transportation to Japan. For applicants already living in Japan and who are moving alone, moving/transportation fees to Shikoku will be completely covered by the company, within reason. Those with families and spouses will be negotiated with on a case-by-case basis.
WHAT GEM SCHOOL HAS TO OFFER
-Housing will be set up before the arrival of applicants. All apartments are professionally cleaned after the departure of the previous teacher.
-A company cell phone will be provided for use upon arrival.
-A company car will be provided for teachers to use, for both work AND personal use.
For teachers living in company-provided accommodations, all work-related gasoline and pre-approved highway usage will be reimbursed by the company.
-Upon completion of the contract, Gem School will provide a one-way flight home. For those that are offered a second contract, half of a roundtrip ticket home will be provided.
These are but a few of the teachers' perks that are provided by Gem School.
If you are interested in applying and meet the above requirements please submit your resume.
Gem School is located in Shikoku, Japan, one of Japan's 4 major islands. We operate in several cities throughout Kagawa and Ehime prefectures. Kagawa and Ehime are the northern prefectures of Shikoku with a coastline along the Seto Inland Sea. The prefectures are surrounded by lush green mountains, charm, and beautiful sights to explore beyond the big city lights.
Gem School was founded in 1981. Since then it has grown to thirteen different locations throughout Kagawa and Ehime prefectures. Gem School has won multiple awards over the years, both regional and national, the most notable being the Great Place to Work award 5 years consecutively. Our school is an English conversation school. We are constantly growing and are looking for exciting teachers who can make learning English fun! Gem School teaches students of all ages catering specifically to English Conversation instruction to Japanese students. We are seeking fun, energetic, creative, and engaging applicants with a passion for teaching English.
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