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Full-time English Preschool Teacher (expired)

FunShine Academy (ファンシャインアカデミー)

FunShine Academy (ファンシャインアカデミー)

Job ID
豊島区, Tokyo, Japan
Post date
May 15, 2017
Education / Teaching
Child Education, Pre-school Teacher
Work Type
Full Time / Experienced (Non-Manager)
¥270,000 ~ ¥280,000 / Month


  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Teacher's license for nursery school, kindergarten or elementary school. Any child care license.
  • Experience working at pre-school, after-school or English conversation school


Description: FunShine Academy International preschool provides English programs for children aged between 2 and 10.
With our mix of both native English speakers and bilingual Japanese staff, we aim to create a relaxed and friendly atmosphere for students, while encouraging them to speak, listen, and interact in English.
This is the perfect job for those who love to spend time with kids!

Duties include:
・Giving children interesting and fun experiences.
・Making activities and lesson plans, and leading classes.
・Supporting school management

We are looking for people who...
・love to work with children.
・have great creativity in making unique activities and lesson plans.
・are willing to work with a team.
・are interested in English education for younger children

・Teacher's license for nursery school, kindergarten or elementary school.
Any child care license.

・Experience working at preschool, after-school or English conversation school is preferred.

Working days: Monday to Friday and every third Saturday

Working Hours:
8:30-18:00 (including 1 hour preparation time and break)

Transport costs are covered.
Position to start June 1st.

FunShine Academy International preschool is currently looking for enthusiastic, dedicated and creative teachers to join our team for the teaching year 2017/18, in Ikebukuro, Tokyo.
The position involves teaching preschool age children, lesson planning, school event preparation, attending and presenting at staff meetings, and creating correspondence with parents such as monthly newsletters and progress reports.
Class sizes are approximately 10-15 children per class, ranging from 2-3 years old. Full support is provided by a Japanese teaching partner.

All applicants must currently live in Japan and have previous experience working with young children. The ideal candidate will also be able to understand some spoken Japanese, have basic First Aid knowledge and must thrive at working in a fast and dynamic teaching environment.

English Native Speaker, Experience teaching young children, Able to work from July 1st 2017. Must plan on being in Tokyo for at least two years. Applicant must live in Tokyo or close surrounding areas, and have a valid work visa.

Pay Benefits:
Starts from 270,000yen to 280,000yen
Final offer depends on the employee's teaching experience.

2 out of 5 Saturdays, Sundays, National Holidays, School holidays (Spring Holidays, Golden Week, Summer Holidays, Winter Holidays)

All candidates should be able to provide written references for background checking, and must be available to attend interviews during the week (Monday-Friday 09:00am - 6:00pm). A full length recent photo must also be included in the application.

Please understand that due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact all applicants directly. Only successfully screened applicants will be contacted and asked to attend an interview at a mutually convenient time.

Worker’s Accident Compensation Insurance is offered, along with transportation benefits and a range of other competitive benefits.

If you are looking for a challenging, rewarding and stimulating career in Japan, please forward your application details, including a cover letter describing your character and past experiences. A recent photo should also be attached to your application.

Last modified on September 2, 2019

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