Nara - One of the oldest regions in Japan, an area full of history and intrigue!
Kyoto - A cultural mecca, home to some of the most famous sights in the world!
Hyogo - From the mountains to the coast, a beautiful area rich in delights!
Osaka - The heart of Kansai, a city full of amazing food, culture and people!
Borderlink is currently seeking Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs) for daily (part-time) positions across the Kansai area. These positions are starting soon, so we encourage you to apply now and secure one as soon as possible!
Daily positions are an excellent opportunity to further your teaching career while working a lighter schedule. They're perfect for those seeking further experience in the classroom while still allowing time for other commitments.
[About the Position]
ALTs work in public elementary and junior high schools, teaching alongside Japanese teachers. As an ALT, you become a part of your students' lives as you help and guide them through an entirely new world that's second nature to you- English. You'll not only teach lessons, plan activities and make materials; you'll make the language "real" by interacting with students throughout the day to help them actively apply what they learn in class. Ideal ALT candidates are flexible with their teaching style and want to make a positive impact on the lives of the students.
● Location: Nara/Kyoto/Hyogo or Osaka prefectures
● Contract Period: April 2020 to March 2021
*Some positions starting from May 2020
● Contract Type: Daily (Part-Time)
● Level: Elementary or junior high schools
● Salary range: Between 11,000 yen to 13,500 yen (daily rate)
In addition to any requirements stated above, successful candidates must:
● Be a native speaker of English or equivalent
● Have conversational level Japanese & able to communicate with teachers
● Have good communication skills and patience
● Be able to commit to the entire length of the contract (until March 2021)
● Must currently reside in Japan with valid working visa (sorry, we cannot accept Tourist or Temporary visas)
*As some positions in these area require driving, candidates with a Japanese or International Driver’s Licence will be given priority. License holders 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 and enjoy free evenings, weekends and national holidays, plus school vacation periods.
● ALTs will also be provided a yearly calendar to help manage their other commitments.
Living in the Kansai area offers you:
-Easier access to major cities like Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto than you'd get living in east Japan!
-The quieter lifestyle of suburban or semi-rural areas!
-More affordable housing in areas that still have urban convenience!
-Great locations - whatever kind of scenery you like, these positions are prime for those who love the outdoors.
-The history and excitement of Kansai can be found everywhere, with many locations having access to shrines, temples or castles situated nearby.
-Local festivals, cuisine and culture to enjoy year-round.
-All are great places to live and work!
[Monthly Positions in Kansai also available!]
Looking to work a full-timeschedule? You're also welcome to apply! We still have some monthly positions around the Kansai area, so apply today!
Borderlink is well-known and respected among schools and boards of education. We provide a level of training and after-placement support unparalleled among ALT companies, including relocation assistance and visa sponsorship. Recently we've been expanding, and are looking to create a strong roster of ALTs across the country We're ready to believe in your possibility, and help you realize your potential as a teacher. Many in our management team began as ALTs or teachers themselves, and over the years accumulated the knowledge and skills to pass on to others. At Borderlink, there's always room for growth, both as individuals and as a team.
[Are You Ready? Apply Now!]
Does this sound like the opportunity you've been seeking? Then what are you waiting for? There's still time to apply, but as the days pass more and more positions are being filled. So we encourage you to apply now! We conduct Skype interviews regularly throughout the week, 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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