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[April 2024 Start] ALT Positions in Hyogo Prefecture - Teach Out West! (expired)

Borderlink (株式会社ボーダーリンク)

Borderlink (株式会社ボーダーリンク)

Job ID
Various, Hyogo, Japan
Post date
Feb 7, 2024
Education / Teaching
Teacher, Instructor (ELT, Conversational English)
Work Type
Contract / Entry Level
¥220,000 ~ ¥250,000 / Month

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  • English: Native level (preferred)
  • Japanese: Conversational (preferred)
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Visa sponsorship available


【An Adventure from Coast to Coast- Teach in Hyogo!】
Borderlink, Inc. is now hiring for Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) positions in the Hyogo area. These positions will start from April 2024, but we are accepting applications today. Start the process and you can secure work for the coming school year before it begins. If you are looking to relocate to the Hyogo area, we can assist you. Please read on for more information.

Kansai's western-most area is full of charm and excitement. Known for its twin coasts, beautiful flower gardens and overall idyllic scenery, it’s a pleasant area mixing modern conveniences with natural splendor. Like the rest of Kansai, it also boasts some of the best food in all Japan! The prefecture's most famous locales include the cosmopolitan Kobe and historical Himeji, but there are many cities and towns to the north that also have much to offer. It is here that you will find a wealth of opportunities as an ALT with Borderlink this spring. In a region already rich in culture and cuisuine, Hyogo is a standout place to live and work.

⚠️SPECIAL NOTE⚠️ The best way to experience Hyogo is with personal transportation. Many positions in this area require the use of a vehicle to get to and from school, and make everything from daily tasks to weekend trips much more convenient. Those who are able to drive scooters, motorcycles or cars (or willing to accquire a license for one) will get top priority.

【Position Details】
Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs) work alongside Japanese teachers to make English lessons fun and engaging for the students. Practicing grammar and vocabulary, participating in games and activities to reinforce the lesson’s goals and communicating with students both inside and outside of the classroom are all part of a day’s work for ALTs.

⚫ Contract period: April 2024 to March 2025
⚫ Contract type: Full-Time
⚫ Level: Kindergarten, elementary and/or junior high schools
⚫ General working hours: Between 8:00 to 17:00
⚫ Salary range: Between 220,000 to 250,000 yen / month
⚫ Benefits: Social Insurance, paid holidays (as stipulated by the contract)

ALTs should be motivated, enthusiastic, professional and proactive in communicating with others. Successful applicants must also meet the following criteria:

🔺 Already be living in Japan and hold a valid visa permitting work
🔺 University graduate holding a Bachelor's degree or equivalent
🔺 Have native-level English proficiency with natural phonetic fluency and a minimum of 12 years of education where the main language of instruction in all classes was English
🔺 Have conversational Japanese skills and be comfortable talking with teachers and staff
🔺 Are in good health and able to commit and complete the contract period (until March 2025)
🔺 Hold a valid Japanese Driver's License or International Driving Permit (IDP). Those placed in driving positions who do not own a vehicle can lease a company car from us.

Those with the following will get special consideration:

🔺Prior teaching experience in Japan (especially at public ES and/or JHS.)

Being an ALT lets you work regular school hours on weekdays, leaving your evenings and weekends free. National holidays and school vacation periods are all yours to enjoy. But that’s just the beginning. ALTs with Borderlink enjoy:

🔷 Assistance with visa sponsorship/renewal (where applicable)
🔷 Continual Paid Training (both before starting and annually during your time with us)
🔷 Access to teaching materials including worksheets and flashcards
🔷 Help with relocation & finding housing if you’re looking to move
🔷 Round-the-clock support for your work/life needs
🔷 Paid holidays (as stipulated by the contract)
🔷 Successful candidates are given priority for future positions (based on evaluation)
🔷 Prior to starting, ALTs will be provided a yearly calendar of working days which will help manage their other commitments

【Apply Today!】
We are accepting applications now! Please apply directly to this job post. We screen every application ourselves and conduct Skype interviews regularly throughout the week. Applicants from all over Japan are welcome, and we can provide help finding housing to those looking to move.

Borderlink is the fastest-growing ALT dispatch company in Japan, and as we grow we seek to revolutionize not only the way English is taught, but the way ALTs are supported. 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.
*If you previously worked with Borderlink, your application process can be expedited after evaluation.

Last modified on March 9, 2024

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