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[April Start] ALT Positions in Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima (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
151924
Location
Aizuwakamatsu City, Fukushima, Japan
Post date
Apr 2, 2024
Industry
Education / Teaching
Function
Teacher, Instructor (ELT, Conversational English)
Work Type
Full Time / Entry Level
Salary
¥220,000 ~ ¥245,000 / Month

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Requirements

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

Description

【Be an ALT in Historic Aizuwakamatsu!】
Borderlink, Inc. is now hiring for Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) positions in Aizuwakamatsu City, Fukushima Prefecture. These positions will start from April 2024, but we are accepting applications immediately. If you are looking to relocate to the Aizuwakamatsu area, we can assist you. Please read on for more information.

Bordered to the east by the great Lake Inawashiro, the city of Aizuwakamatsu is located in central Fukushima and offers a treasure trove of historical and cultural sites of interest. Once the site of the famous Battle of Aizu, the city features a castle (Tsuruga-Jo) with grounds dating back to the 14th century. Other things to see include the Oyaku-en medicinal herb gardens, two hot spring resorts, numerous samurai-era locales, and many annual festivals including the Aizu Festival and Sakura Festival. A local commercial center, Aizuwakamatsu is the headquarters of many local television networks in Fukushima, and the city is famous for its sake brewing and lacquerware. Those living in Aizuwakamatsu will also want to sample the local cuisine, including the city’s own soba noodles and sauce-katsudon. For an exciting mix of urban comfort and rural charm, Aizuwakamatsu is an outstanding place to teach this year!

【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 8th, 2024 to March 21st, 2025
⚫ Contract type: Full-Time
⚫ Level: Elementary and junior high schools
⚫ General working hours: Between 8:00 to 16:30 (actual working time: 7 hours)
⚫ Salary range: Between 220,000 to 245,000 yen / month
⚫ Benefits: Social Insurance, paid holidays (as stipulated by the contract)

【Requirements】
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.

【Benefits】
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 May 3, 2024

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