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JHS Science Teacher at Japanese Private School (expired)

AICJ (鴎州学園)
Job ID
Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan
Post date
Jun 7, 2024
Education / Teaching
Teacher, Instructor (ELT, Conversational English)
Work Type
Contract / Experienced (Non-Manager)
¥350,000 ~ ¥350,000 / Month


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


AICJ Junior and Senior High School is a privately-funded IB World School accommodating approximately 715 students. In junior high school we provide a tailor-made curriculum with a number of the subjects in grades 7-9 taught in English in an immersion environment. Math, music, science, physical education and English are taught by both foreign and Japanese teachers in junior high school. In high school, we operate a dual pathway system whereby students select either the domestic course to prepare for entry into Japanese universities or the internationally recognized IB Diploma Programme. Typically, students who aspire to attend overseas universities select the IB Diploma course. The school is currently seeking an experienced and highly motivated teacher of Science to teach in the junior high school science department, there may be some English lessons as well depending on school requirements.

Start date and working conditions:

Start date: August 2024 (negotiable)

Working conditions:
- Salary 350,000 yen a month
- Private school health insurance
- 22 days paid holiday a year
- All public holidays*
- 5 days additional holiday in Obon
- 6 days additional holiday over New Year
- Working hours are Monday to Friday 8am-5pm*

*Teachers may be asked to work during weekends or on public holidays; however, in such cases an exchange holiday will be given.

Requirements & experience:
- University degree in relevant subject area (Science)
- Experience of teaching students with English as a second language
- A valid teaching qualification (desired)
- Experience of working in a Japanese private school (desired)
- Experience in teaching Science (desired)

In addition to the above, applicants must also display strong communication, team-working and organizational skills and demonstrate a desire to improve their teaching practice.
Application process:

Applicants should submit their CV/resume outlining their teaching experience, education and work history along with a covering letter explaining their teaching philosophy, reasons for applying and suitability for the position. Contact details of two referees from current or previous employers must also be provided. Please note, only suitable referees (e.g. line managers/supervisors) will be accepted.

Only successfully screened candidates will be contacted for an interview and asked to submit a lesson plan. During the interview process, candidates may be asked to deliver a demonstration lesson based on their lesson plan. Interviews will be conducted online for candidates outside of Hiroshima prefecture. Please note, any travel expenses incurred for attending interviews will not be covered by the school.

On offer of employment, candidates must provide their original university degree certificate and university transcript so that a teaching license from the local board of education can be obtained. The school will apply for the teaching licenses; however, candidates are expected to pay the full cost of licenses (approximately 3600 yen per license). Please note, any offer of employment is dependent on teaching licenses being obtained.

Last modified on July 8, 2024

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