Employment Opportunities at Tokyo YMCA International Kids Garden
Tokyo YMCA International Kids Garden seeks a full-time, highly qualified and organized kindergarten teacher. Our kindergarten provides early childhood education in English.
■About Tokyo YMCA
The Tokyo YMCA was established in 1880. Tokyo YMCA develops programs such as business colleges, language education, wellness programs, outdoor programs, childcare programs, international programs, etc. with a balance of “Spirit”, “Mind” and “Body” and aims to raise young people through these programs.
■About Tokyo YMCA International Kids Garden
Tokyo YMCA International Kids Garden is a kindergarten under the Public Interest Incorporated Foundation Tokyo YMCA.
Our kindergarten was established in 2002. We are a kindergarten using English in our daily educational programs.
Our school philosophy is “Raising children to be Peacemakers” We instill healthy morals by integrating Christian aspects into our curriculum. Kids Garden aims to raise life- long learners through our English Immersion program.
<School Information >
Days: Monday- Friday
Age:2, 3, 4, 5 years old; Maximum capacity is 24 children per class
1 Principle, 1 Vice Principle / 8 class teachers / 1-2 teachers’ aide
■Duties of Teacher
We have a few teachers’ positions, homeroom teachers, and resource teachers. Responsibilities will be determined according to experience.
Homeroom teacher: The Basic daily duties include teaching and holistically taking care of kindergarten developmental growth, making weekly lesson plans, committee work for annual events, and taking the school bus on a shift basis.
Resource Teachers: Generally carrying out duties as instructed by the homeroom teacher during the day, making weekly lesson plans for the after-school program.
●Working hours and days of the week vary between 7:45-18:15, Monday to Friday including a few Saturdays or Sundays for school events.
●Term of the contract is from April 1st, 2023 to March 31st, 2024.
●Basic total class weeks/year are 38 weeks. During seasonal breaks, there are extra work opportunities.
●Salary: 280,000-320,000 yen/month, negotiable. *Pay rate depends on experience and education.
●Transportation allowance /contract completion bonus is included.
●Employment Insurance, Health Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Pension Insurance, and Workmen’s Accident Compensation Insurance will be applied.
●Positions per year rotate depending on team needs, Resource Teachers and HR 3,4,5yr old class teachers are all considered “Teachers”.
●Located in east Tokyo on the Tozai Subway line. The school is a 5-minute walk from Toyocho station.
■Applicants must fulfill the following criteria
●Certification preferred: Valid Early Childhood Education degree and license.
●Working experience in kindergarten, preschool, or nursery school is preferred.
●Native English ability.
●Japanese resident and working visa.
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