English Express International School believes in Teaching Children to Love Learning. If you love children, have boundless energy, are professional and diligent, and hope to make a meaningful impact on the lives of a group of children, then English Express may have a position for you.
English Express International School is looking for a full time native English teacher to teach preschool/ kindergarten, after school classes and summer/spring camps. We are a small, but successful and expanding school, with a relaxed yet professional atmosphere. We have conservative values, and use tried and true methods of instruction, combined with research proven approaches. If you are a joyful, imaginative, open minded and hard-working teacher who genuinely loves children, this position may be for you.
A native speaker from Canada, USA or another English Speaking country. Provides a resume, cover letter, and photo with their application. Experienced, with several years in a classroom with preschool to early grade school aged students. A university degree with specialization in Education. Enthusiasm, Professionalism, and a desire to guide, lead, and inspire your students. An interest in a long-term position with room for growth.
Three locations in the Yokohama area: Center Kita, Azamino/Tamaplaza and Kajigaya.
We have a full time position starting immediately, though March is also possible.
- A very competitive salary
- Ongoing training and professional development
- a unique, in-house curriculum that guides teachers while allowing creativity
- A huge performance-based annual bonus
- transportation covered up to 20,000 Yen
- 2-5 weeks of paid holidays
- Opportunities for promotion
- a 'homeroom' and single teaching location
- a bright, healthy and joyful working environment
- company sponsored accommodation available
- National Health Insurance, Pension and Unemployment Insurance included
Curriculum: English Express has an extensive, research-based, immersion curriculum which includes phonics, reading, mathematics, science, physical education, music, role-playing, story-telling, values lessons, weekly cooking and craft activities, and more. Field trips, outdoor activities, sports days, plays and pageants also make up a big part of the school year. The curriculum is constantly under development and teachers will be expected to actively contribute.
Working Hours: Hours for a typical day run from 8:45 AM until 6 o'clock PM. Actual teaching time is 6-7 hours in a day for full time, with an hour for class preparation and an hour of break-time.
Holidays: All national holidays and weekends. Spring, Summer and Winter breaks around 2 weeks, and 10-20 days sick/holiday leave.
Training: 1-2 weeks of observation and training prior to beginning full-time teaching. Continuing development and training throughout the term of employment.
Contract: 1 year contract preferred. Includes National Health Insurance, Pension and Unemployment insurance.
Resumes will be screened and candidates who meet the minimum requirements may be contacted. Face to face interviews will be held at one of our 3 locations. Candidates who make it through the first round will be invited back for a 'hands on' interview, consisting of some in-class time, shadowing another teacher. Second round candidates will then be notified, whether successful or not, of our final decision.
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