Are you looking for a job which gives you the work-life balance to enjoy life, and the chance to impact a local community?
At NPO GLAD, we can give that to you in addition to the warm and friendly support you need.
This is an invitation for people like you, with teaching experience and a good grasp of Japanese and want to dive deep into Japanese culture.
A flexible person with a taste of adventure is the best match for these positions!
We have positions in Kanoya City in Kagoshima starting in April 2019. Must be able to drive or obtain Int'l driver's license due to remoteness. We can provide you with a rental car! Please scroll down to read [About Kanoya City].
(Please check out our other positions for other locations. We have positions nationwide)
Hi, We're NPO GLAD. We were founded by a group of former Japanese teachers with a vision to support the growth of global-minded students in Japan. GLAD stands for Global Learning Advancement Department.
We believe that foreign teachers will be the bridge the gap between Japan and the world and will be the key to modernizing Foreign Language Education.
This is our logic: As a company, by recruiting and introducing global-minded, respectful, positive, and hard working educators to schools, we can influence Japan’s society - Through education.
Over the past 6 years, we have hired more than 600 teachers and placed them all throughout Japan in various English teaching positions.
In addition to our strong and genuine support system here at NPO GLAD, we try to make living in Japan as easy and stress-free as possible.
It's quite simple - Happy teachers means happy children and schools.
Most of our positions are in rural areas of Japan, nationwide. We feel that the most impact of globalization will start from here.
The placement will be in Elementary schools and/or Junior high schools
Contract term: End of August/ASAP - March 2020
・Competitive compensation: Up to ¥230,000 to ¥250,000 per month
・Consistent working hours: Monday through Friday between 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (depending on schools)
・Placement: Elementary schools and/or Junior high schools
We’ll observe your lessons and give you feedback so that you can improve your lessons according to what teachers and the Board of Education wants. Working in GLAD is a continued learning process!
[Successful Candidate Criteria]:
・Native speaker of English or individual who has acquired an education in English for at least 12 years
・Holder of a university Bachelor's degree (or higher) in an English-speaking country
・One year of Assistant Language Teaching experience or equivalent
・Holder of a valid visa status that allows work in Japan
・Able to speak conversational Japanese
・Able to drive in Japan legally
For us, communication is crucial for planning and creating lessons with Japanese teachers of English. Fluency is no expected. We also highly encourage that teachers be able to be involved with the communities here. Our mission is to foster global understanding, after all.
>>Note: Only candidates who hold the qualifications mentioned above will be contacted<<
Feel free to visit our website to ask any questions you may have!
[Why work at NPO GLAD as an ALT?]:
・Work and life balance: 5-day work week/2 days off, public holidays, summer and winter holidays off, and Board of Education determined day off including golden week and
・Growth: Continued training and support
・A little less painful with us: We help you find places to live, submitting official documents, year end tax adjustments, finding local hospitals, and more!
・Be apart of a community that cares for you
・Explore different parts of Japan
・Gain a sense of purpose as you will be educating the future of Japan (Japanese children)
If this all sounds great to you, wait until you hear about the city you will be living in!
[About Kanoya City]:
Kanoya City is located in the southeastern region of Kyushu in Kagoshima Prefecture. Kanoya has a reported population of over 100,000 people. Its warmer temperatures at an average of 27 degrees (80°F) a year and its subtropical environments nurture a wide variety of amazing things: amberjack fisheries, excellent wagyu beef, chicken, black pork, and sweet potatoes. Not to mention the finest sweet potato shochu, a famous type of alcohol produced in this area. Beachside drives and starry skies; this placement is perfect for those who want to feel and experience another side of Japan with a rich culture which not many people get the chance to do.
Click to view an awesome video of Kanoya City!
Applying is just a click away! Apply before August 7 at 12PM noon to reserve an interview spot before Obon Holidays in Japan (8/12 - 8/18). We will not be in the office these days.
Thank you for your time. We are looking forward to meeting you!
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