Science Mentor for Weekly Secondary School Summer Program (3 weeks)

Laurus International School of Science
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Job Overview

  • Employer Type Direct Hire
  • Industry Education / Teaching
  • Salary ¥20,000 / Day (Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications)
  • English Level Native level
  • Japanese Level Not necessary
  • Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Japan only
  • Visa Sponsorship Future possibility / Renewal

Job Requirements

  1. Must currently live in Japan
  2. Must have a proper visa
  3. A few years teaching experience and a strong passion for science
  4. Must enjoy working with children and helping them reach their full potential

Job Description

Are you passionate about science and eager to share your knowledge with young minds? We are seeking an enthusiastic and adaptable Science Mentor to join our weekly summer school program focused on inspiring and educating students in the world of science. If you have a background in teaching kids or science outreach and enjoy fostering a love for scientific exploration, we want to hear from you!

Position: Science Mentor

Program Duration: 3 weeks

  • 8/1-8/4
  • 8/7-8/10
  • 8/14-8/18

*Please do not hesitate to apply even if not available for the full duration of the program. Weekly shifts may be available.

Hours: 8:00 - 17:00

Location: Tokyo, Laurus International School of Science Shiba Campus


  • Engage and mentor students in interactive and hands-on science activities.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment to encourage curiosity and critical thinking.
  • Develop and deliver engaging science lessons, experiments, and demonstrations suitable for the age group (specify the target age group, if applicable).
  • Guide and support students in their scientific inquiries and projects.
  • Collaborate with the program coordinators to develop curriculum materials and lesson plans.
  • Monitor and assess student progress, providing constructive feedback and encouragement.
  • Promote safety measures and ensure students follow proper procedures during experiments and activities.
  • Inspire and motivate students to explore the fascinating world of science beyond the classroom.


  • Passion for science and a strong desire to inspire young minds.
  • Quick adaptability and ability to adjust to the needs of individual students.
  • Experience in teaching kids or science outreach programs preferred.
  • Knowledge of scientific principles and the ability to explain complex concepts in a simplified manner.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively engage with students, parents, and program staff.
  • Strong organizational skills to plan and execute engaging lessons and activities.
  • Creativity and resourcefulness to explore innovative approaches to science education.
  • Patience, empathy, and enthusiasm to inspire students with diverse learning styles and abilities.

Pay Rate:

20,000yen per day
*Negotiable depending on experience

How to Apply:

If you are excited about the opportunity to be a Science Mentor in our weekly summer school program and inspire young learners, please submit the following:

  • Your resume highlighting your relevant experience and qualifications.
  • A brief cover letter explaining your passion for science and your experience in teaching kids or science outreach.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. We appreciate your understanding.

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Laurus International School of Science is the first and only STEM Primary school in Japan. Our school network is comprised of a chain of vibrant, International Preschool Kindergartens and our state of the art Primary... read more about Laurus International School of Science
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