English Conversation Sports Coach for Children (Nishieifuku, Suginami-ku, Tokyo)

second place Inc.

Job Overview

  • Employer Type Direct Hire
  • Industry Service Industry
  • Salary ¥1,500 / Hour (1,300 JPY during 3 months of probation period)
  • English Level Native level
  • Japanese Level Not necessary
  • Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Japan only
  • Visa Sponsorship Future possibility / Renewal

Job Requirements

  • Native (or native-level) English speakers
  • Professional minded and team players
  • Experience working with children and/or a background in child development/sports preferred
  • Passionate about working with children of all ages(1-12 years old)
  • Interested in Education, Sports, Coaching
  • Capable of performing/working under pressure
  • Interested in staying in Japan for at least two years
  • Available to work a minimum of two days on weekend day (either morning or afternoon)
  • Holds a current Working Visa/Student Visa

Job Description

We are currently seeking enthusiastic native English speakers with a passion for coaching and working with young children.
Successful applicants will have to run all classes in a safe and enjoyable manner, lead and be responsible for classes.
If you love children, enjoy an active lifestyle, and are a happy and outgoing person, this job is what you have been waiting for!

“Spoglish” strives to improve children’s athletic and English listening abilities simultaneously in an active learning environment.
Our objective is for children to gain self-confidence and comfort to engage in English coached activities through drills and competitive games.
Be it basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis, rugby or any other sport, children will enjoy participating in many different types of coaching drills which will improve their coordination and athletic abilities. Spoglish focuses on the basics of balance, agility, reaction, rhythm, coordination, ball handling so the skills taken away can be applied to all sports.
On top of this, being coached in English opens their ears and their minds to a foreign language offering a more interactive method acquire a new language leaving aside less effective ways of learning such as the memorization and constant repetition of textbook phrases. It is natural learning.
The program was developed by Motohiro Fujino and Kensuke Sato who have competed inside and outside of Japan as professional athletes and have a wide range of coaching experience from 1-year-old children to professionals.

■Why Spoglish GYM

  • Friendly, energetic & diverse work environment
  • Bilingual HQ staff members
  • Clear career advancement
  • Casual dress code. Uniforms provided for class (shorts, shoes and T-shirts).
  • Transportation Fee covered (Up to 800 JPY per day)
  • Visa sponsorship:Possible depending on performance (evaluated after 1 year)
  • Contract Renewal : Possible
  • Prepare for the lessons (set up the classroom, review lesson plans, clean up equipment)
  • Deliver 50 minute group lessons (maximum of 13 students per class)
  • Work together with other coaches to provide high quality lessons and customer service (generally 3 coaches handling 1 class)
  • Deliver special lessons and participate in seasonal events
  • All lesson plans will be provided and related equipment will be ready at the workplace

■Wage / Work schedule

  • Contract type

Part Time

  • Wage

1,500 JPY per hour

1,300 JPY per hour *During 3 months of probation period

  • Work schedule

Shift 1: Saturday 8:15-12:45 & Sunday 8:15-12:45

Shift 2: Saturday 13:45-19:15 & Sunday 13:45-19:15

*Annual assessment and contract renewal are conducted between January and March every year.

■Work location

Toto Eifukucho Building 4F, 3-57-19 Eifukucho, Suginami-ku, Tokyo, 168-0064

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Totoeifukucho Building 4F, 3-57-19 Eifukucho, Suginami-ku, Tokyo, 168-0064

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Tokyo Office
C/O Global Village Media
1-7-20-B2 Yaesu, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
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