Saturday School Teacher

Kyoto International School
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Job Overview

  • Employer Type Direct Hire
  • Industry Education / Teaching
  • Salary ¥18,000 / Day (before tax; paid monthly)
  • English Level Native level
  • Japanese Level Not necessary
  • Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Japan only
  • Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Kyoto International School
Saturday English School
We are proud to offer an English program for students between 3 and 12 years-old on Saturdays.
Program Aims

  • to spark an interest in learning English
  • to increase fluency in speaking & listening
  • to develop presentation skills
  • to use English as a tool to create new friendships
  • to create a foundation for further English learning

Program Overview
Saturdays (9am to 3pm). See for more details on the program. Examples of varied levels:

  • Early Learning: 3-5 years old
  • Lower Primary: 6-8 years old
  • Upper Primary: 8-12 years old

Students are placed in their appropriate course according to their age.
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Job Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • work with pre-planned content
  • modification of pre-planned content is welcome as long as it connects to long term plans
  • may need to modify pre-planned content to meet the needs of variety of students, ongoing support will be provided by the principal


  • lead activities for an assigned group of students
  • use suitable materials and resources to support learning engagements, as described in planning
  • provide weekly homework, when relevant and in light of pre-planned content

Assessment & Reporting

  • provide regular feedback about development to principal, students and parents
  • complete formalised reports for individual students, provided by school

Management of Learning Environments

  • develop learning environments based on respect
  • ensure physical layout of learning environments are safe and clean

Student Welfare

  • ensure student safety at all times
  • maintain attendance records, as pre-provided by school
  • supervise students during play and recess breaks

School Community

  • actively participate in school events
  • contribute to whole school responsibilities where needed
  • attend all appropriate meetings and planning sessions
  • communicate with parents only when necessary, always check with principal if in doubt


  • promote the school’s mission, vision and values
  • communicate with others in a professional manner
  • maintain professional relationships with colleagues and parents based around cooperation and mutual support
  • comply with school policies, procedures and expectations

Base Payment: 18,000 yen per working day (before tax; paid monthly); Employee's placement on the salary scale shall be determined according to experience and education.

Note: No sick day or personal days provided (each day missed may result in pay reduction, especially if not medical and family related)

Official job description and application form can be found on school's website.
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317 Kitatawaracho, Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto, 602-8247, Japan

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Kyoto International School (KIS) has been serving the beautiful city of Kyoto since 1957. The school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the International Baccalaureate (IB). The school is... read more about Kyoto International School
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