- Employer Type Direct Hire
- Industry Education / Teaching
- Salary ¥240,000 - ¥240,000 / Month
- English Level Native level
- Japanese Level Conversational Level
- Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Japan only
- Visa Sponsorship Yes
- Native English speaker
- Bachelor's degree (or higher)
- Engaging, enthusiastic, and dedicated to providing a positive communicative experience for students
- Flexible, sociable, culturally sensitive, and eager to live in Japan for a minimum of one year
- Previous teaching experience ranging from ALT to ESL tutoring within Japan or in other countries preferred but not required
- Must have at least a basic level of Japanese with a conversational level being strongly preferred
- Previous time spent studying or working in Japan is appreciated but not required
- As many ALT positions do require driving, applicants who can or would be able to drive in Japan on either a Japanese license or International Driving Permit are preferred
ALTIA CENTRAL is now accepting applications to join our team of fantastic ALTs for a NEW contract in Hida City, Gifu Prefecture from September 2022 and beyond. If you would like to live and work in Japan or make a return to Japan, why not work with one of the most reputable and successful companies in the ALT industry and apply today!
Hida City is the northernmost city in Gifu Prefecture. Nestled in the scenic countryside of the Japanese Alps, it is a beautiful location to live and work. The area is located near the Shirakawa-go World Heritage site and is easily recognizable by many anime lovers. With Takayama nearby and Nagoya only a couple hours away, amenities are not too hard to come by. Hida offers a convenient location for those that enjoy being outdoors, especially if you enjoy the snow. Known for its sake brewing and traditional Japanese candles, this will make a great place to call home.
About The Position
▲ Full Time
▲ Yearly salary + annual bonus: ¥3,000,000 (Monthly ¥240,000)
▲ Positions include: elementary school only
▲ Driving: Driving would be required
▲ Health Insurance: Shakai Hoken (includes health and pension)
Our contracts are largely based in central Japan, mostly in Aichi, Gifu, and Shizuoka prefectures; with a strong presence in Okayama and Hiroshima; a number of contracts in Shiga, Mie, Nagano, and Fukui; as well as a limited number of positions in Osaka, Kyoto and the greater Kansai area. If you are focused on going to Osaka and Osaka only, we will most likely not be able to help you out. Please note that we DO NOT have anything in the greater Tokyo Area.
What We Offer
We want to support your growth and development to become a great ALT. The skills and experiences you will gain with us, will greatly benefit you in various ways for your future career. But don’t take our word for it, see for yourself what others say on sites like Glassdoor and Reddit.
▲ Full salary every month, no prorated months, paid on-time every time
▲ Outstanding and reliable support from Supervisors and staff
▲ Comprehensive benefits package with paid Annual Leave days
▲ Housing support: we pay key money and deposit for company sponsored apartments so you don’t have to
▲ Reimbursements: public transportation, bicycle, and more
▲ Driving support: we pay for the car lease and offer a variety of driving plans to suit your needs (up to and including fully paid plans where we pay gas, insurance, maintenance, etc.), and more
▲ Industry-leading training: tailored to your needs, taught by highly skilled trainers, hands-on, ongoing year-round, and professional development for your future career
▲ Resources and materials: access to top-quality educational resources anytime through our members website including storyboards, flashcards, songs, example lesson plans and more
▲ Visa Sponsorship
An ALT’s work in public schools centers around creating positive interactions with the students both inside and outside the classroom and helping to provide enjoyable and energetic lessons. ALTs also develop and maintain a positive and supportive professional relationship with Japanese teachers by assisting with various tasks during the school year. ALTs will experience prolonged periods of standing, walking, and stair climbing. ALTs will also be encouraged to perform high energy movements such as running and playing with students. To help you find success in this role, our ALTs are evaluated throughout the year based on their lesson’s clarity, how supportive they are, and the overall atmosphere they help to create in the classroom. We are dedicated to helping our ALTs grow and improve for their future success by offering ongoing advice, feedback, and more.
Working as an ALT is a great opportunity to improve your Japanese language ability, experience and appreciate cultural differences, and most importantly, to be positively involved with the development and well-being of Japanese students.
The Application Process
Once we receive your resume and cover letter, we will only reply to qualified applicants via email. Those that pass our subsequent screening questionnaire will then be invited to an interview. All of our interviews are conducted virtually using Google Meet. If you are interested in applying, please visit our Recruiting website for further details about ALTIA CENTRAL.
Hida, Gifu, Japan