Bilingual Staff at NEW Children’s English Language School

Meiko Kids e

Job Overview

  • Employer Type Direct Hire
  • Industry Education / Teaching
  • Salary ¥1,000 - ¥1,500 / Hour (Hourly rate dependent on applicant's language (English and Japanese) language ability and experience. Hourly rate during training period will be ¥1000)
  • English Level Fluent
  • Japanese Level Business Level
  • Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Japan only
  • Visa Sponsorship No

Job Requirements

Applicants must have an interest in children's English education, be able to provide fun and engaging lessons, interact with parents/guardians in a respectful and friendly matter, and work well as part of a team. As employees will be also be asked to help with everyday operation of the school, command of the Japanese language is a requirement.

Required Application Documents

  • Resume/CV in English or Japanese

Must include the following information

  • Profile Photo
  • Full Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Contact information
    • Address
    • Phone Number
  • Residency Status (Visa, in case of foreign nationality)
    • Must include expiration date (day, month, and year)
    • “Working Visa” is not a valid residency status description for the purpose of applying to Meiko English Lab. Please include the full residency status title (i.e. Engineer/Specialists in Humanities/International Relations, etc.).
  • Education History
    • Complete with start and end dates (month and year)
    • Those wishing to meet “Bilingual Level” English criteria through demonstration of 8 years of education with English as the main mode of instruction, should list all the schooling they received in English.
  • Work History (if applicable)
    • Complete with start and end dates (month and year)
  • Certifications, licenses, test scores, etc. (if applicable)
  • Language proficiencies and levels (Including English regardless of whether it is your first language or mother-tongue).

※Temperament Screening (Test to be Administered After Interview)

Residency Requirements:

Applicants must possess Japanese citizenship or a residency status that allows for mid-to-long-term residence in Japan or permission to engage in an activity other than those permitted by the status of residency previously granted (work permit).

  • Preference is given to Japanese citizens and applicants with one of the following residency statuses
    • Permanent Resident
    • Long-Term Resident
    • Dependent of a Japanese National
    • Dependent (Dependent of a Permanent Resident)
    • Highly-Skilled Professional
    • Engineer/Specialist in Humanities/International Relations

※ Applicants without one of the above residency status must be in possession of “Permission to engage in an activity other than those permitted by the status of residence previously granted (i.e. a work permit)”

Criteria for “Bilingual” English Designation:

Candidates must meet one at least one of the following criteria

  • Completed 8 years of education with English as the primary language of instruction
  • Able to present test scores or certificates demonstrating proficiency at levels equivalent or greater than the following:
    • Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
      • B2 – “Independent”
    • Cambridge English Qualification (Formerly “Cambridge English: Proficiency”)
      • 160 or higher – B2 “First” or “Vantage (Business)”
    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
      • 5.5 or higher
      • Test must have been taken within 2 years of applying to Meiko English Lab
      • IELTS is Meiko English Lab’s preferred test for English language proficiency.
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
      • iBT (Internet-based test) – 72 or higher
      • ITP (Institutional Testing Program) – 543 or higher
    • Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC)
      • Listening and Reading – 785 or higher
      • Speaking and Writing – 310 or higher
    • The Eiken Foundation’s Test in Practical English Proficiency (EIKEN)
      • Pre-Level 1 or higher

※ Those who cannot demonstrate proficiency through any of the above means will have their application materials screened for proficiency by language professionals at Meiko English Lab Headquarters. Speaking and listening proficiency will be assessed during the interview or by way of video interview (to be submitted alongside the job application or to be requested before the official interview). By submitting an application to Meiko English Lab, applicants agree to be subject to the screening criteria as set by the selection committee.

Criteria for “Bilingual” Japanese Designation:

Candidates must meet at least one of the following criteria

  • Completed 8 years of education with Japanese as the primary language of instruction
  • Able to present test scores or certificates demonstrating proficiency at levels equivalent or greater than the following:
    • Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)
      • N2 or higher (N2 Test 120 points or higher or passing N1 Test)
    • Business Japanese Proficiency Test (BJT)
      • J1 (530 points) or higher
    • Test of Practical Japanese (J.Test)
      • Level C (600 points) or higher

※ Those who cannot demonstrate proficiency through any of the above means will have their  application materials screened for proficiency by language professionals at Meiko English Lab Headquarters. Speaking and listening proficiency will be assessed during the interview or by way of video interview (to be submitted alongside the job application or to be requested before the official interview). By submitting an application to Meiko English Lab, applicants agree to be subject to the screening criteria as set by the selection committee.


Job Description

Meiko English Lab “Bilingual Staff” provide fun, creative, and meaningful experiences in the English language for children ages 3-12 years old at its English language conversation schools. Bilingual staff prepare and teach fun and engaging English language lessons in addition to Eiken preparation lessons and English fun time (English language activities). Bilingual staff are also expected to assist with the everyday running of the school including cleaning, reception, and other clerical duties.

Details about the school can be found here

https://www.meikokidse.jp/school/mel_minaminagareyamanoki/

“Bilingual Staff” responsibilities include the following:

Basic Job Functions

  • Preparation and execution of daily English language lessons, Eiken prep lesson, and English fun time (English language activities).
  • Maintenance of school cleanliness, sanitation, organization, and overall safety.
  • Assistance at promotional events including open houses, seasonal events, etc.
  • Consistent provision of feedback of student progress to school management and parents/guardians.
  • Other tasks as assigned by school management with regard to school operations (including reception and clerical duties), special events, staff management, etc.

Conditions

  • Business Hours: 11:00 – 20:00
  • Business Days: Tuesday – Sunday
  • Days Closed: Mondays and National Holidays
  • Hourly Wage: ¥1,200 or more
  • Training Period: 3 months (Wage during training period is ¥1,000 per hour)
  • Commuting Allowance Available

Work hours, days, and days off are subject to change based on season, special event schedules, public school holidays, and the needs of the Meiko English Lab location concerned.

Wages and commuting allowance amounts may vary by location


Location

Japan, 〒270-0162 千葉県流山市大字木521-2 エピナール南流山


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  • Address Japan, 〒270-0162 千葉県流山市大字木521-2 エピナール南流山

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Specialized Industries/Fields Afterschool care facilities English as a Second Language Schools About the Company Meiko Kids e is a new venture into afterschool English immersion programs for children and is actively seeking energetic, passionate, and... read more about Meiko Kids e
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