English Preschool Teacher Chigasaki, Kanagawa (Immediate Start)

Job Overview

  • Employer Type Direct Hire
  • Industry Education / Teaching
  • Salary 230,000-250,000 JPY / Month depends on experience
  • English Level Native level
  • Japanese Level Basic Level
  • Other Languages N/A
  • Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Japan only
  • Visa Sponsorship Yes

About Us:

Little Starfish International School, located in Chigasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture, is currently accepting applications for a Preschool Teacher position. We are looking for a positive, hard-working, professional teacher with plenty of energy who is dedicated to the education of young children and works well with other professional teachers.

Little Starfish International School is located 5 minutes walk from Chigasaki Station (Tokaido, Sagami and Shonan-Shinjuku lines). Our school is only a short 10 minute walk from the famous Southern Beach.

We are a private, family owned International Montessori School. Our classes are Toddler (1-3 yrs), Preschool (3-6 yrs), Preschool After School,  Elementary After School (6 yrs and up) and Saturday class (3-6 yrs), all of our classes are mixed age. Our school currently has close to 100 students, we are housed in a recently renovated facility with a total of 3 classrooms, office and playground.

Being an International school all classes are taught completely in English. We also implement the Montessori teaching method so we respect every child for the unique individual that they are, and nurture their confidence and motivation by guiding them to achieve their goals. We want our students to be positive, independent and grow up to be citizens who better the world!

About the position:

Working Hours:
-Monday to Friday 8:00~5:00

-Average of 25 teaching hours per week plus class preparation time

-Daily 1 hour lunch break


Responsibilities include:

-Teaching children in the preschool course using the Montessori method

-Supervising children during playtime

-Writing reports and handling P/T meetings

-Creating teaching materials

-Communicating with parents

-Participating in all school events such as Sports Day, School Camp, Excursions, Halloween etc…

-Attending staff meetings

-General classroom cleaning and maintenance

-Handling daily class Blog with other teachers


Benefits include:

-Paid holidays, Golden Week holiday, Obon Holidays, Winter holidays,  as well as all National Holidays

-Transportation cover up to 10,000 yen per month

-Social Security & Health Insurance provided.

-Visa sponsorship and renewal support available

-On the job training and yearly workshops

-Friendly work environment


Job Requirements:

-Reliable, punctual and professional

-Must be able to conduct lessons with English fluency

-University Degree

-Teaching License or experience teaching in Japan

-Montessori teachers license or experience highly favored but not compulsory

-Basic computer skills


So if you are serious about teaching children with a child centered, positive and nurturing approach then we think you’d make a wonderful addition to our fantastic team!


*Please understand that only successful applicants that CURRENTLY RESIDE IN JAPAN will be contacted for the position.

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  • Full Address #1 Takasuna Village 1-2-4 Higashikaigankita Chigasaki Shi Kanagawa Japan 253-0053

Company Profile
We are an International Montessori School based in Chigasaki and founded in 2014. We are family owned business starting with a humble 24 students and now have close to 100. Our school has toddler classes... Read more >
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