Full-Time ALT: Ibaraki, July 2020 (Bando City Area)

Job Overview

  • Employer Type Recruiter / Dispatch / Temp Agency
  • Industry Education / Teaching
  • Salary 200,000 - 240,000 JPY / Month plus transportation reimbursement
  • English Level Native level
  • Japanese Level Conversational Level
  • Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Japan only
  • Visa Sponsorship Yes

Job Requirements

Applicants must be native speakers of English, have at least a bachelor’s degree from a university and 12 years of education in the English medium, be willing to commit to a full contract until at least the end of March 2021, enjoy working with children, be outgoing with students and teachers taking initiative even in situations where English is not the main language, and be a team player.

Must requirements for each position:

  • Be a native English speaker
  • Hold at least a bachelor’s degree from a university
  • At least 12 years of education in English
  • Enjoy working with children
  • Be outgoing with students and teachers where English may not be the main language

Applicants would also be highly regarded if they hold education qualifications, conversational Japanese language skills and / or have previous ALT experience or teaching experience in their home country. A driver’s license valid for use in Japan and willingness to drive would be beneficial. Bando City and its general area is not very close to public transportation, such as trains. Driving will be more beneficial and sometimes necessary when living and working in the area, but may not be required for every position.

Will be highly regarded if you have:

  • Education qualifications
  • Conversational or better Japanese
  • ALT or teaching experience in Japan or home country
  • A valid driver’s license for use in Japan and are flexible to drive

Job Description & Benefits

JOYTALK is accepting applications for native English speaking ALTs for Japanese public elementary and junior high schools in the Bando City area of Ibraki Prefecture. The position will begin with training mostly online in July, with the right teacher for the position.

Joytalk has been recruiting foreign staff for more than 37 years. We pride ourselves on providing quality and personal assistance to our foreign language staff. We provide visa sponsorship, paid holidays, discounted car rental, rental accommodation for our teachers if necessary and provide 24 hour support or assistance where needed. We also provide on-going teacher training with workshops held a number of times throughout the year, including prior to the start of the assignment and reimbursement for work transportation costs.

The positions are usually Monday to Friday with hours varying between 8:00am and 5:00pm, usually being around 8:30 to 4:15. The salary will depend on the position, as well as qualifications, teaching experience and Japanese language skills and as such will range between 200,000 and 240,000 yen per month.

  • Training mostly online will be provided before beginning work. On-going training and workshops are held throughout employment.
  • All employees must be enrolled in health insurance and pension. If you need help with enrollment once employed, we would be more than happy to support you.
  • Routine work week and working hours usually Monday to Friday between 8:00am to 5:00pm.
    Salary based on positions and skills and experience range from 200,000 yen to 240,000 yen a month.
  • Positive outlook on re-contracting or re-positioning for the new school year.
  • We support our ALTs not only in teaching, but also in all aspects of life in Japan, 24 hours a day, including such things as large or small problems, negotiations, accidents, emergencies, etc.
  • Assistance with visa sponsorship and application process is available.

Please submit your resume preferably in PDF format, along with photo and cover letter for assessment. Making sure details in your profile, resume, and cover letter are up to date is very important. Unfortunately, we are only able to respond to those who pass initial screening. We look forward to hearing from you soon.
※Unfortunately it will be difficult to accept those overseas until Japan re-opens its boarders to many countries. Although we are only able to accept applicants within Japan now, we are happy to have applications through our website from those who are overseas.

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Joytalk Co. Ltd provides high quality Assistant Language teachers (ALTs) for junior high schools, elementary schools, kindergartens and nursery schools and Language Consultants for companies in the Kanto (Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Chiba, Ibaraki, Gunma and... Read more >
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