- Employer Type Direct Hire
- Industry Education / Teaching
- Salary 260,000~280,000 JPY / Month
- English Level Native level
- Japanese Level Conversational Level
- Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Overseas applicants allowed
- Visa Sponsorship Yes
Aichi Kokusai Gakuen is a bilingual academy located on the outskirts of Nagoya in the quaint city of Nisshin in Aichi prefecture.
Our academy boasts both a bilingual preschool/daycare, along with a bilingual elementary school that has been in operation for over four years.
Our elementary school is currently in the process of applying to become an International Baccalaureate PYP candidate school.
In addition, we are seeking to become registered as a Article 1 school in the coming years.
The majority of subjects and activities are conducted in English, while using the Japanese National Curriculum and standards as a base for lesson planning and development.
We are currently seeking native co-teachers to work at our both our preschool and bilingual elementary school for the coming year of 2020.
Initial training will take place toward mid or late March, with a start date of April 1st, 2020.
*We are also looking for part-time staff who are willing to work weekday mornings to early afternoon.
We are hoping to find candidates who are passionate teachers and willing to get seriously involved in the future progress and development of our institution.
Working Conditions and Benefits
・ We are located close to Meitetsu Toyota Line Komenoki Station in Aichi Prefecture.
・ Five days a week. Monday to Friday 8am-5pm.
(Some Saturdays may be required for events such as the Sports Day Festival.)
・ Public holidays including extra time in Summer, Winter, and the full duration of Golden Week.
・ After 6 months of employment, the employee shall be allotted 10 days of paid holidays.
・ Social Insurance provided.
・ Transportation costs covered up to 20,000 yen per month depending on circumstances.
・ We are willing to assist if you would like to move closer to the school.
・ Applicants must be willing to work for a minimum of one year. (Must be highly responsible.)
・ Employees that stand in good stature at the end of the year, will be considered for a
permanent contract (seishain) upon evaluation.
・ If possible, a copy of your Japanese resume and cover letter would also be preferred.
・Collaboration with a Japanese partner and staff in a Japanese professional environment.
・Open-mindedness to Japanese culture and customs in the workplace.
・Teaching and guiding students in daily life habits and manners, as well as, maintaining a standard of discipline that is in line with the academy’s aims and policies.
・Willingness to learn, adapt to, and plan lessons alongside a Japanese partner teacher in accordance with the Japanese national curriculum.
・Ability to follow English-language curricula and develop fully-realized English lessons.
Preferred Skills and Experience
・Experience in a Japanese office environment.
・Ability to communicate verbally in Japanese and read with basic competence.
・Experience with International Baccalaureate teaching methods (i.e. PYP for young learners).
・Bachelor degree in Elementary Education or similar field of study.
・Teaching experience in a multi-cultured environment, such as an international preschool or Elementary.
・Teaching experience with students learning English as a second language.
We expect all of our employees to be committed to the welfare and social development of our students. Due to this, only applicants that meet our strict standards will be contacted for an interview. Please understand.
Also, please make sure that you include a cover letter that details how your skills and experience would help in the development of our school.
Please, mind that the job you are applying for does not equate to an ALT position, in that it requires a willingness to commit yourself fully to one job and focus on personal and professional development.
We look forward to hearing from you.