Teach English in Japan
START DATE: late March 2015
SALARY: Monthly earnings range from 120,000 to 180,000 yen based on skills and workload.
Adequate pay, housing and transportation to live in Japan.
Ample free time to enjoy the lifestyle or travel.
A small, family-operated English conversation school.
Seeking a friendly and resourceful teacher or trainee to start in late March 2015.
Located in Rural Hyogo, 2-3 hours from Kobe, Osaka & Kyoto with nice beaches and hot spring resorts nearby.
1-5 classes/day from Tuesday evening to Friday morning.
Typically 9-12 weekly in-house conversation classes (children and adults).
Additional work opportunities if the teacher can drive and work independently.
A centrally-located and equipped 4-room house (rent-free, teacher pays utilities).
Exclusive use of a car (teacher pays gasoline and a small insurance fee).
Monthly earnings range from 120,000 to 180,000 yen based on skills and workload.
*In-house classes pay 2000 to 2500 yen during an initial training period. The rate is increased to 3000 yen once the teacher is able to work independently (usually within 1-3 months). Off-site work may pay more.
Native speaker of English
Ability to plan lessons and develop teaching materials under our guidance
Work visa or working holiday visa.
*You may be eligible for a working holiday visa depending on your age and nationality. Unfortunately, we cannot sponsor a visa for this position.
Experience or interest in Japanese language and culture.
Experience in teaching or learning languages.
Creativity, enthusiasm, outgoing personality
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