Teach English in Japan
START DATE: Immediate Openings
SALARY: ¥235,000/month for first year. Overtime pay of ¥2400/hr for more than 95 teaching hours per month. After one year we pay either 30,000 yen or 50,000 yen at the end of the second year toward travel expenses.
Full-time ESL/EFL instructor needed from the middle of March in 2013, to teach English communication skills to all ages at a private language school, I/You Eikaiwa, in Sendai, a city of nearly one million in northeastern Honshu. Small classes in a local area, but bigger kindergarten classes, too.
Up to 95 hours of teaching per month. Fifty to sixty hours per month of curriculum and materials development, meetings, and workshops.
¥235,000/month for first year. Overtime pay of ¥2400/hr for more than 95 teaching hours per month. After one year we pay either 30,000 yen or 50,000 yen at the end of the second year toward travel expenses.
In addition to all Japanese national holidays, thirteen days in August, fourteen days at Christmas/New Year’s, and three days during the contract year, all with full pay.
A special bonus of 50,000 yen will be paid to help you get settled in your new life in Japan. Part of return airfare paid upon completion of one-year contract. The school will locate an apartment in the area and pay the initial deposits, except for a one-time deposit of 20,000 yen, which will be applied to any cleaning and damage charges accruing when the teacher evacuates the premises (This will be deducted from the salary of May and June-10,000 yen each month.). We also furnish the apartment, apart from bedding–you’ll have to buy your own sleeping stuff. Upon occupancy, the teacher will pay the monthly rent (about 50,000 yen per month), utility bills, and a lease fee of 4,000 yen per month for the furnishings. Working visa sponsorship is offered. Free Internet access for teachers at school. Sendai is rated by the Japanese as one of the three best cities to live in Japan. In winter, good skiing is less than one and half-hour away by car, bus, or train.
Must enjoy working with small children.
University graduate with TEFL/TESL experience preferred. One-year contract (minimum, renewable for second year if both parties are in agreement.).
Applicants must live in US or Canada, especially Washington and Oregon States or Vancouver BC area to be able to have personal interviews or online Skype interviews.
Applicants must be English native speakers. A couple is welcome, but one full-time and maybe one part-time position available. Working holiday visa holders are welcome to apply for one part-time position.
Applicants must have a passion for teaching English, especially teaching small children, and willingness to grow as a teacher. No Japanese language ability is required.
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