Teach English in Japan
CITY: Kurume city, Fukuoka
START DATE: April, 2013
SALARY: 240, 000 yen per month + Completion bonus of 120,000 yen
International I School Kindergarten, located in Kurume City is opening a new kindergarten in Fukuoka city from April 2013.
We are looking to fill full time positions for the new school.
We have both teaching and teaching/administrative positions.
The students are aged between 2 and 6 and are taught in English. International gIh School Kindergarten was established in 1990. We currently have 8 native English speaking teachers on staff.
Teachers are scheduled to work 23 teaching hours per week. 10 hours are in the kindergarten and the remaining 13 hours are ESL classes (Mainly toddler, kindergarten and elementary kidsf classes, however there are some adult lessons).
The teachers are required to work for 2 hours in the morning 2 Saturdays a month (to teach returnee students)
All the kindergarten lessons are co-taught with licensed Japanese kindergarten teachers so it is not necessary for you to have a Japanese teaching license.
The 10 hours in the kindergarten have a set curriculum and materials in place. However, the remaining 13 hours of ESL classes are planned for by the teachers subsequently the materials are also created by each individual teacher.
(However there are pre-prepared materials at your disposal if you choose to use them)
There are three main paid holidays;
10 ~ 14 days in summer (Completely off)
(As the kindergarten in closed for about a month, most teachers have half days of teaching during that time)
10 ~ 14 days in winter (Completely off)
If you are re-contracted, you will also have 5 ~ 7days in spring (Completely off)
Apartments are arranged for teachers. The rent is between 35,000 yen and 50,000 yen depending on the size and the age of the apartment.
Although it may sound like a lot of responsibility, teaching at our kindergarten in incredibly rewarding and exciting experience.
If you donft mind hard work and you truly love children, then this will be the perfect job for you. However, if you donft love children and you would just like a chance to travel and experience living in Japan, then this may not be a good position for you.
4 year degree / A valid driverfs license or International drivers license (As we provide a company car) / Teaching license or experience (preferred)
As International I School is a kindergarten, there are events, such as Sports Day and Winter Presentation@that may require your attendance beyond your scheduled hours. (Usually on a weekend) These occur approximately 5 times per year.
If you would like to apply for the positions, please send me your resume with a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org