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Live and work in Japan teaching English
Date 2013-03-20 04:03:36 Location : Asia:Japan
Teaching English at one of AEON's 300+ branch schools in Japan is an exciting and serious job requiring dedication, cultural flexibility, organization, respect, creativity, enthusiasm and professionalism. Teaching at AEON is both challenging and extremely rewarding as a career opportunity and a personal experience.
All teachers teach a 40-hour workweek consisting of a standard 25 teaching hours, with the remaining hours spent on office responsibilities. Office responsibilities include, but are not limited to interviewing prospective students, recommending texts, counseling students, completing progress reports, and greeting students in the lobby.
All teachers need to maintain a professional attitude and appearance, show enthusiasm and creativity in all lessons, actively participate in all meetings, workshops and AEON-related campaigns, show flexibility, and a continued drive to improve.
Monthly starting salary of 270,000 Japanese yen
One week or more of paid training in Japan
5 personal days per year
Japanese national holidays off and 3 weeks vacation
Single occupancy apartment furnished to Japanese standards w/55,000 Japanese yen subsidized monthly rent
Health and Pension Insurance coverage through the Japanese Social Insurance System
Bonus provided upon completion of final contract
Knowledge of branch school location prior to signing contract
Teachers are required to possess an accredited Bachelor's degree in any subject combined with a strong understanding and native command of the English language. A genuine interest in the culture and people of Japan as well as in teaching and business is also necessary. Japanese language ability and English as a Foreign Language (EFL/ESL/TESOL/TEFL/CELTA) teaching experience are very helpful but not mandatory. AEON employs individuals ranging from recent graduates to trained professionals. Although most of our foreign teachers are native English speakers, AEON still considers candidates from countries where English is not the primary language. To be considered, these candidates must have at least 10 years of education from schools where English is the primary mode of instruction.