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Passionate Professional Teachers Needed in Fukuoka Japan
Date 2015-12-16 19:12:15 Location : Asia:Japan
We are looking for passionate professional teachers, who love their work and have a desire to see their students succeed. We especially want teachers who enjoy the challenges presented when teaching young children. The positions will begin in March/April 2016.
International I School Kindergarten currently has 2 schools open. Our original school is based in Kurume City, Fukuoka Prefecture and our newer school is located in Fukuoka City. The schedule depends on the work location.
General Job Descriptions International I School Kindergarten is located in Kurume city and Fukuoka city, Fukuoka. The students are aged between 2 and 6 and are taught in English. International I School Kindergarten was established in 1990. We currently have 15 native English speaking teachers on staff. Teachers are scheduled to work 25 - 30 teaching hours per week. 15 - 20 hours, you would be teaching your homeroom kindergarten class, and the remaining hours, you would be teaching ESL classes (Mainly toddler, kindergarten and elementary kids classes), possibly in other locations. 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.
Holidays There are three main paid holidays; About 2 weeks in summer (Completely off) (As the kindergarten in closed for about a month, most teachers have half days of teaching during that time) About 2 weeks in winter (Completely off) If you are re-contracted, you will also have about a week off in spring (Completely off)
Extra Requirements 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.
Requirement 4 year degree / A valid drivers license or International drivers license (As we provide a company car to the Kurume school teachers) / Teaching license or experience (preferred)
Salary 240,000 yen per month + Completion bonus of 120,000 yen
Accommodation Apartments are arranged for teachers. The rent is between 40,000 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 dont mind hard work and you truly love children, then this will be the perfect job for you. However, if you dont 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.