The TEFL Institute of Ireland
Japan is a fantastic location for TEFL teaching and a truly different experience. For this particular placement we just need to ensure that you meet the following requirements:
1. Native English speaker
2. Passport holder from the USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, South Africa, Australia or New Zealand
3. Bachelor’s degree or higher
4. TEFL qualified (as you already have TEFL training there is just an admin fee of €79)
5. Be adaptable to teaching all ages and all levels of students
6. Have a hard work ethic, enthusiasm, flexibility and an open mind to a new culture!
Our partners in Japan have years of experience so you can rest assured that you are in safe hands. Some of the benefits that are part of this job package include:
✓ work visa sponsorship for eligible candidates for a 12-month contract
✓ Arranged housing for overseas recruits – between 50-70,000 yen per month is deducted from your salary to cover the arranged company housing
✓ Contract signing bonus – paid with your first month’s remuneration
✓ Reimbursement for all public transportation costs to and from the workplace, plus an additional 100 yen per lesson for work-related overheads
✓ Guaranteed number of lessons per contract
✓ Fixed weekly schedule
✓ Monthly incentives (paid at the end of each contract) for instructors who achieve Top 50 status in the monthly customer satisfaction survey
Teaching & The School
You will be teaching in privately-owned language schools on a Monday to Sunday basis from around lunchtime until 9.30 approx. If you are working weekends, the timetable is generally from 10 am until 6 pm approx. but you will have days off scheduled too so don’t worry!
The teacher’s schedule will be teaching adult students who tend to fall mainly into the pre-intermediate category. You will also be teaching teenagers and children so teachers will need to be prepared to teach young learners too.
Teachers may also teach at a few different locations in a week, which does add a little variety to their schedule and travel costs will be paid by the school.
To apply please send PDF copies of your bachelor’s degree, passport, CV, cover letter and TEFL qualification to [email protected] quoting Japan1274 in the subject line.