Full Time English Teacher Wanted in Kanazawa, Japan

Date posted:2022-01-14 | Writer: Lesson4u | Email: [email protected]

Lesson4u is a privately-owned school in Kanazawa, Japan, currently with three schools in the local area. We teach everyone from age three and up, We are looking for people who genuinely enjoy people, and who are really good (or, can be!) at teaching. We’re local born-and-bred, and care for and enjoy our students and our area more than can be explained here.

The candidate we’re looking for is able to engage and jump around with kids, and then walk into class with a researcher without missing a beat. They are fun to talk to, knowledgeable, have a good understanding and interest in English linguistically, and are good on their feet. We’re looking for someone who can be both a resource and a friend to our students - as well as a resource and a helping hand to the team. Attitude and potential for teaching are considered top priority, while experience is secondary.

Due to border restrictions in the pandemic, we are only looking for candidates who are currently in Japan, or otherwise are a Japanese citizen, spouse of Japanese citizen, etc., who have the right to enter the country. For teachers currently working in Japan on visas, visas can be extended/sponsored as necessary.

Location: Kanazawa, Japan

Position 1: Full Time English Instructor

Salary: ¥230 000~¥250 000 (depending on experience and qualifications)

Contract Length: One year (renewable)

Start Date: March is ideal, but willing to do April for the right candidate

Hours: 20~28 teaching hours per week + lesson preparation time

Visa Requirements: Currently in Japan with working visa (which can be extended/sponsored by us as necessary), or Japanese citizen/spouse of Japanese citizen

Educational Requirements: Native English speaker, completed BA/BSc (or higher). Should have a good understanding of English grammar.

Other information:

- Qualifications such as graduate degrees and TESOL/TOEFL certifications will be taken into consideration.

- Candidates must be willing and able to teach both children and adults. Should be confident in their own knowledge of English grammar, conversation, etc.

- Housing is available.

- Benefits include health insurance, paid holidays, and paid vacation

Please apply via email to the address in the job heading. In the subject line, please put “Kanazawa entry, March 2022". If you don’t, the spam monkeys will eat your email. Please include your resume, a cover letter, a recent photograph, and any pertinent visa information.

Please be aware that only candidates being considered will be contacted. Your understanding is greatly appreciated.