Date posted:2004-11-05 | Writer: TD English Academy | Email: [email protected]
Positions: Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Small, foreign-owned English conversation school is looking for 4-year university graduates with a desire to embrace the Japanese culture. ONLY enthusiastic, flexible people who are responsible self-starters and are interested in teaching children from age 2 to adults need apply.
LOCATION: Toyohashi, Toyokawa, or Gamagori, all small to medium-sized cities in Aichi Prefecture in Central Japan
JOB DUTIES: 25-30 teaching hours per week within a 40-hour work week.(All lesson plans and materials provided)
REQUIREMENTS : Available in February, 2005 or August, 2005
4-year university degree
Overseas experience (travel/teaching) preferred
Ability to work without direct supervision
Independent, yet team-oriented personality
Enjoy teaching young children
SALARY: 250, 000 yen/month plus 50, 000 yen bonus at end of one-year contract OR 150, 000 yen bonus at end of two year contract
PAID VACATION: Five weeks paid vacation
BENEFITS: Fully furnished apartment within walking distance of the school, lengthy vacation package, bicycle for travel around the area, friendly staff in family-like atmosphere, convenient location between Tokyo and Osaka(only 30 minutes to Nagoya), with beaches of Atsumi Peninsula less than an hour to the South and the mountains of the Japanese Alps three hours to the North.
CONTACT INFORMATION: [email protected]
PLEASE PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING:
1. The completed questionnaire (below)
2. Your resume/CV, including your date of birth
3. Two recent photos
1. When will you be able to start teaching in Japan?
2. Do you prefer teaching children or adults?
3. Tell us about yourself. (Include at least 2 of your strengths and weaknesses)
4. Why do you want this job and how does it fit your personality?
5. What motivates you to work?
6. Have you ever taught ESL abroad? If so, for how long and how was your experience?
7. What is the most important characteristic to have to be a good teacher?
8. Apart from teaching English, what else can you offer TD's students?
9. Is there anything you would like to learn about Japanese culture?
10. How would you describe your Japanese language level?
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