Far East, Japan
Kensington English School
Gifu City, Japan. An excellent opportunity for those who can work on their own, or in a small group. Gifu has many famous places to visit, with great access to Nagoya, and suitable for those who want to experience the real Japan. For someone who is flexible in their teaching, and enjoys creativity, then this is an ideal position.
Details of Position
Kensington English School has been established for 30 years, and is one of the first Language Schools in Gifu. Some students go on from here to study in the UK, or come back to us from studying overseas. Although we are a small school, we pride ourselves on a totally professional approach to teaching, yet within a very relaxed environment. A very warm and comfortable working atmosphere is constantly maintained at Kensington English School
Teaching children/adults. Ratio being 30%/70% approx. All students require English conversation, as opposed to academic English, although we do have some IELTS classes, and specific business English classes. Classes are very small with private classes and groups of 2-4 students per class.
Our students ages are from 4-70 years old.
The position is available from January 2020 and April 2020
This position is suitable for someone who can work on their own, with a member of our Japanese staff. Gifu has excellent rail connections to Nagoya. An ideal position for those who really want to enjoy Japanese culture..
Please note that all contracts are based on a minimum of ONE YEAR, and can be extended.
All applications: We require an up-to-date CV/resume, with dates of previous employment listed, together with a recent photo.
The successful applicant will be required to submit a Certified Health certificate
A NATIVE level British speaker of English only need apply. Please note that we do teach British English, this is just for reference.
Currently residing in Japan is preferable but not essential.
BA/MA degree required in any major - Tefl/Tesol/Celta also required.
2 years teaching experience is preferable, and experience with both
children and adults is essential.
Applicants will need to be smartly dressed, dynamic in class, have the ability to be able to work in a group or to work on their own. To be flexible, understanding and patient are key points for this position.
An ability to make/produce original material is essential. We would like to view samples of previous materials made during an on-line interview. A sense of humour and flexibility is vital..
Please forward a copy of an up-to-date Resume (including date of birth), with a photo, University degree, and a covering letter as to why you wish to teach in Japan.
*Please note that resumes/CV's submitted without a photograph will neither be reviewed or considered.
Salary and Benefits
The monthly starting salary will start from 250,000yen.
You will be required to work a maximum of 27 teaching hours per week, based over a "one month" period. All teachers are required to work a five-day week.
One class is usually 50 minutes, but some classes are 30 and 40 minutes.
We offer 5 weeks paid holiday, and these days will be determined by the school to coincide with the Kensington School schedule.
Kensington English School will locate and arrange accommodation for the applicant. The furnished apartment includes,air-conditioning,fridge,washing machine,and TV etc. The rent is 60,000yen per month.
Excellent support for all needs, including Banking, Phone, Visas, and other cultural challenges.