Heart Corporation is now looking for Assistant Language Teachers who wish to enrich the lives of elementary, junior high school, and high school students. The next school year will start in April 2017, and we are looking for teachers to join us in positions.
There is also a chance to be considered for a position beginning earlier should the need arise.
The main duties of an ALT are to provide fun and effective English lessons and internationalize Japanese youth. It is important for ALTs to help bridge this gap by giving students first-hand knowledge and experience of different cultures, as well as providing fun and effective English lessons. Although teaching is an important part of the job, essentially teachers play and have fun with students and get paid for it! Some ALTs do different sports with the students or join clubs and afterschool programs.
Most positions are 5 days a week (Monday through Friday), but some lighter part-time positions are also available, especially in the metro Tokyo area, and there might be very occasional weekend work for events and other special occasions. Conditions regarding specific hours and salary depend on each city and its requirements. To better meet the flexibility required by our client school boards, positions are contracted on a term-by-term basis, with three school terms per year, but we intend to continuously offer contracts to ALTs if all parties are satisfied. Applicants are requested to apply with the intention of working at least one school year.
- Native-level English ability
- Hold or be able to get a BA/BS degree from a university (or equivalent) before your starting date.
- Basic Japanese speaking ability (or desire to learn)
- Some teaching experience or experience working with children preferred
- Desire and ability to live and work in a foreign country and ability to be independent
-No limit on contract renewals.
-Company accommodations can be arranged for most locations outside of Tokyo.
-If driving is required, we can provide a company car for rent.
-Assistance before and during working at schools. Constant support from our HR staff and company coordinators, who can help with any issues between teachers and schools.
-Opportunity for promotion.
Please contact us as soon as possible to start your path to a rewarding experience. Those who pass the initial screening will be contacted for an interview via Skype. We look forward to hearing from you!
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