Assistant English Teacher in Kasukabe, Saitama (April start)


We are looking for native English speakers who live or wish to live in or near Kasukabe city, Saitama Prefecture, just to the north of Tokyo. We are looking for several candidates who wish to join us in the new school year in April, which means being free for school introductions and preparation for the school year from the last half of March.Positions are in junior high school, elementary school, or a combination.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 get to play and have fun with students and get paid for it! Many teachers play sports and games, or join clubs like kendo, judo, soccer, and so on after school. Basic conditions of this position:- Native English ability- Hold a university degree (or equivalent) before your starting date.- Basic Japanese speaking ability (or at least a desire to learn)- Some teaching experience or experience working with children- Desire and ability to live and work in a foreign country and thus be independent*Although these are not strict requirements, those who meet these requirements will be given preference.Benefits:- Visa sponsorship available- No limit on contract renewals- Assistance in arranging housing or car- Company coordinators always available to help with issues between teachers and schools.- Veteran ALTs who have certain qualities can be considered in future contract years for advancement within the company or to be introduced to a position outside the ALT field.The salary range listed for this position is broad, but it will be specifically decided soon, along with the total number of working days in the year and the specific hours in the day. We hope to reach people as soon as possible who would be interested, and anyone offered the position would know full conditions before needing to give final acceptance.Please contact us as soon as possible for consideration. We are looking to recruit a large number of ALTs and look forward to your contact even if some time after this advertisement is placed. Those who pass the initial screening will be contacted, and after short e-mail correspondence, will have an interview via Skype. We look forward to hearing from you!