Native Engish Instructor


English Spot Language School is looking for full-time, Native English Instructors to work at its Imazato and/or Tamatsukuri School locations, IMMEDIATELY.MAIN REQUIREMENTS:We need highly responsible, highly enthusiastic native speaker instructors who1)have experience teaching, preferably teaching English as a Second Language;2)have a great way with people, both students and staff, regardless of age or any language barrier;3) possess great care for the students, the job, their own performance, and the school, and love teaching children, as well as adults;4)are able to shape the environment INSIDE the classroom for the students, and, working with the head secretaries, can meet with and talk to perspective students and parents in our lobby to create a welcoming environment OUTSIDE the classroom, as well;5)can meet with the demands imposed by a sometimes changing class schedule and the varied tasks needed to assist the owner in the operations and upkeep of the school.Please take the time to read the main details of the job below, and have a look at our 10 year anniversary video (we are currently celebrating our 15th year anniversary) on our website at (This is the Kids Page. We have an Adult and Dispatch page as well.)TEACHING REQUIREMENTSInstructors must be able to teach (or to learn how to teach) General English, TOEIC, TOEFL and IELTS prep classes, as well as prepare students for Junior Step and Step (EIKEN) Tests. As the curriculum expands, other kinds of classes may be required of the teacher. Training is provided. Initiative to learn is required!RESPONSIBILITIESPlanning and teaching.1)regular classes in our ES schools, of up to 5 students, from pre-school to adult;2)intensive courses;3)dispatch classes at local schools, kindergartens and companies, if required.Developing the curriculum.Student placement (deciding and matching students with appropriate level classes).Maintaining and promoting the schools.Planning events, including Halloween and Christmas events.Discussing school, student and teacher needs with the owner on a regular basis.OTHER PREREQUISITESA current working visa is preferred. However, overseas candidates currently without a proper visa, who are willing and able to move quickly, will be consideredEnglish teaching experience is strongly preferred.REQUIRED ATTRIBUTESProfessionalism;Enthusiasm;Responsibility;Adaptability;Ability to work and act as a team and independently;Ability to take initiative;A bright personality;Instructors are also encouraged to utilize other skills and talents they may have to enrich their classes or contribute to the overall development of the school, ie. a musical talent, web design, or another language.TRAINING: Is provided and is ongoing.CONTRACTS: One year and are renewable.SPONSORSHIP: Possible.TRANSPORTATION: Covered up to 400 Yen one way, 800 Yen round trip.VACATION: Nearly 4 paid weeks off a year plus10 paid holidays.ADVANCEMENT:ES is looking for people to grow within ES, whom the owner can depend on to handle any kind of teaching situation, and who can not only come up with ideas that will benefit the students and the school, but who can take the actual initiative in their implementation.ES EXPECTATIONS OF CANDIDATESES is, first and foremost, a school. Instructors are expected to approach their work as such, as should candidates in their consideration of this position. Instructors are highly respected in the schools and the communities they teach, the students also receiving this same respect from the instructors. We, very much, look forward to your application.APPLICATION PROCESSPlease note that due to the large number of applications ES receives, resumes without cover letters will NOT be considered. We also regret that we will only be able to respond to candidates who pass the initial resume screening.Candidates who are successful in passing the initial screening, but cannot make it to Osaka for an interview in person, will be invited for a Skype, or similar media, interview.ES STRONGLY ENCOURAGES CANDIDATES TO APPLY FOR THESE POSITIONS EVEN IF THERE ARE ALREADY A LARGE NUMBER OF APPLICANTS, AS other positions may open in the future, including Part-Time positions at the school, seasonal (summer intensives) and dispatch positions to companies and elementary schools