Genki English Instructor - Saga City


GENKI Language Center is a locally-run eikaiwa dedicated to promoting English within Saga while fostering a sense of community between staff and students. Saga City is just a 40 minute train ride from Fukuoka so you can live and work in the country and visit the city easily.If you are enthusiastic, friendly and well motivated to help your school grow, this job is for you! We are currently looking to recruit a full-time English teacher who might want to make a long term commitment and progress in their teaching career. You will be responsible for teaching adult classes as well as children’s classes however as the school grows, the job description might change. We offer the possibility of promotion every year when you re-new your contract according to your job performance.We have our own curriculum and materials which you will learn about during training. We participate in occasional training sessions in Fukuoka. Also you will have the opportunity to design your own classes and bring your individuality into your lessons. As we are a small school and work as a team, you will have the chance to share your ideas and creativity according to your experience on a daily basis.Our school is seven years old, small sized and has a good reputation within Saga, as the result of a number of social events, volunteer activities, a good curriculum and fun lessons! We are constantly increasing the number of students so we are hoping to have a new teacher who is willing to work as a part of our community here. You will find the people here are kind and very nice!Start date:Starting on November 1st 2017(earliest) or January 4th(latest), negotiable and flexible based on your availability. There will be a 2~3 months probation period before being contracted as full time. Only candidates who meet the requirements and are able to live in Saga will be considered.Student age range:・Toddlers(2 years old)・Infants(3-5 years old)・Children / Preteen(6-12 years old)・Teenagers(13-18 years old)・Adults(19 years old~)Main duties and responsibilities:・Student care: class preparation, lobby talk w students & kids parent, weekly staff meeting, planning & participating in events(extra hrs are compensated) class size 1-5/class ・School promotion; campaign and recruiting new students, conducting interview visitors (extra payment is provided)・Kindergarten visit; lesson plan(extra payment is provided)Work hours:* 8 hours plus an hour break a day between 10:00~22:00 on weekdays, Saturday ~19:00* 5 consecutive days a week, 40 hours/week* Average no. of teaching hrs approx. 23~24/weekBenefits:* Contract renewal bonus* 10+ days paid holiday * Accommodation assistance provided