Preschool/Kindergarten Teacher

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English Express International School believes in Teaching Children to Love Learning. If you love children, have boundless energy, are professional and diligent, and hope to make a meaningful impact on the lives of a group of children, then English Express may have a position for you.English Express International School is looking for a full time native English teacher to teach preschool/ kindergarten, after school classes and summer/spring camps. We are a small, but successful and expanding school, with a relaxed yet professional atmosphere. If you are a joyful, imaginative, open minded and hard-working teacher who genuinely loves children, this position may be for you.IDEAL CANDIDATE: A native speaker from Canada, USA or another English Speaking country. Provides a resume, cover letter, and photo with their application. Experienced, with several years in a classroom with preschool to early grade school aged students. A university degree with specialization in Education. Enthusiasm, Professionalism, and a desire to guide, lead, and inspire your students. An interest in a long-term position with room for growth.LOCATION: Three locations in the Yokohama area: Center Kita, Azamino/Tamaplaza and KajigayaSTART DATE:We have positions starting immediately.WE OFFER: - One of the highest salaries in the industry- Ongoing training and professional development- a unique, in-house curriculum that guides teachers while allowing creativity- A huge performance-based annual bonus- transportation covered up to 20,000 Yen- 4-6 weeks of paid holidays- Opportunities for promotion- yearly performance-based wage increases- a 'homeroom' and single teaching location- a bright, healthy and joyful working environment- company sponsored accommodation availablePOSITION DETAILS:Curriculum: English Express has an extensive, research-based, immersion curriculum which includes phonics, reading, mathematics, science, physical education, music, role-playing, story-telling, values lessons, weekly cooking and craft activities, and more. Field trips, outdoor activities, sports days, plays and pageants also make up a big part of the school year. The curriculum is constantly under development and teachers will be expected to actively contribute.Working Hours: Hours for a typical day run from 9 o'clock AM until 6 o'clock PM. Actual teaching time is 6-7 hours in a day for full time, with an hour for class preparation and an hour of break-time. Holidays: All national holidays and weekends. Spring, Summer and Winter breaks exceeding 3 weeks, and 10-20 days sick/holiday leave.Training: 1-2 weeks of observation and training prior to beginning full-time teaching. Continuing development and training throughout the term of employment.Contract: 1 year renewable contract preferred. Includes National Health Insurance and Pension.RECRUITMENT PROCESS:Resumes will be screened and candidates who meet the minimum requirements may be contacted. Face to face interviews will be held at one of our 3 locations. Candidates who make it through the first round will be invited back for a 'hands on' interview, consisting of some in-class time, shadowing another teacher. Second round candidates will then be notified, whether successful or not, of our final decision.