Full-Time International Preschool/Kindergarten Teacher

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Experienced teacher needed for international preschool/kindergarten and afterschool program in Ichinomiya, Aichi.Acorn International Preschool/Chat English School is looking for a fun, energetic, passionate, and committed teacher to join our team. Teachers who have strong organizational, computer, social media, artistic or teaching aptitudes among various other talents and interests are encouraged to apply. Early childhood training and/or experience are definite advantages, but enthusiasm and the ability to work unsupervised are the key requirements. Experience with curriculum development and educational methodologies is a plus. Japanese language skills are helpful but not a necessary, as we do not usually use Japanese in the classroom.We are a small team working in a rewarding environment which values educational programs and children’s well-being over financial gain. We believe that when children have fun while learning, they discover more and learn more deeply and as a result we are successful with our program. Teachers who love to be in a warm environment with stimulating and fun lesson planning will thrive in our school. The position is full-time or 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday with no weekend classes. The position requires at least a one year commitment with the possibility to renew. Teachers are rewarded for hard work and contract renewals. The position begins April 1, 2018 with training starting in February or March for the right candidate.We offer:*A fun, relaxed atmosphere.*Clear learning objectives and flexible lesson planning. Partial reimbursement available for further training courses to upgrade qualifications and continued professional development. *A multitude of resources and teaching materials to make classes enjoyable and educational.*Set schedule at a single location allowing you to get to know your students and your co-workers.*6 weeks of paid vacation as well as paid sick days.*Teacher support, including hands-on training and international/bilingual support staff.*Accommodation assistance available. Visit our homepage at: www.acornkids.jp or follow us on Instagram "acornkidsjapan"Please include a cover letter explaining why you are interested in teaching at Acorn. We are looking forward to hearing from you.Interviews will be conducted in-person or via FaceTime, Line, or Skype.