International Preschool Full Time Teacher (Saitama-Shintoshin)

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An international kindergarten in Saitama is seeking a full time international preschool teacher. Position will become available from April 1st.Our mission is to create a learning environment where children can develop cognitive and non-cognitive skills through their warm interactions with our educators and peers.Successful candidate should ;* be able to create lesson plans in the aim of accomplishing learning goals in the curriculum* be confident to do activities like sports, crafts, singing, dancing, simple math, and literacy lessons* be able to lead the class in a fun and purposeful way* understand that the children are ESL students and one of their main goals is to acquire English language skills* feel comfortable working in an international environment (half the staff are Japanese, half are teachers from English speaking countries)* have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and a proven capacity to work collaboratively with colleagues* genuinely LOVE working with childrenRequirements are;* university degree* at least two years experience of teaching at preschool/kindergarten* native speaker of English* committed, passionate, and team player* certification to teach preschool/kindergarten age children or equivalent education background in early childhood education is a big plus* valid working visaThis is a contract job (renewable depending on performance and school needs).Working hours are 8:30-17:30 with 1 hour break, Monday-Friday.1 week of GW, 2 weeks of summer, and 2 weeks of winter vacation (all paid).Bonus provided once a year (depending on business performance) Some Saturdays are designated as work days due to school annual events (like sports day, Halloween, etc).