Assistant English Teacher in Koshigaya City, Saitama (May 2019)


Overview:-Assistant English teaching in Japanese public elementary and junior high schools-Positions pay a daily rate, with the total number of working days in the school year made clear when a final position is offered for consideration-Some positions require driving ability, but a majority do not-Positions would involve commuting to or within the Saitama area, with access to places like Okegawa, Kasukabe, Kawaguchi, and Toda. Generally those living in Saitama city or in Tokyo near Saitama prefecture would be able to commute.-We can help arrange visa sponsorship, apartment placement, and rental car if needed.-----------Heart Corporation is looking for native English speakers who wish to start a new life in Japan in the future! Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) jobs are available within Saitama, in the areas surrounding Saitama city, and are perfect for a first job in teaching, or a first job in Japan! We have the capacity to hire many candidates at the start of each new school year in April and hope to hear from many positive people!We also can consider candidates who are immediately available, as we occasionally need candidates to replace current ALTs who are unable to continue. In addition, anyone currently available may be asked to participate in upcoming school or school board introduction events in preparation for the next school year, and so are very welcome to apply!We take pride in introducing good and positive people into one of the most fun and rewarding jobs in the country, and provide all proper visa support as well as assistance in arranging rental car and housing, if needed. If you have the capacity to come to Japan, have a college degree, and are a good person who speaks English, we can take care of almost everything else!Even if you have never taught before, we can give you the skills to be ready for this introduction into teaching. ALTs work along with Japanese licensed teachers to provide native English support as well as access to internationalization. For a fun-loving person who loves kids, much of the job would probably come naturally! While ALT work includes real responsibility, the right personality would find the amount of fun to be had with the job to far outweigh the effort!Most positions are 5 days a week (Monday through Friday), but someone with a more limited schedule can still be considered to join our roster of substitute teachers. Conditions regarding specific hours and salary depend on each city and its requirements. Applicants are requested to apply with the intention of working at least to the end of the school year. However, within the school year, there are lengthy vacations, especially in summer, to relax or to enjoy Japanese culture or travel!Basic Requirements:- Native-level English- Hold or soon be able to graduate with a 2-year Associates or Bachelors degree (or equivalent).- Basic Japanese speaking ability (or a desire to learn)- Some teaching experience or experience working with children preferred- Desire and ability to live and work in a foreign country, and ability to be independentBenefits:-Visa sponsorship.-Teaching skills are developed through online training and in our on-site orientation.-Assistance before starting, and while working at schools. Constant support from our HR staff and company coordinators who can help with any issues between teachers and schools. -Opportunity for promotion.Please contact us as soon as possible to start your path to a rewarding experience. No matter your background or experience, we appreciate your consideration and application! Those who pass the initial screening will be contacted to complete our application process. We look forward to hearing from you!