Full-time native English teacher in Kindergarten


We are looking for organized and enthusiastic English teachers to work in a bilingualkindergarten and to teach after school English classes to elementary students starting April2022. This teaching position will be located in Iwaki, Fukushima.This is a full time position Monday thru Friday with occasional work on weekends forspecial events. All classes will be taught using the highly successful, research-basedGrapeSEED curriculum [www.grapeseed.com/us/]. On-the-job training and professionaldevelopment will be provided throughout the course of employment. You will also have theopportunity to work closely with two other excellent teachers who you will teach alongsidewith.This is an excellent opportunity to work directly with young children in a warm andsupportive school community.Duties:● Teach daily English lessons to kindergarten classes using the GrapeSEEDcurriculum and materials.● Assist qualified and experienced Japanese kindergarten teachers in classroomactivities including P.E., lunch, arts and crafts, playground duty, and cleaning.● Teach English lessons to small groups of elementary school students.● Participate in and assist with special events throughout the year.Salary: 280,000 - 300,000 yen/month Schedule:● Monday thru Friday● Weekends [Occasionally] (Sports Day, Christmas Concert, Speech Contest, FieldTrips, etc.)Minimum Qualifications:● 1-2 years teaching experience (kindergarten/elementary preferred)● Bachelor’s Degree● Ability to work in a professional Japanese school environment and adapt to newsystems and teaching styles.● Musically proficient in singing.● Excellent problem-solving and multitasking skills.● Enthusiasm for teaching and a willingness to get involved with the school.● International or Japanese driver's license.● Due to the current pandemic, applicants must currently reside in Japan.Preferred Qualifications:● Instrumental talents or understanding of music theory.● Japanese language proficiency to communicate with Japanese teachers whenneeded.● Creative ability (arts and crafts)If interested, please send your updated resume, a recent photo of yourself (within the last 3months), and any remaining questions you may have to job@kidsgarden-ii.com.Thank you.