Academic Director, International Education Services (12/21)

You will conduct business, technical, and customized communication classes for Japanese corporations and national governmental organizations, as well as providing English instruction in Japanese elementary and secondary schools around Tokyo.


Job details: 

You will teach several types of English communication programs (engineering, science, computer services, management, order-made, as well as general business communication skills) to employees selected by our corporate clients in Japanese industry, as well as to officials from national government ministries and agencies. You will also conduct English language lessons as an Assistant Language Teacher for young learners at Japanese public primary and secondary schools.

You will receive extensive teacher training on arrival supplemented with regular feedback and counseling. In your classes, you will be trained to use a small group, communicative, English-only, coaching-based approach. For all classes, detailed training plans and in-house learning materials will be provided. Administrative assistance with class logistics will be provided by our bilingual Japanese course coordinators.

IES guarantees annual compensation of at least 3,000,000 Japanese Yen. You will be paid monthly in JPY. You will be offered an annual, renewable contract which includes work-visa sponsorship, paid vacations, subsidized health insurance payments, contract fulfillment payment, and travel expenses to/from teaching assignments. Your starting date is negotiable, with the biggest windows of opportunity during the months of March ~ June and August ~ October.

Minimum immigration requirements to secure the necessary work-visa are a BA/BS degree certificate from an accredited university, in an English speaking country and sponsorship by IES. Teaching qualifications, TESOL/CELTA certification, and one/two years of teaching experience while preferred by IES are not compulsory, with consideration also given to each candidate’s personality, educational background, work experience, and demonstrable interest in and exposure to Japanese culture and Japanese citizens.

Friday, December 21, 2018
Contact details: 

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