Direct-hire English teacher, Osaka

At Assumption Kokusai we are looking for a committed, enthusiastic, and hardworking English teacher to join our junior and senior high school and become part of our dedicated team of teachers.

Job details: 

Minimum Requirements:
• A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
• Must be living in Japan. We are currently not able to consider overseas applicants.
• Must be on an unrestricted work visa or have an instructor visa. If none of the aforementioned apply, then the successful candidate must be willing to change their status to instructor (paperwork will be provided by Assumption Kokusai).
• Experience teaching in private or public junior / senior high school in Japan. Solo teaching is preferred but being the lead teacher in a team-teaching scenario is acceptable.
• Native English-level proficiency.
• Basic / day-to-day understanding of Japanese is preferred.

What we can offer you:
• A full-time contract with the possibility of becoming tenured after a few years, depending on performance.
• A base salary that is determined by age, experience, and qualifications.
• A yearly increase in salary depending on performance and circumstances.
• Allowances for housing, travel and dependants depending on your circumstances.
• Biannual bonuses (the total of which is divided by 12 and paid out monthly).
• Pension and health insurance.
• School holidays plus 10 days of annual leave.
• Future visa renewal sponsorship.

About the position:
Assumption Kokusai runs a regular Japanese course as well as an English immersion course. The successful candidate will be required to teach English conversation style classes on the regular Japanese course to our junior and senior high school students. There may also be the opportunity to teach some classes on the English immersion course, these being English Expression, Communication English and Academic Research, however this position will primarily focus on Japanese course English conversation classes.

You will be required to:
• Prepare and deliver creative classes based around the Japanese English curriculum.
• Make tests and be responsible for grading, continued assessment of students and giving feedback.
• Be a sub-homeroom teacher for one of the homeroom classes on the English immersion course.
• Be flexible and work alongside colleagues, the majority of whom are Japanese.
• Occasionally take part in promotional events like Saturday open school, in order to help promote the school.

About Assumption Kokusai
Assumption Kokusai is a Catholic school situated 15 minutes’ walk from Minoh station in the north of Osaka and is part of a network that covers 33 countries worldwide. originally a girl’s school, we have been co-ed since 2017 when the English immersion program was launched. The immersion course students have homeroom, mathematics, science, music and English subjects conducted in English, with the rest of their classes being in Japanese.

• Wednesday, 30th November 2022.
• Please be aware that we reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.
• Only applicants that pass the initial screening will be contacted for an interview.

Contact Details:
Applications must be sent to

Application Materials:
• CV / Resume
• Cover Letter

Although Assumption is a catholic school, we welcome applications from anyone that fulfils the minimum requirements.

Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Less than 1 day remaining
Contact details: 

Lewis MacLeod