A Private Japanese Primary School in Aichi Prefecture
Name of the School：Seto SOLAN Primary School
Position： Native English level Primary School Teacher
(Full Time, Three months probationary period)
We are a newly-opened Japanese private article one elementary school (based on the Japanese national curriculum）and not functioning as an independent international school or an English conversation school.
The foreign homeroom teaching position requires teaching children in grades 1- 5 and working with Japanese homeroom teachers. The prospective foreign homeroom teacher will also conduct morning meetings, and lesson planning, and teach other subjects in English. However, please note the teaching position is reflective of one’s skillset and performance.
In addition, the prospective foreign teacher applicant should have a broad understanding of Japanese school working ethics and culture, flexibility in a fast-paced environment, a can-do attitude with a strong sense of responsibility, an initiative to partake in other duties assigned by the school, and more importantly, knows how to respect other cultures, ethnicities, and backgrounds.
We focus on:
・Problem solving and inquiry-based learning
・Developing English language acquisition through conducting 30~40% of the classes in English
Basic Salary：¥250,000~¥320,000 per month
(Salary varies depending on qualification and experience)
Other Benefits include：
Transportation expenses： maximum of ¥120,000（half a year）
Rent subsidy： maximum of ¥30,000 (only available for teachers who opt to live within the school proximity)
Visa sponsorship ：Available
-Bachelor's degree or higher
-Elementary teaching experience of at least two (2) years both in your home country or within Japan (Not necessary for new graduates of accredited universities)
-Applicants having Middle or High School experiences in Japan may also be considered
-Willingness and ability to implement an English learning/ Problem solving/ Inquiry-based curriculum
- Possess experience and/or qualification in TEFL/TESL/TESOL
Desired, but non-mandatory qualifications:
-Possess an accredited Elementary School license (Middle or High School license may be considered)
-Willingness and ability to work for at least three (3) years
-Experience teaching their subject specialization
SUBJECT AREA: English, mathematics, science, social studies, physical education, music, art
• English: Native or Native level
• Must currently reside in Japan
• Bachelor's degree or higher/ 学士号、大学卒業以上
• Elementary teaching experience of at least two (2) years（Middle or High School experiences may also be considered）/ 2年以上の小学校教員経験（中高でも）
• Willingness and ability to implement an English Learning, Problem solving, Inquiry-based curriculum/ 英語教育、課題解決・探究型の教育に意欲と能力
• Demonstrate an understanding and interest in Japanese culture and language.（No Japanese skill necessary）/ 日本語や日本文化に強い理解・興味がある（日本語力は問わない）
Preference will be given to those candidates who can submit the following requirements
(items ①②) through our e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
① A one page double spaced statement of purpose why you are applying to our school
② Two double spaced pages essay demonstrating your language learning experience and teaching principle
③ Two Letters of Reference from your current supervisors written in either Japanese or English must be submitted. If you have not graduated yet, the two referees must be someone related to your university.
➃ Updated Resume
Deadline: As soon as the position is filled (rolling basis)
Due to the large number of applications we receive, we will only contact LOCAL applicants (residing in Japan) deemed suitable for an interview.
Previous applicants need NOT apply.
Seto Solan Primary School