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Elementary/Secondary School Teaching in Japan! - Tokyo, Kanagawa, and Aichi - Westgate

Date Posted: Jun 11, 2021 Views: 75
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  • Location:
    Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time
  • Shift:
    First Shift (Day)
  • Career Level:
    Native English Speaker ( with Degree / with TESOL / TEFL Certificate)
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
    1 Year
  • Gender:
    No Preference
  • Degree:
  • Apply Before:
    Jun 30, 2021

Job Description

We are now recruiting instructors for the Fall 2021 term.


We are seeking highly motivated educators to teach English at elementary schools or Secondary schools in Japan. 
This unique opportunity is for bright teachers eager to enrich their teaching skills while realizing the dream of exploring a foreign country.

Classes in the Young Learners Program and Secondary School English Program will initially be held at school. Thus, instructors will need to visit their assigned campus to teach in person, but our client schools may request some online work (either at schools or at home). 

Therefore, we are looking for applicants who would be willing to work on campus and/or remotely if needed.

In order to be able to teach for Westgate online, you would need to meet the following requirements.

- CPU: Intel Core i3 or higher (Core i5 or higher preferred)
- Memory: 4GB or higher (8GB or higher preferred)
- Internet speed: 1.5Mbps (=1500Kbps) or faster, 6Mbps or faster preferred
- Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 – May 2020 Update [2004] or newer; or Apple macOS Mojave 10.14.6 or newer (If you are using another OS, you would be asked to check with us to confirm whether it is ok or not)
- Browser: Microsoft Edge; Google Chrome 90 or newer; or Apple Safari 14.1 or newer
- Valid and active anti-virus software
- Web camera and microphone
- Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

* You would also need to agree to install applications that are required by Westgate.

Please read the Application Information for the Fall 2021 Term for more details.

- University graduate with a bachelor's and/or more advanced degree, plus one of the following: 
a) 500+ hours of actual EFL/ESL classroom teaching experience along with EFL/ESL teaching certificate and/or elementary/primary/secondary teaching credentials/qualifications
b) 1000+ hours of actual EFL/ESL classroom teaching experience in lieu of teaching certificate or credentials/qualifications 

- Some classroom teaching experience with young learners

* No Japanese language ability is required.

- SPRING TERM - Late March to Late July (approx. 4 months)
- FALL TERM - August to Late March (approx. 7 months)

Elementary Schools: Tokyo, Kanagawa, and Aichi
Secondary Schools: Aichi

- Approximately 280,000 yen per month 

*Note: Compensation is based on an hourly rate of pay. Exact monthly earnings fluctuate but over the course of a contract period average out to the figure listed above.

6) OTHER: 
- HOUSING is provided. We can arrange a furnished single apartment with a rental fee of 81,000 yen per month (utilities and maintenance fees included). 
- RENEWABLE contract.

**** ATTENTION **** 
We are also looking for candidates for our University Program (Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, and Aichi). 

Westgate aims to shape the future of English education in Japan. We have been providing conversation-based practical English lessons since 1983 and hire over 400 instructors every year. Generations of Japanese students have developed their communicative English skills and cultural awareness on our programs. As well as helping to shape the direction of our students’ lives and careers, we have also been a gateway to career development for countless English instructors around the world. 
Find out more about Westgate at [replace]

Please visit our website and fill out the online application form. We will contact you by email shortly after you have completed the form. You can also find more information about our programs and policies on our website. 

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