Full-Time/Part-time English Teacher at Kensington Kids Academy

Jan 14, 2021 14:03 by Kensington

We are a fast-growing, foreign-owned English school based in Sakurazaka. We pride ourselves first and foremost for the reputation we have built in Fukuoka city amongst parents and fellow teachers. We have achieved that reputation through careful hiring and through offering an excellent working environment for our teachers and staff, in addition to our great lessons for our students.

Joining our school is a great opportunity for a teacher to join a friendly, creative and ambitious team. The successful applicant will be the main teacher of kindergarten and elementary aged children in one of our schools or in a kindergarten that we partner with.

The ideal candidate must be:
*Enthusiastic about teaching English to children and genuinely interested in carving out a career in children’s education.
*A Team Player, must enjoy working in teams
*Hard-working and flexible
*Friendly, respectful and personable, contributing with her/his positive attitude to a great team atmosphere among all teachers and staff.
*Organised, able and willing to work within a team but also independently.
*Reliable, professional and prompt in intra-school communications.
*Looking to work for a minimum of 1 year. (Preferably more)
*Currently living in Japan (Preferably in Fukuoka)

We offer
*A friendly, creative and teacher-supportive working environment.
*A very competitive salary of at least 3,000,000yen/year (Part time starts from 2,500yen/hour) renegotiable after 6 months. Starting salary will depend on applicants’ qualifications.
*Genuine career and remuneration advancement for the right candidate.
*A great place to work, create and succeed for flexible and hard working individuals.

*Speak English at a native level.
*Preferably have a teaching qualification for Kindergarten or Elementary school in your country.
*Have experience teaching children in Japan for over two years.
*Over 1 year of experience teaching adults preferred but not necessary.
*Above average PC skills.

Job Details (Full-Time)
*Sundays are mostly off (except for possible seasonal events), working days will be 5 days/week and will definitely include Saturdays.
*Location: Mainly our Kids schools in Yakuin, Hirao and Sakurazaka

Job requirements
*Teach a class of up to 10 kindergarten or Elementary aged kids with a Japanese assistant for our after-school course.
*Teach a class of up to 20 kindergarten-aged children with a Japanese assistant at the kindergarten we partner with.
*Decide, create and implement monthly projects for our students based on our monthly curriculum.
*Create activities and games based on our curriculum.
*Create arts/crafts and interesting scientific activities related to our curriculum.
*Enjoy singing and dancing with children.
*Teach phonics, reading and writing.
*Collaborate with other team members on how to continually improve both curriculum and classes.
*Make report cards / assign homework / communicate with parents

Application Process
If you are interested in joining our school please send us:
*Your C.V and
*A cover letter.


In your application to us kindly clearly state
*Your current visa status and expiry.
*Your current address.
*Your earliest starting date.
*Whether you are applying for a part-time or full-time position.
*Your availability if you are applying for a part-time position.

Due to time restraints, please kindly understand that
*Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted and
*Questions from applicants will not be responded to unless they are selected for interviews.
*The hiring process has several steps and may also require references from your previous employment.

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