Adult Business English and General English Conversation Instructor
- Deadline: Sat 17 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
- Japan, Matsuyama-shi, Ehime-ken
- CROSSRROADS LTD.
- Experience: 2 YEARS
- Positions: 1
- Degree Required
*Lessons are located in-house and on-site at company locations.
*Students are mostly business people, technicians, professionals, company employees, housewives and retirees and the occasional high school student.
*Lessons are conducted in small groups (up to 6) as well as in private classes.
*Classes are usually once a week.
*We use original teaching materials.
Details of Position
Students are typically business people, technical personnel and other professionals, company employees, housewives, retirees and the occasional high school student. The range of levels and interests among our students varies considerably as does the program content we design for them. Lessons are conducted in small groups (up to 6 in-house and slightly larger at some on-site locations) as well as in private classes. Classes are usually once a week.
Unless traveling to an outside (company) location, non-teaching hours during the working day are spent at the school in lesson preparation, resources development and general assistance to office staff. Semester assessment reports are required for some company contracts and teachers make regular contributions to our monthly newsletter and assist in posting content to our Facebook page.
Teachers will be requested to work with, apply and adapt the basic Crossroads teaching system and programs.
This full-time position is five (5) days a week (40 hours) with up to 100 classroom, contact-hours per month (average 25 per week). A one hour lunch break is set aside each day.
This position will begin in late March/early April 2018.
The contract is for one year and is renewable.
Short listed applicants will be required to have an interview, either at the school or via Skype.
A BA/BS is required.
A TESL/TEFL/ESL qualification, would be a plus.
At least 2 years experience teaching in a foreign country (preferably Japan) will be an advantage also - as would experience teaching Business English.
Currently residing in Japan, and willing to relocate to Matsuyama a decided advantage.
You will need to be comfortable adapting to the school's teaching programs and methodologies.
You will need to be able to accept the responsibilities of working on-site at outside locations.
Salary and Benefits
Overtime rates are available at up to 3,000 yen per hour.
The school will sponsor the successful candidate for a working visa to Japan, if required.
Transport to outside locations falls within the working day and the school covers transport expenses when necessary - taxis, etc. - to all outside locations.
National health insurance payments are also covered by the school.
We arrange a furnished, clean apartment conveniently located near the school and pays all necessary deposits. The instructor pays rent (usually between 55,000 yen to 65,000 yen) and bills.
More Company Information
Crossroads has been established for over 30 years in Matsuyama (population 500,000). We teach General English and Business English to adults, in-house and at outside locations. Our priority is the progress of our trainees. We constantly work to improving and developing our teaching programs and methodologies. Our instructors are encouraged to get involved as team members and to contribute from their own unique experiences, while remaining open-minded and adaptable to new ideas.
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