Nursery School English Instructor – Mizuho Ward, Nagoya


  • English: Native level (preferred)
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Visa sponsorship available


NOVA Holdings Co.Ltd. is looking for an English Instructor to teach English to young learners at a Nursery School (students will be aged 0 to 3 years old). We are seeking an enthusiastic team-player who has a passion for teaching English, enjoys working with young children, and is professional in all aspects of behavior, as well as flexible, cheerful, and energetic.

・Be able to instruct English lessons and activities to students from ages 0 to 3 years old.
・Be able to play with students and talk to them in natural English.
・Be able to lead classes of 5 – 25 students.
・Work with Japanese staff to manage the classroom.
・Assist NOVA Holdings with lesson planning and curriculum development.
・Build relationships with students and the Japanese teachers in the Nursery school, faculty and the surrounding community.

・Native speaker of English
・Bachelor`s degree
・Teaching experience (Nursery School or with babies/toddlers preferred)
・Basic Japanese speaking ability preferred
・Valid residence/visa status **(Tourist, Student or Designated Activities Visas are not accepted)
・Professional attitude, team-player, flexible, cheerful, and energetic
・Punctual and Time diligent.
・Ability to communicate with Japanese staff, students, and company representatives in a
professional manner.
・Currently living in Aichi or a prefecture adjacent to Mizuho Ward, Nagoya. (Out of area applicants can still apply but must be able to move before the contract start date.)

・ 5 minute walk from Mizuhoundojo‐Nishi Station (Sakuradori Line)
・ Salary: 14,000 yen per working day plus transportation cost
・ Working Days: Monday, Wednesday and Friday (3 days per week)
・ Working Time: 8:30am to 5:30pm
・ Contact Duration: April 2024 – March 2025
*There is a possibility for a contract extension based off of performance.

Thank you for your interest in a position with us. We are looking forward to hearing from you. Please be advised that only applicants who pass the initial screening will be invited for an interview.

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