Solo Teaching at Elementary/Secondary Schools in Japan – Nagoya, Aichi

In the Elementary/Secondary School Programs, Westgate entrusts you with the responsibility of being the sole instructor in the classroom. It’s an exciting challenge that immerses you in the Japanese school system while expanding your teaching skills.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please read the “Application Information for the Spring 2024 Term” on our website for more details 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 at https://www.westgatejapan.com/.

***** SECONDARY SCHOOL ENGLISH PROGRAM ******
***** YOUNG LEARNERS ENGLISH PROGRAM *****

1) PROGRAM INFORMATION:
In lessons for both the Young Learners and Secondary School English Programs, the Westgate instructor would be the sole instructor in the classroom, not an assistant language teacher. We are accepting applications from overseas and from inside Japan for the in-class teaching positions in the University Program, Young Learners English Program, and Secondary School English Program.

2) CONTRACT PERIOD:
– One School Year: Late March to March of the following year (approx. 12 months)
– Spring Term: Late March to Late July (approx. 4 months)
– Fall Term: Late August to March of the following year (approx. 7 months)

3) LOCATION:
Nagoya, Aichi

4) QUALIFICATIONS:
– University graduates with a bachelor’s and/or more advanced degree and one of the following:
a) 500+ hours of actual EFL/ESL classroom teaching experience along with an 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 a teaching certificate or credentials/qualifications
c) Some classroom teaching experience with young learners (for Young Learners positions)
* No Japanese language ability is required.
* Non-EFL/ESL teaching experience may be considered.

5) COMPENSATION:
Approximately 290,000 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 can be arranged with two options available:
a) 81,000 yen per month which covers rent, utilities, and monthly maintenance fees for a private room in a social residence
b) 98,000 yen per month which guarantees a studio-type apartment and covers rent, utilities, and monthly maintenance fees
– FLIGHT REIMBURSEMENT of up to 1200 USD is offered for those coming from overseas
– WORKING VISA SPONSORSHIP is available
– RENEWABLE contract

**** ATTENTION ****
We are also looking for candidates with the following background and experience:
– Master’s degree or higher
– Total 3 years’ experience (6 or more terms/semesters) in teaching at university/community college (all subjects)

ABOUT WESTGATE:
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. You can also find more information about our programs and policies on our website at https://www.westgatejapan.com/ .

Contact details: 

Please visit our website at https://www.westgatejapan.com/ and fill out the application form. We will get in contact with you once you have completed the form.

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