Interested in experiencing Japanese culture? Excited by the chance to live and teach in Tokyo? International Education Services (IES), a language consultancy with almost 50 years of experience in Japan is seeking graduates knowledgeable about IT/Computer Services and with teaching experience as English language instructors.
International Education Services (IES) is a language consultancy established in 1969 in Japan. Headquartered in Tokyo, IES has almost 50 years of experience designing and conducting business, engineering, computer services, and order-made communication programs for Japanese corporations and national governmental organizations, as well as providing English instruction in Japanese elementary and secondary schools. IES is located in Shibuya, one of the most colorful, modern centers of Tokyo and a key location for some of the 2020 Olympic events. IES hires directly and exclusively to fill vacancies within the company. IES is not a third-party recruiter and no fees are associated with applying for any positions with IES.
You will teach several types of English communication programs (management, engineering, computer services, order-made, as well as general business communication skills) to employees selected by our corporate clients in Japanese industry, as well as to officials from national government ministries and agencies. You will also conduct English language lessons as an Assistant Language Teacher for young learners at Japanese public primary and secondary schools. You will receive extensive teacher training on arrival supplemented with regular feedback and counseling. In your classes, you will be trained to use a small group, communicative, English-only, coaching-based approach. For all classes, detailed training plans and in-house learning materials will be provided. Administrative assistance with class logistics will be provided by our bilingual Japanese course coordinators.
IES guarantees annual compensation of at least 3,000,000 Japanese Yen (approximately US$30,000.00). You will be paid monthly in JPY (income tax deductions will be about 5-7%; sales tax is 8%; automobile ownership unnecessary). You will be offered an annual, renewable contract which includes work-visa sponsorship, paid vacations, subsidized health insurance payments (Japan’s national plan covers 70% of medical/dental fees), contract fulfillment bonus (to help cover cost of flights etc.), and travel expenses to/from teaching assignments. Your starting date is negotiable, with the biggest windows of opportunity during the months of March ~ June and August ~ October. You will also receive comprehensive assistance with your work-visa submission, hotel and other arrival arrangements, finding accommodation (average rent about US$650.00/month), and other settling-in challenges. Qualifications Required Minimum immigration requirements to secure the necessary work-visa are a BA/BS degree certificate from an accredited university, in an English speaking country and sponsorship by IES.
TESOL/CELTA certification, and one/two years of teaching experience while preferred by IES are not compulsory, with consideration also given to each candidate’s personality, educational background, work experience, and demonstrable interest in and exposure to Japanese culture and Japanese citizens.
Please email your cover letter, outlining your reasons for wanting to live and work for IES in Tokyo, and CV (pdf file) to Damian Thomas in Tokyo: email@example.com.