Abroad ESL Teacher for Little Angels International School (LAIS)
Summary(Review): Note: the website is no longer workingLittle Angels International School is an educational institution that is committed to providing a multifaceted and international education, to nurture students to be ambitious and life-long learners.
Job Overview for Abroad ESL Teacher:
Salary Per Month:
Late Afternoon (3pm-6pm)
Elementary & Junior (age 5-15)
High School & College Prep (age 15-18)
Job Details for Abroad ESL Teacher
Bachelor or above
Native North American
Native Australian/New Zealand
Native South Africa
Min Hours Per Week:
Abroad ESL Teacher Job Description
Experience in teaching at a Cambridge international school or IB school is a must, at either the Secondary or Advanced level is desirable.
English: Speak, Read & Write fluently and the ability to instruct, mentor.
Japanese: Working knowledge of the language and the culture is an asset.
#Passion about getting the best from young people with complex needs;
#Inspire colleagues and peers;
#Instructor for Mathematics (Robotics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics or IT are optional qualities we seek), such that it builds and develops valuable life and communication skills while achieving all the academic goals;
#Utilizing modern technology in the classroom (e.g. SMART Board, MS Office package) is an advantage.
Age 24+ years. If you believe that you meet our requirements, then it’s time to join the Little Angels International School (LAIS) in Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan.
Description of Role:
The Mathematics teacher is in charge of both Theoretical and applied mathematical work. LAIS is officially certified by Cambridge International Examinations through Checkpoint, IGCSE, AS/ A levels. The key challenge is to plan the curriculum such that it best matches the need for both explanation of theory and application to practical situations. This position necessitates the continuous curriculum development, lesson planning and implementation. The candidate will monitor individual learning plans, while delivering outstanding academic standards, meeting the rigorous standards of quality and compliance and, ensuring absolute safety in practice.
The candidate will ideally possess higher qualifications; will know how to place quality outcomes in all the teaching initiatives at LAIS. The candidate must be able to understand the importance of providing flexible and personalized packages and then customize it to student’s individual needs. The Instructor has to provide feedback for the students and create a working partnership with teachers, parents and the stakeholders. The candidate can expect a competitive salary, full visa sponsorship (if and where required), Japan health insurance, Japan national pensions, and other perquisites.
Start of work:
The role of the teacher is to attract and maintain the curiosity of the students and as such, the school will keep interviewing candidates until a suitable candidate is found. Likely start of work is mid August 2019.
All applications will be duly screened, and short-listed candidates will be contacted and preliminary contact via phone. Following that, the selected candidates must visit the school campus on two working days and spend about 5 hours on both days to teach the subject. No financial compensation is paid for this visit. The decision on hiring is based upon feedback received and the interaction with students and peers and subject to reference checks.
Type of position: Fulltime Position (three year contractual) with all the benefits of National Pension, Health Insurance as applicable under Japanese Law.
Compensation: 300,000+ yen per month.
School Operating hours: Monday – Friday 8:30-18:30
Teacher timings are as per school teaching schedule.
Abroad ESL Teacher Job Requirements
- English: Fluent
- Japanese: Basic
- Must currently reside in Japan
Abroad ESL Teacher Salary and Compensation
Compensation: 300,000+ yen per month.
How to Apply to Abroad ESL Teacher?
Abroad ESL Teacher Interview Process & Tips
Starting in 2015, the ES, MS and HS academic year begins in September. We are also open for school start in April (especially for Kindergarten and Elementary school and early Middle school as well). Consequently, new staff members often join the school in July or in March. Where the circumstances may warrant, the school may have vacancies at different times in the year as well.
The annual recruitment process starts in January and continues through the year until we find a suitable candidate. We generally advertize in the media or, though our own networks. However, we also invite direct applications from willing and qualified candidates. After screening, we schedule the candidate interviews.
For those candidates living outside of Japan, we propose to schedule interviews via telephone, video conferencing before actually meeting the candidates. Once a candidate is short listed, we will inform him/her of the progress and express our intent. At this stage of the process, a background check and reference verification will be undertaken as mandated by law and, once it is completed satisfactorily, we will send out the letter of recruitment. If you accept our offer, you must abide by the terms and conditions as mentioned in the letter by returning a signed copy to our office.
All employees, permanent, temporary or part-time, must fully comply with the Little Angels “Rules of Employment”, “Terms of Employment” and indicate that by returning the signed copy of each to the school office.
Kindly note that as Little Angels is incorporated in Japan, we are obliged to follow all the rules and regulations of the host nation. This also means that if an applicant has a criminal record, he/ she must apprise us of all details at the time of application. This information may be subject to police verification (if deemed necessary). Failure to comply with this requirement will severely compromise your candidature.
We do not discriminate on the basis of religion, nationality, class or creed.
We hire both administrative staff, teaching faculty, and also general assistants (in administrative and teaching duties).
Note: All freshly graduated employees must serve the first three months in training, followed by three more months of probation after joining the school. For those experienced candidates, the probation period will be for three months, however, this period will count as employment service once they are confirmed. The candidate’s Confirmation of employment is subject to the results of the performance review to be carried out at the end of the probation period.
Little Angels Gakuen K.K., is a registered company in Tokyo. The name “Little Angels International School” and the school “logo” are registered trademarks of the school and owned by the company and protected by law.
As of July 2015, we do not have any branches, affiliates or subsidiaries anywhere else.
We also do not solicit any contact from Recruitment Agencies or Staffing Agencies and please do not link automated responses to the mail addresses given on the site. Any such unsolicited mails will be deleted and the abuse reported to authorities.
Company Information for Little Angels International School (LAIS)
Little Angels International School 学園株式会社
Little Angels International School is an educational institution that is committed to providing a multifaceted and an international education, to nurture students to be ambitious and life-long learners.
The school believes that every child is a unique individual, and as such has a different learning style and personality. The school focuses on holistic learning with a balanced academic and human skills program. The school philosophy is to provide an environment of acceptance, promoting self-confidence, nurturing learning and creativeness. The school uses the immersion method of language teaching while offering a relaxed and fun-filled learning experience. Project based learning is part of the framework coupled with hands-on approach to understand various concepts. Public speaking skills are emphasized at all stages of learning.
The school is located in Mitaka-shi (Western Tokyo) and has over hundred children in Kindergarten to Middle School.
9-7-14, Shimorenjaku, Mitaka-shi,
Tokyo 181-0013, Japan.