YARUKI Switch Group Co., Ltd. (株式会社やる気スイッチグループ)
Education/Training/Language Specialist - Teacher/Instructor
Kids Duo Omoto School in Okayama City is currently looking for passionate and enthusiastic teachers to join our team!
Do you enjoy working with children?
Are you looking for a meaningful position where you could put your language skills to use and make a difference? The Yaruki Switch Group might be the ideal place for you!
■ Main Duties and Responsibilities
• Follow the Kids Duo framework of lessons, while creatively developing your own personalized and unique approach in teaching
• Supervise and maintain the safety & wellbeing of students, model proper behavior and teach fundamental social skills
• Cleaning and organizing
• Participate in occasional special events held on weekends/holidays (typically once per month; Halloween, Christmas, seasonal (Spring, Summer and Winter), Spelling Bees, Speech Contests etc.)
• Interaction with parents
• Promotional activities (handing out flyers, etc.)
■ Our Teaching Style
Kids Duo focuses on fostering students’ confidence and enthusiasm in English via interactive games and activities.
Our motto is “Play in English, Learn in English,” and with this mentality in mind we strive to create a fun, safe, and comfortable environment in which our students learn usable, real life English.
Kids Duo teachers take turns leading and supporting of both large and small groups of students aged 3 to 12, a variety of highly active games and activities, including Arts & Crafts, Music & Dance, Social Studies, Outdoor programs, etc.
While a set curriculum and lesson plans for main activities are provided, teachers are expected to grow and expand on these foundations with their own unique and original games and lesson ideas; allowing ample creative freedom to personalize your teaching approach and inject passion and enthusiasm into your class.
Regular working hours fall within the hours of 9:00-20:30, Monday through Friday (occasional special events also held on weekends as well).
【What makes us Special】
・Freedom and Creativity:
Teachers can use our framework of lessons, or use their creativity to develop their own personalized and unique approach to teaching.
Support and be supported, every step of the way.
Our passion for education extends to our staff as well, with support in learning Japanese, continued training, and workshops.
We trust our teachers to be involved and dedicated to promoting our business, taking ownership of their own successes.
・Bring Out the Kid in You:
We emphasize fun in the classroom!
Yaruki Switch Group is a Japanese educational organization boasting a track record stretching 40 years in teaching, nurturing, and developing the futures of children. We have established and continue to grow successful, well-recognized brands in such educational fields as Supplemental Learning, Early Childhood Education, English Childcare, and Bilingual Kindergartens - not just nationwide, but worldwide as well. With our philosophy of ‘Individual Approaches for Individuals,’ we have developed a network of over 2,000 schools and counting!
What we treasure is not just academic development. We respect the unique characteristics of each and every child and nurture their confidence and motivation by assisting them in the achievement of their goals. “Think for yourself, decide for yourself, and act for yourself;” we help our students polish their “自分力” (power of independence) to take on new challenges and decide their own path in life without being swayed by the values or judgment of others.
We offer a competitive employment package with career advancement opportunities, a fun and supportive teaching environment, and thorough training to ensure success in the role. Hiring year-round, an exciting position teaching awaits you. Be the difference. Come teach with us!
Measures against passive smoking: No smoking indoors allowed
Working hours vary among brands
Core times are listed below, but there may be slight changes between different schools and seasons.
OPEN 9:00 to 20:30
Two shifts, morning and afternoon, 8 hours/day (+ 1-hour break) between the schools' open hours. The staff rotates between shifts.
• Native level of English
• Passionate and enthusiastic about teaching young learners
• Willing to commit for at least one year
• University Degree (or self-supported working visa, spousal visa, permanent residence, Japanese citizenship)
・Experience working at Pre-schools, After-schools, or English conversation schools is a plus!
|JPY - Japanese Yen JPY 3000K Over
【What we can offer】
• Starting salary 250,000 JPY ～ 270,000 JPY
• Structured pay-rise system and career advancement opportunities based on experience, ability, and performance
• Fully covered training at the beginning of your contract
• Contract Renewal Bonus (100,000Yen)
• All work-related transportation reimbursed
※Visa sponsorship available (Applicants must meet immigration requirements)
【Holidays and days off】
・Staff generally work a 5-day work week (Sundays off plus 1 additional day a week)
・Public holidays, summer & winter holidays, paid holidays, and miscellaneous holidays are also included
・Holidays may vary among brands
※Some school events are held on weekends (Halloween, Christmas, Spelling bee, etc.)
|Contract Employee （1-year renewable contract, 3 months trial period）
|Kids Duo Omoto School is located in Kita-ku, Okayama City.
This posting is managed by:
YARUKI Switch Group Co., Ltd. (株式会社やる気スイッチグループ)