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ALT - Full time positions for Kyushu & Western Japan - 2018 Start

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OWLS Co., Ltd. is now recruiting for the 2018 school year, starting April 2018.Are you an energetic and enthusiastic native English speaker? Then you will be perfect for the public school ALT (Assistant Language Teacher) positions throughout Kyushu and south western Honshu.Compensation: Starting from 220,000 yen ~ 240,000 yen/month. (Wages are based on previous teaching experience in Japan, Japanese ability, and assigned schools).Working Days: Monday to Friday (occasional weekend attendance is compulsory for school events).Contract Term: April 2018 to March 2019 (Renewable).Benefits to working for OWLS:Transportation Allowance (up to 15,000 yen per month)Compensation package for Health InsuranceInitial training (mandatory) to allow you to fit in quickly and smoothlyOn the job support from your own coordinatorMonthly area meetings to help with school work / lifeFriendly and helpful work colleaguesHelp with finding a place to liveRequired Qualifications:
Must have at least 1 year teaching experience in Japan.Native English speaker.Valid working visa or ability to be sponsored.Bachelors degree or higher.Two references from a previous or current employer.High level of proficiency in written and verbal use of English.Must own a computer (smart phone is not an option) and have basic Microsoft office or equivalent skills.Must be financially sound for relocation to the area within short notice.Cover letter must be provided along with the application.Conversational Japanese language skills or higher.Advantageous Qualifications:
TESOL/TEFL/CELTA certificationTeaching licenseValid driver’s license (International or Japanese)The Job:
To help to educate Japanese children by providing a native English language model and cultural perspective. To plan lessons and prepare materials to facilitate and effective educational program in conjunction with Japanese teachers. To conduct English language lessons, and generate an educational and supportive environment.Main Duties:
Prepare instructional plans and lesson outlines for teacher approval using the OWLS English Teaching Method.Support instructional plans by preparing and developing teaching aids and materials such as flash-cards, games and activities as needed.Present English-language subject matter to students by utilizing a variety of methods and techniques such as demonstrations, activities, and supervised role-play.Present and reinforce language targets by helping students, individually, and in groups to achieve lesson aims.Evaluate students' progress by preparing, administering and grading assessments and by discussing progress with teachers.Maintain and strive to improve the quality of results by following and implementing standards.Perform on-going professional development by participating in training workshops, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations.Add value to schools’ educational program by advancing students’ English language abilities.Event Duties:Speech Coaching, Eiken Test Prep, Debate Classes, possible Special Needs Classes and School events such as Culture Day and Sports Day.Training and Support:At OWLS, we have a very diverse team of teachers from around the globe, and we pride ourselves on the continuous training and support we give to each and every one of our staff.  Even if you are new to teaching English in Japan, we have programs in place to ensure you are properly trained and supported.  Below is a photo from one of our recent training events. If you have the right attitude, you will enjoy working at OWLS.Please note: Due to the high number of applications received only applicants who pass the initial screening will be contacted. Must have at least 1 year teaching experience in Japan.Valid working visa or ability to be sponsored. (Must be from a country where English is an official language OR have 12 years or more of Education in English)Bachelors degree or higher.Must own a computer.

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