Since 1996, Advantage English, has a native, full-time English instructor position to start in May 2019. Applicant must be experienced with all ages and also have the ability and desire to do studio work in front of a camera. The salary reflects both teacher and studio ability.
Advantage English will provide sponsorship. One-year contracts are standard and renewable. All applicants must have a BA or higher and be native speakers.
Training will be provided regardless of experience. The applicant
should be: gentle with young children, fashionably and professionally
dressed at all times, well-mannered and polite, and always adhere to Japan’s social norms and customs while on the job. Also the teachers should possess a presentation type “teacher” voice and skill set.
270,000-280,000+yen per month (depending on qualifications and experience), working a max of 28 contact hours and 7 non-contact hours per week. Instructors are able to qualify for overtime pay. Guaranteed salary is based on genuine ESL experience and qualifications. Applicants will be informed of the probable rate only if contacted for follow up and interview.
Advantage English is open from 9:00am to 10:00pm but of course teachers are not required or expected to be available during all hours of the day. Every instructor has a unique schedule. Even busy teachers however, have time in the day to pursue other interests as long as they don’t require leaving the city. Some days are busier than others. We negotiate schedules for experienced and highly qualified teachers and for those who also possess advanced social and presentation skills.
Instructors are off Monday. We are closed on Sunday. Instructors also have paid vacation during the summer O-bon for a week, and winter for a week. All national holidays are paid off. Advantage English follows the rules and guidelines of Japanese government labor offices.
Schedules include a wide mix, from babies to adults. We hope to see results with all students. Teachers are expected to use the proven ‘Talk Advantage’ method for kids and adults. Most classes are small with five students maximum. For adults, texts are not allowed in group lessons and only allowed in private, adult lessons, for certain situations. For kids, we use Let’s Go as our main kids text. Training is provided and an experienced Advantage English teachers will gain access to countless future opportunities and have the confidence and ability to teach anywhere in the world. Advantage teacher trainers are in demand.
We have many teachers who stay on year and after year. We are fair and compensate for everything. Our turnover rate is less than 2% and the overwhelming majority of teachers finish contracts and desire to stay with us. Most of the staff practice self-management and hold themselves to high standards. We are growing and there is corporate and studio opportunity.
Please send the following to:
2. recent picture
3. Passport picture
4. Letters of reference (best) or include a reference list in your resume.
advantage_english_japan @ yahoo.com