Teaching Technical/Business English In Tokyo (April 2019)
International Education Services
September 18, 2018
Contract - Experienced
E-Learning Developer, Technical Writer, Trainers
4 Year Degree
Searching for a personally rewarding teaching job overseas? Interested in experiencing the corporate culture of Japanese companies first-hand? Excited by the chance to be living and working in Tokyo during the 2020 Olympic Games? Graduates with more than two years’ industry experience working as technical communicators are encouraged to apply to International Education Services (IES), an established language training consultancy based in Tokyo for teaching positions starting from April 2019.
IES is celebrating 50 years of experience designing and conducting business, engineering, pharmaceutical, and customized communication programs for Japanese corporations and national governmental organizations, as well as providing English instruction in Japanese elementary and secondary schools.
You will conduct classes either in IES offices or at client facilities in and around Tokyo and Osaka. You will be teaching several types of English communication programs (depending on your background: management, engineering, pharmaceutical, computer services, healthcare services, order-made, as well as general business communication skills) to employees selected by our corporate clients in Japanese industry and 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 adult 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.
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.
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. Teaching qualifications, 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.
Additional Salary Information: 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 payment (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 work-visa documentation submission, hotel and other arrival arrangements, finding accommodation (average rent about US$700.00/month) and other settling-in challenges
About International Education Services
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 customized communication programs for Japanese corporations and national governmental organizations, as well as providing English instruction in Japanese elementary and secondary schools.
BACK TO TOP
Technical Communication Career Center is Just One of the Benefits.
Discover what else STC Membership has to offer!
The job you are trying to reach from was originally posted at Technical Communication Career Center.