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English teaching /Subject based teaching post ASAP -ISE Yokohama, Japan

Posted By: International School of English <>
Date: Thursday, 13 July 2017, at 6:13 p.m.

Beautiful English school with locations in Aobadai and Tama Plaza (Both campuses located on the Denentoshi line just minutes from Tokyo and Central Yokohama) is currently accepting applications for professional experienced English teachers. Candidates must be native English speakers, hold a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent from an accredited university and at least two consecutive years of teaching experience are required. You must be presentable, well groomed and healthy .We are also accepting applications for part time French teachers and Korean teachers.

Strong consideration will be given to candidates with experience teaching adults, children and business courses. We are currently seeking a teacher with ability to teach JHS/HS math and science. Other academic subject including TOEFL, SAT’S,
ACT’s would be a plus. We welcome CELTA/TESOL/DELTA certificate holders as well as teachers holding traditional teaching credentials/licenses.

Teachers are expected to be able to adapt to students needs throughout the day, specifically children of all ages, teenagers, university students, and adults whom wish to improve conversational ability and/or business language.

We are also looking for teachers that have a strong technical teaching background in subject based lessons and feel comfortable teaching academic lessons such as History, Science, Social Studies, English literature and Math.

Personal qualities should include a positive attitude, professional demeanour and appearance, flexibility, and the ability to work as a member of a closely-knit team. This is a team teaching system and the position requires teachers to constantly communicate in order for teachers within the team to maximize and build the students’ English ability. Candidates must have a strong work ethic and take pride in their profession as teachers. Applicants should be outgoing, communicative and energetic. This position requires a great deal of responsibility as well as a high work ethic.

While there are a great deal of expectations, it is also extremely rewarding. Mentoring students in order to achieve a specific goal; whether it is passing a specific test, prepare them for moving or travelling abroad, improving their abilities for business situations, or build their overall speaking ability.
Teaching repertoire and skill set for children should include the ability to teach student centred lessons focusing on independent narrative, phonics, role-play as well as games and activities that re-enforce TL (target language being taught). Our teaching Methodology is very close to the PAL method.
We are seeking teachers that are enthusiastic with children yet have the sophistication and experience to work with adults and deliver academic based lessons to returnees –students that have lived abroad and require traditional academic based lessons

School Profile

ISE has a first-rate reputation for its high quality of teaching and customer support, welcoming atmosphere and elegant interiors.

We pride ourselves on being a “school with a difference” that provides students with both strong curriculum and a nurturing environment.

Our schools target market is upper-class families and business professionals with clear professional and academic goals.

We offer both private and group lessons, each lasting 50 minutes, with no more than 4 students per group for children and 3 for adults with a great number of our students taking private lessons

Approximately half of the children enrolled have returned from extended stays abroad and a portion of those follows a subject-based curriculum (history, social studies, literature, math, etc.)

The schools provide the teacher with both a curriculum to follow as well as wealth of support materials. Our schools are unique due to the abundance of resources able to be used and the excellent, specified programs for both children and adults. We also incorporate technology into the classroom and teachers have I Pad’s and lap tops at their disposal to use during their lessons.

Responsibilities include:

Giving clear, focused and challenging lessons to a wide variety of students. You must be able to teach non-reading beginner lessons, conversation-based lessons, grammar-based lessons and business lessons to students of all ages, levels and ability.
• Establishing a rapport with your students and creating a lesson dynamic that encourages the student to excel.

• Writing detailed progress reports regarding student’s performance noting specifics regarding lesson details.

• Communicating with the other staff members, as well as the School Managers, Head or Lead teachers, regarding students’ progress and abilities.

Benefits and Salary

Teaching contracts are one year with the option to renew annually. Starting Salaries range from 260,000 to 280,000 yen a month depending on experience and qualifications .We also offer completion bonuses and incentive bonuses as well as bonus holidays for applicants that show outstanding work performance .We also provide full visa sponsorship and can provide assistance with securing housing through our extensive network of agents .All housing costs are the sole responsibility of the teacher.

Additionally, we offer 30 days paid vacation including national holidays, monthly performance bonuses and paid training. We can assist with introducing very affordable comfortable, safe and clean housing. However we do not cover moving costs, rents or furnishings .We also offer several options for extended health insurance coverage. We are seeking applicants that are interested in moving up the ladder and becoming managing teachers.


To be considered for this position you must include a cover letter with your application, which contains the following:

1) A current telephone contact number and the best times to reach you.

2) Two professional references that can be contacted by phone or email.

3) You will need to upload and attach a recent photo(s) to your resume before you submit your application.

Please submit the above particulars to the attention of Mr. Lee- Email to -

Head Teachers
Don Porten
Michelle James

Home page –
ISE Video biography -

ISE Teachers voice

“This is an extremely rewarding role where you can have a direct, positive impact on a student’s life. I have continuously enjoyed gaining knowledge from my colleagues, working together, and developing as a teacher.”

“If you are passionate about teaching and want to grow and learn while teaching, this is the place to be.”
Alexis -Sensei

“What I like is the system. It is very clear in what is expected for teachers to accomplish and how each lesson is specifically geared toward each student individually. I appreciate the structure and lesson flow, the system as a whole to assist the student and teacher as best as possible.”
Natacha -Sensei

“My experience so for at ISE has been extremely enjoyable! The teaching team and staff are very friendly, welcoming, and helpful. One of the most enjoyable aspects are the students. They are very respectful, unique and very enjoyable to teach. Teaching a variety of ages definitely enhances your pedagogy as an educator and it is a really fun challenge.”

• If you are an overseas candidate please apply only if you are serious and committed to coming to Japan. We respond only to candidates that submit all of the above criteria. We do provide sponsorship for a working visa in Japan and assistance with securing housing before arrival to Japan. Further details will be given during the interview process.

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