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International School of English-English teaching Post starting late October /Early November 2017 - Yokohama, Japan

Posted By: International School of English <[email protected]>
Date: Monday, 18 September 2017, at 2:35 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. We are also accepting applications for part time teachers for weekend shifts as well as part time French teachers.

Strong consideration will be given to candidates with experience teaching adults, children and business courses .We welcome CELTA/TESOL/DELTA certificate holders as well as teachers holding traditional teaching credentials/licenses. We are 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 demeanor and appearance, flexibility and the ability to work as a member of a closely-knit team. Candidates must have a strong work ethic and take pride in their profession and appearance as teachers. Applicants should be outgoing, communicative and energetic. This position requires a great deal of responsibility as well as a high work ethic.

Teaching repertoire and skill set for children should include the ability to teach student centered 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 about teaching 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 subject based lessons

School Profile

ISE has an excellent 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 study environment.

Our schools target market are 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 6 students per group for children and 3 for adults with a great number of our students taking private lessons and semi – private lessons.

Approximately a third of the children enrolled at ISE have returned from extended stays abroad and follow a subject-based curriculum (history, social studies, literature, etc.)

The schools provide the teacher with both a curriculum to follow as well as a wealth of support materials to enhance their lessons . Our schools are extremely well resourced and have excellent programs for both children and adults. We also incorporate technology into the classroom and teachers have access to I Pad’s and lap tops during their lessons .

Responsibilities include:

Teachers must be able to 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.Important factors that must be considered :

- Establishing a rapport with your students and creating a lesson dynamic that encourages the student to excel and achieve their goals .

- Writing detailed progress reports regarding student’s performance.

- 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 250,000 to 280,000 yen a month depending on experience , qualifications and references .We are also able to 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 so we do promote staff based on work ethic , capability and commitment .


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 professional photo(s) to your resume before you submit your application.

4) A cover letter stating your intent to apply

• 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.

Please submit the above particulars to the attention Director of studies- Mr. Lee- Email to ([email protected])

Head Teachers
Don Porten
Michelle James
([email protected])

Home page –
ISE Video biography -

ISE Teacher's testimonials

“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.”

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