Kobayashi City Full Time ALT Position
This opening is for a full-time position as an assistant language teacher (ALT) in Kobayashi City, Miyazaki Prefecture starting ASAP, with the initial contract finishing at the beginning of March 2018.
The placement will be in Elementary Schools and Junior High Schools across Kobayashi City, where the ALT will assist as a team teacher and help plan English lessons under a schedule created by the Board of Education. As well as teaching English lessons, you may also be asked to participate in other school activities such as clubs, cleaning of the school and cultural festivals.
- Be a native speaker of English, or have acquired an education in English for at least 12 years.
- Completed a University Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in English countries.
- Have a strong interest in Japanese culture and language and be able to connect with Japanese people.
- Have at least one year of ALT English teaching experience at Elementary school and Junior High School in Japan.
- Hold a valid visa status that allows you to live and work in Japan.
Must have a valid driver’s license and car to drive to schools that are not easily accessible by train.
Kobayashi City is located in Miyazaki Prefecture in the Kyushu region of Japan. The city was founded on April 1, 1950. As of April 1, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 45,240 households and a population density of 80 persons per km². The total area is 563.09 km². Places of interest include the Ikoma Plateau at an elevation of 540 m (1,770 ft), the plateau offers a view of the city from its magnificent flower garden with the Kirishima Mountain Range. A countryside haven only an hours drive away from Miyazaki City.