Working Hours


  • Tuesday – Friday 12:10pm-7:10pm,
  • Saturday 9:30a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (total 29 hours of working hours a week)


*Occasional weekends for school events

Job Duties


・Teacher for 5-15 students, responsible for all of the lessons and activities, preparation and all of the day to day operations of a classroom.

・Perform other duties as assigned

・Memorize and master the GrapeSEED curriculum, which includes chants, songs and stories.

・Teach children to listen, speak, read and write in English using GrapeSEED standard teaching techniques (training provided).

・Learn, assess, and implement teaching techniques provided by GrapeSEED curriculum training, or as requested by training staff and Manager.

・Play actively with children outside daily : running, using playground equipment, games, balls. Maintain a safe environment through constant visual supervision, intervene physically in emergency situations, including, if necessary, carrying an injured child to a place of safety.

・Participate in team meetings, sharing knowledge, experiences and ideas among team members.

・Maintain a clean classroom environment. Decorate walls and classroom appropriate for children, the current season, holiday and/or subject of study. Sweep and clean classroom daily.

・Prepare and distributes children’s materials and letters to parents.

・ Preparation for crafts and activities are the teacher’s responsibility.・ Teach students following the company`s curriculum and teaching methodology effectively, offering attractive lessons for students
・ Evaluate students
・ Complete and update daily teaching records
・ Attend required staff meetings, seminars and other activities

Job Factors


  • Native level English speaker
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an English speaking country
  • Be able to work for a minimum of one year
  • TESOL, TEFL, or CELTA experience (at least 120 hours) or equivalent certificate is favorable
  • Teaching experience and/or instructor training experience is favorable 
  • Previous experience working with children, and enjoy working with children
  • Honest, hard working, flexible and dedicated individual who has a warm and energetic personality

Position Details


  • Position Title: Afterschool Homeroom Teacher
  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Country / Region: Japan
  • State / Province: Gunma
  • Town / City: Tamamura
  • Min. Salary:¥240,000
  • Max. Salary: ¥300,000
  • Salary Term: Monthly Salary
  • Starting Date: September 2015

Afterschool Class  - Job Description