Working Hours

  • Monday – Friday 8:30a.m. – 3:25 p.m.(total 30hours of working hours a week)

    *Occasional weekends for school events

Job Duties

・Homeroom teacher for 10-20 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

・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) and other ESL methodology / teaching strategies.

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

・Monitor children as they play outside. 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. Make sure all playground equipment is put away properly.

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

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

・ Prepare age-appropriate lessons and activities・ Teach students following the company`s curriculum and teaching methodology effectively, offering interesting lessons for students that help maintain their desire to learn more in English.
・ Evaluate students using appropriate tools, ie. Quizzes, tests, informal assessments.
・ Complete and update daily teaching, attendance, classroom cleaning records.
・ Attend required staff meetings, seminars and other activities

Job Factors

  • Native level English speaker
  • Must have a BA in Education or be a Certified Elementary or Secondary Teacher 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 
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Previous classroom teaching experience
  • Previous experience working with children, and enjoy working with children
  • Ability to changes in schedule or routines
  • Honest, hard working, flexible and dedicated individual who has a warm and energetic personality

Position Details

  • Job Title: Elementary Teacher
  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Country / Region: Japan
  • State / Province: Gunma
  • Town / City: Tamamura
  • Min. Salary:¥250,000
  • Max. Salary: ¥300,000
  • Salary Term: Monthly Salary
  • Starting Date: ASAP or March 2016
  • Student type: Elementary school 

Elementary School  - Job Description