Why Should I Apply to IB Japan?

Why Should I Apply to IB Japan? We offer an exciting teaching opportunity requiring serious job dedication, cultural respect & flexibility, self-organization, creativity, enthusiasm, and professional pride.

The IB Japan experience is both rewarding & challenging. All full time teachers teach a maximum of 1600 (contact) minutes per 5-day workweek; each day is within an eight hour time period. We expect teachers to be professional both in attitude & appearance, actively participate in teacher meetings, workshops & seminars, be flexible, & have a sincere desire to continue to improve as a teacher & as an employee.

IB Japan Benefits Include

・1.5 year contract with full visa sponsorship good for three years.
・Single occupancy apartment, minimally furnished, and a maximum rent of 55,000 yen
・250,000 yen starting salary with all work related transportation fees reimbursed.
・Salary increases for one year renewals
・5 Weeks of vacation: 2 weeks in summer, 2 weeks in winter, 1 week in spring per full year.
・5 added Contingency Days after 6 months of employment - can be used as sick or extended vacation days.
・Any unused Contingency Days can be redeemed for payment at the end of the contract for 11,500 yen per unused day.

Basic Qualifications

・A University Degree is required for a Visa, or a Working Holiday Visa.
・Must be a Native English Speaker.
・ESL / EFL teaching experience (Teaching experience with children highly preferred)
・CELTA / TESL / TEFL Certificates favorable.
・Currently in Japan is a plus- Working Holiday Visa holders welcome!

Instructions for Applying:

You must provide the following information to be considered. Forward the below information to:

1)Your Resume, this should include a phone or Skype number;
2)A Cover Letter;
3)A Professional Photo; and
4)A Relaxed Casual Photo (tasteful) of yourself preferably standing either inside or outside and can include family or friends

The Interview Process

IB Japan recruiters carefully check the info sent to the recruit address. Due to the sometimes high volume we will decide which applicants we will call based on availability, qualifications, experience, potential, etc. The following is the general procedure that will apply:
・A recruiter will call to conduct a Screening Call of 10-12 minutes asking a number of preliminary questions.
・Based on an evaluation of the screening call, acceptance of a potential employment location(s), and an expected arrival date in Japan, a one hour interview will then be scheduled.
・After the interview, the recruiting department will discuss the potential candidates and decide which candidates are best suited for the position(s).
・A follow-up phone call will occur discussing specific details about the position(s) and gauge the candidate's commitment to the position.
・The candidate's candidacy will be advanced with a final decision to be made within one week.
・If approved, the candidate will be sent an Official Offer with 16 attachments outlining preparations for coming to Japan, the company Regulations & Teaching Philosophy, company contract, Visa Documents required, etc.
・After accepting the Official Offer, IB Japan will then coordinate the new teacher's arrival to Japan

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