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*NEW* JSHS Science Teacher, Matsumoto City (Nagano), Apr 2024

Are you looking for a long term teaching position?

Do you want to experience life in rural Japan?


Do you want to be more than just an assistant teacher?

Do you want to use that science background of yours in an immersion-style classroom?


A secondary school in the lovely city of Matsumoto is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated science teacher starting in the 2024 academic year.


They are looking for a long term teacher, so this is a great opportunity for those who really want to become integrated into the Japanese school system.


The school is also conveniently accessible by public transportation, so there would be no hassle of commuting by car.


If you feel this is the right fit for you, apply with us right away!


Contract period: 1 Apr 2024 - 31 Mar 2025
Contract type: Direct Hire
Annual salary: from ¥3,200,000 to ¥7,000,000 (includes bonuses 2x/year) before tax
*Depending on school pay regulation
Working days: 5 days/week (with annual variable working hours)
Working hours: 8:15-17:00
Holiday: Holidays: Sundays, national holidays, year-end and New Year holidays, and other days set by the school
Insurance: Health insurance, Pension, and Employment Insurance
Benefits: dependent allowance, commuting allowance, housing allowance (if renting), cold weather allowance (winter).


-Teaching science lessons
-Lesson preparation
-Curriculum and material development
-Making, marking, and grading exams
-Attending meetings, school events, open schools and school ceremonies
-After school club
-Homeroom duties (special teaching permit provided)


Candidates must:
-have a bachelor's degree or higher related to science
-have relevant teaching experience
-be capable of making and implementing effective and interesting lessons
-be a dedicated, enthusiastic, and energetic teacher who is interested in secondary school education
*visa sponsorship available
**in order to apply for a valid visa (instructor status), non-native English speaking candidates must present proof of having received education in the medium of English for 12 or more years

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