1. We are looking for 3 teachers for the IB program at our Elementary school. Please see the requirements below:

– Hold University Degree (open to major)

– Hold teaching certificate

– Have at least 1 year teaching experience with Elementary level

– In Japan now and be able to start working in July

– Enthusiastic, thrive and love working with Kids

2. Position Description

– Student level: Elementary (3 – 12 years old)

– Class size: 15 – 20 students/class

– 1 – 2 Japanese teachers supporting in each class

– Work 5 days during Monday to Saturday (Sundays + one weekday are off) teachers can receive Saturday off as well.

– Lessons are conducted during morning and afternoon. Every morning, start with a meeting at 8:30 a.m. and latest shift finishes at 6:15 p.m

3. Salary and benefits

– Base salary: 240000JPY – 290000JPY

– National holidays are off and teachers have 3 periods of paid vacations (Summer, Winter and Spring) approximately 1 week each period.

– After 6 months of work, teachers will obtain 10 paid holidays. The number of paid vacation days increases along with years of service.

– Health insurance provided

– Supporting relocation and apartment search.

– On-going IB training provided

– Yearly bonus: 50,000 JPY

– Resigning bonus: 50,000 JPY

– Commuting bonus reimbursement: 15,000 JPY

4. About IB program

The IB offers an education for students from age 3 to 19, comprising four programmes that focus on teaching students to think critically and independently, and how to inquire with care and logic. The IB prepares students to succeed in a world where facts and fiction merge in the news, and where asking the right questions is a crucial skill that will allow them to flourish long after they’ve left our programmes.

5. About the school

– UPBEAT International School is an international Preschool and Elementary located in Tempaku Ward and Nakagawa Ward, both inside of Nagoya, Japan.

– UPBEAT has a “whole-child” educational approach in English immersion for children ages 0 year old -12 years old. Our school consists of a staff with multiple nationalities and cultures, so being a team player is a crucial element of this job

– UPBEAT believes every student has different strengths, needs, gifts and dreams which makes them unique.

– The school education’s education promotes a good balance of subjects to develop their intellectual, creative, personal, social, and physical abilities.

–  The school is committed to educating both Japanese and foreign students to be international and critical thinkers

6. How to apply?

– send your CV to the email address: nancyjohnsonhr@gmail.com

– 2 round interview: first round with recruiter and the second round with vice principal


  • Job Details

  • Japan

  • Location: Japan
  • Salary: 240000JPY - 290000JPY
  • Posted on: July 26, 2020