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MeySen Academy

Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

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MeySen Academy
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Friends Club is an after-school English club for elementary students who are graduates of MeySen Kindergarten. Each child attends the club three days a week, with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders coming on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and 4th, 5th and 6th graders coming on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. The English teacher is assigned a total of 4 different grade levels to be taught on alternating days, conducting two one-hour English classes per day, six days a week. Class size ranges from 20 to 25 students. Classes are taught using songs, stories, phonics reading, and games. In addition to English classes, there are a variety of other club activities including play time, pony riding, Bible Talk, parties, field trips, and camps.

Friends Club Daily Job Description
•Teach grades between first and sixth
•Prepare teaching materials and lesson plans
•Teach two 50-minute classes, Monday through Saturday
•Prepare and clean up for special events and activities
•Monday through Friday from 1:00 to 7:00PM
•Saturdays from 8:00 AM to 6PM
•Sunday is a day off with the exception of 8-10 Sundays during the year. These days are considered overtime and compensated with a day off or extra pay.
•During Christmas parties and summer camps the schedule is changed to accommodate all the events. During these times, a work and staffing schedule will be given to you ahead of time so you can plan accordingly. These types of activities also require extra meetings and preparation.

Requirements: A two or four year degree in any major is a must. It is not necessary that Friends Club Teachers have any knowledge of Japanese, as they are expected to speak to the children only in English.

For more information, please visit our website. http://www.meysen.ac.jp/engli/eoppo.htm
Apply ONLINE at: http://www.meysen.ac.jp/engli/eoppo03.htm

Annual starting salary of ¥2,760,000YEN/YR plus...
•End of the year performance based bonus
•Fully furnished apartment
•One economy class round trip plane ticket per year
•Health insurance with 70% coverage is optional, and MeySen will pay half of the salary based premiums
•Three vacations are available throughout the year in addition to various national holidays. The following is a typical vacation scenario:
Summer: Usually around 12 days in mid August
Winter: Usually around 12 days over New Years beginning after Christmas
Spring: Usually around 7 days in the end of March
•Training is provided from mid-February to April 1st.

NOTE: Please communicate with us through our school website or via the recruiter's email.
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MeySen Academy

Over its 40 year history, MeySen Academy has become one of Japan’s premiere educational institutions specializing in early childhood development and English as a foreign language (ESL). The standards of our management are rooted in the ethics and guiding principles of Christianity, though the school has no special affiliation with any denomination or religious organization. The expectations we have of MeySen students, teachers, and staff are based on the character principles of Christianity and our curriculum openly incorporates Biblical pri More...