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Part-time Preschool Teacher - Early Childhood Educator (expired)

Meko Education

Meko Education

Job ID
Tokyo, Japan
Post date
Jan 29, 2024
Education / Teaching
Child Education, Pre-school Teacher
Work Type
Part Time / Experienced (Non-Manager)
¥2,000 ~ ¥3,000 / Hour
  • Negotiable


  • English: Native level (preferred)
  • Japanese: Basic (preferred)
  • Must currently reside in Japan


[Overview of MAX International School]
Based in Tokyo, MAX is an international school that reimagines education. By taking the best practices from multi-language immersion, Reggio Emilia Approach, and project-based learning, we strive to meet children’s needs in an innovative, diverse, and loving environment that breaks the conventional walls of traditional early education. We offer a broad-spectrum learning environment designed to encourage creativity, tenacity, matureness, and multilingual communication skills for children. In MAX, the educators use primarily English to set topics for exploration and encourage children to take on projects they are passionate about, while also fostering the development of a multitude of skills.

[Job Description]
MAX International School requires enthusiastic and experienced individuals for the position of Part-Time Teacher, working with young learners aged from 3 to 12 years old. Candidates must be native English speakers. Applicants should have a background in early childhood education and teaching experience in a school setting. Preference will be given to teachers currently in Japan with more than three years of experience, and candidates who have early education certifications and licenses.

[Detailed Job Responsibilities]
- Teach lessons on English, arithmetic, science, morals and music to children between 3 to 12 years old.
- Collaborate in a team to develop lesson plan and organize both indoor and outdoor activities.
- Assisted nursery staff in children's daily routine, including diaper changing, toilet training, etc
- Create and use a variety of diagnostic, formative, and summative assessment tools to measure learning.
- Build positive relationships with their students’ families by providing feedback on children’s progress.
- Participate in and assist with school events and camps as required.
- Other tasks as determined by supervisors.

[Required Skills/Qualifications]
- Native-level English. Bilingual in Japanese or Chinese is preferred, but not required.
- BA or BS from an accredited university or college.
- Experience working at a preschool or kindergarten. IB, PBL, or Reggio experience is preferred.
- Early childhood certification is preferred.
- Preschool or kindergarten teacher qualifications are strongly preferred.
- Experience with toddler childcare is strongly preferred (such as potty training)

[Working Hours]
- Negotiable
- Weekday: negotiable between 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
- Saturday: negotiable between 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

- ¥2,000 – ¥3,000 /hour (Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications)
- A raise in salary is available to teachers with satisfactory evaluations.
- Transportation fees are reimbursed.

Teachers who have proven themselves with excellent performance evaluations can earn full-time status with benefits. The school will consider a full-time position for promising candidates.

- MAX International School: 東京都新宿区高田馬場2-14-2 新陽ビル

Last modified on February 29, 2024

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