• Applicants must already have a valid Japanese working visa. Working holiday visas cannot be accepted. We can offer working visa renewal, if necessary.
  • Patience, creativity, and enthusiasm for working with young children.
  • State-recognized teaching certification or licensure (if applicable).
  • Experience working with preschool-aged/ school-aged children is an advantage.
  • Experience in outdoor education/ experiential learning is an advantage.

Your Workplace

  • Our nurseries and after-school care centers will be your primary workplace. Our team leaders will discuss with you your working style and responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Curriculum Development: Design and implement age-appropriate lesson plans and activities that promote the cognitive, physical, social, and emotional development of preschool children.
  • Classroom Management: Maintain a well-organized and stimulating classroom environment conducive to learning. Manage behavior and encourage positive social interactions among children.
  • Instruction: Deliver engaging and interactive lessons using a variety of teaching methods and materials. Foster curiosity and love for learning through hands-on experiences, storytelling, songs, and games.
  • Individualized Support: Identify and address the unique needs and abilities of each child. Provide individualized attention, guidance, and support to facilitate their overall development.
  • Assessment and Progress Tracking: Observe and assess children’s progress regularly. Maintain accurate records of their achievements, strengths, and areas for improvement. Share progress reports with parents or guardians as needed.
  • Parent Communication: Foster open and regular communication with parents or guardians. Conduct parent-teacher conferences and provide updates on their child’s development, behavior, and achievements.
  • Safety and Well-being: Ensure a safe and healthy learning environment by implementing appropriate health and safety measures. Supervise children during activities, meals, and outdoor playtime.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate with other teachers and staff members to develop and implement school-wide initiatives and events. Participate in team meetings, professional development activities, and workshops.
  • Classroom Resources: Manage and maintain classroom materials, resources, and equipment. Ensure they are clean, safe, and accessible to enhance children’s learning experiences.

What’s in it for you?

Family Care
We offer low-cost/ free childcare (age 0-3, 6-12) to those who have young children to care for. Our work schedule is flexible and we provide leave options for your important times.

You will be eligible for our insurance plan if you work more than 20 hours a week.