Position Title: ESL/Bible Teacher Call ID: NSD.JUC.2020.02
Request Num: SR21219 Date Call was Listed: Mar 30, 2020
Status: Inactive Last Updated: Mar 30, 2020
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  2 0 0 0
Position Description
Country: Japan
Calling Organization: Japan Union Conference
Position Type(s): Teaching – English/Religion, Teaching – Elementary
Length of Service: 12-24 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Calling Org
Beginning Date: Sep 1, 2020 
Ending Date: Aug 31, 2021
Urgent? No
Application Deadline:
Cancel call if not filled by: Aug 31, 2020
Duties:     Teaching Conversational English and Bible classes at the Hiroshima English School which is 800km from the JUC Yokohama office. Plan and take part in activities for ELS. Support church activities. Take part in Evangelistic Series. Teach English Sabbath School lessons. Build relationships with the community and encourage English School students to take part in ELS and Church activities.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  No
Orientation Date:
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: Men: Dress slacks, a dress shirt & tie, blazer or suit during the months of October to May. Women: Dresses, skirts/blouse, pants suits, dress shoes. Ladies: Modest dress, skirt & blouse or dress suit. Slacks if dress appropriate.
Unacceptable Dress:  Jeans and shorts of any kind are not to be worn during school hours or on premises unless activity requires them. No thongs allowed at the school location. No sleeveless tops or open shoes. (some places have a lot of walking as well as the weather is cold) There are 4 seasons here.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   Furnished apartment. Japanese size. Refrigerator and washer are provided. Two burner stoves, microwave/oven(depends on location)Tvs in some locations, internet are at the schools for use, some apartments have the line.
Gender: Female
Age Preference: 22-40 years
Marital Status: Single
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions: Apartments are shared in schools with 2 teachers.
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:   Previous work with children teaching SS, pathfinders, or actual classroom experience is helpful.
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required
Minimum Education Preferred:  Bachelors
Concentration: Education, Theology, etc.
Currency: Yen, Japan
Finance Type: Regular (Shared Funding)
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Shared    
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Volunteer/Sponsor   Return airfare paid upon completion of full term. If possible, please purchase round trip one year ticket. Due to varying costs, compare a one way versus a round trip one year ticket including taxes, airport surcharges, etc. For those who request an advance in funds, once you decide which way is most economical, send your itinerary and cost to JLS. Bring a copy of the receipt to JLS and they will prepare an agreement of repayment after you arrive.  
Excess Baggage   Volunteer/Sponsor   Volunteer pays extra weight for return trip home.  
Food / Meals   Volunteer/Sponsor   Teacher buys and cooks own food  
Local Travel   Calling Organization   Yes, if work related.  
Utilities   Volunteer/Sponsor   Teacher pays utilities at all schools.  
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   JPY 96,000 yen net per month.  
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   N/A    
Travel (Children)   N/A    
Insurance   Calling Organization   For Long Term and Short Term positions: Accident, Sickness & Personal Effects & Baggage (PEB) Insurance Protection for Volunteers. For international volunteers serving in NAD: Short-Term Travel Insurance.  
Accommodations   Calling Organization   Apartment  
Other   Calling Organization    
Additional terms/benefits or comments: There will be time for question and answer before you come. During orientation approximately 2 hours is alloted to talking about the policy book guidelines for AVS teachers in Japan as well.
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Hiroshima
Airport: Tokyo /Narita, Osaka/Kansai or Hiroshima
Travel from Airport to Destination: A member of Japan Union Conference will meet at the airport
Required Inoculations N/A
Other Medical Recommendations
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: Instructor or specialist in humanities
    Who Applies: Applicant at local Japanese Embassy
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: No
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   No
Send papers to: Toshio Shibata
846 Kamikawai-cho, Asahi-ku
Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken
Japan 241-0802
Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Visa/Travel Details: There will be a certificate of eligibility processed before your visa can be applied for. This can take up to one month.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Japan Union Conference
Calling Division: Northern Asia-Pacific Division
Calling Union: Japan Union Conference
Calling Conference:
Country: Japan
Supervisor: Shibata, Toshio
Title: AVS Cordinator
Additional Information
Japan immigration requires a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in order to work in any language school. This position also entails much interaction with students. All applicants must be able to clearly see to read the texts used and clearly see the students in order to interact with their students to teach effectively.
Approved By:   Toshio Shibata, Japan Union Conference Secretary for Japan Union Conference on Mar 25, 2020. Entered by: Kondo, Arata