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Embassy of Japan
Foreign affairs
Assistant Language Teachers
Category: Education
* In public & private elementary, junior & senior high schools and/or at local boards of education
  • Hold a Bachelor's degree in any area or a teaching diploma (those who can obtain in any proof of graduation by March or June, 2013 may apply);
  • Be a national (not just a permanent resident) of Jamaica;
  • Be able to live and work in Japan for at least one year (successful candidates will be expected to be in Japan by April or July 24, 2013);
  • Not have lived in Japan for six or more years in total nor be a former participant in the programme for the designated period since 2003;
  • Ability to adapt to living and office conditions in Japan;
  • Qualified as a language teacher or be strongly motivated to teach English as a foreign language;
  • Excellent pronunciation, rhythm, intonation and voice projection skills, good oral and written skills;
  • Interested in Japan, and be willing to deepen their knowledge and appreciation of Japan after their arrival;
  • Interested in working with children
  • Expected to be willing to display a positive attitude and professionalism both inside and outside the classroom
  • Must have an interest in the promotion of mutual understanding between Japan and Jamaica.
NB: For further information and application forms, please visit our website at
Calls from: 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon
Applicants are required to submit completed application documents, no later than 1:00 p.m. on deadline date.
Deadline: November 23, 2012

Contact Information
Name: Ms. Barrett
Cultural Section
Embassy of Japan
NCB Towers
North Tower
6th Floor
2 Oxford Road
Kingston 5
Email: N/A
Telephone: 929-3338/9
Fax: N/A

Ad Post Date: 2012-10-01



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