Job Opportunities

Four positions are listed from bottom to top–1) Preschool Head Teacher, 2) Preschool Assistant Teacher, and 3) Admin Assistant.

3) Admin Assistant

The Employees Welfare Association (EWA) of the U.S. Embassy Tokyo is seeking an individual for the position of Admin Assistant located at the U.S. Embassy Housing Compound in Akasaka Ward, Tokyo.

 

OPEN TO:                  All interested parties

POSITION:                Admin Assistant

OPENING DATE:     21 February 2018

CLOSING DATE:      Until Filled

WORK HOURS:        Part Time 40 hours or less /week

SALARY:                  ¥1,060 ~ ¥1,276 yen/hour

 

PLEASE NOTE:

  1. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted
  2. This position is not a U.S. Federal Government position.
  3. U.S. citizens/green card holders fall under U.S. IRS requirements.
  4. The EWA will not sponsor work visas in Japan. Candidates must have a residency or work permit that allows sufficient work privilege.

 

BASIC FUNCTIONS OF POSITION:

EWA is a private association of employees of the U.S. Embassy Tokyo. Incumbent will primarily assist with duties/responsibilities within the administration office. Duties include, but not limited to, filing, clerical functions, prepare forms, computer data entry, maintain logs/rosters, receive payments, schedule facility/items use by reservation, and overall assist customers in person and by phone in both English and Japanese.

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  1. Education: Completion of Secondary School required. Associates degree desirable.
  2. Prior Work Experience: 1-2 years experience related to office administration duties preferred
  3. Language Proficiency: Clear understanding and ability to speak, read, and write English and Japanese.
  4. Knowledge:
    1. Good working knowledge of office administration/clerical/filing
  5. Skills: Accuracy and attention to detail a must. Good working knowledge and application of Microsoft Office with special emphasis on Excel. Excellent customer service skills. Good written and verbal communicator.

 

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  1. All qualified candidates with a residency permit in Japan are encouraged to apply.
  2. A successful background investigation will be required prior to employment.

 

TO APPLY:

Interested applicants for this position must submit the following or the application will not be considered:

  1. A current resume or curriculum vitae.
  2. Proof of residency/work permit in Japan.
  3. References requested

 

SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:

 

Mail:

U.S. Embassy Tokyo

EWA Office Assistant

2-1-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku

Tokyo, 106-0032

or

E-Mail: ewaspecialactivitycoordinator@gmail.com

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2) Preschool Assistant Teacher

The Employees Welfare Association (EWA) of U.S. Embassy Tokyo is seeking an individual for the position of Preschool Assistant Teacher for the Mitsui Gardens International Preschool located at the U.S. Embassy Housing Compound in Akasaka, Tokyo.

 

OPEN TO:                  All interested parties

POSITION:                Preschool Assistant Teacher

OPENING DATE:     January 31, 2018

CLOSING DATE:      Until Filled

WORK HOURS:        20~35 hours per week

SALARY:                   ¥1,591 ~ ¥2,122/hour

 

PLEASE NOTE:

  1. U.S. taxes will be deducted for U.S. citizens and green card holders.
  2. This position is not a U.S. Federal Government position.
  3. The EWA will not sponsor work visas in Japan. Candidates must obtain a residency permit that allows adequate work privilege.

 

ABOUT MITSUI GARDENS INTERNATIONAL PRESCHOOL:

The EWA is a private association of employees of the U.S. Embassy Tokyo.  The EWA-managed Mitsui Gardens International Preschool has a current enrollment of 75 children, ages 18 months to five years, and a teaching staff of 15.  The Preschool operates from September to June, with a summer program from June to August.

 

Information about the Preschool is located at: http://mitsuigardenspreschool.com/.

 

BASIC FUNCTIONS OF POSITION:

A team member, who works toward achieving the school’s objectives through its philosophy. The person selected for this position will work under the Preschool Director, providing supervision and management of the assigned class and establishing a warm, nurturing environment in which children can grow emotionally, socially and intellectually, in accordance with established programs and policies of EWA.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education: Degree/Certificate in Early Childhood Education is preferred. Work experience may substitute for formal education. Child/Adult CPR and First Aid Certification required prior to work start.
  2. Prior Work Experience: Experience in a preschool or child care capacity is a plus.
  3. Language Proficiency: Fluent written and spoken English. Native English speakers need not submit relevant scores.
  4. Knowledge: Must relate well to children, be warm, friendly and nurturing, and have basic knowledge of current best practices and developmentally appropriate curriculum for preschoolers.
  5. Skills: Ability to communicate with staff, children and parents with a professional attitude.  Must be able to manage small groups of children in a positive manner.

 

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  1. Qualified candidates able to obtain a residency permit in Japan are encouraged to apply.
  2.  A successful background investigation will be required prior to employment.

 

TO APPLY:

Interested applicants for this position must submit the following or the application will not be considered:

  1. A current resume or curriculum vitae.
  2. Copies of all test scores, certificates, copies of degrees earned or school/college transcripts that address the qualification requirements of this position.
  3. A copy of residency permit in Japan that allows full time work privilege or statement of ability to obtain.

 

 

SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:

Mail:

U.S. Embassy Tokyo

EWA Office Assistant

2-1-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku

Tokyo, 106-0032

E-Mail: ewaofficeassistant@gmail.com 

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1) Preschool Head Teacher

The Employees Welfare Association (EWA) of U.S. Embassy Tokyo is seeking an individual for the position of Preschool Head Teacher for the Mitsui Gardens International Preschool located at the U.S. Embassy Housing Compound in Akasaka, Tokyo.

 

OPEN TO:                  All interested parties

POSITION:                Preschool Head Teacher

OPENING DATE:     January 30, 2018

CLOSING DATE:      Until Filled

WORK HOURS:        Full time, 40 hours per week

SALARY:                   ¥3,399,000~¥3,640,000/School year

 

PLEASE NOTE:

  1. U.S. taxes will be deducted for U.S. citizens and green card holders.
  2. This position is not a U.S. Federal Government position.
  3. The EWA will not sponsor work visas in Japan. Candidates must obtain a residency permit that allows full time work privilege.

 

ABOUT MITSUI GARDENS INTERNATIONAL PRESCHOOL:

The EWA is a private association of employees of the U.S. Embassy Tokyo.  The EWA-managed Mitsui Gardens International Preschool has a current enrollment of 75 children, ages 18 months to five years, and a teaching staff of 15.  The Preschool operates from September to June, with a summer program from June to August.

 

Information about the Preschool is located at: http://mitsuigardenspreschool.com/.

 

BASIC FUNCTIONS OF POSITION:

A team member, who works toward achieving the school’s objectives through its philosophy. The person selected for this position will work under the Preschool Director, providing supervision and management of the assigned class and establishing a warm, nurturing environment in which children can grow emotionally, socially and intellectually, in accordance with established programs and policies of EWA.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education: University Degree in Early Childhood Development, Education Administration, or related education field is required.
  2. Prior Work Experience: Two years’ experience in a preschool or child care capacity required. Experience as a Head Teacher of an accredited preschool is desirable.
  3. Language Proficiency: Fluent written and spoken English. Native English speakers need not submit relevant scores.
  4. Knowledge: Must relate well to children, be warm, friendly and nurturing, and have working knowledge of current best practices and developmentally appropriate curriculum for preschoolers.
  5. Skills: Computer literacy and ability to communicate with staff, children and parents in a professional manner.  Must be able to manage small groups of children with a positive attitude.

 

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  1. Qualified candidates able to obtain a residency permit in Japan are encouraged to apply.
  2. A successful background investigation will be required prior to employment.

 

TO APPLY:

Interested applicants for this position must submit the following or the application will not be considered:

  1. A current resume or curriculum vitae.
  2. Copies of all test scores, certificates, copies of degrees earned or school/college transcripts that address the qualification requirements of this position.
  3. A copy of residency permit in Japan that allows full time work privilege or statement of ability to obtain.

 

 

SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:

Mail:

U.S. Embassy Tokyo

EWA Office Assistant

U.S. Embassy Housing Compound

2-1-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku

Tokyo, 106-0032

E-Mail: ewaofficeassistant@gmail.com

 

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