Dec 1


Interac Co., Ltd., Japan’s leading private provider of Assistant Language Teachers to the Japanese public schooling system, is accepting applications from motivated and committed educators currently residing N. America to join our team of over 1,700 teaching professionals for positions commencing in March/April 2009.

If you love working with kids ranging in age from elementary to junior high school, have a passion for teaching, a willingness to adapt to a culture that is different from yours, and wish to expand your horizons and teaching skills by working in the public schooling system in Japan as an ALT, then you are the candidate we are looking for.

Based out of its head office in Tokyo and its eight branch offices located throughout Japan, Interac’s staff of approximately 1,700 ALTs are now working in locations throughout Japan.

Hokkaido, Akita, Niigata, Nagano, Iwate, Fukushima, Miyagi, Tochigi, Gunma, Hokkaido, Yamagata, Ibaraki, Chiba, Tokyo, Saitama, Kanagawa, Yamanashi, Shizuoka, Toyama, Aichi, Mie, Gifu, Shiga, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, Okayama, Tottori, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Saga, Ehime, Shimane and Fukuoka.

Please note, overseas applicants must be flexible with their location preference and will need to be willing to accept positions based on the needs of the boards of education.

To be considered for a position, attendance at one of our overseas seminars and interview sessions is compulsory. Our recruiters will be conducting presentations and interviews in the following locations between the months of December and January:

Los Angeles, CA 12/06, 1/17
San Francisco, CA 1/10
Seattle, WA 12/20, 1/17
Portland, OR 1/10
Provo, UT 12/18
Phoenix, AZ 1/10
Chicago, IL 12/13, 1/10
Denver, CO 1/17
Dallas, TX 12/06
Nashville, TN 12/20
Cleveland, OH 1/17
Houston, TX 1/10
Orlando, FL 12/13, 1/17
Boston, MA 1/17
New York, NY 12/20, 1/17
Washington, DC 12/06, 1/10
Honolulu, HI 1/10

Vancouver, BC12/13, 1/17
Calgary, AB 1/17
Toronto, ON 12/13, 1/17
Halifax, NS 1/10

Please note that only candidates who are able to attend the recruitment seminars in one of the above cities are eligible to apply. Candidates MUST clearly specify on their application what their preferred interview city is.

Applicants must be a native/fluent speaker of English, possess a BA/BSc or similar, and be able to commit to duration of the contract beginning early April 2009 until March 2010. Subject to contract renewal, it may be possible to extend for a further year of employment from April 2010.

Working hours are approximately forty hours per week, with a fixed, regular schedule between the hours of 8am and 5pm Monday to Friday (no evening, weekend or public holiday shifts). Approximately 29 of the forty working hours are contact teaching hours, the remaining time is spent lesson planning and performing other administrative duties in the schools.

Positions are available in both the rapidly expanding Elementary School International and English language programs, and team-teaching assignments in Junior High School English classes.

For all positions, an attractive monthly salary of 250,000JPY/Month (less national income taxes of approximately 10%), vacation entitlements (including all school vacation periods and public holidays), reimbursement of commuting expenses, subsidized health insurance, and free Japanese lessons (offered online) are on offer for qualified candidates. In addition to Interac’s standard set up loan the company is also able to offer an interest free loan of Y110K to those candidates who qualify.

Those interested should apply online at:

Or submit their resume to: recruiting1 @ selnate. com

Space at this interview will be limited to a select number of pre-screened applicants.

In addition to the application, all candidates are strongly encouraged to use the FAQ portion of our website to learn more about living and working in Japan.
Due to the large number of applications received, we regret that we are only able to candidates who pass the initial screening process.

INTERAC was founded in September, 1972, and celebrated its 34th anniversary in 2006.

The company is committed to providing excellence in the fields of business, language and cross-cultural training. With the ability to attract talented people excited by the challenges and opportunities of working overseas, Interac is constantly striving to enhance its position as Japan’s foremost language and management training organization.

Interac’s Corporate clients include Japan’s top tier firms, such as Honda, the HitachiGroup, the Mitsubishi Group and NEC. Interac also serves hundreds of Japanese municipal school boards of education, and has over 1,700 ‘Assistant Language Teachers’ working full-time in senior and junior high schools, and elementary schools and kindergartens across Japan.

Interac has eight domestic branch and one overseas office. They serve a client base of more than 4,000 organizations. There is a staff of 200 Japanese and over 1,700 native-speaking Assistant Language Teachers and Language Consultants.

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