Dec 27

Jobs: Sakura Educational Exchange (DC) Job Openings

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Position: MALE Cultural Assistant
Posted by: Sakura Educational Exchange USA
Type: PT/FT Contract Position
New York, NY
$800 – $1,000 (total) depending on experience and responsibilities
Start Date: N/A

Sakura Educational Exchange USA, a nonprofit international student exchange organization in Rockville, Maryland is seeking energetic, international-minded, fun-loving, dedicated people interested in working with visiting Japanese high school students in March 2013.

Two Full Days of Orientation in Rockville, MD – TBA

  • Wed. March 13, 2013 – Mon. March 25, 2013 – Full time including weekends and lodging in Gaithersbrug, MD

vary depending on the day’s activities but basically 24/7 except occasional mornings off

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Transport and Set up SEE-USA temporary office at hotel.
  • Participate in orientation/training sessions before students arrive
  • Manage his/her assigned group of 10-15 Japanese High School students
  • Participate with the students in all study abroad activities including outings, school visits, sports, special events, volunteer projects, English/communication games, meals, etc.
  • Initiate conversations, songs and games in English with the students
  • Study and follow the schedule and assigned activities to your fullest ability
  • Contribute with an energetic spirit and outgoing attitude with a focused direction


  • Completion of at least two years of college/university study
  • Interest in working with high school age international students
  • Openness and sensitivity to cultural differences
  • Flexibility; Ability to work well in a team with leadership qualities
  • Knowledge of camp songs and a willingness to entertain as well as direct the students
  • Outgoing, friendly, cheerful and highly extroverted personality


Position: English Instructor
Posted by: Sakura Educational Exchange USA
Type: Limited term
Based out of Hotel in Gaithersburg, MD
Hourly salary commensurate with experience ($18.00 – $24.00)
Start Date: N/A

Dates and Hours: 
Approximately 12 total teaching hours during 4 weekday mornings in March 2013

Exact Dates: 

  • Fri. 3/15/13
  • Tue. 3/19/13
  • Fri. 3/22/13
  • Mon. 3/25/13
  • Orientation (unpaid) – TBD

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach conversational English to groups of 14-18 Japanese high school students who are participating in a short-term (2 week) study abroad program
  • Follow set experiential, theme-based curriculum provided by SEE-USA
  • Enthusiastic, hands-on teaching style required!


  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree in Education, ESL or related field
  • Interest in working with high school age international students
  • Flexibility; Openness and sensitivity to cultural differences
  • Prior ESL teaching experience required

Positions available:  

If interested, please email resume and letter of interest:

Attn:  Stephanie Libonati, Program Manager
Sakura Educational Exchange USA

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