Job Posting: Homestay Program Assistant

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The application period for this job offer has been extended until Dec. 16 (Wed). If you applied previously, please resubmit your application to the following email address:

Job Title: Homestay Program Assistant

Seeking full-time staff to assist Japanese High School students in homestay programs

Job description:
* Coordinate Japanese HS student exchange program at local private high schools for 1 year, 6
month or 3 month programs.
* Coordinate and assist Japanese HS students in homestay program.

Responsibilities include:
* Contacting local high schools and finalizing placements in host families referred from local schools or
found by our office staff.
* Conducting host family orientation prior to student arrival, and student orientation upon arrival.
* Visiting local schools to meet with students, as well as visiting host
families in the home.
* Daily communication to/from Japanese agents in Japanese — must be able to read/write Japanese and use
appropriate business language

* Japanese Kentei 1 kyu, or equivalent
* Fluency in Japanese in reading and writing, as well as speaking in business situations
* Teaching experience of at least one year.
* Able to start work as of Jan. 4, 2016 (Monday)

Please send your resume in English and Japanese, as well as a cover letter in both English and Japanese to

Resume deadline is Dec. 16, 2015 (Wednesday)

Filed in: Job Postings • Monday, November 30th, 2015

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