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WHAT IS EXPECTED

Accepted applicants will sign an initial two-year contract to live and work in Tamura with a team of other English teachers.  The possibility of staying longer than two years can be discussed.  The following compensation and benefits are provided: A monthly salary, a monthly food stipend, furnished apartment, basic utilities, low-cost medical coverage, round-trip airfare to Japan, payment of local income taxes, a weekly evening meal, and occasional excursions with the Maki family and the other teachers.

 

Interviews are generally conducted each year in the fall.  New teachers usually arrive in Japan around the first of April following an orientation in late March.  However, teachers can be interviewed and hired year-round.

 

Requirements for applicants:

A four-year college degree in any subject and a two-year commitment are the requirements for applicants, as well as a commitment to Christ and a desire to serve as a missionary/teacher or teaching assistant.  People may apply to the program at any time throughout the year.

 

Submitting the completed PDF application via email is the easiest method.  Please send it to teachintamura@gmail.com.

 

Click on the Covenant or Contract below to view or print these documents

WHAT TO EXPECT

LIFE IN  TAMURA

 

Each teacher is provided with housing and basic utilities.  And Tamura offers an untouched and natural view of Japan.

THE CULTURE

 

Tamura is a rural city in Fukushima-ken, a prefecture in the northeastern part of Japan, about 200 miles north of Tokyo.

THE TEAM

 

Each teacher has a four year degree in any subject and a two year commitment to the program.

Click on the images below to view pictures from life in Tamura,

the culture, and the team.

A CHRIST BASED PROGRAM

SHARING THE LOVE OF JESUS CHRIST WITH THE PEOPLE OF TAMURA, JAPAN