For university students or working adults who are interested to apply as Group Leaders in Kumon English Immersion Hour (EIH) events held in September – October, 2022!

Hi, if you are looking for some events or activities that you think you want to contribute something to Japanese society especially elementary school students, this might be for you!! Do continue reading….

Kumon Institute of Education Co., Ltd, Global Network Team (GNT) is recruiting Group Leaders (paid Volunteers) both International & Japanese, university students and non-students, who are enthusiastic, energetic, passionate, enjoy working with children and adult & willing to commit their time to take the role as group facilitator in our English Immersion Hour (EIH) program for Japanese elementary 3rd – 6th grade students.

Our hope for the children joining our EIH

We hope that children are able to..

  • Experience the results of daily English learning in just a short period of time.
  • Communicate with people of different background and nationality while staying at home.
  • Feel the joy of communicating in English.

If you are new to our EIH program before proceed further with the application please click the below button ‘About EIH’ to understand more about EIH.

Incentives for group leaders in joining EIH program!

  • Have an amazing and memorable experience with Japanese elementary students.
  • Get to widen ones perspective working with EIH group leaders from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Receive an appreciation (thank you) fee of ¥2,000 for each training attended and EIH session participated.
  • Receive a digital certificate upon completion of training 1 & 2, participation in EIH sessions (2 or more sessions) and submission of feedback surveys.

EIH digest video

Group Leaders impression video

Basic Requirements

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Category Contents
Students or non-students Undergraduate to Post graduate, Researcher or non-students
Age 18 years and above
Nationality No particular country
Language skill English (easy and simple to understand for Japanese elementary students)
Contact E-mail and another contact detail (e.g. LINE, WhatsApp, Facebook or phone number in Japan)
Experience Prior work experience with children is not necessary. Most importantly, we are looking for candidates who likes interacting with children and adults, understand how to approach Japanese EFL children and passionate about nurturing their growth within a short duration. In addition, open minded and able to work as a team player.
Schedule MUST be available for both trainings (Trainings 1 & 2) AND EIH event day. For EIH in SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER, Training 1 will be conducted in September 10 or 11 (Sat or Sun) and Training 2 will be held on Saturday, one day before each EIH actual event day (EIH Sep 25 (Sun) / EIC Oct 23 (Sun)). All trainings and EIH events will be held in the morning from 9am onwards, in Japan Standard Time (JST).
Equipment 1. Computer with camera and mic.
2. Stable internet connection.
3. ZOOM (downloaded) Familiarity with Zoom software is preferable but not a must.
Japan Bank Account Those residing outside of Japan, you are welcome to apply as long as there is a Japan bank account you can use.

Recruitment Process, Requirements and Application

  1. 01 Apply and complete the questions through the online application, click ‘APPLY HERE’ button below
  2. 02 ** For first timer applying to EIH program, it is compulsory for you to read the ‘e-EXPLANATORY’ course available online (UMU) to understand who we are and what we do. You need to sign up if you do not have one and then register (free) with your own name. Click on the ログイン (at the top right) and click 言語 to change to English. Once you have selected the language click 完了. Enter the necessary information and click ‘Register now’ and you can start the course. You must go through each section unless it says (optional) before pressing ‘Next’ to proceed on the next topic or slides. At the end of the course you are required to submit a task. Access code and link to UMU can be found in the application form.
    **Please be careful, you cannot proceed to the interview session if you did not complete the online ‘e-EXPLANATORY’ course (UMU) AND the required task.
  3. 03 Receive an email with the interview time slot and reply to the e-mail immediately.
  4. 04 Receive confirmation email of participation and for successful applicants, you MUST complete the e-learning (part of group leaders training) course before attending the online face-to-face training. Group Leaders are not required to make their own program, other than ‘Let’s Travel’ activity, all activities have been prepared and designed by GNT.
  5. 05 MUST attend online face-to-face group leaders training, EIH event and feedback session at the end of EIH day. Finally, submit feedback questionnaire within the given deadline.
  6. 06 Upon completion of the process and fulfilment of all the requirements, including submitting of the feedback questionnaires, group leaders will be rewarded with the appreciation fee and are eligible for a digital certificate of participation.

EIH Event Dates

1

EIH May 2022
May 29 (Sun)

Deadline

Mar 27th (Sun), 2022 (CLOSED)

2

EIH June 2022
Jun 26 (Sun)

Deadline

Mar 27th (Sun), 2022 (CLOSED)

3

EIH July 2022
Jul 24 (Sun)

Deadline

Mar 27th (Sun), 2022 (CLOSED)

4

EIH September 2022
Sep 25 (Sun)

Deadline

Jul 1st (Friday), 2022

5

EIH October 2022
Oct 23 (Sun)

Deadline

Jul 1st (Friday), 2022

6

EIH November 2022
Nov 20 (Sun)

Deadline

To be announced

7

EIH December 2022
Dec 18 (Sun)

Deadline

To be announced

8

EIH January 2022
Jan 29 (Sun)

Deadline

To be announced

9

EIH February 2022
Feb 26 (Sun)

Deadline

To be announced

10

EIH March 2022
Mar 19 (Sun)

Deadline

To be announced

This year we are recruiting more group leaders, so make sure your application form is completely filled! Failure to do that might affect your application! Result of your application will also be evaluated not only from the above mentioned requirements, application form or interview session but other factors too.
Application for the position of Group Leader in our EIH SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER is opened!

For inquiries please contact the Global Network Team (GNT) by e-mail at:

Global Network Team office hours:
Monday to Friday (10:00 -17:00). Saturday, Sunday & Public holidays (Close) All inquiries will be attend to in the next working days.