Kumon Institute of Education Co., Ltd, Global Network Team is recruiting Volunteers; both International & Japanese, university students and non-students who are enthusiastic, energetic, passionate & willing to commit their time in our Kumon English Immersion Hour (EIH) program for Japanese elementary 3rd – 6th grade students.

What we hope to achieve through EIH

By participating in EIH, we hope that children are able to

  • Experience the results of daily English learning in just a short period of time.
  • Communicate with many people around the world while staying at home.
  • Feel the joy of communicating in English.

Before proceed further with the application please click the below button ‘About EIH’ to understand what EIH is.

Some incentives in joining EIH program in English with local Japanese children:

  • Have an amazing and memorable experience with Japanese elementary students.
  • Get to work with EIH group leaders from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Receive an appreciation (thank you) fee of ¥2,000 for each training and EIH session attended.
  • Receive a digital certificate upon completion of trainings, 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, understand how to approach Japanese EFL children and passionate about nurturing their growth within a short duration.
Schedule Must be available for both dates (Trainings and EIH). Please refer to the schedule for all trainings and EIH dates.
Equipment 1.Computer with camera and mic.
2.Stable internet connection.
3.ZOOM (downloaded) Familiarity with Zoom software is preferable but not a must.
For experienced leaders Experienced leaders who have joined our EIC, EID, EIH before (those residing outside Japan), you are eligible to apply only if your Japan’s bank account is still open.

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 time applicant to EIH, 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 given 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 MUST complete the e-learning (part of group leaders training) course before attending the online face-to-face training.
  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 Hokkaido 2021
May 23 (Sun)

Deadline

Mar 28th (Sun), 2021

2

EIH Tohoku 2021
Jun 13 (Sun)

Deadline

Mar 28th (Sun), 2021

3

EIH Chugoku/Shikoku 2021
Jul 11 (Sun)

Deadline

Mar 28th (Sun), 2021

4

EIH Kyushu / Okinawa
Sep 12 (Sun)

Deadline

To Be Announced

5

EIH Kinki (1) 2021
Oct 17 (Sun)

Deadline

To Be Announced

6

EIH Kinki (2) 2021
Oct 24 (Sun)

Deadline

To Be Announced

7

EIH Tokai/Hokuriku 2021
Nov 21 (Sun)

Deadline

To Be Announced

8

EIH Central Kanto (1) 2021
Dec 12 (Sun)

Deadline

To Be Announced

9

EIH Central Kanto (2) 2021
Dec 19 (Sun)

Deadline

To Be Announced

10

EIH Kanto / Koshinetsu
Feb 13 (Sun)

Deadline

To Be Announced

Application is now open ONLY for EIHs Hokkaido, Tohoku & Chugoku-Shikoku. Final results of your application will be announced latest on April 29 (Thu) after all the interview and hearing sessions are completed. Applications are based on ‘first-come-first served’.
As for those who are interested in the other EIHs, please use the same APPLY button below to receive more information or check our recruitment page for the latest updates.

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

Global Network Team office hours:
Monday to Friday (10:30-17:30). Saturday, Sunday & Public holidays (Close) All inquiries will be attend to in the next working days.