Seeking volunteer English and Spanish language teachers in Japan with a passion for education, people, and travel


Date of Job Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Country of Job Position: Japan


Are you an English or Spanish language teacher with a passion for education, people, and travel?

We are seeking volunteer English and Spanish language teachers with a passion for education, people, and travel for our global voyage departing from Japan in April 2024. Peace Boat is an international NGO building a culture of peace by connecting people across borders and creating opportunities for learning, activism and cooperation. Our teachers facilitate this by empowering our participants with the skills and confidence to use language to make these connections. While this is an unpaid position, Peace Boat covers the cost of visas, port fees, room and board.

Peace Boat's 117th Global Voyage will mainly travel around the Northern Hemisphere, visiting 26 ports in 23 countries. Highlights of the voyage include first visits to Ketchikan and Seward in Alaska, as well as cruising through the lush fjords of Norway and the icy fjords of Alaska. For the full ports of call list, please click the link below:
117th Global Voyage – Departs Yokohama on April 13, 2024* and returns July 25, 2024**: https://peaceboat.org/english/voyage/117-voyage


Salary and benefits

While this is an unpaid position, Peace Boat covers the cost of visas, port fees, room and board.


Requirements

Basic requirements:

18 months of relevant full-time experience teaching English and/or Spanish as a second language
Be highly advanced speakers of English (for those applying to teach English) or both English and Spanish (for those applying to teach Spanish). Note: it is not necessary to be a 'native' or 'first-language' speaker.
Be available for the duration of the voyage for which they are applying (including online training and pre-voyage orientation periods)
Be able to obtain all relevant visas required to participate in the voyage for which they are applying
For detailed position requirements, please read the GET Volunteer Teacher Information and Application Pack.



How to apply

Please download the Information & Application Pack***, found here: http://peaceboat.org/english/volunteer/GET-volunteer

Application deadline - 18:00 JST November 13, 2023! All interviews will be conducted online and will take place between November 27 - December 1, 2023.

*All successful applicants must be able to attend the pre-voyage orientation to be held in Japan or online roughly one week before the official departure date.

**Subject to change

***Please find recent updates to the Teaching Demo portion of the Application pack due to COVID 19.


Email: getprogramme@peaceboat.gr.jp



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