Job Posting: Japanese Homestay Program Assistant

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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 English and Japanese —  should be able to read/write Japanese and use appropriate business language

Qualifications:
* Japanese Kentei 2 kyu, or equivalent will have preference
* 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 in the near future

We prefer candidates with the above Japanese skills, but will consider all interested candidates.

Please send your resume in English and Japanese, as well as a cover letter in both English and Japanese to educationpdx@yahoo.com
Resumes reviewed in order of receipt.

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The Portland Chapter of JETAA (The JET Program Alumni Association) was created to serve the bonds of friendship developed by the program participants. JETAA’s purpose is to achieve, through its activities, a broader and deeper understanding between Japan and the other countries participating in the program.