TEACH ABROAD - Himeji, Japan

Phoenix Sister Cities, in cooperation with our Sister City in Himeji, Japan, seeks applicants to fulfill 1-2 year contracts with the Himeji Board of Education from August through July each school year.
 
Eligibility
Program eligibility requires U.S citizenship and permanent residency within the Greater Phoenix metropolitan area. Applicants attending college elsewhere are eligible to apply if their permanent residence is within the Greater Phoenix metropolitan area. 

 
Education Requirements
Adults with an accredited four-year degree are invited to apply to travel to Himeji, Japan. Degrees may be in any major/subject. A background in teaching is not required. Experience with the Japanese language is not required.

Current undergraduate students graduating in May are eligible for the program. Due to visa timelines, we cannot accept applicants graduating during the summer term.

 
Mandatory Pre-Departure Training
Program participants are required to undergo a series of in-person pre-departure trainings focused on document preparation, assimilating to life in Japan, work duties, and more. The 2021 trainings are scheduled to take place virtually.

Please visit the 2021 Teach Abroad Calendar for details: https://www.phoenixsistercities.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/2021-Teach-Abroad-Calendar.pdf


Deadline
The application deadline for the 2021 program is February 19, 2021 at 11:59pm.
 
 
Application Fee
$25 Non-refundable application fee is required prior to the application deadline on February 19, 2020. Application fees may be paid online, over the phone, or by mail.

Make checks payable to Phoenix Sister Cities. Mail check to: Phoenix Sister Cities ATTN: Teach Abroad 200 W. Washington St. 19th Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85003
 
Make payment through the phone at: 623-326-5420. Phone payments cannot be made after 5:00pm on February 19.

Make online payments at https://www.phoenixsistercities.org/item/donation/. Make a payment of $25 dollars and, at check-out, note that the payment is for the Teach Abroad program.

All payments must be received (not postmarked) prior to the application deadline.

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