AEON Corporation of Japan - Best of the Eikaiwas | Glassdoor.co.uk
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    "Best of the Eikaiwas"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - English As A Second Language Teacher in Tokyo
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at AEON Corporation of Japan full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    If you are interested in eikaiwa teaching, Aeon is definitely the best option. The company as a whole is organized and professional. Most of the lesson planning is done for you so you don't need to worry about creating your own lessons which was really helpful when I started out. They also know how to help new teachers start in Japan. You'll get a furnished apartment, a bank account and all of the main paperwork will...

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    Cons

    Like a lot of people have said here, it depends a lot on your branch school. The manager will make a big difference. I know that some managers speak English so they are easy to communicate with, but if you get a manager who doesn't then it can be really tough. Also, your apartment might be pretty far from the school so you will have to commute a lot. This gets twice as bad in the summer! The vacations are shorter than...

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    Advice to Management

    If a manager has a bad reputation, the head office should try to do more to help.

    AEON Corporation of Japan2019-04-20
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    "English Teacher"

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    Former Employee - English As A Second Language Teacher 
    Recommends

    I worked at AEON Corporation of Japan full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    You get to be immersed in Japanese culture, other teachers are supportive, staff are friendly, you share duties and work as a team.

    Cons

    Hours can be long, you don't get weekends off and lesson planning can take a long time until you know the format.

    AEON Corporation of Japan2018-11-14
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    "Not a working holiday"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at AEON Corporation of Japan full-time

    Pros

    Lots to do and great first working experience abroad

    Cons

    Have to use AEON apartments

    AEON Corporation of Japan2018-11-13

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