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About Kurabuchi English Village

Kurabuchi English Village is looking for hard-working, motivated individuals to come work in a diverse environment in Takasaki, Gunma. Kurabuchi English Village (KEV) offers English immersion by mentoring elementary and junior high school students by instructing about a variety of subjects in English such as: farming, hiking, outdoor activities, and international culture. KEV offers a truly unique English learning experience. Come join our team and experience a different side of Japan!


Position: English Immersion Mentor

Facility: Kurabuchi English Village

Location: Kurabuchi, Gunma, Japan

Current Opening: Immediate opening with flexible start dates

Job Description:

Mentoring and instructing kids from different parts of Japan in a multicultural environment. With a focus on improving kid’s English learning through a variety of different activities including culture days, hiking, camping, and other outdoor adventures.

Job Requirements:

– Must have graduated from and obtained a university diploma from an accredited university

– Must currently live in Japan

– Must speak English at a native level

– Must currently possess a valid visa with work permission (sponsorship for renewing is available after hiring)

– Be able to create a safe, nurturing environment where children can play and learn

– Help develop and create a curriculum that provides multiple points of entry for children and encourages their social and emotional growth.

– Be available to work on weekends

– Experience teaching and mentoring children in and outside of the classroom

– Someone who is active, healthy, and comfortable working outdoors

– Is positive, easy going, flexible, and motivated to work hard

– Understands and accepts cultural differences in the work environment


Candidates with the following attributes will be given top consideration:

– Has academic qualifications such as CELTA or TEFL certification


Mission and Core Values:

At KEV we teach our kids five important core values:

– Health

– Independence

– Self-growth

– Respect

– Seize Opportunities

Visa Sponsorship:

We provide visa sponsorship and renewal for candidates who have a degree from an accredited university.

Share Housing/ Housing Stipend:

We have rent-free shared housing available to employees (houses are separated by gender) or a partial living stipend is also available for those looking to rent on their own.


– Salaries range from 280,000 to 350,000 per month (years of relevant job experience and additional qualifications will determine starting salary)

– Commuting costs reimbursed

– 10 paid vacation days are given starting the first year of employment, with an additional day added for each contract year worked

– Summer Vacation: 3 days in August

New Year’s Vacation: December 31st-January 3rd

Spring Vacation: 3 days

– Health insurance subsidy

– Japanese language assistance is available for obtaining an apartment, purchasing a car, and other lifestyle-related support, if necessary

Work Schedule

As kids live at KEV year-round, our shifts have to cover the many hours needed to spend with the kids to give them a proper immersive experience. Shifts range from 4 hours to 15 hours. In a 31-day month, you will work about 177 hours. You are guaranteed 9 days off in a month, but often receive up to 12 days off.

Application Process:

  1. Accept and screen applicants (July 3-July 24)
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume
  4. One letter of recommendation
  5. Skype Interviews, check references (July 27-July 30)
  6. Send invites to join KEV staff for a trial weekend (August 29-30, September 5-6, September 26-27)
  7. Travel (airfare available if traveling from Hokkaido or Okinawa), lodging, and meals will be reimbursed and covered by Kurabuchi English Village.
  8. Make official offer (Around the end of September)


Submit resume, cover letter, and recommendation to:

[email protected]



More info:

English Village: https://www.kurabuchi-eigomura.jp

About Gunma: https://www.visitgunma.jp/en/

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Contact Us

Tokyo Office
C/O Global Village Media
1-7-20-B2 Yaesu, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
[email protected]