Inside Japan Podcast

Is Long-Term Teaching a Viable Career in Japan?

Is it possible to make a viable long term living as an English teacher in Japan, especially with automation coming?

This is the last in our three part series with Simon Moran. If you haven’t heard the other podcasts already, we talked about the myth of self-sponsoring a visa, and why you shouldn’t start an English school, and this time we’re going to talk about whether it is possible to make a viable long term living as an English teacher in Japan. I hope you enjoy the conversation.

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Part 1 “There’s no such thing as Self-Sponsoring your visa in Japan”: https://youtu.be/X3Vi2hE9G08
Part 2 “Don’t start an English School”: https://youtu.be/0BGE0b5lwwI

Mentioned in the podcast:
Join ETJ: https://ltprofessionals.com/etj/
Join JALT: https://jalt.org/
Join OTJ: https://onlineteachingjapan.com/

Timestamps:
00:00 Intro
01:00 Living Wage as an English Teacher in Japan?
05:18 How Can You Avoid the Glass Ceiling?
08:04 Digital Transformation in Education in Japan
15:20 Digital WON’T Replace Teachers
17:15 Japan’s English Teachers Need Modernisation
25:44 Role of English Teachers in the Future
29:34 Importance of Qualifications

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I'm Charlie and I've been in Japan since 2012. I started Live Work Play Japan to help foreigners in Japan to find their own version of success. I also wrote "The Smart Guide to Teaching English in Japan" which you can get on Amazon as a paperback or Kindle book.

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