RareJob Inc.

Job Overview

  • Employer Type Direct Hire
  • Industry Education / Teaching
  • Salary ¥800 / Lesson (per 25 minute lesson [incl. tax])
  • English Level Native level
  • Japanese Level Not necessary
  • Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Japan only
  • Visa Sponsorship No

Job Requirements

Basic Outline

  • Interest in teaching students English at various levels
  • Minimal experience is required! Training is available!
  • Fluent English ability (irrespective of nationality)
  • 12 years of English educational instruction (Grade 1 to Grade 12/elementary ~ high school)
  • 6 months (ideally) or more of working experience (ideally online or offline teaching English)
  • English Proficiency Checks during the selection process:
    • PROGOS test
    • English Proficiency Test
  • Computer literate (PC skills: navigate the company platform, submit lesson reports, and follow service operating procedures)
  • Can provide a minimum of 60 lessons (25 minute lessons) per month
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Must have a valid working visa
  • Must have a Japanese bank account
  • Home-based stable internet connection and quiet environment
  • PC running Windows 10/Mac OS 10.14 or higher
    **Please be aware that we prefer applicants who are not working for any other online English Conversation schools in Japan. (Offline/Brick-and-Mortar Schools are not included in this distinction)

Job Description


  • As an online English conversation teacher at RareJob English Conversation, you will be providing one-on-one English conversation lessons mainly to Japanese students of all ages.

Lesson content

  • Providing lessons using RareJob English Conversation materials
  • Materials range from daily news article discussions to business materials

Student types

  • Beginners to advanced students

Job Outline:

  • Lessons vary from basic English to high-level English
  • All materials have a step-by-step guide for teaching and range from phonetics to business conversation
  • Minimal preparation time is required with the guide
  • Student ages can range from elementary school kids to retired adults
  • Work from home independently and choose your own schedule
  • Meet a variety of different Japanese students of various ages
  • Lessons are normally 25 minutes

Business hours

  • Lessons provided: 7 days a week
  • Lessons times: Between 6H00 and 00H55 (final lesson ends)
  • Lesson start times: Start every hour or half hour (i.e., 13H00 or 13H30)
  • Closed days: Christmas Day and New Year’s holidays (i.e., 2-3 days per year)
  • Peak lesson times:
  • Weekdays at 06:00 ~ 08:00 and 18:00 ~ 00:30
  • All day on Saturdays and Sundays


  • Contract type: Part-Time Outsourcing contract
  • Contract period: one year contract (fiscal year: April to March), contract is renewable (conditions apply)
  • Salary: 800 yen (tax included) for 1 lesson (25 minutes)
  • Payment method: The period closes at the end of each month and is paid on the last day of the following month
  • Salary sample: For 120 lessons per month: 96,000 yen (i.e., 120 x 800, including tax)

About RareJob, Inc.

  • RareJob's vision is “Chances for everyone, everywhere,” where we aim to create a foundation for people to actively participate globally and create a diverse society of people from all over the world, irrespective of international borders or language barriers
  • RareJob is also listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Standard Market and is attracting attention as an innovator in the education x technology industry (EdTech). Our English service has garnered over 1 million users and is continuously growing, with 3.4K corporations and 330 schools also utilizing our services


Kyocera Harajuku Building 2F, 6-27-8 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

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