Freelance Online English Instructor Positions (Outside of Japan Applicants Only)

Berlitz Japan, Inc.

Job Overview

  • Employer Type Other / Private Individual
  • Industry Education / Teaching
  • English Level Native level
  • Japanese Level Not necessary
  • Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Overseas applicants allowed
  • Visa Sponsorship No

Job Requirements

Minimum qualifications and requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • Native English ability
  • Exceptional online communication skills
  • Minimum of 4.5 hours of availability at least three days a week
  • Teaching experience (a plus but not required)

Minimum technical requirements:

  • An internet connection with 3 Mbps upload and download speeds (10 Mbps or higher is recommended for better video quality and stability)
  • A PC or laptop running the latest Windows or Mac OS
  • A high-quality headset and a camera

Job Description

We are looking for part-time Remote English Language Instructors to join our team to deliver online lessons for our customers in Japan.

Instructors for Berlitz must have exceptional communication skills and online presence. They must be able to speak English at an expert level. Instructors must be engaging, motivated and comfortable working remotely on a flexible schedule. Training is provided.

Note: Instructors must be living outside Japan and be legally able to work in the country they reside in

About The Job

Customers come to Berlitz not just to learn a language, but to experience other cultures. As a remote, freelance English Instructor you will use the Berlitz Method of instruction to create an environment where our Japan-based clientele feel comfortable experimenting in the target language and achieving their goals. We will provide an online training course where you will learn how to deliver lessons using the Berlitz Method as well as access to our learning tools and materials.


  • Prepare for your lessons by going through the provided material and deciding what should be taught and how it can be customized based on the customers' needs
  • Deliver customer-focused, online lessons on Zoom
  • Create a professional and supportive environment where customers can feel free to make mistakes and experiment with the target language
  • Document customers' attendance and progress after the lesson

We offer:

  • Flexible scheduling to fit your personal needs
  • The ability to work from home, allowing you to save time and money on your daily commute
  • Free intensive training of the Berlitz Method

**Lessons are delivered seven days a week (Monday through Sunday) 07:00 to 21:15 Japan Standard Time - we are looking for availability during these hours**

Company Information

Company Profile

Berlitz is the world’s premier language services firm, providing expertise in language instruction and cross-cultural training throughout the world. Berlitz has been teaching languages for more than 130 years. The time-proven principles of the Berlitz... read more about Berlitz Japan, Inc.

Contact Us

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