English Teacher (including Art, Music, Cooking and Minecraft!)

UP Inc.

Job Overview

  • Employer Type Direct Hire
  • Industry Education / Teaching
  • Salary ¥280,000 / Month (TRANSPORTATION - Reimbursed. Initial 2-month training period will be an hourly rate.)
  • English Level Native level
  • Japanese Level Not necessary
  • Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Japan only
  • Visa Sponsorship Future possibility / Renewal

Job Requirements

To apply for this position, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Native or near-native English speaker
  • Within reasonable commuting distance
  • Valid working visa (sponsorship available for full-time, applicants must meet immigration requirements)

Preferred / Advantageous

English Teachers with the following experience

  • Experience teaching based on CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning)
  • Experience teaching arts – handcraft, illustration, painting, paper art, music, singing, dance, musical instruments, cooking
  • Experience teaching Minecraft, eSports
  • TESOL graduate, TEFL certificates, Celta/Delta

Key personal attributes

  • Able to work both independently and in a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to adapt to a Japanese work environment
  • A creative individual able to think on their feet
  • Motivated and eager to learn
  • Energetic and friendly
  • Passionate about teaching

Job Description

We are seeking motivated and creative teachers who would like to teach arts, music, cooking and Minecraft through English at our school. Our curriculum and teaching methods are designed so that both students and the teachers have fun in class.

Do you have a passion you want to share? We can give you that opportunity. We are looking for people to create and teach their lessons in various branches of our company based on the following lists:

English Teachers

  • Kindergarten to Elementary
  • Junior high school to High school
  • Adults



  • Senrichuo, Osaka.
  • Okamoto, Kobe

Work schedule

  • Must work on Saturdays
  • 5 days a week from Tuesdays through Saturday
  • 35 hours a week (30 working hours & a 60-minute break each day)

Yearly schedule & holidays

  • Employees must be flexible in scheduling, especially during Japanese school vacation periods
  • About half of the national holidays are work days for our branches
  • 120 scheduled days off
  • 10 paid vacation days after 6 months (with over 80% attendance)
  • Time off during Golden Week, summer and New Year’s


  • Teach English and prepare for the class
  • Help to plan and develop English teaching materials
  • Plan, prepare and carry out seasonal events (Summer/Halloween/Christmas/etc.)


  • 1-year (or more) contract with renewal and long term extension opportunities as well as salary increase opportunities based on performance.
  • Probationary period (About 2 months for FULL-TIMERS)

To apply

Please include the following information through Jobs in Japan

  1. Cover letter and resume
  2. Clear and recent photograph
  3. Name of your nearest train station

*Applicants missing any of the above will not be considered

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Japan, Osaka, Toyonaka, Shinsenri Higashimachi, 1 Chome−1−3, senritoヨミウリ

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Company Information

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UP Inc. is a well-established education brand in the Kansai district. We are currently expanding our English programs in new and exciting ways. About us UP inc. is a part of Benesse group, and we... read more about UP Inc.
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Contact Us

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