Academic Instructor for international school students

AIM Academy

Job Overview

  • Employer Type Direct Hire
  • Industry Education / Teaching
  • Salary 2500-3000 JPY / Hour Negotiable
  • English Level Native level
  • Japanese Level Not necessary
  • Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Japan only
  • Visa Sponsorship No

AIM Academy is currently looking for committed and motivated individuals to join our team! We are an all-English after-school academy located near Ishikawacho Station & Motomachi Chukagai Station in Yokohama. This position is ideal for professionals and new graduates with a passion for teaching and helping students reach their goals.

Subject(s) that you will be teaching (depending on your background/ability and client demand):
-Elementary Language Arts (reading, writing, spelling and grammar)
-Middle School English (reading and essay writing)
-Math (elementary to calculus with the higher grades focused on the IGCSE/IB curriculum)
-Sciences (Chemistry, Physics and Biology at a level equivalent to the IB diploma)
-HW Help (English Lit, social sciences such as I&S and history, math and sciences)
-SAT prep
All lessons are taught in a 1-to-1, 1-to-3 or group setting and entirely in English.

Working hours:
Monday-Friday 15:30-20:30
The work schedule is flexible and dependent on your availability and client demand within the above working hours. Part-time and contract work (set number of hours promised per week) available.
*Exceptional candidates can be considered for a full-time position.

Students come in on a set time/day every week, so once the schedule for the trimester is decided, instructors can expect to see the same set of students weekly. Each lesson varies between 1-2 hours in length. We also have a number of students who come in for make-up lessons, so you should expect some irregular lessons to be booked throughout the month.

Start date:
August 2021
(Hours may be available prior to the start date upon negotiation.)

Starting Salary:
¥2500-3000/hour (depending on ability to teach additional lesson types)
Transportation will be compensated up to 1000 yen/day

Applicants must:
– have a strong passion for teaching and mentoring young people
– have strong interpersonal skills
– care about the student’s learning and enjoyment throughout the lesson
– be able to develop a positive rapport with students through an energetic and supportive medium
– have an interest in personal growth
– be able to conduct structured yet exciting and high powered lessons
– be a team player and be ready to contribute to making the classroom a positive environment for both the students and teachers
– be flexible to sudden changes and cancellations

Other requirements:
– is a native or fluent speaker of English
– have a valid working VISA in Japan
– have prior teaching experience

Not necessary but preferred skills:
– knowledge or experience in International Schools and the IGCSE/IB program preferred
– English-Japanese Bilinguals preferred (English proficiency is a must)

If interested, please submit your CV with a cover letter, a photo, and 2 references to [email protected]

Only those that pass the initial screening process will be notified.



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Company Information
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  • Full Address 1-25-302 Ishikawacho Naka-ku Yokohama Kanagawa
Company Profile
AIM Academy is one of the few organizations that offer academic tutoring to English speakers in Japan. Our dedicated and enthusiastic team continue to support and inspire returnees, children from multicultural backgrounds, and international schools.... Read More
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Contact Us

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