English Teacher (Straight day shift, no weekends or evenings)

American English School

Job Overview

  • Employer Type Direct Hire
  • Industry Education / Teaching
  • Salary 2,500 JPY Hour
  • English Level Native level
  • Japanese Level Not necessary
  • Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Japan only
  • Visa Sponsorship No

Job Requirements:

  • Appropriate work visa required.
  • University degree (BS/BA) required.
  • Classroom experience teaching ESL to Japanese adults.
  • Candidates must be located within 30 minutes of Tachikawa JR Station.
  • Native English Speakers. 
  • Dedicated, professional, enthusiastic and creative.
  • Familiar with Google Drive/Google Sheets.
  • Teacher needed from November 01, 2021 for 2 days per week (Tuesdays & Thursdays), 6 hrs./each day.
  • November 01, 2021 thru March 31, 2022 teaching contract.
  • Renewable (multiple times) 6- month contract possible thereafter.

Job Description:

American English School (A.E.S.) is a highly respected language school offering English instruction to corporations in the Tachikawa/Hachioji/Ome areas.  You will not be singing songs, changing diapers and entertaining children.  You will be training business people in a professional setting.

  • Location is at the Japanese Corporation (you will be teaching at the same location for the duration of the contract period) which is located within a short walk from JR train station. We have been teaching at this same location consistently since April 2012.

Duties and details

  • Implement the lessons provided by our school in a professional manner adding your professionalism, personality and creativity.
  • Teaching conversational and business English to Japanese engineers.
  • Training will be provided as needed.
  • All classes are private (one-on-one) 60-minute lessons.
  •  Teaching schedule is from 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Includes an unpaid lunch period from 12:00 – 12:45 and an unpaid break from 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • You will have your own private classroom provided at our client’s site.
  • All lesson materials will be provided by our school.


  • Successful candidates will not be required to work weekends or have any other duties besides teaching the classes.
  • Teachers will occasionally be offered extra days (on scheduled days off) to substitute for one of our teachers.
  • Public transportation cost will be reimbursed.
  • Paid vacation/vacation pay in accordance with the Japan Labor Law for part-time employees.

Contracts and Pay

  • The position is a fixed contract as stated above.
  • The contract is renewable as a 6-month contract multiple times for the right teacher.
  • Salary will be paid on a monthly basis at 2,500 yen/hour.  This is for hours worked during your shift, therefore, if the student at the company cancels the class, you still get paid the same rate.
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Company Information

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American English School G.K. (A.E.S.) is an English language school providing one-on-one private lessons to Japanese company employees at the clients’ facilities.  Our curriculum is based on the Cummulative Learning Technique (CLT), which teaches all... 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]