- Employer Type Direct Hire
- Industry Education / Teaching, Service Industry
- Salary ¥200,000 - 260,000 yen monthly, 1,700 yen to 3,000 yen per hour scheduled (45 mins lesson + 15 mins prep) / Lesson Promotion : available according to the performance
- English Level Native level
- Japanese Level Not necessary
- Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Japan only
- Visa Sponsorship No
SSEA, often mentioned as the ideal workplace for Westerners living in Japan
Why do more instructors choose SSEA as an ideal workplace?
・Truly diverse atmosphere managed not only by Japanese but also by Westerners
・Close knit relationships and cooperation among all members
・Relaxed attire regulation (Suits and ties are not required.)
・Everybody is respected as an individual and isn’t treated as disposable
・Competitive hourly payment (1,700 to 3,000 yen, over 2,000 yen on average )
・Competitive monthly payment (200,000 to 260,000 yen a month)
・Moderate working hours (5 to 7 hours a day)
・Generous holidays (Annually 125 days or more)
・3 long vacations (7 day holiday or longer during GW, summer and winter)
・No split shifts (Off on Sundays and Mondays)
・Stable and predictable schedule
・Promotion opportunities (Some work as managers or executives.)
Why are we able to achieve the above working conditions?
・Half of the executive team members are not Japanese.
・SSEA knows our employees are our number one asset.
・Executives know a comfortable environment will create a better business.
・The success of SSEA enables us to offer better pay and environment to employees.
What SSEA wants to accomplish
・Change Japanese conversational education and environment
・Mutual understanding and contribution to the people in an international society
・Create a fair and diverse workplace which separates us from other schools
・Make students and employees happy
Our operating principle
・Students First, Employees Second, Profits follow at the end.
・Be the right person before a business person.
Ideal applicants are someone
・who can teach English sincerely and politely,
・who can maintain a good rapport with our Japanese students.
・who aim to stay in Japan long-term and are interested in building an understanding of Japanese culture and customs in order to better relate to their students.
What is required to apply
・Holding valid working visa
(Japanese National, Permanent Resident, Spouse or Child of Japanese National, Engineer/Specialist in Humanities/International Services)
・English as their mother tongue
・Future goal you want to attain at SSEA
・Hospitality as a service related worker
・Resume/CV with a portrait photo
What is NOT required to apply
・Japanese proficiency (Preferred but not mandatory at the current moment)
・Teaching experience (Preferred but not mandatory as long as you are a person who likes new challenges.)
・English teaching to students (from elementary school age to seniors)
・Preparation of classes and curriculum
・Collection of tuition fees
Tues to Fri : 12:45pm to 8:45pm (with an hour break, occasionally to 9:45pm)
Saturday: 8:45am – 4:45pm (with an hour lunch break)
*We set 15 mins gap between classes, and assign up to 5 classes in a row, up to 7 classes a day, to take care of our instructors with a good break to refresh.
1,700 yen to 3,000 yen (dependent on type of class and number of students) per hour scheduled (45 mins lesson + 15 mins prep)
Example from our instructors
Approximately 2,000～2,100 yen on average per 45 mins class,
200,000～260,000 yen for a month (after most slots are filled with students)
5 to 6 working hours a day on average
Paid up to 800 yen per day
3 month probationary period, then 6 months. Second contract 1 year upon renewal. We welcome new teammates who will be working with us for years.
SevenSeas English Academy
1 minute walk from Fujimidai station off the Seibu Ikebukuro line.
1 minute walk from Ekoda station off the Seibu Ikebukuro line, 10 minute walk from Shin-Egota station off the Toei-Oedo subway line, or 10 minutes walk from Kotake-Mukaihara station off the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho and Fukutoshin subway lines.
1 minute walk from Chikatetsu-Akatsuka station off the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho and Fukutoshin lines, or 3 minutes walk from Shimoakatsuka station off the Tobu Tojo line.
It is you who will establish our future, and we look forward to meeting our new teammate!
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