Academic Tutor (SAT, ACT, AP, IB, A-levels, SSAT, etc.)

Job Overview

  • Employer Type Direct Hire
  • Industry Education / Teaching
  • Salary 4000+ JPY / Hour
  • English Level Native level
  • Japanese Level Not necessary
  • Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Japan only
  • Visa Sponsorship Future possibility / Renewal
We are always looking for outstanding individuals to join our tutoring and teaching team. All tutors have exceptional academic credentials and/or professional backgrounds, making Tokyo Academics one of the most inspiring educational organizations in Japan.

Who you are

  • Inspirational: You represent top universities and the requisite academic rigors for entry. You can inspire and establish credibility to high school students and their parents. 
  • Nurturing: You are committed to instilling essential academic skills to future generations, so they, too, can reach their maximum potential. 
  • Test Prep Oriented: You have the mindset to “game the system” and maximize scores: our students aim to earn high scores on the SAT, ACT, AP, IB, ISEE and SSAT to apply to competitive middle schools, high schools, and colleges.
  • Disciplined: You know when to apply a soft touch or discipline as needed. Our group classes require teachers to sometimes manage disengaged or disruptive students.
  • Academically Excellent: You have a superior record of performance academically and on standardized examinations (SAT, ACT, AP, IB, A-Levels, etc.). You have subject matter expertise across multiple subjects: math, sciences, English, etc.
  • Professional: You respond in a timely manner to important communication on various platforms (email, phone call, messenger, etc.). You communicate appropriately for internal and external needs. You can adjust to organizational structures, lines of reporting, and the right forums to address issues.
  • Passionate: You have a passion for teaching students and helping them achieve academic goals. You go above and beyond to help and mentor students to reach new educational frontiers. You may have previous teaching, tutoring, coaching, or leadership experience.
  • Team minded: You are a quick study, a strong and rapid communicator, and an energetic and collaborative team member. You have the ability to self-manage your priorities and calendar.

What you will be doing (based on your background, capability, and demand)

  • Teaching and mentoring students both one-on-one and in classes.
    • Elementary & middle school level
    • High school level
  • Following an adaptively rigorous approach to learning with the flipped classroom method as inspiration.
  • Participating in and developing innovative courses (e.g. robotics, programming, study strategies).
  • Managing the cases of your students: scheduling, goal tracking, parent communication, escalation on needs and concerns, etc.
  • Working towards opportunities for greater responsibility and commensurate compensation.
  • For those motivated and capable, discovering entrepreneurial opportunities. 

All classes and lessons are conducted in English.

Minimum 10 hour per week commitment.

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Who We Are Tokyo Academics is the passion project of a constellation of teachers, researchers, and academics in Tokyo, Japan. Since 2012, we’ve evolved from a few university friends teaching over a restaurant in Nakameguro, to... Read more >
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