English Teacher

Job Overview

  • Employer Type Direct Hire
  • Industry Education / Teaching
  • Salary 2,100 JPY / Hour
  • English Level Native level
  • Japanese Level Basic Level
  • Other Languages Highly desirable
  • Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Japan only
  • Visa Sponsorship Future possibility / Renewal

Job Description:

An established conversation school (eikaiwa), that mostly caters to young learners, is hiring a new teacher to replace a member of staff who’s leaving Japan.

Job Conditions:

  • Location: 5-minute walk from Yokohama station;
  • Compensation 2100 yen/hour (with yearly raises, based on performance);
  • Working hours: approx 28 hours, 5 days per week (can be increased in the future);
  • Working days: Wednesday-Friday (between 14:30-20:00), Saturday-Sunday (between 9:30-17:00);
  • Starting date: November-December 2019;
  • Transportation allowance paid.

Minimum requirements:

  • Near-Native level of English with clear pronunciation;
  • Teaching certificate/degree;
  • Fit enough to carry over 25 kg and perform dances and songs with the kids;
  • Able to learn the craft and adjust to the needs of the students;
  • Be in Japan and already have an appropriate visa;
  • Able to use MS Office and Android devices.


  • Over 1 year of experience working with children;
  • Ability to speak more than one language;
  • A parent;


  • Teach English to your learners according to school’s curriculum (textbooks, curriculum provided);
  • Actively participate in school events;
  • Communicate with parents between classes (often, in Japanese).

To apply, send an email with your cover letter to [email protected], with your CV in PDF format attached. Also, please record a video under 5 minutes long with a short self-introduction with your:

  • name, country of origin;
  • history of living in Japan (no matter how short);
  • teaching history (with main achievements);
  • hobbies (with main achievements or memorable experiences);
  • anything else you’d like to include.

Please, include the link to the video (e.g. Youtube/Google Photos) in your email body, or add it as an attachment.

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  • Full Address Five-minute walk from Yokohama station (JR line, subway, Keikyu line, Sotetsu line and Toyoko line)

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