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Users Guide to JobsinJapan.com (Employers)

JobsinJapan.com Employer’s Manual Following is a guide to help you use the JobsinJapan.com website and features more effectively and efficiently. If you have questions or need assistance in posting your job or using the site,

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Putting The Spark Back in Your English Classroom

It’s the end of the weekend, and once again you have a whole working week ahead of you. Maybe you’re wondering how Monday comes around so fast, but getting to Friday feels like running a

Teaching Outside The Classroom – School Trips

“How do I keep an eye on ten children at a time?” “I struggle to navigate through trains on my own – let alone with kids!” “They don’t understand my instructions, and I can’t speak

Teaching Babies – How To Make It Fun and Rewarding

Teaching babies can be stressful, rewarding, terrifying and exciting all at the same time. It’s also something that you are likely to encounter if you come to Japan and teach English. Unless you come to

Starting Your Own School – Introduction

For foreigners living in Japan, starting your own language school has to be the most common business considered, attempted and, in varying degrees, failed at. While the market for another English school seems to be saturated, there are many opportunities for hard-working, entrepreneurial minded foreigners in Japan.

Adapting to a Difficult School

Working as an English teacher in Japan can be an incredibly rewarding job, but sometimes your Japanese school can be really hard work. All English teachers have had bad classes. You know, those ones where

Kyoto School for Sale

Do you want to start your own school, but don’t know where to begin? There’s a big opportunity in Kyoto that you won’t want to miss out on. For someone who wants to start their

Just Arrived in Japan… and Saving Money?

When I came to Japan 8 years ago as a fresh faced new ALT, I had a thousand expectations, but three main goals: Have as much fun as possible. Visit Tokyo ASAP. Save up some

Is an All-English Classroom Good for Students?

When you start teaching in Japan, depending on the environment you’ll either be told to speak only English all the time, or you might mix the two in your own class or with a Japanese

Which Job is Right For Me: Kindergarten, Elementary, Jr High, High School or University?

Getting a teaching job in Japan isn’t just about picking the first place that pays a decent salary. If you follow that logic, you’ll probably end up in a job that makes you miserable, even

Taking Pictures with your Students

Working in Japan, especially at a school, can have a lot of complications. If you are teaching English to young learners, you need to be aware of what the expectations are in Japan. Of course

Jobsinjapan.com visits Joytalk Co., Ltd. in Tochigi

Jobsinjapan.com goes on the road to visit Joy Talk in Tochigi prefecture to see their offices in person and speak with the HR Manager and Owner about the opportunities there.

Teaching Special Needs Classes in Japan

It might not be what you are expecting, but chances are you will be teaching a special needs class, or teaching students with special needs as an English teacher in Japan. Once you get over

Classroom Management Tips from a Veteran

If you’re teaching English in Japan, classroom management will be on the forefront of your mind in a majority of your early classes. Sometimes, especially when teaching kids, you’ll find your patience stretched to its

Employer Interview: Tact Kodomomirai Co., Ltd.

With over 1,300 schools, Tact Kodomomirai is a rapidly expanding employer in Japan that hires foreigners (both domestically and from abroad). Jobsinjapan.com sits down with James Gibson and Ryo Kaizu to discuss their more well-known schools called Kids Duo and WinBe to give you a better idea of what it is like to work there.

Employer Interview: ECC Co., Ltd.

Jobsinjapan.com speaks with Derek Huber and Makiko Igarashi at ECC Co., Ltd., to talk about ECC CES (Children’s Education Section) which deals primarily with kindergarten visits and after-school visits (to kindergartens).

ECC has 1,925 branches throughout Japan is the the largest contractor for kindergarten English lessons in Japan.

Employer Interview – Cafe Company

Working in a cafe or restaurant in Japan takes a special kind of person, especially if you are a foreigner. JobsinJapan.com sits down with Mr. Nicolas Koreni, General Manager, of Cafe Company Inc., which owns and operates over 60 different brands of cafes and restaurants in Japan.

Employer Interview – Link Interac

JobsinJapan.com sits down with Mr. Kevin Salthouse, Director at Link Interac Inc. which is Japan’s largest private provider of English teachers to the public school system.

Congratulations on Completing the JET Programme… Now Here Are 9 Reasons Why I Won’t Hire You

So, you’ve decided to hang up the title as “sensei” after years of distinguished service to the worthy cause of teaching the Japanese children to actually speak English. A thankless and near impossible task but now you are ready to make the leap into the business world here in Japan.