Starting a Language School

School for Sale in Osaka!

We’ve found a school for sale, so if you’re looking to get into business for yourself, you can skip the first two rungs on the ladder and get started with a school that already has 40 students!!!

Some details for you:

Asking price for the school: ¥850,000

Nearby Station: Izumiotsu (Nankai Line)

The school is growing and has 40 students. Currently, it is open four days a week from Tuesday to Friday but can be opened up to seven days a week if you want. There is ample room for expansion of classes and hours, so there is great potential for increased future income.

The school is in a great location only 2 minute’s walk from Izumiotsu Station (Nankai Line). The students are a mix of adults, HS, JHS, and elementary school kids and all the students are easy to work with and friendly. School days usually start from mid-late afternoon and run until 10pm, with Wednesday being the busiest day of the week.

An opportunity to get out of the grind and start building your own thing!

It could also work for people looking to do evening classes while having another source of income, keeping it light until you decide to grow it to a full-time business. All training, materials, furnishings, classroom, and office location are included in the price.

If you’re interested in purchasing this school, get in touch!


    Peter Lackner is the Managing Partner at and has had management-level positions at major job boards in Japan including:, GaijinPot, CareerEngine (formerly eCentral) and currently the managing partner at

    Running a job board gives Peter the opportunity to speak with employers and job seekers every day and find out why some are successful and others are not. Speaking to both employers and job seekers has given Peter the ability to be able to see both sides of the hiring process. This is why JobsinJapan exists - to help job seekers find the jobs they want and employers to find the candidates they need. 

    Peter is active in the ETJ (English Teachers in Japan organization), a member of JALT’s School Owners SIG and currently on the Board of Directors of the Tokyo Association of International Preschools.

    You can often find Peter speaking to groups on how to get a new or better job, and to employers on how to avoid making a bad hire.

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