Working in Japan

Featured JobsinJapan Jobs of the Week 2/11 – 2/17

Each week, we share just a few of the awesome jobs available here on Jobs in Japan to help you find your first, or next, awesome Job in Japan. Click each link to learn more

Each week, we share just a few of the awesome jobs available here on Jobs in Japan to help you find your first, or next, awesome Job in Japan. Click each link to learn more about any position you think seems interesting, and be sure to check out other jobs  and submit your resume so awesome employers can find you as well.

Let’s get to it.


The first featured item this week is more than a job, it’s an opportunity to run your own business! If the thought of having your own students come to your own school sounds like something you would be interested in, be sure to check this one out.

Kyoto School for Sale

Spike and Ai English take up the next spot, with a position here in Kanagawa. For anyone with at least 2 years of teaching experience that is interested in working with children, this is one you definitely do not want to miss.

  • International After School Teacher
  • 290,000-320,000 yen per month
  • Overseas Applicants Allowed
  • Fluent in English – Japanese not required

More info can be found here:

Next on our list is a English Teaching position for children in the always bustling city of Osaka. Minerva English Schools are looking for someone to start ASAP, so if this seems to be up your alley don’t wait, apply now!

  • English Teacher for Children
  • 2,000-2500 yen per hour
  • Applicants must be in Japan
  • Must be fluent in English, have a basic level of Japanese

Learn more at this link:

Next up, Joytalk is looking for a few good Assistant Language Teachers for the Kanto Region. With overseas applicants being allowed, this is a great opportunity for anyone not yet in Japan to get their foot in the Japanese door with a great job.

  • Assistant Language Teacher
  • Saitama Area
  • 200,000 – 250,000 yen per month
  • Overseas applicants allowed
  • Must be a native speaker of English

If you’d like to learn more about where you’d be working, be sure to check out the video before learning more about the position here:–Kanto-Region,-Overseas-Applicants-Welcome.html

Want to work in Japan but not interested in teaching English? Well this next position might be of interest to you. Used vehicle exporter AA Japan is looking for sales executives that are native in Russian or Spanish and are fluent in English. If you’re more of a salesman than an English teacher, this is definitely for you.

  • Sales Executive, Car Exporter
  • Yokohama, Kanagawa
  • 160,000 plus commission per month
  • Must be in Japan to apply
  • Fluent in English – Native Russian OR Spanish speakers

Learn more at this link:,-Car-Exporter-(Russian-and-Spanish-native-speakers).html

Finally today, Link Interac is looking for a Managing Consultant to help out with HR, training, planning and administrative actions starting in April 2018. This position would be ideal for someone that already has teaching experience in Japan and is looking for a good next step in their career. (Interac has many open positions so be sure to check them out here)

  • Managing Consultant
  • Tokyo
  • 3600000 yen per year
  • Fluent in English
  • N3 or equivalent Japanese
  • 2 years experience teaching or one year as an ALT
  • Valid driver’s license required

Learn more at this link:—Link-Interac.html



And that’s a wrap! Be sure to check out our other great positions here, and if you haven’t already, submit your resume here so our great employers can find you!

Have a great week and I will see you in 7 days.


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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