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Featured JobsinJapan Jobs of the Week 2/24- 3/3

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.

Our first job this week is from Dave and Amy English School in Saitama City. This is their first job listing ever, as people that work there tend to stay for quite a while. If working in a small school sounds like something that you want to experience, give this one a shot!

  • Native English Teacher
  • Saitama
  • 3,000 yen per hour
  • Must be in Japan

More info can be found here:

Next up, AIM Academy has a part-time position available for a academic tutor in Yokohama. This is an afterschool academy that teaches ES, JHS, and HS students. If you’d like to experience teaching a bit of everything, this is a great job for you.

  • Part-time academic tutor
  • Yokohama, Kanagawa
  • 3000~ yen per hour
  • Must be in Japan
  • Fluent in English – Japanese not required

More info can be found here:

A full-time teacher is needed in the beautiful city of Kyoto (home to Byodo-in Buddhist temple, shown above) for Modern English conversation school. All class materials are provided so the only thing you need to do is bring your enthusiasm, professionalism, and teaching skills!

  • Full-time English Teacher
  • Kyoto
  • ¥275,000 per month
  • Applicants must be in Japan
  • Must be native in English

Learn more at this link:

Brand new to the site is an awesome teaching position for KEYS English in Tokyo. This job is for energetic teachers that love educating children!

  • English Teacher
  • Chūō-ku, Tokyo
  • 230,000-250,000 yen per month
  • Visa sponsorship: Future possibility / Renewals
  • Must be a fluent speaker of English

Learn more here:,-friendly-school-in-Tokyo.html?

Finally today, Educareer is looking for a JHS/SHS English teacher for the city of Maebashi, in Gunma Prefecture (shown above). They are offering a very attractive salary for anyone that has the experience and background necessary for the position.

  • JHS/SHS English Teacher
  • Maebashi, Gunma
  • 3,200,000-5,200,000 yen per year
  • Native English Speaker
  • Conversational level of Japanese ability is a plus
  •  Must currently reside in Japan and have a proper visa
  •  Min 3 years of solo-teaching experience at secondary schools.

Learn more at this link:,-Maebashi,-Gunma-(Apr-2018).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 next week.


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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