Working in Japan

Featured JobsinJapan Jobs of the Week 3/11 – 3/18

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.

First up this week is a very attractive position in the city of Gifu, with a medium sized English Conversation School. This position offers a competitive salary and multiple benefits, one of which being the ability to stay at the company cabin! Definitely one worth checking out.

  • Native English Teacher
  • Hashima, Gifu
  • 250,000 yen – 270,000 yen + performance bonus
  • Must be in Japan


More info can be found here:

Next up is a Marketing Coordinator position for Select Asset Management in Tokyo. This is a non-English teaching job which offers a great chance for career advancement.  If you’re interested in the field of finance, this is one you do not want to miss.

  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Chuo-ku, Tokyo
  • 150,000~300,000 yen per month
  • Must be in Japan
  • Business level English – Conversational Japanese


More info can be found here:

Modern English conversation school is looking for a motivated individual to teach and operate a conversation school in North Kyoto City (home of Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, pictured above). With all class materials being prepared for you, you only need to bring your enthusiasm and skills. Great benefits and a friendly working atmosphere are waiting for you!

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


Learn more at this link:

Model Language Studio has some positions open for teachers with the ability to teach through acting! As shown in the video above, this position involves acting, getting on stage, and directing your students to be able to preform! A unique and very rewarding position for sure.

  • English Through Drama Teacher
  •  Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
  • Saturday Classes (¥20,000 min)
  • Native English Speakers Only


Learn more here:—Saturday-Classes-(%C2%A520,000-min).html

Finally today, if you’re more of a travel buff than a teacher we have a position for you! Japan Panoramic Tours is hiring tour assistants who will depart from Osaka and tour the city of Kyoto. If you ever wanted to try your hand at being a tour guide, check this one out.

  • Tour Assistant for Day Tour
  • Osaka
  • 10,000 yen per day
  • Business level English, Conversational level Japanese


Learn more at this link:,-Depart-from-Osaka,-Kyoto-Day-Tour.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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