japan TEFL jobs in Japan

Teach and Travel in Japan

The TEFL jobs market in Japan is possibly the largest in the world. With tens of thousands of TEFL teachers required year after year. Teaching in Japan is often a pleasant experience. Expect to work hard and earn well. There are many online resources for finding TEFL jobs in Japan. If you run a quick search on Google, you’ll find hundreds of TEFL jobs in Japan at any one time. TEFL jobs are plentiful in every city and town. Choose your preferred location before hand and the chances are you will find a TEFL job there. Should you need to, seek direct school contacts from online language school directories. For further particulars, visit Teaching English in Japan. View job offers on the following pages to gain an insight into TEFL jobs in Japan.

  •  English Instructor


    Writer: NOVA | Email: [email protected]

    Contract Length: 1 yearNumber of Vacancies: 30Student Level:All LevelsEligible Candidates:University Graduate, Licensed Teacher, ESL InstructorSchool Requirements:Education Required: BachelorMajor: AnyWork Visa Eligibility: United States (USA), United Kingdom (UK), Canada, South Africa, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica
    Qualifications:Degree HolderTEFL/TESOL certificateFluent English speakerPositive and professional attitudeMust have the financial capability to support themselves for the first few weeks upon arrival in Japan before the first paycheck is issued. We recommend having a minimum of 200,000 Yen (1,300 USD) as initial funds to cover living expenses, accommodation, and other essentials. This can be discussed further in the interview.
    Job Benefits:Very competitive...   Read more

  •  PYP Teacher


    Writer: Aoba-Japan International School | Email: [email protected]

    Aoba-Japan International School is a leading educational institution based in Asia Japan. We offer an international education that prepares students for success in the global community. Our school follows the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP), which focuses on developing critical thinking, creativity, and communication skills.
    We are currently seeking a qualified and experienced PYP Japanese teacher to join our team of dedicated educators. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching Japanese language to elementary/primary school students following the IB PYP curriculum.
    Skills and Qualifications:
    - Bachelor's degree in Education or related field- TEFL/TESOL preferred- Minimum 3 years of experience teaching Japanese at the elementary/primary level   Read more

  •  Preschool Educator - Tokyo


    Writer: Heart Corporation | Email: [email protected]

    Heart Corporation is on the lookout for dedicated individuals to join our team and work in preschools across the vibrant Kanto Area, including Tokyo, Kawasaki, and Yokohama as well as career-changing projects.
    Position Available: Preschool Educator and More!
    Preschool Lessons
    Inspire young minds with engaging lessons for just one hour a day. Immerse yourself in the joy of teaching and witness the growth of these little learners through song and dance.
    Online Lessons For Elementary And Junior High Students
    Connect with students worldwide through our online platform. Help Japanese youth internationalise by participating in interactive sessions, including viewing presentations, sharing about your country, and engaging in listening tests.
    Human Resource Interviewer
    Play a vital role in our...   Read more

  •  Teaching Opportunity at Nursery Schools in Kanagawa!


    Writer: Human Academy Co., Ltd | Email: [email protected]

    We are looking for bright and lively teachers for our two-hour morning lessons for our nursery school in Yokohama City. This is a part-time position for two hours during the morning on Wednesdays. Since we take care of small children, people who love working with kids and have experience are especially welcome!

    【Job Description】
    ・Give engaging lessons using songs, games, and simple flashcards to 2~6-year-old students.
    ・The 2-hour lesson time is split into 4 blocks of 30-minute lessons (repeated).
    ・Typical lessons include the alphabet, phonics songs, thematic flashcards, and a picture book.
    ・Curriculum (including lesson plans/props) are fully provided.
    ■ Benefits
    ・Salary: Hourly wage of around 3,000 yen
    ・Transportation expenses are fully paid
    ・Training provided

    ・Valid working visa...   Read more

  •  Teach English in Japan


    Writer: Nova | Email: [email protected]

    Want to be part of something special, in one of the world’s most exciting and advanced places? Want to experience a different culture and lifestyle? Come work with us as a Language instructor at NOVA Japan!
    NOVA is perfect for candidates of all levels of experience, whether completely new to teaching or already accomplished in the teaching field. Career advancement opportunities are available to all, regardless of experience.As an English Instructor, you will have the opportunity to inspire and educate students from various levels of English ability, helping them develop their English language skills and achieve their academic goals.
    Our teaching positions generally involve teaching one to one and small group lessons to both children and adults. The maximum group size for adults is...   Read more

  •  Additional Educational Needs Coordinator (SEN/EAL for Preschool - Grade 12)


    Writer: Saint Maur International School | Email: [email protected]

    We are seeking a qualified and experienced Special Education Needs/Learning Support Teacher (SEN) who also has expertise in teaching English as an Additional Language (EAL). The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in ensuring that tailored available support is provided as appropriate to students and seeing that adequate guidance is given to the student, family, and teachers through our SEN services and our EAL support. The position entails preparing and managing Individualised Education Plans (IEPs) for students and reports showing progress and maturity, ongoing goal setting, areas of need, self-advocacy, and to the degree possible, self-reliance.
    The Coordinator should have the:-
    - experience in supporting students with special educational needs (SEN) or English as an...   Read more

  •  Preschool English Teacher


    Writer: B-cause Bangladesh., Ltd | Email: [email protected]

    B-cause, Inc. provides translation service from English, Spanish, Korean, Chinese, and other major languages into Japanese, as well as translation from Japanese into other foreign languages.
    B-cause features over 50,000 registered native speakers both in Japan and around the world. 
    B-cause also deals with foreign staff fluent in Japanese from around the world. We are an employment agency for highly specialised job-hunters with successful placement in industries and fields of every sort. Get in touch with our exclusive experienced advisors.
    The RoleTeach English to preschool children

    Work location
    Utsunomiya Tochigi, Japan
    Working Hours
    09:00 – 18:00
    Working Condition
    1 year contract, renewable
    2 days off per week
    Government holidays
    Summer vacation
    250,000JPY per month
       Read more

  •  Teach at a University in Japan!


    Writer: Westgate Corporation | Email: [email protected]

    Spring 2024 Now Recruiting - Candidates welcome from within Japan or abroad!
    We are seeking highly motivated educators to teach English at universities in Japan. This unique opportunity is for bright teachers eager to enrich their teaching skills while realising the dream of exploring a foreign country.QUALIFICATIONS:
    - University graduates with a bachelor's and/or more advanced degree, plus one of the following:
    a) experience teaching EFL/ESL in a classroom environment, along with a teaching certificate (TEFL/TESL/TESOL) and/or teaching credentials or qualifications (elementary/primary/secondary)
    b) 1000+ hours of EFL/ESL classroom teaching experience in lieu of teaching certificates, credentials or qualifications
    * No Japanese language ability is required.CONTRACT PERIOD:
    - SPRING TERM --...   Read more

  •  EFL Teacher - Takasaki, Japan


    Writer: GLC-LA | Email: [email protected]

    GLC-LA is looking for a full-time EFL teacher starting on 1st April 2024.

    Contract: One year, The Contract is extended for another year at GLC-LA’s discretion.

    Working conditions:

    1. Teaching average 25 hours/week Total 100 hours/month, Monday through Friday, or Tuesday through Saturday
    1. Teaching time: Mostly afternoons: 2:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Some morning instruction may be required temporary

    Job description:

    1)  Teaching EFL at, GLC-LA and other locations such as corporations or companies.
    2)  Teaching kindergarten children, elementary school children, junior high & high school students and adults.
    3)  Developing teaching materials for adults, or finding suitable textbooks, matching the students’ needs
    4)  Helping children develop their presentations for “English Recital’ and helping them...   Read more

  •  Full Time English Teacher Needed in Japan


    Writer: Squbee English | Email: [email protected]

    We have a full time English teaching position available. Squbee English is located in Tokushima, Shikoku, Japan. The closest large cities are Kobe and Osaka. Squbee English has about 200 students ranging from toddlers to adult students. It has a history of 41 years. We are looking for an energetic teacher, able to teach classes to young children through adults. Candidates who are excited about teaching young children are especially desirable.  

    Starting date is April 1st 2024.
    A suitable teacher should have a university degree in any field. A TEFL/TESOL certificatation would be an advantage. The salary is 250,000yen per month. There is an average of 25 teaching hours per week, with a maximum of 30 hours. The teacher works 5 days per week (from Tues to Sat).
    We have a generous paid...   Read more

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