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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.

  •  Teaching Positions in Chiba & Sapporo, Japan


    Writer: IB Japan Co. Ltd. | Email: [email protected]

    IB Japan is looking for native-speakers of English with a profound desire to live in Japan and enhance their teaching skills. We are seeking such individuals for positions in Autumn 2022.

    The Sapporo, Hokkaido position is at a prestigious sports center working with the coaching staff and teaching primarily children. This position is intended for active, athletic, and fitness-oriented individuals that would like to teach in a unique setting. Our special program in Sapporo gives all children of all ages a special opportunity to stay fit while learning English!

    The Chiba position places you closer to Tokyo in a more urban setting. The position requires a teacher comfortable teaching all ages from 3 years old to adult. Class sizes are from 1 to 8. Here are some reasons why Chiba is so...   Read more

  •  Teaching Positions Available in Japan from October/November


    Writer: Tamaki TEFL Recruitment | Email: [email protected]

    At Tamaki TEFL Recruitment (TTR), we represent one of the top language schools in Japan. This is a private language school position so the class sizes are much smaller than what you would find in a public school. The teaching style is very active and the use of songs, flashcards, games are all part of the lesson. If you have a lot of energy, this is the right match for you!
    This role is teaching young learners from the age range of 2 years to 15 year olds, but the majority of the lessons would focus on 6-12 year old students. There will also be some lessons with children that are 1 years old and for these lessons the parents would be there too. The class sizes are relatively small and are usually 6-10 students per group. We are seeking teachers who are genuinely enthusiastic and...   Read more

  •  English Instructors Wanted in Japan


    Writer: NOVA | Email: [email protected]

    For a year or a career, it's an experience of a lifetime! Discover Japan teaching English with NOVA.

    Do you want to be part of something special, in one of the world’s most exciting and advanced locations? Want to experience a different culture and lifestyle? Gain some work experience in the field of education?

    Come work with us as a Language Instructor at Nova Japan!

    •    Selecting, planning, and conducting lessons for kids and adults
    •    Monitoring student performance and reporting on student progress
    •    Performing demonstration lessons and level assessments for new or potential students
    •    Promoting available products and services
    •    Maintaining a clean, comfortable, and welcoming environment

    •    Education Required: Bachelor
    •    Major: ANY
    •    Degree...   Read more

  •  ESL Teaching Position in Yokohama, Japan


    Writer: International School of English | Email: [email protected]

    International School of English–Yokohama, Japan. A reputable language school with a history of 26 years serving the local community is seeking talented young fresh professional ESL teachers starting this summer. As the borders are now fully open we are accepting applicants from overseas. Candidates must be native English speakers, hold a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent from an accredited university.

    We have two beautiful campuses located in Aobadai and Tama Plaza Both campuses are located on the Denentoshi line just minutes from Tokyo and Central Yokohama.

    We are seeking teachers that have the ability and skill set to teach adults as well as young learners. Strong consideration will be given to candidates with experience teaching adults, children K-12 and business English. We...   Read more

  •  Full Time English Teacher Wanted in Kanazawa, Japan


    Writer: Lesson4u | Email: [email protected]

    Lesson4u is a privately-owned school in Kanazawa, Japan, currently with three schools in the local area. We teach everyone from age three and up, We are looking for people who genuinely enjoy people, and who are really good (or, can be!) at teaching. We’re local born-and-bred, and care for and enjoy our students and our area more than can be explained here.

    The candidate we’re looking for is able to engage and jump around with kids, and then walk into class with a researcher without missing a beat. They are fun to talk to, knowledgeable, have a good understanding and interest in English linguistically, and are good on their feet. We’re looking for someone who can be both a resource and a friend to our students - as well as a resource and a helping hand to the team. Attitude and...   Read more

  •  Full-Time English Teacher Needed in Japan


    Writer: FE Institute | Email: [email protected]

    Use your TEFL skills to teach English in Japan. Full-time position, 25-28 teaching hours/week, five days/week. Teaching students ranging from age 4 to adult. 50% of classes are with children; kindergarten to grade 9.  Attend weekly and ad hoc meetings. Prepare lesson plans and reports.

    FE Institute has been operating for more than 20 years, and can best be described  as a comfortable place to work, and has a good selection of useful and effective teaching resources. Students at FE Institute are all highly motivated and often above the normal level for their age group.


    -University degree

    -experience teaching reading skills and Eiken to young learners

    -EFL teaching qualification/certificate required


    Salary, benefits and accommodation:
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  •  Teaching Job in Utsunomiya, Japan with Advancement Opportunities


    Writer: Adventure English | Email: [email protected]

    Adventure English is a family owned and operated private English conversation school located in Utsunomiya, Tochigi, Japan. Our school is about 45minutes from Tokyo by bullet train and about 90 minutes by local train.

    Most of our students are in preschool or elementary school. We are a sister school with the Pacific Language School in Tokyo, and use the PLS system to teach kids English. Our school opened in 2016. Our school is growing quickly with about 260 students.

    We need help. That`s where you come in. We`re looking for a friendly native English speaker, to teach English to small children. You must love playing with kids, be willing to learn the PLS system, and be able to tolerate life in Japan. You must have a bright and friendly smile and have a real passion for teaching children...   Read more

  •  Full Time English Teacher - Utsunomiya, Tochigi, Japan


    Writer: Banana Kids English school | Email: [email protected]

    Energetic TEFL Teacher Needed in Japan to start in March 2022

    Banana Kids, an established English as a Foreign Language (EFL) school seeks motivated, energetic, native English speaker to teach children. Our school has been operating for over 22 years and is located in Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture. Utsunomiya is about 100 km north of Tokyo.

    Banana Kids English lesson:

    1. We strive to make a comfortable atmosphere for Japanese children to become comfortable with English and their foreign teachers. Lessons generally take place at local kindergartens.
    2. Foreign teachers work together with Japanese teachers to provide a conversational English lesson. Dealing with young children it is required that teachers be energetic and enthusiastic.

    We provide:
    Salary: 240,000 yen
    Contract completion bonus:...   Read more

  •  Qualified English Teachers Needed in Nagoya, Japan


    Writer: ABC Plus English School | Email: [email protected]

    Use your TEFL skills to teach English at ABC Plus in Nagoya, Japan. We are currently looking for a qualified applicant for a full-time English conversation teaching position in Nagoya starting on November/December, 2021.

    If you are interested in the position, we'd like to hear from you!


    1. Position:  Full-time English Teacher
    2. Contract:  One-year renewable contract*
    3. Maximum 25 classes of lessons per week (Each class lasts 45 or 50 minutes)
    4. Five days a week with 2 consecutive days off (Either Saturday/Sunday or Sunday/Monday)
    5. Salary:  250,000 - 270,000 yen per month
    6. Location:  Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture

    *Starting date can vary due to COVID-19 related border restrictions.


    1. Visa sponsorship
    2. Approximately six weeks holidays
    3. One year contract completion...   Read more

  •  Assistant Language Teacher Needed in Japan


    Writer: Heart Corporation | Email: [email protected]

    Ready for your next big adventure?!

    Why not help teach English in Japan, as an Assistant Language Teacher!

    We are seeking enthusiastic teachers and graduates for the 2022 Japanese schools year.

    We are always looking for candidates who have a passion for teaching and are willing to assist Japanese students in fulfilling the dreams of speaking with you without the fear of making a mistake. They may not know it at first, but your voice will help propel them into the world of English at a young age.

    Assistant Language Teacher(ALT)

    The role of an ALT has two main duties: Providing fun and effective English lessons and Internationalizing Japanese youth. Japanese youth have very few opportunities to interact with foreigners, let alone practice English communication. Having direct experience and...   Read more

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