Job For Energetic EFL Teacher in Tochigi, Japan

Date posted:2018-11-21 | Writer: Banana Kids English School | Email: [email protected]

Banana Kids, an established English as a Foreign Language (EFL) school, seeks a motivated, energetic, native level 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.


Teaching hours: Maximum 25 hours per week

Working hours: 40 hours per week including teaching hours

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.


Salary: 240,000 yen

Contract completion bonus: 100,000 yen

Renewed contract for another year bonus:120,000 yen

Overtime pay: 2,000 yen per hour


Teachers follow the original Banana Kids schedule. Basically, Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays are off (we have about five working days per year that occur on weekends). Paid spring vacation (about 1 week), paid summer vacation (about 3 weeks), paid Christmas vacation (about 2 weeks).

Visa sponsorship and furnishings for your apartment provided

Driver’s license and Bachelor’s degree required


Please email your resume, cover letter, and recent picture to the address given on the job heading.

We thank all interested candidates however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Banana Kids English School

7-1-1 Suzumenomiya,




Tel +81 28-654-2833

Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching.


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