English Teacher Needed in Yamaguchi, Japan

Date posted:2023-06-04 | Writer: Shunan English School | Email: [email protected]

Shunan English School (SES) in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan, is seeking one native English speaker to start a full-time teaching position on August 1, 2023 for a monthly salary of 250,000 yen with a contract completion bonus of 50,000 to 100,000yen.

A bachelor's degree from a four-year university is required, as well as a valid driver’s license. A TESOL certificate or similar teaching qualification and experience teaching English as a second language are preferred.

A company car is provided and, for a small insurance fee, is available for private use. National health insurance is available, or, if employees wish, they may purchase health insurance from a private company. If a teacher rents an apartment through SES, the key money and deposit will be paid by SES. In addition, SES management will provide language support to teachers to ease the fulfillment of financial obligations, such as the payment of monthly bills.

Teachers sign a contract for one year, with the option to extend the contract at the completion of its term upon mutual agreement of all parties.

SES, is a privately-owned company with a staff of both native English speakers and English-speaking Japanese teachers. We have been providing instruction in English and other foreign languages since 1972.  The main SES office is located in Shunan, and there are other branches in surrounding local cities. In addition to classes taught at its offices, SES dispatches teachers to elementary, junior and senior high schools, colleges, corporate offices, community centers, and private homes. SES also provides translation services.

Shunan is located on the southern coast of Yamaguchi Prefecture. It has a population of approximately 150,000 people. Located in western Japan, Yamaguchi has many historic sites and beautiful natural locations, including islands, beaches, mountains and parks. Shunan enjoys a mild climate year-round and is relatively safe from earthquakes and typhoons due to its protected location in the Seto Inland Sea.

If you would like to apply, please send the following documents to the email address in the job heading:

1) a résumé with your Skype ID
2) a cover letter
3) a copy of the picture page of your passport
4) a copy of your university transcript(s)
5) a copy of your college diploma
6) one letter of reference
7) copy of your home country or Japanese driver’s license