Job in Japan For Enthusiastic EFL Teacher

Date posted:2019-03-06 | Writer: International Education Services | Email:

Searching for a unique, CV boosting start to your TEFL career? Interested in experiencing Japanese culture first-hand? Excited by the chance to live and work in amazing Tokyo? International Education Services (IES) are looking for a highly organised, hardworking individual with excellent personable and communicative skills to join our team of 130 instructors teaching EFL in businesses and schools.


We are a market-leading communication training consultancy incorporated in 1969 in Japan. Headquartered in Tokyo, IES has almost 50 years of experience designing and conducting business, technical, order-made, and cross-cultural communication programs for Japanese corporations and national governmental organizations as well as providing English instruction in Japanese elementary and secondary schools under the jurisdiction of city/ward boards of education.


You will teach (depending on your background) several types of English communication courses (management, engineering, pharmaceutical, computer services, healthcare services, order-made, as well as general business communication skills) to employees selected by our corporate clients in Japanese industry, as well as to officials from national government ministries and agencies. You will also conduct English language lessons as an Assistant Language Teacher for young learners in public primary and secondary schools.

You will be offered an annual, renewable contract that includes:

·         Extensive training and support

·         Visa sponsorship

·         Paid vacations

·         Subsidized health insurance payments (Japan’s national plan covers 70% of medical/dental fees),

·         Contract fulfillment bonus

·         Comprehensive assistance with your work-visa submission, hotel and other arrival arrangements, finding accommodation and other settling-in challenges.


A minimum requirement when submitting documentation for securing your work-visa approval is a BA/BSc degree certificate from an accredited university and sponsorship by IES. A teaching qualification and/or TESOL/CELTA certification is advantageous. Consideration will be given to each candidate’s personality, educational background, and work experience.


English Level:  Native

AND one of the following sets to apply:

Degree: Bachelors

Years Teaching Experience: 1

TEFL Certificate such as CELTA/TESOL


Please email your cover letter, outlining your reasons for wanting to work for IES in Japan, and CV (pdf file) to Robert Strachan in Tokyo at the address given on the job heading.

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