TEFL Teaching Job in Gifu, Japan

Date posted:2009-04-30 | Writer: Let\'s English | Email: [email protected]

Let's English, based in the beautiful prefecture of Gifu in central Japan, is looking for a native English-speaking couple for one full-time position and one part-time position. Job description: Location: Mizuho City, Gifu prefecture; Contract: One year (renewable), starting August 1st 2009. Full training provided; Salary: 238,000 yen per month for full-timer, 2,600 yen per hour for part-timer Hours: 24-26 hours per week for full-timer, 16-22 hours for part-timer; Apartment: Fully furnished apartment provided (rent subsidized and discussed in interview). There are no insidious upfront costs with Let’s English. We do not require any key money or deposits and you don’t have to pay any rent until you get your first paycheck. Holidays: Approximately seven weeks per year; Visa sponsorship: Provided Let's English is a private language school that teaches English to all age groups. Therefore, we are looking for a couple who enjoy teaching both children and adults. A real love for Japan, it's culture, and a passion for teaching are essential. We aren't looking for a couple who are solely interested in making money. Teacher support at Let's is second to none. You will get all the help you need, from a management team of foreigners, from the moment we pick you up at the airport. Although we take our jobs seriously, we also know how to let our hair down and have fun with our students. We encourage our teachers to socialize with them and we regularly hold events such as barbeques and festivals. Mizuho City offers the conveniences of a modern city combined with the delights of traditional Japan. It is ideally situated between the beautiful Japan Alps, and arguably Japan’s third largest city, Nagoya. The successful applicants will be a native English speaking, couple from either North America, Australia, New Zealand, the U.K, or South Africa. University degrees for both applicants are a must, and although not essential, some teaching experience or TEFL qualification is preferred. If you satisfy the above requirements please send a brief cover letter outlining why you want to teach in Japan, your resumes and a recent photo to Keith Crotty, email: as given on the job heading. Interested applicants are more than welcome to talk with the current teachers.

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.


There are various ways of evaluating students' needs. It is good to do an assessment test to know where a student is and to do evaluation test or tutorials to determine where the students have progressed. It is good to be able to test a student in various ways to include listening, speaking, reading and written skills. Evaluations or test should be given to determine strengths and areas that need improvement.I learned the differences between simple, past continuous, past perfect, and past perfect continuous. I learned how each can explain actions that happen at any time. Whether it would be just to tell someone someone did something, or put in more detail that action may happen today. I also learned that some irregular verbs just have to be learned by experience the language more because there isn't a rule to it.