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Full - Time Teaching  Jobs Abroad

K&F English Academy- Head Teacher / Manager

Listing Date: 5/18/2018

Details For Teaching Jobs Abroad:  Midsize school with over 200 students, 3 full time teachers and 2 staff.  Binational or married couples with a Japanese spouse are encouraged to apply. 

Start Date: June

Location(City & Prefecture): Mihara Hiroshima

Pay & Benefits:

  •  FT starting @ Y275,000 a month 
  • Visa sponsorship available, 
  • 5 weeks paid vacations, training, strong support team, furnished house at Y68,000 a month.

Applicant Qualifications

  •  Unique opportunity for a mature and dedicated Native English Speaker, BA/BS with 3 or more years’ experience teaching all ages in Japan. 
  • TEFL qualification not required but preferred.
  •  Japanese speaking ability preferred. 
  • Applicant NOT required to reside in Japan

Contact and Procedure:
Apply by e-mail with Resume/CV, cover letter, photo, Skype address and two teaching references contactable by e-mail or phone. Only successful candidates will receive contact.

Contact Name: Kevin Mushinsky
Contact Tel: 0848-67-5962
Contact Fax: 0848-67-5962
Contact E-mail: kevin@kf-ac.com
Contact Address: K&F English Academy, M Stadium 102, 1-11-1 Chome wada


Nova Holdings

Listing Date: 5/17

Details For Teaching Jobs AbroadTeach in one of the biggest English School in Japan. Both full-time and part -time applications accepted.University degree or equivalent. 250 school branches.

Positive and professional attitude. An interest in Japan and its culture or language Want to be part of something special, in one of the world’s most exciting and advanced places? Want to experience a different culture and lifestyle? Gain some work experience in the field of education?

Teach up to eight 44-minute conversational English lessons a day, five days a week to children and adults.Teach specialized courses including TOEIC, TOEFL, business and travel also teach "Voice" conversation room lessons.

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Through out Japan- all prefectures

Pay & Benefits

  • Pay & Benefits: USD 2000 - 2400 competitive remuneration
  • Company accommodation
  • Paid transportation to and from work
  • Comprehensive training provided
  • Visa sponsorship available

Applicant Qualifications

  • Applicant Qualifications: Bachelor
  •  TEFL desired but not required 
  • Japanese speaking ability not required

Contact and Procedure:

Contact E-mail: hiroaki_shiotani@lastresort.co.jp

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English Academy & HK International Preschool

Listing Date: 5/6/2018

Details For Teaching Jobs AbroadHK International is an English immersion preschool/kindergarten; a total learning environment with a solid curriculum and intensively interactive program which allows overall and individualized goals. Hours are leisurely, using team teaching and a simple routine. Teachers must interact with students on a fairly constant basis throughout the day. English Academy classes are traditional language classroom style for kindergarten and above. Energetic outgoing personalities. 

Start Datelate June 2018. 

LocationMatsuyama (Ehime)

Applicant Qualifications: Hiring full & part time teachers of spoken English (native level ability)

Contact and Procedure:
Contact: Marin Burch, Principal; mailto:marinbu@post.harvard.edu with CV, cover letter, recent photo, current visa status etc.


Piccadilly English School

Listing Date: 5/6/2018

Details For Teaching Jobs AbroadWorking hours: up to 40 hours including evenings and Saturdays.Teaching small size classes with students of all ages and abilities (predominately children).

Start Date: Negotiable

Location: Sakaide, Kagawa

Pay & Benefits

  • Salary: competitive
  • Accommodation/visa assistance available.

Applicant Qualifications:

  • Native English speaker
  • Must be reliable, cheerful, professional, flexible, self-motivated, with a genuine desire to help improve student’s English language ability.
  •  Preferred applicants will be currently residing in Japan with a valid working visa and educated to degree level. 

Contact and Procedure:
Please email your current resume and cover letter to be considered for this position.
Contact: James Telephone: 08063921589 
mailto:piccadilly.englishschool@gmail.com http://piccadillyenglishcentre.com


Teacher / Manager

Listing Date: 4/15/2018

Details For Teaching Jobs AbroadUnique opportunity for a mature and dedicated  Bi-national or married couples with a Japanese spouse are encouraged to apply. Midsize school with over 200 students, 3 full time teachers and 2 staff. 

Start DatePosition begins in May or June 2018. 

Location: Hiroshima

Pay & BenefitsY275,000 a month. Visa sponsorship available, 5 weeks paid vacations, training, strong support team, furnished house at Y68,000 a month. 

Applicant Qualifications

  • Native English Speaker
  •  BA/BS with 3 or more years' experience teaching all ages in Japan.

Contact and Procedure:
Apply by e-mail with Resume/CV, cover letter, photo, Skype address and two teaching references contactable by e-mail or phone. Only successful candidates will receive contact. Contact Peter email: mailto:peter@kf-ac.com


Kirin Kindergarten and Nursery

Listing Date: 4/7/2018

Details For Teaching Jobs AbroadWe are seeking an energetic and fun full time English Instructor to join our teaching staff at Kirin Kindergarten and Nursery.  Students range between the ages of 0-6 years old. Class sizes range from 25-30 students and are accompanied by 1-3 Japanese teachers.
Instructor will be provided a monthly salary of In order to accommodate the Japanese school year without interruption, teaching contracts middle in August of 2018 and last through March of 2020. Daily working hours are from 9-6 or 9:30-6:30 including an hour of break time. 

Start DateMust be able to arrive in Japan by August 16, 2018 in order to attend training.

Location: Fukuoka City

Pay & Benefits

  • 250,000 as well as an additional monthly housing stipend of 27,000 yen. 
  • Fully furnished apartment, a golden week (about 10days) in May, a summer holiday of two weeks, a winter holiday of two weeks, and health insurance. In addition, the Instructor is allowed a total of 10-15 sick days to be used throughout the duration of the contract. 

Applicant Qualifications

  • Ages of 21-30, and must speak English natively
  •  Bachelor’s degree in any discipline 
  • Only accepting candidates from the United States, Canada, the UK, Australia, and New Zealand.
  •  Previous experience working with young children or previous teaching experience is highly preferred, along with previous exposure to Asian culture.
  • Physically capable and easily mobile as classes are fast-paced and active.
  •  Although not required, basic Japanese language skills are strongly preferred. 
  • Must be able to arrive in Japan by August16, 2018 in order to attend training. Flight reimbursement is not included, but is negotiable after initial contract completion.

Contact and Procedure:
Please send cover letter, resume, and a recent photo to Kirinkindergartenfukuoka@gmail.com.
For further inquiry, please visit our websites at http://kirin.ed.jp/. The above working conditions are negotiable if special circumstances should arise. Please address any inquires to Mari Ota.


Sakura Kids

Listing Date: 4/6/2018

Details For Teaching Jobs AbroadSakura Kids is a private language school that teaches English to all age groups. Airfare is NOT provided.

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Gifu Prefecture

Pay & Benefits

  • Training provided 
  • Salary: 250,000 JPY per month 
  • Hours: 20-25 hours per week 
  • Apartment: Furnished and subsidized apartment. No deposit required 
  • Holidays: Approximately seven weeks per year 
  • Visa: Sponsorship provided 
  • Vehicle: Provided 
  • One year contract

Applicant Qualifications

  • Successful applicants will be a native English-speaking individual, from Australia, New Zealand, North America or the U.K.
  •  A completed four-year university degree is required, with teaching experience or qualification preferred. 
  • An international driving license is also necessary for the position. Japanese language ability is not required, but is considered beneficial. 

Contact and Procedure:
If you satisfy the above requirements, please send a brief cover letter, resumes with references, and a recent photo to: applicationjapan@hotmail.co.jp 


Uni -School

Listing Date: 4/1/2018

Details For Teaching Jobs Abroad:  We are a small private language school located in the small but beautiful city of Tokushima.  Most of our students are Elementary school aged or younger, but we also have a significant number of older students. Also looking for someone who is flexible, a good team player and able to multitask.  Also, you are likely to teach some of our youngest students, so the ability to sing and dance is preferred. Total contract hours 31 to 40.

Start Date: March. Application open until filled

Location: Tokushima

Pay & Benefits:

  • 230,000yen/month (although negotiable based on experience)
  • Paid holidays, paid vacation, training and contract completion bonus. 
  • Visa sponsored

Applicant Qualifications:

  • Native speakers 
  • Bachelor's degree 
  • Some working experience & basic computer skills.

Contact and ProcedureApply by e-mail (write "job application" in the subject and refer to Kazuyo Hayafuji) or on our website with a CV, a cover letter, a photo and availability.

unischool.com@gmail.com


First Learning - Full Time and Part Time English Teachers

Listing Date: 3/28/2018

Details For Teaching Jobs Abroad: Looking for a full-time teacher who works at both Nagareyama Ootakanomori and Minami-Nagareyama. He/She would work at Matsudo when needed. Our school is not only an English language school but also an educational school where children find their own interests and learn about themselves and others.

Start Date:

Location: Nagareyama, Chiba

Pay & Benefits: 220,000 yen Per month

Applicant Qualifications:

  • Currently reside in Japan First language must be English  
  • Hold bachelor's degree or higher  
  • Degree in Education is preferred 
  • Must be passionate with educating and teaching children 
  • Must have an interest in our school philosophy Prepare and Set up for the classes .Plan and prepare crafts for the classes 
  • Lead the class and make sure the lesson is appropriate for the class
  • General duties includes cleaning the school.

Contact and Procedure:
https://fl.chipi-english.com/


Maple Leaf English School 

Listing Date: 3/19/2018

Details For Teaching Jobs Abroad: We are seeking a dedicated energetic teacher for conversation, reading and writing classes with children, teens and adults. 25 hrs teaching/15 hrs prep Tues. to Sat.

Start Date: May 2018

Location: Okayama

Pay & Benefits:  

  • Will sponsor visa and   Renewable annual contract
  •  Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  •  Contract completion and performance bonuses
  • Enrollment in Social Insurance System
  •  Paid national holidays plus 5 weeks paid scheduled school holidays annually.
  •  Affordable large, clean, fully furnished apartment near school available. 

Applicant Qualifications:  

  • Degree required and teaching or coaching experience preferred
  •  Japanese or international driver’s license required

Contact and Procedure:

Please apply with resume, CV and photo to  mailto:writemaple@gmail.com


ABC Plus English School

Listing Date: 3/16/2018

Details For Teaching Jobs AbroadWe are currently looking for a qualified applicant for a full-time English conversation.

Start Date: May 18th

Location: Naogya, Aichi Prefecture

Pay & Benefits

  •  Contract: One-year renewable contract 
  •  Maximum 25 classes of lessons per week (Each class lasts 45-60 minutes) 
  •  Five days a week with 2 consecutive days off (Either Saturday/Sunday or Sunday/Monday) 
  • Salary: 250,000 - 270,000 yen per month 
  • Visa sponsorship 
  •  Approximately six weeks holidays 
  •  Free Japanese Lessons 
  • One year contract completion bonus: 100,000 - 170,000 yen 
  •  Semi -furnished private apartment: 60,000 yen per month plus utilities.

Applicant Qualifications - Necessary Requirements 

  • Native speaker of English 
  • Bachelor's degree

Preferred Requirements 

  • Is positive, flexible, hardworking, self-motivated and disciplined. as experience leading groups of school aged children. 
  • Enjoys teaching a wide range of students from preschool to adults. 
  • Is able to plan enjoyable, quality lessons for a variety of class types. 
  • Has a basic understanding of written and spoken Japanese. 
  •  Has a Driver's License

Contact and ProcedureCover letter and Resume/CV,  a recent photo and a reference/recommendation if possible (preferably from an employer).
Mr. Kosei Sugiura
Email: teachers.18@abcplus.info 
English Website: http://www.abcplus.info 


PEC English School 

Listing Date: 3/9 2018

Details For Teaching Jobs AbroadPEC English school (in Yamaguchi, Japan) is seeking a native speaker of English to start a full-time teaching position. Work hours: 40 hours/ week. Seeking instructor who is friendly, likes children and gets along well with others..  

Start Date: April

Location Hikari city and Shunan city, Yamaguchi prefecture

Pay & Benefits

  • Full-time
  • Contract period : one-year (renewable at the completion of contract) 
  • Salary: JPY 220,000~ / monthly 
  • Visa sponsorship available

Applicant Qualifications:

  • Native English speaker 
  • College degree (BA/ BS or the equivalent, or higher) 
  • Preferably TESOL, CELTA certificate 
  • Valid driver's license

Contact and ProcedurePlease send your resume, most recent photo a copy of the picture page of your passport, a copy of your college diploma and a copy of your drivers license to: kaoru@pecenglishschool.com 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. 


Little Brown International Preschool

Listing Date
: 3/4/2018

Details For Teaching Jobs Abroad: 9am-4pm, 25 teaching class hours/week M-F. Teach preschool class(9am-2pm), prepare and maintain classroom. There will be some after school classes. Number of classes on a schedule depends on sign-up for the April school year. Normally teachers have about 5 classes/week. 

Start DateApplication deadline March 10, 2018.

Location: Shinjuku, Tokyo

Pay & Benefits250,000-280,000 yen/month. 

Applicant Qualifications:  

  • Native English speaker REQUIRED.
  • APPLICANT CURRENTLY RESIDING IN TOKYO PREFERRED. Experience in preschool or Montessori teaching preferred.
  • Sponsorship available. 
  • Paid holidays, vacation, transportation allowance, health insurance and training.
  •  One year renewable contract. 

Contact and ProcedurePosition begins April 1 2018.
Apply by e-mail with resume: 
mailto:ykkim@littlebrown-shinjuku.com


International Preschool Teaching Position

Listing Date: 2/26/2018

Details For Teaching Jobs AbroadWe are looking for someone with a gentle, soft, and polite personality, yet able to create, and conduct lively and interactive lessons for young children!

Start Date Position available from April 2018 to March 2019. 

LocationTakasago City, Hyogo Prefecture.

Pay & Benefits

  • 250,000 a month 
  • Transportation at a fixed rate (Social health insurance is applicable) .

Applicant Qualifications

  • Must be a native speaker of English.
  • Must have completed a University Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in English countries.
  • Teaching experience at Preschools or Elementary schools.
  • Must have a valid visa status that allows you to live and work in Japan (Visa sponsorship available)
  • Early Childhood education
  • Must have an educational background in teaching OR a teaching certificate: TESOL, CELTA, TOEFL, or other recognized certification.

Contact and Procedure

Please apply to chrisbbusiness@gmail.com. Please write "International Preschool Position" in the subject header to be considered.

Please note that only applicants who have passed the initial screening process will be contacted.


Iware Co., Ltd.  Teacher For Jr. & Sr. High School Girls

Listing Date: 2/24 2018

Details For Teaching Jobs AbroadApril, 2018 ~ March, 2019 . Jr. & Sr. high Girls' school .18~20 classes /  50 min /class. Jr1・Jr2・Jr3・Sr1・Sr2・Sr3 . Solo / Team style teaching. Full-time. 5 days / week (Mon-Fri).  8:40 am ~ 17:00 pm.

Start Date: Taking applications now for 2018 term.

LocationPlace Bunkyo ward, Tokyo .Nearest station Komagome station (JR Yamanote line).

Pay & Benefits270,000 ~JPY /month+ transportation fee. There is a 50,000 JPY entry bonus if you are hired for a 5 days/week position and contract with us. 10,000 JPY per 1 day/week position. You can get additional payment if you teach intensive course on Saturday or Sunday+A45

Applicant Qualifications:  

  • Must currently reside in Japan 
  • You must have a bachelor's degree or higher. 
  • Must have flexibility to work at school 
  • Love the challenge of working with children 
  • Applicants who can commit long term will be prioritized. 
  • Visa sponsorship available
  • Teaching license in your home country 
  • CELTA, DELTA ,TESOL, TEFL, TESL Preferred
  • Teaching experiences at public/private school in Japan or foreign countries.
  • Contact and Procedure

    Please apply at: https://jobs.guidable.co/offers/557.  Due to the volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted. 
    We look forward to hearing from you soon!


    ESL Starter

    Listing Date: 2/20/2018

    Details For Teaching Jobs AbroadTeach 5 days a week, 29.5 hours per week. Average class size is 3 students .Welfare support team in Japan.

    Start Date: March, April and May

    Location: Tokyo area (Multiple locations)

    Pay & Benefits:

    • JPY 252,800 monthly salary
    • Bonus system
    • Visa sponsorship
    • Airport pick up
    • 1 week orientation in Tokyo
    •  Accommodation support with loan for company accommodation where required.
    •  Reimbursed work-related commuting costs
    • 6 weeks annual paid leave (including 5 extra days after 6 months)
    • Access to Japanese Health Insurance  
    • TEYL training provided with ongoing teacher development
    • Renewable contract

    Applicant Qualifications: 

    • Bachelors degree required
    •  CELTA / Trinity TESOL (or Level 5 equivalent TEFL course) Applicants with 120 hour on-line TEFL and 2+ years of teaching experience may also apply* TEFL/TESOL/CELTA course should include at least 6 hours of assessed Teaching Practice to real students (not peers). 
    • No Japanese language skills required
    • Nationality: UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Commonwealth (due to school requirements).
    • No experience required.

    Contact and Procedure:
    https://www.eslstarter.com/teach-english/japan/tefl-japan


    JO International Language School

    Listing Date: 2/14/2018

    Details For Teaching Jobs Abroad:  Looking for a full-time native English teacher to teach mostly children, starting from April 2018 at our school. We need one who is cheerful, energetic, and loves kids.  Based on performance, the successful 

    Start Date:  April, 2018

    Location: Kariya, Aichi Prefecture

    Pay & Benefits:

    •  Renewable 1 year contract (2018 April - 2019 March) 
    •  About 100 teaching hours per month 
    • 5 weeks paid vacation(Spring, Summer, Winter, etc) 
    • ¥230,000 - ¥250,000 / Month 
    • Extra overtime rate for exceeding 100 teaching hours a month and Paid transportation. 
    • Visa sponsorship / renewal available for applicants having university degrees . 
    •  Based on performance, the successful candidate may be offered a contract extension. 

    Applicant Qualifications

    • Experience with teaching kids is preferred.
    •  This position needs a driving license (an international license will do.

    Contact and ProcedurePlease attach a photograph to your resume, If you are interested in joining our teaching family, enjoy working both children and adults. We are looking forward to hearing from you very soon!
    Email - info@joschool.com


     A Few Native Teachers Wanted For Kids Lessons

    Listing Date: 2/13/2018

    Details For Teaching Jobs Abroad We are looking for a few native English teachers to join our growing team. This will be a perfect position for students and others who are looking for a part time job in the afternoons and Saturdays and is part-time. Lessons are from approx. 2pm to 6:30 pm M-F and 9am - 5pm on Saturdays. Hours and days are negotiable. 

    Location: Tokyo

    Pay & Benefits:

    • Up to 15,000 yen per month. 
    • Teaching materials will be provided.

    Applicant Qualifications:

    • Person must be a native speaker of English
    •  Responsible, and like teaching children from 3-10 years old.
    • Experience is not a must but will be a big plus.
    • Teacher need to reside in Japan

    Contact and ProcedureIf interested, please send your resume along with a recent picture. 
    E-mail: kgbms-6496890298@job.craigslist.org



    i House English Schools

    Listing Date: 2/8/2018

    Details For Teaching Jobs Abroad:  We are looking for one full-time and one part-time native English speaking teachers to begin April 2018. Couples are encouraged to apply. Teaching schedules are Tuesday through Saturday with Sundays and Mondays off.
    Teachers participate in four quarterly school-sponsored Sunday events per year. There are periodic teacher meetings to discuss teaching/classroom management strategies etc. and there is continual teacher support and advice.

    Start Date: April 2018

    Location:   Ebina City, Kanagawa Prefecture,

    Pay & Benefits:  

    • 220,000 including vacation periods. 
    •  Completion bonus of \60,000 for teachers who finish teaching in March.
    •  Furnished rental apartments are available and are large enough for a single or couple to live comfortably. Schools are between 5-30 minutes away, by bicycle, train or on foot. 
    • There are three, three-week vacation periods, spring, winter and summer. Pay is year round and vacations are paid vacations.

    Applicant Qualifications: Native English speaker

    Contact and Procedure:
    Please submit: 

    • Resume 
    • A recent photo of yourself 
    • A short statement regarding your motivation for teaching in Japan and anything else you would like us to know. 
    •  Where you are located now.

    Leland Buckley 
    Director, iHouse 
    ihouserecruiting@hotmail.com


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