8 New English Teaching Positions in Japan | Guidable

8 New English Teaching Positions in Japan

By Guidable Writers Dec 7, 2017

If you’re currently living in Japan, or thinking of moving to japan, you may be looking for a job. There are lots of places you could work at: in a convenience store, at a supermarket, even in retail. The hourly wage for these jobs is, as you might have guessed, around ¥1,000 per hour. However, if English is your native language, then you might be able to get a much better and higher paying job as an English teacher! The pay for English teachers in Japan is typically ¥2,000 ~ ¥2,500 per hour, and you can avoid having to rely on your Japanese skill (especially if you’ve just started learning, or haven’t learned any). There are flexible, part and full time positions always available for English teachers!

Don’t know where to start looking? Don’t worry, we’ve made the first step easy. Below are 8 of the most recent job listings for English teachers, and some pay even higher wages for experienced teachers! If you’re interested in any of these, just click the link to find out more. We hope you find one that suites you!


English Teacher for Children

Do you like working with children, and doing fun activities such as singing and dancing at work? Then, this job might be a good fit for you! Zoo-phonics is an english elementary school company recruiting English teachers for full and part time positions. To apply for this job, you need to be creative and experience working with young children is preferred. The monthly wage could be as much as ¥270,000! There is no Japanese skill required. They are currently accepting applications for both full and part time. Apply now!

Please make sure you meet all the requirements before you apply for this job.


Japanese: None

English: Native

Location: Chiba

Wage: ¥250,000~270,000/month

For more information about this job and how to apply, please check: https://jobs.guidable.co/offers/559


3 Day (12.14~12.16) JHS Intensive Program English Instructor

Want to earn a decent amount of money in a short intensive period? Well, this job might fit! JHS Educational Network, Inc. is recruiting English instructors for a 3-day program from December 14th to December 16th. To apply for this job, you need to currently live in Japan, be legally able to work in Japan, and be able to commit to the job for the three-day duration.

The hourly pay is as high as 6,000yen/hour, which is quite a bit above the average hourly pay for English teachers! Also, no Japanese is required in this job. However, you do need to create a cheerful atmosphere for the children! Recruitment ends as soon as all positions are filled. Apply for it Now!


Japanese: None

English: Native


Wage:4 hours x 3 days x 5,000 yen per hour = 60,000 yen (before tax) plus reimbursement of commuting expenses.

For more information about this job and how to apply, visit: https://jobs.guidable.co/offers/558


Full-time English teacher at Private school for 2018

If you’re looking for a full-time English teaching position at a private school, then you might want to check out Iware Co., Ltd. They mostly deal with school placement and educating returnee students, but they also introduce teaching opportunities in private schools ranging from elementary to high schools. They take teachers for any language, such as Chinese, Spanish, French, etc.

They have teaching opportunities in schools across Japan! What’s more, you can get a Visa sponsorship! This company doesn’t just focus on a good environment for its students, but also its employees as well. The monthly wage is ¥270,000/month, plus the transportation fee! Bachelors degree or higher is required. Apply for it now!


Japanese: Conversational

English: Native Level

Location: Bunkyu-ku

Wage: ¥270,000/month

For more information about this job and how to apply, visit: https://jobs.guidable.co/offers/557


Workday Shift English Teachers for Children Wanted

YOR Inc. is hiring part-time English teachers for small groups and one-to-one classes taught according to the students’ capabilities, needs and goals. Looking for people available on workdays afternoon (especially after 2:00 pm) and who are interested in teaching small children. Earn up to 3000yen/50min!

If you like working in a relaxed atmosphere and would like to help small children achieve their future goals, make sure to apply for this job!


Japanese: Conversational

English: Native

Location: Setagaya-ku

Wage: ¥1,800~3,000/50min

For more information about the job and how to apply for it please check at:  https://jobs.guidable.co/offers/550


One-on-one English Lesson Partner for Females

byZOO Corporation is a one-on-one lifestyle English conversation school specifically designed for females between starter and beginner-level customers. If you prefer to work in a relaxing environment, this school might be suitable for you.

The company has branches throughout Tokyo, like Ginza, Shinjuku, Shibuya, Yokohama, Jiyugaoka, Futakotamagawa, Kichijoji. And if you can work at the new location, you will be highly welcomed.

Though at first you would be paid in an hourly wage, after you are confirmed qualified for the job, you would be turned into a full-time employee and a visa sponsorship is available!!



English: Native

Location: Ginza, Shinjuku, Shibuya, Yokohama, Jiyugaoka, Futakotamagawa, Kichijoji, Tokyo

Wage: ¥1,600 per 40 minute booked lesson and ¥500 per 40 minute non-booked lesson

Please check more information about the job and apply for it at: https://jobs.guidable.co/offers/547


Part-time English School Teachers (Business Level English Needed)

International Preschool Sophie is a cozy, atmospheric English conversation school which is currently looking for more staff. They aim to offer a high teacher to student ratio where both student and teacher can grow. And only business English level is required in this job. But the hourly pay can be up to 3,500 yen!

If you are able to work 3~5 days/week, 2~8 hours/day, please do not miss this great chance!


Japanese: Business Level

English: Business Level

Location: Suginami-ku

Wage: ¥1,300~3,500/hour(transportation fee provided)

For more information about the job and how to apply for it please check at: https://jobs.guidable.co/offers/530


Part-time English Teacher(Ota-ku)

If you’re looking to work at a pre-school, then you might want to start by looking at TESS corp. They are currently hiring for part-time, and the pay is ¥2,500~¥3,000 per class, which is usually 40-60 minutes. There are 5 locations across Tokyo, but for now they are hiring at only two of them.

Working at a pre-school you must be creative and fun. To apply for this job, you must have a Bachelors degree and be legally allowed to work in Japan. Hours are flexible, and you can choose which school you would like to work at. Apply for it Now!


Japanese: Conversational

English: Native


Wage: 2,500yen-3,000yen a lesson; 40-60 minutes

Please check more information about the job and apply for it at: https://jobs.guidable.co/offers/540


Work at Home! Online English Teachers Wanted

Want to teach English but always occupied with other jobs? Working place is too far away from home? Well, online English teaching will solve your problems! No matter you are now in Japan or not, you can apply for this job as long as you have a computer and a stable Internet environment. You can also choose to teach at anytime between 15:00~21:00 (JST) on weekdays, with 30 minutes for one class. Your students will be kids aged 3~12. Just try enjoying talking in English with little kids!


Japanese: Business Level

English: Business Level

Location: In-home working

Wage: ¥940~/h ※depends on your skill, there is a raise or incentive

Please check more information about the job and apply for it at: https://jobs.guidable.co/offers/544


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