8 English Teaching Positions You Must Apply for Even if You Speak NO or Little Japanese!

Sep 21, 2017

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Cannot speak Japanese but still want to work in Japan? Well, don’t worry, there are actually certain kinds of jobs that can be offered to you. For example, many English schools aiming at either kids or adults often recruit English teachers with NO or little requirement of Japanese.

Therefore, as long as you are an English native speaker or have a good command of English, you can apply for those English teaching positions. And the average hourly wage is around 2000 yen, which is beyond that of most part-time jobs in Japan, like a waiter or a cashier. And some schools also provide full-time positions with visa sponsorship.

Here we will recommend you 8 of the latest and best English teaching positions, which are classified into 2 groups of “No Japanese required” and “Conversational Japanese required”. Please feel free to choose the one that meets your eligibility and apply for it through the URL in the job information below!

<NO Japanese Required>

Full-time Native English Teacher for Kids at Yaruki Switch Group

Yaruki Switch Group has over 1,300 schools throughout Japan, which means you could be assigned to the branch school either based on your preferences and what is deemed the best fit. The company welcomes applicants with native-level English, but NO Japanese is required. Since it offers visa sponsorship for full-time positions, whether you are now residing in Japan or not, you may apply for this job! Also, transportation reimbursements and housing assistance are provided.


Japanese: None

English: Native Level

Location: Throughout Japan

Wage: ¥250,000/month

Please check more information about the job and apply for it at: https://jobs.guidable.co/offers/545


Full-time English Teacher for Children at NES Global

Here is another full-time English teaching positions with NO Japanese required for you! The job requires to teach English to kids aged from 1-3 as well as take care of them in English. Since the school offers a full academic programs to their students, you will get your abilities and skills developed through the teaching experience!

Visa sponsorship is also available for this job!

And if you come from an English native speaking country, you might be offered with a monthly pay up to 300,000 yen! Do NOT miss this precious chance!


Japanese: None

English: Business Level

Location: Tokyo, Setagaya-ku

Wage: 240,000~300,000yen/month

Please check more information about the job and apply for it at: https://jobs.guidable.co/offers/542


High-paid Part-time English Teacher at Everest

This is a part-time English teaching job with no Japanese requirement. It is suitable for those who enjoy teaching students in a small-size group, for 1 teacher only need to teach 3 students at a time. Each lesson lasts for 2.5 hours and the wage is quite decent, with a highest hourly pay up to 3,500 yen/h!

The job also prefers applicants who can commit long term (more than 1 year), so if you could make that, make sure to apply for this job!



English: Native

Location: Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku

Wage: 1,500-3,500 yen/h

Please check more information about the job and apply for it at: https://jobs.guidable.co/offers/541


[University Students Welcomed] Kids English Teacher at World Wide Wings Co., Ltd.

If you like kids and are willing to work in a cute environment, you shall not miss this job! And the school prefers to recruit university students, especially when you are students of Tokyo University, Waseda University, Keio University, Sophia University and Hitotsubashi University, there is a high possibility that you will be hired!

You may also apply for this job even if you don’t have any teaching experiences, as training occurs on the job. What’s more, the job has subsidizations for flight tickets and accommodation, which is a great appealing point for foreigner employees, isn’t it?


Japanese: None

English: Business Level

Location: Tokyo, Meguro-ku

Wage: JPY 1,300-1,600/h

Please check more information about the job and apply for it at: https://jobs.guidable.co/offers/538


One-to-one English Teacher for adults at English Village

Would you like to teach students English in an one-to-one style? Then this job will be a great chance for you! The company has a history of 26 years and owns 13 schools in Tokyo and Yokohama. Therefore it is trustworthy to provide you with a visa sponsorship!

And you can choose to work either part-time or full-time, with both salary at a competitive level. Some great teachers at this school can even earn over 350,000 yen per month!



English: Native

Location:Tokyo, Shinjuku-ku

Wage: part-time as ¥2,200/h, full-time as 260,000 – 270,000 yen/month

Please check more information about the job and apply for it at: https://jobs.guidable.co/offers/529


<Conversational Japanese Required>

One-on-one English Lesson Partner at byZOO Corporation

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.

Only conversational Japanese is required for this job. And it also offers visa sponsorship to those who meet the qualifications. Try working as a part-time first in this school with a decent 1,600 yen/lesson for 40 minutes!



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 Teacher for Adults at Leon English School

If you are not so good at handling with kids, this job might suit you because it aims at adult business peopleCollege students are preferable and no teaching experienced is required!

What’s more, sometimes the company holds big parties and events, try enjoying yourself there!


Japanese: Conversational

English: Native

Location:Tokyo, Chiyoda-ku

Wage: 2000-2500/h

Please check more information about the job and apply for it at: https://jobs.guidable.co/offers/533


Part-time English Teacher at TESS Corporation

The school has a long history of over 30 years. It is now recruiting English teachers for kids at both Kamata School and Toyosu School. But it also provides lessons to adults or employers of companies. If you are interested in taking several teaching hours there during the week, feel free to apply for this job and you will be highly welcomed.

Only basic Japanese is required, while the salary is up to 2,500yen-3,000yen a lesson for 40-60 minutes, which is quite competitive comparing to other similar jobs. Just give it try!


Japanese: Conversational

English: Native

Location: Tokyo, Ota-ku

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


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