English Teaching Jobs in Japan

TEFL Jobs Japan - Find an English teaching job in JapanFind the best paying TEFL jobs in Japan! Get recruited from your home country or apply after arriving in Japan. Find English teaching jobs at conversational schools, business English programs, or a young learners classes. Full-time and part-time TEFL jobs available! Use due diligence when applying for jobs. OnTESOL does not sponsor any job post.

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Teach with a customized curriculum, in modern learning studios while earning a great salary! Earn 1,500 to 2,200 yen per 40-minute lesson plus incentives! With many locations all over Japan, come and see why Gaba is the best job for you! Come and teach with Gaba! Apply via OnTESOL today!

MY English

Teach in an environment where your learning and the students learning are top priority! MY English School is now seeking a native English instructor to teach in Yamagata City and the surrounding areas.  Student-centered lessons that encourage active learning for students of all ages is at the core of the MY English methodology.  We are currently seeking to hire for an immediate start, with a one-month initial training period. Teaching days are Tuesday-Saturday.  We encourage  collaborative, driven and professional candidates to apply. Benefits include: paid holidays and sick days, health insurance, help setting up an apartment, 7 day staff training provided every year and more!  Earn 260,000 – 270,000 yen per month plus incentives! Apply now via OnTESOL!

Year-Round English Teaching Jobs in Japan!

Shane English Schools, one of Japan’s oldest and best established language schools is recruiting teachers to teach both young and adult learners in and around Tokyo. Teachers will have classes of up to 10 students. TEYL courses provided to those with no experience teaching young learners. Positions are offered on a monthly basis. Monthly salary is 252, 800 yen. Teachers must be certified with TESOL/TEFL. Apply Now with Shane English Schools!

Tokyo Academics- Minato, Tokyo

Join a team of exceptional tutors at Tokyo Academics. Tokyo Academics boasts tutors with outstanding intellectual and work backgrounds, all with a deep commitment to service. Tutors make a difference in their students’ lives as they help them reach their maximum potential (through academic test preparations, post-secondary admission guidance, etc.)

Join this team of innovative, entrepreneurial and caring teachers and have a meaningful experience while living in Tokyo.

*Tokyo Academics will provide visa sponsorship for exceptional overseas applicants who are looking to relocate to Japan. Hours are also flexible. Must have a degree to apply.

Apply Now with Tokyo Academics!

Sunshine School- Yokkaichi, Japan

Teach English to young learners in Yokkaichi with Sunshine School! The contract is for 40 hours per week (29 teaching hours). The package includes a competitive salary, bonus, transportation allowance, and paid vacation. Contact Chikara Wakabayashi at mail@sunshineschool.jp

ABC Plus – Nagoya, Japan

ABC Plus is hiring for a full-time English teaching position! Salary Y250,000-270,000 per month. Work visa provided. Get paid holidays and free Japanese lessons! Candidates must have a BA degree and an accredited TESOL or TEFL certificate. A basic understanding of written and spoken Japanese is preferred. Apply NOW with ABC Plus


Aeon – 250+ locations throughout Japan

Aeon is one of the leading eikaiwas (private English conversation school) in Japan. They have over 250 schools located throughout the country and do regular recruitment throughout the year. Aeon hires teachers from all over the world and they provide visa sponsorship for those that require one (applicants should be eligible for a Specialist in Humanities/International Services Visa). Apply NOW with Aeon

Omni International

Earn 53,000 -63,000 yen per month for a small private school in Narita, Japan. Must have a university degree and genuine interest in working with children. Apply now

Amic English Center

Teach for a diversified English language centre that offers a range of services from conversational English to interpretation to online English classes. Enjoy teaching in a historic town with the oldest continuously-used hot springs in Japan. Enjoy plenty  of entertainment, great food, shopping, festivals, and easy access to nature. Apply today!

Amity Corporation

Work for a leading conversation educator in Japan! Benefits include a competitive salary, visa sponsorship, subsidized housing and more. Apply online today

Shunan English School (SES)

Teach English in high schools, colleges, corporate offices, community centres, and private homes in Yamaguchi Prefecture. Enjoy high speed transportation, natural and historic sites as well as an excellent benefits package. Find more information and apply here

Espace Corporation

Teach in a small friendly school just outside of Toyko. Receive 200,000yen per month plus free accommodation with a Japanese family. If you are interested in learning more about Japanese culture, this position is for you! Apply now

Keio Academy

Teach in a charming and ancient Japanese town close to hot springs, cycling paths and hiking trails! This 28 year old elite school provides an excellent salary and 5 paid weeks vacation as well as a reimbursed flight. Apply now!

Language House

Language House is seeking business English teacher to teach onsite at client facilities. Language house works with Perfect Speech Inc to offer a wide variety of skills from presentation skills to leadership training. We value our teachers and make every effort to give attention to your opinions and ideas! Must be able to obtain an international drivers licence as well as have corporate teaching experience. Please send your resume, at least two work references and a recent photo to: resumes@languagehouse.jp

Evergreen English School

Evergreen English school is seeking energetic native English speakers to teach children and adults. Make up to 260,000 yen/month. Must be willing to relocate to Chigasaki. Please send your resume & a recent photo to info@evergreen-english.com

EPION English Conversation Schools

Epion English Schools are seeking native English speaking teachers who love working with children. Must be currently residing in Japan. This is a part time position to begin with the opportunity to become full time after observation performance. Must have the ability to teach phonics. Apply today!


Westgate is seeking highly motivated individuals  to teach at a Japanese university. Must have 500+ hours of actual ESL classroom experience along with TESOL teaching certificate. Westgate provides a unique opportunity for growth and development. Benefits include flight reimbursement, visa sponsorship and a salary of 275,000 yen/month. Apply today!

ECC Foreign Language Institute

Deliver fun, engaging and effective lessons while working in a supportive and cutting edge work environment! ECC offers one of the most progressive contract package on the market. Work under 30 hours a week while enjoying everything Japan has to offer! Join ECC today!

About Teaching English in Japan

Japan is one of the most popular destinations for qualified ESL teachers. The Teach English in Japan Guide has more information about the best cities to apply for TEFL jobs and how to get the job that you want. You can also read our graduate blog for tips on how to teach young learners in Japan, what it’s like to teach in a conversational school,  advice on how to teach English to mature students.

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