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TEFL Jobs in Japan

Teaching Opportunities

Japan is amongst the most popular destinations for certified English language teachers across the world! If you are looking to teach English in Japan then private language schools are a great option as they generally recruit all year round and can be found in all the major cities across the country. Why not embark on a new adventure, embrace the Japanese lifestyle, learn all about Japanese culture and travel across Asia! To find out if English language teaching is right for you, take our free online TEFL eligibility test today.

Reasons to teach English in Japan

✅ From sushi to bento Japanese cuisine is exciting and delicious and has to be tasted!

✅ Learn more about Japanese pop culture, business culture and the ‘dos and don’ts’ in Japan

✅ Discover the various islands, each with its own unique story and vibe

Requirements to teach English in Japan

✅ Bachelor’s Degree

✅ Recognised TEFL Certificate

✅ Teaching Experience preferred, but not essential

Job Summary

Teach English in an English conversation school for people from children to adults.


✅ 250 locations throughout Japan

Details of the position

Teach English to those who wish to improve their communicative proficiency in English. Students of a wide range of ages and ability levels, from complete beginner to very advanced, can choose to take small group or private lessons face-to-face in one of the many NOVA school branches throughout Japan.


✅ Native English Speaker
✅ Bachelor’s degree (required for a work permit)
✅ Teaching English Certificate (CertTESOL, CELTA, etc.)


✅ Work visa sponsorship for eligible candidates
✅ NOVA-arranged housing for overseas recruits
✅ Reimbursement for all public transportation costs to and from the workplace
✅ Guaranteed number of lessons per contract
✅ Fixed weekly schedule
✅ Monthly incentives (paid at the end of each contract) for instructors who achieve Top 50 status in the monthly customer satisfaction survey

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this position please submit your CV by email here!

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