Teach English in Japan

There’s so much to do and see in Japan that you could spend your whole life there and just scratch the surface. Try Japan’s world-famous cuisine: sushi, tempura, ramen and udon; climb the picture perfect peak of Mt. Fuji or soak up the tranquility beneath the Giant Buddha at Kamakura. If that sounds a bit serene, and you love high technology, visit Akihabara, the home of video games, anime and manga.

Teaching with Shane English School Japan offers a balanced schedule of 50% adults and 50% young learners. You will work 5 days a week mainly in the afternoons and evenings, teaching no more than 25 hours a week. In Japan, students prefer to learn in smaller groups so classes will have no more than 6 students and many classes are one-to-one. Shane English School Japan provide all of the resources you need to facilitate your classes and keep planning time to a minimum.

Our benefits at a glance

  • Guaranteed salary of 247,800-252,800 Yen per month
  • 6 weeks paid annual leave plus 5 personal days
  • Teach up to 25 hours a week
  • Access to the excellent Japanese National Health Insurance scheme
  • Full recruitment, visa and accommodation support. Commuting costs reimbursed
  • Welfare support upon arrival and throughout contract
  • 1 week of orientation and Young Learner focused training on arrival, and additional training throughout the contract
  • Regular 5 day week, 12 month contract

Our requirements

  • University degree from an English-speaking country
  • A recognized teaching qualification, either:

    • CELTA/TrinityTESOL or equivalent (no experience required)
    • 120+hr TEFL and 2 yrs teaching/training/tutoring experience

  • Native level of English and all statutory education in an English speaking country
  • Are outgoing, enthusiastic, positive, sociable, hard-working, patient and professional
  • Are looking for a challenge and enjoy working with learners of all ages

Teach English in Japan

Teach English in Japan

Teach English in Japan

With schools located throughout the greater Tokyo area, teaching at Shane English School Japan offers a variety of locations with easy access to central Tokyo and all of the delights of Japan. Whether you are placed in Chiba by the Disney resort, in Kanagawa by the historic city of Kamakura, or downtown by the hustle and bustle of Shinjuku, you will get to experience being immersed in Japanese culture.

As the only certified CertTESOL and DipTESOL provider in Japan, Shane English School Japan is the perfect place to both start and develop your EFL teaching career.

Teach English in Japan

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