University Teaching in Japan

Teach English Abroad

Teach English in Japan

CITY: Tokyo
START DATE: immediately
SALARY: 275,000 yen per month or more

WORKING CONDITIONS:
– HOUSING is provided. We will arrange a fully-furnished single apartment with a rental fee of 81,000 yen per month (utilities and maintenance fees included).

– FLIGHT REIMBURSEMENT is offered up to 1200 USD for those coming from overseas for Westgate.

– WORKING VISA SPONSORSHIP is offered.

– Contract is RENEWABLE.

REQUIREMENTS:

– Native speaker of English with a passport from one of the following English-speaking countries; USA, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Ireland, or New Zealand.

– Bachelor’s or higher degree and one of the following:

a) 500+ hours of actual EFL/ESL classroom teaching experience along with EFL/ESL teaching certificate and/or elementary/primary/secondary teaching credentials/qualifications

b) 1000+ hours of actual EFL/ESL classroom teaching experience in lieu of teaching certificates or credentials/qualifications
* No Japanese language ability is required.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Westgate_recruiter@westgate.co.jp

Teach English in Japan (General Information)


Japan is one of the most popular countries to teach English for many good reasons. It is the safest country in the world. Women should take precautions and try not to be alone at night, but for the most part, it is unlikely you will ever encounter serious trouble.

The food is fantastic. Japan is renowned for fresh seasonal ingredients from exotic vegetables to just-caught fish. No where in the world compares to the quality of food you can find in Japan. …  Read More

Teach English in Japan (Cost of Living)


For standard of living and potential to save money, Japan is still one of the best countries in the world to teach English. Until recently (2006), there was a government set minimum salary for teachers in Japan of 250,000 yen per month($2500). This rule is no longer strictly followed and some schools try to pay less for novice teachers. …  Read More

Teach English in  Japan (Visa Requirements)


In order to receive a work visa, you will first have to get hired. Your employer will help you fill out all the necessary paperwork and you will have to apply at a Japanese embassy. A bachelors University degree is required in order to receive a work visa. It doesn’t matter what subject you majored in. There are stories of teachers using fake degrees certificates bought online or in countries like Thailand, however I have never met anyone who has admitted to doing this. …  Read More

Interviews with English Teachers in Japan


Interview with Neil Mullens, teaching English in Japan

Interview with John Bardos, Teach English in Japan