Fuji Mountain Village

Teach English in Japan (Nationwide Positions)

Job Ref # : JapanTeach
About the Job / School

As one of Japan’s leading language school chains with over 1,800 schools all over Japan, On the Mark Education is hiring candidates who would like to teach English in Japan. No previous teaching experience is required as we provide training once you arrive at our school. Positions are available through out Japan. 

We are seeking motivated, professional and articulate individuals, whose mother tongue is English, to teach communicative language classes to small groups of students of young children age 3 – 14. Teachers can use our framework of lessons, or use their creativity to develop their own personalized and unique approach to teaching. Our teachers have greater opportunities to develop long-term, more personal relationships with our students than in other types of schools.

Teach in Japan

Our schools offer different working hours for teachers to choose from. Please see the positions below and see which type of school fits you well.

Position A
Regular working hours fall within the hours of 9:00 – 20:30. 5 days a week (generally Monday through Friday)
Usual shifts include 10:00 – 19:00, 10:30 – 19:30, 11:00 – 20:00, etc
Ages range primarily from 3 – 12, with varying class sizes & English levels.

Position B
Instructors work 8 hours a day, including a 45-minute break. 5 days a week (generally Tuesday through Saturday)
Shift times are typically 13:00 – 21:00 on weekdays, and 10:00 – 18:00 on weekends (schedules may differ school to school)
25 – 28 lessons per week on average. English lessons for students primarily aged 3 – 14.

Position C
Regular working hours are 8:30 – 17:30, 5 days a week (generally Monday through Friday)
Teach English curriculum for classes of up to 30 students (ages 2 to 6)

Position D
Regular working hours are 8:30 – 17:30, 5 days a week. (Schedules may vary slightly school to school.)
Varied English curriculum for students aged 2 – 6 based on U.S. & U.K. Early Education Standards. Programs include Phonics, Reading & Writing, Songs, Arts, Math, and Drama. Teachers also participate in sports class and help facilitate snack/lunch/toilet breaks as well.

  • Native English speaker
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Can be team-oriented, passionate, enthusiastic, and creative in your approach to teaching children
  • Have a strong sense of professionalism, and are self-motivated
  • Prior experience with children (teaching or otherwise) is preferred
  • Clean criminal record
Compensation Package
  • ¥250,000 monthly salary
  • Fully-paid comprehensive initial training, during which accommodation and transportation reimbursement can be provided if necessary
  • ¥100,000 contract renewal bonus
  • 10 paid days of leave per year (after 6 months of employment), in addition to national holidays
  • Work-related commuting costs reimbursed
  • Social Security & Health Insurance provided
  • Visa sponsorship and renewal support available

or email us at Japan@onthemarktefl.com

Please send the following documents to us 
  • Job ref # in your email title: #JapanTeach
  • Resume (Please include your Phone Number, Current Address, Skype ID, Nationality and Date of Birth)
  • Cover letter
  • Degree certificate (scan)
  • A recent passport type head-shot photo
  • Potential start date
  • Current location
  • Ability to commit to a 12 month contract
  • Which position fits you well? (A, B, C or D)
  • Which regions of Japan are you interested in working in?
    1. Hokkaido: Hokkaido
    2. Tohoku: Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi, Akita, Yamagata, Fukushima
    3. Kanto: Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo, Kanagawa
    4. Chubu: Niigata, Toyama, Ishikawa, Fukui, Yamanashi, Nagano, Gifu, Shizuoka, Aichi
    5. Kansai: Mie, Shiga, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, Nara, Wakayama
    6. Chugoku: Tottori, Shimane, Okayama, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi
    7. Shikoku: Tokushima, Kagawa, Ehime, Kochi
    8. Kyushu: Fukuoka, Miyazaki, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Kagoshima, Saga, Oita, Okinawa

Please provide the job reference #JapanTeach when you apply!
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Job Summary
School Type
Private Language School
Start Date
Year Round
Contract Length
12 months
Salary Range
250,000 JPY
Number of Positions