Job Description

  • Work schedule is a full-time, 5-day, 40-hour work week
  • About 27 of those are teaching hours per week (not including breaks)
  • Overtime is paid for lessons over 1600 minutes in one week
  • In a typical daily schedule, a teacher will see 35% of classes with children under 5 years old, 50% Elementary and Jr. High, and 15% adult or other. We like teaching kids!
  • Because we are a conversation school, working hours are usually between 1pm and 9pm
  • All lessons are under an hour: 50 minutes maximum for 3 or more students
  • You see the same students once a week, every week; there are no unexpected changes to your teaching locations
  • Class size is limited to 8 students, to give each student more individual attention


  • 250,000 – 270,000 yen salary range (250,000 yen starting salary and contract renewals get permanent salary increases)
  • 18 month contract with full Visa sponsorship (Visa is renewable)
  • Work-related transportation fees are fully reimbursed
  • 5 weeks of paid vacation every year (2 weeks in summer, 2 weeks in winter, 1 week in spring) + 5 personal days
  • Single occupancy apartment, semi-furnished, Internet access (55,000yen maximum rent)

Job Requirements

  • MUST have a 4-Year University Degree (requisite for Visa)
  • Native English speakers ONLY (requisite for Visa)
  • ESL / EFL teaching experience preferred
  • Teaching experience with children highly preferred
  • Certificates in teaching (CELTA / TESOL / TEFL) are not required, but will improve your chances

How To Apply

Please submit an application through this website or submit the following through our hoempage:

  1. RESUME – should be easy to read (.doc/.pdf; no flashy formatting)
  2. REFERENCES from supervisors (two or three)
  3. COVER LETTER – should state your date available to start work
  5. CASUAL PICTURE – tasteful
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  • Slogan IB Japan is a medium size company based in Funabashi, Chiba. We provide English language instruction to all ages. Join our team of teaching professionals!
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