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Elementary/Secondary School Teaching in Japan!

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  • Japan: Nagoya, Aichi.
  • Westgate Corporation
  • Experience: 1 YEAR
  • Number of positions: 10
  • Degree Required

Job Summary

Details of Position

Solo Teaching at Elementary/Secondary Schools in Japan! - Nagoya, Aichi

Please read the "Application Information for the Spring 2024 Term" on our website for more details and fill out the Online Application Form. We will contact you by email shortly after you have completed the form. You can also find more information about our programs and policies on our website.


In lessons for both the Young Learners and Secondary School English Programs, the Westgate instructor would be the sole instructor in the classroom, not an assistant language teacher. We are accepting applications from overseas and from inside Japan for the in-class teaching positions in the University Program, Young Learners English Program, and Secondary School English Program.

- One School Year: Late March to March of the following year (approx. 12 months)
- Spring Term: Late March to Late July (approx. 4 months)
- Fall Term: Late August to March of the following year (approx. 7 months)

Nagoya, Aichi

- University graduates with a bachelor's and/or more advanced degree and one of the following:
a) 500+ hours of actual EFL/ESL classroom teaching experience along with an 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 a teaching certificate or credentials/qualifications
c) Some classroom teaching experience with young learners (for Young Learners positions)
* No Japanese language ability is required.
* Non-EFL/ESL teaching experience may be considered.

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We are also looking for candidates with the following background and experience:
- Master's degree or higher
- Total 3 years experience (6 or more terms/semesters) in teaching at university/community college (all subjects)

Westgate aims to shape the future of English education in Japan. We have been providing conversation-based practical English lessons since 1983 and hire over 400 instructors every year. Generations of Japanese students have developed their communicative English skills and cultural awareness on our programs. As well as helping to shape the direction of our students' lives and careers, we have also been a gateway to career development for countless English instructors around the world. You can also find more information about our programs and policies on our website.

Salary and Benefits

Approximately 290,000 yen per month
*Note: Compensation is based on an hourly rate of pay. Exact monthly earnings fluctuate but over the course of a contract period average out to the figure listed above.

- HOUSING can be arranged at the cost listed below, which covers rent, utilities, and monthly maintenance fees:
a) 81,000 yen per month for a private room in a social residence, or
b) 98,000 yen per month for a studio-type apartment
- FLIGHT REIMBURSEMENT of up to 1600 USD for those coming to Japan for Spring 2024. Different limits may apply for those offered year-long contracts.
- RENEWABLE contract

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Job Summary

We are seeking highly motivated educators to teach English as the sole instructor in the classrooms of elementary schools or secondary schools in Japan.

This unique opportunity is for bright teachers eager to enrich their teaching skills while realizing the dream of exploring a foreign country.

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