Teach English to Children in Japan!
Amity is a leading English conversation educator for children in Japan. Amity has been providing international teaching opportunities for more than four decades at 85 branch schools throughout Japan. Amity is seeking enthusiastic and motivated professionals who enjoy working with children.
Successful candidates must have a native English fluency, have the ability to work with a wide range of ages (student ages range from six months to 18 years old), possess good communication skills, be approachable, and be open-minded to cultural differences. The candidate must also be creative and have a willingness to learn Amity's teaching methods in addition to improving their own teaching skills. Japanese language ability, as well as teaching and/or business experience is helpful, but not necessary. Candidates must have a BA/BS degree (all majors considered) and have completed all of their elementary and secondary education primarily in English.
Amity Corporation offers a competitive minimum salary of 270,000 Yen per month to first year teachers, visa sponsorship, subsidized housing, subsidized corporate health insurance, and more. Teachers are eligible for monthly bonuses which are dependent on student numbers and class load, as well as a contract completion bonus. Further financial incentives may also be available to qualifying domestic applicants for housing, commuting, and dependent support.
Please see our company profile to view our current open positions. Even if you are not available for the listed locations, we are always interested in interviewing qualified candidates.
We are also currently looking for qualified applicants who are interested in working at multiple branch schools as an Emergency Teacher or as a Regional Emergency Teacher. Emergency Teachers and Regional Emergency Teachers travel to various branch schools in order to provide teaching support. Emergency Teachers will be based out of the head office in Okayama and have the opportunity to travel to any of our 85 schools across Japan. Regional Emergency Teachers will be placed in one of four locations: Kanto Region (Kamikitazawa), Chukyo/Chubu Region (Gifu), Kansai Region (Osaka Esaka), and Chugoku/Kyushu Region (Okayama). The Kanto Regional Emergency Teacher will support schools in and around the greater Tokyo area. The Chukyo/Chubu Regional Emergency Teacher will support schools in and around Aichi, Gifu and Mie areas. The Kansai Regional Emergency Teacher will support schools in and around Osaka, Kusatsu, Kobe and Himeji areas. The Chugoku/Kyushu Regional Emergency Teacher will support schools in the Okayama, Hiroshima, and Kyushu areas. Finally, if you are interested in an Emergency Teacher position, please list which Emergency Teacher position you are applying for within the "Desired Working Location" on the application and in your cover letter.
Access the application portal by clicking the link below. Please note that the application process will differ depending on where you are currently residing. As the stipulations for domestic and international applications differs slightly, please read over the information on the application webpage, as well as the comprehensive information provided in English on our amityteachers.com website. (If you are currently living in the Philippines, please apply through the “Domestic Native English Teacher Recruitment” application.)
Candidates who submit Amity Applications with missing information (for example, current visa status and expiration date) may not be considered. After the online application has been completed, qualified applicants will be contacted and asked to submit a current resume.
Desired Skills & Requirements:
- Desire and ability to work with young children (ages range from six months to 18 years old, but are predominantly elementary school age and below)
- BA/BS degree; all majors considered
- Completion of elementary, secondary, and university education primarily in English only
- Native English Fluency level
- Ability to work a full-time 40-hour workweek from Tuesday to Saturday
- Ability to work 10AM-7PM, 11AM-8PM and 12PM-9PM as decided by the branch school manager
- Teaching experience helpful, but not necessary
- Japanese language ability not necessary
Please feel free to contact us with questions at any time during the application process. Contact information is available on the website.
The above information is a public job ad. This job ad is neither an offer nor a contract.
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