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Full-Time ALT Positions in Kawaguchi, Saitama! (Starting April 2021)

Borderlink (株式会社ボーダーリンク)

Borderlink (株式会社ボーダーリンク)

Job ID
Kawaguchi, Saitama
Post date
Mar 16, 2021
Education / Teaching
Teacher, Instructor (ELT, Conversational English)
Work Type
Full Time / Entry Level
¥220,000 ~ ¥235,000 / Month


  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • 12 years of education where English was the medium of instruction (all subjects)
  • University graduate with bachelor’s degree or higher (any field)
  • Able to commit to a full year contract with minimal consecutive absences
  • Strong desire to work with young learners (15 years or lower)
  • Valid work visa (eligible to work in Japan; we are unable to accept Tourist/Temporary visas)
  • Visa sponsorship available


【Be an ALT in the Suburbs of Southern Saitama!】

We are now hiring for Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) positions in the city of Kawaguchi, Saitama! Positions are starting very soon, so we highly recommend applying as soon as possible to secure work in a great location!

Just across the river from Tokyo, Kawaguchi offers fast access to the heart of the city, but living there means more reasonable rent and a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. These full-time positions are ideal for those seeking a stable schedule, and all schools are accessible by public transportation. For those looking to relocate from afar, we are able to assist you. Please read on for more information!

【Position Details】
● Locations: Kawaguchi City, Saitama
● Contract Period: April 2021 to March 2021
● Contract Type: Full Time
● Level: Elementary schools or junior high schools
● Working Hours: Between 8:00 AM to 17:00 PM
● Salary range: Between 220,000 to 235,000 yen /month

In addition to those stated at the top of this ad, successful candidates should have strong verbal and written communication skills as well as be highly motivated, outgoing/friendly, flexible with working conditions, and be in good health.

We provide initial training before you start and continuing training throughout the year. We also supply you with teaching materials and access to our library of educational resources (worksheets, flashcards, etc.) With all these tools in your kit, you’ll be able to build onto what you’ve learned elsewhere to become a highly-valued and experienced teacher.

Other benefits include:
● Visa assistance (where applicable)
● Help with relocation & finding housing
● Round-the-clock support
● Work regular school hours, allowing you to enjoy your evenings
● Free weekends and national holidays, plus school vacation periods
● ALTs will also be provided a yearly calendar to help manage their other commitments

【About Kawaguchi City (埼玉県川口市)】
Located on the border between Saitama and the Tokyo 23 wards, Kawaguchi offers a chance to live right on the doorstep of one of the biggest cities in the world at a reasonable standard of living. Rent prices in Kawaguchi are lower than those in Tokyo, making the area especially popular with foreign residents. It's an easy area to access from both north or south by train, making it perfect for commuting to (or from). Within the city, a sophisticated system of buses allows residents to get around easily. Kawaguchi has several local sights of interest such as the Kawaguchi Green Center and famous lion statue near the station, and its close proximity to areas of Tokyo such as Akabane and Ikebukuro mean you'll never run out of things to do living there.

【About ALT Work】
As an ALT, you would be responsible for co-teaching with Japanese teachers, making activities and materials to facilitate English language instruction. You will also make the language “real” by interacting with students throughout the day to help them actively apply what they learn in class. The ideal candidate is flexible with their teaching style and wants to make a positive impact on the lives of the students. It’s perfect for those seeking a stable schedule and further experience in the classroom. ALTs will be provided a yearly calendar which will help manage their other commitments.

【Apply Now!】
We are accepting applications now! We conduct Skype interviews regularly throughout the week and on weekends, and welcome applicants from all over Japan. We’re waiting to hear from you, so please apply today! And thank you for your interest in working with Borderlink!

*Please note that as we receive a high number of applicants, only those who pass the initial screening will be contacted for an interview.

The above information is a public job ad. This job ad is neither an offer nor a contract.

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