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English Instructor (Part-time flexible schedule) Yokohama and Tokyo (expired)

One UP English School (ワンナップ英会話)

One UP English School (ワンナップ英会話)

Job ID
Yokohama, Tokyo, Japan
Post date
Apr 1, 2021
Education / Teaching
Teacher, Instructor (ELT, Conversational English)
Work Type
Contract / Experienced (Non-Manager)
¥4,000 ~ ¥12,000 / Day
  • Salary is dependent on instructor and lesson availability. Best suited for those looking to supplement their income.


  • English: Native level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Must be a passport holder from a native English speaking country
  • Must have at least one year of English teaching experience preferably in Japan
  • Must currently be in Japan on a work visa (no tourist visas)
  • Visa sponsorship available


OneUP English School creates tailor-made lesson plans for each of our clients which are taught in a one-on-one lesson style.

For 9 consecutive years, we have achieved a high satisfaction rate from more than 98% of our clients. This is in large part thanks to the dedicated service to our clients by our professional Japanese staff and instructors as well as our high quality lessons and educational materials. Therefore, we welcome any individual who is seeking a thriving, professional work environment where the entire team works together to exceed client expectations.

We have stylish offices and lesson rooms in Shinjuku, Shinagawa, Ginza, Ebisu, Tokyo/Yaesu, and Yokohama and we are continuing to grow. All of our offices are located close to JR or Tokyo Metro stations.

Preference will be given to candidates who can work at all locations.

We are seeking motivated, reliable, professional instructors who understand how English works to join us in our expanding company. In addition to teaching all areas of English, you will be given the opportunity to develop our in-house educational materials as well as online content, so creativity would be considered an asset.

We are currently looking for instructors who can work on at least either Saturday or Sunday, plus 2 or 3 weekday evenings a week.

Our Office hours are either 12pm to 9pm or 1pm to 10pm depending on the location and 10am to 7pm on weekends and holidays.

This position would be best suited for individuals looking to secure an extra source of income.


・At least one year teaching experience

・Experience teaching online lessons would be an asset

・Currently residing in the Kanto Area

・Native English speaker
(elementary to high school education conducted in an English speaking country)

・Willing to work at least 4 times a month on either Saturday or Sunday

・Available to attend a paid three-day instructor training course on weekdays (12pm and 5pm)

・A local telephone number where you can be contacted

・Computer literacy


・Interest in learning about Japanese culture and the language

■Job description

・Prepare and conduct one-on-one lessons using our original educational materials (provided)

・Teach both online and in-persons lessons

・Regularly assess students to provide honest feedback to aid in their progress

・Able to adapt your teaching style to accommodate a wide variety of students

・Work with our Japanese staff to create a tailor-made curriculum for each student

・General office duties

・There are also opportunities to design and create our original educational materials


・Earnings potential of ¥4,000-¥10,000 on weekdays and ¥6,000-¥12,000 on weekends depending on hours worked. Salary is on a 'per lesson' basis and therefore will depend on the number of lessons available as well as your own schedule availability.

*Our bonus systems could increase the potential earnings stated above.

・Monthly early arrival / preparation bonus system

10 days early: 5,000 yen bonus
15 days early: 7,500 yen bonus
20 days early: 10,000 yen bonus
25 days early: 12,500 yen bonus

・Weekend shift bonus of up to ¥5,000 per month

・Transportation allowance of up to ¥20,000 per month (Max. ¥1,500 per day)

・Initial paid three-day instructor training course, followed by ongoing training

・Free Japanese language classes are provided as part of our benefit package. 
-Lessons are group lessons split into two levels conducted every two weeks.
-Beginner level Japanese learners are welcome!
-People who are eager to study Japanese further are also welcome!

・Company events with our clients: Christmas party, Cherry blossom night viewing, Summer barbecue and Sports Day (currently suspended due to Covid-19)

・ Regular Instructors Appreciation Parties at local restaurants (Only for instructors and office staff) (currently suspended due to Covid-19)

・We conduct fun company outings to learn about Japanese culture.
(Only for instructors and office staff) (currently suspended due to Covid-19)
ie. Trips to traditional places to broaden our knowledge and foster team building. Past outings have included going to Kamakura and Enoshima, climbing Mount Fuji, dining at Gonpachi aka The Kill Bill restaurant and much, much more.

We regret that only those considered for a personal interview will be contacted.

Thank you for your consideration.

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

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