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2020 Full time English Instructor for Jr. Sr. High School - Tokyo (expired)

Berkeley House Language Center  (バークレーハウス語学センター)

Berkeley House Language Center (バークレーハウス語学センター)

Job ID
Tokyo, Tokyo
Post date
Nov 2, 2019
Education / Teaching
Teacher, Instructor (ELT, Conversational English)
Work Type
Contract / Experienced (Non-Manager)
¥250,000 / Month
  • with completion bonus


  • English: Native level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Experience in teaching at junior/senior high schools in Japan
  • University degree
  • TESOL/TEFL/TESL Certificate (Preferably)
  • Recent photo necessary
  • Visa sponsorship available


Berkeley House Language Center is seeking a cheerful, friendly and experienced English instructors for full time positions starting April 2020 in Tokyo area.The position will be mainly at private junior/senior high schools in the Tokyo area but may include multiple schools/venues depending on each school's schedule.

Why work with Berkeley House?

-We provide language learning services to various organizations, not only high schools but colleges/universities,corporations, government ministries, etc. There will be opportunities for our teachers to experience diversified types of classes in the future.

-At Berkeley House, we not only provide high quality language education to our clients but we believe in the continuing professional development of our instructors to further expand their teaching skills and field of expertise.

We provide on-boarding training sessions, various pre-assignment trainings with our in-house trainers/senior instructors, as well as specialized training in various standardized tests by our IELTS and TOEFL experts. We also provide periodical feedback from clients, followed by additional training or assistance if required.

Our in-house trainers, curriculum department and the education department are always happy to work with you so that instructors can deliver their best possible lesson to our clients

-Instructors can expect a friendly environment where there is open communication among instructors and with staff - a mentor instructor will be available to address any questions/concerns you may have, not only about teaching but also about working with Berkeley House, living in Japan, and about life in general if required. Seasonal events are planned for instructors to promote communication and socialization.

General Schedule & Conditions:.

Working days:
-Five days a week between Monday ~ Saturday
-Typically Monday to Friday but depending on assignment Tuesday to Saturday is possible

At junior/senior high schools, the basic schedule should be from 8:30am - 3/4/5:00pm
-5 lessons on average per day would be typical but could change case by case
-work other than teaching: preparing materials/tests, taking care of extra activities
-must be able to work with Japanese teachers effectively
-may need to occasionally work outside of regular hours for school events
-depending on assignment, may require teaching at multiple locations

At other locations, teaching venues could be
-a private college in Tokyo area
-university extension courses on campuses
-one to one lessons at our school in Ichigaya

-250,000 yen a month + transportation expenses will be reimbursed monthly
-Completion bonus at the end of school year
-Social insurance coverage (health insurance + pension), employment insurance coverage
-Paid vacation days of 10 after six months of employment

Contract period: April 2020 - Mar 2021


1. Experience teaching at JHS/HS in Japan
2. Native speaker of English
3. Friendly/cheerful personality
4. University degree
5. Team worker

Please note only successful candidates will be contacted due to the large number of application expected.

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

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