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Frequently Asked Questions

    A. We look for highly enthusiastic and reliable people who will enjoy working with children and adults, teaching them English. We also want people who are able to work independently, are able to drive daily and meet the challenges of living in a small city in Japan. As this is an independently owned school in a small city we look for people who have integrity and understanding regarding our reputation.
    A. The most basic requirements are that you are a native English speaker (meaning you have had 12+ years education in English in an English speaking country) and the eligibility to work in Japan. In order to qualify for a company sponsored Working Visa, applicants must have a university degree. As for experience, while we prefer applicants who have experience teaching English as a second language. Teaching English certifications (CELTA,TESOL, TEFL) are also recommended.
    A. The initial employment period is one year. Teachers who demonstrate exemplary performance during this employment period receive the option of extending.
    A. No. You do not need to speak Japanese to apply for a teaching position with this company, but most teachers do take a keen interest in studying Japanese after they have arrived.
    A. We usually hold at least one interview session every month, so you are welcome to apply anytime during the year. Generally we hire in the spring and in the autumn.
    A. It takes over 2 months to process the Working Visa, so most teachers usually interview for the position several months before their actual start date. Applicants who already have a visa could start as soon as possible.
    A. We offer a competitive wage, and our teachers are able to live comfortably in Japan. Depending on their lifestyle, many teachers even manage to save a reasonable amount of money during their time in Japan.
    A. We ask teachers to bring ¥250,000 when they first come to Japan. You will need this much initial money to pay for food, commuting costs, and other expenses until you start to earn a steady income.