URGENT! Full-time English teacher at a private high school in Kagoshima


  • English: Native level (preferred)
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Visa sponsorship available



A private high school (co-ed) in Kagoshima seeks a full-time English teacher with teaching experience in Japanese High school. A new teacher is to be hired directly by school, for a long term. A successful candidate would be a holder of teaching license from their country or master in TESOL.

STARTING DATE: mid-April 2024 or May 7 2024

9 lessons: international course at SHS (mainly solo teaching)
– essay writing(3) and presentation & conversational(3) classes are solo teaching
– debate and discussion (3) classes are assisted by Japanese teachers
9 lessons: regular English class at JHS (team-taught)
Eiken interview practice when required
University entrance exam and interview support
Participating school events and open school days

WORKING DAYS: Monday-Friday, 8:00-17:00 (one hour break)
some working Saturdays and Sunday due to the school events

HOLIDAYS: approximately 3 weeks summer break, 10 days of year-ending and new year break

SALARY: 4,000,000 yen or more a year including housing and commuting allowance

teaching experience in high school in Japan
current resident in Japan
Basic communication skill in Japanese

Application documents: resume/cv, valid teaching certificate, degree, transcript, a residence card, and other qualifications if any

VISA Sponsorship is available

A class consists of 20-30 students.
There are 1,200 students in total at high school
The school is nationally known for their sports teams and athletes.
(baseball, soccer, girls’ ekiden)
The school is located by the beach and mountains.
A port in front of school is historically known as the “Southern Gateway.”
The port is also known for Tuna fishing and fresh fish.

Teachers’ housing on campus is available if you wish.

Brain Academy Inc is in charge of candidate screening on behalf of the school.

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