Want to be part of something special, in one of the world’s most exciting and advanced places? ESL jobs in Japan

Date of Job Posted: Friday, August 4, 2023

Country of Job Position: Japan

Want to be part of something special, in one of the world’s most exciting and advanced places? Want to experience a different culture and lifestyle? Gain some work experience in the field of education?

Come work with us as a Language instructor at Nova Japan!

Every instructor completes a comprehensive training program before they start teaching for NOVA. The program equips them with everything they need to be able to teach high quality lessons and provide excellent customer service. All NOVA instructors are committed to meeting and exceeding student expectations and supporting student progress towards the achievement of their goals.


Selecting, planning and conducting lessons
Monitoring student performance and reporting on student progress
Performing demonstration lessons and level assessments for new or potential students
Promoting available products and services
Maintaining a clean, comfortable and welcoming environment

Salary and benefits

An average monthly salary of 246,000 yen
30,000 yen Christmas bonus
100,000 yen for flights to Japan (or 50,000 yen for teachers already in Asia)
Pre-arranged housing
Contract signing bonus
Additional classroom training
Reimbursement for all public transport to/from work
Fixed weekly schedule
Contract completion bonus
Monthly incentive bonuses


BA degree or higher
Recognized TESOL/TEFL certificate or CELTA
Clean criminal record
Medically fit to travel

Not required:

Previous teaching experience would be beneficial, but not essential as a 5-day training course is included before teaching starts. Basic Japanese proficiency would help, but isn’t essential, and teachers have access to discounted Japanese language lessons through Nova.

How to apply

Apply Now

Email: charles@nlc.recruitee.com

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