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We have full-time positions starting now in the Chiba Prefecture, the Tokyo area, and other locations.

Is teaching your passion? Do you want to improve personally and professionally? Looking for some real classroom teaching experience?

We have a comprehensive support network and offer continuous training. IB Japan wants you to be a great teacher!

Learn more about us at 

Contract and Benefits 
~ 250,000 yen starting salary (contract renewals get salary increases) 
~ 18 month contract with full visa sponsorship (renewable) 
~ Work-related transportation fees reimbursed 
~ 5 weeks of paid vacation every year (2 weeks in summer, 2 weeks in winter, 1 week in spring) 
~ 5 personal days 
~ Single occupancy apartment, semi-furnished, Internet access (55,000yen maximum rent) 
~ Upward mobility - promotions within the company are available 
~ No surprises – simple, straightforward contract and you always get your salary on time. 
Apply directly to:

Include ALL of the following and get priority: 
1) RESUME - should be easy to read (.doc/.pdf; no flashy formatting) and include 2-3 references 
2) COVER LETTER – should state your date available to start work 
4) CASUAL PICTURE – tasteful

##(Your application may be delayed if information is incomplete)## 
Basic Qualifications 
~ Must have a 4-Year University Degree (requisite for Visa) 
~ Native English speakers ONLY (requisite for Visa) 
~ ESL / EFL teaching experience preferred 
~ Teaching experience with children highly preferred 
~ Certificates in teaching (CELTA / TESOL / TEFL) are not required, but will improve your chances. 
Most of our schools are located in the Chiba prefecture and Tokyo area. We also have some franchise schools located in more distant locales. We try to find the best possible location match for our candidates and we will discuss details about the location during the interview process. No surprises – we will talk to you about the location and you can choose the best fit for you. You’ll know exactly where you are going before you get to Japan. 
Why is IB Japan a great company to work for? 
~ We care about our staff. We’re not too big to forget your name. 
~ The IB Japan Head Office is composed of experienced North American directors and trainers who have many years of teaching and administrative experience. 
~ We offer consistent and continuous training to help you grow as a teacher. 
~ We offer living support. Apartment set-up, questions about documents, or problems at the train station – we are always there to help and you can always talk to a fellow native-speaker. 
~ IB Japan has been successfully providing English educational instruction for over 30 years. 
~ We have about 80 schools & employ over 100 native-speaking teachers. 
~ The average stay of an IB Japan teacher is usually over two years. Many stay with us for 5 years or more. 
~ We expect the best in our teachers. IB JAPAN teachers understand the importance of a professional attitude, self-improvement, and flexibility. 
What is the schedule like? 
~ Full-time - 40 hours - with about 27 teaching hours per week (not including breaks) 
~ 5 day workweek, 2 days off 
~ Each work day is within an eight hour period; usually between 1pm and 9pm. 
~ Class size is limited to 8 students 
~ All lessons are under an hour 
~ You see the same students once a week – no unexpected schedule changes 
Why teach in Japan? 
~ It has one of the most stable currencies in the world. Pay off your debts. 
~ Safety; one of the lowest crime rates in the world. 
~ Convenient, reliable public transportation; access to almost anywhere in Japan. 
~ While working in Japan, you can apply for National Health Insurance which covers 70% of medical AND dental. 
~ It has a unique and accepting culture, with endless opportunity to learn, see, or experience something new. Experience more than what you’ve read about.

IB Japan is always looking for talented teachers. Don't wait until the last minute. Apply now!

*IB Japan has been in business for 33 years and is a proud member of ‘Japan Association for the Promotion of Foreign Language Education’ (JAPFLE) sponsored by Japan’s Ministry of Education. IBE/ALS is also affiliated with the Narita Airport Authority in organizing PR events, providing translation work and lessons, evaluating the English skills of Air Traffic Controllers, providing English lessons for support staff, etc. 



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