Employment Type
Contract Length
6-12 Months 1 Year+
Classroom Audience
Adults Business


Job Description

Teach English in Japan with GABA!


Currently recruiting for positions starting in Winter 2020 / Spring 2021!

Gaba is Japan's leading provider of quality, customized 1-to-1 English lessons. Teach in one of our 44 Learning Studio locations in one of the major metropolitan regions of Kanto, Kansai, Kyushu, and Chubu (including the cities of Tokyo, Yokohama, Nagoya, Fukuoka, and Osaka), with the ability to design your own flexible schedule. Work in an international environment with a range of certification days and ongoing support. Career opportunities are available. We are seeking enthusiastic and unique individuals to experience living and working in Japan with Gaba.

Testimonial videos of current instructors are available to watch throughout our website. See what our Instructors say about our approach to teaching English here:

Global Recruiting Events

If you are living in or near any of the following location, please come along to one of our Information Seminars to meet a recruiter and learn more about Gaba:

To be determined at later date

Registration for all events is available on our website here:

We hope to see you there!


We are looking for applicants who possess the following:

  • Solid people skills
  • Native-level English (all nationalities considered)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Desire to live and work in Japan
  • TEFL/ TESOL certification or ESL experience preferred (not mandatory)
  • Bachelor's Degree taught in English
Current Positions

If you can't make it to an event then you can just apply directly now - we take applications all year round, and right now we are looking for Instructors for the following positions:

Winter 2020 / Spring 2021
All applicants welcome to apply (Gaba sponsorship available)
Kanto, Kansai & Chubu positions


1,500 yen per lesson (40 mins) starting rate, with the potential to increase your pay rate to 2,200 yen per lesson maximum. Higher rates for offsite corporate lessons/ sales lessons (not mandatory), and monthly incentives for teaching larger schedules (automatic). Chances for involvement in voice recording, podcasts, and career opportunities available.

Gaba maintains a professional business-like environment - you will teach adults and be treated as an adult.