Employment Type
Contract Length
6-12 Months 1 Year+
Student Level
Elementary Middle School High School University Students Adults


Job Qualifications

  • Fluent English Speaker
  • Ages 21-40* *older applicants taken on a case-by-case basis
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 120 hour TEFL/TESOL Certification required regardless of other qualifications (i.e. Education degrees, online TEFL certifications, teaching license, etc.) This certification can be done in Vietnam upon arrival
  • A passport with at least six months of validity AFTER you plan to leave Japan
  • No visible tattoos; facial piercings must be removed
  • Driver’s license (required for public schools, not required for private language centers)

Job Benefits

  • 1-week cultural orientation upon arrival
  • 1 months accommodation during the course (shared housing)
  • 3 weeks of intensive TESOL/TEFL training in Nagoya(if chosen)
  • 6 months international medical and accident insurance
  • Guaranteed job placement
  • Japanese language classes
  • Visa and work permit support

Job Description

Teaching in Japan is a chance of a lifetime to explore one of the richest cultures and enjoy some of the most beautiful scenery anywhere in the world. Japan has an ancient culture full of beautiful traditions and art, amazing food, and advanced technologies, offering teachers a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in a one-of-a-kind country.

Greenheart Travel’s program is ideal if you:

Love the idea of making an impact in a local community
Want to experience a culture completely different than what you are used to
Love trying different and new foods
Can’t wait to embrace Japanese culture. Bring it on!

Program at a Glance:

12-month contracts
Guaranteed paid English teaching positions in 6 different areas of Japan
Average salary of $1650-$2300 USD/month
Weekend orientation in Nagoya
Placements in elementary, middle, & high schools.
2 times/year start dates for public schools, year-round for private language centers