Teach Young Children in Japan - TEFL Jobs

Far East, Japan

Happy English Club

Young Learners EFL Teaching in Nagoya, Japan!

Are you looking to join a group of skilled educators focused on delivering high level English classes to well-behaved students? We are looking for one full time instructor available to start in May / June 2020,


Happy English Club Ltd. / Hisaya International Preschool a private English school and daycare facility located in Nagoya, Japan.


You like people, especially kids. You like teaching. You are a native English speaker. You are a university graduate. You have prior teaching experience with young EFL students in Japan. You understand EFL methodology and get geekily excited about topics like comprehensible input and synthetic phonics. 


You are committed to becoming a better teacher. You attend teacher training seminars. You have good people skills and a high EQ. You know how to get along with co-workers and managers. You can follow directions. You are humble with your EFL teaching pedagogical ideas. 

You want to work at a company that rewards superior job performance. You want a job with a career path. You want to work at a stable company that will help you grow as a teacher. 

Our school is not a run-of-the-mill teaching job. We are a group of highly trained teachers with decades of experience in the field of education.


Students range in age from 2 - 15. Some adult lessons as well.
We use a well-developed curriculum
Students grouped according to English proficiency and not age
Weekly teacher training / idea sharing sessions
All classes are held on site (no travelling off site required)
Nice students / we have carefully built our school's student base


A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4 year university
1 year experience working with kids.
teaching experience (teaching license / TEFL / TESOL preferred)
prior work or life experience in Japan.
minimum 1 year commitment to the job
good people skills / a high EQ
behavior that is consistent with that of an Early Childhood teacher


Full time work / 5 days a week / Tuesday - Saturday

Approximately 25 classes per week

Approximately 40 total work hours per week

6 weeks paid vacation per year

1st year salary range: ¥270,000 to ¥300,000 / month depending on qualifications

Work excellence bonus (help us get good results, we'll pay you for it)

Contract completion bonus (honor your commitment, we'll pay you for it)

Paid transportation

Visa sponsorship available

Housing assistance available (rent = approx. 50,000 / month)

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