Why TEFL teaching in Japan is great!
Japanese students have been learning English from as early as the 1600s and although English language classes are mandatory in the Japanese schooling system, many Japanese are thought to need more instruction from native English speaking TEFL teachers.
Demand for TEFL teachers is increasing in Japan with more Japanese needing English speaking skills for international business, studying overseas, and working holidays overseas.
Japan offers TEFL teachers very competitive salaries compared to other Asian countries making them a great destination to earn and save money in the TEFL industry.
Many countries, including Australia, Canada, and New Zealand, have reciprocal working holiday visa agreements with Japan, meaning that you can easily obtain a visa if you are between 18 years old and 30 years old. *Always check with the embassy for currency of information.
Japan is a highly developed country where a beautiful culture and amazing technology intersect, making it a great country to live in.
Once in a lifetime moments…
Visit a maid café in Akihabara or the world-famous owl café in Tokyo
Spot a real geisha running in the streets of Kyoto
Eat takoyaki, deep fried octopus donuts, at Dotonbori in Osaka, or wake up at 4AM to eat the world’s freshest sushi at the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo
Spend your winter skiing and snowboarding at one of Niseko’s world renowned ski fields.
Soak in a traditional Japanese Onsen, or hot spring bath, while learning to bathe naked comfortably in front of the other naked guests.
What do you need to teach in Japan?
To be a TEFL teacher in Japan you need a TEFL certificate, which can be obtained through completing our course (here) . Plus, you would benefit from our online tutoring module (click here) so that you can earn even more while teaching in Japan or anywhere in the world. The Working Visa Requirements for Japan are always changing so it would be best to check directly with them. If you are between the ages of 18 years old and 30 years old, you may be eligible for the Working Holiday Visa. Either way, you will always be eligible to teach online from anywhere in the world with our Online Tutoring Module (here).
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