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Westgate Corporation

Elementary/Secondary School Teaching in Japan! - Tokyo, Kanagawa, and Aichi

Job Information

Company Name Westgate Corporation
Job Type Full Time
Career level Entry Level
Location Tokyo, The Greater Tokyo and Aichi
Salary ¥280,000/Monthly
Date Posted 2020-10-28

Job Requirements

Experience Level 1 - 2 years
Education Level Bachelor's Degree
English Level Native
Japanese Level None

Skills Required

- University graduate with a bachelor's and/or more advanced degree, plus one of the following:
a) 500+ hours of actual EFL/ESL classroom teaching experience along with EFL/ESL teaching certificate and/or elementary/primary/secondary teaching credentials/qualifications
b) 1000+ hours of actual EFL/ESL classroom teaching experience in lieu of teaching certificate or credentials/qualifications
- Some classroom teaching experience with young learners
* No Japanese language ability is required.

Job Description

We are now recruiting instructors for the Spring 2021 term.


We are seeking highly motivated educators to teach English at elementary schools or Secondary schools in Japan. This unique opportunity is for bright teachers eager to enrich their teaching skills while realizing the dream of exploring a foreign country.

We are accepting applications from overseas and from inside Japan for in-class teaching positions in the Young Learners English Program, and Secondary School English Program.

Due to the prolonged effects of the Covid-19 situation, Westgate needs to be flexible regarding the type of teaching we are able to provide. Based on societal needs and/or those of our client schools, classes in the Young Learners Program, and Secondary School English Program will initially be held at school, but they may request some online classes (either at schools or at home).

Therefore, we are looking for applicants who would be willing to work on campus and/or remotely if needed.

In order to be able to teach for Westgate online, you would need to meet the following requirements.
– Internet speed of 1.5Mbps (=1500Kbps) or faster, 3Mbps or faster preferred
– Microsoft Windows 10
– May 2019 Update [1903] (or newer); or Apple macOS Mojave 10.14.6 (or newer) (If you are using another OS, you would be asked to check with us to confirm whether it is ok or not)
– Microsoft Edge; Google Chrome; or Apple Safari 13 (or newer)
– Valid and active anti-virus software
– Web camera and microphone
– Adobe Acrobat Reader D

* You would also need to agree to install applications that are required by Westgate. If an applicant does not meet the requirements above, we may not be able to make a hiring decision.

For more information, please check the ‘Application Information for the Spring 2021 Term’ from the link below.

- SPRING TERM - Late March to Late July (approx. 4 months)
- FALL TERM - August to Late March (approx. 7 months)

Elementary Schools: Tokyo, Kanagawa, and Aichi
Secondary Schools: Aichi

- Approximately 280,000 yen per month
*Note: Compensation is based on an hourly rate of pay. Exact monthly earnings fluctuate but over the course of a contract period average out to the figure listed above.

- HOUSING is provided. We can arrange a furnished single apartment with a rental fee of 81,000 yen per month (utilities and maintenance fees included).
- RENEWABLE contract.

**** ATTENTION ****
We are also looking for candidates for our University Program (Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, and Aichi).

Westgate aims to shape the future of English education in Japan. We have been providing conversation-based practical English lessons since 1983 and hire over 400 instructors every year. Generations of Japanese students have developed their communicative English skills and cultural awareness on our programs. As well as helping to shape the direction of our students’ lives and careers, we have also been a gateway to career development for countless English instructors around the world.

Find out more about Westgate at: https://www.westgatejapan.com/

How to Apply

HOW TO APPLY: Please visit our website and fill out the online application form. We will contact you by email shortly after you have completed the form. You can also find more information about our programs and policies on our website. If you have questions, please contact us by email at westgate_recruiter@westgate.co.jp.

Application URL: https://www.westgatejapan.com/M-5-1

About Westgate Corporation

Westgate Corporation

Company Information

Website https://www.westgatejapan.com/
Year Found 1983

Business Field

English Language Education

Company Description

We have been providing conversation-based practical English lessons since 1983 and hire over 320 instructors every year. Westgate is a major force in shaping the future of Japanese education.

We are a gateway to career development for highly motivated professional English instructors around the world. Find out more about Westgate and apply at https://www.westgatejapan.com/ !
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