Head Teacher Job in Osaka

Job Overview

Employer Type – Direct Hire
Industry – Education / Teaching
Salary – ¥260,000 – ¥300,000 / Month (Negotiable dependent on qualification and experience; bonus.)
English Level – Native level
Japanese Level – Conversational Level
Other Languages – Any preferred. We like teachers to understand the learners point of view.
Restricted to Domestic Applicants? – Japan only
Visa Sponsorship – Yes
Job Requirements

Valid visa that allows work in Japan preferred
Native English speaker
Available to work for a minimum of one year; long-term much preferred
Teaching qualifications (CELTA/TESOL) and experience required
Strong verbal communication skills
MUST love working with children ages 3 to 12
Patient and friendly, with excellent customer service skills
Professional and punctual
BA or BS degree or equivalent experience
Leadership and teamwork
Clean and tidy
The position is a full-time teacher with a large degree of autonomy leading to head teacher
Must be comfortable using digital devices and technology for lessons, communication and online student records
Job Description
Have you been employed as a teacher, but not engaged as one? Are you looking to give more input and take some leadership? This job is for you.

We are looking for a dedicated teacher to run one of our branch schools.

This is not the job for someone who just wants to teach only to be paid.

Job Description:

Modern English is seeking a motivated, passionate, and creative individual to teach and help manage our private language school in Korien, Hirakata, Osaka.

You will begin with a full-time teaching schedule, learning what we do and how we work, then, with support from us and our teacher development leader, will grow to run the academic side of the head school, and have input and influence in the wider organization.

Modern English provides small group and private lessons for adults and children.
Our lessons are 50 and 60 minutes long and have clear aims, full curricula and measurable learning objectives.

Curriculum framework, class materials, and lesson plan guidelines are ready for you.

Your role is to implement our monthly themes, engage learners, help them produce portfolio and presentation work, supplement where necessary and adapt to learners’ needs.

Teachers work together in weekly professional development sessions.

Recent teacher-led initiatives include the portfolio, theme, presentation, project and research work shown in the image gallery below.

We will be introducing project-based learning in the near future.

What’s most important is that our students are engaged, have fun, hit the learning targets and keep their motivation high.

Full-time schedule
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Full-time monthly salary of ¥260,000 to ¥300,000 per month, negotiable dependent on candidate’s experience, qualifications and proven track record.

Great benefits
In addition to competitive wages, we offer attractive benefits to our instructors.

6 weeks’ paid vacation for full-time contracts
transportation allowance
support for visa renewal and visa type change (on a case-by-case basis)
paid training program
ongoing professional development
contract completion bonus
Raises and promotions

Ideally a long-term position, becoming head teacher leading to a long-term career with us.

All instructors receive regular evaluation and follow-up training and are provided with the tools needed to improve their teaching skills.

The standards for raises and promotions are clear – take initiative and plan your career.

Convenient locations

Currently recruiting for Korien (Hirakata), Modern English also has other schools across Japan.

Friendly atmosphere with independence

Modern English offers a comfortable working environment and a high degree of autonomy.

Send a cover letter and resume, complete the online video interview and questionnaire to be considered.

Please start your cover letter with the word, ‘water’ and tell us specifically what you offer to meet the above-listed job requirements. Give examples from your teaching career that show you can take the lead and implement effective learning, tasks and projects for children, and lead teachers.

Only candidates who follow the above instructions will be considered. We want teachers who want to work with us, not just work anywhere.


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