Full-Time Native English Teacher

Job Overview

Employer Type – Direct Hire
Industry – Education / Teaching
Salary – ¥250,000 / Month (Bonus upon Contract Completion)
English Level – Native level
Japanese Level – Not necessary
Restricted to Domestic Applicants? – Overseas applicants allowed
Visa Sponsorship – Yes

Job Requirements

North American applicants preferred.
Must be willing to relocate to Kagawa or Ehime prefectures.
If you are currently living in Japan, you must have a valid Engineer/Specialist in Humanities/International Services status or be willing to switch your visa to the one mentioned.
Driver’s license in home country required. If you currently living in Japan, an International Driving Permit or Japanese driver’s license is preferred.
Must have an associate’s degree or higher.
Immediate availability preferred.
Full time, part time, and temporary contracts available. Couples are welcome to apply.
Applicant must provide their own transportation to Japan. If applicants are already living in Japan, moving costs will be paid for by Gem School, within reason.

Job Description

Our school is seeking fun, energetic, creative, and engaging teachers to join our team. Teachers are responsible for teaching English to students age 0 to adult by engaging them in a fully immersed English environment.

Teachers should be comfortable being active with younger students including singing songs, reading stories and playing games. Other responsibilities include creating lesson plans, participation in events and other activities, among other things.

Work weeks are from Tuesday to Saturday. Teachers are assigned their schedule based on the current need. Teachers may also be requested to work on some weekends for special events.


Native speaker of North American English


Housing will be set up before the arrival of applicants. A company cell phone will be provided for use upon arrival. A company car will be provided for teachers to use. Upon completion of the contract, Gem School will provide a one-way flight home. These are but a few of the teachers’ perks that are provided by Gem School. If you are interested in applying and meet the above requirements please submit your resume and, if currently in Japan, a residence card photo.


Gem School is located in Shikoku, Japan—one of Japan’s 4 major islands. We operate in several cities throughout Kagawa and Ehime prefectures. Kagawa and Ehime are the northern prefectures of Shikoku with a coastline along the Seto Inland Sea. The prefectures are surrounded by lush green mountains, charm, and beautiful sights to explore beyond the big city lights.


Gem School was founded in 1981. Since then, it has grown to thirteen different locations throughout Kagawa and Ehime prefectures. Gem School has won multiple awards over the years, both regional and national, the most notable being the Great Place to Work award 5 years consecutively. Our school is an English conversation school. We are constantly growing and are looking for exciting teachers who can make learning English fun! Gem School teaches students of all ages catering specifically to English Conversation instruction to Japanese students. We are seeking fun, energetic, creative, and engaging applicants with a passion for teaching English.


768-0072 Kanonji, Kagawa, Sakaemachi 1 Chome-4-10


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