IB Japan is hiring for immediate positions in the Chiba/Tokyo area. Anyone already in Japan is more than welcome. Those outside Japan and ready to begin teaching are encouraged to apply now!


Are you creative and enthusiastic? Are you organized and professional? Are you looking for a true calling, a career and personal growth? Then you can be successful with IB JAPAN. Our teachers are individuals with something to contribute – unlike some organizations, we know your name.


We also expect the best in our teachers. IB JAPAN teachers are professional both in attitude and appearance, actively participate in meetings and training, have cultural sensitivity and flexibility, and have a sincere desire to improve as a teacher and as an employee.


Why is IB Japan a great company to work for? 
~We care about our staff. 
~The IB Japan Head Office is composed of experienced North American directors and trainers who have many years of teaching and administrative experience. 
~We offer consistent and continuous training to help you grow as a teacher. 
~We offer living support. Apartment set-up, questions about documents, or problems at the train station – we are always there to help and you can always talk to a fellow native-speaker. 
~There are no surprises; we discuss any changes with our teachers beforehand. 
~IB Japan has been successfully providing English educational instruction for over 30 years. 
~We have about 80 schools & employ over 100 native-speaking teachers. 
~The average stay of an IB Japan teacher is usually over two years. Many stay with us for 5 years or more. 

What is the schedule like? 
~Full-time job with about 27 teaching hours per week 
~5 day workweek, 90% of teachers have consecutive days off 
~Each work day is within an eight hour period 
~Class size is limited to 8 students 
~Lessons are under an hour and once a week 

Why teach in Japan? 
~It has one of the most stable currencies in the world. Pay off your debts. 
~It is one of the safest countries in the world with one of the lowest crime rates. 
~It is a developed nation providing modern standards of living. 
~It has a public transportation system that is convenient and reliable; access to almost anywhere in Japan. 
~We will help you apply for National Health Insurance which covers 70% of medical AND dental. 
~It has a unique and accepting culture, with endless opportunity to learn, see, or experience something new. Experience more than what you’ve read about.

What we offer
  • 250,000 yen starting salary (contract renewals get salary increases) 
  • 18 month contract with full visa sponsorship 
  • Work-related transportation fees reimbursed 
  • 5 weeks of paid vacation every year (2 weeks in summer, 2 weeks in winter, 1 week in spring) 
  • 5 additional Contingency Days (after 6 months of employment) 
  • Single occupancy apartment, semi-furnished, Internet access (55,000yen maximum rent) 
  • Promotions within the company are available 
What we want
  • University Degree is required for a Visa or a Working Holiday Visa. 
  • Must be a Native English Speaker. 
  • ESL / EFL teaching experience (Teaching experience with children preferred) 
  • Teaching certificates (CELTA / TESL / TEFL) are favorable. 
  • Those residing in Japan, Visa holders, and Working Holiday Visa holders welcome!

You need to have the requirements below:

English Level

AND one of the following sets to apply:

How to apply

Instructions for Applying (you must provide the following information to be considered): 

  1. resume 
  2. cover letter 
  3. professional picture 
  4. casual picture (tasteful)


Send your information to: [email protected]



We look forward to your response.

IB Japan has been in business for 32 years and is a proud member of ‘Japan Association for the Promotion of Foreign Language Education’ (JAPFLE) sponsored by Japan’s Ministry of Education. IBE/ALS is also affiliated with the Narita Airport Authority in organizing PR events, providing translation work and lessons, evaluating the English skills of Air Traffic Controllers, providing English lessons for support staff, etc. We take teaching seriously and are looking for conscientious teachers.

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