Modern English Jobs

We recruit for the following positions


Full-Time and Part-Time Native English Teachers

Modern English only employs non-smoking, motivated, energetic, positive, qualified, native-speaking English teachers who:

  • are TESOL qualified (minimum)
  • have some, but not too much experience
  • are open to training and new ideas
  • can follow and adapt a set curriculum
  • enjoy talking, but know when to be quiet and listen and get others to talk
  • enjoy language – their own and others
  • like working with people
  • love kids
  • are positive and have a ‘can-do’ attitude

All applicants must reside in Japan and be able to attend an interview at Korien or online and do a teaching demo.

We sponsor visas, but this may preclude tourist to working visa conversion due to time necessary.

Teaching both kids and adults for 50- or 60-minute classes. Travel expenses, paid training, contract completion bonus and visa sponsorship provided.

All applications ONLY via Jobs in Japan


To work in reception at our head office, Korien.

Interns – Those who are interested in improving their English in an international working environment, improving their resumé and working in return for lessons should apply using the link below with a resumé and cover letter, stating availability.

Also: game and IT developers, writers, illustrators, designers.

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Flyer Teams

Team Leader — to be responsible for organizing flyer teams in Osaka.

Flyer Distributor — delivering flyers at stations and in letterboxes in Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe.

Energetic English speakers who like early mornings only need apply. Please state your nearest station, native language and availability. Previous applicants are welcome to re-apply. Rates are 2,500 yen per two-hour shift.

All applications ONLY via Jobs in Japan