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For applicants residing outside japan

Residing outside of Japan? This overseas recruiting channel is for you. We accept applications all year round from applicants of any nationality and country of residence. Please see below for requirements and open positions.

 

Do you require visa sponsorship from Gaba?

Gaba can sponsor a visa for eligible applicants to live in Japan and teach with us. Detailed requirements are listed at the bottom of the page.

Planning to arrive to Japan within 30 days?

If you are presently living in Japan or have firm plans to arrive within the next 30 days, please refer to the domestic recruiting page.

We are currently accepting applications for the following locations:

 

Kanto Tokyo Tower

Kanto

Locations:
Locations within Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, and Saitama Prefectures

Available Start Dates:
For applicants requiring Visa sponsorship with Gaba  — Aug, Sept  2017
For applicants with a valid working Visa (Gaba sponsorship not required) — July, Aug, Sept 2017

Learn more about Kanto


Skyline of downtown Nagoya, Japan.

Kansai

Locations:
Locations within Kobe, Osaka, and Kyoto

Available Start Dates:
For applicants requiring Visa sponsorship with Gaba — Aug, Sept 2017
For applicants with a valid working Visa (Gaba sponsorship not required) — July, Aug, Sept 2017

Learn more about Kansai


Osaka, Japan city skyline at Abeno district.

Chubu

Locations:
Nagoya, Sakae (Central Nagoya City)

Available Start Dates:
For applicants requiring Visa sponsorship with Gaba — Aug 2017
For applicants with a valid working Visa (Gaba sponsorship not required) — July, Aug 2017

Learn more about Chubu

 


Fukuoka, Japan downtown skyline at night.

Kyushu

Locations:
Fukuoka Tenjin Learning Studio (Central Fukuoka City)

Available Start Dates:
For all applicants – summer 2017

Learn more about Kyushu


*Please note that the openings listed are not fixed and may be subject to change.
*Learning Studio placement will be discussed with applicants during the interviews.

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Requirements for Overseas Applicants

 

For all applicants:

  • Must have a fluent command of English (both spoken and written)
  • Must commit to at least one full six-month contract term
  • Must be available to attend three-day Initial Certification in full
  • Must be proficient using a computer

For applicants seeking Gaba visa sponsorship:

Gaba can provide a Specialist in Humanities/International Services visa which typically has a duration of one year for first-time holders.

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree (or above) from an accredited university where English was the medium of instruction OR three years of verifiable full-time ESL teaching experience
  • Newly sponsored instructors are expected to teach with Gaba for two full contract terms (i.e. 12 months)
  • Must meet the minimum earning requirements of 250,000 yen per month
  • Must show proof of enrollment in National Health Insurance at time of contract signing

Preferred applicants will have:

  • A university degree
  • CELTA, TEFL or TESOL certification
  • Prior ESL/EFL teaching experience
  • Experience working in a corporate setting
  • Availability during peak hours of operation

Depending on your current visa status, there may be additional requirements. Please refer to the visa information page for specifics.

APPLICATION PROCESS

The following description is of the application process for those applying from overseas. There are four stages to complete before teaching; the time involved will depend on the specific circumstances of the individual applicant.

1. Application stage

  • Online application
  • Submit requested application documents

2. Interview stage

  • 1st Skype interview
  • Interview Task
  • 2nd Skype Interview

3. Contracting stage

  • Contract offer
  • Visa processing (if necessary)
  • In-processing (in Japan)

4. Teaching certification stage

  • Initial Certification (3 days)
  • On-the-Job Certification

5. Teach!

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