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How Much Does an English Teacher Make in Japan?

JET? Dispatch? Eikaiwa? University? Knowing which organizations in the English teaching industry in Japan offer the best pay and benefits can help you make the right decision.

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5 Common English Teacher Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

A simple guide to common interview questions and how to answer them so you can ace your interview to teach English in Japan.

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Balancing Fun and Engaging English Lessons

Tips for managing fun with effective learning in the classroom.

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Cultural Exchange: Building Rapport with Japanese Teachers

Making a positive and collaborative relationship with your fellow Japanese teachers is great for your work and integration into the culture.

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Tips for Managing Disruptive Behavior in English Classes

Have students who just make a mess of your lessons? Here’s how you can modify or change the bad behavior.

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Teaching English in Japan: 5 Essential Stories from Foreign Instructors

Want to teach English in Japan? Here are five essential articles for a deep dive into the life of a school teacher.

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Reviving the Classroom: Motivating a Quiet English Class

Is the class falling asleep on you today? Here are some ways you can wake them up.

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Teaching at International Schools in Japan: How I Added the IB Certificate to My Resume

Here’s what I learned from earning certification in a global education program and how it boosted my professional development.

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Jobs for May: Tons of Great Teaching Gigs

There is some great money to be had teaching in Japan—if you know where to look. This month, we've done the legwork for you.

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New Positions for February: Are The Best Teaching Jobs Outside of Tokyo?

New teachers and experienced leaders will find something in this month’s jobs roundup. Where will you land this year?

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5 Kid-Friendly Ghosts for Halloween Activities in Japan

Halloween in Japan doesn't have to be scary. We delve into the world of Japanese monsters to look for kid-friendly, uniquely Japanese thrills and activities for parents and teachers.

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Certifications to boost your resume for English Teaching in Japan

For those that are truly all about teaching, GaijinPot presents a guide to getting ahead in teaching with the best teaching certifications for your career in Japan.

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