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Top Jobs in Japan with No Japanese Required – Week 29, 2020

You won't need any Japanese to start your dream career in Japan! This week's top jobs are positions in teaching, IT, retail, and graphic design.

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Don’t speak Japanese but want to work in Japan? Each week we look through our database of jobs in Japan to showcase the top positions that don’t require any Japanese language ability. By creating a GaijinPot Jobs account, you can apply directly to these companies in English (or the language specified in the job listing).

Kansai International Academy (関西国際学園)

International School Teacher

  • Company: Kansai International Academy (関西国際学園)
  • Salary: ¥265,000 / Month
  • Location: Osaka, Hyogo, Kyoto, Tokyo
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Kansai International Academy is currently seeking experienced teachers for one of nine schools in Higashi Osaka, Ashiya, Hirakata, Akashi, Kyoto, Himeji, Tennoji, Kobe, Yokohama, Bunkyo, Chiyoda and Azabu.

Unlike regular schools, all subjects are taught in English, and not just during English class.

Applicants must have ESL teaching experience as well as ESL curriculum knowledge. A teaching certification or teaching experience in early childhood is strongly preferred.

Kinder Kids International Preschool (キンダーキッズインターナショナル)

Substitute Teacher Fukuoka

  • Company: Kinder Kids International Preschool (キンダーキッズインターナショナル)
  • Salary: ¥255,000 ~ ¥300,000 / Month
  • Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Kinder Kids International Preschool near Fukuoka Tower in Fukuoka City is looking for a substitute teacher available to start immediately.

You must have a university degree and a valid working visa for Japan. At least two years of teaching experience in Japan or abroad is mandatory.

Candidates with musical instrument skills, Japanese fluency, or first aid certification are preferred.

Benefits include visa sponsorship, employee discounts if you'd like to enroll your kids, plus a contract completion bonus of ¥100,000.

Applicants from outside Japan are eligible for visa sponsorship, and a relocation allowance of ¥100,000 is possible. Housing support is also possible.

Nextbeat Co Ltd

Java/Web engineer

  • Company: Nextbeat Co Ltd
  • Salary: ¥3.2M ~ ¥6.5M / Year, Negotiable
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Nextbeat is looking for a Java/Web Engineer to be in charge of open web system development.

Most projects involve the upstream phase so that you can be consistently engaged in the design, manufacturing, and testing cycles.

Anyone with Java, PHP, and C ++ development experience is welcome!

Benefits include a Japanese learning program and remote work options.

HobbyLink Japan - ホビーリンク・ジャパン

Customer Service Support

  • Company: HobbyLink Japan - ホビーリンク・ジャパン
  • Salary: ¥220,000 ~ ¥330,000 / Month, Negotiable
  • Location: Sano, Tochigi
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

HobbyLink, a retail toy and figurine company located in Tochigi Prefecture, is looking for a native English-speaking customer service staff member.

The ideal candidate will provide highly valued skills and experience including online retail marketing or merchandising, community and forum management, graphic or web design, as well as content development skills for social media platforms.

Brain Power

Junior High School / Elementary School English Teacher

  • Company: Brain Power
  • Salary: ¥12,000 ~ ¥12,000 / Day
  • Location: Osaka, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Brain Power is looking for an English teacher in Osaka to start teaching to public junior high and elementary school from this August.

You must have previous experience teaching at a public elementary/junior high school in Japan.

Basic or conversational Japanese abilities would be preferred.

Benefits include paid training, transportation allowance, visa sponsorship, and daily life support.

English Instructors - URGENT

  • Industries: Education / Teaching
  • Position Available: 10

    - English Instructors Aichi, Osaka, Kanagawa, Tokyo, Tochigi, Aomori, Ishikawa, Mie, Kagawa & Kumamoto

Nova, one of the leading English conversational school companies in Japan, is looking for English Instructors in various locations to start ASAP.

Visa sponsorship provided for those already in Japan. You must have at least a Bachelor's degree.

Benefits include complete training and a hiring bonus of ¥200,000 for all successful candidates.

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ZigZaGame Inc.

Motion Graphic Designer

  • Company: ZigZaGame Inc.
  • Salary: Salary negotiable
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: None
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

As a graphic designer, you will produce creative images and animations for social media advertising, and app store screenshots and in-game banners for a variety of titles.

Alongside the marketing manager and graphic design team, your responsibilities will include proposing and delivering strong promotional and engagement strategies focused on user acquisition and retention.

Interested in studying Japanese to broaden your career opportunities? Take a look at the GaijinPot Study Placement Program for information on studying at a Japanese language school. With the support of our multilingual GaijinPot Study Coordinators, you can enroll in one of the schools across Japan that partner with us.

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