Take our user survey here!

Top Jobs in Japan with No Japanese Required – Week 37, 2020

We've got the hook up on jobs in Japan whether your Japanese level is samurai or 日本語食べません。

By 1 min read

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).

Joy Talk (株式会社ジョイトーク)

Full-Time ALT

  • Company: Joy Talk (株式会社ジョイトーク)
  • Salary: ¥220,000 ~ ¥250,000 / Month, Plus transportation
  • Location: Saitama, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Joy Talk is now accepting applications for native English speaking ALTs for Junior High schools and Elementary schools in Saitama Prefecture. This position will start from September 2020, with training prior to.

Applicants must have at least a bachelor's degree and be willing to commit to at least the end of the school year (end of March 2021).

Education qualifications, conversational Japanese language skills, and previous ALT experience are a big plus.

Rosetta Stone Learning Center - ロゼッタストーン・ラーニングセンター (RSLC)

Weekend Online French Instructor

  • Company: Rosetta Stone Learning Center - ロゼッタストーン・ラーニングセンター (RSLC)
  • Salary: ¥54,000 ~ ¥126,000 / Month
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Conversational
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Rosetta Stone is looking for online French teachers who can work from 9:30 a.m. to 6:20 p.m. or 10:20 a.m. to 7:10 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

You must have at least 2 years of teaching experience. Japanese proficiency is a plus.

Benefits include three days of training followed by a continuous improvement program, career growth opportunities, and paid holidays.

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

Daycare Staff

  • Company: Kinder Kids International Preschool (キンダーキッズインターナショナル)
  • Salary: ¥1,000 ~ ¥1,200 / Hour
  • Location: Nagoya, Aichi
  • English: Fluent
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Kinder Kids is looking for daycare staff in Nagoya to to provide support for its daycare program.

The designated work shift is 1:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. or 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. preferably Monday to Friday. A few spots are also open for early morning daycare too, such as 08 a.m. - 10 a.m.

You must have a valid working visa for Japan.

Musical instruments skills, any Japanese proficiency, or valid first aid qualifications are a huge plus!

Amazon Data Services Japan K.K.

Data Center Technician (DCO)

  • Company: Amazon Data Services Japan K.K.
  • Salary: Annual Salary above ¥4,200,000 (¥350,000 / month expected)
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: None
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Amazon, the famous e-commerce platform, is looking for a data center technician for its Tokyo location.

Your main duties will include the break-fixing of servers and network devices. You must have experience using Linux systems.

Japanese proficiency is a plus but it's not mandatory to apply for this position.

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.

CHINRIU Honten Limited

Patisserie for Japanese / Western Fusion Style Sweets

  • Company: CHINRIU Honten Limited
  • Salary: ¥180,000 ~ ¥250,000 / Month
  • Location: Odawara, Kanagawa
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

Chinriu, a renowned Japanese pastry house, is looking for a skilled patissier to prepare a wide variety of pastries, including cakes, cookies, pies, and bread, following traditional and innovative recipes.

This hands-on position will allow you to develop your skills while learning about uniquely Japanese ingredients (such as cherry blossom and Japanese plums) and production methods.

You must have at least two years of professional experience in a bakery, restaurant or pastry shop as a patissier or in a similar position.


Factory Worker / 工場作業員

  • Company: 株式会社Legend金属回収センター
  • Salary: ¥200,000 ~ ¥300,000 / Month, Negotiable
  • Location: Saitama, Japan
  • English: Basic
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

An automotive factory is looking for factory workers in Saitama.

Full training will be provided but tasks will require physical strength involving handling metal scrap, pipes, etc.

The work schedule usually runs from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. with a two-hour break.

No Japanese abilities required, English is a plus.

My Gym Japan (株式会社トライグループ、マイジム事業部)

Children's Fitness Instructor

  • Company: My Gym Japan (株式会社トライグループ、マイジム事業部)
  • Salary: ¥1,250 ~ ¥2,500 / Hour
  • Location: Umeda, Osaka
  • English: Fluent
  • Japanese: None
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Fitness addicts are going to love this position as a fitness instructor for children.

My Gym is an English conversation school where children learn English through various physical activities.

Benefits include social insurance, transportation fee, flexible holidays, yearly parties, overseas camp projects (such as in Hawaii) and free access to a gym!

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.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA - Privacy Policy - Terms of Service



How to Read a Japanese Payslip

Here are the basics of knowing exactly how much you earn and how much you're paying in taxes.

By 4 min read


10 Side Jobs for Foreigners in Japan

Looking to make some extra money outside your day job? Here are some possible side jobs you can consider.

By 6 min read


2024 Top Jobs in Japan Week 21

Check out the open positions in teaching, hospitality, production staff and more for this week's Top Jobs in Japan!