Top Jobs in Japan with No Japanese Required – Week 47, 2019

Kyoto photographer, kid's fitness instructor and editor among our top picks of no nihongo jobs for this week!


Don’t speak Japanese but want to work in Japan? Each week we’re looking 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).

NIWAKA Corporation | 株式会社 俄

Kyoto Culture Photographer

  • Company: NIWAKA Corporation | 株式会社 俄
  • Salary: ¥3.0M / Year, Negotiable
  • Location: Kyoto, Japan
  • English: Business
  • Japanese: None
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Niwaka is looking for dynamic creative candidates to be out every week shooting breathtaking images around Kyoto City.

Your main duty will be preparing for your photo shoots, taking photos on location or inside a studio, editing and managing your photos while maintaining the company camera equipment.

A valid driver's license would be a plus. No Japanese required!

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一般社団法人Global Athlete Project | グローバル・アスリート・プロジェクト

Soccer & English Teacher

  • Company: 一般社団法人Global Athlete Project | グローバル・アスリート・プロジェクト
  • Salary: ¥2,000 ~ ¥2,500 / Hour, Negotiable
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

The Global Athlete Project is an English language school for children that teaches English through sports.

As a Soccer/English teacher your main duty will include to enjoy soccer/cheerleading with children and ensure their safety during sports activities.

Experience in teaching K-7 would be a big plus. You don't need any coaching certification.

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Ryuoo Ski Resort | 株式会社北志賀竜王

Ski Resort Staff & Ski / Snowboard Instructor 【Urgently Wanted!】

  • Company: Ryuoo Ski Resort | 株式会社北志賀竜王
  • Salary: ¥900 ~ ¥1,100 / Hour
  • Location: Shimotakai, Nagano
  • English: Conversational
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

This resort in Nagano is looking for resort staff and a ski/snowboard instructor for the 2019/2020 winter season (November to March).

You must have experience skiing or snowboarding. Abilities in Chinese would be a plus!

Benefits include staff accommodation and meals, a free lift pass, free snow gear rental and transportation allowance.

If you are applying from overseas, please state in your cover letter what type of visa you will possess (Working Holiday, Student etc.,). Visa sponsorship can only be offered for full-time position promotions after the seasonal period.

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Forte Inc. | フォルテ

Rewriter/Editor of Scientific Documents

  • Company: Forte Inc. | フォルテ
  • Salary: Salary negotiable
  • Location: Shinjuku, Tokyo
  • English: Native
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Forte is looking for a rewriter/editor specialized in scientific fields such as medicine or life/physical/social science.

Special consideration will be given to applicants with the following experience or skills:

- Research experience, conference presentations, publications
- Advanced degree and/or graduate-level work
- Previous editing experience

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Michigan English School | ミシガンイングリッシュスクール

Full-Time Native English Teacher

  • Company: Michigan English School | ミシガンイングリッシュスクール
  • Salary: ¥250,000 / Month
  • Location: Gifu, Japan
  • English: Native
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

Tired of the hustle and bustle of Tokyo?

Here is an opportunity for an English teaching job located in Gifu City in Gifu Prefecture in the central area of Japan, 20 minutes by train from Nagoya city.

In addition to regular English classes, you'll be able to take part in summer camps, nature expeditions with the kids around Gifu and holiday parties.

Benefits include a company car, furnished apartments, and visa sponsorship.

You must have at least a Bachelor's degree.

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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: Nishijin, Fukuoka
  • 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!

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