English Instructor - Adult Learners

GABA Corporation - More Info


Gaba is Japan's leading provider of 1-to-1 English lessons to adult learners. Teach in a major metropolitan area in one of our 44 locations in the Kanto, Kansai, Kyushu, and Chubu regions (including Tokyo, Yokohama, Nagoya, Fukuoka, and Osaka), in a stylish Gaba Learning Studio with the ability to design your own flexible schedule. We foster an international environment with various options for certification and ongoing support. The learning studio environments are modern and professional.


  • 1-to-1 Student-focused teaching
  • Motivated adult students
  • Flexible schedule - build your schedule around your life
  • Comfortable and modern working environment 
  • Incentives available
  • Career opportunities available
  • 10+ Voluntary one-day workshops available for personal development

We are seeking enthusiastic and unique individuals who possess the following to experience living and working in Japan with Gaba:

  • Solid people skills
  • Native-level English (all nationalities considered)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Desire to live and work in Japan
  • TEFL/ TESOL certification or ESL experience preferred 

START DATE: Summer / Autumn 2019


International Recruiting Events

Come along to an event in your home town to meet a recruiter and learn more about teaching English in Japan with Gaba. Click the apply button and you'll be given a chance to select "register for an event". We look forward to meeting you there!

Manchester: August 2019 (date TBD)

London: August 2019 (date TBD)

Posted: September 2018
This is a Direct to School Job
Tokyo, Yokohama, Nagoya, Osaka, Fukuoka, Japan
July 2019
1 Year initially (2x 6 month contracts for visa sponsorship), extendable indefinitely
ESL Instructor
All Levels

Job Benefits

Accommodation Type: Support Finding Housing

Vacation: As much as you like - choose your schedule and be paid for the time you are teaching for.

Training: Provided
In-house certification developed specifically for 1-to-1 CLT lessons to Japanese nationals

Bonus: Monthly incentives for larger schedules

Qualifications and Requirements

Degree required for visa sponsorship only

About Japan

Teaching in Japan continues to be one of the most popular options for English teachers as well as licensed classroom teachers. One of the world's most technologically advanced countries, Japan also maintains a culture of old-world tradition and appreciation for beauty.

127,799,000 (10th)
Yen (¥) / En (円 or 圓) (JPY)
Buddhism, Shinto