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English Teacher for Children

Education Network Corp.
Nagakute-city, central Japan, Japan
US 1614 - 1750 a month
Accommodation support is provided. The company will be a guarantor.
Airfare for Employee no-residing in Japan: up to 60,000 yen from the residential place will be paid by company in cash on employee’s arrival in Japan.
Start date
Start August 2023
1 year 8 months
  • All Levels
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 1 year of teaching experience
  • Education, Communication, East Asian studies
  • Teaching Credential/License
    TESL/TEFL Certificate over 100 hours
    TESL/TEFL Certificate
    TESL/TEFL Diploma Level
  • United States (USA), United Kingdom (UK), Canada, South Africa, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand


  • Some understanding of Japanese and TESL/ESL certification is preferred. 
  • Interests in working with young children. 
  • Ability to work independently with cooperation with staff. 
  • Willingness to adapt to and enjoy a different way of life. 
  • Class-organizing skills. Good singing voice. 
  • Outgoing and friendly personality.

Q: What’s great about the work environment?

All classes are supported by active office staff to help them implement their ideas.

Ednet's main office is located within walking distance of several interesting parks and outdoor environments.  Local buses also pass in front of the school throughout the day if a trip to parks farther away is planned.  There are a variety of shops in the area from restaurants to small boutiques. We typically have a 3-day weekend almost every month due to Japanese national holidays. 

Q: What’s the work/life balance?

Teachers are scheduled to work an 8 or 9-hour day 5 Tuesday through Saturday.  Teachers are not expected to take work home or to work extra long hours.

Along with teachers' vacation time (10 days to start), there are six extra summer vacation days and four added vacation days around New Year. 

Q: What's the bonus system?

The completion bonus will be different on job performance evaluation and will be paid in the last month of the contract.  You will have the chance to get a student bonus when you gain a new member in your class.

KEC English School has been giving English lessons to children aged 2-18 and some adults in Nagakute City, the suburb of Nagoya City, the center of Japan since 1988.

Our purpose is to give the opportunity for children to get the English language skill, needless to say, and to get the way of international communication.  International education is our ultimate goal.

In KEC we have some foreign teachers from the US, England, South Africa, and Australia, and 15 Japanese teachers.  We have over 330 students.


  • Teaching English at kindergarten, area classes, Saturday immersion class, developing curricula and educational materials, attending meetings, and making class reports. KEC foreign teachers travel to class every day and Japanese teachers will assist them. The students are aged 2-12 preschool/elementary children, junior high school students, high school students, and some adults. There are 4-6 lessons per day.
  • Participating in some events including camps for children and ceremonies at kindergartens.
  • Teaching at the seminar for teachers.
  • Office work: Participating in meetings, planning, and preparation for the lessons.



This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Our mission is to help children in developing a global vision and a positive attitude by learning English or immersing in English as a communication tool.

Education Network is a group of four learning communities located in the Nagoya suburbs of Nagakute, Japan.  Nagoya is a central city and one of the three biggest cities in Japan.

The three departments are Kids International School (KIS), KEC English School (KEC), and Kids English Afterschool (KEA).  Each learning community provides a different educational experience.

KEC English School started in 1989 and we have been giving English lessons in various locations including in Nagkute main school, kindergartens, and community centers in the Nagoya area.  There are more than 400 students from ages 2 to high school students.

There is a sister KEC school in Tsuruga city in Fukui prefecture, called KTP Kids English Club.

Kids International School opened in 1997.  KIS is an English Immersion preschool, located in Nagakute-cho, the suburb of Nagoya-city, the center of Japan  It was founded to provide your child with a wonderful opportunity for international awareness at an early age in a warm, safe, and positive environment. 

We have four classes of age: 1) 5 years old class, 2) 4 years old class, 3) 3 years old class, and 4) 2 years old class.  There are 8-14 children in one class from Japan, Canada, and other European countries.  The Japanese teachers assist the foreign teachers.

Kids English After School started in 2017.  We accept elementary school students from three elementary schools in Nagakute city. It's an immersion school and they enjoy project work in English.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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