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(We need 2 more part-time teachers to join our team!)

(updated 8/1/2022)

About Us

Do you have a passion for kids and teaching? If so, we’d love to invite you to become a member of the Spyglass Kids English team!  Spyglass Kids English is an expanding English school in Fukui Prefecture on the main island of Honshu in Japan. 


A New Opportunity

This is a great chance for you to build your own student base under the Spyglass Kids English Company brand.

We specialize in fun and exciting, student-centered English lessons for students ranging in ages from 1st - 6th grade elementary school students. Our curriculum has proven to be very effective and shows very fast results for most students. A handful of lessons for junior high school, high school, and adults students are also taught in the evenings.


The Ideal Candidate Will:

  • be punctual, reliable cooperative

  • be outgoing and cheerful.

  • be motivated and independent.

  • be able to learn new activities quickly.

  • be flexible and able to adapt quickly.

  • be a team player.

Job Description - Part-Time

We are looking for NATIVE English language teachers who can create a warm and friendly experience for our students, aged 6-12 years old for our weekday and Saturday classes. As we expand, your teaching schedule will also fill up.  Our goal is to have you teaching an average of 5-10 hours per week. Prior teaching experience (at least 1 year) and some basic Japanese is preferred. The ideal candidate must currently live in Japan and have a valid work VISA.  Candidates from Fukui, Ishikawa, Toyama, Gifu, or Shiga are preferred, but not required.


Contract Type: Part-Time

  • Start Date: October 2022

  • # of Positions: Two (2) 

  • Contract Term: 1-year recurring

  • Work Hours: 16:00-20:00 (weekdays), 9:00 ~ 17:30 (Saturdays)

  • Salary: ¥1500〜¥2500〜 per class taught (Competitive/Depends on experience)

  • Travel Expenses: Covered 

  • Probation Period: 1 month

  • Paid Training: Yes

  • Holidays: Golden Week, Obon, Spring Break, New Year’s Holiday, etc.

  • Assist in Special Events: We hold several special events during the year such as a big Halloween Spooktacular, Summer BBQs, Fall Grape Picking, Spyglass Spelling Bee and other events. Some special events are occasionally scheduled on Sundays.

Main Responsibilities Include:

  • Teaching using our curriculum & textbooks, workbooks & flashcards (alphabet, phonics, singing, games, etc.)

  • Lesson Planning, student management & progress reporting

  • Working in teams to accomplish teaching goals

  • Planning seasonal events


Lesson Planning

A “lesson menu” will be provided where the teacher will create create their curriculum depending on the needs of the student clientele. Ongoing training on how to deliver the lesson will take place to support the teacher.  


When you send us a message or resume, please let us know these things below: 

  • Why you are interested in the position at Spyglass Kids English.

  • Explain your teaching methodology and experience teaching children and/or adults in detail.

Our goal is to make learning English an exciting adventure and the teaching team will work hard to ensure that our students & parents know they are welcomed and cared for. You'll learn a lot and you won’t be stuck doing one task here. Each teacher and staff member contributes to creating a WOW student experience by participating in all aspects of the job.

Visit us online to get an idea of our school environment and culture:

Instagram: www.instagram.com/spyglassenglish_fukui

Facebook: www.facebook.com/spyglassenglish

Youtube: http://bit.ly/SKEYouTube



Dedicated instructors will have the opportunity to own and operate their own

Spyglass Kids English branch school based on

performance, skills, knowledge, hard work and qualifications.  

Attach your cover letter, resume and photo and send below to: 

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Mr. Walter Tsushima

Spyglass Kids English, Owner & Operator