Please see our website: https://www.westgateusainc.com/
Who We Are
We are looking for enthusiastic and knowledgeable English- language teachers who are interested in teaching at the university-level in Japan. We offer highly motivated and eager teachers a unique opportunity to enrich their teaching skills while realizing their dreams of exploring a foreign country. As a company, Westgate aims to shape the future of English education in Japan; we are looking for people to help us in this pursuit.
We offer a well-paid university-level position with 3-5 month renewable contract periods. We provide housing and reimburse flights to and from Japan. In between contracts we offer time-off, where teachers may travel or return home. We are looking for the smartest English-language teachers out there!
Our teachers are contracted on 3-5 month terms (fall and spring). Contracts are renewable. In between contracted terms, teachers have time to travel or return home. The terms are scheduled as such:
- Extra-Curricular Courses: late April/early May to late July (approx. 3 months)
- Accredited Courses: late March/early April to late July (approx. 3-5 months)
- Extra-Curricular Courses: mid/late September to late December (approx. 3 months)
- Accredited Courses: early/mid September to late December/late January (approx. 3-5 months)
All universities are in the greater Tokyo area, including Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, and Aichi
Salary & Benefits
Approximately 260,000 - 275,000 yen per month (approx. 2,430 - 2,550 USD, converted) based on previous teaching experience and education.
Additionally, teachers are provided with housing. We can arrange a furnished single apartment with a rental fee of 81,000 yen per month (utilities and maintenance fees included).
We offer flight reimbursement to and from Tokyo up to 1,200 USD. Teachers choose where they wish to fly from and to.
Teachers are provided with smart phones during the contract.
Enthusiasm in education is absolutely necessary. We require our teachers to be university graduates and to possess some combination of the following:
- higher education (MA in ESL, applied linguistics, etc.)
- teaching certification (ESL, TEFL, etc.)
- teaching experience
Any degree of higher education will be accepted. The applicant is not required to have all of the above credentials. No Japanese language skills necessary. We will look at all applicants and we recommend all who are interested to apply.
To apply, please start by sending your CV/resume with a 1 page cover letter briefly expressing who you are and your interest in teaching English to Luke McCarthy at firstname.lastname@example.org