Project Description

Kanoya City Full Time ALT Position

Source: Kanoya City

This opening is for a full-time position as an assistant language teacher (ALT) in Kanoya City, Kagoshima Prefecture starting ASAP. Candidates need to be eligible for international driver’s permit OR hold a Japanese driver’s license.

The placement will be in elementary schools and junior high schools in Kanoya City, where the ALT will assist as a team teacher and help planning English lessons under a schedule created by the Board of Education.

We can provide accommodation and a company car for commuting in Kanoya for a successful candidate.

Position Conditions

Contract Dates

Immediate ~ March 31, 2021

Contract Dates

Immediate ~ March 31, 2021

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Base Salary

¥230,000 ~ ¥250,000 Per Month

Base Salary

¥230,000 ~ ¥250,000
Per Month

Work Times

Monday to Friday8:30am to 4:30pm

Work Times

Monday to Friday

8:30am to 4:30pm

Transportation Costs

Transportation Costs

Transportation Costs
Covered at a fixed rate

Position Requirements

  • Be a native speaker of English, or have acquired an education in English for at least 12 years.

  • Completed a University Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in English countries.
  • Must be currently residing in Japan

  • Have a strong interest in Japanese culture and language and be able to connect with Japanese people.
  • Hold a valid visa status that allows you to live and work in Japan (visa sponsorship/renewal available)

  • Hold a valid Japanese driver’s license or international driver’s permit (IDP) in order to commute to schools.

  • Must have conversational Japanese in order to successfully plan lessons with Japanese Teachers of English in the Elementary Schools.


Candidates living in or willing to relocate to Kanoya City will be given priority.

Visa Sponsorship

Visa applications and renewals are available.

About Kanoya City

Kanoya City is located in the southeastern region of Kyushu in Kagoshima Prefecture. Kanoya has a reported population of over 100,000 people.

Its warmer temperatures at an average of 27 degrees (80°F) a year and its subtropical environments nurture a wide variety of amazing things: amberjack fisheries, excellent wagyu beef, chicken, black pork, and sweet potatoes.Not to mention the finest sweet potato shochu, a famous type of alcohol produced in this area.

Beachside drives and starry skies; this placement is perfect for those who want to feel and experience another side of Japan with a rich culture. Don’t miss this opportunity!

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