Project Description

Kochi High School Full Time ALT Position


This opening is for a full-time position as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) in Kochi Prefecture starting on September 1, 2020, with the initial contract finishing in March 2021.

There are two placements available: one entails Takaoka High School and Kaiyo (Kochi Marine) High School in Kochi City; the other in and around Shimanto Town in southwestern Kochi Prefecture, entailing Kubokawa High School, Shimanto High School, and Nakamura High School – Nishitosa Branch. In both positions, the ALT will assist as a team teacher and help plan English lessons under a schedule created by the Board of Education. As well as teaching English lessons, you may also be asked to participate in other school activities such as clubs, cleaning of the school and cultural festivals.

Both positions are accessible to the Shimanto River, a renowned natural wonder in Japan known for its clear water.

Position Conditions

Contract Dates

ASAP ~ March 2021

Contract Dates

ASAP ~ March 2021

Base Salary

¥230,000 to ¥260,000Per Month

Base Salary

¥230,000 ~ ¥260,000
Per Month

Work Times

Monday to Friday8:30am to 4:15pm

Work Times

Monday to Friday
8:30am to 4:15pm

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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

  • Currently residing in Japan or can relocate to Japan with a valid visa

  • Have a strong interest in Japanese culture and language and be able to connect with Japanese people

  • Have at least one year of ALT English teaching experience in public schools in Japan

  • Hold a valid visa status that allows you to live and work in Japan

  • Hold a Japanese or International driver’s license (required)


Candidates living in or willing to relocate to Kochi Prefecture will be given priority.

Visa Sponsorship

Visa applications and renewals are available.

*Driver’s License*

Must have a valid driver’s license and car to drive to schools. Rental car provided.

Where is Kochi Prefecture?

Kochi Prefecture Highlights

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