Project Description

Sera Town Full Time ALT Position

Source: Hiroshima Prefecture

This opening is for a full-time position as an assistant language teacher (ALT) in Sera Town, Hiroshima Prefecture starting on September 1, 2020, with the contract finishing on March 31, 2021.

The placement will be in elementary and junior high schools in Sera Town where 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 the school, cultural festivals, and speech contest preparation.

Additionally, twice a month you will serve as a facilitator of English conversation courses for local residents of Sera Town.

Position Conditions

Contract Dates

September 1, 2020 ~ March 31, 2021

Contract Dates

September 1, 2020 –
March 31, 2021

Base Salary

¥240,000 - ¥260,000 per month

Base Salary

¥240,000 – ¥260,000
per month

Work Times

8:30 AM - 4:15 PM

Work Times

Monday to Friday
Between 8:30 AM – 4:15 PM
(two Fridays per month:
7:30 – 9:00 PM)

Transportation Costs


Transportation Costs

Covered at a certain rate
per month

Position Requirements

  • Be a native speaker of English

  • Attained a Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in an English-speaking country

  • Are presently residing in Japan with a valid work visa (we cannot take overseas applicants at this time due to COVID-19 travel restrictions)

  • Able to speak conversational Japanese

  • Have a strong desire to be involved in the local community

More Details

Visa Sponsorship
Visa applications and renewals are available.

Japanese drivers’ license or valid international driving permit required. Rental car available.

About Sera Town

Sera is a town located in Sera District, Hiroshima Prefecture Japan. On October 1, 2004, the towns of Kozan and Seranishi, both from Sera District, were merged into the expanded town of Sera.

As of the merger but with 2003 population data, the town has an estimated population of 19,213 and a density of 69.04 persons per km². The total (expanded) area is 278.29 km². It is a major producer of agricultural products such as matsutake mushrooms, pears, tomatoes, and rice.

Sera Town Highlights

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