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Tutor Support Included

Learning remotely doesn’t mean you’re on your own! You’ll be able to message your tutor through our industry-leading learning platform.

Flexible Payment Options

Enrol today for £0 deposit & spread the cost over 24 months

Learn At Your Own Pace

Study wherever and whenever you want. You’ll have access to your course for one year so you can fit your learning around your other commitments.

Paid TEFL Internship in Japan

Savings End

Tuesday 11th of October

100% online
learning
5 units
120 guided
learning hours
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Tuesday 11th October
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Tuesday 11th October

Paid TEFL Internship in Japan

This Internship at a Glance

  • Online TEFL Course (120-hours) including lesson planning
  • Teach and travel in Japan
  • 12-month teaching internship
  • Assistance finding accommodation
  • Cultural in-country weekend
  • Orientation & support throughout
  • Group size of up to 50 interns
  • US$1650 - $2300 (£1300 - £1,800) monthly salary during teaching (paid in Japanese Yen)

About your Internship

If you like the idea of getting paid to teach and travel and want to be able to explore a stunning new country – our Paid Japan TEFL Internship is right up your street! Spend 12 amazing months exploring everything Japan has to offer, from the bright lights of Tokyo to traditional temples in mountaintop towns like Kōyasan, all which getting real teaching experience!

During your internship you’ll earn an amazing salary, which is yours to spend as you wish!

We’ll take the hassle out of finding somewhere to live by providing you with assistance obtaining long-term accommodation. We’ll also sort out your teaching placement, assist you with visa processes, provide ongoing in-country support, and give you an in-country cultural weekend, so you can get to know Japan. Basically, you’ll have everything sorted for you, leaving you free to focus on the fun bits.

The beauty of our internships is that we organise everything for you – from getting TEFL qualified to finding accommodation in-country, we’ve got your back!

Before you hop onto that plane, we’ll make sure you’re fully prepared with our UK-Government regulated, and US-Government approved, TEFL course plus an Internship Preparation Course, and a Teaching in Japan course, designed for your internship.

You’ll also benefit from full support before and during your internship through our dedicated Customer Support Team and our trusty in-country partners, who will be there for you every step of the way. From visa guidance and flight assistance to training and full job support. If you need anything, they’ll be there to help you!

Our support doesn’t end when the internship’s over. Although it’s not something you want to think about now, you may want to come back home! We’ll be there post-internship to offer further guidance, or other travel opportunities

Your role as a TEFL Teacher consists of:

  • Teaching students through engaging English lessons
  • Creating lesson plans, resources, and marking
  • Conversing with the students in English
  • 20 -30 hours of teaching per week (with 2 days off)
  • Becoming everyone’s favourite new teacher!

Let’s talk money!

You’ll be earning a salary of approximately £1300 - £1,800 per month (subject to exchange rates) and receive a stipend or reimbursement for work-related transport. What you do with your salary is, obviously, completely up to you but we know we’d be spending ours eating amazing sushi and ramen, riding the famous bullet trains, and seeing incredible Kabuki shows!

Where will you be placed?

You’ll complete your internship in one of the amazing destinations that our internship partners have across Japan, including Nagoya, Hokkaido, Hiroshima, Fukuoka, and Osaka. Our dedicated and experienced in-country partners will match you with the most suitable school for your skills and preferences.

OUR PASS RATE
Teaching & Education (National Average 73.8%)
79.3%

Course Breakdown

  • Online TEFL Course (120-hours) including lesson planning
  • Teaching in Japan Course (provided by Xplore)
  • Internship Preparation Course
  • Cultural in-country weekend
  • Orientation

Teaching in Japan Course

  • A 40-hour online ‘cultural orientation’, this course will take you through all the essentials you need to know about Japanese history, culture, and language, as well as explaining what it’s like to live and work in Japan.

Internship Preparation Course

  • Classroom Behaviour Course - learn how to effectively manage pupil behaviour in your TEFL classroom with our Classroom Behaviour Course. From making a strong first impression and creating a positive learning environment, to working with children with Special Education Needs and managing conflict - you'll be a behaviour expert by the end of this course.
  • Confidence Building Course - we know how daunting it can be taking your first steps into the TEFL classroom as a newly qualified teacher, that's why we've included this specialist course to give your confidence the boost it needs.
  • Writing Travel Blogs Course - whether you want to make some extra money, start a new hobby, or make your social media followers green with envy, this course will teach you how to write high-quality blogs - a great skill to have as an English teacher.

Inclusions

  • 120 Hour TEFL Course
  • Teaching in Japan Course
  • Internship Preparation Course
  • 12 months teaching internship - run by our trusted partners
  • Advice & pre-departure preparation
  • Visa support
  • Support in arranging airport pick-up & transfers to school
  • Orientation - run online prior to departure
  • Assistance in finding long-term accommodation
  • US$1650 - $2300 (£1300 - £1,800) monthly salary during teaching (paid in Japanese Yen)
  • Paid holidays (5 days in a 12 month contract), plus public holidays
  • Ongoing in-country support
  • Academic support and advice on future employment

What's not included?

  • Flights
  • Visa fees
  • Police check - Please consult your national police (not local police)
  • Travel & medical insurance
  • Medical check on arrival (approx. £40)
  • Rent & utility bills (approx. £550 - £800 a month)
  • Budget of £2900 to cover you for the first 1.5 months in-country, until you receive your first salary payment
  • International Driving Permit (required for public schools only) & Rental car costs (required for public schools only)

Our TEFL course incorporates quizzes, real TEFL examples, and videos to help you learn. 

You will have to undertake a final assessment to receive your qualification.

Gatehouse Awards

Gatehouse Awards logo

Once you’ve passed this course, you will gain the Gatehouse Awards Level 3 TEFL Diploma (RQF) (Ofqual qualification code = 603/0150/8).

Recognised by employers around the world.

Gatehouse Awards Ltd is a leading awarding body recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, England (Ofqual). They also have a significant international presence providing language testing services.

 Am I eligible?

  • To be a fluent English speaker
  • To be aged 21-40 years (exceptions outside this age range on a case-by- case basis)
  • You will need a bachelor’s degree.
  • You need to have least 12 years of schooling in English.
  • No criminal record
  • No visible tattoos (must be covered)
  • To be in good health
  • International driving permit (only required for public school placements)
  • You must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated
  • Full payment will be required before you travel

You do not need…

  • A specific passport
  • Prior teaching experience
  • To know a second language

Enrolment dates

  • March 2023 to February 2023
  • September 2023 to August 2024
  • March 2024 to February 2025

Frequently Asked Questions

You’ll be teaching around 20-30 hours a week, with 2 days off.
Yes! If you’re already qualified, please request a callback from one of our team for more information.
It’s not common for TEFL teachers to be placed at the same school but don’t worry! You’ll have plenty of time to get to know the other TEFL teachers on the internship during your online orientation course and in-country cultural weekend, so you’ll have a strong support network.
Class sizes vary between public schools and language schools. Public school classes tend to have around 20-30 students per class, whereas language schools are smaller – they usually only have 6-10 students per class.
There are two main types of schools that we place people in – private language schools (Eikaiwas) and public schools. The placement you get will depend on when you want to start (Eikaiwas hire throughout the year, public schools tend to hire in March and September).
Yes! Wherever you’re from, you will need to book travel insurance and make sure it covers you for the full duration of the role.
Our internship partners will help you to find suitable and affordable accommodation. Most apartments in Japan are single occupancy and fairly basic, but comfortable. It will contain all the essentials you need and will be a commutable distance to your school.
Our internships are run by our trusted partners. You'll need to be eligible and accepted by our partners after you've booked on your internship. Please also note that full payment will be required before you travel.
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Tuesday 11th October
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Tuesday 11th October

Paid TEFL Internship in Japan

This Internship at a Glance

  • Online TEFL Course (120-hours) including lesson planning
  • Teach and travel in Japan
  • 12-month teaching internship
  • Assistance finding accommodation
  • Cultural in-country weekend
  • Orientation & support throughout
  • Group size of up to 50 interns
  • US$1650 - $2300 (£1300 - £1,800) monthly salary during teaching (paid in Japanese Yen)

About your Internship

If you like the idea of getting paid to teach and travel and want to be able to explore a stunning new country – our Paid Japan TEFL Internship is right up your street! Spend 12 amazing months exploring everything Japan has to offer, from the bright lights of Tokyo to traditional temples in mountaintop towns like Kōyasan, all which getting real teaching experience!

During your internship you’ll earn an amazing salary, which is yours to spend as you wish!

We’ll take the hassle out of finding somewhere to live by providing you with assistance obtaining long-term accommodation. We’ll also sort out your teaching placement, assist you with visa processes, provide ongoing in-country support, and give you an in-country cultural weekend, so you can get to know Japan. Basically, you’ll have everything sorted for you, leaving you free to focus on the fun bits.

The beauty of our internships is that we organise everything for you – from getting TEFL qualified to finding accommodation in-country, we’ve got your back!

Before you hop onto that plane, we’ll make sure you’re fully prepared with our UK-Government regulated, and US-Government approved, TEFL course plus an Internship Preparation Course, and a Teaching in Japan course, designed for your internship.

You’ll also benefit from full support before and during your internship through our dedicated Customer Support Team and our trusty in-country partners, who will be there for you every step of the way. From visa guidance and flight assistance to training and full job support. If you need anything, they’ll be there to help you!

Our support doesn’t end when the internship’s over. Although it’s not something you want to think about now, you may want to come back home! We’ll be there post-internship to offer further guidance, or other travel opportunities

Your role as a TEFL Teacher consists of:

  • Teaching students through engaging English lessons
  • Creating lesson plans, resources, and marking
  • Conversing with the students in English
  • 20 -30 hours of teaching per week (with 2 days off)
  • Becoming everyone’s favourite new teacher!

Let’s talk money!

You’ll be earning a salary of approximately £1300 - £1,800 per month (subject to exchange rates) and receive a stipend or reimbursement for work-related transport. What you do with your salary is, obviously, completely up to you but we know we’d be spending ours eating amazing sushi and ramen, riding the famous bullet trains, and seeing incredible Kabuki shows!

Where will you be placed?

You’ll complete your internship in one of the amazing destinations that our internship partners have across Japan, including Nagoya, Hokkaido, Hiroshima, Fukuoka, and Osaka. Our dedicated and experienced in-country partners will match you with the most suitable school for your skills and preferences.

Course Breakdown

  • Online TEFL Course (120-hours) including lesson planning
  • Teaching in Japan Course (provided by Xplore)
  • Internship Preparation Course
  • Cultural in-country weekend
  • Orientation

Teaching in Japan Course

  • A 40-hour online ‘cultural orientation’, this course will take you through all the essentials you need to know about Japanese history, culture, and language, as well as explaining what it’s like to live and work in Japan.

Internship Preparation Course

  • Classroom Behaviour Course - learn how to effectively manage pupil behaviour in your TEFL classroom with our Classroom Behaviour Course. From making a strong first impression and creating a positive learning environment, to working with children with Special Education Needs and managing conflict - you'll be a behaviour expert by the end of this course.
  • Confidence Building Course - we know how daunting it can be taking your first steps into the TEFL classroom as a newly qualified teacher, that's why we've included this specialist course to give your confidence the boost it needs.
  • Writing Travel Blogs Course - whether you want to make some extra money, start a new hobby, or make your social media followers green with envy, this course will teach you how to write high-quality blogs - a great skill to have as an English teacher.

Inclusions

  • 120 Hour TEFL Course
  • Teaching in Japan Course
  • Internship Preparation Course
  • 12 months teaching internship - run by our trusted partners
  • Advice & pre-departure preparation
  • Visa support
  • Support in arranging airport pick-up & transfers to school
  • Orientation - run online prior to departure
  • Assistance in finding long-term accommodation
  • US$1650 - $2300 (£1300 - £1,800) monthly salary during teaching (paid in Japanese Yen)
  • Paid holidays (5 days in a 12 month contract), plus public holidays
  • Ongoing in-country support
  • Academic support and advice on future employment

What's not included?

  • Flights
  • Visa fees
  • Police check - Please consult your national police (not local police)
  • Travel & medical insurance
  • Medical check on arrival (approx. £40)
  • Rent & utility bills (approx. £550 - £800 a month)
  • Budget of £2900 to cover you for the first 1.5 months in-country, until you receive your first salary payment
  • International Driving Permit (required for public schools only) & Rental car costs (required for public schools only)

Assessment

Our TEFL course incorporates quizzes, real TEFL examples, and videos to help you learn. 

You will have to undertake a final assessment to receive your qualification.

Qualifications

Gatehouse Awards

Gatehouse Awards logo

Once you’ve passed this course, you will gain the Gatehouse Awards Level 3 TEFL Diploma (RQF) (Ofqual qualification code = 603/0150/8).

Recognised by employers around the world.

Gatehouse Awards Ltd is a leading awarding body recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, England (Ofqual). They also have a significant international presence providing language testing services.

 Am I eligible?

  • To be a fluent English speaker
  • To be aged 21-40 years (exceptions outside this age range on a case-by- case basis)
  • You will need a bachelor’s degree.
  • You need to have least 12 years of schooling in English.
  • No criminal record
  • No visible tattoos (must be covered)
  • To be in good health
  • International driving permit (only required for public school placements)
  • You must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated
  • Full payment will be required before you travel

You do not need…

  • A specific passport
  • Prior teaching experience
  • To know a second language

Frequently Asked Questions

You’ll be teaching around 20-30 hours a week, with 2 days off.
Yes! If you’re already qualified, please request a callback from one of our team for more information.
It’s not common for TEFL teachers to be placed at the same school but don’t worry! You’ll have plenty of time to get to know the other TEFL teachers on the internship during your online orientation course and in-country cultural weekend, so you’ll have a strong support network.
Class sizes vary between public schools and language schools. Public school classes tend to have around 20-30 students per class, whereas language schools are smaller – they usually only have 6-10 students per class.
There are two main types of schools that we place people in – private language schools (Eikaiwas) and public schools. The placement you get will depend on when you want to start (Eikaiwas hire throughout the year, public schools tend to hire in March and September).
Yes! Wherever you’re from, you will need to book travel insurance and make sure it covers you for the full duration of the role.
Our internship partners will help you to find suitable and affordable accommodation. Most apartments in Japan are single occupancy and fairly basic, but comfortable. It will contain all the essentials you need and will be a commutable distance to your school.
Our internships are run by our trusted partners. You'll need to be eligible and accepted by our partners after you've booked on your internship. Please also note that full payment will be required before you travel.

Enrolment dates

  • March 2023 to February 2023
  • September 2023 to August 2024
  • March 2024 to February 2025

OUR PASS RATE
Teaching & Education
79.3%
(National Average 73.8%)

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