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Paid TEFL Internship in Japan

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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$1550 - $1800 (£1300 - £1,500) 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
  • 40 working hours per week with 2 days off (20-30 hours teaching contact time)
  • 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.

Paid TEFL Internship in Japan (tefl-internship-comparison-nov22.jpg)

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

Interns must have a native or near-native level of English to enrol and be aged between 21 and 40 years old. Interns must also have a Bachelor's degree qualification and have had at least 12 years of schooling in English. Interns must have no criminal record and be in good health (must be confirmed with health check before departure), with no visible tattoos. Interns must also hold an International driving permit and be fully COVID-19 vaccinated. Interns need to be in a good financial position - able to pay for the internship before travel and cover additional expenses, e.g. flights, insurance, legalisation costs, visas and bills, before the first pay check is received. Interns will receive a full refund if their application is rejected by our overseas partners (XploreAsia).

Minimum Age restriction

21-40

Average completion timeframe

12 months

Placement or Practical required

No placement or practical organisation required. The internship is organised by our partners (XploreAsia) on successful application.

If placement or practical required, when?

Arranged with overseas team

Is Membership Required?

 

No Membership

Additional requirements

Learners will need a desktop PC or a laptop to complete the course. iPads and/or mobile phones are not suitable.

Certification Timeframe

Learners can expect to receive their eCertificate within 7 working days of passing their course. Printed certificates are ordered separately (fees apply) and are delivered within 1 month of being ordered.

Extension Rules

£40 for 6 months extension is OK, TEFL course needs to be completed before internship starts

Course Fees

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

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

Terms and Conditions can be found here.

Enrolment dates

  • September 2023 to August 2024
  • March 2024 to February 2025
  • September 2024 to August 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 Friday 29th September
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Friday 29th September

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$1550 - $1800 (£1300 - £1,500) 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
  • 40 working hours per week with 2 days off (20-30 hours teaching contact time)
  • 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.

Paid TEFL Internship in Japan (tefl-internship-comparison-nov22.jpg)

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

Interns must have a native or near-native level of English to enrol and be aged between 21 and 40 years old. Interns must also have a Bachelor's degree qualification and have had at least 12 years of schooling in English. Interns must have no criminal record and be in good health (must be confirmed with health check before departure), with no visible tattoos. Interns must also hold an International driving permit and be fully COVID-19 vaccinated. Interns need to be in a good financial position - able to pay for the internship before travel and cover additional expenses, e.g. flights, insurance, legalisation costs, visas and bills, before the first pay check is received. Interns will receive a full refund if their application is rejected by our overseas partners (XploreAsia).

Minimum Age restriction

21-40

Average completion timeframe

12 months

Placement or Practical required

No placement or practical organisation required. The internship is organised by our partners (XploreAsia) on successful application.

If placement or practical required, when?

Arranged with overseas team

Is Membership Required?

 

No Membership

Additional requirements

Learners will need a desktop PC or a laptop to complete the course. iPads and/or mobile phones are not suitable.

Certification Timeframe

Learners can expect to receive their eCertificate within 7 working days of passing their course. Printed certificates are ordered separately (fees apply) and are delivered within 1 month of being ordered.

Extension Rules

£40 for 6 months extension is OK, TEFL course needs to be completed before internship starts

Course Fees

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

Excellent Marking

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.

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 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

Terms and Conditions can be found here.

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

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

OUR PASS RATE
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(National Average 73.8%)
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