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Abroad ESL Teacher for Amity

Summary(Review): Amity is specialized in teaching English to Children in Japan.

Job Overview for Abroad ESL Teacher:

Salary Per Month:

Minimal: $
Maximum: $

Class Schedule:

Morning (9am-12pm)
Afternoon (12pm-3pm)
Late Afternoon (3pm-6pm)
Evening (6pm-9pm)

Student Ages:

Preschool (age 3-5)
Elementary & Junior (age 5-15)



Job Details for Abroad ESL Teacher

Degree Required:

Bachelor or above

Certificate Required:



Native North American
Native UK
Native Australian/New Zealand
Native Ireland
Native South Africa

Min Hours Per Week:


Abroad ESL Teacher Job Description


When students join Amity they will choose one of 4 types of lessons:


A maximum of 8 similarly-aged students in a lesson. The group lesson is typically 40 – 50 minutes in length except for the Baby O class that is 30 minutes.


A maximum of 2 similarly-aged students in a lesson. The semi-private lesson is typically 40 – 50 minutes in length.


One student studying individually with the Native English Teacher. The length for this class is typically 40-50 minutes.


A group of students studying individually using the latest in computer based EFL learning.

Abroad ESL Teacher Job Requirements

Be native level speakers of English having conducted their schooling (from elementary school through university) in English.
Have a Bachelor’s Degree (all majors considered). Candidates in the final semester of a Bachelor’s Degree are also welcome to apply.
Qualities considered assets:
Experience working with children formally or informally
Sales and business experience
An outgoing and child-friendly personality

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Company Information for Amity

Since its inception in 1994, Amity has grown into a dynamic source for quality English conversation classes. Amity operates over 85 branch schools throughout Japan and teaches over 24,000 students weekly. There are teaching opportunities for highly motivated, child friendly, native level speakers of English at all our branch schools. If you want to capture the mystery of Japan through the imaginative eyes of children, come join us. We love kids!

Abroad ESL Teacher Reviews

Amity hires teachers year round from our recruitment offices in Los Angeles and Japan.

No. Information sessions and initial one-on-one meetings will be conducted via video conference. Successful candidates will be invited to a final interview which will be conducted in person.

The process differs slightly for candidates interviewing in Japan. Please be advised that you may be asked to interview at one of our branch school locations.

Native English Teachers commit to a one-year contract. All first year contracts must be one year.

Amity does welcome requests for location and departure time; however, we ask that candidates be flexible. As not every location will become available at the time the teacher is ready to depart. We also consider the needs of the locations when placing candidates.

Amity requires that its Native English Teachers possess a Bachelor’s Degree. Candidates without a degree from an accredited university will not be considered.

Native English Teachers do not use Japanese in the classroom; therefore, Japanese language ability is not required to apply.

Amity hires native English speakers. A candidate from a non-English speaking country must have completed their primary, secondary, and Bachelor’s Degree from institutions where English is the primary language of instruction.

Though experience working with children and teaching experience are considered assets, these are not requirements. Amity provides
comprehensive training to all new Native English Teachers upon arrival in Japan.

All candidates who meet Amity’s requirements are welcome to apply. Each member of the couple must submit a separate resume and essay. Should both applicants be successful, Amity will do its best to place the couple close together.
Company-provided apartments are for single occupancy. Couples housing is not provided.

Amity does not sponsor Visa permits for dependents and company-provided apartments are arranged for single occupancy. Arrangements for Dependent Visa’s and housing would be the responsibility of the candidate.

Amity offers contract renewals to Native English Teachers based on performance evaluations. There is no limit to the number of renewal offers a Native English Teacher can receive.

Candidates are welcome to apply to both organizations. It is recommended that candidates make the recruitment staff aware that applications have been submitted to both AEON and Amity.

NET stands for “Native English Teacher”.