Teaching abroad in Japan

Japan is a fascinating country that attracts many expats to live and work there. We work with some excellent international schools in Japan and are proud to assist talented teachers to find a job there.

Key details

Population: 128,084,700
Capital: Tokyo
Currency: Japanese yen
Number of international schools: 64
Number of IB schools: 36
Number of current vacancies: 4
Cost of Living

Living in Japan

Japan is an attractive place to live and work because of the relatively high earning potential and the continuously fascinating culture. Japan is also highly developed, having excellent high-speed transport, fast Internet and high technology. The Japanese are hospitable and gracious towards foreigners; however, expats should note that many Japanese people speak extremely minimal English, so it is a good idea to make an effort to learn some Japanese before departure. Japan's cuisine is world-famous, and expats living in a main city such as Tokyo, Osaka or Kyoto will never be short of something new to try. Japan has a temperate climate, with cool winters and warm summers, somewhat similar to the UK.

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Visas and Medical

To live and work in Japan, you will require a long-term visa and a residence card. For information see http://www.expatarrivals.com/japan/visas-for-japan Public healthcare in Japan is of an excellent standard, but it is still recommended for expats to have private insurance. Many international schools offer this as part of their benefits package.

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