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Jan 9, 2018

English teaching jobs leads

Hey guys. So my wife is from Malaysia and she just got here a year ago. We've been trying to find a job for her but we can't seem to get any employer interested. Are there any leads we can follow on for a job as an English teacher? Happy 2018!

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  • Tomuu

    on Jan 9

    Have you tried the eikaiwa like Coco Juku? I know that they have a history of hiring teachers from outside of the traditional English-speaking nations like the U.S, U.K etc. Although I hear that they've merged with GABA now so I'm not sure what that means for the future of their hiring policy. I feel like the bigger eikaiwa might be your best bet in this situation anyway, especially if you don't mind part-time hours or contracts based purely on the hours spent teaching rather than a fixed monthly salary. Overall, it seems like you might be better going for those places with a more flexible hiring policy, which is probably the eikaiwa.

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  • helloalissa

    on Jan 11

    If she's already got a profile set up on Gaijinpot.com, the best thing to do is talk to other foreigners in the area to learn about potential openings or even part time and substitute lessons. (Sometimes companies start hiring late to fill remaining positions with teachers already in the area with a visa, so more might become available in spring.) She could also try any local job sites and Hello Sensei for freelance work. Good luck!

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  • Saitama

    on Jan 15

    Where are you based in Japan? I know in my town they are desperate for English teachers. We are in a rural area that has few English speaking foreigners. If there is a rural town near you, maybe you could ask in their town office if they know of any opportunities. They might also have a "town work" department that can help you find an opening and / or register your availability.

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  • tanakadesu

    on Jan 16

    Thanks guys! We will take a look at Coco Juku and see if there are any place with an opening. Thanks Tomuu! Also, she did sign up on Gaijinpot. But we didn't consider actually contacting other users. All we did was just look for job openings. Thanks helloalissa! Hey Saitama! I'm based in Setagaya and we are connected with the den-en-toshii line. We tried the setagaya ward office but we didn't get any leads there. Instead we found a course that teaches Japanese and she's been practicing her japanese there every Thursday. =)

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Hey guys. So my wife is from Malaysia and she just got here a year ago. We've been trying to find a job for her but we can't seem to get any employer interested. Are there any leads we can follow on for a job as an English teacher? Happy 2018!

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on Jan 9