Yaruki Switch: FAQ
Flip the switch! Teach English in Japan with the Yaruki Switch Group
General requirements needed for Yaruki Switch Group teachers:
Degree: Associate’s or Bachelor’s (in any subject)
English: Native or native-like speaking ability with a clear accent
Minimum Age: 20
Japanese: Not 100% necessary, but it helps if you know some phrases
TEFL Certification: Not 100% necessary, but it will help you in the classrooms
Base salary of ¥250,000 monthly. Structured pay-rise system and career advancement opportunities based on experience, ability and performance. All new instructors will have a 3-month probationary period.
The instructor will be paid a renewal bonus of JPY 100,000 upon completion of one-year contract and contract renewal.
One-year contract with an option to extend. The number of extensions is unlimited with contract terms negotiable in length.
Instructors work 9 hours a day, including a 1 hour lunch break. Instructors work 5- day weeks, most often this is Monday to Friday. Regular working hours are 8:30 – 17:30. Instructors might be asked to work overtime (paid overtime) in the mornings or evenings.
Holidays and Leave
Ten paid vacation days a year after having worked six months and three main holidays in Japan; Golden Week, Obon and New Year. One additional paid vacation day for each extra year with the company.
Visa sponsorship available (Applicants must meet Immigration requirements and have a university degree)
Thorough initial training is given to all new instructors.
Work related commuting costs are covered 100%
Health insurance included
Opportunities for promotion exist
Instructors are required to participate in all school events. In addition to school events, instructors might be asked to work at company events.