Welcome to London Bridge International School

  Positions for teachers at London Bridge may become available from time to time . Posts are usually advertised at the end of the year (November or December) for positions starting in April.  Application deadlines are usually mid- February.
Check here and on the “japanenglishteacher”, “ohayosensei” and “jobsinjapan” sites for vacancies. We also welcome speculative applications (cover letter and resume) any time.

  • Sponsorship for working visa
  • Competitive salary
  • Assistance with finding accommodation.
  • Paid holidays and vacation time.
  • Yearly completion bonus.
  • Good long term employment prospects. Renewable yearly (and longer) contracts.
  • Increased salary, bonus and other benefits in second and subsequent years.


  • Native English speaker.
  • Minimum university bachelor’s degree.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Teaching certification (E.S.L, E.F.L, or a teaching qualification).
  • Experience teaching very young children (from age two).
  • Conversational Japanese.
  • Computer skills (using Word and Excel)
  • Singing / musical abilities and artistic skills.
  Brief Job Description  
  • Most positions require the teaching of a broad kindergarten curriculum to a class of young children in an English immersion environment.
  • Working time usually average 40 hours per week with a maximum of 30 ‘contact hours’.
    Teachers are expected to:
  • Work as part of a team with other Japanese and Western teachers.
  • Create a stimulating classroom learning environment.
  • Write lesson plans and keep records of student’s progress.
  • Lead and assist other staff in the setting up of events and performances.