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Teaching at a Christian School

Contact: John Nelson, Headmaster
One-year contract. Once-a-year interview in the U.S. Need partial support & must be associated with an organization. Actively seeking staff in the areas of: kindergarten, ESL, PE, art, English, piano, instrumental music, choir, speech and language therapy, maintenance personnel. Check the website for details.

Teacher certification required. Positions regularly available. Actively seeking teachers for English and math/science.

Contact: newlife(at)
Christian school in Okinawa is looking for teachers with "missionary hearts." A teaching couple would be ideal. See website for details.


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Teaching English

Be salaried by the Japanese government to teach English in a junior high or senior high school in Japan! Fairly strict requirements. Say Yes to Japan can help applicants locate a nearby missionary/church.

JET also hires a very limited number of people to serve as "coordinator for international relations" and "sports exchange advisor."

There is a JET Christian Fellowship Yahoo group that helps Christian teachers get the most out of their JET experience. Look on Facebook or E-mail:

Contact: Dave Verwey
Japan Mission (interdenominational) in Nara Prefecture needs a single person trained in ESL with a heart for the lost. Gospel is shared in English classes with people who don't attend church. Part salary/part support. Apply online.

Shukugawa Bible Church (Kobe-Osaka)

Contact: Kenji Hata, Minister
Teach English in association with the Shukugawa Bible Church (inter-denominational) in Nishinomiya City (Kobe-Osaka area). Opportunity to help with various ministry outreaches as well. Apartment and salary provided. One or two-year commitment required.

Missions / Ministry

Organizes 2-6 week trips to serve Missionaries by teaching English classes from the book of Luke. Known for their excellent training to minimize the burden on missionaries.

Short-term possibilities. Site also has a history of Christianity in Japan.

Click "ministry opportunities" and scroll down to "mission opportunities in Japan." Usually looking for someone who speaks Japanese.

Interdenominational mission. Various opportunities.

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Spend a summer in Japan or in the US working with Japanese college students.

Members of the crew give tours, cultural programs, Christian testimonies. They also do service projects at churches, prisons, or orphanages in port cities in Asia, including Japan. Two-year commitment.

Youth With A Mission's opportunities in Japan.

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Creative Ideas

Tokyo Disneyland

Get a taste of Japan while earning a salary. Disney hires mostly musicians, dancers, actors. Call U.S. (407) 394-3220 for audition info/brochure.