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At Berlitz Japan we have 3 contracts:
1) a semi full-time contract
2) a part-time contract
3) a flexible paid-per-lesson contract

Instructor Contract

Forty 40-minute units per week (26.6 hrs).
  • Starting monthly base salary of ¥250,000
  • Fixed schedule
  • Additional work available on a unit-by-unit basis
  • Yearly contract completion bonus
  • Paid commutation
  • Japanese holidays and Christmas Day off
  • Fully paid travelers insurance (effective from the first day of employment)
  • 10 days paid vacation (after 6 months)
  • Unemployment insurance (contributions by employee and company)
  • Use of Resort Trust hotels

Part Time Guaranteed (PTG)

Twenty 40-minute units per week (13.3 hrs).
  • Starting monthly base salary of ¥125,000
  • Fixed schedule
  • Additional work available on a unit-by-unit basis
  • Yearly contract completion bonus
  • Paid commutation
  • Japanese holidays and Christmas Day off
  • Fully paid travelers insurance (provided the instructor works 120 units or is available 160 units a month)
  • Paid vacation after 6 months based on the number of regular contract days per week
  • Use of Resort Trust hotels

Per Lesson Agreement

Instructor agrees to be available in a fixed schedule. Berlitz will schedule lessons if they are available.
  • Work paid on a unit-by-unit basis
  • Commutation allowance
  • Japanese holidays and Christmas Day off with pay (National Holiday Allowance of 6 units/National Holiday provided the instructor works over 80 hours per month)
  • Paid vacation
  • Fully paid travelers insurance (provided the instructor works 120 units or is available 160 units a month)
  • Use of Resort Trust hotels
  • Can switch to Instructor Contract or PTG if appropriate for the LC and Instructor