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Contract Details

Full Time Instructor Contract

38 Hours
per Week

  • ¥281,875 Starting Salary
  • ¥1,990 Per Lesson Starting Rate
  • Up to ¥27,000 Commutation
  • Holidays & Christmas Day Off
  • Paid Vacation after 6 Months
  • Paid Sick and Personal Days
  • Health Support Benefit
  • Visa Sponsorship


Guaranteed Contract Salary

A competitive monthly starting salary of ¥281,875 with the possibility to earn more.

Payments are made on the 28th of each month based on a salary cycle that runs from the 18th of one month to the 17th of the next.

No. of Hours per Week

38 hours per week

7 hours and 35 minutes per day within 9 hours and 5 minutes per day available.

Per Lesson Rate

Opt to teach lessons outside of your contracted schedule and maximize your earning potential. Berlitz Japan offers an attractive Per Lesson rate of ¥1,990 with possible rate increases.


Receive a monthly public transportation pass worth up to ¥27,000 for your commute between your home and base Language Center.


You will be required to teach at locations other than your base Language Center. Berlitz Japan covers transportation costs between work locations as well as compensation for your travel time.

Holidays & Paid Leave

Holidays & Christmas Day Off

Time off is given for all Japanese public holidays (approximately 15 days a year) as well as company holidays including Christmas Day.

Paid Vacation

Enjoy using the ten days of paid vacation you earn after completing six months. The number of paid vacation days you receive increases each year the longer you stay with Berlitz Japan.

Paid Sick Days and Personal Days

Benefit from the following after completing your 3-month development period:

6 Paid Sick Days per year; 3 of which can be used as Paid Personal Days.

Paid Absence

Become eligible for Special Paid Absence (Congratulatory & Condolence Leave) after completing one year.

Additional Benefits

Health Support Benefit

Take advantage of this supplementary medical benefit program effective from your first day of employment.

Visa Sponsorship

Visa requirements and/or sponsorship availability varies by position and is indicated with each job listing. Please refer to individual listings for more information.

Social Apartments

Social Apartment offers private apartments located in buildings with luxurious communal lounges ideal for socializing. Berlitz employees benefit from not having to pay key money on many of these apartments.



SAKURA HOUSE rents 1,200 apartments, share houses and dormitory rooms in 130 locations across the Tokyo area. Berlitz employees enjoy a ¥10,000 discount on the initial deposit.

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