Prospective Teachers

Thank you for your interest in working for English Buffet! We appreciate you taking the time to visit our website.

Since our establishment in 2010, English Buffet has quickly become one of the biggest, well-known English conversation schools in Kyoto.

We currently employ over 20 teachers from 9 different countries, and most of our teachers are professionally trained in other fields. We believe diversity—race, nationality, background, interests, etc.—is the key to success, and we pride ourselves in having one of the finest, most versatile, hardwoking team of teachers in the Kansai area.

We are always looking for committed individuals to help the school grow while maintaining our high standards of teaching. Please check our website frequently for job openings.

Prerequisites for Teachers:

  • Applicants must be in Japan
  • Applicants must be native speakers of English
  • Bilingual applicants must have experience studying in Japan and an English speaking country
  • Applicants must have a valid visa for working in Japan
  • Applicants must have a university degree or currently be attending university

Applicants must be versatile, a team player, and have a willingness to learn

Job Openings

We are currently looking for more teachers. Please feel free to contact us if you're interested in working with us here at English Buffet.

As a part of the hiring process, candidates who pass initial screening will be given multiple chances to demonstrate teaching techniques in front of teachers and be asked to teach a few classes.

In addition to the requirements listed above, the successful candidate will also possess the following traits:

  • One year of teaching experience is required
  • Strong intrapersonal and communicational skills are a must
  • Flexible with schedule, and willing to participate in school events
  • Organized and punctual
  • Familiarity or interest in Japanese culture and customs

Schedule and compensation:

  • ¥1,500
  • Transportation costs will be covered up to ¥15,000
  • Starting hours depend on availability
  • Must be willing to work Saturdays and/or Sundays
  • Looking for teachers to work at least one year

If interested, please send your CV or resume to "Dear Teachers" at
info@englishbuffet.net.