Job Descriptions

Do you have a strong interest in Japan and Japanese culture? Have you ever thought about teaching abroad? Borderlink is currently looking for creative, outgoing, professional, and flexible individuals with a genuine interest in Japan, to work as Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs) at Japanese public elementary, junior high, and senior high schools in Japan. The Japanese school year is from April, and the large majority of positions begin in April and May.

Typical Spring Start Position Details

Possible Locations
  • Kanto Region
    (Tokyo, Saitama, Kanagawa, Gunma, Chiba, Ibaraki, and Yamanashi Prefectures)
  • Koshinetsu Region (Niigata Prefecture)
  • Kansai Region (Osaka, Shiga, and Hyogo Prefectures)
  • Chubu Region ( Aichi and Gifu Prefectures)
General working hours

8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday
(Working times vary from one city to another.)


Salaries start at 200,000 yen, and are based on experience,
language ability, and teaching skill.

***August is summer vacation in Japan, and is generally not included within the contract period. However, we do offer part-time work for most ALTs during this time, assisting with summer camps, speech competition training at junior high schools, and Japanese teacher training sessions.

Teaching in Japan is an adventure- so make it a good one with Borderlink. We've been at the forefront of English education in Japan for years. And we're committed to helping you get here, get settled and get the most out of your ALT experience.

Apply now, and start your adventure today!