Develop yourself for the world. Join the YMCA English Teachers Workforce.

Kumamoto YMCA is now offering job opportunities for dedicated and responsible English teachers who are serious in pursuing their teaching career in Japan. If you would like to try to be part of the YMCA English Language Teachers Workforce, this is a very good opportunity for you to join and start as a part time teacher and hopefully be eligible for a possible Full Time Position.

New challenges and non-stop opportunities for self-improvement through free intensive and regular trainings, workshops, discussions and even free Japanese lessons for foreigners await you here at the YMCA so come and try to be part of how it is to make a difference in the global community.

Kumamoto YMCA is not only a place where you can teach English. It is also a place where you get to be a part of a community where people support and help each other. It is also the place where teachers` ideas are always welcome to make contributions for the betterment of the school which in turn contributes to making better programs based on the needs of our clientele.

Most of our teachers (and students as well) have stayed with us through the years as they have opted to be committed to our program and vision of nurturing the old and young alike to be ready as global citizens. Our foreign teachers also have regarded Kumamoto YMCA as their second home away from home.

If you are a teacher who values commitment, self- improvement, long lasting friendships and a chance to make a difference, then Kumamoto YMCA is one of the best if not the best place to be.

The YMCA is more than just a language school. There's a very positive vibe and a feeling of community. (HA/USA)


There’s no place like home. There’s no place like the YMCA. (KO/Japan)


I’m glad to be part of the YMCA’s vision of nurturing people to be at their best. (MK/Philippines)


Working at the YMCA is great because it’s the place where commitment and motivation is rewarded. (BZ/Switzerland)


I love the YMCA & the people working here. I’m lucky to work in a very warm & international environment with professional teachers, staff & wonderful students. (AK/Uzbekistan)


I respect the enthusiasm and professionalism of my co-workers & I’m happy to help support the YMCA's volunteer and humanitarian efforts. (BM/Canada)


Requirements for English teacher applicants:

  • Non-native English speaker: TOEIC score of 900 and (for adults) and 750 score and above (for Kids)
  • Native English speaker: TESOL and/or teaching experience preferred
  • Driving license preferred
  • Foreign applicants must have a valid visa

Send your CV and other related information to:

Attn: Maria Kase
5-5 Kamitori-cho Chuo-ku Kumamoto-shi, Kumamoto, 860-0845
Global Education Department
The Kumamoto YMCA, the Public-interest Incorporated Foundation

〒860-0845 熊本市中央区上通町5-5
公益財団法人 熊本YMCA グローバル教育部 加瀬マリア宛
Phone:096-352-2344


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