Q: Is it difficult to find a job as an English teacher in Japan if English is not my native language?

Becoming an English conversational teacher is one of the most popular jobs for foreigners visiting Japan. Those from countries like America, England, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, where English is spoken as the first language can easily find jobs as a teacher at English conversation schools or as a private English tutor.

However, there are many foreigners with fluent English conversational skills from countries like France, Germany and the Philippines working as English language teachers in Japan. So, with native level of English speaking skills, it is possible to find teaching jobs even for those whose native language is not English.

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