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JAPANESE TEACHERS

Qualified Native Japanese Teachers

Our Japanese teachers adopt the "Immersion Direct Methods" in the classes; the content and the conversations are in Japanese. Research shows this is absolutely the best way to learn languages. Our qualified Japanese teachers are experts at teaching students of all ages.

Sachiko Takata
Head Teacher

Qualifications: Junior High School Teaching Certificate [English, Spanish] / High School Teaching Certificate [English, Spanish]

Education: Master of Science, Adult Technical Education; TEFL, / Marshall University Graduate College, WV, USA / Bachelor of Arts, Spanish Language / Kansai Gaidai Foreign Language University, Osaka, Japan

Experience/Strength: I taught Japanese language for 2 years in the US, and then 4 years in Kyoto, Japan before starting to work at JIC in 2012. I teach all levels of Japanese from beginner to JLPT, EJU, and university exam support.

Mami Kondo
District Manager (Japan)

Qualifications: Junior High School Teaching Certificate [English] / High School Teaching Certificate [English] / 420-hour Course for Japanese Teacher Training (Recognized by the Agency for Cultural Affairs)

Education: Gifu Shotoku Gakuen University(Education)

Experience/Strength: I have been teaching Japanese to adults in Japan, Australia, and Singapore for more than ten years after I graduated from university. Also, I have seven years of experience teaching Japanese as a second language to children.

Anna Sahara
Onsite Teacher

Qualifications: Junior high school and high school teacher's certificate (PE) / Completed a Japanese language teacher training course(420 hours above)

Education: Bachelor’s degree (Department of Sports and Fitness)

Experience/Strength: I studied Sports and Education at University and then I completed a Japanese Language Teacher Training Course before coming to Australia to bring the gift of language to eager minds. I’ve been teaching adult classes and kids classes at JIC for about five years.

Hiroka Takayama
Onsite Teacher

Qualifications: Japanese teacher’s license (B.A. in Japanese Education) / Junior high English teacher's license / Senior high English teacher's license

Education: Kyoto Notre Dame University

Experience/Strength: I have been teaching Japanese since 2015, and taught the Japanese language to over 1,000 technical intern students in Thailand.

Ayame Nakajima
Onsite teacher

Qualifications: Completed a Japanese language teacher training course (420 hours above)

Education: College of Foreign Studies, School of English Language and Communication at Kansai Gaidai Foreign Language University, Osaka, Japan

Experience/Strength: I have taught Japanese for 2 years at a local elementary school in Japan. I have working experience at an apparel store, electronic retail stores, restaurants, and hotels in Japan. I am from Osaka and speak Osaka dialects so let me know if you are interested in Osaka. I also like traveling and have been to 20 countries so far. Please tell me your recommendations!

Megumi Hashimoto
Online Teacher

Qualifications: 420-hour Course for Japanese Teacher Training / Secretarial Skill Proficiency Test

Education: Tokushima Bunri University (English Literature)

Experience/Strength: I've been teaching Beginner to Advanced levels for 6 years in Japan, Indonesia, and Malaysia. I can also teach you the conversation and exam of JLPT (N5-N2). In addition to teaching Japanese, I would like to teach the unique traditional culture of Japan and the Japanese spirit of hospitality.

Saori Nakagawa
Online Teacher

Qualifications: 420-hour Course for Japanese Teacher Training

Education: Vocational School (Cook)

Experience/Strength: I have worked as a pastry chef for 15 years. After that, I taught Japanese language and culture in Japan and Malaysia. I specialize in teaching beginner and intermediate level Japanese. In addition to conversation and textbook-based teaching, I also teach natural Japanese which is not typically found in textbooks.

Chikako West
Online Teacher

Qualifications: Japanese Language Teacher Training program at university / Advanced Japanese Teacher Training Course (420H) / Beginner-Easy Japanese Certified Instructor

Education: Bachelor of Psychology

Experience/Strength: In Japan, I worked in the care and welfare industry (social workers, care workers, etc.). I have experience working as an instructor support and assistant for children in Brisbane, and I work as an online Japanese instructor for both individuals and groups.

Mayuko Nodasaka
Online Teacher

Qualifications: Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test / TOEIC Listening & Reading Score 795 / HSK Ⅴ Score228

Education: KEC Japanese language institute/KEC Nihongo Gakuin

Experience/Strength: 5 years experience as a Japanese language teacher, a total of 8 years experience in the Semiconductor industry field as an admin, customer support, and business analyst.

Yukako Ariizumi
Online Teacher

Qualifications: 420-hour Course for Japanese Teacher Training / The Eiken Test in Practical English Proficiency 2

Education: MUSASHINO UNIVERSITY(faculty of contemporary society, department of contemporary society)

Experience/Strength: Worked in insurance company for 10 years, employment agency for 4 years, and also worked for a high school in Vietnam for 10 months.

Yukiko Izumi
Online Teacher

Qualifications: The Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test Certificate / Japanese language Teacher Training Course 420 hours and above / Beginner-Easy Japanese Certified Instructor / Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming

Education: Bunka Women’s University Department of home economics Fashion Dressmaking

Experience/Strength: Have been teaching Japanese for over 10 years, and have great experiences teaching for business people, diplomats and their families. I can also teach you the points that Japanese people convey in "easy Japanese" to foreigners. (Company rules and procedures, administrative services, local communities, community associations, etc.)

Momoyo Kanagawa
Online Teacher

Qualifications: National Licensed Guide Interpreter(English / Korean) / Guiding foreign visitors to tourist destinations / Engaging as a translator or an interpreter

Education: BA in International Cultural Studies(Sub-major: Japanese Instructor training course), Tezukayama Gakuin University MA in Communications, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Experience/Strength: I worked at Customer Service Departments, and Japanese language instructor at Swinburne University of Technology. As a Japanese teacher, I have 8 years of experience at Osaka Minami YMCA Japanese Language School and other Japanese Language schools,
as well as a Japanese language instructor.

Satoko Miyake
Online Teacher

Qualifications: Qualified nursery teacher / The Eiken Test in Practical English Proficiency Pre-1 / Official Evaluation of Knowledge of Spanish Language 4

Education: Kyoto University of Foreign Studies

Experience/Strength: I have learned English, Chinese, and Spanish. I worked as an English daycare teacher for 8 years, and a Japanese teacher for 2 years.

Nobuo Nakazawa
Online Teacher

Qualifications: Passed Japanese language teaching competency, TOEIC score 970

Education: Gakushuin University (Political Science, Faculty of Law major)

Experience/Strength: Have been teaching online for 2 years, with various nationalities. Also I had worked in global company for the last 30 years with supply chain and international trade.

Mami Ota
Onsite Teacher

Qualifications: Japanese teacher’s license, School nurse license

Education: Majored psychology in university

Experience/Strength: I taught Japanese as an assistant teacher at a Japanese School in Gold Coast and a local primary school in Brisbane. I'm skilled at teaching beginner classes and kids' classes.

Megumi Hana
Online Teacher

Qualifications: Japanese Teacher Qualification, Japanese Tea Ceremony license

Education: Central Washington University in U.S.A B.A. in Bilingual Education

Experience/Strength: Japanese teaching experience for 4 years, With my thorough understanding and experience in Japanese businesses, I am able to teach business language and traditions such as writing emails, manners in work environment, as well as conversational Japanese for everyday use.

Eri Okazaki
Online Teacher

Qualifications: Passed the Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test, passed Translator Qualifying Examination

Education: Sophia University (Tokyo), Master of Law, Translator Qualifying Examination

Experience/Strength: I have been teaching Japanese since 2020. Before becoming a teacher, I worked for a Japanese manufacturing company in Tokyo for more than 20 years. With the long experience at the company, teaching business Japanese, among others, is my specialty.

Yukiko Miki
Online Teacher

Qualifications: Elementary school teacher's license, kindergarten teacher's license

Education: Department of Child Education, Tokyo Women's College of Physical Education

Experience/Strength: I had been a teacher of elementary school for 38 years. I focus on teaching Japanese in a fun and clear way, using that experience. Also, I would like to explain Japanese culture to many people.

Hina Sasuga
Onsite / Online Teacher

Qualifications: Bachelor of Music - Classical Violin / Associate in Music (AMusA) - Violin

Education: Bachelor of Music - The University of Melbourne / Currently undertaking a Master of Teaching (Primary & Secondary) - Deakin University

Experience/Strength: Having lived half of my life (so far) in Japan and the other half in Australia, I have a non-biased and thorough understanding of both cultures that has helped me teach Japanese efficiently.

Mayuko Kurashima
Online teacher

Qualifications: Passed Japanese language teaching competency test, Yoga teachers

Education: Yokohama City University / English language -Bachelor's degree

Experience/Strength: Have multiple experiences in marketing industry, currently working as a writer too.

Maki Kawakami
Online teacher

Qualifications: Japanese teacher training course, 420 hours completed

Education: Seinan Jo Gakuin University Junior College Department of English Language

Experience/Strength:I have a year and a half experience as a Japanese teacher. I used to work at a private university for more than 10 years, doing secretarial work for the president and helping international students with their lives and studies. Also, I have experience working at a cram school, so I am good at talking to children and teaching them to study.

Mai Hara
Online teacher

Qualifications: Japanese Language Teacher Training Course

Education: MA in Migration Studies

Experience/Strength: 7years of experience in employment agency to support foreign workers in Japan.

Mitsuo Kuroda
Online teacher

Qualifications: Japanese teacher training course, 420 hours completed

Education: Majored English literature at university

Experience/Strength: I teach Japanese to international students at some Japanese language schools, and also as a volunteer teacher to foreign people living in my neighboring areas in my city. I'm interested in talking with and introducing Japanese culture to students. Before becoming a Japanese teacher, I had worked full-time as an English teacher in metropolitan high schools in Tokyo.

Asuka Moriya
Online teacher

Qualifications: Passed Japanese language teaching competency test

Education: Majored English literature at university

Experience/Strength: In the last 30 years, I have taught at various educational settings, such as kindergarten, primary schools, language schools, and private tutoring. My strength is to teach children by planning and organising fun lessons that involves songs and games.

Yuri Mikami
Online teacher

Qualifications: Japanese teacher training course, 420 hours completed

Education: Asia University, International and Cultural Studies

Experience/Strength: I have been teaching Japanese for 4 years and have experience teaching at universities in Vietnam and Cambodia. I use experience of working at a cram school for more than 10 years to make learning fun for each student.

Miki Matsudo
Online teacher

Qualifications: Japanese teacher training course, 420 hours completed

Education: Bachelor

Experience/Strength: I’ve worked in the hospitality industry in the U.S. and Japan. Also I worked for education companies for over three years, and comfortable teaching Japanese in a variety of ways using different media and materials.

Aiko Kimata
Online teacher

Qualifications: Japanese teacher training course, 420 hours completed

Education: associate degree(Department of International Communications)

Experience/Strength: For the past seven years, I have taught Japanese to children of various nationalities at elementary and junior high schools in Japan. I have also taught at a Japanese language school in the Philippines for two years.

Shuzo Usui
Online teacher

Qualifications: Japanese Language Teacher Training Course 420 hours above / The administrative scrivener qualification certification Tokyo administrative scrivener society

Education: Bachelor of Laws, MEIJI GAKUIN UNIVERSITY, Tokyo

Experience/Strength: Currently, I am residing in the Philippines, where I have been teaching Japanese. Prior to my teaching career, I worked at a City Hall in Japan. I had the privilege of supporting numerous foreigners with their tax matters and health insurance. I have had the pleasure of interacting with a diverse range of foreigners, both in Japan and the Philippines. I am committed to helping you not only understand the Japanese language but also appreciate its cultural nuances.

Masami Osako
Online teacher

Qualifications: Completed the Japanese Language Teacher Training Course (420 hours), Highschool teaching lisence (Japanese)

Experience/Strengths: One of my strrengths is speaking Chinease. I am very passionate about teaching!

Yuka Ii
Online teacher

Qualifications: Completed a Japanese Language Teacher Training Course (420 hours above) /Primary & Junior Highschool teaching lisence (Humanities)

Experience/Strength: I have been teaching English and conversation skills to children and beginner-level adults for over 10 years. I love teaching. Additionally, I can speak German at a conversational level. With my extensive experience both in teaching and learning, I believe I can utilize these skills effectively as a Japanese language teacher. I look forward to meeting you in class!

Saho Tsukibayashi
Onsite/Online teacher

Qualifications: Junior High School Teaching License (Science) / High School Teaching License (Science) / High School Teaching License (Information Technology)

Educations: Tokyo Kasei University

Experience/Strength: I have four years of experience teaching mathematics and science to elementary, junior high, and high school students at a tutoring school. In my classes, I focus on teaching meticulously and patiently, ensuring that I provide guidance tailored to each student's level of understanding. Additionally, I have eight years of experience in system engineering, as well as hospitality, which enables me to teach relevant vocabulary and phrases surrounding customer service. See you in class!

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