Online home-based ESL teacher

Work Type: Part Time


  • To provide trainings to Japanese learners using our own method and teaching material.

  • Prepare and study the teaching materials before the lesson starts

  • Provide corrective feedback during the lesson

  • Create a lesson memo at the end of each lesson

SPTR offers an opportunity to earn and build a new career at the comfort of your home with flexible schedule. SPTR is open 24 hours.


  • Referral Incentives
  • Performance-based Incentives
  • Perfect attendance Incentives


  • Have a Bachelor's Degree /A Graduate of any 4-year course (Undergraduates with experience in ESL teaching are welcome to apply!) or COLLEGE STUDENTS without experience in ESL teaching! (LIMITED OFFER only)

  • Excellent English communication skills (both written and oral)

  • Has obtained English teaching certifications such as LET / TEYL / TESOL / TEFL (not a requirement but an advantage)

  • Experience teaching Japanese/ IELTS/ Writing/ TOEFL/ TOEIC (not a requirement but an advantage)

  • Must have passion, energy, and enthusiasm in teaching

  • Availability to teach the schedule commitment per weekly cutoff (each class lasts 25 minutes). 
  • We are currently offering a JHS peak hours schedule with a minimum commitment of 21 hours/ weekThe highly suggested opening time is 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM JST- Weekdays only. Break time is determined by you.
  • SPTR operates 24/7 and commitment hours should total at least 21 hours per week. As a result, putting in extra hours is acceptable. 

Technical Requirements:

  • CPU / Processor

    • Dual core processor 1Ghz or above, Intel Core i3 / i5 / i7 or AMD equivalent is highly required

  • RAM

    • At least 2GB of RAM(4 GB is recommended) with 60GB free hard disk space available

  • Headset
    • A headset with a noise-cancelling feature & a high-definition webcam
  • Internet Connection
    • 3 Mbps and up wired DSL Internet connection (USB sticks, signal-based & wireless connections are not allowed)

Why choose SPTR?

    Fast Application Process: Start teaching, learning, and earning in just 2-3 days!
    Flexible Schedule: Work at times that suits you. More time with your family and for yourself!
    Flexible Training Schedule: You can book your own availability to have your on-boarding training.
    Stress-free teaching: Lesson materials and modules are already provided.

After signing the contract you can start teaching as fast as 2-3 days!

Day 1

  • Apply online through https://hiring.sptr.jp/.  Once passed for initial screening, submit the technical requirements.
  • Once passed the technical check, book for your Skype Interview.
  • Pass the interview.

Day 2-3

  • Sign your contract
  • Pass all necessary requirements and compliance check
  • Book for On-boarding Training
  • Plot your available schedule

A competitive working package will be provided to the right candidate depending on overall qualification, English fluency, teaching ability and educational background.

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(Upload the self introduction video to your Gdrive/ Youtube. Copy the sharing URL and paste it here. If unable to upload the video/audio, email it through careers@sptr.freshteam.com )

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