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(updated 2022-03-18)


new Freelance Materials Writer (Japanese)


Busuu is one of the top EdTech companies in the world and has won numerous awards for its innovation and impact in language learning.


Busuu’s vision is to empower everyone in the world through languages. We are the world’s largest online community for language learning, with more than 120+ million users from 190 countries, growing at up to 20,000 new users per day. We make learning a language easy by combining AI-powered courses with instant feedback from our global community of native speakers and live tutoring from qualified teachers across the world.


In January 2022, Busuu was acquired by one of the largest EdTech companies in the world, Chegg (NYSE:CHGG). Being part of Chegg will help us to accelerate our growth and achieve our vision even faster.


If you are interested in EdTech and want to be a part of a mission-driven organisation then we would like to hear from you.


What does a freelance Japanese Materials Writer do at Busuu?


You’ll work on language courses that help to educate 120+ million learners in over 190 countries. On a day-to-day basis, your responsibilities are likely to include:


Planning and creating Japanese language lesson content, applying best pedagogical and instructional design principles for digital language learning

Helping to maintain and improve Busuu’s current Japanese language courses

Contributing to syllabus planning for future courses

Working with Busuu’s content management system to build, publish, and maintain new course content



What we’re looking for in a freelance Japanese Materials Writer


Extensive experience teaching Japanese as a foreign language

Both native and non-native speakers of Japanese are welcome to apply, but a C2 level mastery of the language is expected.

Advanced proficiency (C1 or above) in English

Masters-level qualification or above in Japanese language, linguistics or education

Experience creating lesson content and planning your own lessons

Deep understanding of Japanese grammar and the challenges of Japanese for beginners

Experience working in a remote environment to deliver digital teaching content via a custom content management system is a big plus!


What are the terms and expectations of this freelance role?


Temporary position (3 months) based on 40-hours per week, focused specifically on developing our Japanese course with the option for extension/renewal as needed by the project

Full training provided on Busuu’s content management platform, content authoring tools and working practices

Remote position



What happens next


We aim to have a simple and speedy hiring process and we want to make sure that we are right for you as much as the other way around. The hiring process for Japanese Materials Writer role are the following 3 steps:


CV application review - We will review it as quickly as possible and update on the next steps

Let’s chat - Quick chat with the hiring manager about your experience and the role

Test - You will be asked to complete a 90 min home test (there will be a quick chat at a later stage to discuss test and logistics)

Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. We pride ourselves on embracing our differences, whether they're cultural, racial, religious or otherwise. This means each one of us comes to work knowing that we have a voice – and a safe, judgement-free zone to speak freely.


If you like the sound of that, please apply

Organisation Busuu
Contact Katherine
Email katherine.penn[ at ]
Deadline 18/04/2022


new Japanese teacher


Japanese teacher wanted for September start to teach from the Japanese Foundation SOW, teaching year 6. Ideally, it would be helpful if available during the summer term for a handover meeting with MFL Co-ordinator and current Japanese teacher.

Organisation Stivichall Primary School
Contact Shanice Balu
Email s.balu[ at ]
Deadline Friday 8th April 2022


new Part time Japanese teacher


Job Description 


We are currently seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Japanese teachers to join our growing Modern Languages team at IH London. This role is to teach Japanese to adults in a combination of evening and Saturday classes both online and face to face. 


Essential role requirements 


You must have a CLTA, CELTA, Trinity TESOL, or equivalent initial teaching qualification to teach Japanese as a foreign language 


At least two years’ experience teaching Japanese to adults in a group setting both online and face to face 


The role is open only to those with the right to work in the UK 


About International House 


International House London is an established and well-known language school, with over sixty years of experience in providing language courses and teacher training programmes.  


Our spacious and fully equipped school is based near Covent Garden and we are a founding member of the International House World Organisation. 


International House London welcomes over 8,000 language students from 150 countries each year. Our students enjoy learning in the vibrant and multicultural atmosphere of IH London;


Organisation International House London
Contact Elizabeth Arbuthnott
Email elizabeth.arbuthnott[ at ]
Deadline Ongoing


new Japanese tutor


"Japanese tutor for a GCSE student ( Year 11 ) from September 


Please contact Head of MFL Josh Sumner"


Organisation Dean Close School
Contact Josh Sumner
Email jmsumner[ at ]
Deadline N/A