TESOL Worldwide - Teach English in Osaka, Japan
Osaka, Japan is a modest city of 2.7 million citizens that enjoy one of the nicest standards of living in all of Asia. Residents of Osaka live by their slogan, “Environment is the Key to the Future,” and have some of the strongest water sustainability policies in the world. The citizens live an eco-friendly way of life, and citizens of Osaka get to enjoy the second largest transportation system in Asia. According to town officials, the ultimate goal of Osaka Vision is to see citizens proudly say, “By golly, I live in an awesome city, and I feel respected, secure, and have ample opportunities to fulfill my dreams.”
There are also opportunites to teach abroad in Tokyo, but many prefer teaching in Osaka, Japan's second largest city on the smaller island. Although it still holds all the excitement and history of a big city, it offers the countryside a short 30 minutes away, which many love to escape to on the weekends. It also has many jobs options, and you can easily get by on your $2,200 monthly salary. Known for it's charismatic people and famous food, this is an excellent place to call home for a time.