Teach English online!


"SmallWorld" is an online English tutoring service launched in 2013, and the total number of lessons provided exceeds 200,000.

Our mission is to provide various opportunities for students to learn English!
A wide variety of teachers have been providing lessons from home to earn extra money.

Our school opens 24/7, so you can choose your working hours and provide lessons via Skype with your own style.
All you need is a computer, a stable broadband internet connection and a headset. Then you're ready to start!

【Job Description】 Online English Teacher (Work from home)

*Payment will be 840 yen to 1,320 yen per one lesson (=25 min.)

*Many teachers earn 10,000-70,000yen per month as a side job. Some earn over 200,000 a month, and the average wage is 2,014yen per hour.

【Work Style Example 1】 Teacher X who lives in UK with two children
Teacher X lives in a small town in UK.
Her two boys study in a local primary school. She provides lessons after she sent her two boys to school.
She says "I am happy since my students in Japan can take my lessons during my morning time. My two boys are still young so working from home is perfect for me".
She gives lessons about 4 hours every day during weekday and earns about 70,000 yen a month.

【Work Style Example 2】 Teacher Y who studies Physical Engineering in Japanese university
Teacher Y is studying for a master’s degree right now and is very busy with writing papers.
It is difficult for him to work fixed hours, so he provides lessons at home whenever he is available to earn some extra money.
He is now giving 4 to 6 lessons a week and earning 13,000 to 20,000 yen a month.

Fill in our application form.


Interview via Skype.


Register your schedule on Teacher Admin Page.


Register your schedule on Teacher Admin Page.


We are looking for teachers who meet the following qualifications;

  • A native English speaker. **

  • 20 years old and over.

  • Provide lessons at least 8 lessons/week (25min. × 8), between 5am - 9am / 4pm - 11pm, Japan standard time.

  • Respond to any messages sent by SmallWorld or students within 24 hours.

  • Understand Japanese culture and the typical character of Japanese people; Japanese language skills are desirable, but not mandatory.

  • Have an environment to use Skype/Zoom with a PC (smartphones and tablets are not acceptable). A stable communication environment with an up/down connection speed of 10 mbps or higher, a relatively new PC with Windows 10/MacOS 10.14 or higher specs, a headset, and a webcam.

** We are currently looking for native English speakers with a standard accent of the following countries;
U.S.A. / U.K. / Canada / Australia / New Zealand / Ireland

If you are not a native English speaker but are fluent in both English and Japanese, we have a different standard of requirements.

Please click and check for further details --> https://www.sma-world.com/wte/apply/


How to apply


If you meet above qualifications, please send us the following form.

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Teacher Application Form (Google form)

We will contact you for a short online interview via Skype.

Office Info.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us.

 Email Add.; teacher@sma-world.com
 Office Location; 1-40-1-8F, Hiranuma, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, JPN  (KIQ Inc.)