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TEfl teaching practicum

Visit real Japanese schools, gain real classroom teaching experience, conduct a series of high-energy English day camps and earn a TEFL certificate with your team in Japan!

During the fall/winter of 2023-24, GHJ International will invite 20 – 30 college students (or college graduates) to
Japan to participate in an English Teaching Practicum program, sponsored by the Munakata City (Fukuoka
Prefecture) government and local board of education. Selected participants in the program will receive TEFL
(Teaching of English as a Foreign Language) training and low-stress team-teaching experience in the public
school system. They will also have an opportunity to learn and/or improve Japanese language skills with local
university tutors and to stay one or more weekends with local Japanese host families. Interns will also have
the option of earning a 120-Hour TEFL Certificate.

For more program information: 

Guy Healy Japan TEFL Teaching Practicum

Now Taking Applications for FALL/WINTER 2023-24!

Application Process

➢  Contact us at to request an application form or if you have any questions OR

Download the application form here: 

➢  Download and send the Reference Evaluation Form GHJ to your two references. They should send directly to us at

Download the reference evaluation form here:

➢  Selection criteria for the program include:

A: Purpose for joining the program
B: Experience working with children or related to teaching
C: Telephone/Skype Interview and/or recommendation from our partner schools

Note: Students of the following colleges can contact their International Programs office and apply through the school: University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, University of Wisconsin- River Falls, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, University of Northern Colorado.

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