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Want to work from anywhere in the world, have work-life harmony and make a meaningful impact?

No matter where you are in the world, we believe we can collaborate together without any limitations so that you can do your best work ever and live better.

Our learning platform is available 24/7, all year round so that you can design a work schedule that works best for you.

Spend each day doing some of the most meaningful work of your career by inspiring the next generation of doers, creators, thinkers and leaders.

Our formula-based salary calculation provides a highly competitive rate based on your capabilities and competencies.

Our Story.

Live English was founded in 2012 on the belief that through lifelong learning, ambitious professionals have the power to transform their lives, their careers, their organizations, and ultimately – the world for the better.

It has become abundantly clear that globalization has led to profound changes in all aspects of our lives. Due to the intense acceleration of this phenomenon and the parade of rapid technological progress, we asked ourselves a few questions about the future of lifelong education: How can we help people gain English mastery and meaningfully enhance their capabilities to compete on the global stage? How can we redraw the industry’s traditional boundaries and orchestrate a robust ecosystem? And, how can we create a forward-looking concept and design a next-generation organization and operating model to thrive in the digital era?

Every idea starts with a problem. Ours was simple: The cost of English programs are artificially high for most learners. From past experience, we’re convinced the one-to-one model works. But, we also knew that it would work even better if it were affordable, accessible, higher quality, relevant and sustainable.

About Us

With a rebellious mindset and audacious life goals, our founders set out to fundamentally reimagine and radically transform the education paradigm by creating the first learning platform designed for the changing needs and demands of modern professionals and organizations.

Enabled by our virtual workplace philosophy and proprietary technology make the geographic and physical location of both instructors and learners inconsequential. We provide instructors with unparalleled support, innovative digital tools and comprehensive resources to collaborate, engage and inspire. Our rapid growth allows us to welcome talented people from every corner of the planet to join our thriving community.

Today, Live English’s diverse, remote-first team collaborates across five continents and 23 timezones to provide ambitious lifelong learners a tranformational journey of personal growth and professional development.

About Us

Cultural DNA and Values.

Our core values are the foundation of our culture and guide how we work, play and everything in between. They’re part of our DNA and are fundamental to how we execute our purpose.


Customer First.

We obsess over every detail of the customer experience. We listen, observe and anticipate our customers’ needs to enable them to achieve their desired outcomes. 

Relentless Curiosity. 

We are always questioning, never satisfied with the obvious, the easy, the convenient. We are forward-leaning and unrelenting in finding ways to make things happen.

Think Bigger. 

We aim higher, move faster and execute meticulously to achieve our audacious aspirations. We respectfully stand up for what we believe in.

Own It.

We take responsibility. We are self-starters and creative problem solvers. We don’t just do it, we take ownership to drive exponential impact.


We come from all over the world and embrace diversity. We are fearless in continuing to learn, grow and evolve. We play to win and thrive as one.

Open Roles.

At Home Instructor.

Overview. Teach 1:1 English programs using videoconferencing tools to dedicated individuals from the comfort, convenience and safety of your home office. We believe in a team that is happier, more productive and more engaged. We seek self-driven professionals who see differently, who find opportunity where others don’t and who are driven to challenge the art of the possible. The ideal candidates have the following attributes:

  • Be naturally curious
  • Have a team player mentality
  • Strive to be an expert in your role
  • Have a growth mindset and thrive on continuous improvement
  • Strong team-based collaboration and interpersonal communication skills
  • Have the confidence to make a difference and drive powerful change
  • Have a digital mindset with an ability to sequence and focus while using online systems and communication tools
  • Embrace new technologies and agile ways of working and thinking
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Detail-oriented, accountable and flexible
  • Be sensitive to the cultural parameters associated with learners and learner outcomes
  • Native English speaker
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly developed business acumen and a desire to push boundaries to constantly improve
  • 1+ years’ teaching experience
  • 3+ years experience contributing to professional work environments
  • Have a quiet, secure and distraction free home-based office environment
  • TEFL, TESOL, CELTA, IELTS certification is advantageous
  • Deliver inspiring and transformational learning outcomes
  • Provide timely, responsive and clear feedback to learners and advisors
  • Conduct formative assessments, and report on learners’ progress and achievements
  • Positively influence the learners’ experience, capabilities and engagement
  • Keep record of learners’ progress in our digital platform

We’re always looking for brilliant and talented individuals who can deliver extraordinary learning experiences and life-altering outcomes to our learners. Let’s talk.

At Home Advisor.

Overview. At Home Advisors play a critical role in ensuring learners have excellent educational experiences that are both inspiring and transformational. We’re seeking passionate individuals to deliver unparalleled support to our learners and instructors, and drive our rapid growth. Our approach is crafted to simultaneously improve learners and instructors lives, and transform the future of education for good. A growth-mindset, self-drive, adaptability and resourcefulness are key attributes needed for success in this position.
  • Be naturally curious
  • High energy, self-starter comfortable with ambiguity in fast-paced work environments
  • Solid people skills, easily approachable and an active listener
  • Self-motivated with ability to work with limited supervision
  • Respond to inquiries regarding any pedagogical, administrative or minor technical concerns
  • Ability to monitor learners’ progress and provide support and relevant guidance accordingly
  • Ability to sequence and focus, connecting with learners while navigating systems and digital tools
  • Have a digital mindset, with an ability to smoothly operate macOS systems (MacBook, large second monitor, bluetooth headset, suite of office apps and tools provided)
  • Have a home workspace conducive for productivity and ensure the privacy necessary for remote work
  • Be committed to working flexible hours to ensure our community is properly served
  • Collaborative team player that is open to new models of working that value speed, agility and adaptability
  • Must have excellent internet connectivity and a safe, productive work environment
  • Ability to speak and write in English (CEFR: B2 – C2 / IELTS band: 7 – 9); and Japanese fluently and idiomatically
  • Part-time (4-hr or 6-hr/day);
  • Full-time (5-days/8-hr or 4-days/10-hr);
  • Forward rotation shift schedule
  • Work from anywhere.
  • Full-time: Starting from 240,000yen~/mo. based on your capabilities and competencies
  • Part-time: 120,000-180,000yen/mo.; Rate of pay varies based on your capabilities and competencies
  • Learning and skills development provided
  • Annual performance-based bonus

If you have the passion and the personal drive to help people do some pretty amazing things and reach their fullest learning potential, send us your cover letter and resume in Japanese or English to: recruit {at} live-english {dot} jp


Atsuko Suzuki, Ralph Gaerlan and Gary Smith – purpose-driven leaders and proven innovators – set out to challenge the education landscape with a vision to provide ambitious lifelong learners with a cloud-based platform designed to improve lives by inspiring people to thrive in an ever-changing world to shape a brighter future.

Live English 代表取締役社長 鈴木敦子

Atsuko Suzuki


Ralph Gaerlan (G.)


Gary Smith


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