Educational Content Writer & Editor – Japan (Fully Qualified Teachers Only)

  • Anywhere

Location: Japan, 100% remote work-from-home position (You must permanently live and have the right to work in Japan to apply for this position)

Pay Rate: $10.50 USD per hour (Paid via PayPal) ¥1,550 per hour (approximate value in yen, rate is paid in USD, at $10.50 USD)

Contract: 12-month contract with an extension highly likely. Self-employed contractor. Responsible for own taxes. No benefits.

Hours of work: 20 hours per week

Hiring Manager: Lian McGillycuddy

Recruiter: Frazer Morton

First things first! What is Twinkl? What is Twinkl’s mission?

Twinkl is here to “help those who teach.” It’s what brings us to work every day. We’re proud to create educational resources that can be used at each step of a child’s learning journey.

Our award-winning resource collection – created by teachers for teachers – provides unlimited supplementary digital and printable teaching resources at an unbeatable value.

We have over a million resources, and new content is added every day. Don’t see what you need? Just ask! We make bespoke resources for our members as part of our world-class customer service promise to help those who teach.

We support educators and children to get the best resources, tools and training to improve education in Japan.

The best educational resources, without overspending!

「教育コンテンツライター&エディター」 日本 (教員免許をお持ちの方)

勤務地 :日本。完全在宅勤務


支払い料金: 時給 $10.50 USD (PayPal 経由で支払い) ¥1,550 per hour (approximate value in yen, rate is paid in USD, at $10.50 USD)



採用担当者 リアン マクギリカディ

採用担当者 サラジェーン ダルゼル

まず最初に! Twinklとは?Twinklの使命とは?

Twinklは 「教育する人を助ける」ためにあります。それが私たちの仕事です。Twinklは、子供たちの学習の各ステップで活用できる教材を作ることを目標としています。





The Role:

Here at Twinkl, we are currently looking for a content writer/editor for our Japan Team. We are looking for creative, innovative, cooperative content writers/editors to join our team and collaborate with making content according to the current Japanese Elementary Curriculum.

You will be helping to create wonderful resources specifically designed for the first to sixth grade of elementary level in various subjects, including; Japanese Language and English Language, Phonics and many more! As a team we are looking to add new creative ideas and engaging resources to the Japanese section of Twinkl.

In your role as a writer/editor, you will focus on quality when writing content, and help ensure that the content of our resources is accurate and well written, helping us to deliver high-quality materials to the Japan teaching & parent audiences.

As part of the Twinkl Japan team, you will communicate with all the members of the team and other team members from across the globe and attend weekly meetings to stay updated on the progress of our work.





Twinkl Japanチームの一員として、チームメンバーや世界中のメンバーとコミュニケーションをとり、毎週開催されるミーティングに出席し、仕事の進捗状況を常に把握することができます。

How you’ll spend your day:

  • Creating resources for the elementary level following the product scheme, reviewing and editing content that our Writers have created to ensure it is accurate, well written, suitable for the target age group and providing the correct level of challenge and support.
  • Meeting, working and communicating with other team members in a scrum team to achieve sprint goals.




In this role, you will learn:

  • Create and adapt materials for the Japanese Elementary school curriculum.
  • Work collaboratively with other Content Writers and designers to produce educational materials.
  • How to create new teacher content for our Twinkl Japan team, from ideation stage to publication on the site.
  • Remote collaboration, working closely with team members across the globe. (In English)
  • How to develop greater commercial awareness so we can understand the needs of those we want to help.




・Twinkl Japanチームのために、アイデア段階からサイト上での公開まで、新しい教師向けコンテンツを作成する方法。



You’ll work with:

  • Lian McGillycuddy (Twinkl Japan Country Manager)
  • Other teachers and team members – the team consists of Content Writers/ Editors and designers, all working together to create material and innovate together


Lian McGillycuddy (Twinkl Japan カントリーマネージャー)

他の講師やチームメンバー – チームはコンテンツライター、エディター、デザイナーで構成されており、全員が協力して教材を作成し、一緒にイノベーションを起こします。


To succeed in the role, you will:

  • Have an excellent understanding of the Japan Curriculum (Elementary).
  • Have a degree in Elementary Education in Japan.
  • Have at least 2 years of recent classroom experience (in the last 3-5 yrs) teaching in an Elementary school in Japan.
  • Have a passion for teaching Japanese, English and Phonics in a public school environment in Japan.
  • Have native Japanese language skills. (Both written and spoken)
  • Have excellent spelling, punctuation and grammar skills in Japanese.
  • Have excellent English language skills (Must be able to communicate both written and spoken)
  • Creative and proactive ideators, writers and editors.










We’re are especially interested in anyone who also meets the following:

  • Experience with interpretation/ translation from English to Japanese – This would be a bonus, but not a deal breaker for this role.
  • Specialises in any of the following subjects – Japanese language, English teaching or Phonics at the Elementary school level in Japan.

Please note: We are not looking for any candidates who have not previously worked in a Japanese public or private school, using the Japanese ‘Elementary’ curriculum in the last 5 years. But please do keep an eye on our careers page on our Twinkl website for other opportunities that may arise in the future!






In return for everything you can bring, we can offer you an exciting role in a fast-growing and dynamic business, with plenty of career opportunities.

Here are some of the things that make Twinkl a great place to work:

  • A friendly, welcoming, and supportive culture. We believe work should be fun, and we always put people before the process.
  • Flexible work-from-home positions.
  • Diversity, inclusion, and belonging. Our Employee Network Program includes working groups for LGBTQ+, People of Colour, Disabilities (visible and invisible), Women in Tech, and Working Parents.
  • Continuous Professional Development (CPD). Our ever-evolving program includes monthly progression reviews, Twinkl’s Management Scheme, commercial awareness training, leadership coaching quads, career chats, and mentoring.
  • Collaboration across continents! You’ll plug into a global team working to help improve the lives of educators around the world.







・継続的な専門能力開発(CPD)。毎月のプログレッションレビュー、Twinkl’s Management Scheme、コマーシャルアウェアネストレーニング、リーダーシップコーチング、キャリアチャット、メンタリングなど、進化し続けるプログラムです。


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