Kumon Institute of Education Co., Ltd.

Kumon's vision is "to contribute to world peace through education." Education is a profession that fosters development and creativity within people. We believe that society will continually evolve and improve for the better by increasing the number of people around the world who have the opportunity to learn by way of the Kumon Method. At present, including Japan, Kumon has expanded to 51 countries and regions around the world, and approximately 4,280,000 people learn and study at 16,200 locations in Japan and 8,600 Kumon Centers overseas. We also offer "Baby Kumon" targeted for children several months old to two years of age and their parents, and other educational services to people of various generations, including "learning therapy" for preventing and mitigating the effects of dementia among senior citizens.

Company Information

Company Name

Kumon Institute of Education Co., Ltd.

Category of Business


Date of Establishment



4,418 million yen (fiscal year ending March 2018)

Representative Director

Hidenori Ikegami, President


Kumon Kyoiku Kaikan, 5-6-6 Nishinakajima, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka 532-8511

Keikyu Daiichi Building 12F, 4-10-18 Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0074

Overseas Branches

■ Regional Head Office (Kumon North America, Inc., Kumon América do Sul Instituto de Educação Ltda., Kumon Asia & Oceania Pte. Ltd., Kumon China Co., Ltd., Kumon Educational U.K. Co., Ltd.)

■ Offices: 98 places overseas


93,159 million yen (fiscal year ending March 2018)

Number of Employees

Kumon Group Total: 3,888 (as of March 2018)

Number of Foreign Employees

28 (excluding those enrolled in regional head offices)


Main Business

- Consulting services provided for Kumon Centers in Japan, establishing Centers, and recruiting Center instructors
- Research, development and production of learning materials for math, English, national language, French, German, Japanese and other programs, and research on instructional techniques

Job Information

Employment Status

Full-time employees

Work Locations

Offices around Japan, Tokyo Head Office, and Osaka Head Office (including overseas offices in the future)
* To be assigned to offices in the first year.

Description of Job

(1) Consulting and support on guidance, and operation and expansion of franchise centers
(2) Recruitment of new instructors and opening support
(3) Research and development of learning materials, instructional techniques, etc.
We aim to assist in the development of Kumon Centers through these operations to bring about a state in which each child is capable of realizing his/her dreams and goals.


■ Starting salary
210,000 yen (Bachelor’s degree)
217,000 yen (Master’s degree)
■ Bonus: Twice a year (June and December)
■ Salary adjustment: Once a year (April)


■ Benefits
Social insurance package, health insurance union, corporate pension fund/defined contribution pension, company housing lease system, childcare leave/short-time work selection system, family-care leave/short-time work selection system, “Smile Mommy” system, course change system (general staff ↔ region-limited general staff)

■ Allowances
Housing allowances, commutation allowances, assignment allowances, overtime allowances, etc.


・ADVANCED(Business Conversation Level)
・PROFICIENT(Native Level)

[English ]
・INTERMEDIATE(Daily Conversation Level)
・ADVANCED(Business Conversation Level)


Two days a week (Saturdays and Sundays), national holidays, anniversary of foundation (October 20), summer holidays and year-end and New Year holidays (seven to nine consecutive holidays each), annual paid leave (first year: 10 days), refreshment leave, special leave
*Annual holidays: 127 (FY2018)

Working Environment

■Training system
Implementation of education and training based on the concept: “Growth of employees is the growth of children, which leads to regional contribution.”
◊ Prospective employees: Collective training, Center visit, office visit, training materials research, reading assignments, etc. (as of 2018 performance)
◊ After joining the Company: Introductory training, classroom center practice, job training, overseas training, promotional training, global people-to-people exchange program, etc. (as of 2018 performance)

■Self-development support system
Outside course assistance and/or examinations for improvement in work results are paid by the Company (upper limit of subsidy fixed).