Kawaijuku Examination Centre of Cambridge English (JP026) seeks experienced professionals for a free Speaking Examiners training for A2 Key (KET)/B1 Preliminary (PET) to work with us as a Speaking Examiner
A one-day Training, followed by a half-day Certification session to enable experienced and qualified teachers to become Speaking Examiners (SEs). This workshop will cover the speaking tests for two levels of Cambridge English; A2 Key (KET), B1 Preliminary (PET). The training and certification are free but the travel and accommodation cost should be covered by applicants. (Please consult with us if you live within 1-2 hour travel time from Sendai.)
[Training] Saturday, 12th January, 9:30-17:30 (one day)
[Certification] Sunday, 13th January, 9:30-13:30 (a half day)
Location : Tokyo
NB. This is a part time position and you will be paid by work basis and a valid visa is required
Minimum Professional Requirements
All SEs must meet the minimum professional requirements (MPRs) of the role.
- Professional background
• Education to first degree level or equivalent
• A recognised language teaching qualification
• Proof of substantial, relevant, recent teaching experience, equivalent to at least 1800 hours
NB. An applicant can be exempt either from the formal teaching qualification or from the first degree/equivalent requirement (but not both) if they have considerable relevant teaching experience. References to support this experience may be requested.
- English language competency
In order to examine effectively, SEs must be able to demonstrate:
• Overall language proficiency, including linguistic accuracy, relevant to the examination level (for PET/KET the prospective SE must have C1 level)
Overview of the recruitment process for new Speaking Examiners
In order to become a Cambridge English SE, an applicant must successfully complete the following stages of recruitment process:
1. Application form approval
Application forms are assessed against the Minimum Professional Requirements. Those who do not meet the minimum requirements cannot be accepted.
2. Interview by telephone
The Centre Exam Manager and/or the Team Leader (TL) interview the applicants and, where needed, the TL conducts a language proficiency check.
The applicants work through the self-access online induction materials, which cover the responsibilities of being a Speaking Examiner and the format and levels of the tests.
Training is conducted by the TL and covers how to rate and deliver the Speaking test. The TL assesses the applicants during session to ensure they meet the requirements for an SE.
The applicants must complete certification for each exam level they will examine and their performance must be certified by the TL to become an SE.
6. Approval by Cambridge English
Cambridge English may reject any nomination which does not clearly meet the requirements, and their decision is final.
For more information and application forms please contact on:
Kawaijuku Examination Centre of Cambridge English (Closed between 2018/12/22 and 2019/01/06)
608, 6F Ikebukuro Park Building, 2-49-7 Minami-ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, 171-0022
NB. Please state that you are responding to the advertisement for A2 Key (KET)/B1 Preliminary (PET) in Kanto area