Academic English Instructor (TOEFL) (12/1)

Part-time opening in teaching TOEFL-based courses at Temple University Japan Campus in Tokyo


Job details: 

Academic English Instructor
Academic English Program (Day Program and Saturday Program)

Position Type
Part-time (one-semester based contract)

Work Hours
See below

Visa Requirement
These positions are only available to applicants who are eligible to work in Japan (the position does not include visa sponsorship).

Salary & Benefits
In accordance with the pay scale determined and used in the program.

Overview of Position
Teach one or more of the following courses for the 2020 Spring Semester for the Academic English Program.

1. Day Program TOEFL ITP (paper-based) courses:
TOEFL Listening
TOEFL Grammar
TOEFL Reading
Available class times:
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10:20-12:30, 13:00-15:10 and/or 15:40-17:50.

Course period:
January 10 to March 27

Notes: Each class meets three times per week for a total of six hours, so instructors must be available on all three days during the week (MWF), not just on one or two days. These courses are for high school graduates or adults who want to achieve the required TOEFL score to enter the TUJ Undergraduate Program. Classes are held entirely in English.

2. Saturday Program TOEFL iBT (internet) course:
Available class times:
Saturday 10:00-13:00

Course period:
January 11 to March 7

Notes: This class meets nine times for three hours each Saturday. Students take an actual test on March 14, which the instructor does not attend. This course is for high school students and above who want to achieve the required TOEFL score to enter TUJ or overseas programs. Classes are held entirely in English.

Primary Responsibilities
Prepare for and teach classes
Give feedback on student work
Attend instructor meetings
Qualifications & Experience
Native-level speaker of English
Master's degree or higher in TESOL, Applied Linguistics or relevant field is required
Two or more years of teaching experience in ESL/EFL at the university level and/or in an overseas intensive English language program. Experience teaching TOEFL and test preparation courses highly preferred
Prefer instructors who can continue in this position throughout the year


Contact details: 

Application Process
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please send applications to with:

a cover letter highlighting relevant experience and what appeals to you about the position;
full academic/professional c.v.; and
two references and their contact information.
Please indicate the title of the position, including the name of your preferred course, to which you are applying to in the email subject box. Also, we would appreciate it very much if you could let us know which website/resource you found out about this position.

Only those applicants who make it past the initial review will be contacted.