Full-time native-level English teacher, Keio Shonan Fujisawa Junior and Senior High School, Kanagawa (6/25)

Keio Shonan Fujisawa Junior & Senior High School, the newest secondary school associated with Keio University, is seeking applicants for a full-time teaching

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Keio Shonan Fujisawa Junior & Senior High School, the newest secondary school associated with Keio University, is seeking applicants for a full-time teaching position from April 2019.

Full-time native-level English teacher

From April 1st 2019 to March 31st 2020, renewable annually by mutual consent up to a maximum term of 5 years

Based on Keio Gijuku criteria

Commuting allowance, annual book allowance

Teach up to 19 hours per week (16 core English classes and 2 electives, 1 homeroom)
Full-time staff work 5 days a week (Sunday and one other day off) and are occasionally asked to come to school on holidays for school events and other duties
Share typical homeroom responsibilities with a Japanese partner
Assess students in accordance with school guidelines
Participate in school events & supervise students during trips, sports days, club activities, etc.
Play an active role in departmental duties such as curriculum development, test writing, coordination of exchange programs, coaching students for speech contests, etc.

Qualifications & Requirements:
Native-level speaker of English
MA in TESOL or a related field preferred
Junior/senior high school experience (particularly in Japan)
Conversational Japanese an advantage
Experience with returnee students an advantage (Returnees are students who have lived in English speaking countries)

Application Materials:
Curriculum vitae and cover letter
Copies of transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended
Details of publications and presentations, if any
At least one letter of recommendation from a recent employer and/or a professor
Please note that application materials will not be returned

Application materials to arrive by email or post by Monday, June 25th 2018

Calls for interview will be sent out by Thursday, June 28th 2018
Preliminary interviews will be held at the school on Thursday, July 5th 2018. One selected candidate will then attend a second interview at Keio University’s Mita Campus on Friday, July 6th

Mon, 2018-06-25
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English Department Hiring Committee Keio Shonan Fujisawa Junior & Senior High School 5466 Endo, Fujisawa-shi, Kanagawa-ken 252-0816 Japan TEL (0466) 49-3587 FAX (0466) 47-5077 Email:

Full-time English Assistant Professor - Hiroshima Shudo University (8/31)

Major Subjects: “English Listening” and “English Reading”

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Position Announcement (English)

Number of positions to be filled: 1 (starting April, 2019)
Deadline for Application: 5 p.m., Friday, August 31, 2018
Name of Institution: Hiroshima Shudo University (HSU) 
Faculty: Commercial Sciences

Major Subjects: “English Listening” and “English Reading”
Job Title: Assistant Professor
(This position will be for a three-year term, and it will be possible to apply by January of the second year of employment for a tenured Associate Professor position. It will be renewed as such in the third or fourth year of employment upon successful review.)

(1) A person whose first language is English or who has the equivalent proficiency in English (JLPT N1 level or equivalent Japanese proficiency is desirable)
(2) MA/MEd/MSc or higher degree in ESL/EFL or a closely related field
(3) Sufficient academic work or publications in ESL/EFL or related fields
(4) Ability to teach English subjects including “Active English” and “English Writing Studies”, and major subjects including “Discussion in English”, “Current English” and “Business English”
(5) Activeness for education, research, administrative duties and social contributions
(6) Willingness to live in the Hiroshima area

Application Materials Requested:
(1) CV with a recent photograph (downloadable form)
(2) List of publications indicating three main publications (downloadable form)
(3) Copies of the three main publications
(4) Copies of BA and MA/MEd/MSc certificates
(5) Some personal views on teaching methodology (downloadable form)
(6) Outline of research activities in the past and in the future (downloadable form)
(7) Sample outline describing 15 lessons for a 1st year required “English Listening” course for students whose TOEIC Bridge score is 128 or below (downloadable form)
(8) A five-minute recording in English of the applicant’s self-introduction and
views on teaching English, submitted as an audio file (in mp3 or wav format) on a CD, DVD, or USB memory stick

Selection Process:
After screening, selected candidates will be invited to come to HSU for an interview and to give a demonstration lesson.

Benefits and Working Conditions:
As set by the Rules and Regulations of Hiroshima Shudo University

Application materials must arrive at the following address by registered mail no later than the deadline. After screening, they will be returned to the applicant along with a notification of results.
President, Hiroshima Shudo University,
1-1-1, Ozuka-higashi, Asaminami-ku, Hiroshima, 731-3195, JAPAN
(Please write “English Position” in red on the envelope.)

Contact Office (in case of queries):
Personnel Affairs Office, Hiroshima Shudo University
Tel: (082) 830-1325  E-mail:  
The forms can be downloaded from or http://jrecin.jst.

Note: We are very much hoping to hear from female applicants who are
actively involved in research.

Fri, 2018-08-31
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Application materials must arrive at the following address by registered mail no later than the deadline. After screening, they will be returned to the applicant along with a notification of results. President, Hiroshima Shudo University, 1-1-1, Ozuka-higashi, Asaminami-ku, Hiroshima, 731-3195, JAPAN (Please write “English Position” in red on the envelope.)

Full Time English Language Visiting Instructor, Asia University, Tokyo (6/8)

Full Time English Language Visiting Instructor

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Job Details-

The Center for English Language Education (CELE) at Asia University has openings for full time Visiting Faculty Member (VFM) positions starting in April 2019, or possibly September 2018 should the need arise.

1-year appointment with the possibility of renewal for an additional 4 years (therefore, maximum term possible is 5 years)

Duties include:

Teaching up to 20 hours of EFL per week (one classroom hour equals 45 minutes of instruction); attending all regular and special CELE faculty meetings; serving on a CELE administrative committee; providing service as a substitute instructor when necessary; and completing an approved project.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

A Master's degree in TESL/TEFL or English Literature from an accredited university. A Master's degree in another field with a TESL/TEFL certificate may be considered. One year of teaching experience at the university level is also strictly required.


1. Initial monthly salary is approximately 320,000 yen before deductions for tax (if applicable) and the mandatory health insurance.

2. In addition to the regular monthly salary, the equivalent of one month's salary is paid two times a year, in June and in December.

Fri, 2018-06-08
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Deadline for applications: October 31st 2018 *Shortlisted candidates may be contacted as early as the end of May 2018. Application Procedures: 1. Asia University application form (do not send your standard resume/C.V.) Download from: LINK: 2. Official university transcript (not merely diploma) or good-quality copy of, showing awarding of the highest academic degree earned 3. At least two letters of recommendation (e.g., from a current/recent employer and a program advisor) 4. Days, times, and telephone number to reach you for a video call interview Application Submission: Email or posted applications are accepted. Postal address: Center for English Language Education (CELE) Asia University International Center 5-24-10, Sakai Musashino-shi, Tokyo, 180-8629 JAPAN E-mail: *Please note that application materials submitted by post cannot be returned. Personal information will be treated with confidentiality. Telephone/ Fax: Tel. +81-422-36-4089 Fax. +81-422-36-4869

IB MYP Visual Arts and Design teacher, The Senri and Osaka International Schools of Kwansei Gakuin, Mino, Osaka (6/8)

We are looking for two dynamic, positive educators who can develop and deliver visual arts and design courses for middle and high school.

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We are looking for two dynamic, positive educators who can develop and deliver visual arts and design courses for middle and high school. As members of our shared programmes team, you will teach students from both schools with English levels ranging from beginner through to native speakers. Middle school visual arts lesson content is developed by our full time teachers who will also be teaching sections of the course while high school elective courses have more flexibility with content depending on the specialty and interests of the successful candidate Start date: late August 2018 The school: Osaka International School of Kwansei Gakuin and Senri International School of Kwansei Gakuin are two sister schools founded for the benefit of returnee, national, and international residents of the Kansai region, bringing together the best of Japanese and non-Japanese educational ideas, systems, and techniques. For more information about our school, please see our website ( Candidates should be experienced and certified visual arts and/or design teachers. Experience teaching the IB MYP at an international school is preferable but not required. You will have the academic background and creativity to tailor the MYP design cycle to the students’ needs, and the resources available at the school. You will be able to collaborate with colleagues and work with teachers from other disciplines in building MYP transdisciplinary units. The ability to adapt and tailor materials for different levels of English ability is essential. This is an hourly wage teaching position. The number of hours is approved by the heads of schools and is typically between 15-20 hours per week. The number of hours will be informed prior to each term. This is a year-long contract with the possibility of renewal based on the agreement of both parties. The position does not come with relocation allowances or other full-time benefits. You can complete the online application form (link here). We are accepting applications immediately and will be reviewing candidates as they apply.

Fri, 2018-06-08
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Full-time Assistant Professor, Lecturer, Associate Professor or Professor, Komazawa University, Tokyo (6/8)

Komazawa University Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, invites applications for 2 tenured positions, starting April 1, 2019.

Job details: 

Full-time Assistant Professor (Jokyō), Lecturer (Kōshi), Associate Professor, or Professor, depending on qualifications and experience.
Duties and tasks:
(i) Teaching English as a Foreign Language.
(ii) Attending meetings, participating in extra-curricular activities and performing administrative and examination-related tasks undertaken by faculty members.
(iii) Translating, proofreading and editing in-house documents.
(iv) Designing, developing and managing the Department’s educational curriculum.

Qualifications (as of 1 April 2019, all of the following must be satisfied):
(i) PhD or MA/MSc/MPhil with equivalent academic achievements.
(ii) Minimum one year experience in teaching English to English learners at university or high school level.
(iii) Sufficient English proficiency to conduct classes in English.
(iv) Sufficient Japanese proficiency to participate in a variety of departmental activities (Level N2 or above of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) is desirable)

The deadline for applications is June 8, 2018.
For more detailed information, salary information, and application materials please go to the following URL:

Fri, 2018-06-08
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Department of Languages Office, Research Building No. 1, Komazawa University 1-23-1 Komazawa Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 154-8525 JAPAN

University Teaching in Japan! - Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, and Aichi (9/19)

We are seeking highly motivated educators to teach English at universities in Japan.

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We are now recruiting instructors for the Fall 2018 term.


We are seeking highly motivated educators to teach English at universities in Japan. This unique opportunity is for bright teachers eager to enrich their teaching skills while realizing the dream of exploring a foreign country.

- University graduate with a bachelor's and/or more advanced degree, plus one of the following:
a) experience teaching EFL/ESL in a classroom environment, along with a teaching certificate (TEFL/TESL/TESOL) and/or teaching credentials or qualifications (elementary/primary/secondary)
b) 1000+ hours of EFL/ESL classroom teaching experience in lieu of teaching certificates, credentials or qualifications
* No Japanese language ability is required.

- Spring Term
Extra-Curricular Courses: late April/early May to late July (approx. 3 months)
Accredited Courses: late March/early April to late July (approx. 3-5 months)

- Fall Term
Extra-Curricular Courses: mid-/late September to late December (approx. 3 months)
Accredited Courses: early/mid- September to late December/late January (approx. 3-5 months)

Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, and Aichi

- Approximately 260,000 yen per month for instructors with a teaching certificate or qualification, but less than 499 hours of actual classroom teaching experience
- Approximately 275,000 yen per month or more for instructors with a teaching certificate or qualification who have 500+ hours of actual classroom teaching experience
- Approximately 275,000 yen per month or more for instructors who have 1000+ hours of actual classroom teaching experience in lieu of teaching qualifications
*Note: Compensation is based on an hourly rate of pay. Exact monthly earnings fluctuate but over the course of a contract period average out to the figures listed above.

- HOUSING is provided. We can arrange a furnished single apartment with a rental fee of 81,000 yen per month (utilities and maintenance fees included).
- FLIGHT REIMBURSEMENT of up to 1200 USD is offered for those coming from overseas.
- RENEWABLE contract.

**** ATTENTION ****
We are also looking for candidates with the following background and experience:
- Master's degree or higher
- Total 3 years’ experience (6 or more terms/semesters) in teaching at university/community college (all subjects)

Westgate aims to shape the future of English education in Japan. We have been providing conversation-based practical English lessons since 1983 and hire over 400 instructors every year. Generations of Japanese students have developed their communicative English skills and cultural awareness on our programs. As well as helping to shape the direction of our students’ lives and careers, we have also been a gateway to career development for countless English instructors around the world.
Find out more about Westgate at

Please visit our website and fill out the online application form. We will contact you by email shortly after you have completed the form. You can also find more information about our programs and policies on our website.

Wed, 2018-09-19
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Part-time IELTS & EAP lecturer: beo Osaka (10/1)

Provide learners with test-prep (IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC), and academic English preparation. Primarily adult learners.

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Duties: Part-time (mostly evenings and weekends), provide lectures, update lesson plans, provide meaningful feedback, collaborate with colleagues (meetings, course design), exhibit punctuality and professionalism.
Qualifications: At least two years experience teaching test-prep & eap (to adult learners preferred)
Specialization in English education or applied linguistics
Experience with curriculum development & collaboration
English ability sufficient for teaching in English (overseas experience preferred), Celta preferred
Application Materials: Cover Letter, CV (interview and demonstration lesson will follow)
Salary/Benefits: commensurate with experience and qualifications

Mon, 2018-10-01
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Associate Professor or Lecturer (Tenured), Dokkyo University, Saitama (6/28)

Job details: 

1. Position: Associate Professor or Lecturer
2. Number of positions: One
3. Qualifications and application requirements:
(1) Ph.D. or the equivalent in research experience
(2) At least two years experience teaching English at the tertiary level
(3) Specialization in English education or applied linguistics
(4) Experience with curriculum development and management is preferred
(5) English ability sufficient for teaching in English (overseas experience preferred)
Japanese ability sufficient for handling university-related administrative matters

Departmental affiliation: Teachers will belong to the Faculty of Economics but will teach courses in the Interdepartmental English Language Program (See “Additional information” below). The course load will be five or more koma per semester, and teachers will also be expected to be involved in developing and managing the curriculum.

4. Appointment: Beginning on April 1, 2019

5. Application process
For (2) and (3) below, please download the Word version of the CV forms and type in the information:
(1) Cover letter (include e-mail address, list of courses taught, and textbooks used).
(2) Curriculum Vitae (with photo attached)
(3) List of publications and research / educational activities
(4) Copy or offprint of three representative research publications (besides master’s thesis). For each publication, include a summary in both English and Japanese.
(5) An essay in both English and Japanese on “Your views about College English Education.” The essays should be approximately one page of A4 sized paper each, and should be based specifically on the applicant’s achievements.
(6) Copy of the applicant’s final degree certificate / diploma
(7) Copy of official certificate of English / Japanese proficiency (TOEIC, TOEFL, or Japanese-Language Proficiency test, etc.)

Application deadline: June 28, 2018 (Thursday)

6. Selection process
Short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview (including teaching demonstration) in both English and Japanese on July 21, 2018 (Saturday). Please note that transportation expenses will not be reimbursed.

7. Notification of results
Successful candidates will be notified directly. Applicants’ personal information will be handled with the utmost care, and will not be used for any purpose other than selection.

8. Inquiries
Takayuki Nakanishi
Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics
Chair, Interdepartmental English Language Program

Additional information
(1) The Interdepartmental English Language Program is a coordinated program that stresses “English for General Academic Purposes” (EGAP). Students from the following faculties and departments take courses in the program: Faculty of Foreign Languages (Depts. of German and French), Faculty of Economics (Depts. of Economics, Management Science, and Economics on Sustainability), and Faculty of Law (Depts. of Law, International Legal Studies, and Policy Studies). We seek to hire cooperative teachers who understand the goals and objectives of the program and participate actively to achieve them.
(2) Experience using CALL classrooms / ICT is preferred.
(3) For more information about the program and the position, please see the following webpages:

Thu, 2018-06-28
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"Address: Applications should be sent to: Office of the Faculty of Economics, Dokkyo University 1-1 Gakuen-cho, Soka, Saitama 340-0042 Please write “Application materials for full-time position in the Interdepartmental English Language Program” on the envelope in red. As a rule, application materials will not be returned. However, if the applicant wishes the materials to be returned, a stamped self-addressed envelope should be enclosed with the application."

Japanese Instructor (6/1)

Japanese Instructor for University Summer Intensive in Tokyo

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Teaching Japanese to International University Students from
USA, Australia, Taiwan, China & Korea

PIA Global is accepting applications for positions to teach Japanese in an international study abroad program at a university near Gotanda Station in Tokyo.

Number of positions available: 5

Contract Duration:
Session 1: June 25, 2018 ~ July 6, 2018
Session 2: July 9, 2018 ~ July 20, 2018
(One or both sessions okay)

Work Days & Hours:
Monday ~ Friday. Full-time. Class Hours vary during: 9:30 ~ 16:20
Total of 45 teaching hours per session. 2-3 non-teaching hours per session.

University near Gotanda station in Tokyo

Job Description:
Teach Beginner to Intermediate Japanese lessons for incoming foreign university students to Japan. Students coming from USA, Australia, Taiwan, China, and Korea. Conduct level placement testing. Attend special events including welcome party and final certificate ceremony.

150,000 yen per session. Transportation expenses reimbursed.

MA required
Must be a fluent speaker of Japanese
Must have experience teaching adults (university students)
Japanese Language Teaching Certification preferred
Some English speaking ability is required. TOEIC 600 and above is preferred but not required.

Due to the large number of applications only successful applications will be contacted.

Fri, 2018-06-01
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English as a Foreign Language Instructor - Berkeley House Language Center (7/31)

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START DATE: September 2018
BASE SALARY: ¥270,000 / month

・Travel expenses to/from work location reimbursed
・10 days paid vacation (available after 6 months)

Berkeley House can assist in finding furnished or unfurnished accommodation with no initial move-in fees (commonly required in Japan). Teachers are responsible for their own rent and utility payments. Depending on the location, rent ranges from 80,000-100,000 yen per month including utilities.

・25-32 teaching hours
・Schedule: Monday – Friday, or Tuesday-Saturday. Two consecutive days off. Classes held between 9:00-21:00.

・Include corporate office workers, professionals, and full-time students
・A combination of one-to-one, semi-private, and group lessons

• Teaching young language learners (Jr. High / High School, Colleges / Universities) and adults (Business English or General English).
• Administering Berkeley House level checks and helping assign textbooks based on language level and lesson focus.
• Keeping track of important lesson details on class Record Sheets. Submitting class and student reports by deadlines.
• Attending course orientations and development workshops.
• Regularly checking online lesson schedule system for updates and changes.
• Occasional academic support office work

The ideal candidate will be
• In possession of a four-year degree from an accredited university plus a CELTA, TESOL, TESL, or teaching certificate. (Candidates who have an MA/MS in any discipline plus a language teaching certificate are preferred.)
• Have at least two years’ experience teaching non-native speakers of English.
• Have an understanding of English grammar and sentence structure.
• Japanese language skills are not required, but a plus.

Up to twenty hours initial training is required for all Berkeley House teachers. This is to familiarize our teachers with Berkeley House methods, techniques, and materials. To begin teaching, new teachers must give a successful demonstration lesson at the end of training.
Course specific orientations will be held for certain positions. Attendance is mandatory to understand the program, students, and materials. Follow-up training and development is also required based on staff and student feedback.

Please submit the following materials to apply for the position:
1. Current CV.
2. Cover letter (please indicate where you saw the job posting).
3. Berkeley House Employment Applications (1 and 2)
*You will find application forms through our website.

Only applicants who submit all documents and pass the initial screening will be contacted. The application process consists of in-person or Skype interviews with the HR Manager, Program Manager, Department Manager, and possibly company President. Candidates will also be asked to present a 30-minute teaching demonstration.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Tue, 2018-07-31
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