Returnee Teacher in Saitama (5/10)

A school in Saitama is seeking a qualified and highly professional part time teacher to teach returnee students.

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Students are grade 1 to 3 and they are students who came back from English speaking countries after living there for some years. Class duration is 4 hours. We offer classes that are based on various school subjects like English, math, science, social studies, plus all kinds of hands on activities.

Since we teach a school subject based class, we are looking for a teacher with K-12 teaching certification .
Experience in teaching a returnee class in Japan is a plus.
Successful candidate has a certificate to teach elementary school children, passion for teaching, knows how to make learning fun and purposeful and makes an extra effort to be well prepared for the class.
Need valid working visa, and we only accept candidates who currently reside in Japan.

Thu, 2018-05-10
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Part-time teacher of Sociolinguistics (5/11)

Teach Sociolingistics course to undergraduates twice per week

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Part-time, fall semester 2018. International College of Liberal Arts, located Kofu City. All instruction must be in English. Two classes per week. Pay is generous and commuting fee also provided. Send CV or resume with inquiry.

Fri, 2018-05-11
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Email CV and inquiry to William Rozycki, (preferred), or mail to W. Rozycki, iCLA, Yamanashi Gakuin University, Sakaori 2-7-17, Kofu-Shi, Yamanashi-ken 400-8575

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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British Council: Project based University teacher, Tokyo (4/30)

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The British Council Tokyo Teaching Centre is looking for qualified and experienced teachers to join our offsite teaching teams at a Japanese university in Western Tokyo. These roles are only open to applicants who have current permission to live and work in Japan. Previous experience teaching at a Japanese university is an essential requirement.

· April 2018 to January 2019: you will teach 17.5 hours per week on weekdays afternoons and early evenings (earliest classes start at 1.15pm, latest classes finish at 6.55pm) over two 13-week semesters. In addition you will be scheduled for a 1 hour weekly team meeting on Wednesday afternoons.

· Salary: JPY 4,400 - JPY 4,900 per teaching hour (payment for preparation for lessons and marking is included in this hourly rate and is not paid for separately). JPY 2,600 per weekly team meeting (1 hour).

· The project based teachers are required to do up to one week of administrative work per semester (this is typically split between two or three days in the middle of the semester and two or three at the end of the semester. Teachers will be able to spend time marking assignments and grading during this time). This work, and any additional meetings during term will be paid at the hourly rate of JPY 2,600. In addition you will be paid at the hourly rate of JPY 2,600 to participate in learning and Performance Management meetings.

· Apart from this admin work, the project-based teachers are only expected to work for us during those two semesters so are not paid during non-semester times and are free to work elsewhere during those periods. Project-based teachers get up to five days’ paid leave per year which are to be taken at times that are agreed with their line manager.

· Project-completion bonus: You are entitled to a one-off taxable bonus equivalent to JPY 700 per actual hour taught following successful completion of this contract at the date specified above. This is dependent on positive feedback from students (via the designated feedback questionnaire) and stakeholders. This sum will be paid in the following month of the last day of this contract. No bonus will be paid in case you resign or are dismissed before the end of the employment period.

· In addition travel costs (train tickets etc) are covered by the British Council.

Mon, 2018-04-30
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English Language School Teacher in Yamagata (5/5)

Planning and implementing student-centered lessons that promote active learning for students of all ages and abilities in a language school setting.

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Working days:
Tuesday - Saturday

A MY instructor teaches English language to students of all ages, cooperates with other teachers and staff, actively participates in and seeks out professional development opportunities, helps at school events, and is a contributing member of a professional group of teachers with high standards for education.

MY English School currently has 6 locations in Yamagata prefecture. The position may require the instructor to move around between locations each day of the week. Transportation fees will be paid depending on the distance travelled on any given day.

We offer:
A competitive monthly salary of 270,000 yen for those with adequate, internationally-accredited qualifications (260,000 yen per month until such qualifications can be obtained), as well as 15 flexible paid holidays and 5 paid sick days per year. Starting teachers will participate in the National Health Insurance system, with a possibility of applying for Social Health Insurance and permanent employment upon completion of the first one-year contract. Japanese language assistance will be provided for setting up an apartment, purchasing a car, and other lifestyle-related support, if necessary.

MY English School succeeds as a company through the success of its teachers. In addition to the initial one-month training period, MY provides 7 whole-day full-staff training sessions throughout the year. All instructors receive group membership in JALT, as well as the opportunity to receive grants to attend teaching conferences throughout Japan.

As well as providing opportunities for instructors to develop as teachers, MY also strives to allow teachers to build skill sets outside of teaching. MY English School teachers are proud to see their contribution to the school’s growth through the completion of projects related to curriculum development, teacher training, hiring, and leadership.

Yamagata is one of Japan's most beautiful prefectures, surrounded by beautiful mountains, luscious greenery, delicious food, and wonderful people. Check out the video below to see why we think this is the best place to live and work in Japan.

Sat, 2018-05-05
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Associate Professor, Organization for General Education, Saga University, Saga (5/1)

(1) English for General Academic Purposes and the special program for study abroad (approximately 10 classes per week) at Honjo and Nabeshima Campus

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Language Teaching Section, Organization for General Education, Saga University

TESOL, Intercultural Communication

General English, including TOEFL and Intercultural Communication, and other Liberal Arts subjects provided by Organization for General Education

Employment Conditions:
(1) A three-year contract (renewable once, but not beyond the total of five years; a three-month trial period set); for full-time teaching staff members who have been working at Saga University for over three years, a two-years non-renewable contract will be made.
(2) Annual Salary System adopted by the “Saga University Regulations about Annual Salary System for Teaching Staff”; Full-time teaching staff members, except for those at the attached schools, working at Saga University at the time when they apply can continue to choose the “Saga University Regulations about Monthly Salary for Staff”.
(3) Working Hours: Variable Working Hours System by the Month, based on five days (38.75 hours) in a week between 8:30 a.m. and 5:15 p.m.
(4) Holidays: Saturdays, Sundays, National Holidays, and the year-end and New Year holidays (from December 29 to January 3)
(5) Insurance: Ministry of Education Mutual Aid Insurance, Workers’ Compensation Insurance, and Unemployment Insurance
(6) Others: For further details, refer to the Saga University Staff Working Rules

(1) A native speaker of English or its equivalent level of English ability
(2) Master’s degree or above
(3) A minimum of four years of experience of teaching English as a foreign language at Japanese universities or colleges.

Documents to be submitted:
(1) Curriculum Vitae (Use the attached format #1 and attach a photograph)
(2) Research Statement (Use the attached format #2)
(3) Philosophy about English Education (about 1,000 words)
(4) Essay Statement about your educational intentions at Saga University (about 1,000 words)
(5) Teaching Portfolio
(6) Research Publications (5 articles or less; photocopies acceptable)
(7) Photocopies of all the degrees obtained
(8) Two Letters of Recommendation

Tue, 2018-05-01
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Application Deadline: Must arrive on no later than 5 p.m. on May 1, 2018 (Tuesday) Submit to: Hironori Hayase Director of Organization for General Education Saga University 1 Honjo-machi, Saga 840-8502, JAPAN *Application documents should be sent by registered mail, and write “Application for the Position in the Language Teaching Section Enclosed” in red ink on the envelope. We cannot accept applications by e-mail or through the website. *Application documents will NOT be returned to the sender.

IELTS Examiner Recruitment (JSAF) (4/25)

Japan Study Abroad Foundation (JSAF) is recruiting experienced English language teachers to train to be IELTS examiners in Kanto area.

Job details: 

Applicants are required to meet IELTS Examiner Minimum Professional Requirements (MPRs). Refer to the site below for MPRs:

You will need:
• An undergraduate or Master’s degree or a qualification which can be demonstrated
to be equivalent to an undergraduate or Master’s degree.
• A recognised qualification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) or recognised equivalent as part of a recognised university award course.
• At least 3 years’ full time (or the equivalent part time) relevant TESOL teaching experience (minimum one year post-certificate level qualification). The majority of
this teaching experience must relate to adult students (16 years and over).
• The required professional attributes and interpersonal skills.

If you are interested to apply, please provide the required information and attach your updated CV.

• First Name (required)
• Last Name (required)
• Country of Origin (required)
• E-mail address (required)
• Telephone/Cell number (required)
• Your CV (required)

Please send email to: by 25th April 2018.

Information pack regarding recruitment procedure and Examiner training will be forwarded to the suitable candidates by an email from JSAF. 
Successful Applicants will be invited to Examiner training scheduled for 26th and 27th May 2018 in Tokyo.

Please note that this is not a full-time position. It is a part time paid by per work basis.

Wed, 2018-04-25
Contact details: 
Japan Study Abroad Foundation (JSAF) IELTS Official Test Centre Mitsui Seimei Bldg. 5F, 1-4-15, Takadanobaba, Shinjuku-ku Tokyo 169-0075 JAPAN TEL 03-6273-9356 FAX 03-6273-9357 Email

English Instructor at Rikkyo University (5/10)

English Instructor (Teach Micro Size English Discussion Class)

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We are now recruiting for English Instructor positions to begin teaching from Sepbember 2018 and April 2019.
For more details, please visit the following website:

[Qualifications] A person falling under any one of the following categories is eligible to be appointed as an English Instructor.
(1) A person who has obtained a Master’s degree in English-language education and who has personal knowledge of and experience in English-language education at the university level; or
(2) A person who has obtained a Master’s degree in a field other than English-language education and who has personal knowledge of and experience in English-language education at the university level; or
(3) A person who has obtained a Master’s degree in English-language education or in other field and a CELTA qualification, and who has personal knowledge of English-language education at the university level; or
(4) A person considered to be similar to any of (1) through (3) above and who specifically has knowledge of and sufficient experience in English-language education at the university level; or
(5) A person considered to be similar to any of (1) through (4) above and who is specifically sufficiently experienced in English-language education at the university or high school level.
*Applicants of any nationality are welcome to apply.

[Starting date] September 1, 2018 and April 1, 2019

[Conditions] One-year contract, possibly renewed up to four times (for a total of 5 years maximum upon the mutual agreement of both parties)

[Work days] Monday to Saturday (6 days per week)
*Must be on campus during the regular semester (Spring and Fall) and the repeating courses sessions, which are offered for two weeks in August and two weeks in February.

[Work hours] Monday to Friday 8:50-17:00 & Saturday 8:50-13:00

[Location] Ikebukuro Campus (Tokyo, Japan) & Niiza Campus (Saitama, Japan)
Monday: Ikebukuro Campus or Niiza Campus
Tuesday-Friday: Ikebukuro Campus
Saturday: Niiza Campus

[Remuneration] Salary: Monthly salary ¥320,000 (first year)
Additional: Summer bonus (1 month of salary provided in June), Winter bonus (2 months of salary provided in December), housing allowance, transportation allowance, insurance (Rikkyo Gakuin health insurance, welfare pension insurance and employment insurance), and grant-in-aid.
*The first bonus of the first year will be prorated based on the numbers of calendar days after the commencement of assignment.
*The English Instructors position is designated as a teaching position, not a researcher position. However, instructors are able to receive a fund (for the purpose of improving the quality of their classes and education) from Rikkyo University called Grant-in-aid. A Researcher Number will not be provided by the university.

National Holidays
Special University Holidays
Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring breaks
*In order to balance the number of classes over the 14-week semester, Rikkyo University schedules some classes on some national holidays, which are then considered to be work days. In lieu of these days, other days during the academic calendar become non-teaching days.

[Paid holiday] 10 days for the first year

[Selection stages]
1. First Stage: Screening of application document (End of May)
2. Second Stage: Model Teaching and Personal Interview (End of May through middle of June)
*Tentatively, notification of official offer of employment is scheduled to be made by the end of July, 2018.

Thu, 2018-05-10
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[Application document] Submit Documents 1 to 4 as e-mail attachments by the application deadline. Document Number 5 (references) must be submitted by each referee as e-mail attachment. No other formats will be accepted. 1. Cover Letter (Designated Form) 2. Rikkyo Formatted Curriculum Vitae (Designated Form) 3. Activity Plan and Rationale (Designated Form) 4. Academic Degrees (Submit photocopies)   ・Master’s or your highest Degree   ・TESOL-related Certificates / Diplomas if applicable 5. References - 2 recommendations (Download the designated form and forward a copy to each of your referees. *Referees must submit their completed form to us via e-mail directly.) ◆Download Rikkyo University designated forms on [Place of submission] 1. Submit Application Document Number 1 to 4 as e-mail attachments. Email: 2. Have each referee to submit Document Number 5 as e-mail attachment directly. Email: *Submit all the application documents for the attention of “Personnel Section, Center for English Discussion Class, Rikkyo University”. [Application deadline] Thursday, May 10, 2018 12:00 noon (Japan Standard Time)

立教大学 英語ディスカッション講師 (5/10)


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[応募資格] 次のいずれかに該当する者が、本学の英語ディスカッション講師職への応募資格を有する。
1. 英語教育の修士学位取得者で大学レベルの英語教育に対する見識及び経験のある者
2. 英語教育以外の修士学位取得者で大学レベルの英語教育に対する見識及び経験のある者
3. 英語教育の修士学位取得者又は他分野における修士学位、英語の専門的資格(CELTA)等の取得者で、大学レベルの英語教育に対する見識のある者
4. 前3号に準ずる者で、特に大学レベルの英語教育に対する見識及び経験豊富な者
5. 前各号に準ずる者で、特に大学レベル又は高校レベルの英語教育経験の豊富な者

[雇用開始日] 2018年9月1日(土)および2019年4月1日(月)

[雇用契約] 1年間の契約で、更新は上限4回まで可能とする最長5年の有期契約(更新は双方の合意による)

[勤務日] 月曜日から土曜日までの週6日

[勤務時間] 月曜日から金曜日までは8時50分~17時まで。土曜日は8時50分~13時まで。

[勤務地] 東京都(池袋キャンパス)および埼玉県(新座キャンパス)
月曜日: 池袋キャンパス または 新座キャンパス
火~金曜日: 池袋キャンパス
土曜日: 新座キャンパス

[待遇] 給与: 月額32万円(初年度)

その他夏季・秋季・冬季・春季の休暇 (日曜日・祝祭日を除く)

[有給休暇] 初年度年間10日

1. 1次選考 書類選考 (5月下旬)
2. 2次選考 模擬授業・面接 (5月下旬~6月中旬)

Thu, 2018-05-10
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[応募書類] 応募書類1.~4.はEメールに添付して期限までに提出してください。また、応募書類5.は各推薦者本人より直接Eメールに添付して提出してください。所定書式以外は受け付けられません。 1. カバーレター (所定書式) 2. 履歴書 (所定書式)  3. アクティビティプランとその根拠 (所定書式) 4. 学位記コピー   ・修士号又は最終学歴の学位記   ・TESOL関連の資格証明書(該当者のみ) 5. 推薦書 2通 (所定書式)  ※各推薦者本人から直接Eメールに添付して提出 ◆立教大学所定書式・記載要領・課題はからダウンロードしてください。 [書類提出先] 1. 応募書類1~4をEメールに添付し提出してください。 Eメール: 2. 応募書類5.『推薦書』は各推薦者本人から直接Eメールに添付し提出してください。 Eメール: ※宛先はいずれも 『立教大学英語ディスカッション教育センター 人事担当者宛』 [応募締切日] 2018年5月10日(木)正午(日本時間)

Instructor for Critical Reading Skills (5/10)

PT Instructor position at Temple University Japan Campus in Tokyo

Job details: 

Instructor for Critical Reading Skills
Continuing Education Program

Position Type
Part time (One semester-based contract)

Period & Hours
Once a week / 2.5 hours per session / 8 weeks Thursday, 19:10-21:30 (Summer semester: from May 24th – July 12th, 2018)

Visa Requirement
This position is 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
Adjunct faculty - the Instructor for Critical Reading Skills position involves teaching adults in the Continuing Education Program at Temple University, Japan Campus (Tokyo).

Teaching Fields
ESL or related field
Qualifications & Experiences
Masters degree
Teaching/training experience

Thu, 2018-05-10
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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.; two references and their contact information. Indicate the title of the position you are applying for in the email subject box. Also, we would appreciate it very much if you could let us know from which website/resource you found out about this position. Only those applicants who make it past the initial review will be contacted.
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