British Council Project-Based hourly-paid University Teacher (Tokyo) (5/29)

Sep 2022 start: teach Academic English at a university in Western Tokyo, Mon-Fri afternoons and evenings, 17.5 hours teaching per week. Only open to applicants who currently have permission to live and work in Japan. Post holders will be paid by the teaching hour, and during semester time only. 

 

Job details: 

The British Council Tokyo Teaching Centre is looking for qualified and experienced teachers to join our offsite team, teaching Academic English at a Japanese university. 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 preferred.

In addition to teaching, post holders will work alongside a team of other British Council teachers, and are expected to work closely with them in lesson planning and materials development. Post holders also need to undertake duties related to assessment and record keeping and be available for a one-hour meeting each week. 

This post is based at a university in Western Tokyo: you will teach 17.5 hours per week (weekdays only) over two 13-week semesters. You are also required to do up to one week of administrative work per semester. You will not be required to teach during the breaks between semesters (late July to early September and early January to mid April). Please note that post holders will be paid by the teaching hour, and during semester time only. In addition, post holders are eligible for a project-completion bonus (see below).

Weekly schedule during semester time (17.5 hours of teaching): 
Mon: 2 classes – 15.15-17.00 and 17.10-18.55
Tues: 2 classes – 15.15-17.00 and 17.10-18.55
Wed: 3 classes – 13.15-15.00 and 15.15-17.00 and 17.10-18.55
Thurs: 2 classes – 15.15-17.00 and 17.10-18.55
Fri*: 1 class – 15.15-17.00
*Friday also has an hour weekly team meeting 13.45 to 14.45

Internal applicants only - Please include your most recent end-of-year-record and copy in both your line and centre managers when submitting your application. 

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These roles are only open to applicants who currently have permission to live and work in Japan. Please note that if your current working visa is under the ‘Other’ category (e.g. professor, Instructor, Artist) you will need to apply for a new visa or permission to work under the category (Engineer / Specialist in humanities / International services). 

Hourly-paid scale:

4,400 yen/hour for teachers with a CELTA 
4,900 yen/hour for teachers with a DELTA

- Payment for preparation for lessons and marking is included in the hourly rate and will not be paid separately. 
- In addition, you will receive a project-completion bonus equivalent to JPY 700 per actual hour taught, provided all outlined standards are met. 

Your salary is a gross salary and is subject to local taxes and statutory deductions for mandatory contribution to the Japanese Welfare Pension Insurance (Kosei Nenkin hoken), Health Insurance (Kenko hoken) and Unemployment Insurance (Koyo hoken) schemes under the laws and regulations of Japan from time to time in force. The British Council will make deductions from your salary at source in respect of tax and other sums due where appropriate.

If the laws and regulations of Japan require you to account directly for any tax or other sums that are due in respect of your salary, it is your responsibility to properly account for such tax and other sums to the appropriate authorities. The British Council will make no additional payments to you in respect of any liability for tax or other sums that you may have.

Any liability you may have for tax or other sums due in other jurisdictions will be your responsibility, save as set out in this contract. No additional payment will be made to you by the British Council in respect of such liabilities.
 

Deadline: 
Sunday, May 29, 2022
6 days remaining