Adjunct Professor of Reading and Writing, Tokyo Campus (7/25)

Teach freshman-level reading course and university-level composition courses

Job details: 

Lakeland University Japan, a US college branch campus based in Tokyo seeks an Adjunct Professor of Academic Reading and Writing to teach at its Tokyo (Shinjuku) campus from September to early December, 2018. Duties: Teach Reading Workshop, Writing Workshop, Composition I, and/or Composition II. Courses are 3 hours per week (class meets 2 times per week; class times are flexible based on instructor’s availability). Qualifications: Masters degree in a relevant field required (Ph.D. preferred); college-level teaching experience is required; must currently reside in Japan with a valid visa. **Applicants who do not have a Master’s degree in an appropriate field or do not live in Japan will not be considered.

Wed, 2018-07-25
Contact details: 
Email Alan Brender, (Dean of Lakeland University Japan) Send Resume and cover letter via email. References can also be sent, or brought to the interview, to be held in Shinjuku, Tokyo

English as a Foreign Language Instructor (7/31)

Job details: 

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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apanese Language Teacher and Support for Middle School programme (6/20)

The Montessori School of Tokyo is currently seeking a Japanese teacher for its Middle School program.

Job details: 

The successful candidate will be an English speaking, native-level Japanese speaker with connections to the community around central Tokyo.

The role includes, but is not limited to teaching Japanese to Middle School students. This includes both novice Japanese learners as well as supporting our native Japanese students.

In addition, we seek someone who can connect our students to the community around them. Who will be able to make phone calls, find ways to tie the curriculum to the community (for example, if the students are developing their wood working skills we might want to tour a local woodworking factory or visit a carpenter's workshop), and integrate our students into life in Japan (customs, culture, etc.). Providing student support while researching is also needed.

This position requires roughly 32 hours a week. Exact timing of the position to be arranged with the successful candidate but will be between 9 am and 4:20pm. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter detailing their qualifications for this position. Experience working with this age level required. At least two years of teaching preferred. Please include indicators of English writing and reading fluency.

Interviews will be held in June and the position will start end August 2018."

Wed, 2018-06-20
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English teacher at Tamagawa Academy(玉川学園・東京)(6/29)

A full-time native ability English speaker who can teach Elementary (Grade 1 to 4) students starting from September 1st 2018.

Job details: 

A full-time native ability English speaker who can teach Elementary (Grade 1 to 4) students starting from September 1st 2018. Applicants should already reside in Japan and have experience in teaching Japanese students at primary age levels.

Fri, 2018-06-29
Contact details: 
Please send CV by fax to 042-739-8929. Only successful candidates will be contacted. No telephone or e-mail inquiries please.

Professor, Associate Professor or Lecturer level in the department of English Communication, Kansai University of International Studies, Hyogo (Japan) (7/25)

Job details: 

The Department of English communication, KUIS, which is located in Amagasaki-shi, Hyogo (Japan), invites applications for a professor (kyouju) , associate professor (junkyouju) or lecturer (sennin koushi) position in English language teaching of ESL. The starting date is April 1, 2019, and the deadline for applications is July 25, 2018 (delivery deadline).

For details on the job and application procedure, please visit the following webpage:

For more detailed information about KUIS, please check the following webpage:

Wed, 2018-07-25
Contact details: 
Applications should be sent to the following address: (Web application is not accepted.) 〒661-0976 1-3-23 Shioe Amagasaki-city Hyogo, Japan   Human Resources Department, Kansai University of International Studies (On the envelope, please also write 「Application papers(English Communication)」 in red and send it by a simplified registered mail) Contact details: e-mail: Tel:06-6496-4358  (Takashi Ikeda) 

Classroom Teacher/Assistant Director (6/30)

Job details: 

Early Childhood Education Degree or Diploma
Native Level English Ability
Experience in an international preschool environment (at least 3 years)
Organised and efficient
Impeccable customer service skills
Intuitive and kind
Team player
Punctual and Professional

Job Description:
This position is a unique and exciting opportunity that combines a classroom teacher role in our preschool division (with students aged 1-3 years old), with various duties to assist the school Director in the office.

Classroom teacher duties involve implementing our custom-designed curriculum, ensuring the health, safety and well-being of all students within the division, writing documentation, parent-communciation, planning and preparing for special events and ensuring the classroom is well-organised.

The assistant director duties can vary from administrative work in our busy office, assisting with marketing, ensuring that documentation is edited and sent out in a timely manner and occasionally stepping in as acting director when the school director is off-premises.

We are a well-established, private, international preschool in the heart of Motoazabu. We have a brand-new purpose built facility and look forward to welcoming dedicated early years teachers who are looking to step up their career opportunities.

Sat, 2018-06-30
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Part-time teaching position, Waseda University, Tokorozawa, Saitama (6/29)

Undergraduate academic writing, research supervision

Job details: 

This part-time teaching position focuses on teaching one to two classes in the Department of Human Informatics and Cognitive Sciences. Both classes fall under the overall seminar theme of “Information and Communication Technologies"" although this position focuses less on content instruction and more on supervising the third-year students as they write a substantial term paper and the fourth-year students as they conduct research and write their senior thesis. The anticipated course load will be between one to two classes (90 to 270 minutes / week).

[Employment Status]
Non-tenured, part-time teaching position

[Term of Employment]
April 1, 2019 ~ March 31, 2020

1. Academic writing, research methods, informatics, applied linguistics or related area of specialization
2. Native or near-native English-level proficiency
3. University-level teaching experience especially academic writing and research methods
4. Completed Master's degree with publications; doctoral degree (Ph.D., Ed.D.) or equivalent research experience preferred

[Application and Required Documents]
1. Email Dr. Douglass J. Scott [] for instructions and links to the official (A) Waseda University CV, (B) List of Academic Publications, and (C) explanation sheets.
2. Cover letter describing relevant experience, what appeals to you about the position, and how you can contribute to education at the School of Human Sciences (300 words in English).
3. Copies of up to 5 representative publications (either offprints or photocopies).
4. Name, workplace, job title, and contact information of three recommenders (including details on the nature of your relationship), and a letter of recommendation from one of the three people listed.

[Application Period]
Application materials must be received by June 29, 2018.

[Selection Process]
Only persons who pass the application screening will be interviewed.

[Contact Information]
For additional information, contact Dr. Douglass J. Scott at

[General Information]
- Salary and benefits, teaching days and times, and commuting expenses to be determined in accordance with Waseda University policies.
- Personal information will be treated as confidential
- Application materials will not be returned
- Waseda University is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty in order to promote globalization and gender equality on campus. In all matters related to faculty recruitment and promotion, the University prohibits any form of discrimination on the basis of national origin, gender, religion, creed, political affiliation, or disability.

Fri, 2018-06-29
Contact details: 
After receiving links to official CV and Academic Publications' forms and instructions: Dr. H. Fujimoto Dean Waseda University School of Human Sciences 2-579-15 Mikajima Tokorozawa, Saitama 359-1192 Japan - Please write “Job Application"" in red ink on the front of the envelope. - For application materials, please print on one side only and do not staple the documents together.

英語科専任教諭 – 慶應義塾湘南藤沢中・高等部 (6/28)


Job details: 

1. 募集人員

2. 応募資格
① 中学校教諭(英語)および高等学校教諭(英語)の普通免許状を有する者
② 大学を卒業し、TESOL(英語教授法)または関連分野の修士号を有する者(見込みを含む)
③ クラス担任やクラブ活動における生徒指導の適性を備えていること

3. 応募書類
① Curriculum vitae(履歴書) (3ケ月以内の写真を添付し、日中の連絡先を明記して下さい。)
② 教員免許状の写し、 または免許状取得見込み証明書
③ 学部および大学院の成績証明書
④ 推薦状(大学院または勤務先からのもの、1通以上) 
⑤ 健康診断書(胸部エックス線を含む、発行日から6ヶ月以内のもの、面接当日持参可)

4. 応募締切

5. 書類送付先
〒252-0816 神奈川県藤沢市遠藤5466
部長 会田 一雄
TEL: 0466-49-3585  FAX: 0466-47-5078

6. 採用面接

7. その他
連絡先: English Department Hiring Committee

Thu, 2018-06-28
Contact details: 
〒252-0816 神奈川県藤沢市遠藤5466 慶應義塾湘南藤沢中・高等部    部長 会田 一雄 (封筒に「英語科教員応募書類同封」と明記してください。)

Translators teachers for J-E and E-J (7/1)

We are recruiting translator teachers with the industrial area

Job details: 

We are recruiting a part-time translator teachers with the following types of experience:
・Japanese to English
・English to Japanese

Experience in one of the following industries is a priority:
・Industrial, financial and legal translation
Other specialties will be considered on a case by case basis

Other specialties will be considered on a case by case basis

・Native speakers must have valid visa
・Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
・Applicants must have at least 5 years of solid, appropriate translation experience.

Sun, 2018-07-01
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Full-time Assistant Professor or Associate Professor - Chiba University, Chiba (7/31)

Job details: 

1.Position:Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (depending on qualifications and experience)

2.Research and Teaching Field:English Education (Elementary School English)

3. Courses to be Taught 
Undergraduate Courses:Teaching English in Elementary School, Methodology
of Teaching English in Elementary School, Practical Activities for Teaching
English in Elementary School, English Communication, ICT in English Education,
Team Teaching in English Classes, Practical Teaching Studies, Graduation
Thesis, etc.
Graduate Courses:Early English Education, Language Acquisition in Children,
Research Methods, etc.(Some graduate courses are held in the evenings.)
Other:Collaboration in teaching and research with our Affiliated Elementary
School Teaching English courses in General Education may be required.

4. Qualifications:
(1) Master’s degree or equivalent is required at the time of appointment.
(2) Applicants should have appropriate qualifications and ability to teach Master’s level courses.
(3) Applicants should preferably have experience of teaching English in Japanese schools.
(4) Applicants should have sufficient Japanese ability to carry out administrative and other duties.
(5) Applicants should be willing to participate fully in the work of the Faculty of Education including serving on committees, supervising students' teaching practice and undertaking other administrative and management duties.

5. Application Documents:
(1) Curriculum vitae with address, email address and photo attached
(2) List of publications (Description style is arbitrary. List should be written on A4-size paper and be divided into (a) original research articles, (b) review articles, (c) books, (d) conference presentations, (e) scientific research grants, (f) awards. )
(3) Copies of up to five major publications
We may ask for copies of further publications at a later stage.
(4) Summary of what you hope to contribute to elementary school English education in teacher training at Chiba University
(around1200 characters in Japanese or 600 words in English)
(5)Summary of your research achievements and future research plans
(around1200 characters in Japanese or 600 words in English) for each of these
(6) Health Certificate
*only necessary for candidates who reach the final stage of selection

The deadline for applications is July 31st, 2018.
For more detailed information, salary information, and application materials please go to the following URL:

Tue, 2018-07-31
Contact details: 
Dean of the Faculty of Education, Professor Komiyama Tomoyoshi Chiba University, 1-33 Yayoi-cho Inage-ku, Chiba-shi 263-8522 Please write “Application for English Teaching Position (Elementary School English Education)” in red on the envelope.
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