Academic English Instructor - Temple University Japan (4/8)

PT Academic English Instructor Position at Temple University Japan in Tokyo

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Academic English Program (Day Intensive Courses)

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

Work hours
See below

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
Teach one or more of the following courses for the 2018 Summer Semester for the Academic English Program:

1) Tuesday/Thursday Courses (May 10 to July 17)
TOEFL (paper test) Listening, Grammar, and/or Reading Skills (90 min x 2 classes/wk): Tues & Thurs at various times between 8:40-14:10

2) Monday/Wednesday/Friday Courses (May 9 to July 18)
Content Course (120 min x 3 classes/wk)
MWF 13:40-15:40

These courses are for high school graduates or for adults who want to improve their academic English skills in order to be successful in TUJ undergraduate or graduate programs or for possible future study abroad. Classes are held entirely in English.

Primary responsibilities
• Following guidelines: make syllabi, prepare materials, select textbooks
• 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, including experience teaching TOEFL or content courses
• Prefer instructors who can continue in this position throughout the year

Sun, 2018-04-08
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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: 1. a letter of application; 2. full academic c.v.; 3. contact information for two references. Please 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.

Mejiro Kenshin Junior & Senior High School (3/20)

Mejiro Kenshin is looking for an English teacher to teach 3 days per week, 10 - 12 hours plus attend 1 meeting per week.

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Salary is from 146,200 – 215,800 yen per month depending on experience. Transportation allowance and paid holidays are provided. Contract is for 1 year with the possibility of renewal.

- currently reside in Japan
- have native-level English speaking skills
- have a proper visa
- be a university graduate
- have at least 1 year of teaching experience in a junior or senior high school
- have a teaching credential or Master's degree in a relevant field

The position starts from April. Apply ASAP!

Tue, 2018-03-20
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FT Private Elementary School in Tsukuba, Ibaraki (3/20)

DIC seeks a full time Native-level English Teacher for a Private Elementary school in Tsukuba-city in Ibaraki-Pref.

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Starting from April 2018

5 Days ( Mon - Fri 08:40 - 16:20 )

Total 18 classes (each 45 mins) in a week.

Payment 300,000yen plus full transportation.

With teaching experience of elementary school and Japanese language ability .

Teaching certificate preferable.

Tue, 2018-03-20
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Lecturer or Assistant Professor - Nagoya University of Commerce and Business (5/1)

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Nagoya University of Commerce and Business () seeks two highly motivated, collegial, responsible and academically-oriented English language teaching scholars to join the newly establishedand expanding Faculty of Global Studies. In April 2018, the Faculty will launch a new curriculum with an emphasis on fostering an English environment to support students as they prepare for study abroad requirements.The Faculty welcomes applications from experienced teachers with an interest in developing and extending their research interests in EFL.

The Faculty of Global Studies offers a B.A. degree in Global and Interdisciplinary Studies aswell as English Studies. In addition to the English language coursework required of both majors, all students acquire a minor in business and complete a study abroad programme enroute to graduation. The Faculty of Global Studies is also responsible for designing and teaching the courses for the MEXT English teaching certificate, which is available to students through separate application.

Reporting to the Dean of the Faculty of Global Studies, the open positions hold administrative, teaching, research/creative activity, and potentially some leadership responsibilities. A successful candidate is expected to actively participate in and provide support for all the Faculty’s programs and initiatives. A successful candidate will also demonstrate that he/she embraces and has the initiative to advance the cross-disciplinary nature of the Faculty and its interactions with other university faculties and programs. The position is at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor and the salary is very competitive; both rank and salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Rank: Lecturer or Assistant Professor

Date: September 1st 2018

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Teaching responsibilities: 7 classes of 100 minutes each per week, focusing on English language and cross-cultural communication with the aim of increasing students' standardized test scores for study abroad

• Non-teaching responsibilities: conduct and publish research, maintain office hours, provide additional support to students, and participate in all official university functions

• Active participation in curriculum reform, course adaptation and faculty development


• Two-year renewable contract with a highly competitive salary based on qualifications and experience

• Salary will be paid in 14 installments per year (inclusive of a bonus of one month salary paid in July and in December)

• Holidays in line with normal Japanese university conventions

• Excellent benefits package including private health insurance and pension, agenerous research budget and (with approval) a dedicated work day for research activities

To Apply:

Please gather the following application materials and sendthem in PDF format to Professor Tak Uemura (Dean, Faculty of Global Studies) at

1. A cover letter

2. An updated curriculum vitae (please indicate whether publications are peer-reviewed), including a recent passport-type photo

3. Two letters of recommendation from current/previous employers

4. One copy of highest degree diploma (For ABD candidates, please also submit a statement from your advisor indicating an approximate timeline for your degree completion.)

5. A statement of teaching philosophy

6. A statement of research goals and interests

7. If available, current/previous student evaluations of classroom teaching

Application Deadline: May 1st 2018

Applications meeting the stated minimum requirements will be reviewed upon receipt. Furthermore, applicants who meet the stated criteria will be contacted and invited for an interview in English (either in person, or by Skype for overseas candidates) and possibly a teaching demonstration (in person if in Japan, or by video if overseas).

***Please Note: Incomplete applications and applications that do not meet the stated minimum qualifications will not be considered.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. ABD or Ph.D. / Ed.D. in TESOL /Applied Linguistics/English language education (candidates with a degree from related area of study within the field of education, e.g., higher education, educational psychology, may be considered if an appropriate background in teaching English can be demonstrated)

2. English language teaching experience at the higher education level

3. High level of English proficiency.

Additional Desired Qualities:

1. Experience living and working in a country or countries culturally different from one's own

2. Knowledge of and interest in language teaching and learning in Japanese higher education

3. Practical English language teaching qualifications (e.g. certificates and/or diplomas with a practicum assessment)

4. Evidence of workplace collaboration and collegiality

About Nagoya University of Commerce & Business:

Founded in 1953, Nagoya University of Commerce and Business is situated on an exceptionally beautiful campus in the most economically productive region of Japan: Nagoya. One of the leading business schools in Japan, NUCB consistently receives high academic rankings and is strongly committed to global standards for excellence in scholarship and research. It is also the only business school in Japan to be accredited by both AACSB International and AMBA. NUCB comprises of just over 3,500 students and 100 teaching staff. About 30 of the teaching staff are from abroad.

Tue, 2018-05-01
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Email: Post: Tak Uemura Nagoya University of Commerce and Business (NUCB) 4-4 Sagamine, Komenoki, Nisshin, Aichi 470-0193, Japan

Full-time Assistant Professor, International University of Japan, Niigata (5/31)

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Job Description:
The International University of Japan in Niigata, a graduate institution catering to a multinational, multicultural student body, is seeking an individual to fill a full-time Assistant Professor position in the area of TEFL/TESL, beginning April 1, 2019. The contract is initially for two years, renewable subject to performance and budget, with the potential of the position leading to tenure.

Job Details:
Requirements: At least an M.A. in TEFL/TESL, Applied Linguistics, or an equivalent area; at least two years TEFL/TESL experience at the university level; teaching of academic writing and oral communication skills (i.e., presentation and discussion skills) at the tertiary level; some administrative experience at the university level; at least three academic publications.

Desirable attributes: Teaching and administrative experience in intensive English programs; experience with language test creation and calibration; teaching and administrative experience in English for professional/business communication; experience with computer-assisted language learning (CALL); experience in offering teacher education courses and conducting teacher training workshops, preferably to high school English teachers; experience teaching cross-cultural communication.

Duties: Teach up to 12 hours during the regular terms (including individual conferencing with students), and up to 16 hours during the summer program, per week; teach academic writing to graduate-level students studying international management, relations, public policy, development or e-business. Other responsibilities include curriculum development and course design, course coordination and program management, and committee duties.

Salary and benefits: Around six (6) million yen (gross annual income, before any tax and medical insurance deductions); research funding; allowances.

Application materials (DIGITAL): Please attach to an email: (1) a cover letter (highlighting qualifications, experience, and research; describing current employment status and situation; giving reasons for applying), (2) a detailed resume (qualifications, teaching and other professional experience, research), (3) a passport size photo. Copies of letters of reference and publications shall be requested later from short-listed candidates.

Deadline: Applications must be received by Sunday, May 31, 2018. Short-listed applicants will be interviewed at the university campus in Niigata or the IUJ office in Tokyo (as applicable).

Contact details: A cover letter in response to this advertisement, a resume, and a passport size photo (all digital) should be attached to an email and sent to Ms. Takahashi Noriko, International University of Japan, 777 Kokusai-cho, Minamiuonuma-shi, Niigata-ken, 949-7277. Email address:

(1) Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
(2) Applications that do not satisfy the listed position requirements will be ignored.

Thu, 2018-05-31
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The full application (along with the required materials - see 'Application Materials') should be sent to the following email address:

Kindergarten Teacher - Tokyo YMCA International School (3/29)

Tokyo YMCA International School seeks lead Kindergarten teacher for 5yr-old students. Our elementary program and classrooms are relocating to newly renovated spaces in our current building.

Job details: 

Position starts April, 2018 and will transition into a September to June program in 2018.
Requirements: State/Provincial license K-2 / Minimum - 2-yrs teaching experience
Preferences: Early Childhood Education certificate
Transportation Fee: Covered
Company Health Insurance: Provided with combinded employee support
Closest station: Toyocho on Tozai Line

Thu, 2018-03-29
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Saturday School English Teacher Kanagawa (3/29)

LCA is looking for a Saturday School English Teacher to work at our beautiful campus in Sagamihara, Kanagawa prefecture.

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Our Mission:
To give the children many opportunities to feel various emotions through a variety of mediums such as in daily life, music art, picture books and beauty of nature. To teach children to be curious about the world around them and new things to learn, asking questions like ""Why?"" and ""How?"" while having the feeling of wanting to know more. To not only guide the children to be able to express their own will and feelings in words, but to also be able to imagine how their friends are feeling. To build the children's self-esteem.

Successful candidates can select to work either a half day at 9,000 yen per half day or 18,000 yen per full day. Times are 9:00-13:00, 13:30-17:30

Thu, 2018-03-29
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LCA Kokusai Elementary School Teacher - Kanagawa (3/29)

LCA is looking for a Full-Time Elementary School English Teacher to work at our beautiful campus in Sagamihara, Kanagawa prefecture.

Job details: 

Looking for a Native-level speaker of English, must reside in Japan.

Our Mission:
To give the children many opportunities to feel various emotions through a variety of mediums such as in daily life, music art, picture books and beauty of nature. To teach children to be curious about the world around them and new things to learn, asking questions like ""Why?"" and ""How?"" while having the feeling of wanting to know more. To not only guide the children to be able to express their own will and feelings in words, but to also be able to imagine how their friends are feeling. To build the children's self-esteem.

Additional benefits
*Many paid holidays
*Medical insurance
*Housing assistance
*Transportation assistance
*Visa sponsorship (However, must have a current visa to apply)

Thu, 2018-03-29
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English Teacher - British Hills (3/15)

We need enthusiastic and experienced teachers who can commit to a full-time position in a challenging but very rewarding environment; sponsorship is available for visa extensions. 

Job details: 

At British Hills we teach a wide variety of topics to a wide range of clients. The lessons include some arts and crafts, calligraphy, cookery, sport, dance and board games and a wide range of English, business and cultural topics. These include grammar, comprehension, pronunciation, speech skills, presentations, emails, discussions, British weddings, drama and a few school subjects such as music, mathematics, science and history. Our clients are mostly elementary to high school pupils but we also teach some pre-elementary learners, college and university students, private adult learners and businesspeople.

University Degree
Valid Working Visa
Preference will be given to teachers with more than two years’ experience teaching English in Japan.
Business English and hospitality experience is also a considerable advantage.

Monthly salary of 300,000 yen,
Contract completion payment
Performance based bonus,
Paid holidays.
Fully self-contained apartments that including basic furnishings (20,000yen/month + utilities),
Three meals a day
Cars available for private use,
Free internet access,
Free use of all on-site facilities.

Thu, 2018-03-15
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High School English Teacher Tsuchiura Nihon University Secondary School (3/23)

Tsuchiura Nihon University Secondary School is seeking an enthusiastic, creative and driven English teacher to join our school's English Oral Communication team.

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Job details:
TNUSS English Oral Communication teachers are responsible for teaching English communication and Academic English classes to junior and senior high school students, as well as for supporting the use of English throughout the school. This position is for a period of one year initially, renewable based on performance.

Job Description:
1) Teaching duties: 15 to 16 50-minute classes per week within a 40-hour work week. Responsibilities include developing teaching materials and lessons plans, unit plans and conversation/listening exercises, coaching for in-school and interscholastic meets, and preparation for various testing such as EIKEN, TOEFL and IELTS.
2) Administrative: TNUSS OC teachers are also required to attend meetings, assist in school events and activities assist in administration of in-house tests and cooperate with the school's PR department in various school promotion activities.

Faculty work from Monday to Friday at 8:30AM-4:30PM, and Saturdays from 8:30AM-2PM

1) Native English level Proficiency
2) Experience teaching non-native speakers of English
3) Able to plan and consistently deliver high quality lessons to students with
diverse needs and abilities.
5) Experience in collaborative planning and working in a multi-cultural workplace

1) Salary based on experience, transportation allowance, medical insurance, visa sponsorship
2) Generous vacation periods: 20 days paid personal holiday, Japanese holidays, including spring, summer and winter breaks.

Application Period:
March 2-23, 2018

Start of Employment:
1st April 2017 (successful candidate are expected to be available for orientation from March 27)

Applicants should submit the following documentation in .pdf format via email:
1) CV/Resume including a passport-sized photo and a detailed employment history
2) Cover letter highlighting your teaching philosophy and suitability for the post.
3) Additional documents may be requested as part of the selection process.

For more information, visit:

Fri, 2018-03-23
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Address all correspondence to: Engel L.P. Villareal Oral Communication Dept. Head Tsuchiura Nihon University Secondary School email:
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