Tokyo International University (TIU), located in the greater Tokyo area is seeking qualified applicants to teach in the Global Teaching Institute (GTI). The purpose of GTI is to bring undergraduate students in contact with a diverse English-speaking faculty that will engage them in practical English communication skills through a variety of language learning and culture-related topics. Fellows teach a variety of courses including: 1st and 2nd year required skill-based classes, and English for academic-purposes (EAP).
Job responsibilities include teaching 15 hours per week per semester spread across 5 days (9:00am to 5:50pm). Courses are assigned a standardized curriculum with required textbooks. Fellows are also expected to hold three 90-minute advising sessions per week in the English Plaza, develop curricula and materials, and attend departmental and coordinator meetings. Fellows also assist with recruitment including TIU Open Campus sessions and high school visits throughout the year.
All appointments will be made for an initial two-year contract, and is renewable two times upon mutual agreement. The remuneration package includes salary of 5,250,000 yen per year, health insurance, pension, commuting allowance, relocation stipend and housing support for international transfer and research fund allowance.
For more information about GTI and TIU, here are some links: GTI: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3T8Rk2ICzo English PLAZA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4cGkpUi96w E-track program: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWhJsRkLTIo GTI Faculty: http://www.tiuenglishplaza.com/staff.html
TIU welcomes passionate applicants who meet the following requisites: experience teaching in EFL or ESL programs, collaborating in a collegiate environment on education materials and on-going curriculum development at the university level, excellent communication skills and hold a master’s degree in a relevant field, e.g., SLA, SLT, TESOL or Applied Linguistics with clear evidence of coursework and relevant capstone, thesis or dissertation.
The application deadline will be October 15th for April 1, 2018 start.
Qualified applicants should submit the following documents:
Letter of application
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Statement of teaching philosophy
List of courses previously taught
Contact information for two current references
Scanned or photocopies of all certificates and diplomas at the undergraduate and graduate-level received
Email all materials to the address listed below.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Global Teaching Institute c/o Human Resources Web: http://tiu.ac.jp
Please note that we will respond only to those who pass the initial screening by the document.
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Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: health insurance, pension, commuting allowance, research fund allowance