Tokai University requires English Instructors

by Tokai University
(Hiratsuka, Kanagawa)

Tokai University requires English Instructors



ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR (NON-TENURE).
Full-time, eight classes/week spread over four days/week (M, Tue, Thur,
F). Most classes meet twice/week (M/Thur or Tue/F) but some classes meet
once/week. Semesters: April to early August and late September to
mid-February. Classes include: Required Listening & Speaking and
Required Reading & Writing courses; Electives such as TOEIC/TOEFL,
Career English, Grammar, Interactive English, Practical English,
Pronunciation, Presentation, Debate, Discussion; Career English and
Critical Thinking Minor courses; and Intercultural Understanding Minor
courses. Other duties include: keeping weekly office hours, attending
monthly teachers meetings, proctoring common exams, staffing the English
counseling center (E-navi), working on committees, coaching students for
the English speech contest and interviews, and attending special events
(e.g. Graduation, Entrance Ceremony, Annual General Meeting, etc.).
Non-tenured position. Teaching location Shonan campus, Kanagawa, nearest
train station Tokaidaigakumae Station, Odakyu Line. Proper visa; native
English speaker or native-level English proficiency; MA (TEFL, TESL,
TESOL, Applied Linguistics or related area); three years teaching
experience at the college/university level in Japan; and basic computer
skills (Word, Excel, etc.) required. Ph.D. (TEFL/TESOL/TESL, Applied
Linguistics or related area); TESL/TESOL/TESL/CELTA/RSA certification or
teaching license; conversational Japanese ability; experience with
Moodle; and previous publications in TEFL,TESL, Linguistics or related
field preferred. APPLICANT MUST CURRENTLY RESIDE IN JAPAN. Will sponsor
or renew visa. Accommodation: housing allowance 15,000yen per month.
Annual research allowance, transportation allowance, paid holidays, paid
vacation, and health insurance automatically deducted from salary.
One-year contract, renewable up to 5 years. Application deadline Friday,
September 13, 2013. Position begins April 1, 2014. Apply by postal mail
with CV/resume (with recent photo‚ include list of publications), copies
of diploma(s) and any teaching certificates (originals must be brought
to interview), letter of introduction/cover letter no more than 1 page
long detailing interests and qualifications, copies of three major
publications from those listed on the CV/resume, copy of university and
graduate school transcripts, 2 recent letters of recommendation
(preferably within the past 6 months, signed and sealed; note: sending
just a list of referees is NOT acceptable), photocopy of first passport
page with photo, photocopy of visa page, photocopy of residence/foreign
registration card, and 2 sample syllabi for a university English course,
especially combined skills courses (e.g. Reading and Writing, Listening
and Speaking). "Application materials will NOT be returned. Selection
Process: Preliminary screening will be based on application documents.
Candidates who pass the first stage of the selection process, will be
notified in September. Interviews (including a mock teaching session)
for candidates successfully advancing to the second stage will likely be
scheduled for September/October. It is therefore important that you list
current contact information (email and home and mobile phone numbers) on
your CV. Interview transportation costs are to be borne by the
applicant, and those interviewed must bring their original diplomas with
them." Contact Ms. Melody Elliott, Group 1 Vice-Chair, Foreign Language
Center, Tokai University Shonan Campus. 4-1-1 Kitakaname, Hiratsuka-shi,
Kanagawa-ken, Japan 259-1292.
http://www.u-tokai.ac.jp (university)
http://www.flctokai.com/ (FLC)
"If you have additional questions not covered by the ad listing, please
contact Ms. Melody Elliott by email."
mailto:elliott.melody@gmail.com


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